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Generation X. If you grew up in the 1970s, 1980s, and early 1990s, you know just how cool it was to be a kid back then. We had the greatest music, movies, games, technology, and pop culture of any generation, and though we've grown older, we have refused to outgrow our love of everything GenX. GenXGrownUp looks at yesterday and today through the eyes of Generation X'ers who have refused to grow up!
 
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We watch a documentary series where athletes challenge themselves in some of the most extreme conditions on Earth, check out an app that can help you and your closest friends earn money at the pump, and a gift from a Fourth Listener launches one of us into a console gaming adventure! “NOPE” SPOILER ALERT!!! In this episode, we talk openly about the…
 
We had the great opportunity this year to host a panel at the Southern Fried Gaming Expo on Mini Arcade Machine Commerce. We love the fact that they are creating varying versions of the arcade cabinets we all loved growing up as GenX’ers, but are they worth it? How good are they? Are they possible investment opportunities or just nice shelf candy? …
 
When the Monday Night wrestling wars were in full swing, a small upstart promotion from Philadelphia hired a visionary promoter and together, they took sports entertainment to the EXTREME! In this Backtrack, we cover the origin, talent, and eventual demise of ECW. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/…
 
We head to Raccoon City for the latest reboot of a horror series based on a video game, get a little artistic with some fantasy RPG miniatures, and play an adventure game where you are a lone kitty cat in a world of robots. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twi…
 
Most of us were introduced to Rob Reiner through his portrayal of Archie Bunker’s son-in-law, Meathead in All in the Family. But that was just the beginning of a long and successful career as not just an actor, but more importantly, the director of some landmark GenX-era films. In this episode, we’re highlighting filmmaker, Rob Reiner, and remember…
 
We watch the newest from the MCU as the god of thunder returns to theatres, check out an economical option for those prescription glasses you probably need, and play a new PC game that could easily be mistaken for an ’80s arcade classic. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXG…
 
The video game arcade we knew as kids is sadly gone, but in the last decade, there has been a trend toward free-play arcades. For just the cost of entry, dozens if not hundreds of original arcade & pinball machines are available to play with no need for quarters. In this episode, we will explore the rise of the free-play arcade and compare that exp…
 
Dinosaurs are on the loose again as we watch the latest entry in the Jurassic Park franchise, we check out some nifty tech to take gaming on your smartphone to the next level, and the summer Steam sale is upon us, which is rough for our wallets, but great for gaming! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.…
 
It’s mid-June, school is letting out for the summer, and youngsters will be filling their next few weeks with warm-weather activities. In this episode, we remember how we spent our summer months growing up as Generation X kids! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com…
 
Who knew that there were so many Star Wars fans out there? Well, we did! This is why we were not surprised at the number of Fourth Listener emails we received about our Backtrack celebrating the original 1977 Star Wars movie! So many of you contacted us that we decided to take a few of our favorites and create a special release episode just to high…
 
We return to the skies and the screen with CAPT Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, check out some hardware to improve your home computer workstation for work or play, and play an action RPG where you are a man-eating shark on the prowl for revenge! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » Gen…
 
It was forty years ago that a small alien visitor was accidentally stranded on our planet. He befriended a young boy and his family, developed a taste for _Reese’s Pieces_, and absolutely dominated the box office. In this episode, we look back on four decades of Steven Spielberg’s GenX masterpiece: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial! Patreon » patreon.com/…
 
We return to Hawkins, IN to check in on Will, Eleven, Hopper, and the Upside Down, review a company that specializes in ultra-high-end Star Wars lightsabers, and play a mobile adventure/puzzle game where you must save the princess – but not the one you’re probably thinking of! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Face…
 
Our friends at Project GenX invited us to participate in their 80s movie bracket elimination challenge to see which movie about Generation X will be number one! In this finale episode, representatives from all four pods assemble to argue down that elite eight to select the single film most deserving of the title: The Greatest Film about Generation …
 
In 1986 we took flight with LT Pete “Maverick” Mitchell as he and his RIO, Goose, strove to prove themselves as the very best U.S. Navy combat pilots. And now, on the eve of a cinematic sequel thirty-six years in the making, we remember this Tom Cruise classic GenX-era film, Top Gun! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/disco…
 
Our Top 10 ’80s Movie Soundtracks Backtrack generated a lot of listener comments and emails! So much so in fact, that we decided to do this bonus episode to read and respond to some of them. As expected, some were in agreement and some were not! But it doesn’t matter if folks agreed with us or not because it was all in good fun! Patreon » patreon.c…
 
We boldly go onboard the USS Enterprise with the newest entry in the Star Trek franchise, check out some award-winning software to improve your user experience when accessing Wikipedia, and play a beloved multiplayer tank combat game now newly available for your mobile device! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Face…
 
Our friends at Project GenX invited us to participate in their 80s movie bracket elimination challenge to see which movie about Generation X will be number one! In this episode, we tackle the Northern bracket of eight films and run through the first two rounds of elimination to select two from our list to move forward in the tournament. Hear the Ot…
 
Forty years ago, pop music was still finding its voice in a post-disco environment. In this episode, we remember the top hits of 1982 as determined by the Billboard music charts. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » GenXGrownUp.com Podcast » GenX…
 
We had the amazing opportunity to speak with Kevin McDonald, one of the members of the legendary comedy troupe “The Kids in the Hall.” You will hear him share details about his time and characters while in The Kids in the Hall, the origins of the group, his experiences in theatre school, thoughts on the 2022 Amazon Prime revival, and much more! Pat…
 
We watch a new TV series that turns a common tile-based pastime into a thrilling, competitive sport, check out a free Windows application to help you get a handle on your files no matter how disorganized they may be, and play a magical board game where you must combine spells to become the ultimate battle-wizard! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup D…
 
Southern Shakespeare Company’s (SSC) Free Shakespeare in the Park Festival will be held May 5th-8th on the Capital City Amphitheater stage in Cascades Park in beautiful downtown Tallahassee. This year’s multi-day event features a mainstage production of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing starring Kevin McDonald of Kids in the Hall fame. Saturday,…
 
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a swashbuckling science fiction film came out of nowhere to capture our imaginations and change filmmaking forever. In this episode, we’re remembering the landmark space epic, Star Wars, and discussing just what made it such a touchstone for Generation X and beyond. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discor…
 
We watch the nostalgic new Netflix film that slightly re-imagines NASA’s mission to the moon, find out if New Wave Toys’ latest gadget does justice to the arcade classic, Q*bert, and discuss the puzzle-a-day game that’s sweeping the internet and social media. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXG…
 
We didn't know it at the time, but as Generation X kids, we were among the last to enjoy a childhood that gave us a deep sense of independence and autonomy. Everything from the proliferation of technology to changes in media and politics have forever changed that for modern generations, but in this Backtrack, we remember and discuss the singular ex…
 
We check out the premiere of the new Marvel series featuring a superhero struggling with dissociative identity disorder, finally get our hands on the much-anticipated, crowd-funded board game that’s a sequel to a 1981 classic, and review some creative tech that just might save you money on batteries for all your gadgets! Patreon » patreon.com/genxg…
 
At GenXGrownUp we strive to always give our listeners quality topics and content. But what would happen if we didn’t? Well, something like this podcast episode, we suppose! Happy April Fools’ to all our 4th listeners! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter W…
 
A cornerstone of the GenX latchkey kid experience was the world’s best babysitter: the television. In this episode we’re running down some of our favorite 1980s detective tv shows that we enjoyed growing up! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » G…
 
We watch the latest and darkest cinematic take on The Dark Knight in The Batman, review not one but two slick new home arcade machines from manufacturer, Arcade1Up, and our excitement is building for the crowdfunded board game, Return to Dark Tower, which is now shipping to backers like us! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.co…
 
From the Humble Bundle Site: The violent and unlawful invasion in Ukraine is taking a tragic toll—displacing people, devastating families, and creating an urgent need for food, water, supplies, shelter, and safety. To help out how we can, we’ve joined forces with game creators, book publishers, and software makers around the globe for a bundle 100%…
 
We watch a new alternate-history superhero series loaded with GenX-era pop culture references, play a new adventure game steeped in the tradition of Chinese martial arts, and check out some tech that can bring your favorite mixtape back to life for the digital age! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me…
 
A typical day of fun as a GenX kid might mean exposure to dangerous conditions, devious contraptions, and life-threatening physics. And yet somehow, we survived to tell the tale. Of course, we’re just talking here about the average GenX-era playground! They’ve changed dramatically in the last few decades, and in this Backtrack we’re talking all abo…
 
There was once a time when it took hours to download a file, when you had to find out from friends and magazines the numbers to the best… well.. let’s call them “sites,” and when your home phone (no mobile back then) was the same line that you used to access remote servers. That was the wonderful, frustrating, and amazing world of BBSes. In this ep…
 
The right soundtrack has the power to make a good movie great and a great movie awesome. In this Backtrack, we run down our top ten favorite motion picture soundtracks from the films of the 1980s! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » GenXGrownUp.…
 
We review Roland Emmerich’s lunar-themed end-of-the-world movie, check out some sweet PC display tech from manufacturer, Asus, and play the new action-adventure game based on Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » …
 
Whether they fly, dive, race, or drive, the media of our youth spawned some of the most iconic cars ever to hit the screen. In this Backtrack, we’re running down some of the most memorable cars from GenX-era movies and television series! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXG…
 
We watch a post-apocalyptic miniseries where the apocalypse was a flu pandemic, try out a personalized online service that just might help you live a happier life, and play a classic award-winning Playstation game remastered and now available on PC! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twi…
 
In 1993, weatherman Phil Conners was sent on assignment to a small town in Pennsylvania. It was the fourth consecutive year that he and his crew were to report on whether or not a local celebrity would see his shadow. That’s right, in this Backtrack, we are remembering the classic Bill Murray comedy, Groundhog Day! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup…
 
We check out the latest developments from Daniel, Johnny, & the All-Valley Karate Tournament, review perhaps the nerdiest cooking accessory ever to hit the market, and rescue a 40-year-old tabletop arcade toy from a dusty grave. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.co…
 
This is part two of a two-part Backtrack. In the mid-’90s, the two powerhouse wrestling franchises, WWF & WCW, were in a heated battle for viewership. As wrestling popularity was skyrocketing, both used cut-throat tactics on- and off-screen to steal one another’s audiences. In this Backtrack, we’re jumping off the top-rope with an atomic elbow of k…
 
In the mid-’90s, the two powerhouse wrestling franchises, WWF & WCW, were in a heated battle for viewership. As wrestling popularity was skyrocketing, both used cut-throat tactics on- and off-screen to steal one another’s audiences. In this Backtrack, we’re jumping off the top-rope with an atomic elbow of knowledge all about the Monday Night Wrestl…
 
We watch Spider-Man’s triumphant return to the big screen in No Way Home, review a powerhouse graphics card that can make a beast out of your gaming PC, and play an updated version of a 1979 Atari arcade classic. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Websit…
 
Since first being published in the 19th century, Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has been dramatized and adapted hundreds of times. In this Backtrack, we highlight some of the most notable versions of this timeless Christmas classic from our GenX youth! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twit…
 
We review the final season of an animated Netflix series centered around a typical family in the 1970s, check out some tech to improve your home’s air quality so you can breathe a little easier, and play a logic & machine learning puzzle game where you’re learning how to talk with your pet cat! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownU…
 
In early 1966, a campy dynamic duo hit our TV screens and it changed superhero media forever. Adam West, Burt Ward, and a parade of celebrity guest stars brought a comic book to life in a way we’d never seen before. In this episode, we’re taking the Batmobile on a cruise through Gotham as we remember the 1966 ABC television series: Batman! Patreon …
 
We review the new cinematic entry in the Ghostbusters franchise, discover a creative light source for your next outdoor gathering, and run down some crazy-good deals on games to get you through the holidays! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » G…
 
Picking just the right holiday gift for the GenX nerd in your life can be challenging, but we’re here to help. Last year around this time we released our Geek Gift Guide, and it was so well-received that we’re doing it again. In this episode, we run down some great gift ideas for the 2021 holidays, regardless of your budget! Patreon » patreon.com/g…
 
This week, we review Marvel’s latest big-screen adventure all about a team of ancient superheroes, check out what’s new in Apple’s updated wearable timepiece, and play a casual mobile puzzle game that just might get you in the mood to go camping. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitte…
 
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