Episode 129 – Extraterrestrials Come from Wolf 359

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS129.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe’re Back! Mel’s Recommendation: Podcast: Wolf 359 An AudioFiction podcast set in a space station in orbit around Wolf359. Told mainly from the perspective of Doug Eiffel, the communications officer of the station’s 3 person crew. Doug is not exactly thrilled to be on the station and doesn’t bother to hide it. Instead he spends most of his time broadcasting running monologues full of popculture anecdotes out into the void. Follow along as the station AI possibly plots to murder the crew, the mad scientist possibly experiments on the crew, … Continue reading

Episode 123 – Ticks and Chicks

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS123.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThere’s Fun! There’s Entertainment! There’s History! Mel’s Recommendation: Podcast: The History Chicks Susan and Beckett put out 2  episodes a month about cool chicks in history. They recently covered the Schuyler Sisters due to the huge popularity of Hamilton. (Kelly points out that we had an episode on Hamilton before Hamilton was cool. 😀 Check it out here if you missed it.) It’s cool and educational and tells the story of some women that you really should have been taught more about in school.   Kelly’s Recommendation:   TV … Continue reading

Episode 119 – Reply All to King Falls AM

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS119.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSToday it’s a podcast recommending other podcasts, but please come back when you’re done. Mel’s Recommendation: Podcast: King Falls AM Weird things happen on and during a late night talk radio show. Sammy The new DJ from the big city has a lot to learn about this little mountain town. Luckily he has Ben, his cohost, to help him out. You will meet some very interesting characters such as, Archie and his Pomchi Palace, Deputy Troy, Jack in the Box Jesus, and the totally upstanding Mayor Grisham.  Subscribe at all … 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 100 (part 1) – Recommendation MADNESS

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS100a.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | 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 “Dorne” brackets AND the final rounds taking us to … Continue reading

Episode 94 – BOWIE! LORE! 94!

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS94.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS  Kelly’s Recommendation: App: 94% This app is available on both Android, iOS, and Windows phones. a fun game where you try to guess the answers to themed questions, like “What is your greatest fear?” It’s a nice way to exercise your brain and google is your friend when you get stuck.   Alicia’s Recommendation: App: Waze This is a “community-based traffic and navigation” app available on Android and iOS. It has social media messaging built in that can message your friends when you are running late! Users help … Continue reading

Episode 52 – One Year!!!!

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS52.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe have been “sharing all the awesome” for ONE YEAR!  Thanks to all of you who have listened. commented, retweeted, fav-ed, etc…  we truly appreciate it.   Kelly’s favorite Mel recommendation: Loot Crate http://www.lootcrate.com/ (episode 3) Kelly’s Top 10 Viva Joe Strummer – The Clash and Beyond (episode 12) Monument Valley (episode 31) QR Codes Kill Kittens: How to Alienate Customers, Dishearten Employees, and Drive Customers Away (episode 1) Alice Cooper – Special Forces (episode 38) gifgifmedia.mit.edu (episode 15) Suck (episode 21) Attack on Titan (episode 32) Bean Salsa (episode 21) … Continue reading

Episode 46 – Twitchy, non-sparkling, vampires

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS46.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKelly’s Recommendation: Podcast: Watching Dead at BaldMove.com Jim and A. Ron of BaldMove talk about each episode of The Walking Dead. Be advised that the language is colorful. They have recently started playthroughs of The Walking Dead Season 2 game over on Twitch (see below). Service: Twitch Twitch is a video service that allows anyone to broadcast livestreams online. It is primarily used by gamers, but more artists are using it to show how they create their digital masterpieces. Each broadcast has a chatroom which allows real time interactions between … Continue reading

Episode 29 – Bears and MORE

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS29.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSpecial Guests John & Helena join us to “share all the awesome”! We’ve got Deserts, Clowns, Tech, Toasters, and the wonderful World of Tomorrow! And Bears, because no podcast is complete without Bears. Mel’s Recommendation: Podcast: The Drabblecast An audio production of short-fiction by Norm Sherman and co. It’s “Strange Stories, By Strange Authors, For Strange Listeners.” My favorite episode is “20 Ways The Desert could Kill You” by Sara Pinkser which is Ep. 295. This is a story told by a young girl whose mother has moved them … Continue reading