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Open Apple #81: Remembering Tony Diaz
November 05, 2021

For decades, Tony Diaz held the record of the only person to have attended every KansasFest. Whether at that convention, on the comp.sys.apple2 Usenet newsgroup, or on his livestreams, he would share

Open Apple #80 (July 2021): KansasFest 2021 Megapodcast
July 25, 2021

Welcome to Poly Retro Assembly Cast Chicken Missile Drop Grue Museum, the annual megapodcast from KansasFest, hosted again via Zoom. Participants: Charles Mangin (Chicken Missile) Carrington Vanston

Open Apple #79 (July 2020): KansasFest 2020 Megapodcast
August 16, 2020

Welcome to Retro Open Poly Roundtable Chicken Missile Lines Drop Museum Gruecast, the annual "megapodcast" from KansasFest, this time conducted virtually via Zoom.

Open Apple #78 (September 2018) – Retro Antic Assembly Chicken Missile Talks Our Way Out Of It
September 11, 2018

This month on Open Apple, we bring you the traditional big group podcast that we record every year at KansasFest. Tune in for a casual chat with your favorite retro podcasters, and get a behind-the-scenes peek at what makes KansasFest special. This year w

Open Apple #77 (March 2018) – Kevin Savetz & Carrington Vanston, Eaten By A Grue
July 17, 2018

This month on Open Apple, we sit down with Kevin Savetz and Carrington Vanston of the Eaten By A Grue podcast. Eaten By A Grue is a game-by-game style of podcast where the intrepid hosts are playing every Infocom game. They both play the game, then discus

Open Apple #76 (January 2018) – Ken Gagne & Andy Molloy, Juiced.GS, Nukes
February 18, 2018

This month on Open Apple, we sit down with Ken Gagne and Andy Molloy of Juiced.GS, the longest running continuously published Apple II magazine (that you can still get in your mailbox to this day!). Juiced.GS is in its 23rd year, which has to be a record

Open Apple #75 (October 2017) – Seth Sternberger, Class Apples, GS Graphics
December 24, 2017

We’re baaaack! Sorry for the unscheduled hiatus folks, but your intrepid hosts had some family matters to attend to. This month on Open Apple, we sit down with Seth Steinberger of 8-bit Weapon. We talk about their new album Class Apples,

Open Apple #74 (September 2017) – Mark Lemmert, Nox Archaist Kickstarter, Fake Quinn, and Softalk #5
September 19, 2017

This month on Open Apple, the part of Quinn Dunki is played by RCR Podcast co-host Carrington “Fake Quinn” Vanston. A post-KansasFest Mark Lemmert of 6502 Workshop returns to the show to promote the new Nox Archaist Kickstarter.

Open Apple #73 (August 2017) – Assembly Chicken PolyANTICast Roundtable
August 09, 2017

This month on Open Apple, we run the annual group megapodcast that is recorded live at KansasFest! This is a four-year-old tradition whereby all the attending retro podcasters get together and do one big silly show together. It’s clunky, it’s

Open Apple #72 (June 2017) – Peter Neubauer, KansasFest, Last Jedi
July 16, 2017

In show #72 of Open Apple, the Apple II podcast of record, Quinn & Mike chat with Peter Neubauer of the KansasFest Committee, read Apple II news & Wews, feedback and more.