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Baby Steps: To Have Kids or Not Have Kids, That is the Question

Last year a lovely woman named Mara Altman contacted me and asked if I would be willing to talk with her about my book, The Baby Matrix. She is a freelance writer, and has published best-selling Kindle Singles. One  of them, Thanks for Coming, “follows her on an adventure to find her orgasm,” was translated […]

Spring Folding Bikes Sale; 2014 Knife & Blades Giveaway! (Limited Quantity)

2014 Knife & Blades Giveaway! (Limited Quantity) Safecastle is moving out all our remaining inventory of survival knives and blades and they're all going to customers for FREE in our latest purchase-incentive pa ckage-available to buyers...Show More Summary

Looking for Nonfiction Book Reviewers!

I receive lots of requests to review author’s nonfiction books, and/or to be added to the LiveTrue Collection. I have a backlog and need reviewers! You get the by line and cash. Here are just three books I have in my queue: The first one is Believe It: You Know an Atheist. Here is a […]

Would the Solution to Overpopulation in Inferno by Dan Brown Really Work?

I recently made the acquaintance of population expert Kurt Dahl.  He has written an interesting essay about Dan Brown’s book, Inferno. While a novel, it deals with the very real issue of overpopulation. In the book Brown has an ”antagonist execute a specific solution to the overpopulation problem, but what Dahl wanted to know was if […]

Prepare Today with Our Special High-Calorie Storage-Food Value Bundle! Lowest price anywhere

High-Calorie Storage-Food Value Bundle Two cases of canned Bega Cheese (both single serving and 6-serving cans), a case of Red Feather butter, and a case of Menu C MREs..all at maximum discount. Note: All member pricing below, you need to be a member to take advantage of these prices. Show More Summary

Why Dressing Like an Oddball Could Make You More Successful

I don’t know about you, but I’ve felt like a goddamn weirdo for most of my life. Even though I’ve grown up to be a relatively normal adult who wears normal clothing and has a normal job, I know that the eccentric, awkward child who loved to wear over-sized men’s suits in junior high is still [...]

Shaken from complacency? Earthquake preparedness is a must in some areas

Preparedness doesn't have to be hard. In fact, at Safecastle--we make it easy.Today's 4.4 earthquake in California that shook the Los Angeles area was a reminder for some that they need to stock up on some of the essentials that canShow More Summary

FINAL HOURS: Max. Mountain House Cans Sale

30-year shelf life, premier storage food in the world Maximum-allowed Discounts on Mountain House Cans Ends Tonight, Mar. 15 Our first MH sale of 2014 is a big one. Not only do buyers club members and non-members alike get the maximum-allowed discounts on all can cases AND free shipping to the lower 48, sent to you fresh from the MH factory. Show More Summary

Rockin the Life Unexpected by Jody Day

I’m working on my 2014 reading list! Since the release of my book Families of Two over a decade ago, I have talked with thousands of childfree people. I have also talked with many others who are in the midst of the parenthood decision, and those who are childless – those who want children but […]

24-hour offer: FREE-First Aid 1.0 Kit w/ new Mountain House food purchases (still Max Discounts)

All Day, Friday, March 14 Only...Additional Freebie Offer for Members and Non-Members ANY Mountain House Purchase Gets a Free First Aid 1.0 Kit by Adventure Medical! 30-year shelf life, premier storage food in the world Maximum-allowed Discounts on Mountain House Cans Ends Mar. Show More Summary

24-hour offer: FREE-Lifestraw w/ new Mountain House food purchases (still Max Discounts)

Noon 3/12 Thru End of Day 3/13Additional Freebie Offer for Members and Non-Members ANY Mountain House Purchase Gets a Free Lifestraw! 30-year shelf life, premier storage food in the world Maximum-allowed Discounts on Mountain House Cans Ends Mar. Show More Summary

Wondrous Ways the World Connects People

I am lucky- I love my work. In addition to writing nonfiction books, I help organizations and individuals achieve their professional communications goals. This takes the form of everything from editing eBooks, business plans, to writing...Show More Summary

Maximum-Allowed Discounts on Mountain House Cans: March 9-15

30-year shelf life; world's premier storage food Our first MH sale of 2014 is a big one. Not only do buyers club members and non-members alike get the maximum-allowed discounts on all can cases AND free shipping to the lower 48, sent to you fresh from the MH factory. Show More Summary

20 Screenings, Panels & Conversations You Should Check Out at SXSW Film 2014

This is my third year at SXSW Film, and I’m so stoked! This year’s lineup is great as usual, with a diverse mix of super indie, international and Hollywood talent. There is also a variety of interesting and cutting edge panels that are worth attending. Here is my list of the top 20 films, panels and conversations to check out [...]

Legacy Seeds, Bega Cheese, MREs, & Strawberries!

April 1 Loyalty Drawing Prize: 23-Variety Non-Hybrid Seed Kit! This year's Loyalty Royalty program is a slam-dunk in terms of getting something for nothing. In fact, for some, it will be a lot for nothing. Our buyers club members simply need to email us and request to be enrolled in the 2014 Loyalty program. Show More Summary

Ten SXSW Fashion Trends for 2014: Geriatric Loafers, PajamaJeans and More

Do you have your SXSW outfits together yet? If not, then look no further. Below is my fashion guide for must-haves this year at SXSW. Don’t be left out from the fashion blog style recaps this year! Harem pants are not only comfortable, they also make it really easy to hide free party food or to take a [...]

The Elephant in the Room in The Sixth Extinction

I so looked forward to reading Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction. But in the end, I sat feeling like there was a “big elephant in the room,” as the saying goes – in this case, it would be elephant in the pages….Kathyrn Schultz’s review on vulture.com articulately picks up these feelings. Schultz writes: …she makes a page-turner […]

Advisory: Bunker backlog SUDDENLY building fast; other prep sales accelerating too

Just a little tidbit I think many of you will find of interest... All of a sudden my shelter builder is inundated with inquiries and new business. Within the last week. He's got a large facility and good-sized crew of employees and they always have a nice stream of business from around the US, but all of a sudden, his backlog is growing fast. Show More Summary

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