Episode 73 – A Shep and a Spader

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS73.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSThis week Mel and Kelly recommend two very different masterminds. Mel’s Recommendation:   TV Series: The Blacklist The Blacklist stars James Spader as “Red” Reddington, a criminal mastermind who turns himself in to the FBI in order to catch other criminals. Of course he has an agenda and it’s up to Agent Keen to discover just what that is while she also searches for the truth about their shared past. Season 1 is available on Netflix and Season 2 will be wrapping up shortly on NBC. It currently airs … Continue reading

Episode 55 – The Return of Alice Cooper and Creepy Cute

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS55.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAnother Creepy Cute story and the inevitable return of Alice Cooper.   Mel’s Recommendation:   Book: The Seventh Bride by T. Kingfisher Here’s another addition for the #CreepyCute tag! This is an adult story written by Ursula Vernon under the name T. Kingfisher. It is essentially a retelling of the folktale “Bluebeard”, only this one features an adorable hedgehog. Yes, a hedgehog. 15 year old Rhea finds herself engaged to a sorcerer who’s up to no good. Finding he has several other wives who aren’t all dead or even … Continue reading

Episode 51- Do Hawks and Robots like Acid Bubblegum?

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS51.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe;ve got a Special Guest this week, Mike @OfficialPagan Bilinski! We talk about Bruce Willis movies, Big Hero 6, Alice Cooper, and eventually get all the way back to more Graham Parker.   Mel’s Recommendation: Movie: Hudson Hawk (1991) Bruce Willis, Danny Aiello, and Andie Macdowell bumble, fumble, and sing while trying to save the world from 2 sociopathic megalomaniacs (Richard E Grant and Sandra Bernhardt). Seriously, Bruce Willis and Danny Aiello sing. It’s fun! It’s quirky! It has a fantastic cast! Who was in Hudson Hawk that was also … Continue reading

Episode 38 – Alice Cooper’s army meets Bloaty Head

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS38.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSKelly listens to more Alice Cooper and shows us Alice in France while Mel pretends to be a doctor in Theme Hospital and hunts a very elusive Raptr. Kelly’s Recommendation:  Music: Special Forces by ALICE COOPER  Special Forces is a 1981 album by the one and only Alice Cooper that’s the middle one of the three “Blackout Albums” that Alice does not actually remember recording in the early 80s. The album photos and tour featured the biggest departure from Alice’s “traditional” make-up… and even Kelly admits it is “not … Continue reading

Episode 36 – The Fat Man in the Bath Tub Meets B-Movie Monsters

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS36.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWe present to you the makings of a perfect summer weekend: a Hammock, a Tomato, and a Sharknado (book). Kelly’s Recommendation: Music: Little Feat’s ‘Waiting for Columbus’ Live Album (1978) Little Feat is a genre crossing band formed by Lowell George. (Mel likes the term Swamp Rock.) Features a Tomato-Headed Woman sitting in a Hammock on the cover…. The first full track “Fat Man in the Bath Tub” TOTALLY sold Kelly. Listen to the album out on Spotify and check out LittleFeat.net for info. If you like the album cover, you can … Continue reading

Episode 21 – Close Knit Sleeping Rock and Roll Vampires… with Salsa

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS21.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSWelcome back!  This week’s recommendations include a very cool app to monitor sleeping habits, a fun rock & roll vampire movie, a salsa recipe, and Mel breaks bad and recommends a knitting website.   KNIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIITTTERS!!!! Mel’s recommendations App: Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock An alarm clock app that tries to wake you according to your sleep cycle. It also uses the flash and camera on your phone to gauge your heart rate. It’s like magic… or science. It’s available for iOS. Check out Sleepcycle.com Website: Ravelry.com To make up for Kelly’s … Continue reading

Episode 11 – Clowns, Hipster abuse, wearable tech, and more from National Treasure – Alice Cooper

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS11.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this episode Mel recommends a truly demented and wonderful film and an app for you to channel your hipster hate.  Kelly provides his second (and likely not last) Alice Cooper recommendation and an option for wearable tech to help you track exercise/sleep/etc Mel’s Recommendations: Movie: Delicatessen 1991 French Film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet Dominique Pinon stars as a heroic Clown in a cannibalistic Post-Apocalyptic tale Available on iTunes and Amazon Instant Video Game App: Hipster Smackdown Do Hipsters get you down? Smack one today and feel better. Free … Continue reading

Episode 7 – The Dark Show: Running w/ zombies, The Strain, The Ruling Class, and ALICE COOPER!

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.hsfcorgis.com/ns/NS7.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSA surprisingly dark episode that includes running from zombies, vampires, and a giant tooth. Melissa’s Recommendations App: Zombies, Run! An app to make running/jogging/walking more fun with lots of cool game elements to it. iTunes App Store Google Play Book: The Strain Trilogy by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan Arriving on FX in July, this trilogy tells the tale of a battle of mammoth proportions as a vampiric virus infects New York and begins to spill out into the streets. Amazon Kelly’s Recommendations: Movie: The Ruling Class A little known … Continue reading