Episode 83 – Tales of Typography and Tyson

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS83.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS  Mel’s Recommendation: App: Retype It’s $2.99 on the iTunes App Store. And yes, it’s only available for iOS devices. This is a cool Typography app that comes with built in  fonts, backgrounds, and quotes to use. You can alter almost everything you see on the screen. You can, of course, use your own pics as a background and change the quote on the screen. I think it will work awesomely for Demotivational Posters. Like this one. I’m Sorry.     … Continue reading

Episode 81 – Tidying Up at Sam’s

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS81.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS  Mel’s Recommendation: Book: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo Yes, Mel read a book about being a slob.  The book claims that if you follow the method outlined in this book, you will NEVER be a slob again. Ask me for an update in a year, folks. Despite the subject matter, I found this book to be very entertaining. The author does anthropomorphize her belongings and her house, but I … Continue reading

Episode 79 – Pointless Fun Stacking Leopards and Foxes

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/ns79.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSWe are super happy to have Special Guest KAREN THUL on this episode! We hope she’ll return….   Mel’s Recommendation: Movie: Bringing Up Baby (1938) Mel finally has a recommendation older than Kelly’s! Stars Katherine Hepburn and Cary Grant and was directed by Howard Hawks.  This is probably Mel’s very favoritest RomCom/Screwball Comedy EVER! There’s a LEOPARD named Baby, a Zoologist/Paleontologist, Intercostal Clavicles, Screwball Characters SPOILER ALERT: Oddly for Mel, this movie has a happy ending. You may be able to … Continue reading

Episode 77 – The Alice and The Fury

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS77.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS    Mel’s Recommendation: Movie: Mad Max: Fury Road An awesome continuation of the Mad Max story by George Miller starring Tom Hardy as Max and Charlize Theron as Furiosa. Surprisingly, this story isn’t really about Max, it’s about Imperator Furiosa and her attempt at redemption in the violent wasteland that the world has become. It’s hard to fangirl appropriately here without giving away some spoilers that I feel it’s best you experience for yourself, so go see it and come … Continue reading

Episode 75 – Queen of the Droning Flash Rats

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS75.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS  Mel’s Recommendation: Comic: Rat Queens written by Kurtis J Wiebe and art by Roc Upchurch and then Stjepan Sejic A fun DnD type romp where some booze-guzzling mercenary chicks behave badly It’s been described as a mix of Buffy meets Tank Girl… which is AWESOME! The issues have been released in collected trade editions, Vol. 1: Sass and Sorcery and Vol 2: The Far Reaching Tentacles of N’Rygoth. It’s great fun and you will love it. I promise.     … Continue reading

Episode 73 – A Shep and a Spader

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Episode 71 – Go Loopy for Lost Wax

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS71.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSIn this episode you can learn to make a steampunk hat, and then hang it up ANYWHERE. Mel’s Recommendation: Website/ YouTube Channel: Lost Wax Yes, more crafting awesomeness. You know I can’t resist Steampunk! ~M Lost Wax is the name of Chris Huebert’s website and YouTube channel. He creates amazingly beautiful steampunk jewelry and also has a number of fun, affordable DIY Steampunk tutorials on Youtube. The tutorial videos are free to watch, but for the detailed plans (with full templates, … Continue reading

Episode 69 – Play the Misfit Card

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS69.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS   Mel’s Recommendation: Game App: Card Crawl A fun solitaire style dungeon crawler game. Let me explain: You pit your avatar card’s face value against monster cards attack value while collecting coin cards and health potion cards. If you survive to the end, you win the hand and get to keep the coins you collected. You get to use these to buy special ability cards. Simple right? It’s more challenging than it sounds. The app is available on iTunes for $1.99 … Continue reading

Show page – A Saul and Battery: Better Call Saul – Marco S1:E10

On April 6 at 10:15pm Central time, Melissa, Mike and I return with “A Saul and Battery” to discuss the FINAL “Better Call Saul” episode of season 1… “Marco”. In a break with “A Saul and Battery” tradition, we will actually be on camera this show!  Mostly so I can show off the spiffy #kettlehead hat Mel made. Speaking of hats, Mel made a Jayne’s hat for the amazingly awesome Julie Ann Emery (BESTY KETTLEMAN!!!!).  Here are both – and yes, I am AWARE Julie takes an infinitely better “hat selfie”. To join us live on April 6, you connect with … Continue reading

Show page – A Saul and Battery: Better Call Saul – Pimento S1:E9

REMINDER: If you do the Facebook thing, please consider joining the “A Saul and Battery” page and “Kettleheads“ group – and tweet to Kelly (@kellythul) if you want to be added to the “Kettleheads” Twitter list or just tweet #kettlemeup.  On March 30 at 10:15pm Central time, Melissa, Mike and I return with “A Saul and Battery” to discuss the latest “Better Call Saul” episode… “Pimento”. To connect with us via Google+ Hangout on March 30 at 10:15pm Central time, here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/csf30q8fj37u676g35dd400i3c4 If G+ is not your thing, you can view the show live and later “not so live” off of: Kelly’s … Continue reading