Episode 132- Child Sized Ear Holes

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS132.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSMel has problems, but Kelly has some music that will help.   Kelly’s Recommendation: Album: Disney’s Music From the Park Released in 1996, this album has popular music artists performing renditions of popular songs from Disney movies. Includes Patti Austin, The Pointer Sisters, Olivia Newton-John, and the amazing gem from Tim Curry below. The album is no longer available on youtube, but you can go get it on Amazon.     Not on this album, but still awesome:     Mel’s Recommendation: Device: Apple Airpods They are super cool, they … Continue reading

Episode 130 – The Long Dark of Cutting Cable

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS130.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKelly cuts the cable cord and Mel just tries to survive the apocalypse. Kelly’s Recommendation: Gadgets: Cut your cable with Mohu and Tablo Mohu makes amplified HD antennas to get over-the-air tv stations. There are lots of different models for both indoor and outdoor use. Tablo Tuners let you DVR over-the-air channels and also lets you watch different channels throughout the house or on the mobile app.   Mel’s Recommendation: Game: The Long Dark by Hinterland Games Yes, I did talk about this game before. There have been a lot … Continue reading

Episode 127 – Home is in The Hollows

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS127.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we’ve got an urban fantasy book series and some home automation awesomeness for your listening pleasure. Mel’s Recommendation: Book Series: The Hollows Series by Kim Harrison This 13 book series started in 2004 with Dead Witch Walking and ended in 2014. Rachel Morgan is a pretty kickass bounty hunter, who also happens to be a witch. This urban fantasy series is set in Cincinnati, and includes all sorts of supernatural types, like weres, vampires, pixies, fairies, demons, and a few elves even. Here’s a link to the … Continue reading

Episode 111 – ZENWATCH OUT! EVIL MONKEYS!!!

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 93 – Mike joined us and it wasn’t all that horrible

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS93.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week marks the Mel’s return to HumbleBundle, the return of Mike, and Kelly returns to the couch to watch Netflix Mel’s Recommendation: Website: HumbleBundle’s Neil Gaiman Rarities Humble Bundle and Neil Gaiman have BOTH been previous recs. To get the whole awesome bundle, you need to pay At Least the average price of $19.41. I’m pretty sure this is the highest average price ever on Humble Bundle. Like it says, it some rare offerings from Mr. Gaiman that every fan NEEDS!   Mike’s Recommendation: Gadgets: Little Bits Don’t … Continue reading

Episode 86 – Moonfit

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS86.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this episode we finally emerge from the seemingly endless (three weeks) darkness of Kelly not having an older recommendation than Mel. Kelly’s recommendation: Movie: A Trip To The Moon (made in 1902) It was directed by Georges Melies IN 1902! The FIRST Science Fiction movie ever made! Since it’s from 1902, it’s a Silent Movie. They may have gotten Astronomers and Astrologers a little mixed up.  It’s available on Netflix in both Black & White and Color. Also available at Amazon Instant Video (FREE for Prime Members) 😛 … 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 71 – Go Loopy for Lost Wax

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS71.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this episode you can learn to make a steampunk hat, and then hang it up ANYWHERE. Mel’s Recommendation: Website/ YouTube Channel: Lost Wax Yes, more crafting awesomeness. You know I can’t resist Steampunk! ~M Lost Wax is the name of Chris Huebert’s website and YouTube channel. He creates amazingly beautiful steampunk jewelry and also has a number of fun, affordable DIY Steampunk tutorials on Youtube. The tutorial videos are free to watch, but for the detailed plans (with full templates, etc) you give him a few bucks at … Continue reading

Episode 57 – Cardboard Space Pirates

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS57.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAfter listening to this episode you might be able to enjoy a beautiful magna movie in your own virtual space!! Mel’s Recommendation: Movie: Space Pirate: Captain Harlock (2013) A beautiful movie based on the manga of the same title by Matsumoto in the 50s. It has Space Pirates that wear armor that looks like it could have come right off a Big Daddy from Bioshock. A young man must decide just who he will betray and how many times he will betray them in order to save the human … Continue reading

Episode 13 – The Awesome Show: awesome guest, awesome coffee, awesome hair, awesome infographics

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe have a Special Guest this episode! The fabulous Jeans aka @YeungJeans joins us to pass along a recommendation! You can check out her webshow over at BringOutYourGeek.com and definitely check out her store where she sells some awesome handmade soap and geek related items. Etsy Shops: Yeung Moxie (Soap), Yeunger Moxie (Geekery), and Studio Jeans (Artsy Stuff)   Mel’s Recommendation: Gadget: Aeropress by Aerobie A quick and easy way to make excellent coffee with a smooth taste and low acidity. Retails for $25-30 Mel thinks this is a must have for … Continue reading