DestinySurvival Radio is a weekly podcast covering a variety of topics related to prepping and survival. It’s heard each Thursday, and most shows are about an hour in length. The show began in January 2011 on the Preparedness Radio Network, founded by James Talmage Stevens, a.k.a. Doctor Prepper, author of Making the Best of Basics. As of November 2013 the show became independent.
Listening and Downloading
Click on any of the highlighted dates below to access the show of your choice. Beginning with the show dated October 24, 2013, you may click on the show date link to listen immediately, or right click to download for later listening. For all shows before that date, when you click on the show date link, a new window will open to a page on Blog Talk Radio. That’s where you can listen to or download the show.
If you find any show links on this page that do not work, please let me know through the Contact form so the problem can be resolved.
A note about older shows–Links for shows dated January 6, 2011 through May 26, 2011 no longer work. They are marked with a + (plus sign). If you wish to hear any of these shows, please get in touch with me via the contact form above, and I’ll be happy to make arrangements with you to provide the downloadable MP3 audio file(s) you want for the small fee of $3 per audio file.
Programs dated January 6 through February 10, 2011, have been marked with ** (double asterisk) because they contain two hours of audio. DestinySurvival Radio is in the second hour. Beginning with the February 17, 2011 program, each show is contained in its own audio file. If you purchase the audio of those earliest shows, I’ll make sure you only receive the one hour DestinySurvival Radio file.
Blog Posts About DestinySurvival Radio
I’ve written a blog post about each show. Posts are published the day after each show’s air date and contain links relevant to each show. You may access these posts by searching for DestinySurvival Radio on this site or by going to Categories on the sidebar and clicking on DestinySurvival Radio.
DestinySurvival Radio Shows
December 5, 2013 (Right click to download.)–Joyce Moseley Pierce discusses All They’ll Need to Know and getting your important papers in order in the event of a death in the family or a natural disaster.
November 28, 2013–No new show this week in observance of Thanksgiving.
November 7, 2013 (Right click to download.)–Mark Smith of Southern Plains Consulting discusses various aspects of prepping, including how to motivate preppers and what to do about prepper burnout. He’s the author of Preparedness: The Basics and Beyond.
August 29, 2013–Ham radio operator Joe Casler talks about his experience providing public service radio communications after the Joplin, MO, tornado in the spring of 2011.
August 8, 2013–This week is a three hour “best of” block featuring recent shows from July.
July 4, 2013–No new show this week.
April 11, 2013–This is a re-airing of an interview with Dr. Hana Solomon, creator of Nasopure and author of Clearing the Air One Nose at a Time. She discusses the importance of nasal washes for good health. It’s something simple to help you survive.
March 28, 2013–This week’s show is a re-airing of an interview with Donna Miller of Miller’s Grain House who tells how her family’s preparations and faith were put to the test during an especially tough year for them.
February 14, 2013–David Nash of The Shepherd School discusses a variety of topics, including his book Understanding the Use of Handguns for Self Defense.
December 27, 2012–No new show this week for the holidays.
December 6, 2012–George Ure of www.UrbanSurvival.com talks about Broken Web The Coming Collapse of the Internet. (This is the most popular DestinySurvival Radio show ever, as of 12/31/12, with tens of thousands of downloads.)
November 29, 2012–Gaye Levy, the Survival Woman, from BackdoorSurvival.com talks about 11 Steps to Living a Strategic Life, the book she co-authored with George Ure. It’s not your typical prepper book.
November 22, 2012–No new show this week because of Thanksgiving Day.
November 8, 2012–Anna Hess talks about The Weekend Homesteader: A Twelve-Month Guide to Self-Sufficiency.
November 1, 2012–Cap’n Dave returns to talk about bugging out to caves, surviving employment ups and downs, and his gardening efforts.
October 11, 2012–Cap’n Dave has been a pilot, diver, caver and instructor, and he’s been developing the survival mindset since his youth. Our discussion provides stimulating perspective for preppers.
September 13, 2012–No new show this week.
September 6, 2012–Clinical psychologist Dr. Steven Futrell returns to talk about normalcy bias and situational awareness.
August 30, 2012–Conrad Jaeger, author of Deep Web Secrecy and Security – an inter-active guide to the Deep Web and beyond, discusses online privacy for preppers.
August 2, 2012–No new show this week.
July 26, 2012–Scott B. Williams returns to talk about his new book, The Pulse. It’s an adventure featuring ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances in a world where the electric age has come to an end.
July 19, 2012–Clinical psychologist Dr. Steven Futrell shares insights on the preparedness mindset and coping with crisis.
July 5, 2012–No new show this week.
June 14, 2012–Madonna Spitler, CEO of Celox discusses this product for stopping bleeding, which you should have in your survival first aid kit.
March 15, 2012–No new show this week.
January 12, 2012–Should ham radio be part of your prepping strategy? I discuss this and share a few other ideas about radio communication for survival.
December 29, 2011–No new program while DestinySurvival Radio and the Preparedness Radio Network take a holiday break.
December 22, 2011–What light source should you have in your survival kits that’s more fun and practical than the glow-in-the-dark toys you played with as a kid? Find out about the Amazing Light from Steve Nagel of UVPaqlite.com.
November 24, 2011–No new show for this date because of Thanksgiving Day.
November 17, 2011–Frank Meyer, Chief Marketing Officer for Tender Corp. and co-founder of Adventure Medical Kits discusses QuikClot, the ultimate bandaid for worst case scenarios. Plus, what should be in your first aid kit?
October 27, 2011–This week’s program is a Producer’s Choice “Best of” show. Your humble host needed a break to continue recovery from a recent medical procedure.
October 13, 2011–This week’s guests are Dr. Bones and Nurse Amy, well known medical professionals in the prepper world, who teach others about traditional and alternative medical strategies for survival in times of trouble.
September 15, 2011–Paul Munsen, President of Sun Ovens International, talks about solar cooking and the Sun Oven. Solar cooking is fascinating and fun. Find out how useful it can be for your prepping strategy.
September 8, 2011–Steven Silverman, Founder & Executive Director of FlexYourRights.org discusses rules for dealing with police. What should you do if you’re stopped by a cop? What if the police want to search your car or home?
September 1, 2011–Janet Liebsch, co-founder of FedHealth and co-author of It’s A Disaster! discusses what’s going on for National Preparedness Month in September and how you can have a part in spreading the word about being prepared.
August 18, 2011–Rebecca Ensign, Director of Help Teach Your Children, returns to talk more about how parents can become more engaged in their children’s education. For example, what can we learn from the Tiger Mother?
July 14, 2011–Ken Silberman discusses his role as a blind CERT coordinator as well as the role those with disabilities can have in providing disaster relief.
July 7, 2011–Gerald Franz discusses self defense for the average prepper. It’s a practical, philosophical approach, not much “how to.”
June 23, 2011–I discuss why home schooling should be an impolrtant part of a family’s prepping strategy.
June 16, 2011–Gerald Franz discusses new ways of living and thinking. Are preppers radical enough to survive?
June 9, 2011–Riverwalker’s friend Shorty returns by popular demand to talk about prepping and disabilities. It’s a mixture of big ideas and practical suggestions.
Please see Important Notes below for information pertaining to these early shows for January through May of 2011.
+ May 12, 2011–Ellis Hein continues the discussion of how his family lives a lifestyle that bridges the centuries. He’s the husband of Rebecca Hein, the previous week’s guest, and is the author of The Woodturner’s Project Book.
+ April 28, 2011–This week’s guest is Vickilynn Haycraft, author of Wrapping It Up! and co-author of Naturally Healthy Cuisine, Real Food for Real Families. She discusses what it means to change lifestyles as part of one’s prepping endeavors.
+ April 14, 2011–This week’s show is on earthquakes in the heartland. What if the New Madrid fault awakens? Steve Besemer, Earthquake Program manager for the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency, discusses earthquake preparedness. Click here for more info.
+ March 31, 2011–Judy Redlich of Joni and Friends, St. Louis office, discusses prepping for the disabled.
+ March 17, 2011–Featured guests are from the Abundant Health and Wellness Center. They discussed environmental illnesses, including the aftermath of the BP Gulf disaster and the radiation dangers from the nuclear crisis in Japan. Their clinic offers life saving solutions you may not have heard of elsewhere.
+ March 3, 2011–Discover how to get the most out of the prepping resources here at DestinySurvival.com with the DestinySurvival Users Guide.
** + January 27, 2011–Mike Porritt, Online Marketing Director for ShelfReliance.com talks about Food Rotation Systems and other Shelf Reliance offerings. Plus, there’s a Q&A with Doctor Prepper himself.
** + January 20, 2011–Jim Kennard, President of the Food for Everyone Foundation, talks about the simple, high yield, organic gardening method called Mittleider Gardening. Click here for Mittleider Gardening info.
** + January 6, 2011–The debut show features Glenda Lehman Ervin, Vice President of Marketing at Lehman’s. She shares an overview of the company’s history and tells how they use new technology to promote old fashioned technology. Click here for Lehman’s info.
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