JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on Mystic Monk Coffee. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: The Sovereign Individual by James Davidson and Lord Rees-Mogg o  o  o Dark Agenda: The War to Destroy Christian America. Not surprisingly, David Horowitz has been banned by Twitter. You can hear Horowitz describe some of the main themes of his book, here. o  o  o Unfreedom of the Press, by Mark Levin. This book won’t be released until May 21st, but with pre-orders it is already …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on FoodSaver vacuum packing machines. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: Recommended by SurvivalBlog reader S.H. in Texas: Letters of a Woman Homesteader, by Elinore Pruitt Stewart. S.H. writes: “The hardships she faced in early 20th Century Wyoming would make many of us lie down and die today (after rifling through a bottle of Prozac!), but through it all, the joy that she experienced from her life is evident. It’s a good, short, read, that reminded me …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on the very affordable Mora Sheath Knife. (See the Gear and Grub section.) Books: The latest from conservative commentator Mark Levin: Unfreedom of the Press o  o  o Warbird Factory: North American Aviation in World War II o  o  o The Longevity Paradox: How to Die Young at a Ripe Old Age (The Plant Paradox) Movies & Television: To Have and Have Not. (The classic, with Bogey and Bacall.) o  o  o The quality of this Blu-Ray is …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on the new movie The Highwaymen. (See the Movies section.) Books: This book was recommended by Wendy McElroy: Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, by Caroline Fraser. The New York Times Book Review described it: “An absorbing new biography [that] deserves recognition as an essential text…. For anyone who has drifted into thinking of Wilder’s ‘Little House’ books as relics of a distant and irrelevant past, reading Prairie Fires will provide a lasting cure…. Meanwhile, …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on tool storage. (See both the Instructional Videos section and the Gear section.)  As always, we emphasize items that are made in the USA.   Movies: Discover Planet Ocean (Blu-ray and DVD) o  o  o A Quiet Place. Available on Blu-ray, DVD, or free streaming for those with Amazon Prime.   Instructional Videos (Tool Storage): Building a Tool Cabinet o  o  o French Cleat Tool Storage Wall and Clamp Rack — How To Build – Woodworking o  o  …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on Fencing Tools. (See the Gear & Grub section.)   Movies: The Passion of The Christ. Long available on DVD and BluRay, this great movie is also now available for streaming to those with Amazon Prime. o  o  o The Conversation. This is a classic film starring Gene Hackman. It makes an interesting companion piece to his much later film on a similar theme, Enemy of the State. My, how surveillance technology has advanced! The Conversation is now …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on American-made gardening tools. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: Several readers have recommended this new book by Ben Shapiro: The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great. o  o  o A friend suggested this new release by conservative talk radio host Mark Levin: Unfreedom of the Press. o  o  o And speaking of recent releases, there is also this from noted political analyst and commentator David Horowitz: DARK AGENDA: The …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on the Cobra RX Adder crossbow. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: The book Resistance to Tyranny: A Primer just jumped into Amazon’s top-150 selling books list. That is very unusual for a book that has already been in print for nine years. The renewed interest in this title says a lot about the direction that our country is headed. o  o  o The Top 100 Classic Radio Shows. With this book as reference, you’ll be equipped to …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on Thermo-Electric Generators (TEGs). (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: The Home Edit: A Guide to Organizing and Realizing Your House Goals (Includes Refrigerator Labels) o  o  o Keto Diet: Your 30-Day Plan to Lose Weight, Balance Hormones, Boost Brain Health, and Reverse Disease o  o  o The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition   Movies: The Battle of Britain. This now-classic war film was released in 1969. The stunt flying and special effects are all genuine “old …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on BedBunker Gun Vaults. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: Blog reader Phil J. suggested this best-selling book: The Case for Trump. o  o  o Reader C.G. recommended this book on the controversial “Q” material: QAnon: An Invitation to The Great Awakening   Movies & Television: Polycarp. Available on DVD or for free streaming to those with Amazon Prime. o  o  o Sahara. The classic Humphrey Bogart movie, made in 1943. Available on DVD or for free streaming to …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on the documentary film titled Calvinist. (See the Movies section.) Books: Battlefield America: The War On The American People, by John W. Whitehead. o  o  o Kashmir in Conflict: India, Pakistan and the Unending War o  o  o Brown’s Skin and Minor Surgery: A Text Movies: Reader Bruce D. recommended this documentary: Calvinist. Bruce wrote:  “I just watched a great documentary on the recent resurgence of Reformed Theology amongst young adults. It’s streaming on Amazon and I’m sure …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on stainless steel zip ties. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: The Prepper’s Canning Guide: Affordably Stockpile a Lifesaving Supply of Nutritious, Delicious, Shelf-Stable Foods o  o  o 52 Prepper Projects: A Project a Week to Help You Prepare for the Unpredictable Movies & Television: Something special for Terry Pratchett fans: Going Postal.  (Available on Amazon Prime.) o  o  o I really enjoyed this review: Serenity Retrospective/Review. For any of our readers who have not yet seen …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on the documentary film Thud Pilots.   (See the Movies section.) Books: Phil Robertson’s latest book: The Theft of America’s Soul: Blowing the Lid Off the Lies That Are Destroying Our Country o  o  o Simply Keto: A Practical Approach to Health & Weight Loss, with 100+ Easy Low-Carb Recipes o  o  o Deer Hunting Secrets Exposed – Take The Best Buck Of Your Life   Movies: I recently watched a fascinating documentary about F-105 pilots in the …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on MagPul PMAG magazines. (See the Gear & Grub section.) Books: Nation of Cowards: Essays on the Ethics of Gun Control. o  o  o Complete Works O. Henry Authorized Edition 12 Volume Set   Movies & Television: The Korean War – 60th Anniversary Commemorative Documentary Collection o  o  o The second season of the very cleverly-crafted parallel universe television series Counterpart began airing last month on Starz, and will wrap up on Sunday, February 17, 2019. Most of …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week the focus is on MagPul D-60 AR-15 drum magazines. (See the Gear section.) Books: I’ve mentioned this book several times since I started SurvivalBlog back in 2005. It was formerly published by the now sadly defunct Paladin Press. I consider it a classic, and I’m glad to see that it is back in print: Total Resistance. If you don’t already have a copy on your bookshelf, then you should! One reviewer had this to say: “Much of the minutiae may not …