Surviving A Crazy World


Episode 22: Spy Techniques with Jason Hanson

We talk survival techniques with Jason Hanson, former CIA Officer. Jason draws upon a decade of CIA experience to give us advice on how to navigate difficult situations. After his career with the CIA, Jason uses his unique set of skills to teach people to avoid danger and overcome it.  Regardless of how safe you… Read More

Episode 19: Tim MacWelch, Author and Outdoor Life Magazine Blogger

The team interviews survival expert Tim MacWelch. Among other things, the team discusses Tim's New York Times best selling book How to Survive Anything. Tim's book alphabetically details threats from A - Z  and explains how survivalists can overcome these challenges. Of particular note, the team discusses threat Z: zombies. While our experts find a zombie… Read More

Episode 15: TEOTWAWKI Scenarios

In the spirit of the holidays, the team discusses the possibilities of human extinction. Moreover, the team discusses how exactly humanity and society may fail. The three top scenarios for human extinction are: nuclear war, climate change, and pandemic. How realistic is it that these will happen? What preventative measures can be taken? Even if… Read More

Episode 14: Firearms With Dan Cavallaro

The resident experts of The Survivalist Podcast sit down with a special guest, Dan Cavallaro, to discuss firearms. Cavallaro has years of experience around firearms and is a recognized authority on the subject. Among other things, Cavallaro and the team discuss situational awareness, best weapons for survival situations, and how to overcome an active shooter… Read More

Episode 3: Lights Out

On this episode, we take a look at Ted Koppel's bestselling book Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath.  Along with special guest Doc Montana, we examine the all-too-real possibility of an extended nationwide power outage that could leave 100s of millions of Americans in darkness for months.  Are you ready?  Is… Read More

Episode 2: Paris Attacks

Late last month, Paris was ruthlessly attacked by a group of radicalized terrorists bent on destroying that great city's way of life.  When the dust settled, 130 souls were murdered.  The largest number of fatalities came from the Bataclan concert hall, where the gunmen reportedly shot 89 dead before detonating suicide vests.  In this week's… Read More

Episode 1: New York City Attack

In our debut episode, expert survivalist and prepper Mark Puhaly and our host Matt Gould walk you thru what you would need to do to survive a terror attack on New York City.  Would you get in a car and try to make your way over the bridges and tunnels?   Would you try and flee… Read More