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Prep Yo Self Podcast
48 minutes | Mar 12, 2020
PYSP Episode 33: Jazz Hands, Wink, Wink
Things are getting real. So real, people are advised to avoid gatherings and touching each other. Breathing around each other is also a no-no. So, when you see a friend or loved one, simply use the PYSP-approved jazz-hands-wink-wink greeting. Learn this and other semi-helpful tips on how to weather the Covid storm. #washyerhands!
32 minutes | Mar 5, 2020
Covid got you down?
Reunited and it feels so good...until you realize a pandemic brought us back together. Take a listen to our scattered conversation on the threat knocking on your back door! Coronavirus Covid19, get off our lawn!
65 minutes | Oct 8, 2019
Herosode 2 - Always Bring A Sweater
Almost a decade ago, Ann Varghese survived the 7.0 Haitian earthquake, one of the deadliest natural disasters in recorded history. Even with that kind of survival resume, Lex and I were still able to trick her into being interviewed by us! She's a hero because of her work with world health organizations but she's a bad ass survivor because of her unbreakable PMA. Take a listen!
64 minutes | Aug 3, 2019
Episode 30: Shaking with the Jonesers
This week Lex takes the lead on speculated number correctness as we talk about the early July earthquakes in California and north of Seattle. We moon over Lucy Jones and review more of The Big One: Your Survival Guide, our favorite love/like podcast of facts. We also got for real certified to put tourniquets on people!!! As demonstrated by Lex in a very painful photo op. :) Take a listen and let us know how the quakes helped you get motivated!
72 minutes | Jun 23, 2019
PYSP Episode 29: The Big Tornado Jungle
This episode is a mixed bag of awesome! We talk about our furniture (just because), The Big One (podcast), Amanda Eller getting lost, the tornado outbreak of 2019, another hub visit and more because we must tell you all the things. So very very many things. Have a listen and tell your friends!
53 minutes | May 27, 2019
PYSP Episode 28: The Big One Revisited
Invite ourselves to a science conference public forum? Yes, yes we will. Listen to the aftermath and experience of our brave podcast heroes as they go out in public to the Seismological Society of America's Town Hall on early warning systems. We'll also introduce you to "The Big One: Your Survival Guide", a podcast we'll be discussing/reviewing for the next few episodes.
30 minutes | May 24, 2019
Be Well and Look Peppy
A special episode where we glaze over a year of podcast neglect and sort of talk about the big hits of 2018/2019! Consider this episode foreplay to get you ready for the full episode soon to follow! Thanks for listening!
76 minutes | Jul 21, 2018
PSYP Episode 27 - Richy Rich Mole People
Have a spare $3 mil laying around? Go ahead and buy yourself an apartment in an underground missile silo and ride out disaster in style! No? Well, come dream with us about what it would be like to face the end of the world as one of the chosen ones. Mom jokes abound!
46 minutes | Jul 1, 2018
PYSP Episode 26 Interview With The Friend - Pire
SPECIAL TREAT EPISODE! We know our summer break has been a bummer for our fans, but we've put together a special interview episode to tide you over! This episode we start the discussion around the culture of preparedness. You'll hear some more from our friends at FEMA (Ep 25!) along with us harassing our friends & neighbors about their prepping experiences and process.
44 minutes | May 22, 2018
PYSP Episode 25 - Crazy Preppers Visit FEMA
A few weeks ago FEMA reached out for some advice on how to handle disasters, and we decided to show up in person to help them out! JK!!! They let us in their bunker and it was awesome. Join us for our tour FEMA Region X Headquarters and a discussion about how FEMA fits into the bigger disaster response picture. Genuine gratitude to Peter Sessum and Jackie Gladish for hosting us!
65 minutes | Apr 29, 2018
PSYP Episode 24 - Disaster Insurance Dumb-Splained
Can leopard pajamas spice up this extremely non-expert explanation of insuring against disasters? Yes, yes they can. Rawr.
65 minutes | Mar 27, 2018
PYSP Episode 23: We Are The Peanut Gallery
Recently, we spent some time powering up on being basic in our prepping skillz. Our biggest successes were making jokes at inappropriate times during some highly useful presentations organized by Seattle OEM outreach and training professionals. You're welcome? Facts include updates on shutting off the gas (just the kind going to your house) and more on being ready for "the big one".
60 minutes | Mar 7, 2018
PYSP Episode 22 - Cresting and Troughing
The PYSP ladies are riding the wave of semi-expert knowledge on tsunamis and seiches...seeches? Seaches? Whatever. Learn how to prep for a tsunami and the impossible.
45 minutes | Feb 2, 2018
PYSP Herosode 1 - Dan the Superman
Would you lug a suitcase of water to a disaster recovery area, live above a boiler room in 90 degree heat and keep your chest well shaven in a Superman logo, all in the name of civil service? We talked to someone who did. Our buddy Dan Halpert shares his experience working to provide water and sanitation support and education in Puerto Rico after that jerk Hurricane Maria came to town. This is our first Herosode where we hear from awesome people about their experiences in disaster areas.
43 minutes | Jan 22, 2018
PYSP Episode 20: C'mon Baby Start my Fire
Join your favorite two wackadoos on finally getting their act together and getting Episode 20 out to the world. We're delving further into our skillz this year. Do we have them or do we have another glass of wine? Episode Art by Kevin Tice!
71 minutes | Dec 21, 2017
PYSP Episode 19 - Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal
Welcome to the party, Pal! It's a Merry Christmas and don't hurt yourself kind of episode. We stay out of the disaster weeds by talking about holiday safety like a couple of people who aren't the ones giving ourselves paper cuts every 5 minutes. Have a very Merry Christmas and don't Drink and Drive (or cellphone and drive)! Ever! Not even if the world is ending.
92 minutes | Dec 3, 2017
PYSP Episode 18: Baby It's Cold Outside
Don't be one of those scmucks waiting in line the day of a winter storm for the bare essentials-prep yo self (and yo home and yo car and yo pet and yo baby) now! Also, rekindle the debate on who is more attractive Dennis Quaid or Jake Gyllenhaal by watching the Day After Tomorrow to get into the winter storm spirit.
76 minutes | Nov 15, 2017
PYSP Episode 17: I Know A Guy
Learn how FEMA, RedCross and other relief organizations can help you in a disaster. Their #1 recommendation - prepare to save yourself! Plus info on what you absolutely should not hand out on Halloween.
50 minutes | Oct 19, 2017
PYSP Episode 16: Making Star-Bucks
We still can't believe it happened, but we have the tape to prove it. Hear partners of our city's most caffeinated company talk with us about getting prepped, at the Starbucks' corporate preparedness fair.
76 minutes | Oct 3, 2017
PYSP Episode 15: Prep (or Eat) Yo Pet
If you have a furry family member, make sure you include them in your emergency prep plan. Or your meal plan.
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