Episode 47 – Eat and drink like you ******* care

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS47.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS  Mel’s Recommendation: Book: Thug Kitchen: Eat Like You Give a F*ck A HILARIOUSLY profane vegetarian book from the folks over at ThugKitchen.com. The F word abounds. Abounds! Be warned, this is not a cookbook you want to give to your grandma though…. unless your grandma is AWESOME! The Book Trailer below contains awesomeness and a lot of BAD WORDS.   Kelly’s Recommendation: TV Series: Drunk History on Comedy Central Drunk History started out as a skit on Funny or Die, but … Continue reading

Episode 45 – Spiders, Wasps, and Helicopters

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS45.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSThe super-awesome Rachael Rigda (@RSRigda) joins us this episode.  Rachael lives in Australia.  When it is Tuesday here, it is Wednesday there, so Kelly is convinced she lives IN THE FUTURE. Future, present, past, this episode you get:  More movies! More music! Mel’s Recommendation: Movie: Big Ass Spider A fabulously funny movie starring Greg Grunberg and directed by Mike Mendez that recently landed on Netflix. Greg Grunberg and Lombardo Boyar make the best Big Ass Spider Killing Team. It might be … Continue reading

Episode 43 – Dragons and Death By Misadventure

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Episode 41 – Creepy Cute

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

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Episode 37 – We are fluent in George Romero

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Episode 35 – Mel reads, Matt acts, Kelly equivocates

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Episode 33 – Penalty Card a Warlock. I dare you.

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Episode 31 – The Valley of Snowpiercer Monuments

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Episode 29 – Bears and MORE

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