In The Rabbit Hole Urban Survival

In The Rabbit Hole Urban Survival

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Zen and the Art of Walking Silently
Apr 22 • 31 min
Dexx drops in the explain how walking silently is a useful skill that teaches you a lot more than you ever expected. ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e295
Special Survival CHI Final Summation
Apr 15 • 14 min
In this back to basics episode, we return to the source: Survival CHI—corny name, but the serious model ITRH was founded on. ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e294 ~ Special Announcement: WTF is Happening to the ITRH Podcast?…
Fundamentals of the Survival Model Basic-8 Made Easy
Apr 8 • 8 min
We go back to basics with a short discussion on the basic-8. It’s your simple mental model for ensuring your preparedness bases are covered. ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e293 ~ The end of the podcast explainer episode…
Gary Collins on How to Make Your Life Decluttered
Apr 1 • 33 min
Gary drops in for one last time. We discuss how the idea of decluttering goes far beyond merely throwing how ugly sweaters, odds, and ends. It’s a big hairy message and mission, but we think you’ll like it. ~ The end of the podcast explainer episode…
Glen Tate on The State of Prepping and the US
Mar 25 • 45 min
Glen Tate, the author of the 299 Days series, drops in. Glen Tate, the author of the 299 Days series, drops in. We catch up on his shenanigans, how his views have changed over the years, and a future outlook. ~ The end of the podcast explainer episode…
Special Announcement: WTF is Happening to ITRH?
Mar 20 • 6 min
We discuss the future of ITRH, what’s happening, and a brief explanation. https://www.intherabbithole.com/301
Appleseed, Farm, Field, and Firearms with Amanda
Mar 18 • 26 min
Amanda from Farm Field and Firearms drops by. We discuss her adventures at Appleseed and learning to shoot to 3000 yards. ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e290
Water Storage for Preppers Simplified
Mar 11 • 8 min
We go back to basics with a short discussion on water storage for preppers. Are you ignoring a crucial prep or probably over thinking it? Get show notes and resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e289/
Meditations on Violence for Your Survival with Rory Miller
Mar 4 • 42 min
Author and corrections officer Rorry Miller joins us once again. We discuss his book Meditations on Violence and important lies that might get you killed. ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e288
The Tide Series - A Bio-apocalypse Thriller
Feb 25 • 24 min
Author and bioengineer Anthony Melchiorri Ph.D. drops in to share with us how he crafts his post-apocalyptic fiction just for you in The Tide series. ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e287
What Does it Mean to Be a Competent Prepper
Feb 18 • 37 min
Justin Carroll drops by to discuss what it means to be a competent prepper and why becoming an expert isn’t the right path for most preppers. ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e286
Building a Bug Out Bag: Big 6 New Prepper Mistakes
Feb 11 • 8 min
A bug out bags (aka BOB) is a cornerstone kit for preppers. There’s a good reason. It addresses one of the three primary responses: fight, flight, and freeze. But you’re not a simple animal. So, we’ll cover the six big mistakes preppers commonly make. ~…
How to Not Go Cryptocurrency Crazy in 2019
Feb 4 • 34 min
Your cryptocurrency Joey King drops by. We discuss the latest in the world of digital scarcity and what the future may hold. ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e284
Trackers - An EMP Post-Apocalyptic Survival Thriller
Jan 28 • 27 min
Author Nicholas Sansbury Smith drops by. He’s going to share with us how he crafted his EMP Thriller, titled the Tracker’s series, just for you. ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e283
Your EDC Kits Made Astoundingly Useful
Jan 21 • 48 min
EDC Kits are just as important, if not more, than BOBs. And like bug out bags, they are often built incorrectly. Your buddy Just Carroll drops by for a realistic discussion on simplifying your EDC. ~ Get episode resources here:…
A Simple Beginner’s Guide to Practical Preparedness
Jan 14 • 14 min
We go back to basics with a beginner’s guide to preparedness—a much-requested episode even by some long-time practitioners. ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e281
Hack How to Live Off-Grid The Best
Jan 7 • 43 min
Gary Collins of The Simple Life drops in to update us on his off-grid home project. We’ll learn how good life can be in a modern off-grid home for those who don’t want to live like a caveman or pioneer. ~ Get episode resources here:…
E279: Once Upon an Apocalypse EMP with Jeff Motes
Dec 31, 2018 • 22 min
Author Jeff Motes drops by. He’s going to share with us how he crafted his Once Upon an Apocalypse series just for you. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e279
E278: Will 2019 Make Crazy 2018 Look Tame?
Dec 24, 2018 • 5 min
Things are getting weird out there roving horde! 2018 was a strange year that sounds like a Billy Joel song when shared out loud. So what’s the ITRH prediction for 2019 and the answer? ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e278
E277: 2018 Super Random Intergalactic Prepper Gear Review
Dec 17, 2018 • 21 min
It’s the 2018 annual Super Random Intergalactic Prepper Gear Review episode, kids. If you’re new, this is not an exhaustive review. Instead, they’re simply fun episodes were I discuss produces I’ve personally purchased in the last year and what my…
E276: No BS Emergency Medicine for Crisis Big and Small
Dec 10, 2018 • 44 min
Paramedic Josh drops into the studio to share real-world information on becoming the medic of your prepper household. ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e276
E275: Prepper Holiday Gifts Ideas and Shenanigans
Dec 3, 2018 • 60 min
Your buddy Mark drops by. We discuss holiday gift buying ideas for the prepper in your house. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e275
E274: What Happens to the Survivors of an EMP Disaster
Nov 26, 2018 • 29 min
Author Chris Pike drops in to share her story, how she crafts prepper post-apocalyptic fiction, and an inside look at her EMP Survivor Series of books. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Get episode resources here:…
E273: Building AKs in 2019 with Jim Fuller
Nov 19, 2018 • 47 min
Firearms industry legend Jim Fuller of Rifle Dynamics joins us. We discuss building AKs and the future of 1940s tech. You know Rifle Dynamics if you’re into the AK-47 and AK-74. And if you don’t cotton to them, Jim might be able to change your mind. ~ Get…
E272: The Truth About Money and Preparedness
Nov 12, 2018 • 63 min
Joshua Sheets of Radical Personal Finance returns to discuss one of the biggest taboos of modern society: Money. At its core, money is an omni-tool; it can be turned into nearly anything else needed. Join us as we discuss the mindsets, strategies, and…
E271: Rory Miller on How to Win with Conflict Communication
Nov 5, 2018 • 63 min
Rory Miller joins us to discuss his book Conflict Communication, manipulation, and how to handle hostile confrontations easily. Can social engineering be used for good as well as evil? Can these skills save your life? Find out in this episode… ~ Become a…
E270: What Happens When a Pandemic Kills 99%
Oct 29, 2018 • 33 min
Author of After it Happens, Devon Ford, drops by. He’s a by former Guinness Book of Records record holder and shooting star of a writer. He’s going to tell us all about how he crafts his dystopian fiction for you. ~ Become a supporting member here:…
E269: How Zombies Came to Be a Survival Metaphor
Oct 22, 2018 • 14 min
Zombies: Are they absolute nonsense or useful metaphor for modern survival? In this episode, we have a little spooky fun and wax philosophically to gain perspective on prepping and the main thing to focus on. ~ Become a supporting member here:…
E268: How to Exploit a Solo 401K For Frugal Preppers
Oct 15, 2018 • 31 min
Have you ever heard about a Solo 401K? We’d never heard of it either. Turns out, we’re not alone. But what’s more interesting is how you can use this financial tool as a prepper and safeguard your money even if the market melts down. ~ Become a supporting…
E267: Crushing the RV Life and Living The Dream
Oct 8, 2018 • 61 min
Author Gary Collins drops by. He’s going to share us his story of the RV life and the trials of living the simple life of a modern nomad. It’s about the freedom to live your life on your own terms and in your own way. ~ Become a supporting member here:…
E266: Can BitCoin or BitCoin Cash hit $40,000 This Year?
Oct 1, 2018 • 43 min
Your BitCoin Cash buddy Joey King drops by. We discuss what the heck is going on with cryptocurrencies and what the future may hold. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e266
E265: What Happens When a Country Tears Apart
Sep 24, 2018 • 25 min
Author Shelby Gallagher drops in for her first ITRH interview. We discuss her book The Divide, her story, and some scary goings-on in Oregon. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Get episode resources here:…
E264: Lessons From Gun Control in the Third Reich
Sep 17, 2018 • 48 min
Gun control in the Third Reich is referenced in firearms regulations debates often. Yet, concrete information wasn’t readily available, until now. Fortunately, Stephen Halbrook took up the challenge. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net…
E263: How to Make Cows Pay for a Bug Out Location
Sep 10, 2018 • 53 min
Catch-up with Co-host Jason and his efforts to parlay his small-scale beef production effort into paying for a bug out location. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Get episode resources here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e263
E262: Building Systems of Survival Support
Aug 20, 2018 • 4 min
We quickly discuss bugging out, bugging in, hunkering down, and making sure you didn’t forget your wooby. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this episode can be found at: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e262
E261: Hurricane Preparedness in Under 10-Minutes
Jul 30, 2018 • 8 min
Here’s the thing about hurricanes: The time to think about them and prepare for them is long before they happen. This episode is a reminder for some and gentle nudge to all who might live in areas that experience them. ~ Become a supporting member here:…
E260: What Happens When You Are Drowning in Preparedness
Jul 16, 2018 • 7 min
In this ITRH summer short, we ponder what happens when you are drowning in preparedness. And we’ll discuss simple ideas for avoiding it. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this episode can be found at:…
E259: A Dirty Civil War and Fun With Checklists
Jul 2, 2018 • 7 min
We discuss rumors of civil war and checking your preps to ensure you are indeed prepped so you can be ready for whatever comes next. ~ Check out the gear shop here: https://www.intherabbithole.com/shop/ ~ Resources from this episode can be found at:…
E258: The Truth About Prepper Fiction
Jun 18, 2018 • 12 min
It’s summer shorts time. In this short, we discuss my favorite post-apocalyptic fiction. And we’ll get into something very wrong some readers do with their prepper fiction. ~ Resources from this episode can be found at:…
E257: The Weird Model Putting People in Danger
Jun 4, 2018 • 20 min
It’s summer shorts time once again. In this short we discuss the hidden mechanism of modern society putting people at risk. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this episode can be found at:…
E256: The 7 Best Prepper and Survival Books
May 21, 2018 • 15 min
We discuss the seven best survival book every prepper should read in this ITRH Summer Shorts episode. We’ll cover six nonfiction and one fiction book that influenced most modern prepper fiction. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~…
E255: The Dark and Heavy Season 7 Finale
May 7, 2018 • 30 min
We look back on the season, share a personal update, look to the future, and answer some listener questions. It’s the season 7 finale. Don’t miss.We look back on the season, share a personal update, look to the future, and answer some listener questions.…
E254: How to Simplify Your Life and Get Optimal Health
Apr 30, 2018 • 58 min
Gary Collins joins us to discuss the how to simplify your life. What it does it take to get there and what does author and former Federal Agent Gary know about it? He shares lessons from the Simple Life series this episode. ~ Become a supporting member…
E253: 2018 Super Random Prepper Gear Show
Apr 23, 2018 • 44 min
It’s the time of year where I review gear purchased in the last year. These are things I’m using, playing with, loving, and hating, in some cases. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this episode can be found at:…
E252: Facebook, YouTube, and Guns!
Apr 9, 2018 • 19 min
In this episode, we riff on guns, YouTube, and Facebook. And we’ll sit down with Justin Carroll. He’ll us understand Cambridge Analytics and your intimate secrets. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this episode can be…
E251: Surprising New Perspective on the EMP Nightmare
Apr 2, 2018 • 63 min
An EMP (Electro Magnetic Pulse) attack is one of the top three most feared catastrophes by preppers. It is reported that there will be a 90% population die off in the first year after one occurs. And that’s just the start. Arthur Bradley Ph.D., a NASA…
E250: Part III of 15 Lessons Important from 15 Years In Survival
Mar 26, 2018 • 19 min
Together, we wrap up the series on lessons from the past. I’ll share the final 5 lessons I’ve learned from 15-years in preparedness. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this episode can be found at:…
E249: 5 Important Lessons from 15 Years in Survivalism Part II
Mar 19, 2018 • 20 min
We pick up where we left off in episode 248. I’ll share 5 more lessons I’ve learned from 15-years in survivalism. Seems a lot of people enjoyed part one of the 5 Important Lessons from 15 Years in Survivalism series. So we’re going to keep things rolling…
E248: 5 Important Prepper Lessons from 15 Years in Survival
Mar 12, 2018 • 18 min
Together, we do a little time travel to learn lessons from the past. I’ll share 5 lessons I’ve learned from 15 years in survival preparedness. These are the things I wish I could go back and tell myself. And even if you’ve been at it a while, you may find…
E247: Arthur Bradley on The Survivalist Series Interview
Mar 5, 2018 • 29 min
Author Arthur Bradley drops by to share with us how and why he made The Survivalist series for you. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this episode can be found at: https://www.intherabbithole.com/e247 Arthur Bradley…
E246: Is Arming Teachers The Answer To School Shootings
Feb 26, 2018 • 17 min
We discuss whether or not arming teachers with guns is the best answer to stopping school shootings. The question is more complex than it appears. And, so is the answer. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this episode…
E245: Open Source Intelligence Secrets That Will Blow Your Mind
Feb 12, 2018 • 35 min
Michael Bazzel drops in to discuss Open Source Intelligence. He shares with some extremely creepy things people can find out about you from the internet. And we’ll discuss how to cleans them. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~…
E244: Off-Grid Solar System Fundamentals for Bug Out Locations
Feb 5, 2018 • 53 min
Rhodes of Iron Edison drops back in. He shares with us the fundamentals of an off-grid solar system. You’ll get the basics of what you need to know to start planning solar power for your bug out location or “vacation cabin”. ~ Become a supporting member…
E243: How to Prepare Your SHTF Dog for Catastrophe
Jan 29, 2018 • 37 min
Jill Powell of Remanent Canine 360 drops back by to share with how to take care of your SHTF Dog should the world go mad. You learn all about seldom discussed food storage and medicine for dogs. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~…
E242: An EMP How To Survival Story - Equipping Modern Patriots
Jan 22, 2018 • 36 min
Jonathan Hollerman stops back by to discuss his book series Equipping Modern Patriots. We cover everything from him as an author to his biggest prepper fiction pet peeve. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this episode…
E241: 7 Crazy Ways to Protect Your Identity & Make You Safer
Jan 15, 2018 • 54 min
Justin Carrol drops by to discuss several tinfoil hat ways to protect your identity and make you safer for 2018. We cover buying and setting up anonymous phones, cars, mailboxes, and land. And that’s just the start. ~ Become a supporting member here:…
E240: Basics of Solar Power and Scams That Will Make You Mad
Jan 8, 2018 • 56 min
Rhodes Carter of Iron Edison stops by to discuss the basics of solar power. We cover everything you need to know to start your journey and one big scam you should avoid. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this episode…
E239: Habits The Best Shooters and Professional Chefs Share
Jan 1, 2018 • 56 min
James Price drops by the studio to whip you into shape for the new year. We discuss what the habits that the best shooters and professional chefs both share. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this episode can be found…
E238: Behind the Scenes with the Voice of the Apocalypse
Dec 25, 2017 • 39 min
We sit down with voice-over artist Kevin Pierce aka the “Voice of the Apocalypse.” He shares with us how he got started in the business of book narration and eventually became the voice reading most of our favorite post-apocalyptic prepper fiction books…
E237: How To Choose the Best Survival Retreats for Bugging Out
Dec 18, 2017 • 57 min
In this episode, we’re joined by Jonathan Hollerman of Grid Down Consulting. We discuss the basics of survival retreats and bug out locations that may save your life in TEOTWAWKI. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from…
E236: How to Train a Dog for Disasters Big and Small
Dec 11, 2017 • 40 min
We sit down with Jill from Remnant K9 360 to discuss how to train a dog to be a survival asset. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this episode can be found at: http://www.intherabbithole.com/e236 Training a dog to be…
E235: No BS Practical Gun Training For Real World Survival
Dec 4, 2017 • 52 min
Concealed handgun instructor Salvatore DeGennaro joins us to discuss practical gun training. He’s going to share his thoughts on handguns vs. long-guns and must have EDC items. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this…
E234: Surviving a World Wide Pandemic and Conspiracy
Nov 27, 2017 • 30 min
Best-selling author Steven Konkoly joins us. We discuss how he crafts his prepper fiction books just for you. And we learn about his latest book: KILL BOX: A Post-Apocalyptic Pandemic Thriller. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~…
E233: War News from the Crazy BitCoin Cryptocurrency World
Nov 20, 2017 • 75 min
Joey King drops by to share news from the war front. The cryptocurrency war that is. He’s going to share with us some basics, history, news, and what to do with your BitCoin Cash. ~ Become a supporting member here: …
E232: How to Increase Wealth and Survive Your Likely Disaster
Oct 30, 2017 • 54 min
In this episode, Joshua Sheats of Radical Personal Finance stops by. He’s going to share with us some fundamental truths of how to increase wealth and how to survive the most likely disaster to impact your life. ~ Become a supporting member here:…
E231: How to Make the Best Gun Battery on a Small Budget
Oct 23, 2017 • 61 min
Josh drops by to discuss building up the best prepper gun battery on a small budget. Many preppers obsess over their gun battery. There’s a good reason: they are among the best tools to help keep us safe and defend our lives with. But building a full…
E230: This is What Happens When a Coronal Mass Ejection Strikes
Oct 16, 2017 • 31 min
In this episode, we’re joined by Author RE McDermott. He shares with us who he is, his book Under a Tell Tale Sky, and how life after a coronal mass eject might go off the rails. ~ Become a supporting member here: http://www.itrh.net ~ Resources from this…
E229: Fundamentals of How Power Is Restored After a Catastrophe
Oct 9, 2017 • 51 min
We sit down with Jay. He’s going to share with us how power grids are restored and put back together after a catastrophe. Plus, we’ll discuss basic safety tips for during and after a power outage to keep you safe. Become a supporting member here:…
E228: The 1911 - Love, Hate, Myth, Practicality, and Best Basics
Oct 2, 2017 • 54 min
In this episode, Justin Carroll drops back by to talk about the 1911 pistol. The US government paid a LOT of money teaching him to depend on one. And he shares real-world use lessons learned. So today we talk all things 1911 so you can decide if it’s…
E227: How to Make an Awesome Pantry for Disasters Big and Small
Sep 25, 2017 • 32 min
Daisy Luther drops back by. We discuss stocking your prepper pantry, cutting bills, and being a foodie in the apocalypse. Building out and stocking a good pantry isn’t sexy for most of us. But with a bit of thought, planning, observation, and smart buying…
E226: A Young Woman’s Story of Survival in a Mad World
Sep 18, 2017 • 31 min
We sit down with author Sara Hathaway; the creator of Day After Disaster and The Changing Earth series. She shares with us her writing story and thoughts on female preppers. Sara Hathaway is a female prepper. And she’s damn proud of it — as she should be.…
E225: How to Easily Navigate the Fascinating World of Navigation
Sep 11, 2017 • 27 min
we’re joined by author Glen Martin to discuss navigation skills for preppers and survivalists. Learning overland navigation skills easier than you might think. And there are some fun tricks. This includes one where your dog tries to tell you which way is…
E224: How to Overcome Poverty and NOT Kill Your Kids with Canning
Sep 4, 2017 • 35 min
We sit down with Daisy Luther from the Organic Prepper. She’s going to tell us how canning can make a huge impact in our lives. And as it turns out, this isn’t as hard or as dangerous as some might think. Daisy tells us all about it ~ Become a supporting…
E223: How To Hack the Robot Revolution and Thrive
Aug 28, 2017 • 60 min
Financial prognosticator John Pugliano drops by to warn us of the robot revolution and Skynet taking your job. And, he’ll offer advice on how to be the John Connor of your own financial future. Get resources here: http://www.intherabbithole.com/e223 Get…
E222: The Story of a Daughter’s Survival in a Harsh World
Aug 21, 2017 • 34 min
We sit down with author CA Rudolph to discuss his book series What’s Left of My World, his writing process, and survival lessons for Dads. What would it take to raise a strong female prepper? Two out of three hosts of ITRH struggle with this. The third…
E221: Living in a Van Down by the River
Aug 14, 2017 • 49 min
Justin Carroll stops by to discuss his bug out vehicle. To Justin, it’s not a BOV; it’s home, freedom, practical, and an adventure. He joins us to share his trials, tribulations, triumphs, and secrets to talking to people about his unique living…
Bonus - The BitCoin vs BitCoin Cash Crypto Wars
Aug 7, 2017 • 26 min
We sit back down with Joey King of BytesOfMan.com to find out what happened after BitCoin forked into BitCoin and BitCoin Cash. We’ll also discuss what to do next and what the future for the two crypto currencies may hold. ~ Become a supporting member…
E220: How to Survive in a Bitcoin World: War, Hackers, and Scams
Aug 7, 2017 • 64 min
In this episode, we sit down with Joey King; BitCoin blogger and developer. He’s going to tell us all about BitCoin and the fate of money as we know it. Several years ago, Joey left his fortune 100 job to pursue his passion for BitCoin. Since…
E219: How to Decide: Night Vision for Preppers
Jul 23, 2017 • 52 min
Night Vision for preppers: Own the night and see bad things before they can see you. These are the phrases often used to describe the technology for tactical applications. And it’s an enticing premise. Who wouldn’t want the advantage and superpower of…
E218: The Drunk Episode - Travel with Firearms
Jul 5, 2017 • 24 min
In this episode, we’re joined by Josh to discuss traveling with guns and knives. He’s a long-time private security professional who has been all over the world. Traveling with guns can be a tricky subject, and so can knives. However, it’s not as…
E217: Best Tactical Schools and Little Deadly Lies
May 15, 2017 • 71 min
In E217, we sit down with James Price to discuss tactical schools and training. He’s going to lift up the skirt on the tactical training industry and show us what’s going on. He’s also going to share with us where many of us are…
E216: Surviving on a Sailboat in the Zombie Apocalypse
May 1, 2017 • 28 min
In this book club episode, we’re joined by author Zack Lynn to discuss surviving on a sailboat in the zombie apocalypse. Surviving on a Sailboat in a bugout scenario presents several advantages and disadvantages. Advantages include not being stuck in…
E215: How to Secure your Home Like a Professional Safe House
Apr 24, 2017 • 34 min
In this episode, James Price shares with us his trade secrets for securing your home like a high-value safe house. For new listeners, James is a veteran executive protection consultant with over a decade of experience as a high-priced civilian…
E214: EMP Attacks on the United States with Author Cal Wilson
Apr 17, 2017 • 41 min
In this episode, we sit down with Cal Wilson. He’s an attorney by day and a prepper author by night. We discuss his new book about an EMP attack and life afterward. If you think this is just another EMP book, you may be in for a surprise. Tigers and…
E213: 6 Key Survival Skills Areas to Focus on Over More Gear
Apr 12, 2017 • 31 min
In this episode, we discuss survival skills people should be focusing on most. This is a back-to-basics episode good for new preppers and prodding old timers. There’s a topic that keeps coming up more and more in the conversations I have with…
E212: Determining How Much Ammo to Store for When SHTF (or not)
Apr 3, 2017 • 24 min
In this episode, we discuss how much ammo to store. This will be a short back to basics show. People often wrestle with how much ammo is enough. Today, we try to put things into perspective. Ten thousand rounds of stored ammo is a number you’ll…
E211: Surviving a Terrorist Attack in The Borrowed World
Mar 27, 2017 • 33 min
In this episode, we sit down with author Franklin Horton to discuss his book series The Borrowed World. It’s a story about an everyday non-super-ninja guy who finds himself far from home and surviving a terrorist attack and it’s crippling effects….
E210: 7 SHTF Life-saving Skills that May Save Your Life Today
Mar 20, 2017 • 67 min
James Price is back with the real life-saving skills that may save your life today. We discuss skills you should start practicing today. They’re probably not what you think. Many of us in the survival and preparedness community focus on tactical…
E209: The CIA Listened to this Episode about Vault 7 WikiLeaks and Domestic Spying
Mar 13, 2017 • 42 min
In this episode, we welcome back Justin Carrol. He’s going to share with us the reality of Vault 7 WikiLeak domestic spying info dump. And we answer the question: Is your smart home sending the CIA and NSA pictures of your pepper junk. First of…
E208: Understanding Bug-out Bags, Car Bags, and EDC Bags
Feb 27, 2017 • 23 min
In this episode, Aaron goes back to basics with a short episode on the trio of bags for survival: Bug-out bags, car bags, and EDC Bags. A Bug-out bag is where new peppers tend to focus their early attention. And they tend to end up looking like…
E207: Urban Farming for Fun and Profit
Feb 20, 2017 • 40 min
In this episode, we discuss making a little money through urban farming with your buddy Michael Jordan the Bee Whisperer. It’s not as hard as you may think. Many of us in the preparedness community have small, medium, and even larger urban…
E206: How to Build an Off-grid Home
Feb 13, 2017 • 62 min
Gary Collins is back with more off grid shenanigans, misadventures, and advice. You’ll get the ins and outs for when you’re ready to build out that perfect bug out location. Bug Out Locations and retreat cabins usually can’t be grid tied due to their…
E205: Real World Self-Defense and Gun Fighting for Preppers
Feb 6, 2017 • 62 min
In this episode, we sit down with Jeanna Cournoyer to discuss self-defense and firearms training. Jeanna is a bit like a female John Wick with a long resume of training in Krav Maga, firearms, and stress training. She also happens to be…
E204: The State of Survival and Preparedness Address 2017
Feb 3, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode, Aaron shares his thoughts on the state of the survival and preparedness community. You see, there’s been much to do in recent months about a large downturn in the number of people engaged in being prepared. But there’s also been a lot…
E203: Survival Gear Reviews, Thoughts, and 2017
Jan 23, 2017 • 50 min
In this episode, you and Aaron sit down together for the annual survival gear review show. He’ll share his thoughts guns, holsters, and tools. And you’ll hear about survival skills for 2017 and new things around ITRH. Every year, ITRH does a gear…
E202: Revolvers for Survival and EDC
Jan 16, 2017 • 52 min
In this episode, we sit down with Justin Carroll to discuss revolvers for survival and EDC. Listeners know Justin from Prepper Opsec. But he also has a passion for revolvers, as it turns out. And in this episode, he shares his journey into the world…
E201: Running & Gunning with WTF Biathlon
Jan 9, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode, we sit down with Dan from Waco Tactical Fitness. He shares with us what the WTF Biathlon is, how it started, and why they’re a great sport for preppers and shooters. Let’s be honest: preppers love their gear and guns. We buy rifles…
E200: 2017 Predictions Made & Listener Questions Answered
Jan 2, 2017 • 40 min
In this episode, Aaron makes 2017 predictions and answers listener questions. And there’s also a special thank you message to all the listeners from ITRH to start. You see, ITRH has crossed a major milestone: 200 episodes. Most podcasts don’t make it…
E199: The Last Tribe author Brad Manuel Interview
Dec 26, 2016 • 38 min
In this episode, we sit down with author Brad Manuel. He’ll share with us how he crafted a different kind of post-apocalyptic book. There are no super-elite-range-seals. No ninja warriors. Just regular folks trying to survive. But somehow it still…
E198: Prepping in Apartments and Small Places
Dec 19, 2016 • 44 min
In this episode, we sit down with Alana Barfield. We’re going to discuss storage options for apartment dwellers and share a cool James Bond-like DYI project with you. Prepper Storage Topics Discussed: * Unconventional storage spaces * Hiding things in…
E197: Secrets of How to Survive an Off Grid Home Build
Dec 5, 2016 • 49 min
In this episode, we welcome back author Gary Collins. He’s going to share with us his experience with building an off the grid. It’s doable, but it’s not all rainbows and kittens. Plus, he shares his patten pending tiny house rant at no extra charge….
E196: Survival Punk on Ways to Double Your Life in a Tiny House
Nov 21, 2016 • 47 min
In this episode, we sit down with James of Survival Punk. He’s going to share with us the benefits of life in a tiny house, the downsides, and the pitfalls. Tiny houses are all the rage these days. They even have their own reality TV shows. For…
E195: How To Survive after an EMP Collapse happened - A Truck Driver’s Story
Nov 14, 2016 • 29 min
In this episode, we sit down with Tim Maynard author of Southbound: A Story of Survival. His book explores what it might be like for a truck driving survivalist if an EMP were to go off while far from home and his wife. As a former truck driver…
E194: Election Freakout Purchases and other Prepper Questions
Nov 7, 2016 • 42 min
In this episode, your listener questions will be answered. We’ll discuss hiding your peppers, self-defense options for those with poor eyesight, short barrel rifle questions, and probably one of the hardest questions any of you have ever asked me. …
E193: Unconventional Dos and Don’ts of Money Survival
Oct 31, 2016 • 42 min
In this episode, we sit down with Holly and Nate of the Dollars and Nonsense Podcast. They’re going to share with us some insights about things to avoid and things to do with money. Episode Topics Discussed: * The myth of retirement programs * The…
E192: Alan Barfield on the Reality of Reality Survival TV and Socks Drawers
Oct 24, 2016 • 44 min
In this episode, we sit down with Alana Barfield two-time contestant on Naked and Afraid. She’s going to defend against internet trolls, tell us the reality of reality tv, bullies us, and organizes our sock draw to get us ready for the zombie…
E191: Surviving Refugee Hell
Oct 17, 2016 • 68 min
In this episode, we welcome back James Price. He’s going to share with us real-world lessons learned on survival from refugee camps and shit hitting the fan. ~ Topics Discussed * IDP - Internally Displaced Person * The bathroom situation * Bleach and…
E190: Your Burning Listener Questions Answered
Oct 10, 2016 • 32 min
In this episode, it’s just you and me. And I’m going to answer your burning questions. Many of the questions coming in by email are often the same. So today’s episode shares the answers with everyone. * What’s the best breed of rabbit for meat…
E189: Wrestling Alligators, Rangling Cattle, and Shenanigans
Oct 3, 2016 • 63 min
In this episode, Jason and I sit down to discuss an update on his cattle ranching adventure, alligator wrestling, the end of the ITRH farm, and surviving middle age. For new listeners, Jason is one of the co-hosts of the show. Married life, work, and…
E188: How to Make Mead and Friends
Sep 26, 2016 • 54 min
In this episode, we sit down with Michael Jordan of A Bee Friendly Company. Usually, Michael tells us all about beekeeping. But instead, we’re going to talk about perhaps one of the best things you can make with Honey: Mead. ~ Mead Episode Topics: *…
E187: Homeschooling Part II - Reloaded
Sep 19, 2016 • 73 min
In this episode, we go back one more time to the vault for Homeschooling part II with the Davis’s. Before we get started, this is a rebroadcast of episode 79. We were going to do a fresh episode this week, but so many of you wrote in asking for part…
E186: Homeschooling Lessons Part 1 - Reloaded
Sep 12, 2016 • 75 min
In this episode, we go back into the archives for lessons in homeschooling. This is part one of the two-part series on homeschooling with Suanna and Ron Davis. You’ll hear myths busted, challenges accepted, and how it works when one parent works and…
E185: Project Appleseed Reloaded
Sep 5, 2016 • 71 min
In this episode, we go deep into the ITRH vault to hear a classic not available in the public feed, episode 38. You’ll hear from the late great Scout, head of the Texas chapter of Project Appleseed. And I’m joined by co-host Jonathan who helped…
E184: Farming for Bacon with Devon Porter
Aug 29, 2016 • 58 min
In this episode, we welcome back Author Devon Porter. But today we won’t be discussing dystopian fiction. Instead, he shares with use all the delicious good news of growing your own bacon and become a pig farmer. * Why would a prepare or homesteader…