Category Archives: Preppers

COVID-19 caught us off guard. Here’s what disaster preppers say we needed to do all along

For three months, Jonathan and Kylene Jones didn’t step foot inside a grocery store. They relied on their Utah home’s built-in storage room supply: flour, rice, beans, a freezer full of food.  That was last summer.  The couple, founders of the “The Provident Prepper” website and YouTube channel, wanted to do a 90-day trial of […]

Underground skyscrapers and off-grid bunkers: inside the world of preppers | Books

“Nothing sets your priorities straight better than a disaster,” says Bradley Garrett. “Making sure your basics are covered, making sure your loved ones are cared for. These are the things that matter. Going back to survival mode is a good thing … We’re going to be in lockdown for some months. But although the worst-case […]

What Makes Doomsday Preppers Brace For The Apocalypse?

When one hears of doomsday preppers, it brings to mind National Geographic’s TV show by the same name, with its caricaturist representations of survivalists. There’s also a whole doomsday industry catering to survivalists’ need to prepare for the end of the world. But our knowledge about the inspirations, aspirations, and motivations of doomsday preppers still […]

What disaster preppers say we needed to do all along | Life

For three months, Jonathan and Kylene Jones didn’t step foot inside a grocery store. They relied on their Utah home’s built-in storage room supply: flour, rice, beans, a freezer full of food. That was last summer. The couple, founders of the “The Provident Prepper” website and YouTube channel, wanted to do a 90-day trial of […]

Friend of doomsday couple pens letter to fellow ‘preppers’ | News

Since the remains of missing children, 17-year-old Tylee Ryan and 7-year-old J.J. Vallow, were discovered about two weeks ago, more friends in their mother’s religious circle have come forward. The latest to speak out is Melanie Gibb, a close friend of Chad Daybell and Lori Vallow. Lori and Chad, the children’s mother and stepfather, are […]

Doomsday preppers, escape pods and missile silos: Mark O’Connell meets the people ready for the end of the world

When Notes from an Apocalypse came out last month, a copy was delivered to its author’s Dublin home by an essential worker wearing latex gloves and a mask. But Mark O’Connell shrugs off any flattery of prophetic sensibility as “sheer coincidence”. True, if recent history is anything to go by, any book that takes the […]

Survivalists and other self-described ‘preppers’ say they were ready for COVID-19

SOMERSET, Ky. – Josh Sutton saw this coming months ago. Click to expand UP NEXT The virus was far away then, barely registering in the minds of most Kentuckians. People still ate at restaurants and watched basketball and talked about politics. That all changed. And Sutton was ready for it. Start the day smarter. Get […]

Preppers may be having their “I told you so” moment

For those in the often-mocked “prepper” community, this whole coronavirus pandemic is quickly becoming their “I told you so” moment. But according to an Associated Press report, many are resisting saying that, even if it’s in the back of their minds. What they hope is that they’ll finally be taken seriously and that more people […]

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