Episode 34 – Books about Mormons and Witches. What could go wrong?

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS34.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKelly tells us about a musical you may have heard of called ‘Book of Mormon’; and Mel watches some Lifetime TV and finds ‘The Witches of East End’.  Kelly’s Recommendation: Musical/Music (Soundtrack): The Book of Mormon The award winning musical by the creators of South Park explain Mormonism… sort of. There are Star Wars references and a ‘Spooky Mormon Hell’. It is full of clever tweaks on songs from other famous musicals. For you Frozen fans out there, Olaf  is there.  Sorta. The Soundtrack is available from all music … Continue reading

Episode 32 – Anime, Manga, and a Sharktopus!

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS32.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe talk Attack on Titan, Sharktopus Art, and the Amazon Prime Directive. Kelly’s Recommendation: TV Series/Book (Manga): Attack on Titan The Anime series is available on Netflix! Check out the first book in the Manga Series here. Attack on Titan is the story of humanity’s ongoing struggle against people-devouring giants called Titans. The Anime on Netflix uses subtitles, so it counts as reading!!   Mel’s Recomendations: Because Mel couldn’t decide on which was more awesome, she’s recommending 2 Digital Artists today! I heart You, Sharktopus by EricDaNerd on deviantART … Continue reading

‘The Magicians’ Update!

The folks over at Syfy have greenlit a pilot based on ‘The Magicians’ by Lev Grossman. If you’ve forgotten, we talked about that book back on Episode 26. This could be pretty cool! The author had this to say about the news: On Wednesday night I got a call from my producer and the two geniuses who’ve been working on the pilot script for the Magicians TV show since literally last August. They were standing around a speakerphone yelling. Word had come down: Syfy greenlit us. They’re making the pilot. This is a big break for me. I’ve been talking to people … 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

Episode 24 – The Breaking Bad Episode

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Episode 22 – Streaming Martians Next Door

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/hsfcorgis.com/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS22.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSMatt (@mattshiversVO) joins Mel and Kelly again for episode 22 of Nurture and Support!  In addition to the usual recommendations, SOMEONE throws out a “bite me” in this episode.  You might be surprised who. “It was not as unpleasant as I anticipated.” ~Kelly Kelly’s Recommendation: App/Webservice: Nextdoor Basically, a secure “Facebook” for your neighborhood. Available online at Nextdoor.com and via apps on iOS and Android. Very useful to track wildlife in your neighborhood. 😉   Matt’s Recommendation: Webservice/Movies and TV:  Netflix and Amazon Prime Matt shares news about a bunch … Continue reading

Episode 20 – 1st travel app, 2nd Captain America movie, 3rd Diablo – PLUS the best sounding microphone ever on the podcast!

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS20.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe game, we travel, and we Run into Captain America! Special Guest Matt Shivers! @MattShiversVO on twitter. He’s a freelance Voice Over Artist who makes us sound really, really bad. ShiversMedia.com and @ShiversMedia Matt is also on Kelly’s ENEMY OF THE STATE! list. So is Mel. Basically, so is about everyone else. Kelly’s Recommendation: App: TripIt A travel organization app available on iOS and Android for FREE. Check out Tripit.com Stores all of your travel reservation and creates an itinerary to keep you organized while travel for business or just … Continue reading

Episode 19 – Man-eating Lions meet Gogol Bordello on the Fringe

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS19.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we have a SPECIAL GUEST! Jeans is back with a book about man-eating lions. Mel follows Pacey from Dawson’s Creek to Fringe and finds John Noble. And Finally Kelly exposes us to an amazing Gypsy Punk band called Gogol Bordello. Mel’s Recommendation: TV Series: Fringe Starred Joshua Jackson and John Noble. Peter reluctantly teams up with his father to help the Fringe Division of the FBI solve odd cases involving spontaneous combustion, face melting, and horrific new diseases. We also learn that Mel was the only one … Continue reading

Episode 17 – A Walk In the Woods on Harper’s Island with Danger Mouse and Graham Parker

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSLot’s of people get killed in Mel’s first recommendation (Harper’s Island), but only a clown gets killed in one of Kelly’s (Graham Parker’s “Struck By Lightning”).  So there is that… Mel’s Recommendations: TV Series: Harper’s Island Available on Netflix A super awesome serial killer, mystery, suspense whodunit that aired on CBS in 2009.   Book/Audio Book: A Walk In The Woods by Bill Bryson To best experience this wonderful story of travelling the Appalachian Trail check out the Audio Book narrated by Bill Bryson himself. It will apparently be … Continue reading