Squat Cobbler 30: Alice Cooper – Zipper Catches Skin (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC30.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSIf I aint cool my daddy’s gonna send me to military school…   This week Mike and Kelly discuss Alice Cooper’s 14th album, “Zipper Catches Skin”.  Twitchy, strange, different than any Alice we have heard so far – this is a flawed, but enjoyable album. The album features Zorro, Scrooge, dead pets returning to save their master and an “On Golden Pond” reference.  So, you probably get the idea this is a tad different than other outings by Mr. Cooper. Mike VASTLY under-rated … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 29 – Shock the Riverdale

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC29.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSAfter some questionable disclaimer work from Mike, we have some live music and TV for you this week… Kelly’s Recommendation – Peter Gabriel Plays Live An outstanding 2 CD live album by Peter Gabriel.  Kelly actually attended one of the shows used on this album. Strong throughout… highlights include The Rhythm of the Heat and Biko (of course). Mike’s Recommendation – Riverdale A joint venture between the CW and Netflix, Riverdale is basically the classic Archie comic crew, with a hint of the … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 28: Alice Cooper – Special Forces (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC28.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS This week Mike and Kelly discuss Alice Cooper’s 13th album, “Special Forces”.  Grittier and tougher than its predecessor “Flush the Fashion”, Special Forces is a fun listen but seldom soars to the heights of some of the best material from Alice. That said, check out You’re a Movie, Skeletons In My Closet, and Who Do You Think We Are… fun songs! There was a tour to support this album (which Kelly saw) and here is pretty complete documentation of it in glorious … Continue reading

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: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | 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 … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 26: Alice Cooper – Flush the Fashion (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC26.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS This week Mike and Kelly discuss Alice Cooper’s 12th album, “Flush the Fashion”….for longer than the album’s actual run time.  A likable album, but Alice’s foray into New Wave was not 100% successful in their minds. Audio is a little rough on this one gang.  There were a lot of Google Hangout issues and Mike ended up doing the show from his phone.  Sorry about that.  Way to phone it in Mike. Here is the Pink Lady and Jeff appearance Kelly mentioned … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 25 – Sherpa of Morality

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC25.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSComedy, gorillas, and a return to an explicit iTunes rating (fair warning) Kelly’s Recommendation Mike Birbiglia – Thank God for Jokes Mike Birbiglia is one of Kelly’s favorite comedians.  His most recent show called “Thank God for Jokes” is on Netflix and is outstanding.  Here is an example of Mike’s awesome material from an earlier time… Note: There is a fair amount of non-family friendly material between Kelly’s and Mike’s recommendations.  (Mike’s fault) Mike’s Recommendation Album: Ape-X by Gorilla Voltage Gorilla Voltage is a … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 24: From the Inside – Alice Cooper (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC24.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS This week Mike and Kelly discuss Alice Cooper’s 11th album, “From the Inside”….for a VERY long time.  That is what you get when an album is this good. There is also some bonus general album cover art discussion in this episode. Kelly is considering an online petition to get Alice the start playing “For Veronica’s Sake” from this album at his live shows.  Listen and agree…   SMLTBCBPB (Song most likely to be covered by Pat Boone): Mike – How You Gonna … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 23 – Mortiis and Tonio K.

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC23.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSSA rare show where Kelly is first to earn the “explicit” iTunes rating for the podcast.  Apologies to all whales. Kelly’s Recommendation Album: Tonio K. – Rodent Weekend ’76-’96 (Approximately) A collection of Tonio K. unreleased songs including “Everything (Including You) Disgusts Me”, “Funky Western Civilization (Phase 2)”, and “Harness the Hamster” featuring the very awesome actual hamster John Paul III…. Mike’s Recommendation Album: AIDS to the People – Vond The long missing Vond EP “AIDS to the People” has finally been released. … Continue reading

Episode 132- Child Sized Ear Holes

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS132.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | 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 … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 22: Alice Cooper – Lace and Whiskey (review)

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS This week Mike and Kelly discuss Alice Cooper’s 10th album, “Lace and Whiskey”.  After a very strong start with the first three songs, things start to drift a bit.  There is a bit of a comeback on side 2 with “King of the Silver Screen”, but this side also includes a song that Mike rightfully describes as “Abba-esque”. As promised, Alice on Johnny Carson singing the title track… SMLTBCBPB (Song most likely to be covered by Pat Boone): (No More) Love at … Continue reading