1. Technology
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Radio Shows and Podcasts for Surviving Doomsday, Disasters, and Zombies

Guidance and Tips for Emergency Preparedness


Atomic bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945

Atomic bombing of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945

Photo: United States Air Force, Public Domain
There you are: building that bunker or shelter, canning and storing food, stocking up on ammo, making your escape plan, and counting down the days until the world ends - and the zombies come.


We've been through this drill before, but that doesn't stop people from continually predicting the doom of mankind.

This time it's supposed to happen on December 21, 2012. Of course, some folks are just worried about a terrorist attack, natural disaster, or unforeseen event that could interrupt life as we know it.

The good news is you don't have to go it alone. As a matter of fact, there are all kinds of radio shows and podcasts that specialize in topics related to surviving the big one. Let me list a few for you.

The Armchair Survivalist Radio Show - This program is hosted by Kurt Wilson, founder and CEO of Survival Enterprises. Wilson was a co-host for a conservative radio show for five years in Modesto, California and has also written Internet articles under the name "The Gunrunner."

The Armchair Survivalist routinely covers firearms, health, food, politics, animals, fishing, hand crafts, and basic preparedness.

This radio show is available on short wave 9.480, 5 - 7 p.m. EST on Sundays. If that's not possible you can listen through your browser by going to this link and catching the satellite feed through Global Star 5.

You can also listen by phone by calling (712) 432-6100 and using the passcode "123743#".

The Survival Podcast - This is a daily show heard online which deals with self-sufficiency and self-reliance. Hosted by Jack Spirko, the podcast covers an array of subjects including wilderness and emergency survival, food storage, solar cooking, bio fuels, seed saving, and other topics and issues important to survivalists and independent-prone individuals.

You can listen online through your browser or download MP3s of the most current or previous shows. To listen, go to thesurvivalpodcast.com.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.