The Genetic Genealogist promotes another for-profit testing service called 23andMe [The Latest on 23andMe].
Go to their website [23andMe] where you'll find this teaser ...
Connect to the Famous and the InfamousI still find it curious that there are "science bloggers" who promote these for-profit companies without ever mentioning the scam that they're perpetrating by misleading the general public about what the tests can achieve. The kit from 23andMe costs $999.00 (US).
Are you more closely related to European royalty or American outlawry? Use 23andMe's Ancestry tools to find out whether your maternal lineage links you more closely to Marie Antoinette or Jesse James. Your 23andMe account also connects you genetically to many other celebrities and historical figures, from Bono to Ben Franklin. Read more about 23andMe's celebrity features.
Some of the bloggers are employed by companies in this field (e.g. Eye on DNA). I don't know about The Genetic Genealogist