December 2, 2016

Survival Lessons Learned from Discovery Channel’s “Naked Castaway”

August 16, 2013 aptprepper 2

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com One of the shows I caught this summer was a three-part series called Naked Castaway from the Discovery Channel. The show features British adventurer Ed Stafford as he tries to survive for 60 days in a South Pacific islands with nothing.  The film crew dropped him off in a Fiji island with no tools or supplies, no crew and no clothes.  He did all the filming himself, has he deals with extreme heat, […]

Doomsday Preppers 2012 Season Premier Episode

November 12, 2012 aptprepper 4

Doomsday Preppers new season begins this Tuesday, November 13th.  I watched a preview of the first episode, “Am I Nuts or Are You?” The premier episode has a similar format as the previous season, featuring three different prepper types, with varying reasons for preparing: man preparing for nuclear war teenager preparing for chaos resulting from an economic collapse family preparing for a biological terrorist attack Each segment showed preparations made, personal interviews, some action shots, and finally, an evaluation from […]

Did You See “Doomsday Preppers?”

June 29, 2011 aptprepper 9

I watched the show “Doomsday Preppers” on the National Geographic Channel. It aired Monday night at 9 pm.  It showed four American families and their preparedness lifestyles. Each family focused on a specific aspect of preparedness: One family was focused on preparing for a coronal mass ejection that would bring down the power grid and cause a nuclear meltdown. It was interesting to see how he converted an old swimming pool into an aquaponics garden and tilapia farm. Survival Mom […]

“Falling Skies” is Off to a Good Start

June 26, 2011 aptprepper 6

We watched the premier episode of a new show on TNT, “Falling Skies.”  The show begins six months after a devastating alien invasion that leaves most of the earth in ruins.   The series follows a group of survivors who try to find a way to fight the invaders.  The main character, played by Noah Wyle is a former history professor who lost his wife when the aliens attacked.  He must protect his two sons, while searching for the other one […]