Episode 125 – Because Necromancers

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

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Squat Cobbler 1 – It is always darkest

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | 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. … Continue reading

Episode 113 – The Impossible Quest

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Episode 110 – Free lottery tickets!

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Episode 104 – Slingshotenstein

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

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Episode 101- Mo Novels Mo Eno

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Episode 100 (part 2) – Recommendation MADNESS

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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