http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS111.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week Mel hangs out with evil monkeys and Kelly gets a new toy. Mel’s Recommendation: Comic: Clean Room by Gail Simone and John Davis-Hunt This is a new psychological horror graphic novel available through Vertigo Journalist Chloe Pierce sets out to discover the secrets behind a giant self-help guru’s organization that she believes is behind her fiance’s suicide. As her quest continues, she starts to experience some very disturbing visions/hallucinations. Will a visit to Astrid Mueller’s secret Clean Room answer all of her questions? Prepare to be disturbed y’all. … Continue reading

Episode 100 (part 2) – Recommendation MADNESS

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS100b.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | 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, we will wait to send out a congratulatory … 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: iTunes | Android | 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 “Dorne” brackets AND the final rounds taking us to … 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: iTunes | Android | 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.     Matt’s Recommendation: Matt Shivers (@MattShiversVO) returns for more … Continue reading

Episode 55 – The Return of Alice Cooper and Creepy Cute

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS55.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAnother Creepy Cute story and the inevitable return of Alice Cooper.   Mel’s Recommendation:   Book: The Seventh Bride by T. Kingfisher Here’s another addition for the #CreepyCute tag! This is an adult story written by Ursula Vernon under the name T. Kingfisher. It is essentially a retelling of the folktale “Bluebeard”, only this one features an adorable hedgehog. Yes, a hedgehog. 15 year old Rhea finds herself engaged to a sorcerer who’s up to no good. Finding he has several other wives who aren’t all dead or even … Continue reading