Category Archives: prepper Tv Shows

China sparks ‘doomsday prepper’ frenzy amid fears of Taiwan war after calling on residents to stockpile foo… – The US Sun
13 Jan
5:18

China sparks ‘doomsday prepper’ frenzy amid fears of Taiwan war after calling on residents to stockpile foo… – The US Sun

CHINA’s government accidentally sparked a “doomsday prepper” frenzy after advice to stockpile essentials led to fears of imminent war. Panicking shoppers across the country rushed out to buy food, water and survival gear as rumours spread of all-out conflict with Taiwan that might drag in the US and its allies. […]

‘The Mosquito Coast’: TV Review – Hollywood Reporter
12 Jan
5:16

‘The Mosquito Coast’: TV Review – Hollywood Reporter

Allie Fox, the main character in Paul Theroux’s 1981 novel The Mosquito Coast, has soured on the American Dream — particularly what he sees as a culture of waste and conspicuous consumption, of exploited laborers and trash heaps piled high with the latest in disposable technology. In the current TV […]

The ultimate prepper list: 12 things we wish we’d had during Houston’s winter storm – Houston Chronicle
11 Jan
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The ultimate prepper list: 12 things we wish we’d had during Houston’s winter storm – Houston Chronicle

Houstonians are not new to disasters, but the severity of last week’s winter storm took many by surprise as we went days without power, heat or water. Luckily, residents of the Bayou City are often ready for a hurricane — a stash of flashlights and candles always on hand, and […]

Built from tires, dirt and garbage – Arkansas Online
10 Jan
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Built from tires, dirt and garbage – Arkansas Online

TAOS, N.M. — Mike Reynolds never worried too much as the world inched closer to doomsday. In the spring of 2020, motorists lined up in their cars outside grocery stores waiting for food as the coronavirus pandemic first wrapped its tentacles around the global supply chain. Next came an unprecedented […]

‘Mr. Prepper’ Tips and Guides: How to Get Plastic, Metal, Seeds, Sugar and More! – Tech Times
09 Jan
5:09

‘Mr. Prepper’ Tips and Guides: How to Get Plastic, Metal, Seeds, Sugar and More! – Tech Times

(Photo : Screenshot from: Grillmastah Youtube Page ) ‘Mr. Prepper’ Tips and Guides: How to Get Plastic, Metal, Seeds, Sugar and More! If you have been playing “Mr. Prepper” for some time now, you would know that the key in surviving this game is to locate which items bring you […]

‘Welcome to Earth’ Trailer Takes Will Smith to the Ends of the World (TV News Roundup) – Variety
08 Jan
4:59

‘Welcome to Earth’ Trailer Takes Will Smith to the Ends of the World (TV News Roundup) – Variety

Disney Plus and National Geographic released the first official trailer for the six-part original series “Welcome to Earth,” starring Will Smith and streaming this December. The series follows Smith on an adventure around the world, guided by accredited travelers as he explores Earth’s greatest wonders as well as its most […]

Dark novel ‘Anthem’ from Austin author Noah Hawley reckons with twilight’s last gleaming – austin360
07 Jan
4:56

Dark novel ‘Anthem’ from Austin author Noah Hawley reckons with twilight’s last gleaming – austin360

We first ask Noah Hawley: “How are you feeling?”   “It’s a hard question to answer,” says Hawley, the Austin author, filmmaker and TV showrunner whose expansive new novel, “Anthem,” came out Jan. 4.  He muses.   He asks if we can skip ahead to the next question.  We say sure, but mention that the book lends itself to […]

‘Doomsday Preppers’ star ‘really busy’ amid coronavirus outbreak, advises people not to ‘panic buy’ – Yahoo Entertainment
06 Jan
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‘Doomsday Preppers’ star ‘really busy’ amid coronavirus outbreak, advises people not to ‘panic buy’ – Yahoo Entertainment

Scott Hunt’s company Practical Preppers, featured on the former show “Doomsday Preppers,” is busy these days. (Photo: YouTube) Scott Hunt, owner of the South Carolina-based emergency preparedness firm Practical Preppers, which audiences will recognize from the TV show Doomsday Preppers, is slammed these days. Calls and emails are coming from […]

Amid climate change and a housing crisis, Earthships offer a solution – The Washington Post
05 Jan
4:36

Amid climate change and a housing crisis, Earthships offer a solution – The Washington Post

Earthships operate using six green-building principles governing heating and cooling, solar electricity, water collection, sewage treatment, food production, and the use of natural and recycled materials. This meant that when Earthships emerged in the 1970s, they “addressed something nobody else did: What do we do with garbage?” said Rachel Preston […]

Peter Thiel’s luxury New Zealand lodge opposed by environmental group – CNBC
04 Jan
4:27

Peter Thiel’s luxury New Zealand lodge opposed by environmental group – CNBC

Billionaire Peter Thiel, PayPal co-founder and chairman of Palantir Technologies, during a news conference in Tokyo, Japan, on Nov. 18, 2019. Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images Peter Thiel’s proposed luxury lodge on New Zealand’s South Island has been criticized by a local environmental group who believe it is “inappropriate” for […]