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RMC music is everywhere!
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Started this discussion. Last reply by James Jan 21, 2011.

21st annual Apple II convention opens for registration
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Wholly Mindless Apr 12, 2010.

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KansasFest 2012 registration opens

KANSAS CITY, MO — March 7, 2012 — KansasFest, the 23rd annual convention dedicated to the Apple II computer, is now open for registration. Users, programmers, hobbyists, and retrocomputing enthusiasts are invited to Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, from Tuesday, July 17, through Sunday, July 22, for six days and five nights of sessions, demos, announcements, contests, and camaraderie.The week kicks…See More
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John Romero to keynote KansasFest 2012

SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 — KansasFest 2012, the Apple II convention scheduled for July 17–22 in Kansas City, Missouri, comes just two months after the twentieth anniversary of Wolfenstein 3D, the first-person shooter that, when released for MS-DOS in 1992, defined a genre that is still popular today. Not only did the game, which was later ported to the Apple IIGS, use as its inspiration the Apple II game Castle Wolfenstein; Wolfenstein 3D's creators got their start working at Apple II disk magazine…See More
Sep 30, 2011
Ken Gagne replied to Lim Thye Chean's discussion Beagle Bros tip books? in the group Pre-Mac Goodness
"Hi, Lim --   Everything I know of that's related to Beagle Bros can be found here:   http://beagle.applearchives.com/   If they don't have what you're looking for, try dropping the webmaster a line, and he can probably…"
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Apple II Modem-ers

The 1980s was a period of the Hayes Micromodem II and Novation Apple Cat II. It was a period of the BBS and later AE lines and Cat-Fur/Disk-Fur. It was a period of THE SOURCE. Share your experiences in modeming on the Apple II.
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Rainbow Apple Logo

For everyone who remembers and likes the retro Apple logo.
Feb 13, 2011
James replied to Ken Gagne's discussion RMC music is everywhere!
"It's a GarageBand loop so it is available for nearly everyone with a Mac to use."
Jan 21, 2011
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RMC music is everywhere!

I don't know what song is used for RMC's intro music, but it's REALLY popular lately!  I've stumbled across it in two different videos in the past week alone: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1-MbAAnXJ0 http://roosterteeth.com/archive/?id=1338 I doubt it would be so popular had RMC not made it so!See More
Jan 21, 2011

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When did you get your first Mac?
1997
How many Macs do you own?
1
What is your website?
http://juiced.gs/
What's your favorite Mac of all time?
The one I'm using right now!
How did you hear about RetroMacCast?
Whollymindless

Comment Wall (6 comments)

At 8:52am on April 23, 2008, Wholly Mindless said…
Welcome Ken! For those of you that don't know, Ken is a huge friend of the retro-computing world - most people just think he's slightly to moderately crazy about "old stuff".
At 9:17am on April 23, 2008, Ken Gagne said…
Thank you, sir! I do indeed get some razzing at work, asking when I'm going to abandon my retro ways and add electricity and indoor plumbing ... but when I used the Apple II to write about the Apple II in a story that was tops the week it was published, and in the top ten for the month, that shut up a few naysayers.
At 6:23pm on April 23, 2008, James said…
Welcome Ken! It is always nice to get more Apple 2 experts in here!
At 6:26pm on April 23, 2008, James said…
That's cool that you wrote that article on Dan Budiac in Computerworld. I guess you know that we interviewed him on an episode of our podcast too!
At 8:00am on April 24, 2008, Ken Gagne said…
Yes, I listened to as many interviews with Dan as I could, including yours (episode #57), prior to doing my own. They were all a lot of fun! Thanks for using your show to bring attention to this awesome topic.
At 9:54pm on January 2, 2011, Scott said…

 Ken

Liked your post comparing the 79 Graphics Tablet to the iPad. I read it a month or so ago. Didn't realize you were a member here, but should have known :)

Sent an email to you today via a general email address at CW. If it doesn't come through tomorrow, I can send it to you directly.

Scott

 

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