Episode 100 (part 2) – Recommendation MADNESS

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS100b.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSThe week long wait is OVER!!! We hope you enjoyed part 1 of show 100 and finally you will find out the winner of RECOMMENDATION MADNESS!! To take us through the Braavos and Dorne backets, we were joined by @Atypical_Ashley, @ohalchemygirl, MattShivers_VO and @missdestructo (!!!) Careful listeners will note a brief visit from @sean_schick as well during Matt’s picks (sorry). Once we got down to 8 remaining recommendations, @HeleMcGe  and @mcgenva joined us to wrap this up and name a champion! In the spirit of NO SPOILERS, … Continue reading

Episode 100 (part 1) – Recommendation MADNESS

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS100a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSTo celebrate our 100th podcast, we decided to do something different from our usual format, so we set up a tournament featuring past recommendations and asked a bunch of our friends to help us out. 64 recommendations… 10 guests… 3 near evictions… cellos… Alice Cooper… and MORE! So MUCH more in fact – we had to make this show into two parts.  This week you will hear the “King in the North” and “Clegane” brackets.  Next week we go through the “Braavos” and … Continue reading

Episode 94 – BOWIE! LORE! 94!

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS94.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS  Kelly’s Recommendation: App: 94% This app is available on both Android, iOS, and Windows phones. a fun game where you try to guess the answers to themed questions, like “What is your greatest fear?” It’s a nice way to exercise your brain and google is your friend when you get stuck.   Alicia’s Recommendation: App: Waze This is a “community-based traffic and navigation” app available on Android and iOS. It has social media messaging built in that can message your … Continue reading

Episode 90 – The correlation of sheep

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS90.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS  Kelly’s Recommendation: Website: Google Correlate An extension of Google Trends (a previous rec as well) that finds relationships between data sets. There’s a cool Comic that explains how the Flu actually led to Correlates existence. You can narrow your search by state, time frame, and even by drawing your own graph line. You can also import your own data, which seems pretty useful.   Mel’s Recommendation: Game/App: Divide By Sheep available on iOS, Android, and Steam for $2.99 – $4.99. The … Continue reading

Episode 87 – AV Club

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS87.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSThis week Mel and Kelly recommend some audio and video fun… Mel’s Recommendation: Website: GraphicAudio.net: A Movie In Your Mind A cool company that adapts books into an amazing listening experience with a full cast of voice actors and sound effects. Their audiobooks are available as both cd’s and as mp3, m4B, and FLAC. If you go the download route, you can use their app (iOS, Android) to download your books. I just finished City of the Lost by Stephen Blackmoore … Continue reading

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 76 – The Long Dark Open Table

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS76.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS    Kelly’s Recommendation: App: OpenTable a “Must Have” app for your smartphone if you ever need to make a restaurant reservation. It’s available on both Android and iOS. For all you introverts out there… you never have to interact with an actual human being! At least until you get to the restaurant. It allows you to make reservations at participating restaurants (good ones too!) by what’s available right now, or whenever you like in oodles of areas and even internationally. … 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

Episode 66 – Hurricane Brocka

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS66.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSKelly brings you a new music recommendation that will calm you down after you check the next blast of winter on Mel’s app recommendation. Kelly’s Recommendation:   Music: Brocka Nolen‘s album Body Politic Her 6 song EP is available pretty much everywhere, including Spotify and Youtube Check out brockamusic.com for a free download. Her voice is very soothing, and reminds Kelly of a hybrid of Grace Slick and Peter Gabriel. She’s very active on twitter, follow here: @conservexx, @BrockaMusic There’s a bit … Continue reading

Episode 64 – Unsimulate

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS64.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSSThis week: a handy app, a great (short) book, and two lovable Russians… Kelly’s Recommendation: App: Just Unfollow (Now Crowdfire) Available as an iOS or Android App, and on the web. (Note that they now call it Crowdfire.) Let’s you easily track new follows unfollows/ Will also let you see a list of who is not folowing bsck Works for Twitter and Instagram!     Mel’s Recommendation: Book: The Plagiarist by Hugh Howey This is a  mind bendy novella about simulated … Continue reading