Stephen Colbert knows how to survive if Russia physically breaks the Internet

After Russian submarines were spotted near undersea Internet cables last week, U.S. officials were understandably concerned about Russia compromising global communications by cutting the cables.

Happily, Stephen Colbert is on the case.

In a segment worthy of his old Colbert Report persona, Colbert blithely explained how to get through life if Russia used its “crab claws” to cut those Internet cables. To survive in a world without social media, there are several things you’ll need to pack—beginning with all those baby photos you’ll be missing from Facebook.

Screengrab via The Late Show with Stephen Colbert/YouTube

Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

Gavia Baker-Whitelaw is a staff writer at the Daily Dot, covering geek culture and fandom. Specializing in sci-fi movies and superheroes, she also appears as a film and TV critic on BBC radio. Elsewhere, she co-hosts the pop culture podcast Overinvested. Follow her on Twitter: @Hello_Tailor