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Welcome to Manny's: Prepper Jon Stokes

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While we are sheltered in place, Manny's in San Francisco is presenting a series of virtual conversations with leaders and thinkers who are trying to make sense of this moment and how we will recover. 

KALW is airing a new conversation every Friday evening at 5pm. Normally, Manny does the interviewing. But for one night only, he’s passing the mic to New York Times tech and internet culture writer Nellie Bowles. Nellie chats with Jon Stokes about a new generation of survivalists — or preppers  — and his personal tips for surviving this and other apocolyptic scenarios.

Jon is the deputy editor of theprepared.com. But before that, he was an editor at Wired Magazine and co-founder of the website Ars Technica.

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David Boyer is the managing editor of KALW News. He is also the producer/host of the Murrow Award winning podcast THE INTERSECTION, which looks at our changing cities, one street corner at a time. Past seasons focussed on an intersection in the middle of San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, an intersection in the middle of Google’s Mountain View campus and conceptual intersections at 2019’s Burning Man.