History Channel's Ancient Aliens Analysis

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You can’t scroll through Facebook without coming across the familiar face of Giorgio Tsoukalos from the show Ancient Aliens. With those outstretched arms, squinty eyes, and mad trademark crazy hair (which seems to get wilder every season) he’s the star of a thousand internet memes usually sporting an “Aliens” caption. He’s undoubtedly the star of the show and thanks to his popularity and internet fame almost everyone knows who he is, even if they’ve never seen the show. History Channel’s Ancient Aliens is a documentary style TV series that showcases the theory of Ancient Aliens, which is the idea that that intelligent extra-terrestrial beings visited Earth and made contact with humans in prehistoric times. According to this theory almost all…show more content…
Daniken wrote his first book on the subject, Chariots of the Gods, in 1968 and despite all expectations it became a worldwide best seller. He lived the “playboy lifestyle” for a while after that but it soon caught up to him and he ended up in prison on fraud charges (where he wrote his next book). After meeting Daniken, Giorgio then began to study under him and was introduced to other people in the field. Today Giorgio is the Director of Daniken’s Ancient Alien Society (formerly A.A.S. R.A. – Archaeology, Astronautics and SETI Research…show more content…
But what exactly is this publication and where can it be found? According to the Aliens Man the online and print journal Legendary Times, “is the only publication in the world to exclusively report about the Ancient Astronaut theory." It seems he was the founder of this publication which began in 1998 and published through until 2008 (just before Giorgio began to appear on Ancient Aliens). Since 2008 though no new issues have been published and there’s no information about whether or not there will be further publications. The magazine does still have an active Facebook page which looks like it’s primarily used to promote Giorgio's speaking engagements and appearances. According to the site you can download back issues through Tsoukalos' publishing company Legendary Times

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