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’s focus is on thermal night vision monoculars. (See the Gear section, near the end of this column.) Books: How Not To Be Hacked: The Definitive Guide for Regular People o o o Nuts! A 101st Airborne Division Machine Gunner at Bastogne Music: Silly Wizard: Wild & Beautiful




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 documentary film Lies Of Omission.  (See the Movies section.) Books: Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI o  o  o The Keto Diet: The Complete Guide to a High-Fat Diet, with More Than 125 Delectable Recipes and 5 Meal Plans to Shed Weight, Heal Your Body, and Regain Confidence   Music: Stevie Ray Vaughan – Original Album Classics o  o  o The Last Of The Mohicans: Original Motion …




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 movie Copperhead. Books: Conscience of a Conservative: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle. Note:  Senator Flake is a pseudo-Conservative and a Republican In Name Only (RINO.) I’m recommending that you read the book as an insight on how how the RINOs manipulate and operate. The career-entrenched RINOs in Congress are currently squandering the opportunity of the majority that was handed to them in the last election. They have no intention of “draining …




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 wool. (See the Gear section, near the end of this column.) Books: The Red Cliffs of Zerhoun by Matt Bracken.  (Recommended by long-time blog reader P.T..) Matt Bracken is a former U.S. Navy SEAL. His thought-provoking novels always include a lot of practical and tactical goodness woven into the storylines. (Matt’s better-known Enemies Foreign and Domestic” novel series is widely read, for good reason!) The Shoestring Girl: How I Live on Practically Nothing and YOU …




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 writings of Dr. Jason Fung, M.D.) Books: The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss, by Dr. Jason Fung. (Note: Dr. Fung’s fine book includes a practical plan for reversing Type 2 diabetes. Dr. Fung has also written an excellent book on fasting.) Ditch Medicine: Advanced Field Procedures For Emergencies 100 Deadly Skills: Survival Edition: The SEAL Operative’s Guide to Surviving in the Wild and Being Prepared for Any Disaster Forks Over Knives – 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’s emphasis is on thermal imagers. Books: Mark Levin’s latest book is causing a stir: Rediscovering Americanism: And the Tyranny of Progressivism The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes – and Why A memorable Robert Heinlein sci-fi novel: Friday




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’s emphasis is on the documentary film The Red Pill. Books: From The Shepherd’s Purse.  (One of the very best books on herbal medicine.) Movies (The Red Pill): The Red Pill.  A fascinating documentary by a liberal feminist who went through an anti-feminist epiphany during the filming.  Also available through Amazon Prime.  HJL had these comments on the film: “It is nearly two hours long, but it is time well spent. For those who are also not familiar with it, the documentary …




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’s emphasis is on waterproof fleece clothing and propane. Books: The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit The Case for Christ: A Journalist’s Personal Investigation of the Evidence for Jesus Movies: Rogue One: A Star Wars Movie Krav Maga Lesson Vol.1 – Defense on Jabs and Hooks




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR’s Recommendations of the Week for various media, tools, and gear of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week’s emphasis is on auxiliary fuel tanks. (Down in the Gear section.) Books: The Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century by James H. Kunstler Fire and Ice, by Ray Kytle Movies: Enemy at the Gates. A highly fictionalized retelling of the battle of Stalingrad. It is from the perspective of a Red Army sniper team. Panic in Year Zero. The corny film that first got me thinking about TEOTWAWKI. It …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR‘s Recommendations of the Week for various media, tools, and gear of interest to SurvivalBlog readers. This week’s emphasis is on forest thinning. Books: The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible, 2nd Edition: Discover Ed’s High-Yield W-O-R-D System for All North American Gardening Regions: Wide Rows, Organic Methods, Raised Beds, Deep Soil Scouting And Patrolling: Ground Reconnaissance Principles And Training Movies: Slum Dog Millionaire. JWR’s Comments: This movie is intense and has some crudity. But it shows just how cruel life is for India’s slum dwellers. Land of Mine. JWR’s Comments:  The events depicted, though fictionalized, are essentially true.  Until this film …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR‘s Recommendations of the Week. This column is posted every Wednesday.  It covers various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers: Books: The Operator: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story Movies: Too Big To Fail (a 2011 Docudrama on the 2008 financial crisis, available through Amazon Prime) The Boy In The Striped Pajamas   Instructional Videos: Building a shed by yourself How to Field Strip and Clean Your AR-15 (Shooting USA)




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR‘s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers: Books: The Collapse of Complex Societies America’s Financial Reckoning Day: How you can survive America’s monetary and political decline in the 21st Century Note:  This title is also available as a Kindle e-book.  (Everyone should own a Kindle Fire Tablet.) Movies: Unbranded. An amazing documentary about four new Texas A&M graduates who go on a grand adventure.  They adopt a string of 16 wild mustangs from the BLM,  green break them, and then immediately ride them from the Mexican border to the Canadian …




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

Here are JWR‘s Recommendations of the Week for various media, tools, and gear of interest to SurvivalBlog readers: Books: Trump’s War: His Battle for America, by Dr. Michael Savage Don’t Waste Your Life, by John Piper Movies: Wall-E The Dogs of War Instructional Videos: Van Tour: Sprinter Stealth Camper at the Rubber Tramp Rendezvous Danger! Chain Saw Safety – Training Video




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week

This column appears every Wednesday. Here are JWR‘s Recommendations of the Week for various media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers:

Books:

Storey’s Guide to Raising Turkeys, 3rd Edition

Storey’s Guide to Growing Organic Vegetables & Herbs for Market: Site & Crop Selection, Planting, Care &  Harvesting


Movies:

The Pacific

Dazzle: The Hidden Story of Camouflage (2015).  A very informative documentary.

Note: This documentary is also now on Amazon Prime.


Instructional Videos:

Dutch Oven Cooking 2: Basic Meals (Courtesy of Texas Parks and Wildlife)

How To Build a Yurt

Podcasts:

The Sow Edible Podcast

The Prepared Homestead Podcast