Episode 71 – Go Loopy for Lost Wax

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/www.nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS71.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIn this episode you can learn to make a steampunk hat, and then hang it up ANYWHERE. Mel’s Recommendation: Website/ YouTube Channel: Lost Wax Yes, more crafting awesomeness. You know I can’t resist Steampunk! ~M Lost Wax is the name of Chris Huebert’s website and YouTube channel. He creates amazingly beautiful steampunk jewelry and also has a number of fun, affordable DIY Steampunk tutorials on Youtube. The tutorial videos are free to watch, but for the detailed plans (with full templates, etc) you give him a few bucks at … 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 39 – Carbon, nitrogen, helium, and Victorian Steampunk

http://media.blubrry.com/nurtureandsupport/p/nurtureandsupport.net/ns/NS39.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSIt’s all about Science and Steampunk! (And maybe a little bit about Victorian Underwear.) Mel’s Recommendation: Book/Comic/Web-Comic: Girl Genius: A Gaslamp Fantasy with Adventure, Romance and Mad Science A wonderful Steampunk Web-Comic by Phil and Kaja Foglio available at GirlGeniusOnline.com If you’re new to this one, definitely start in the archives here. Girl Genius tells the story of Agatha Heterodyne, a builder of “clanks” in a Steampunk Victorian Era Europe and her ongoing adventures. It’s a fun steampunk/gaslamp romp with a fun heroine, lots of airships, and a huge … Continue reading