Urban Survival Interviews

Interviews with experts and otherwise very knowledgable people on topics concerning Urban Survival.

Episode 114: Alana Barfield Naked & Afraid

March 30, 2014
Episode 114: Alana Barfield Naked & Afraid

In this episode Alana Barfield joins hosts Aaron and Jason to discuss what may be the ultimate survival challenge. Could you survive Naked in the wilderness with only two manmade survival tools? Sounds pretty tough–don’t you think… Well Alana is back to tell us all about it: The truth, the fiction, and everything in between. […]

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Episode 113: James Price of Death Valley Magazine

March 11, 2014
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In this episode Aaron interviews James Price of Death Valley Magazine. Yeah, it’s going to be that kind of show. Admittedly most of us have never been shot at. Even fewer of us have had to shoot to at others. And even fewer still have ever been in areas where a full collapse has taken […]

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Episode 112: Paul Wheaton

February 25, 2014
Episode 112: Paul Wheaton

Join us today for an interview with the great Paul Wheaton of Permies.com on Rocket Mass Heaters, growing more with less effort, things that go boom squish, and all things permaculture. Paul Wheaton is like an encyclopedia of permaculture and homesteading. But when people hear permaculture, rocket mass heaters, or live stock they think it’s not […]

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Episode 111: Landscaping for the Zombie Apocalypse

February 3, 2014
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In this episode hosts Aaron and Jason interview Dr. Mark “Merriweather” Vorderbruggen Ph.D. on foraging for wild edibles. Foraging for wild edibles is a huge topic. And there are many myths and misinformation about the topic. Some could make you ill–some could have you pushing up daises. But in ‘Landscaping for the Zombie Apocalypse’ we […]

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Episode 48: John Heatherly Interview

December 19, 2011
John Heatherly Interview

Hosts Aaron and Jonathan interview John Heatherly–author of The Survival Template. Heatherly is a 17-year student of survival through formal survival training. His survival education started with Tom Brown Jr’s Trackerschool after which he went on to graduate from several military Survival Courses. Using his personal experiences gained from his survival training, Heatherly has gone on […]

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Episode 36: CERT

September 26, 2011

“Doing the most amount of good for the most people.” Hosts Aaron and Jonathan interview Marni Rosen and Ben Gillis about CERT (Community Emergency Response Team). A few years ago we went through the CERT program with a group of friends after reading about it in Emergency. After completion, the consensus was everyone should do […]

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Episode 34: Stayin Alive With Ron Davis

September 12, 2011
Urban Survival Podcast

Hosts Aaron and Jonathan are joined once again by Ron Davis of Confessions Of An EMS Newbie Podcast. Ron answers questions about CRP, First Aid, and what actions you need to take in the first few moments of a medical emergency. CRP can mean the difference between life or death. You own it to yourself […]

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Episode 31: Tony Kidd on Gunsmithing

August 22, 2011
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Hosts Aaron and Jonathan interview Tony and Maripat Kidd. .22s rimfire guns have seen a surge in popularity over the last 4 years as ammo prices have soured and Project Appleseed grows – especially the Ruger 10/22. With that growth people have looked for higher quality Ruger 10/22 parts. However, not all after market parts […]

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Episode 29: The Wolf and The Sheepdog

August 8, 2011
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Sheepdogs are the men and women that protect us for the worst among us. From their tales we can best learn what violent encounters look and feel like. We can also be assured when they share stories of the best among us – those ordinary civilians that step forward in times of need. Hosts Aaron and […]

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Episode 28: Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen on The Urban Homestead

August 1, 2011
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Self Sufficiency is a topic of paramount importance amongst Preppers and Survivalists. Nothing represents self sufficiency more than Homesteading. But what is Urban Homesteading? What’s possible for city farmers? How long does it take? How much work does it take? Hosts Aaron and Jonathan interview Kelly Coyne and Erik Knutzen – Authors of The Urban […]

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