December 1, 2017
Friends, Ronin, listeners, lend us your ears; We come to share information, not to depress you. The topics that men podcast live after them; The edits are oft interred with their bones; So let it be with this episode.
This episode Kelly emerges from the bunker to record with Jeff (aka Lurch, from the WISPS podcast) and Lara and Erin (from Life on the Rocks, Please podcast) for the first ever trifecta of Podbash podcasts.
Jeff is a former funeral director and gives the inside scoop on preparing for funerals. Erin presents a variety of options to the standard burial. Kelly brings some interesting stats from famous funerals. And Lara proclaims her official last wishes for what is to be done with her remains when she shuffles off this mortal coil.
"Proper advanced planning creates a powerful opportunity for the end-of-life to become a time of peace, closure and even healing." - OKtoDie.com
So listen up and take some notes so that you are prepared for when your time comes.
November 17, 2017
Winter is fast approaching which means two things: 1-It’s time for the Trunk Monkey’s annual grooming session, and 2- Now is a good time to prepare your vehicle and yourself to drive in the cold and snowy weather.
Former mechanic and fellow PodBash host, Andy Oliverson joins us in the bunker and he’s brought a truckload of tips with him. His exhaustive list will give you the information that will wheel-ly help you dodge trouble and be more car-ful this winter. Be sure to tune in, because this is an episode that everyone auto hear.
November 7, 2017
The AWPY team welcomes Nick and Will from the Strange Money podcast into the bunker to talk about financial preparedness. They discuss saving for emergencies, government conspiracies, tiered financial plans, side hustles, going against current financial trends, and more! Find out if having a trunk monkey is a good investment (spoiler: it’s not). So listen up and learn what you can do today to be more financially prepared. Be sure to subscribe to the Strange Money podcast on Podbash.com or wherever you listen!
October 20, 2017
It’s Halloween time in the bunker and the AWPY guys celebrate by talking about how to survive some classic monsters from tv and film. So grab a pumpkin MRE and listen as Kelly and Spencer prepare you to take on everything from Dracula to Godzilla. Oh and Schwendi got into the Spirit of the season by ghosting on this episode.
October 6, 2017
For the first time in a while, all the guys are together to do a show, that is, until Schwendi sneaks out with the monkey at the last second to participate in some experiments in a neighboring bunker. Kelly and Spencer stick around to talk about popular survival myths that could cause some serious harm. Tune in to find out when a hot tub is not a good idea and what you should really do if you are stung by a jellyfish. We can’t guarantee this information will save your life, but it could keep you from an awkward situation at least.
September 22, 2017
In this episode of Are We Prepared Yet Schwendi and Spencer are MIA, they are in close pursuit of the Trunk Monkey. Kelly holds down the bunker with a special guest, his son Jacob for a quick AWPY-bit. They talk about how a summer project of coin collecting gave Jacob some valuable lessons as well as some profit. Learn about silver content, rare coins, and methods to find them in circulation.
Be sure to like and subscribe to Jacob’s YouTube channel: JakeTEG as well as his brother’s channel: TeamZachAttack. Good luck coin hounds!
September 8, 2017
If you haven’t noticed, there are a lot of hurricanes… so, Kelly and Schwendi sit down and look at hurricanes past to learn how to tackle hurricanes current. And then Kelly calls people who were directly influenced by the hurricane to give you a first hand account of what happened. This is one episode you really don't want to miss!
(Spencer was off chasing the trunk monkey and was not able to record.)
August 25, 2017
Oh no! Something bad happened, the economy has collapsed, and all those dollars bills you’ve been hiding under your mattress are now worthless… What are you going to do now!? Well, we found a list of bartering items on the internet and decided to rank them based on our opinions. Don’t store gold! Store matches instead! Or, you know, listen to the podcast and learn more!
August 11, 2017
It’s a lovely reunion! Kind of… Josher comes back and Spencer has to sit between him and Schwendi. Kelly has a new theme song for his scar stories, and Spencer still doesn’t have a segment prepared. He is not prepared yet.
Anyway, remember how this is a preparedness show? Well, the guys actually talk about preparedness! Do you have your bug out bag? Are you wondering what a bug out bag is? Do you ever ask if Schwendi knows what he’s talking about? Is Josher still alive? There’s only one way to find out! Be sure to listen to this week’s Are We Prepared, Yet!
July 28, 2017
With back to school just around the corner and the final camping trips for the summer scheduled the guys thought they would provide you with some great camping tips! Summary, go glamping! Whether you're into backpacking car camping or living like Tom Haverford Are We Prepared, Yet has some tips for you!
Oh, and we have a bookclub now!