Squat Cobbler 27 – Ice Cream and Soy Sauce

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC27.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week is not for the children.  Fair Warning. Mike’s bandmate Corey joins the show and things get off to a rocky start right off the bat regarding the episode number.  Then Mike is Mike.  Then the recommendations… Mike’s Recommendation – Synthwave artist Vampire Stepdad Synth wave music plus a vampire pitching why he will be awesome as your step dad.  Full show below. Corey’s Recommendation – Critical Role Critical Role on the Geek and Sundry YouTube channel features several outstanding voice actors playing Dungeons & Dragons.  They are … 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 122 – No man, the night sky is full of Protomen

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS122.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSome great music and a beautiful game this week… Kelly’s Recommendation: Music: The Protomen – Present: A Night of Queen A Nashville based band that mixes Mega Man and our inevitable future of dystopian living. They have many albums, but today we talk about a live concert where they covered a number of Queen songs. The easiest places to listen to the album seems to be Spotify and YouTube. They cover Bohemian Rhapsody, Under Pressure, Flash (from Flash Gordon) and Princes of the Universe (from Highlander! THERE CAN BE ONLY … Continue reading

Episode 118 – The Uncanny Agar.io

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS118.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe’ve got a game that oddly mimics politics, and an audio drama podcast to talk about this week! Kelly’s Recommendation: Game: Agar.io Do you like House of Cards? Did you catch the game recommendation in there? Kelly did. Your a dot(cell). You eat other dots. You get bigger. Other dots try to eat you. You possibly die. This is a strategy multiplayer game, so you may find some bad humans in there. You get to earn coins to buy new skins for your cell and power ups. There’s a strategy … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 3 – The Despair Factory

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSMike and Kelly are joined by Mel for the 3rd Squat Cobbler!  News AND recommendations this week gang. The news: Nurture & Support is returning!  Mel and Kelly will be back in action starting next week – publishing on an every other week schedule Squat Cobbler will live on!  Mike and Kelly will continue their feeble (but endearing) attempts to fill the remaining schedule on “Non-Nurtured” weeks Kelly is still pitching “Squatties” hard as a nickname for the (yet to be proven to exist) Squat Cobbler fan base. Options … Continue reading

Episode 114 – Two Freaks of Nature

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS114.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAnother time wasting game and a overlooked movie treasure this week gang… Kelly’s Recommendation: Game App: Two Dots This is the sequel to Dots, and it’s FREE! Connect Dots in a straight line WITHOUT TIME LIMITS AND STRESS! It’s Cool to make SQUARES. *Hint* Available on iOS and Google Play, etc. They also epically Live Tweeted the Super Bowl. Check out their twitter feed from the link below.   Mel’s Recommendation:   Movie: Freaks of Nature (2015) Get Out Undead or Alive! Ever wonder what would happen if Vampires, … 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 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 102 – Fallout with some Hollywood Vampires

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS102.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWell, well, well. Here’s some more Alice Cooper and post-apocalyptic gaming for you from Kelly and Mel! Kelly’s Recommendation: Album: The Hollywood Vampires by The Hollywood Vampires Wait for it ….. Alice Cooper! This is Alice’s tribute to his old cohorts from the first Hollywood Vampires and features quite a few awesome musicians (Brian Johnson, Paul McCartney, Perry Farrel, Dave Grohl, Joe Perry, Joe Walsh, Johnny Depp, and more!) The entire album is available on Spotify.   Mel’s Recommendation: Game: Fallout 4 by Bethesda This one’s available on PC … 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