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At long last, I FINALLY read the first 299 Days book, The Preparation! Loved it! For those of you not familiar, 299 Days is a series of 10 books written […]

Tonight my daughter Penny and I read a cool little prepping bedtime story, called “Jake and Miller’s Big Adventure.” The book is written by my friend Bernie Carr, and I […]

Could a young adult novel teach you anything about prepping? That’s the question I asked myself prior to diving in the book Life As We Knew It. Set in the […]

Recently finished reading the book Prepper’s Home Defense by Jim Cobb. REALLY good book! It covers several topics related to security that a prepper would want to be aware of, […]

This Christmas, I was lucky enough to get a couple of really cool preps on the list of things I’d been wanting! The Backyard Homestead by Carleen Madigan This is […]

Even though I’m cooling my heels in the Boston Marriott, I wanted to make a quick prepisode about the book “Off The Grid Homes.” Although I used it as my […]

I’ve actually had The Prepper Next Door for quite a while (like 4 months quite a while), but just finished it the other day. To be completely honest with you […]

If you guys watched my 72 hour power outage simulation last week, you might remember seeing me read Scott Williams “The Pulse” by candlelight. I just finished reading it, and […]

A couple months ago, I got a little gift in the mail from our friend and fellow prepper Ben R–the book “One Second After”, by William R. Forstchen. With all […]

In today’s BOWM, I pass along some of the handiwork of my good buddy Alex over at The Bubba Effect. Alex has put together a reference library that will make […]

Recently finished the book “On Island Time” by Scott Williams. Great read.  This book chronicles his adventures as a vagabond in the Caribbean over a period of a couple years. […]

As part of being financially prepared, those of us who run small businesses are constantly looking for ways to innovate, improve, and do things better. What Gary Vaynerchuk shares in […]

Just read Bug Out Vehicles And Shelters by Scott Williams. Here are my 2 cents. Big thanks to Scott Williams and the folks at Ulysses Press. You can check out […]

Looking for a good book on self-sufficiency?  Better Off is the story of an academic east coast couple that decides to go without electricity for a year. To do this, […]

At long last, I’m back from my holiday hiatus in San Diego. While it was a fun filled trip, I’m excited to be back to my routine and to you […]

After having this book for over a year, I finally dug in and read it. Took me about a week and a half (maybe 3 hours total). Eye opening on […]

Could we really be punished for our thoughts? Could we truly be empowering a govenment that takes away our very “inalienable rights?” In his masterpiece 1984, George Orwell paints an […]

In case we haven’t already chatted about it, I love the book Emergency. Unlike other survival books that contain checklists and step by step instructions, Emergency, by Neil Strauss, is […]

Introducing bathroom reading for preppers… I recently got my hands on a copy of The Prepper’s Pocket Guide: 101 Easy Things You Can Do To Ready Your Home For A […]

Last week I finished Cody Lundin’s 98.6: The Art of Keeping Your Ass Alive. While this isn’t an “urban survival” book (strictly speaking), it is loaded with good information that […]

I still remember the first time I stayed up past my bedtime. Mom and dad were gone for the night, and the babysitter either didn’t have a clue or didn’t […]

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6W07bFa4TzM[/youtube] On April 15,2011, John Aglialoro’s production of Atlas Shrugged hit select theaters across America. It sold a marginal 1.7 million in sales on opening weekend, and received a measly […]

Before they asked the question, they would’ve had no way of knowing the danger they were in. But I’m sure it didn’t take long afterward to realize it. By that […]