Packard Pokes At 27: I Missed the Rapture for This?!

On the show tonight appearing @Packard_Sonic, as your host, co-hosts Eric @ihavenothoughts, Dan Johnson @RelUnrelated, and Zach @ZachsMind. The live show that starts at 9 PM CDT (Central Daylight Time) or GMT (-5)  In the winter  months this will be at 9 PM CST (Central Standard Time) or GMT (-6). You can find the live show at http://www.justin.tv/packardpokesat sign up at Justin.tv so you can join in on the chat room. Registration is 100% free and you do not a need a web cam to listen in and chat with us. Please feel free to hit the donate button and give what you can or what you feel the show is worth to you. Trying to get some new equipment to make the show better and eliminate hardware failures that have been disrupting the show. I would even be willing to take a older G5 or Intel Mac off your hands. Our apologies on the audio quality of this episode, as we had encountered another unexpected hardware issue. This episode ran a little long. Hope you enjoy.

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Tech News:

A solar panel that generates alternating current: http://t.co/pOhs4LkU
Solar Power: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_power
DC vs AC power: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-the-difference-between-ac-and-dc.htm
The war over AC vs DC: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_of_Currents
Google Translate for Android Adds Conversation Mode: http://t.co/ICbpkJ6N
Babel Fish: http://babelfish.yahoo.com/
Google translate: http://translate.google.com/
Monty Python’s Flying Circus – Hungarian Dictionary: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN9mP2_1A-c
Siri: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siri_%28software%29

Porn hackers hit “Sesame Street” YouTube page: http://t.co/1cLoWmWR

Politics:

Anger at greed goes global: protests boil around the world: http://www.smh.com.au/world/anger-at-greed-goes-global-protests-boil-around-the-world-20111016-1lr4h.html
Occupy Des Moines: http://www.occupydesmoines.com/
Guy Fawkes: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Fawkes
Black Bloc: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_bloc
We are the 99%: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/We_are_the_99%25

Ohio Governor signs order meant to better police owners of exotic animals: http://t.co/m0HvXzAi
Ohio Governor let order expire: http://www.progressohio.org/blog/2011/10/zanesville-incident-of-wild-animals-on-the-loose-renews-call-for-state-to-ban-dangerous-exotic-pets.html

Senate rejects slimmed-down Obama jobs bill: http://t.co/uRkwQ669
Republicans focus on abortion laws not jobs: http://videocafe.crooksandliars.com/heather/republicans-focus-redundant-anti-abortion-l
Flag football: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_football
Plutocracy: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plutocracy
T.A.R.P Plan: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troubled_Asset_Relief_Program
Universal health care United States of America: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_health_care#United_States
Blue dog democrats: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Dog_Coalition
Harry Reid: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harry_Reid
AIG: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_International_Group
GOP goes back on what they said they wanted: http://www.politicsdaily.com/2010/07/11/things-republicans-were-for-and-now-are-against/
Is the TEA party racist?: http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2010/04/25/are-tea-partiers-racist.html
Racism in America: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racism_in_the_United_States
Wisconsin Man Posts “No Negros Allowed” Sign On Future Business: http://newsone.com/nation/newsonestaff4/no-negros-allowed-wisconsin-business/
Jesse Jackson & Al Sharpton never apologized for calling Duke players racist: http://digg.com/news/story/When_Will_Al_Sharpton_Jesse_Jackson_Apologize_to_Duke_Lacrosse_Players
Green Bay fires coach for games loses, not becuase of race: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/inside_game/magazine/life_of_reilly/news/2000/01/18/lifeofreilly/
Ronald Regan supported tax the rich: http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Columns/2011/10/07/7-Top-Republicans-Who-Taxed-the-Super-Rich.aspx#page1
Robert Byrd: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ku_Klux_Klan_members_in_United_States_politics#Robert_Byrd

General News:

“Man-flu” is real to a fifth of British women:  http://t.co/aisE8kG7
The myth about eating carrots to see better in the dark: http://www.snopes.com/food/ingredient/carrots.asp
Beta-carotene: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/beta-carotene/NS_patient-betacarotene
The People’s Pharmacy radio show: http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/radio-shows/

Chinese Fugitive Gets Sex Change to Evade Cops: http://t.co/MhcRYGK0
Woman found after 41 years on the run for murder in 1970: http://www.khou.com/news/local/Ailing-elderly-fugitive-faces-judge-in-husbands-hot-grease-death-132322773.html?hpt=ju_bn4
Chaz Bono: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chaz_Bono
Metallo: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metallo

School scrambles to retrieve X-rated prizes: http://t.co/Qp4vZrwF
Mr. Deity and the Naughty Bits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5wYT_IdYac

Religion:

Christian pastors tell people to stop taking HIV meds: http://t.co/gL0csBxF
God can not overcome iron chariots: Judges 1:19
Pope tells Africa not to use condoms: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7947460.stm
LSD Research: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5d4wWGK4Ig

Former pastor gets life behind bars for murder of disabled man: http://t.co/smO9kzQC

Harold Camping’s Rapture: Friday, October 21 is Judgement Day (Probably): http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/harold-camping-rapture-friday-october-21-2011-judgment-day-again
After The Rapture May 21 2011: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9KlMWzKj4s
Failed rapture predictions: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapture#Predictions
Rapture by Blondie: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHCdS7O248g
Clairvoyants: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clairvoyance

Funny Tweet:

@kaimatai @LinziSue

Shoutout:

@IDoubtIt

Question of the week replies from episode 26 of Packard Pokes At:

@JoeUnseen: I would teach my Zombie to play beats on a plastic bucket. Then put him on the corner & make some real money!

@nomeDlivE: Let it loose in a political assembly!

Question of the week:

What would you ask Siri?

Post your answer here on the site or on twitter to me @Packard_Sonic, Eric @IHaveNoThoughts, Dan @RelUnrelated, Vonnie @Evolution_Child, & Zach @ZachsMind with the hash tag of #PPA or #PPAQOTW

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