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Doomsday Preppers

Of Orgies and Dream Teams (or How to Survive the Trumpocalypse)

Bob Weidman | Posted 12.26.2016 | Politics
Bob Weidman

I have a confession. My wife Kate hates orgies. There, I said it. She hates orgies - doesn't care for them, doesn't want to participate in them, isn't...

End of Days or Just Ordinary Preppers?

Kate Gale | Posted 05.24.2016 | Los Angeles
Kate Gale

Americans like the idea of being ready for danger. If you have a gun in your house, you are the dangerous one in the neighborhood. Do you picture yourself in your home, shooting out the windows Western style at bad guys who want your food and water?

Confessions of a Former Mormon Doomsday Prepper

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 09.24.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I spent several years of my children's early years as a Mormon "Prepper" and while it may well have been a manifestation of the years-long depression I had suffered, I thought it would be useful to explain why I now think I did what I did.

Are We Mormons a Cult?

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 06.02.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I have begun to wonder if it might not be useful for Mormons to understand more clearly why so many people think of Mormonism as a cult. Are these reasons that are true and are things we embrace? Are they true and things we might want to change? Are they simply not true and things we need to correct people about?

Samantha Lachman

Conservative County Commissioner Files Incendiary Lawsuit Against Defeated Opponent | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Cherokee County Commissioner Dr. Daniel Eichenbaum and Edward Figueroa, a former police officer, used to be friendly. They were both mem...

Disaster Prep: Are You Ready?

Diane Passage | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

Let's hope none of us ever really have to use our go bags or emergency family plans, but it's always better to be safe than sorry!

Instead of Doomsday, How About 'Now' Day?

Peter Getty | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Peter Getty

We're in this world together, and our responsibility to preserve this planet goes well beyond any single individual's bunker's walls.

Doomsday Prepper Allegedly Talked Of Robbing Neighbors When Apocalypse Strikes

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

A self-proclaimed "doomsday prepper" may be spending the pending apocalypse behind bars after investigators heard his survival plan involved armed rob...

Has "The Walking Dead" Lurched Into the New Cutting Edge of Horror?

Kevin Miller | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment
Kevin Miller

Perhaps by domesticating the zombie, the creators of The Walking Dead have inadvertently stumbled upon the new cutting edge of horror. It's no longer a supernatural or extra-terrestrial invasion or any sort of "evil other."

Couple Decides Impending End Of World Is Good Reason Not To Have Kids

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.18.2013 | Weird News

Most of the doomsday hoopla disapppeared after the overhyped Mayan prophecy date of December 21, 2012 came and went, but there are still people making...

Want to Buy a Bomb Shelter?

Ryan Nickum | Posted 02.08.2013 | Weird News
Ryan Nickum

The growing market for survival shelters and other provisions is fast becoming big business. Dozens of companies have popped up that construct and install survival shelters, and this popularity could even create a niche market for homes with old bomb shelters.

Not Good Enough, Not By a Long Shot

Amy Ephron | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics
Amy Ephron

Todays headline: "Dems to Introduce Gun Control Law on First Day of Congress." But look beneath the headline and find that it's not really a gun control bill at all. It's not even a halfway measure.

To Have or not to Have Guns

Patricia DeGennaro | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Patricia DeGennaro

Frankly, all this "my right to a gun" stuff is getting old. It is high time we look beyond "to have or not to have a gun." There is a reason these things are called weapons. Alternatively, let's take action so these horrific situations end.

Doomsday Prepping for a Sustainable Future

Mike Sandler | Posted 02.19.2013 | Green
Mike Sandler

The sustainability advocates' answer to doomsday prepping is the Transition movement, which provides lifeboat-type strategies to communities hoping to "power down" their economies in advance of peak oil resource constraints of the "Limits to Growth" variety.

WATCH: Doomsday Prepper Lays Waste To A Watermelon

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 11.13.2012 | Weird News

Some 15-year-olds are thinking about the end of school, but Jason Beacham is thinking about the end of the world. Beacham lives in a small town in ...

Janean Chun

Doomsday Preppers Are Having A Moment | Janean Chun | Posted 11.08.2012 | Small Business

Brian Shebairo, the owner of hipster hot dog haven Crif Dogs in Manhattan's East Village, just made it through Hurricane Sandy's devastating power out...

Zombies and Mayans and Socialists, Oh My!

Tony Phillips | Posted 08.04.2012 | Comedy
Tony Phillips

Invest in duct tape, night vision goggles and stores of non-perishable foodstuffs. Instruct your children in the science of zombie slaying (it takes a head shot). Distrust your neighbors. Hoard firearms. Get with the times or the times will get you.

'Doomsday Prepper' Eats Dog Food

Posted 04.18.2012 | TV

On Tuesday night's episode of "Doomsday Preppers" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on National Geographic) viewers met Mr. Wayne. He's a prepper intent on reviving th...

Gun Lovers Prep For Doomsday With Zombie-Themed Targets

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2012 | Weird News

By Greg McCune ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - One of Patrick Flanagan's favorite movies as a kid was "Night of the Living Dead," a 1968 horror f...

'Doomsday Prepper' Accidentally Shoots His Own Thumb Off

Posted 04.16.2012 | TV

Tim Ralston is a prepper. As such, he is prepared to face the unexpected -- and is even prepping his own underground bunker in case of disaster -- but...

'Doomsday Preppers' Learn Self-Defense Techniques

Posted 02.08.2012 | TV

A lot of people are terrified that, unlike Harold Camping, the ancient Mayans got it right and that the apocalypse (zombie or otherwise) will unfold i...