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

Show Page – A Saul and Battery “Hero” S1:E4

On February 23rd at 10:15pm Central time, Melissa and I return to discuss the latest “Better Call Saul” episode… “Hero”… with special guest, and Bring Out Your Geek ringleader, Jeans (@yeungjeans) !!  To connect with us via Google+ Hangout on February 23rd at 10:15pm Central time, go here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cu6plk5amtbrl3hcc8bvd0ua6pk If G+ is not your thing, you can view the show live and later “not so live” off of: Kelly’s YouTube channel Note: the video will show up on Kelly’s channel when we go live at 10:15pm Central We will recap the episode, share our reactions, and each pick a favorite quote from … Continue reading

Episode 62 – Songs and Snacks of the Dead Santa

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS62.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we welcome back Mike from Pagan! He brings us some cool music courtesy of John Carpenter, while Kelly tells a tale of Santas, and Mel talks about some zombie food. Kelly’s Recommendation: Documentary: ‘I Am Santa Claus‘ on Netflix A documentary that follows several Professional Santas throughout an entire year. Being Santa is harder than it looks, folks. Did you know that wrestler Mick Foley wants to be a Pro Santa? Kelly did! Mr. Foley also produced this movie. See more at iamsantaclausemovie.com and @IAmSantaMovie “No Nudity At … Continue reading

Episode 61 -Tips on tea, organization, and drones

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS61.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSLet our drones help you organize your tea collection. Mel’s Recommendation:   Food/Beverages: Adagio Teas (adagio.com) Adagio is a wonderful online tea seller that allows tea nerds to create their own blends in addition to their regular blends. One really cool thing about this is that really awesome people have created tea blends based on their fandom of choice! Examples include Firefly (of course), Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Penny Dreadful, Doctor Who. There are even ones based on game characters from Dragon Age, Mass Effect, and Assassin’s Creed. There … Continue reading

Episode 60 – Crafty vinyl angels

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS60.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKelly brings some steampunk, and Alicia joins us to make some cool music related recommendations.And Mel manages to slip in a little knitting! Kelly’s Recommendation: Audiobook: Clockwork Angels by Kevin J Anderson and read by Neil Peart This story is based on the Rush album of the same name. The Links! Goodreads, Audible, Amazon (The Watchmaker’s Edition pictured above) A Steampunk story about a young man who decides to change his fate. There are Clockwork Angels, Watchmaker’s, Anarchists, and Carnivals. And don’t forget the Airships.   Alicia’s Recommendation Digital … Continue reading

Episode 45 – Spiders, Wasps, and Helicopters

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS45.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | 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 the best thing you’ve seen all year. Also … Continue reading

Episode 44 – Touching Evil Holy Coconut Water

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS44.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe talk Harry Nilsson, indie comic Touching Evil, and play Use Holy Water. Don’t forget to answer the poll question in the comments! Kelly’s Recommendation: Documentary: ‘Who Is Harry Nilsson (And Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him?)’ This documentary about the singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson is available on Netflix. He wrote “One (is the loneliest number)” and the eternal “Coconut” (see below!) A lot of Harry Nilsson’s songs are over on Spotify.  Including “Nilsson Sings Newman’ which is AWESOME     Matt’s Recommendation: Comic: “Touching Evil” by Dan Dougherty This … Continue reading

Episode 35 – Mel reads, Matt acts, Kelly equivocates

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS35.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSNurture and Support’s favorite pro bono voice over guy, Matt Shivers joined us once again.  SPOILER ALERT: At the end of the show Mel and Kelly start talking Breaking Bad again – they can’t help themselves. Mel’s Recommendation: Blah blah 4 book trilogy, blah blah (awesome cover pics) Click the Pics to unfurl the awesome.     Book Trilogy: Memory, Sorrow, and Thorn by Tad Williams This Epic Fantasy actually consisted of 4 paperbacks because the last book had to be split into 2 parts since it weighed in … 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

Episode 26 – Some Magicians make Orphans Translate Things.

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS26.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSpecial Guest @TonySolo joins us to share some Orphan Black love, Kelly tells us about a cool language app called Word Lens, and Mel has another book called The Magicians.  Kelly’s Recommendation: App: Word Lens by QuestVisual A translation app available for Android, iOS, and Google Glass It uses the camera on your phone and swaps out the foreign text on signs for English (or your language of choice) in REAL TIME. Word Lens has recently been acquired by Google for use in its own translation software and the app … Continue reading