Episode 131- Crafting Some Extreme Sports

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS131.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKelly quizzes Mel on sportsball. You don’t want to miss it. Mel’s Recommendation: YouTube Channel: Yvonne Williams of Back To Earth Creations Yvonne does it all y’all: Wire wrapped jewelry, chainmail jewelry, polymer clay, cosplay, leather crafting, gardening, and urban homesteading. Yvonne is one of the happiest people on YouTube, y’all. She makes me a little happier every time I watch her videos. I just want to say that I was following her BEFORE Adam Savage posted her Dragon Eye of Sauron video. So there. Anyway, go watch it; … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 20 – More Alice and More Scooby Doo Than You Expect

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC20.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAll hell breaks loose this week.  Not a show for the kiddos.  Eventually. Kelly’s Recommendation Super Duper Alice Cooper – Documentary One of the best Alice Cooper documentaries out there.  This sheds new (or more) light on the group’s breakup and the “lost albums” Alice did in the 80s.  Alice, Dennis Dunaway, Iggy Pop and John Lydon all join in on the fun.  And Alice’s mom too. Mike’s Recommendation – (please read below) Mike recommended cosplay porn this week as a way to bring our country together and heal. … Continue reading

Episode 128 -Give Vader some Props

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS128.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS  Kelly’s Recommendation: Documentary: I Am Your Father This is a doc about David Prowse, the actor who physically played the role of Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy. Available on Netflix (for subscribers). He was also known as the Green Cross Code Man in Britain; a character that taught children about crosswalk safety. See the video here for a reprisal of the role, only for adults this time. The film seeks to tell the story of how and why David was possibly blackballed by LucasFilm back in … Continue reading

Episode 125 – Because Necromancers

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS125.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we have a charming book series with some creepy characters, and a documentary about some creepy critters. Mel’s recommendation: Book Series: The Paper Magician Trilogy by Charlie Holmberg This is a charming series set in an alternate Victorian London with magic. The main character is Ceony Twill and she is an apprentice Paper Magician who runs afoul of some Excisionists. Excisionists are basically Necromancers, hence the title of this episode. The series consists of The Paper Magician, The Glass Magician, and The Master Magician. There is also … Continue reading

Episode 115 – I don’t want your floppy bacon around my chicken

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS115.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThe amazingly awesome Julie Ann Emery joins Mel, Kelly, and Mike for recommendations and a wide ranging discussion that covers coloring, baked potatoes, rock and roll, Da Bears, falconry, and the evils of floppy bacon. We didn’t make that description up, that is the actual show. Julie Ann has appeared in Dexter, NCIS, CSI Miami, Fargo, Masters of Sex, and many many more.. but since Mike, Kelly, and Mel are all card carrying “Kettleheads”, our favorite role is the remarkable Betsy Kettleman from Better Call Saul.  She is also … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 1 – It is always darkest

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSNurture and Support will return!  We are not sure when though.  In the meantime, Mike and Kelly have decided to fill the void with a few recommendations to tide you over. A warning to Nurture and Support listeners.  Mel’s ability to keep things on track is sorely lacking in Squat Cobbler.  It also appears that Squat Cobbler may (will) venture into, shall we say, more “colorful” adult language and topics. For show 1 Mike and Kelly are joined by Christian Menses.  Christian is in Mike’s band Pagan. Buckle up. … Continue reading

Episode 113 – The Impossible Quest

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS113.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week an addicting app and the inside story behind a classic animated series. Mel’s Recommendation: Game App: The Impossible Letter Game It’s FREE! The point is to find the Letter or Number that doesn’t belong. This sounds pretty easy, until you realize you’re already out of time. Then the letters start dancing around the screen in what is called “Turbulence”. You will hate Turbulence. I promise. If you like immensely frustrating puzzle games, you’re gonna love this one. There is a level for each letter of the alphabet … Continue reading

Episode 110 – Free lottery tickets!

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS110.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSorry.  Really nothing about lottery tickets here, but this week’s podcast was tough to title.  We do have a couple of Netflix options for you this week though… Kelly’s Recommendation: TV Series: Making A Murderer (Netflix) A documentary about Steven Avery, who was convicted of sexual assault, found to be innocent 18 years later However, he was arrested again after his release, this time for murder. Warning, this show will likely cause you some frustration and possibly anger. Podcast: Rebutting a Murderer When you finish watching Making A Murderer, check … Continue reading

Episode 104 – Slingshotenstein

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS104.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSGaming, genius… good golly! Kelly’s Recommendation: Game: Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory a free team-based multi-player online pc game developed by Splash Damage. It works on PC, Mac, and even Linux systems. Go here to download. Pick a server, a side (Axis or Allies), and then your character class (there are 5 types) and join a game. Thanks to @TonySolo for bringing this one to our attention! Give it a try even if your pc is a little (or a lot) old. Splash Damage says it will work even on a … Continue reading

Episode 103 – Demonic Bill Pullman is better than your Swiss Miss

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS103.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA holiday, a super bad movie, and cocoa awesomeness this week from Mel & Kel Happy Belated HARBOR DAY! Check out the official FB group. And here’s the New Yorker article that awarded Harbor Day it’s National Holiday Status.  But you probably won’t.  We knew that.  It is difficult to simply click a link, isn’t it? Mel’s Recommendation Food/Drink: Crio Bru This is a delicious cocoa bean drink. It could be called a “Coffee alternative” in that it claims to provide energy with only trace amounts of caffeine. It’s full … Continue reading