TRS-80 Trash Talk
42 episodes - last episode 28 Jan 2016

TRS-80 Trash Talk is the podcast about all things TRS-80.
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Mon, 05 Sep 2022
In this episode, as usual, we update you with the latest news and current events in the world of the TRS-80. George tells us how trs80gp now emulates the MC-10. We have a preview of the ex
Sun, 12 Jun 2022
In this episode we update you with the latest news and current events in the world of the TRS-80. We cover some recent acquisitions by the Trash Talkers. We discuss some of the upcoming vi
Sun, 06 Mar 2022
In this episode, as usual, we discuss the latest news and current events in the world of the TRS-80. We cover some recent acquisitions by the Trash Talkers. We discuss some of the upcoming
Sun, 19 Dec 2021
In this episode we start with the usual news and current events in the world of the TRS-80. After that, we discuss a bunch of recent acquisitions. We also review the book ''Learning Level
Sun, 31 Oct 2021
In this episode we explain where we've been for the last 10 months since the last episode. We then go ahead and discuss the usual news and current events in the world of the TRS-80. We re
Mon, 08 Feb 2021
In this episode we discuss the usual news and current events in the world of the TRS-80. We discuss a bunch of recent acquisitions. We also review the book ''TRS-80 More Than BASIC'' and p
Tue, 01 Dec 2020
In this episode we're joined by guest host Patrick Bureau from Texas Tandy Restorations. Patrick leads us through the controversial topic of whether or not to repaint your TRS-80. We also
Fri, 14 Aug 2020
In this episode we discuss a whole bunch of TRS-80 accessories and recent acquisitions. We then talk about the TRS-80 music album ''Classical Mosquito'' by Robb Murray. Then we dive into s
Mon, 15 Jun 2020
In this episode we discuss a bunch of new add-on accessories for the TRS-80, including new versions of the classic CHROMAtrs and XLR8er boards as well as the new Talker/80 voice synthesizer.
Mon, 06 Apr 2020
In this episode the Trash Talkers discuss the greatest TRS-80 rescue mission of all time as they head to Fort Worth to recover a significant TRS-80 collection. Then, we give you all sorts of
Tue, 17 Dec 2019
In this episode we cover some news, like the release of TRS-Box with TCP/IP support, the newest TRS8BIT newsletter and serial mouse support for the Model 4. Then we discuss a bunch of new a
Thu, 07 Nov 2019
In this episode we review Tandy Assembly 2019. There were lots of additions to the show this year including the new Tech Track. What worked well and what worked not so well? There's the u
Tue, 13 Aug 2019
In this episode we start by previewing the upcoming Tandy Assembly 2019. We have a lot of big news to relate regarding the 3rd annual gathering of Tandy Radio Shack computing enthusiasts in
Wed, 05 Jun 2019
In this episode we discuss the latest Tandy Assembly 2019 updates, the 40th Anniversary of the TRS-80 Model II, archiving of rare Radio Shack Dealer Franchise documentation, the third Connec
Wed, 17 Apr 2019
Spring is in the air at Trash Talk headquarters, so weve been itchy to make quite a few acquisitions lately that we discuss, including a long weekend drive to Chicago. We also introduce a
Fri, 01 Mar 2019
In this episode, Peter Cetinski talks with Steve Leininger. Steve was the designer of the first TRS-80 microcomputer which became known as the Model I. In the interview, Steve talks about
Tue, 12 Feb 2019
In this episode, the Trash Talkers discuss how to buy and sell TRS-80s. Using their wealth of knowledge about the Tandy collector's market, they go in-depth on tips and techniques to use at
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
In this episode, the Trash Talkers discuss a little known time in the history of Tandy Radio Shack computing. There was a short period just before and after the release of the TRS-80 Model
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
In this episode, regular Trash Talkers Peter Cetinski and Ian Mavric welcome Aaron Brockbank and Eric Dittman to the show. First, we run through the schedule for the upcoming Tandy Assembly
Tue, 04 Sep 2018
In this episode, Trash Talkers Peter Cetinski and Ian Mavric welcome guest host Aaron Brockbank as he joins us to discuss the latest news and current events in the world of the TRS-80. Then
Mon, 02 Jul 2018
In this episode, Trash Talkers Peter Cetinski and Ian Mavric welcome the Summer of 2018 (at least in the North) with a bunch of TRS-80 news and current events updates. We discuss the upcomi
Wed, 16 May 2018
In this episode the Trash Talkers welcome vintage computing podcast pioneer David Greelish as a guest host. Pete, Ian and David discuss how Tandy reacted to the the introduction of the IBM
Sat, 31 Mar 2018
In this episode the Trash Talkers discuss one of the most popular of the TRS-80 compatible or ''clone'' computers, the Dick Smith System 80. The System 80 was mainly sold in Austrailia and
Thu, 15 Feb 2018
Join the Trash Talkers as we discuss a bunch of TRS-80 related topics, from Pete Cetinski's new TRS-80 Game ''Breakdown'' to a Radio Shack store reproduction on TV's ''Little Sheldon'' to a
Wed, 17 Jan 2018
This episode includes significant portions of our live show from this past December where we review our episodes from 2017 and talk about our upcoming 2018 TRS-80 related projects. Also, in
Tue, 05 Dec 2017
In this episode Pete C. and Mav discuss the TRS-80 and it's role in agriculture while discussing some recent acquisitions. Pete C. relates a tale about an interesting Tandy rescue trip to N
Thu, 26 Oct 2017
In this episode the Trash Talkers discuss what happened at the inaugural Tandy Assembly event on October 7th and 8th 2017. After that we do a little eBay shopping. Then, Peter Cetinski int
Sun, 24 Sep 2017
In this episode the Trash Talkers are joined by fellow podcasters from the Coco Crew Podcast, John Linville and Neil Blanchard. We present an in-depth preview of the inaugural Tandy Assembl
Mon, 07 Aug 2017
In this episode the Trash Talkers are back from summer vacation to wish the TRS-80 a happy 40th birthday. In the first segment, we talk about Tandy Assembly, VCFMW, TRS-XENIX, the Tandy 3,
Tue, 30 May 2017
Join the Trash Talkers as we discuss various ways to write software for your TRS-80. Whether you're looking for a truly vintage software development experience or you're looking to write a
Fri, 21 Apr 2017
We start this episode with the news and current event segment where we first discuss the Vintage Computer Festival East 2017 and the winning TRS-80 exhibit. We also talk about Tandy Assembl
Sat, 04 Mar 2017
The Trash Talkers start the show by discussing a bunch of TRS-80 related items such as the Exatron Stringy Floppy and Mailgrams. Then, Peter Cetinski interviews team members from the TRS-80
Mon, 16 Jan 2017
The Trash Talkers tell you everything you need to know when considering the purchase of a TRS-80 Model 4, 4P or 4D.
Thu, 24 Nov 2016
Pete C. and Mav are joined by several guest Trash Talkers from the Coco world, Mike Rowen and Neil Blanchard. We discuss a number of TRS-80 related news items and current events. We wrap u
Sat, 15 Oct 2016
The Trash Talkers discuss some of new TRS-80 items they have recently released. Then, Peter Bartlett and Randy Kindig discuss their experiences at VCFMW 2016. Finally, Peter Cetinski inter
Thu, 08 Sep 2016
Join Trash Talkers Peter Cetinski and Ian Mavric as we interview legendary game programmer Scott Adams and also discuss the text adventure genre and its place in the history of the TRS-80.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016
In this episode the Trash Talkers first review a number of news items, including Peter Cetinski's release of TRS-Box Serial. Then, in the main Model III Buyer's Guide segment, Ian Mavric
Sat, 09 Jul 2016
The Trash Talkers welcome the hosts of the CoCo Crew Podcast, John Linville and Neil Blanchard, to discuss the Coco and its relationship with the other TRS-80s that we normally cover in the
Wed, 08 Jun 2016
In this episode, the TRS-80 Trash Talkers reminisce about VCFE XI, discuss some recent Model I purchases and review the PILOT Plus and DEBUG software packages.
Sat, 07 May 2016
The Trash Talkers discuss Big Five Software, one of the most significant and influential game development companies for the TRS-80. Peter Cetinski interviews Bill Hogue, the founder of th
Thu, 14 Apr 2016
In this episode, the Trash Talkers discuss impressions of VCFSE, preparations for VCFE and offer guidance for purchasing a Model I in the Model I Buyer's Guide.
Sun, 27 Mar 2016
Peter Cetinski and Myles Wakeham take the listeners on trip through Model II history, from its genesis up to the computer's status as a current day collectable vintage computer.
Sun, 13 Mar 2016
In this episode we go in-depth with a detailed review of voice synthesizer options for the TRS-80.
Tue, 16 Feb 2016
The inaugural episode of the TRS-80 Trash Talk podcast.