Episode 42 – Monkey Music to Tweet By

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS42.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA show for those who analyze their Twitter and over analyze their music. Kelly’s Recommendation: Service/website: Twitter Analytics   https://analytics.twitter.com  Kelly recommended the analytic dashboard that Twitter recently opened up for free for all of us to use.  It is a “lava lamp” service from most of us – maybe not super useful, but fun and interesting to look at.  Features include: See how many people actually view your tweet, interact with it, etc. See where you followers are from.  Kelly is not doing well in Australia and blames @RSRigda See … Continue reading

Episode 41 – Creepy Cute

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS41.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe have creepy and cute characters from this week’s book and a very special tv series. Listen if you dare! Mel’s Recommendation:   Book: ‘The Ocean At The End Of The Lane’ by Neil Gaiman A short novel narrated by a nameless man who returns to his home town for a funeral and finds himself remembering fantastical memories from his childhood where a girl named Lettie saved him from a number of different evils. From the inside flap: “It is a stirring, terrifying, and elegiac fable as delicate as … Continue reading

Episode 40 – Tales of bullies and socks

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS40.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA tale of Wrestlers and Piano Rock awaits you. Also, I apologize for the sound issues. Sorry folks!  ~Mel Kelly’s Recommendation: Book: ‘Foley Is Good: And the Real World is Faker Than Wrestling’ by Mick Foley Mick Foley aka Mankind aka Cactus Jack aka Dude Love of the World Wrestling Federation shines a light behind the scenes of Professional Wrestling. Mel is quite impressed by it’s 3.86/4.00 rating on Goodreads! Kelly even met Mr. Foley at a Con! Here’s proof! Mankind (Mick Foley) introduces Mr. Socko!! (warning: clown in … Continue reading

Episode 39 – Carbon, nitrogen, helium, and Victorian Steampunk

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS39.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIt’s all about Science and Steampunk! (And maybe a little bit about Victorian Underwear.) Mel’s Recommendation: Book/Comic/Web-Comic: Girl Genius: A Gaslamp Fantasy with Adventure, Romance and Mad Science A wonderful Steampunk Web-Comic by Phil and Kaja Foglio available at GirlGeniusOnline.com If you’re new to this one, definitely start in the archives here. Girl Genius tells the story of Agatha Heterodyne, a builder of “clanks” in a Steampunk Victorian Era Europe and her ongoing adventures. It’s a fun steampunk/gaslamp romp with a fun heroine, lots of airships, and a huge … Continue reading