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Bunker Buddies with Andie and Travis

Join Andie and Travis every Wednesday as they take on every single Apocalypse scenario they (and you the listener!) can think of! They're not preppers, they're comedians so it'll probably get pretty silly. So, hunker in their bunker and let's survive this thing together! If you have thoughts on episode topics, want to give feedback or just want to be friends: Follow us on twitter @TravisandAndie! The Intro/Outro music is courtesy of Brentalfloss (www.brentalfloss.com). Our artwork is by the amazing Justin Russo!
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Dec 23, 2015

Hello Buddies! Welcome to another installment of the Bunker Buddies Mailbag! Travis and Andie answer your questions from Twitter and Email! Enjoy!

Dec 16, 2015

Hello Buddies! Well, it happened. The world as we knew it has ended and everything you once knew has crumbled. After surviving the immediate danger, it's time to start reforming some kind of existence out of the rubble. You lead a small band of survivors and they look to you for guidance you all work together to rebuild society. What are your thoughts on crime and punishment? What are your first steps? How will you run your settlement? Let's get through this together!

Dec 9, 2015

Well Buddies, the weather outside sure is frightful! But knowing that you're joining us again is so delightful!  We want you to be so prepared that you look at the clouds and think "let it snow, let it snow, let it snow"!  No matter how much you hate going out in the storm, we've got the tips you need to make it through the blizzard! Learn the signs of frostbite and how to prevent it so that all the way home, you'll be warm! The knowledge doesn't show signs of stopping, learn a little bit about the Donner Party! Time to finally kiss goodbye, except no kissing! Enjoy buddies!

Dec 2, 2015

Hello brothers and sisters! Come in, come in! Leave all your worries and worldly possessions by the door and join us in this week's episode! History is littered with cults that predicted the end of the world and other paranormal claims. Would we join a cult? Would we make good cult leaders? What makes a cult any way? All this, plus a few famous cults and warning signs that you might be a cult member yourself! Enjoy and forget all about the worries of the outside world and everyone you know!

Nov 25, 2015

Hello Buddies! We just wanted to say how thankful we are that aren't hunting us on a tropical island in what some might call "a very dangerous game". Have you given much thought to what you would do in that scenario? How would you avoid being tracked? Would you stay in one place or stay on the move? Which celebrity would be most satisfying to hunt? What if you found yourself in a Battle Royale/Hunger Games situation? How would that change your plans? In the second half of today's ep, how to survive Thanksgiving! We suggest a few party games, tips to get out of dangerous conversations and generally how to keep your holidays happy! Thanks for stopping by buddies!

Nov 19, 2015

Hello Buddies! Look around you, at least 32 things with in your reach could be used to start a fire! Especially if you work in a lighter factory! What can you use to start the fire? What can you use as kindling? Along with fun ways to start fires (including pee!), we also got sent a box from ApocaBox! Listen as we unbox and review! Let's turn this Bunker into a FUN-ker!

Nov 11, 2015

Hello Buddies! We are so excited! This week we are joined by the much talked about Terry Bolt! Not only is she Andie's Mom, she is the amateur prepper that inspired this very podcast! Terry tells us all about growing up during the Cold War/Cuban Missile Crisis, what drove her to start prepping, living on the ranch and which of her animals she would eat first! Not only that, she shares many harrowing stories and a time she used electricity to treat a snake bite! You're gonna love this one!

Nov 4, 2015

Hey Buddies, can you spare a dime? Good! We don't need it, we just wanted to make sure everyone still has dimes! On this week's Bunker Buddies, we are joined by writers/actors/creators Erica Bardin and Ben Wickham to talk about Economic Collapse! This is a big one folks! There is no shortage of information/theories on how the collapse will happen and what the results will be! What are the most important steps you should take for a national financial downfall? How worried should you actually be? Will your Pogs finally be worth something?! Join us and find out!

Oct 28, 2015

Hello Buddies! It's another Spooky Special, this time all about how to survive Nightmares! Some people believe dreams can be deadly in the right circumstances! Do you have the power to reshape your dream and protect yourself? What are dreams anyway? Does anyone really know? Do our dreams and nightmares really tell us something about ourselves? Listen and find out, Dream Warriors!

Oct 21, 2015

Hello Buddies! Welcome to a very spookily special Halloween edition of Bunker Buddies! Ever felt like you were being watched? Have you heard an unexplainable noise? Let me spell it out for you, you ever been HAUNTED? Well, we've got ways to tell if you have! We've got ways to protect yourself from evil spirits! More importantly, we have ways to live peacefully with your new ghostly roommate! Happy Halloween! 

Oct 14, 2015

Hello Buddies! This week, Travis and Andie discuss their "dream bunkers"! From basic to extravagant, what would they want to not just survive, but comfortably wait out the apocalypse? Would they want a pool? Perhaps a room full of puppies? Maybe a walk in freezer? Or maybe just a bathroom with a door on it?! Not only that, what would they fill their rooms with to ensure that if they go insane, they do it in a very controlled way? Listen, enjoy and tell a friend!

Oct 8, 2015

Hello Buddies! This week, everything is all switched around! Don't worry, it's not an ill omen or sign of the apocalypse: It's the Great MaxFun Switcheroo! While Travis and Andie are off hosting Baby Geniuses, Oliver, Margaret and Wynter from Pop Rocket have taken over the bunker! Join them as they discuss what you can learn from some classic survival movies! What entertainment should you take in the bunker? Then, a depressing discussion regarding loved ones and the apocalypse! A good time is had by all!

Sep 30, 2015

Hello buddies! Turn your frown upside down! Like, into a smile not a weird upside down mouth. Sometimes the post apocalyptic world can get you down, but you gotta look on the bright side: It could always be worse! We're joined this week by Tim and Guy from The Worst Idea of All Time to give us their insight on staying positive no matter what! Some times, you have to put it all in perspective. Some times, you have to sing and take anti-anxiety medication! Join us and have a positively wonderful time!

Sep 23, 2015

Hey Buddies! Are you ready for TWO SHOWS IN ONE?! This week, Andie tells us about lizard people and then Travis tells us about an entirely different group of lizard people! Guest George Ouzounian (Maddox) joins us to discuss these strange claims of people building tunnels under Los Angeles while a complete separate set of people infiltrate governments and big business! We hope you'll join us as well!

Sep 16, 2015

Welcome Buddies! Well, this is it. No way around it, the world is going to end in 24 hours... hypothetically. What do you do with your last precious moments? Do you spend time with family? Hang out in Dodger Stadium? Or just do all the drugs? Sandeep Parikh joins us to discuss  what WE would do in the event that the end would hypothetically be nigh! What would YOU do?! Be sure to let us know on Twitteer (@TravisandAndie)!

Sep 9, 2015

Hello Buddies! Welcome to our second question and answer episode! Who did we forget from our Apocalypse teams? Which deities did Travis mispronounce for an entire episode? Did we miss anything in our household items episode? Did we inspire any future summer blockbusters? All that and a ton more questions! Enjoy!

Sep 2, 2015

Hello Buddies! On this week's episode, what do you REALLY know about the Rapture? Do you know the seven signs? What about Gog? Do you know Gog? Andie and Travis are joined by comedian and writer Asterios Kokkinos to discuss what will happen when the Antichrist comes to town! What can you do to prepare for the coming Tribulation? Will you survive 1007 years? Don't get left behind, join us!

Aug 26, 2015

Hello Buddies! Allow me to paint you a picture: The year was 1999! Panic swept the land as the new year approached and with the terrifying possibility of the Y2K Virus! Planes would fall from the sky! We'd be launched back to the Great Depression! Nuclear weapons would be launched worldwide! We counted down as the big ball dropped and on 0... nothing happened. Well, actually a few relatively minor (though in one case incredibly shocking and horrible thing happened) things occurred, but we did not find ourselves in a new Stone Age. We're joined this week by Todd Anderson and Stephen Skelton of The Film Pigs to discuss the Apocalypse that almost was and what we can learn from it. You should probably hurry up and download before your computer glitches...

Aug 19, 2015

Hello Buddies! Ever found yourself staring at a tampon and thinking "There's all kinds of things I can do with this!" Then this episode is for you! The internet is full of survival uses for common household items, and here are just a few! Guest Tybee Diskin (Nuka Break) joins us to help us figure out all the things you can do with a condom! Travis is strangely obsessed with Tic-Tac shards. Tybee tells an absolutely terrifyingly disgusting story that will have you scratching your head. Andie says "tampons"... A LOT. We're sure you'll know a bunch of awesome survival hacks we missed! In fact, we're counting on it! Email and tweet at us so we can use them in Part 2!

Aug 12, 2015

Hello Buddies! Are you like us? When you meet a new friend, do you immediately assess how they would do in a survival situation? This week we are joined by Hal Lublin (host of We Got This, also of Thrilling Adventure Hour and Welcome to Nightvale) to discuss our ideal team members! Who is your "good times" person? Are you a leader or a caretaker? Which Chris Pratt character do you want on your team? So come take a listen and then tweet us all the people/characters we forgot!

Aug 5, 2015

Hello buddies! Lately, have you been feeling a little... cursed?! This week we're going to teach you how to survive a Voodoo attack! Although, in all honestly, we discovered that we've had Voodoo wrong our whole lives! We break down a lot of myths and do our best to bring you the straight scoop! What's the best way to avoid being cursed? How do you survive a curse? What can we learn from Voodoo? How are friends like mirrors? Click play and find out!

Jul 29, 2015

Hello buddies! No guest this week, just Travis and Andie! This week, it's all out cannibalism! Would Travis eat Andie? Would Andie eat Travis? Would you be more likely to eat someone you disliked or a stranger? We talk about whether or not slaughtering animals for food might desensitize you to cannibalism. We share some interesting cannibalism facts! Were you hoping we'd tell you all about some documented cases of cannibalism? You got it! Pull up a chair and take a bite out of fun! 

Jul 22, 2015

Hello Buddies! Sit! Stay! Enjoy our episode about the impending dog-pocalypse! Have dogs over run the world? Are you the last human in a world full of dogs? Either way, we'll help you survive! We're joined by comedian and podcaster Renee Colvert! We have advice on dog behavior and training! Should you run from wolves? What's the best way to communicate with your new dog overlords? We've got a lot to cover, so roll over here and let's get started!

Jul 15, 2015

Hello Buddies! We sure are darn glad you could join us this week! Travis' brother Griffin McElroy joins us this week to discuss the popular apocalyptic game series Fallout! What lessons can we learn from the game? What are some cool Fallout facts? More importantly, is the world headed towards a Matrix/Ready Player One style apocalypse? The only way to find out is to listen! Or you could wait til everyone is trapped inside their game systems in about 8 years! Good times!

Jul 8, 2015

SPOILER ALERT!!! Hello Buddies! It's the episode you've been waiting for about 65 million years to hear!!!! (chuckle chuckle chuckle)

This week we're joined by comedian and podcaster Adam Ray to talk about the Jurassic Park movies, specifically the new Jurassic World! What do we love? What don't we love? How would we fair in this scenario? Is one of the dinos played by Glenn Close?! You'll have to listen to find out!

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