Evan Ratliff is an award-winning investigative journalist and the author of The Mastermind: Drugs, Empire, Murder, Betrayal, about the 21st century’s most ambitious criminal cartel and the programming genius behind it. Evan’s writing also appears in Wired, California Sunday, The New Yorker, National Geographic, and other magazines. He was the cofounder and editor in chief of Atavist and The Atavist Magazine, which under his editorship was nominated for two Emmy Awards for News and Documentary and nine National Magazine Awards. (Atavist wasacquired by Wordpress.com in 2018.)
On the side, he co-hosts the acclaimed Longform Podcast, a best-of-the-year selection by The Atlantic, New York, Time, and other publications. He was also the co-founder of Pop-Up Magazine, the live magazine that The New York Times has called "a sensation."
Authors Jon Levi and David Edward discussed their book, Evidence of the Old World, which attempts to unravel hidden complexities in history. Researcher Preston Dennett reports on UFO encounters and accounts of people who have had face-to-face contact with humanoids.