C5 SURVIVAL ADVICE From South America Part 5- Ass Pain Episode II- The Ass Gods Strike Back

With your host, Category5.   Has the long waited anticipation left you all with a wet spot in your jeans? Before we get onto the heavy breathing, I looked at the statistics and noticed that, though plenty of people read the Ancient Chinese Wheelbarrow post, not many clicked the link to the article. It shows [...]

C5 Survival Advice- Part 4- On Motorised Bicycles- From South America

With your host, Category5 (A shout out to the visitors from England, Australia, Germany, Ireland, Sweden and of course, all the Canucks.The vast majority of viewers, though, are coming from the States and this isn't surprising considering the giant wobbling shitstorm that has been teetering to fall since the 70s. I suppose that teetering dung [...]

Powering Your Doomstead On Apocalyptic Guinea Pigs. No Shit. Maybe Some Shit

I am Proud to announce my first ever guest post. Some of you have heard of her before. Thats right. I bring you MrsC5. She is why I am here in South America. Getting through a Nova Scotia winter without her would be intolerable. Professor of Sociology, Activist, Organic Farmer, Peak Oil Prepper, Poop Composter [...]

C5 SURVIVAL ADVICE From South America – Part 2 – SHARP and POINTY THINGS

With your host, Category5 I will make this one easier on my readers. Less reading. More pictures. It should be obvious why I am presenting this. There is nothing quite like a security feature that communicates to people “If you fall on these, it’s because you are depressed and decided to commit suicide”. Just a [...]

C5 Survival advice from South America – Part 1 – It Begins

With your host, Catagory5 “My biggest setback was being born white, male, middle class and a citizen of the U.S.. Those identities come with lots of unearned privilege, which tends to make people stupid. When one is born with unearned privilege there is an incentive to stay stupid about the nature of the system that [...]

Category5s New Post Hole

This is the excerpt for your very first post.