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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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
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!
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!
Hello Buddies! Welcome to another installment of the Bunker Buddies Mailbag! Travis and Andie answer your questions from Twitter and Email! Enjoy!
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!
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
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!
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!
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!
Hello Buddies! Thank goodness we found you! We've been looking every where! We probably should have looked for you in your ear buds sooner... Did you stay put? Were you wandering around looking for us?! Didn't you know not to do that? Well, listen to this podcast and learn what to do the next time you are lost! Learn what to do when you're searching! We're joined by the incredible and hilarious Brandie Posey! So listen and don't forget to STOPS!
Hello Buddies! Listen, we all know parenting can be tough! There's so much to deal with when they're infants, unable to even begin to care for themselves! Then, they become toddlers, running face first around the house and terrifying the shit out of you. By the the time they reach childhood and head out in to the world, it's almost too much to bear! Add in to that Zombies, Earthquakes and the Rapture and you might as well throw in the towel! We're joined this week by Heather Brooker (Motherhood in Hollywood) to discuss parenting through the world's end! Join us!
Hello Buddies! Sure, we've talked about losing power and such before. We've talked about space itself attacking us. We've even talked about the Sun before! But never all that in one episode, plus so much more! You see, Solar Flares are a real threat and if a powerful enough flare happened, it could fry our power grid. The good news is... well, we'll get to that in the episode. Learn all about the cause, the problems with predicting and what we can do to protect ourselves from Solar Flares!
Hey Buddies, is everything not GOOD? Have you had a powerful SCARE? Has the SHTF? Then just grab your Go Bag! What's that? You don't have a GO BAG?! But what about your essentials? What do you grab as you run out the door? Where's your collection of flashlights? Well, don't worry! Travis and Andie will walk you through everything you need to put together a bag that is good to go!
Hey Buddies! We've got a real super episode for you folks! Like, REALLY super! It's got a Volcanic Eruption Index of like an 8! Maybe even a 9! This episode is all about Super Volcanoes like the one under Yellowstone! You see, this is another one of those apocalypses that could really happen. In fact, in 1815 there was an eruption that caused "The Year Without a Summer" and we'll tell you about it! And don't worry, we've got lots of advice on what to do before, after and during a volcanic eruption!
Ahoy Buddies! Look, off in the distance! Could it be... LAND?! Nope, just more ocean! But hopefully you downloaded this episode about what to do if you're lost at sea before you actually became lost! We'll tell you what to do if you're stuck on a raft! What to do if you wash up on a deserted island! We'll even tell you some true Lost at Sea stories! Crack open a coconut, pull up a stack of bamboo, drink some seagull blood and enjoy!
Hello Buddies! Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's A GIANT ASTEROID HEADED FOR EARTH!!!!! Well, that one and a gajillion other ones. You see, stuff from space hits Earth all the time. Usually, it's pretty small but sometimes it can be quite large. Like, world ending-ly large. Sure, we can build bunkers and plant repositories, but if a big enough rock hits, we are done for. The good news is, there are scientists far smarter than Andie and Travis coming up with solutions! Learn about the potential solutions for the potential disaster! Some of them are really wacky!