Packard Pokes At 36: The 2011 Year End Poke!

On the show tonight appearing @Packard_Sonic, as your host, co-hosts Dan Johnson @RelUnrelated, and Medusa @Medusa_Rantz. 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 sign up at 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. Unfortunately Zach of @ZachsMind will no longer be on Packard Pokes At, and has moved on to greener pastures. We here at Packard Pokes At like to wish Zach the best of luck in pursuing his other endeavors. 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. If you wish to donate any hardware to the show contact @Packard_Sonic on twitter or packardpokeasat at

Download Packard Pokes At 36: The 2011 Year End Poke! Mp3

Tech News:

Death of Steve Jobs

Impact of Social Media for Protesters–> Arab Spring, Egyptian Uprising (twitter), London Riots (blackberry messager), OWS (fb)


Shooting of Gabrielle Giffords

Death of Bin Laden- Politics behind it

General News:

Influential People in 2011

1. Mark Zuckerburg

2. Julian Assange

3. Christopher Hitchens

4. Steve Jobs

Articles mentioned before

Uprising  against Gaddafi in Libya


Japan’s Earthquake and the Religious Response

Harold Camping’s Failed Predictions

Funny Tweet:



@enmelishment recommended by @Packard_Sonic

Question of the Week from last week had no responses and was suspended until next show.

Replies from the previous week of Packard Pokes At  35: Slap the Invisible Pink Unicorns will be read on the next show airing on 1/6/2012
Question for that week was: What holiday tradition could you have done without and why?

Post your answer here on the site or on twitter to me @Packard_Sonic, Eric @IHaveNoThoughts, Dan @RelUnrelated, Vonnie @Evolution_Child, Medusa @Medusa_Rantz with the hash tag of #WWPPA

Remember to send us any questions on formspring or send an email to us at packardpokesat @$&ver=standard


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