Ethan Nicolle: Bears Want to Kill You

Jon and Stephen welcome Ethan Nicolle, author of the soon-to-be bestseller Bears Want to Kill You: The Authoritative Guide to Survival in the War Between Man and Bear. Ethan is the creative director for Christian satire site The Babylon Bee and co-created Axe Cop, a webcomic which was turned into animated TV show on Fox and FXX. He also co-hosts the Audio Mullet podcast with Doug TenNapel of video game Earthworm Jim and Mike Nelson of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

Then the Conservatarians discuss “Game of Thrones” and the latest anti-abortion laws in Alabama and Georgia. The intro/outro song is “Unbearable” by The Wonder Stuff. Jon’s song of the week is “Davni Chasy” by The Wedding Present and Stephen’s album of the week is I Am Easy to Find by The National. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our 2019 Spotify playlist!

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There are 9 comments.

  1. Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… Member

    Great idea about Tyrion dying. Very funny.

    • #1
    • May 17, 2019, at 6:09 PM PDT
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  2. EtCarter Listener

    Dear Conservatarians,

     

    love  the Babylon Bee, and I love you guys even more for having Ethan Nicole on. Thank you. After a chapter in a Robert Crais Joe Pike novel, and that scene in The Revenant film, I too have been wondering where I could find a practical book in surviving in a world full of Alaskan brown-bears.

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    • May 17, 2019, at 7:02 PM PDT
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  3. philo Member

    Ricochet Audio Network: …the soon-to-be bestseller Bears Want to Kill You: The Authoritative Guide to Survival in the War Between Man and Bear. …

    I can’t imagine that I need to know any more than I learned in Bill Bryson’s comprehensive coverage of the subject in A Walk in the Woods

    • #3
    • May 17, 2019, at 7:34 PM PDT
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  4. Vance Richards Member

    philo (View Comment):

    Ricochet Audio Network: …the soon-to-be bestseller Bears Want to Kill You: The Authoritative Guide to Survival in the War Between Man and Bear. …

    I can’t imagine that I need to know any more than I learned in Bill Bryson’s comprehensive coverage of the subject in A Walk in the Woods.

    The Bryson book had some great bear quotes:

    Black bears rarely attack. But here’s the thing. Sometimes they do. All bears are agile, cunning and immensely strong, and they are always hungry. If they want to kill you and eat you, they can, and pretty much whenever they want. That doesn’t happen often, but – and here is the absolutely salient point – once would be enough

    This book also has some good advice regarding bears . . .

    • #4
    • May 18, 2019, at 5:17 AM PDT
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  5. philo Member

    Vance Richards (View Comment):

    philo (View Comment):

    Ricochet Audio Network: …the soon-to-be bestseller Bears Want to Kill You: The Authoritative Guide to Survival in the War Between Man and Bear. …

    I can’t imagine that I need to know any more than I learned in Bill Bryson’s comprehensive coverage of the subject in A Walk in the Woods.

    The Bryson book had some great bear quotes:

    Black bears rarely attack. But here’s the thing. Sometimes they do. All bears are agile, cunning and immensely strong, and they are always hungry. If they want to kill you and eat you, they can, and pretty much whenever they want. That doesn’t happen often, but – and here is the absolutely salient point – once would be enough

    This book also has some good advice regarding bears . . .

    The “how to” video for steps 1-6:

     

    • #5
    • May 18, 2019, at 5:54 AM PDT
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  6. DrewInWisconsin, Influencer Member

    Thanks for pointing me to Audio Mullet. A bunch of guys sittin’ around, shootin’ the breeze, guy-style, about guy-stuff like . . . Chesterton? That’s awesome.

    • #6
    • May 18, 2019, at 6:36 AM PDT
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  7. Songwriter Member

    Thanks for having Ethan Nicolle on. Truly interesting stuff. Seems like he would be a fun guy to hang out with. Interestingly, I did some free lance writing for Veggie Tales for a brief period before they went to Netflix. I got paid a significant sum of money to write scripts that were never produced. (Suffice it to say, they were a company in leadership turmoil at that moment in time.)

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    • May 18, 2019, at 7:56 AM PDT
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  8. OccupantCDN Coolidge

    Bearnado!

    • #8
    • May 18, 2019, at 8:14 AM PDT
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  9. rdowhower Coolidge

    Thanks for the honesty, Stephen! Your perspective means a lot since the life issue obviously isn’t at the top of your list of priorities, but you at least ask the right questions.

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    • May 20, 2019, at 7:05 AM PDT
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