Episode 131- Crafting Some Extreme Sports

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS131.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKelly quizzes Mel on sportsball. You don’t want to miss it. Mel’s Recommendation: YouTube Channel: Yvonne Williams of Back To Earth Creations Yvonne does it all y’all: Wire wrapped jewelry, chainmail jewelry, polymer clay, cosplay, leather crafting, gardening, and urban homesteading. Yvonne is one of the happiest people on YouTube, y’all. She makes me a little happier every time I watch her videos. I just want to say that I was following her BEFORE Adam Savage posted her Dragon Eye of Sauron video. So there. Anyway, go watch it; … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 14 – Phantasm and Superheroes

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/sc14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSTexting superheroes and Phantasm fun this week gang. Kelly’s recommendation – TextsFromSuperheroes.com   The title pretty much says it all.  Humorous text exchanges between superheroes.  Here is the exchange Kelly ATTEMPTED to read dramatically on the show. BONUS: As promised, a pic of Kylo Negan doing battle with Mike’s “special” texting friend… A photo posted by Kelly Thul (@kellythul) on Aug 19, 2016 at 5:24pm PDT Mike’s recommendation: Phantasm Ravager Mike is a HUGE Phantasm “phan”.  The fifth installment just came out and it is wondrous.  While Mike strongly recommends watching all … Continue reading

Episode 124 – You Can Draw AND Code

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS124.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week we discuss a graphics design app and a ‘learn to code’ app. And they are both free! Kelly’s Recommendation: Web App: YouIDraw (site.youidraw.com) FREE graphic creation software Has a Logo Creator, Painter app, and a Drawing app Uses html5 and javascript, so nothing to download. You can export your amazing creation to Google Drive or Dropbox.   Mel’s Recommendation: App: Swift Playground Only available for iPads running iOS10, but it is FREE. Learn how to code in Swift by helping a little critter named Byte solve puzzles in a … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 8 – Squatconomy 101

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC8.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week Kelly keeps talking about Alice Cooper and Mike continues the Pokemon GO discussion.  It is also the first time you will hear of a game that one day, WILL RULE THEM all… Squatiemon GO Details are sketchy, but our good friend Dylan from Dylan Knows fame will be a Squatiemon.  First stage will be Holidill, which will evolve to Assisto. Kelly’s recommendation: www.votealicecooper.com If you write Alice Cooper in for the presidential election, Mike and Kelly are pretty sure it counts. And you REALLY REALLY need to … Continue reading

Squat Cobbler 4 – Subtle Plugging

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/SC4.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSome music and Game of Thrones fun for you this week.  Plus some Beer Lake and Lou Reed talk. Recommendations (click me) Kelly: reddit.com/r/dreadfort A subreddit where you are a banner man for the Boltons from Game of Thrones / Song of Ice and Fire Only rules are to stay in character and lovingly support the flaying experts of Westeros Kelly is wasting lots of time there lately. Mike: Rob Zombie – The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser Latest from the Alice Cooper buddy and former White … Continue reading

Episode 105 – The Nurture Awakens

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS105.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSOf course we would have Star Wars recommendations this week! Mel’s Recommendation: Book: Star Wars: Aftermath (Journey to The Force Awakens #1) by Chuck Wendig a new book series that bridges the gap between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens It features a large cast of interesting characters, including a kick-ass battle droid named Mister Bones. I want a Mister Bones of my very own. We have a slightly bratty overly clever teenager, a kick ass fighter pilot mom, a Zabrak bounty hunter, and a former Imperial … 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 99 – We have one hyphenated word for you… Hip-Hopera!

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Episode 97 – An octopus grows old eating

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Episode 93 – Mike joined us and it wasn’t all that horrible

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS93.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week marks the Mel’s return to HumbleBundle, the return of Mike, and Kelly returns to the couch to watch Netflix Mel’s Recommendation: Website: HumbleBundle’s Neil Gaiman Rarities Humble Bundle and Neil Gaiman have BOTH been previous recs. To get the whole awesome bundle, you need to pay At Least the average price of $19.41. I’m pretty sure this is the highest average price ever on Humble Bundle. Like it says, it some rare offerings from Mr. Gaiman that every fan NEEDS!   Mike’s Recommendation: Gadgets: Little Bits Don’t … Continue reading