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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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Aug 24, 2016

Hello Buddies! Welcome to the Bunker! Enjoy the first from our MARATHON 5 EPISODE RECORDING DAY! This was a good one to start with folks, you're gonna love it! In Would You Rather, human but stupid mutants or animalistic mutants with a pack mentality? We try out a kid's 5-in-1 survival tool in the newly named Unboxalypse segment! You sent in your Q's and we give you some A's in this week's Audience Q&A! Also, you could attend this year's "Walker Stalker" cruise! We are joined this week by the amazing Lucky Yates (Archer, Good Eats) and it's amazingly fun! Enjoy and don't forget to share!

Aug 17, 2016

Oh, hello again! Come in, come in! Welcome back to the bunker! This week, Would You Rather be 5 degrees too hot or too cold at all times? We Field Test an emergency whistle, but we need YOUR HELP! We found a Zombie encounter event called The Mall in the UK that we think you should check out! Our Buddy in the Bunker this week is the hilarious Katelyn Hempstead! Kathleen hosts an amazing conspiracy theory podcast and she shares some super interesting theories with us. Enjoy and don't forget to share!

Aug 10, 2016

Buddies, we have got such a fun one fore you this week! First, we try out some cheddar dusted larva called "Larvits" and give you our review! This week's Would You Rather, trapped on  space station or underground? We research some new stuff For Your Go Bag including a solar hat, a multi purpose water bottle and a smart towel! Our Buddies this week are the smash hit improv team Laurelly made up of Lauren Pritchard and Kelly Vrooman. They tell us all about times they've been robbed, situational awareness and a scary date they went on! It's a great time! Enjoy and remember to share with friends!

Aug 3, 2016

Hello Buddies! We have a surprise for you: A brand new format! We've got segments galore! We have Would You Rather: Red Dwarf edition! Trying Stuff Out: Zombie Tinder Candle! Go Bag Products: LED Matchbook Flashlights! Training Courses: Zombie Survival camp! And featuring Special Guest: Jessica Zollman! Enjoy and be sure to let us know what you think of the new format!

Jul 27, 2016

Hello Buddies! We've got a new episode for you, but it's cost ya! One pack of waterproof matches and a bar of soap and we'll call it a deal! You see, after the apocalypse, money won't be worth the paper it's printed on! We'll need to trade and barter items that we actually use and need. Duct Tape? Ammunition? Water? Start stockpiling now so you can trade in the future! Enjoy and don't forget to share!

Jul 13, 2016

Hello Buddies! Hope everything is good on your end! Did you get a good night's sleep? We woke up nice and early to bring you all the answers to some of your questions! Would you rather deal with 100 Zombies or one Werewolf? Who do you eat first if you resort to cannibalism? What celeb would you want to survive with? What canned food is best? All these answers and more! Enjoy and don't forget to share.

Jul 6, 2016

Hello Buddies and Happy (Belated) Birthday America! Yes, it was the Fourth of July this week and that means one thing: FIREWORKS! Awesome Internet person Charley Feldman joins us to discuss the bombastic bangers! Fireworks can be beautiful, but they can also be very useful in the apocalypse! Useful or beautiful, they are also very dangerous. Every year, there are wildfire and injuries related to fireworks. We're joined once again by Andie's sister and wildland fire expert Abby Bolt to discuss the risks. Abby also gives us an update on the wild fires that occurred in the Bolt's home town. Take a listen and be sure to share!

Jun 29, 2016

Hey Buddies! There's something about this that just feels GOOD! We have no idea what it is, and we're probably imagining it! We're so excited this week to be joined by the hilarious and wonderful Paul Sabourin (of Paul & Storm) to discuss SHARK ATTACKS! They are not nearly as wide spread as pop culture would have us believe. In fact, if you follow some handy tips you can significantly decrease the risk! That said, attacks do happen and you'll need to know how to survive! Enjoy and don't forget to share!

Jun 22, 2016

Oh boy Buddies, it's soon hot out there! How hot is it?! ...really hot? We're not very good at those kinds of jokes. We're joined by actor and awesome person Jimmy Wong to talk about surviving EXTREME HEAT! Listen as Andie recounts a harrowing tale of sun poisoning! We also give some quick sun screen tips! Find out who is most susceptible to heat, what to do to avoid heat illness and what to do if you find yourself suffering! Also, why don't all theme parks have designated nap areas? Even more heat safety tips and Travis admits his love of electrolytes! Enjoy and don't forget to share!

Jun 15, 2016

Hello Buddies! We're coming to you recorded live at Andie's Kitchen Counter Studios with special guest Anne Brashier to talk about the ever impending threat of nature! Nature is all around us and constantly reminds us that it could kill us any time it want. We're specifically focusing on the animals of nature this episode. When the animals turn against us, who will save us? Listen as Travis says the most prepper thing he has ever said on the show! Which animals are we most afraid will attack? Why does no one realize how scary butterflies are? We've made ourselves big, what's step 2? Listen, enjoy and don't forget to tell a friend!

Jun 8, 2016

Oh hey there Buddies! We were just about to go for a jog, would you care to join? You really should think about some kind of fitness routine before the Apocalypse rolls around! Maybe you'll do Crossfit and sword fighting like Andie! Or maybe you'll run, wrestle and knife fight like Travis! Or maybe, you'll do ice skating, cycling, hiking, and a thousand other things like our amazing guest Ali Spagnola! Listen to this episode and maybe we can help you pick something! You'll also learn why NPR hosts shouldn't do sports commentary! You might even help Travis and Andie settle a debate about impressions! Listen, enjoy and don't forget to tell a friend!

Jun 1, 2016

Hey there buddies! This week we're talking Post-Apocalypse/Survival Fashion! We're joined by fashion/costume designer Katie Elhoffer. First, we talk about our nails! Then we discuss the form versus function of survival fashion and some of our post-apoc fashion pet peeves. Like, why isn't everyone in a Zombie movie protecting their arms?! We also go off on a couple tangents about welding! Travis talks about what fashion item he thinks the apocalypse would rejuvenate. Also, we talk about our biggest post-apocalypse worry: CHAFING! We also answer a whole mess of your questions! Enjoy!

May 25, 2016

Hello Buddies! By the time you finish listening to this episode it'll be 50 minutes in the future! But what if it was 20 years? Or 30 years? Or 1000 years?! How will gender and race have changed? What technology would exist and how would we adapt to it? Would you be considered a super hipster? Whose head would you hope was preserved in a jar? What would you be horrified to discovered has happened while you slept? Would you hope for a robot buddy? Whether it's via coma or cryonics, what do you do if you wake up in the future? Were so excited to be joined by the amazing Ashly Burch (RocketJump, Hey Ash Whatcha Playin?) to figure it out!

May 18, 2016

Hello Buddies! Welcome to another installment of the Bunker Buddies Mailbag! Travis and Andie answer your questions, correct some corrections and deal with some hypothetical "Would You Rathers"! Enjoy!

May 11, 2016

Hello Buddies! As you may or may not know, there is a devastating and terrifying wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta. These types of fires can seem unstoppable. So, we had wildland fire expert/fighter Abby Bolt on the show to discuss what battling something like this entails. She also shares tips on how you can help prevent fires like this. Plus, a few tips on what to do if you find yourself in the middle of a forest fire.  If you would like to donate to support the town of Fort McMurray, you can go to donate.redcross.ca or text FIRES to 45678. If you would like to help support the brave folks who fight this kind of devastation, head to www.wffoundation.org.

May 4, 2016

Hello Buddies! Unless you live in a protective bubble or have been supremely lucky, at some point the blood that was supposed to be inside your body has made its way outside your body! Normally, you'd just slap a bandage on there! But what if it's a real "gusher"? Lose enough blood and you're going to pass out or even die! We'll go over some exsanguination facts and what to do in an emergency! We'll even talk about the terrifying option of cauterization! WHAT FUN! As a warning, if the discussion of blood/bleeding upsets you then this is not the episode for you!

Apr 27, 2016

EVERYBODY RUN! A NEW EPISODE IS COMING! MY GOD, IT'S HERE! So... listen to it! This week we're talking Godzilla with actor and comedy person John Ross Bowie. We talk about Godzilla's origins and iconic roar. There have been lots of other kaiju and we talk about a few. Does Godzilla have a place in a post 9/11 world? What is the monster meant to represent? How would you survive a Godzilla attack? Could Godzilla really exist? All that and more! Enjoy and tell a friend! And don't forget to check out John Ross Bowie's new play: A Play About the Ramones

Apr 20, 2016

Hello Buddies! It's time for another special Bunker Buddies Live! This time we're talking all about real life Haitian zombies! Also, a lot about go bags, viking funerals and exploding. Enjoy! Don't forget to check out the Spilled Milk Podcast!

Apr 13, 2016

Settle in Buddies, lay back and get comfy cause you might be here for awhile! For centuries, premature burial was not only a real concern, it was a common occurrence! Now a days, its more a risk of being body-bagged prematurely. Learn about the sometimes confusing, sometimes terrifying Safety Coffin! Sit comfortably in our Waiting Mortuary! Kick out the casket and climb on up! So, cut off a finger, stick a red hot poker up your butt and join us for another fun episode of Bunker Buddies!

Apr 6, 2016

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

Mar 30, 2016

Hello Buddies! Make sure your tray tables are locked and your seats are in their upright position because we're going down! The idea of being in a plane crash can be very scary! Actually, a plane crash can be very survivable if you know what to do! So let us tell you what to do! There's steps you can take before the flight! During the flight! During the crash! After the crash! We'll tell you about all of it! Enjoy and don't  forget to share the gift of survival with a friend! 

Mar 23, 2016

Hey there Buddies! Hbclk dvaufhpbvnelfv  va;j; Oh, sorry for the gibberish! Something is wrong with the computer but we can't seem to find any problems! Maybe... it's a GREMLIN! No, not the creatures from the 80's movie! Well, also those but not JUST those! Gremlins actually have quite a history! From the Royal Air Force to Playboy, Gremlins have popped up all over the place. We're joined by funny man and podcast superstar Jordan Morris! And don't worry, we're gonna talk A LOT about the 80's movie! Plus, a poem! Don't forget to support Bunker Buddies in the MaxFunDrive! www.maximumfun.org/donate

Mar 16, 2016

Hello Buddies! We are so excited that our heads are spinning! First, it's MaxFunDrive time! Second, we have Anthony Carboni from We Have Concerns on this week! Finally, we're talking Tornadoes! Hear about all kids of different tornadoes and how they're formed. Hear about some famously destructive tornadoes! Learn some tornado survival techniques! Hear us reference the movie Twister several times! Learn a little science and hear a whole lot more comedy. That's the Bunker Buddies guarantee! And don't forget to go to maximumfun.org/donate and support the shows you love!

Mar 9, 2016

Hello Buddies! A lot of scary stuff in the news, huh? Talk of "signs of apocalypse"? Well, we found 4 stories we just HAD to talk about! Hear about a swarm of beetles in Argentina that have inexplicably taken over a beach! Learn a little about the Zika virus. There's a pretty good chance you won't be hearing this episode if Asteroid 2013 tx68 comes a lot closer to Earth than expected! There's been reports/cases of the Plague recently. Yes, THAT plague! This is real stuff that is really happening right now! Enjoy Buddies!

Mar 2, 2016

Helloooooooooooo Buddies! Let me ask you something, have you drank rain water out of a wolf's paw print? Do you own any wolf skin belt? If either of these (or many others) are true, you might be a werewolf. No, this isn't a Foxworthy knock off! We're talking Werewolves on this episode! Learn a little bit about the history! Learn about the different forms! Learn about the weaknesses! But mostly, learn about the time Travis was attacked by a Werewolf! Listen, enjoy and then tell a friend! You just might save their life!

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