Packard Pokes At 57: Dragons & Hackers & Bears, Oh My!

On the show tonight appearing @Packard_Sonic, as your host, co-hosts Dan Johnson @RelUnrelated, an 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. 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

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You will also note starting this episode that the logo on the podcast and on iTunes has been changed to our newest design, but still has same good content as always.

Download Packard Pokes At 57: Dragons & Hackers & Bears, Oh My! MP3

Tech News:

A commercial rocket blasts off for International Space Station, opening new era of spaceflight:

Could a plastic eating fungi save world from biggest man-made environmental catastrophe?:


GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney proposes a voucher-style system that could change public education:

New Jersey mayor, son accused of hacking recall Web site:

General News:

Coke reveals its secret: It may need to carry a cancer warning:

For Scotty of ‘Star Trek’ and others, space is really the final frontier as their ashes were sent to orbit:


Confidential files for 9 accused friars tell the story of systemic abuse within the Franciscan religious order:

Pakistan blocks Twitter because of material considered offensive to Islam; competition about Muhammad cited:

Funny Tweet:



@bipolarbearnz recommended by  Dan @RelUnrelated

Replies To Last Week’s Question:

If you could have a two-week all-expenses-paid vacation to anywhere in the world for free, but would not remember any of it afterward, would you go? Via Dan @RelUnrelated

@wizardoftodd: I would have a week long threesome with @Bachman2012 and @SarahPalinUSA in an extremely remote location. They look like they would be minx in the sack but would you want to remember and would you want anyone to know?

Question of the week:

If you this were a “Fantasy Presidential” Race, what would your dream team be to take the White House in 2012?

Contributed by:  Medusa @Medusa_Rantz

Post your answer here on the site or on twitter to me @Packard_Sonic, Dan @RelUnrelated, Medusa @Medusa_Rantz, and Joe @JoeUnseen 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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