Archives for October, 2013

Happy Halloween! Celebrate With Doomsday Preppers E-Cards

This year, celebrate Halloween in style with these Doomsday Preppers e-cards. Simply right click on your favorite image to save, and share with your friends! From our bunker to yours, Happy Halloween!            

Q&A With Ginnifer Goodwin on Playing Jackie Kennedy

“The story is so riveting and personal and intimate and relatable and devastating and ugly and idyllic, all at the same time.” What was it like to play such an iconic character? There was a bit of pressure going into playing Jackie Kennedy, as I’m sure there was with any of the roles in this…

Photos From Last Night’s Killing Kennedy Premiere!

The stars were out and shining bright at last night’s Killing Kennedy red carpet premiere party, hosted at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Guests included Rob Lowe (John F. Kennedy), Will Rothhaar (Lee Harvey Oswald), Michelle Trachtenberg (Marina Oswald), Jack Noseworthy (Bobby Kennedy), Antoinette Lavecchia (Lady Bird Johnson), Peter Rini (Agent Mooney), Director Nelson McCormick, Screenwriter Kelly…

Let’s Learn From the Doomsday Preppers: Season Three Premieres Tonight

Did American Blackout get you a little worried? Let’s learn from the Doomsday Preppers. Season three premieres tonight at 9p. Forget bottled water in the basement and a few extra batteries. Prepper MacGyvers across the country are testing the limits of ingenuity as they develop even more extreme tricked-out Doomsday survival machines, high-tech shelters and…

How Can We Realistically Prep For A Cyber Attack?

By: Paul Tiao, Partner at Hunton & Williams LLP and former Senior Counselor for Cybersecurity to the FBI Director American Blackout is not a movie about cybersecurity. It is about disaster preparedness. The 90-minute docudrama devotes less than five minutes to the cyber attack, saying only that it involves some sort of “malicious code” that…

Red Sox Slugger Shane Victorino Visits Alaska State Troopers

Shane Victorino may be sitting out the final games of this week’s World Series due to a back injury, but he was in full health and fine spirits when he recently visited the Alaska State Troopers. The Red Sox right fielder joined Trooper Hull for a special ride-along – and volunteered to use his base-stealing…

Get Prepped With Our Doomsday Preppers Playlist!

Doomsday Preppers is returning tonight at 9/8c for a brand new third season! We decided to celebrate by creating a  Spotify playlist based off suggestions from our Facebook fans. Plus, we wrote our own song, “Take a Stand” that highlights some of the awesome things our preppers are doing for season 3. Check out more…

America’s Scariest Beasts: The Monster Project Premieres Tonight

Take a blood-sucking chupacabra, add Judah Friedlander and throw in some science. What do you get? The Monster Project, a Nat Geo WILD event that explores the urban legends of mythical creatures. The Monster Project pairs Friedlander, comic and self-proclaimed karate master, with a crack team of researchers. They’re not just ordinary scientists – Judah’s…

Are There Ghosts In Your Bourbon? Inside A Haunted Distillery

During the daytime hours, the Buffalo Trace distillery in Kentucky produces bourbon whisky. But at night, the distillery is filled with spirits of a more ominous kind. Just in time for Halloween is tonight’s Inside: Secret America, where journalists and ghost hunters Mariana van Zeller and Darren Foster pay a visit to Buffalo Trace, a notorious…

Guarding the Grid: The Electric Power Sector

By Scott Aaronson, Senior Director for National Security Policy at the Edison Electric Institute The National Geographic Channel’s docudrama, American Blackout, depicts a 10-day nationwide blackout caused by a cyber attack. The film’s fictional cyber attack causes significant physical damage to the U.S. electric utility infrastructure that within a day brings down the entire grid.…