Prepping for the Apocalypse: Elites' Foolish Fantasies for Surviving a Collapse of Their Own Creation
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Meet Barrett Moore, the bunker-building bullshit artist who helps capitalists survive the apocalypse with beans, bullets, and bravado. Please share this episode with your friends and start a conversation.
Warning: This podcast occasionally uses spicy language.
For an entertaining deep dive into the theme of season five (Phalse Prophets), read the definitive peer-reviewed taxonomic analysis from our very own Jason Bradford, PhD.
- History of the Kelly Butte Civil Defense Center
- Article on Kelly Butte in the Atlas Obscura
- A Day Called X -- video of a dramatized atomic evacuation of Portland, Oregon
- Donald Fagen's "New Frontier"
- Sam Biddle, "The Rise and Fall of the Ultimate Doomsday Prepper," The Intercept, July 5, 2021.
- "Three Robots: Exit Strategies" -- episode 1 of season 3 of the Netflix series Love, Death & Robots.
- National Geographic produced the popular video series Doomsday Preppers.
- Molly Redden, "The American Elite Are Planning Their Escape — And It Starts With Paying For Passports," Huffington Post, March 19, 2023.
- John Ramey, "New statistics on modern prepper demographics from FEMA and Cornell," theprepared.com August 4, 2021.
- Bradley Garrett, "Living with bunker builders: doomsday prepping in the age of coronavirus,"The Conversation, May 14, 2020.
- Interview about Bradley Garrett's study of prepping
- J. Oliver Conroy, "We mocked preppers and survivalists – until the pandemic hit," The Guardian, April 30, 2020.
- Walter Karp, "When Bunkers Last in the Backyard Bloom-d," American Heritage, February/March 1980.
- Red Cross’s Preparedness Checklist
- FEMA’s 12 Ways to Prepare
- Tom Prugh, "Democracy Rising 1 Introduction: Idiots R Us," Resilience, October 27, 2021.
- Jana Reiss, "For today’s Latter-day Saints, it’s food storage light," The Salt Lake Tribune, January 27, 2023.