A livestreamed podcast in which Liam & Ben discuss the inevitable apocalypse - we watch some archive footage to learn how to survive a nuclear war. We hope that you finish this episode with the tools needed to thrive in the apocalypse.

Embedded above we have the podcast version, and below we have the original, unedited video version, which is substantially longer - we watch some archive video and talk about wood for a bit. Feel free to find The Conversation Hat on YouTube - if subscribe and hit the bell icon you’ll get notified whenever we next go live.



Here’s some links and bits we used for research and during the show.

  • Atomic Alert - Elementary Version on - the first video we watched.

  • The House In The Middle on - Atomic tests at the Nevada Proving Grounds (later the Nevada Test Site) show effects on well-kept homes, homes filled with trash and combustible.

  • Build A Kit - advice from the US government for surviving the worst that nature / mankind has to throw at you.



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The Conversation Hat is hosted by Ben Pierson and Liam Taylor, and edited by Laura Elmer. 

Music by Liam Taylor.

The Conversation Hat is created and managed by Odd Creative Ltd.