An interview with the legendary phone phreak John Thomas Draper, AKA Cap'n Crunch
Hosted by Brad Carter on 2011-04-07 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-NC-SA license.
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This interview was held a little over a month ago on cacti radio.
John Thomas Draper (born 1943), also known as Captain Crunch, Crunch or Crunchman (after Cap'n Crunch, the mascot of a breakfast cereal), is a computer programmer and former phone phreak. He is a legendary figure within the computer programming world.
Comment #1 posted on 2011-04-13T14:20:29Z by pokey
Awesome show from start to finish. The callers were mostly jerks. But what can you do? Capt'n Crunch is a fascenating man, and the interviewer's questions were great. Thanks to our own SigFlUP for representing us the right way.
Comment #2 posted on 2011-04-19T03:25:33Z by ClaudioM
I'm with pokey on this one. I thoroughly enjoyed the interview, save for the idiots that were wasting his time and the host's time. But thankfully there were some mature callers who asked some interesting questions. Also was cool hearing SigFLUP calling in. :-) Great episode overall.
Comment #3 posted on 2013-02-10T09:28:22Z by Derp
Captain crunch ass
This interview was insightful, yet antiquated reminiscence. No fault to roxy, she was great but cpt. Crunch was so full of himself, (like al bundy reminiscing of the old high school football days), mixed with nerdy social awkwardness which apparently he never outgrew.
To cpt crunch:
In short talking non-stop of yourself, bloating your own inner ego of days gone by, answering your cell phone in the middle of an interview makes for one huge asshole of an interviewee.
For google search results "captain crunch is an asshole hacker"
Keep that in your back pocket for future interviews...although i doubt there will be one.
P.s. you sound like the father of skunkworks
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