Episode 59 – Toads of War

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS59.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSThis week we tell a tale of Bulltoads, Towers, and World War I. Enjoy. Mel’s Recommendation:   Game App: Dungeon Flicker by Gree Inc. This is a RPG Tower game that is FREE on both iOS and Android! Your anonymous hero advances through through each floor of the tower which consist of 16 rooms. But be careful, you only have so many moves to reach the exit. Work your way to the top, slaying monsters (like the Bulltoad), earn gold, and … Continue reading

Episode 54 – Dark Ambient and Minor Death Gods

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Episode 52 – One Year!!!!

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Episode 51- Do Hawks and Robots like Acid Bubblegum?

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Episode 50 – Andy Warhol and the Cube

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Episode 45 – Spiders, Wasps, and Helicopters

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS45.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSThe super-awesome Rachael Rigda (@RSRigda) joins us this episode.  Rachael lives in Australia.  When it is Tuesday here, it is Wednesday there, so Kelly is convinced she lives IN THE FUTURE. Future, present, past, this episode you get:  More movies! More music! Mel’s Recommendation: Movie: Big Ass Spider A fabulously funny movie starring Greg Grunberg and directed by Mike Mendez that recently landed on Netflix. Greg Grunberg and Lombardo Boyar make the best Big Ass Spider Killing Team. It might be … Continue reading

Episode 42 – Monkey Music to Tweet By

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Episode 40 – Tales of bullies and socks

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Episode 39 – Carbon, nitrogen, helium, and Victorian Steampunk

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS39.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSIt’s all about Science and Steampunk! (And maybe a little bit about Victorian Underwear.) Mel’s Recommendation: Book/Comic/Web-Comic: Girl Genius: A Gaslamp Fantasy with Adventure, Romance and Mad Science A wonderful Steampunk Web-Comic by Phil and Kaja Foglio available at GirlGeniusOnline.com If you’re new to this one, definitely start in the archives here. Girl Genius tells the story of Agatha Heterodyne, a builder of “clanks” in a Steampunk Victorian Era Europe and her ongoing adventures. It’s a fun steampunk/gaslamp romp with a … Continue reading

Episode 38 – Alice Cooper’s army meets Bloaty Head

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