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




JWR’s Recommendations of the Week:

media and tools of interest to SurvivalBlog readers:

Books:

The Mobile Internet Handbook

Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook: Living Beyond the Grid with Renewable Energy Technologies

Movies:

Gone with the Wind (Two Disc Edition)

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

(Note: Three of the Indiana Jones movies are now on Amazon Prime. Ditto for the entire Young Indiana Jones television series.)

Instructional Videos:

How to terminate large DC cables. (This video show a cable on an electric car project. But  what about making cables for your home DC power bank? The same methods apply. But be sure to match your cable gauge to the amperage.)

Understanding Series, Parallel, and Series-Parallel Battery Cabling