Episode 38 – Alice Cooper’s army meets Bloaty Head

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS38.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKelly listens to more Alice Cooper and shows us Alice in France while Mel pretends to be a doctor in Theme Hospital and hunts a very elusive Raptr. Kelly’s Recommendation:  Music: Special Forces by ALICE COOPER  Special Forces is a 1981 album by the one and only Alice Cooper that’s the middle one of the three “Blackout Albums” that Alice does not actually remember recording in the early 80s. The album photos and tour featured the biggest departure from Alice’s “traditional” make-up… and even Kelly admits it is “not … Continue reading

Episode 37 – We are fluent in George Romero

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS37.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week, Kelly talks about George Romero’s zombies and Mel reads a space book. Mel’s Recommendation:   Book: Fluency by Jen Foehner Wells aka @Jenthulhu A Science Fiction novel that centers around a linguist named Jane Holloway attempting to make first contact with an alien species. Jane and her fellow astronauts have been sent to investigate a silent alien spaceship that has been sitting out past Mars for several decades. Mel assures Kelly that while there is some romance in this novel, this isn’t a “bodice-ripping-in-space” story. The author … Continue reading

Episode 36 – The Fat Man in the Bath Tub Meets B-Movie Monsters

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS36.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe present to you the makings of a perfect summer weekend: a Hammock, a Tomato, and a Sharknado (book). Kelly’s Recommendation: Music: Little Feat’s ‘Waiting for Columbus’ Live Album (1978) Little Feat is a genre crossing band formed by Lowell George. (Mel likes the term Swamp Rock.) Features a Tomato-Headed Woman sitting in a Hammock on the cover…. The first full track “Fat Man in the Bath Tub” TOTALLY sold Kelly. Listen to the album out on Spotify and check out LittleFeat.net for info. If you like the album cover, you can … Continue reading

Episode 35 – Mel reads, Matt acts, Kelly equivocates

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS35.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSNurture and Support’s favorite pro bono voice over guy, Matt Shivers joined us once again.  SPOILER ALERT: At the end of the show Mel and Kelly start talking Breaking Bad again – they can’t help themselves. Mel’s Recommendation: Blah blah 4 book trilogy, blah blah (awesome cover pics) Click the Pics to unfurl the awesome.     Book Trilogy: Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn by Tad Williams This Epic Fantasy actually consisted of 4 paperbacks because the last book had to be split into 2 parts since it weighed in … Continue reading

Episode 34 – Books about Mormons and Witches. What could go wrong?

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS34.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKelly tells us about a musical you may have heard of called ‘Book of Mormon’; and Mel watches some Lifetime TV and finds ‘The Witches of East End’.  Kelly’s Recommendation: Musical/Music (Soundtrack): The Book of Mormon The award winning musical by the creators of South Park explain Mormonism… sort of. There are Star Wars references and a ‘Spooky Mormon Hell’. It is full of clever tweaks on songs from other famous musicals. For you Frozen fans out there, Olaf  is there.  Sorta. The Soundtrack is available from all music … Continue reading