Entertainment After SHTF

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Survival situations are definitely not fun and games. Well, for a certain kind of misanthrope they are, but they definitely aren’t fun for 99% of us. The stresses of surviving, enduring and under the circumstances thriving a major event will be hair-raising, no doubt about it. But that does not mean you should completely shun … Read more

Fun Games Your Family Can Play in the Wilderness

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Prepping as a family has its challenges, but it can also be a lot of fun, especially when you make it into a game.  One of the most important parts of prepping a family is ensuring they have wilderness and outdoor survival skills.  No matter how old the members of your family are, there are … Read more

Netflix Pick: Atlas Shrugged

If you have a Netflix account with Instant Streaming as part of your membership Atlas Shrugged can now be watched instantly. Some people loved this movie – some hated it. Myself – I though it was great. Here is a summary of the movie: Ayn Rand‘s timeless novel of rational self-interest comes to life for a new … Read more

Netflix Pick: Out of the Wild Survival Series

I have watched both Out of the Wild: The Alaska Experiment and Out of the Wild: Venezuela. These are a couple of very entertaining adventure series which set several strangers in the wilderness with limited resources. The group of people have to rely on their resourcefulness to make it back to civilization alive, foraging for food, building makeshift shelters … Read more

Netflix Pick: The Colony……………

It has been a little while since I have posted a “Netflix Pick”. Netflix is an excellent deal in my opinion. For less than $10.00 per month you can access and watch thousands of movies, documentaries, program and more through your computer, TV, media player or entertainment system. Good way to save some entertainment dollars to spend later on … Read more

Netflix Pick: The Crazies

I had little interest in watching “The Crazies“. I figured it was just another “people stumble on some backwoods inbred cannibals” movie. I was wrong. Now – this is no Academy Award winning flick – but it has a good story and good action. Tied to “survival”? Massive disease spreading across the countryside with roving psycho’s bent … Read more

Netflix Pick: On the Beach

This is a classic. Netflix summary: In this 1959 doomsday classic, a U.S. submarine led by Capt. Dwight Towers (Gregory Peck) surfaces near Melbourne, where the passengers learn that nuclear war has wiped out most of humanity. And it won’t be long before radiation kills the Australians as well. The tense drama features standout performances … Read more

Netflix Pick: Carriers

I just got finished watching Carriers on Netflix. I really did not expect much – but this was a pretty good movie. Read the summary below: Movie Summary: A deadly virus has spread across the globe. Contagion is everywhere, no one is safe and no one can be trusted. Four young attractive people race through … Read more

Netflix pick: The Postman

My Netflix pick this week is available only in DVD – no streaming. Kevin Costner stars in the apocalyptic action/sci-fi movie – The Postman. Here is a brief summary from Netflix: In the year 2013, amidst the desolation of a decimated, post-apocalypse United States, rogue groups of armed men prey on individuals. The largest of these – … Read more

Netflix pick: The Edge

Netflix is an excellent deal in my opinion. For less than $10.00 per month you can access and watch thousands of movies, documentaries, program and more through your computer, TV, media player or entertainment system. This week I am recommending an older movie called The Edge. This movie lends itself to thinking about wilderness preparedness. Here is a summary: When … Read more