AirTalk for February 14, 2013

‘The Disaster Diaries:’ Sam Sheridan’s enlightening quest to prepare for the apocalypse

The Disaster Diaries

The Disaster Diaries

Former U.S. Merchant Marine, EMT and wilderness firefighter Sam Sheridan's new book shares how to survive not only an initial devastating event, but potential resulting long-term post-apocalyptic environments too.

 The year 2012 came and went without an apocalyptic disaster taking place, but that doesn’t mean a major catastrophe won’t still occur. If a devastating earthquake hit tomorrow and knocked out the power grid, how much food and water would you need for your family? Where’s the safest place to go in the wake of a disastrous event?

Former U.S. Merchant Marine, EMT and wilderness firefighter Sam Sheridan offers answers to these questions and more in his new book entitled “The Disaster Diaries: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Apocalypse.” In an effort to prepare himself and his family for as many different worst-case scenarios as possible, Sheridan trained with an Olympic weightlifter, took an apprenticeship crash-course in stealing cars with an ex-gang member and completed agonizing lessons in Arctic survival.

Sheridan shares what he learned from these and other extreme experiences that might help him survive not only an initial devastating event, but potential resulting long-term post-apocalyptic environments too. Listen in as Larry is joined by Sheridan to enlighten us on how to mentally and physically endure a major disaster and its aftermath.

Guest:
Sam Sheridan, Author, “The Disaster Diaries: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Apocalypse”


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