October 23, 2016

Lights Out by Ted Koppel – Review

December 28, 2015 aptprepper 11

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Today we are featuring Lights Out by Ted Koppel.  The book explores what it would be like to have a blackout that lasts for months, instead of just a few days, and the result of an in-depth investigation into the vulnerabilities of our country’s power grid. The prepper community has long been concerned about the safety of our electrical grid; many fear various threats such an EMP (electromagnetic pulse), coronal mass ejection (CME) […]

Just Finished “Lights Out”

October 19, 2011 aptprepper 10

I almost did not read Lights Out.  I had read One Second After and that worried me enough to push me along the preparedness path (See How it All Started.)  My husband recently bought the book and started telling me that while it deals with an EMP just like One Second After, Lights Out takes a completely different approach.  I was intrigued so I started reading immediately after he finished it. I am a pretty fast reader normally but this […]