Episode 127 – Home is in The Hollows

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Episode 126 – Westworld Prime

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS126.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS  Kelly’s Recommendation: TV Series: Westworld on HBO An intriguingly smart series about highly complex robots and people in a Western Them Park on HBO. The cast is amazing: Ed Harris plays the Man in Black (Yul Brynner’s character in the original movie), and the amazing Anthony Hopkins as Dr. Ford. There are 10 episodes this season. All episodes are available at HBO’s Westworld site if you are an HBO subscriber. Bonus Material: Podcast: BaldMove.com Jim and A. Ron host a … Continue reading

Episode 125 – Because Necromancers

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Episode 124 – You Can Draw AND Code

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Episode 123 – Ticks and Chicks

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Episode 122 – No man, the night sky is full of Protomen

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Episode 121- Dam Sharks!

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Episode 120 – PokemonGO eat some Hashbrowns

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Episode 119 – Reply All to King Falls AM

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Episode 117 – The Bargain Bin Clone Wars

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS117.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSS  Mel’s Recommendation: App: Walmart Saving’s Catcher App Do you like to dig through the DVD bargain bin? Do you go to Walmart? Then this little app can really help you redeem those free digital copies that are available with those cheap DVDs. Link it up with your VUDU account, scan your receipt and you’re done! If you sign up for a Walmart.com account and then scan your receipts, this little app will search through all the local ads for a … Continue reading