Episode 60 – Crafty vinyl angels

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS60.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKelly brings some steampunk, and Alicia joins us to make some cool music related recommendations.And Mel manages to slip in a little knitting! Kelly’s Recommendation: Audiobook: Clockwork Angels by Kevin J Anderson and read by Neil Peart This story is based on the Rush album of the same name. The Links! Goodreads, Audible, Amazon (The Watchmaker’s Edition pictured above) A Steampunk story about a young man who decides to change his fate. There are Clockwork Angels, Watchmaker’s, Anarchists, and Carnivals. And don’t forget the Airships.   Alicia’s Recommendation Digital … Continue reading

Episode 59 – Toads of War

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS59.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we tell a tale of Bulltoads, Towers, and World War I. Enjoy. Mel’s Recommendation:   Game App: Dungeon Flicker by Gree Inc. This is a RPG Tower game that is FREE on both iOS and Android! Your anonymous hero advances through through each floor of the tower which consist of 16 rooms. But be careful, you only have so many moves to reach the exit. Work your way to the top, slaying monsters (like the Bulltoad), earn gold, and find new awesome gear! Did I mention it … Continue reading

Episode 58 – MS-DOS Meets the Bride

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS58.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week Kelly brings you some old school gaming that’s free, and Mel shares some The Princess Bride love. Kelly’s Recommendation:     Webiste/Games: Archive.org MS-DOS Games Yet another treasure in the archive.org site Play 2400+ MS-DOS based games in YOUR BROWSER FOR FREE! No special set up required!! Wolfenstein 3D, Red Baron, Donkey Kong, and FROGGER!   Mel’s Recommendation:   Audiobook: As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride by Cary Elwes with Joe Layden This is a charming love story about the experience … Continue reading

Episode 57 – Cardboard Space Pirates

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS57.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAfter listening to this episode you might be able to enjoy a beautiful magna movie in your own virtual space!! Mel’s Recommendation: Movie: Space Pirate: Captain Harlock (2013) A beautiful movie based on the manga of the same title by Matsumoto in the 50s. It has Space Pirates that wear armor that looks like it could have come right off a Big Daddy from Bioshock. A young man must decide just who he will betray and how many times he will betray them in order to save the human … Continue reading

Episode 56 – Librarians, desolation, and a threat from Mel

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS56.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this episode we revisit two of our favorite things… abandoned places and quirky sci-fi awesomeness. Kelly’s Recommendation: Series: Forgotten Planet Available on Netflix This series has 6 episodes that cover abandoned places. “Explore buildings and whole cities that have been cast off by humanity and forgotten by time. But why did people abandon these once-thriving places?” You will visit Chernobyl, Detroit (once considered “the Paris of the Midwest”), where the irradiated Bikini Island ships were brought to study (oops), Gary Indiana, and most importantly… THE SALTON SEA Fun … Continue reading