Female Self-Defense with Beth From Pretty Loaded

May 22nd, 2019

In Episode 31, Glen had to be out of town so Shelby flies solo and interviews Beth from Pretty Loaded. Beth is an expert in female self-defense. Shelby and Beth are peas in a pod and have a great discussion of the topic - and other topics. Men will benefit from hearing this, too. Shelby and Beth take this great discussion into the After Show, which is available exclusively to Patreon Supporters

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Regional Differences in Prepping: Minnesota and Quebec

May 15th, 2019

In Episode 30, we have experienced preppers Rick in Minnesota and Bruce in Quebec, Canada on to talk about prepping in their areas and the different issues they have compared to the rest of the US. The differences are more than just cold climates and gun laws - it’s fascinating. The After Show available to Patreon supporters is hilarious when Bruce, who speaks with a combination New Zealand and French Canadian accent, yells out everyone’s favorite word for liberals from Massachusetts (“Mass-holes!”).  

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Hilarious Excuses for Not Prepping and Listener Mail

May 8th, 2019

In Episode 29, we cover some reasons people give for not prepping and demolish them. You’ve probably heard them too - or maybe said them. We also read and discuss a listener’s email that will choke you up. We feature our weekly “I Miss America” moment. Patreon supporters make this show possible. Please be one.

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Four Types of Prepper Spouses and Blended Families when SHTF

May 1st, 2019

In Episode 28, we talk about something no one else does: prepper marriages. Specifically, we discuss the four types of prepper spouses. Then we talk about another thing no one else does: how deal with step kids who live outside your house when SHTF. Do you try to rescue them? Leave them there? Tough choices. In the After Show, we talk about “moderates” who are afraid to fight hiding behind intellectualism and we answer questions from Patreon supporters

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Bug Out Location Selection Expert Brian Domke

April 24th, 2019

In Episode 27, we’re joined by Brian Domke of Strategic Landscape Design. He provides expert guidance to preppers looking at bug out locations by assessing them for water, food production, off-grid energy, and security. You can learn a ton about your own location or be thinking about what to look for in a parcel in the future. The After Show was pretty raucous; something about being in a hotel room with us and someone wearing a tank top, “Daisy Dukes,” and high heels. Hmmm… Patreon supporters get access to the After Show.

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The Real Dan Morgan and Alaska Prepping

April 17th, 2019

In Episode 26, we are joined by the real Dan Morgan, the commander of the gate guards in 299 Days who also makes an appearance in Shelby Gallagher’s upcoming third book. He has experience defending military airfields and was a K9 handler; he gives tips to preppers on security your bug out location and dogs. He lives in Alaska and talks about the unique prepping issues there. In the After Show, we answer Patreon’s questions for Dan and play “Dead or Canadian,” where Dan guesses if minor celebrities are, well, dead or Canadian. The After Show is available to Patreon Supporters who contribute a whopping $2 a month to fund the show. It’s kinda worth it - I mean, dead or Canadian? What’s not to love about that. Oh, and a ton of great prepping information. 

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Why Prepper Fiction Is More Than Just Fiction with Dee Cooper of The Written Apocalypse

April 10th, 2019

In Episode 25, we’re joined by Dee Cooper, a prepper fiction author and creator of The Written Apocalypse, a Facebook group for prepper fiction readers. Hear why prepper fiction is much, much more than just entertaining - it’s key knowledge. In the After Show, available to Patreon supporters, we play “Live or Die” with Dee (hilarious), talk about good people in New England (they exist!), and feminism. Glen does his best Boston accent. Fun stuff.

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A 51st State? A 52nd and 53rd? with Lady Liberty

April 3rd, 2019

In Episode 24, we’re joined by Lady Liberty, the spokeswoman for the proposed new State of Liberty, which is eastern Washington splitting off from western Washington. It’s a for-real thing and could very easily happen. We also talk about gerrymandering and the idea of the current 50-state United States breaking up. You don’t hear these kinds of topics anywhere else, so please support the show by becoming a Patreon supporter for as little as $2 a month.  

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The Journey from Prepping 1.0 to 2.0 (and more) with Caz

March 27th, 2019

In Episode 23, we’re joined by Caz who hosts the YouTube channel 4th Dimension. We talk about evolving as a prepper, divorce and remarriage, and more. In the After Show for Patreon supporters, we talk about CW2 (Civil War 2) and play “Live or Die,” which is where look at a photo of someone and discuss if they’ll live or die in the Collapse.

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Comms for Preppers with a Special Ops Guy

March 20th, 2019

In Episode 22, we’re joined by NC Scout, a former special operations communications guy. His website, Brushbeater, is a gold mine of information. We talk about practical, do-able things preppers can do for comms. In the After Show for Patreon supporters, we play our new game: Live or Die. It’s a game Shelby and Glen developed where we look at someone and instantly assess whether they’ll likely live or die in the Collapse. It’s full of stereotypes, generalizations, and “judginess.” There is no political correctness here. After playing the game, NC Scout discusses his view of the future of America and what the Collapse will look like. Fascinating stuff.

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