David B. Williams is a geologist who seeks out the natural world in urban landscapes. He is the author of 2 books and has written several articles for publications such as Smithsonian, Earth, and American History. He currently works as the education assistant at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture on the campus of the University of Washington, in Seattle, WA.
Ian Punnett welcomed veteran police officer Jack Ballentine (book link), who discussed his life as the country's most successful undercover hit man for hire. He shared how he convincingly infiltrated the worlds of organized crime, jealous spouses, and the criminally insane. In the first hour, author David B. Williams talked about his research into building stones and the remarkable stories behind them. ... More »Host: Ian Punnett