GenXGrownUp Podcast

GenXGrownUp Podcast

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“You have to grow older, but you don’t have to grow up.”
Backtrack: Memorable TV Events
Apr 18 • 45 min
One of the defining experiences of growing up a GenX’er was appointment TV. When breaking news hit, you watched it live as the newscasters struggled to get the facts. When important shows came on, you planned your time so you can watch it when it…
The Twilight Zone, Fidget Puzzle Cube, & LEGO DC Super Villains
Apr 11 • 52 min
This week Jon finds a mockumentary-turned-TV-series, Mo (and the rest of the team) discuss the new reboot of Twilight Zone, and George shows his evil side by introducing a great mobile game for us all to waste time on! All that and more! Patreon…
Backtrack: Going to the Movies
Apr 4 • 57 min
The movie-going experience growing up GenX couldn’t be more different than the experience today. Waiting on long lines for hours, racing to get the good seats, only being able to get a soda, popcorn, and candy, and mostly relying on word of mouth…
Love Death + Robots, 8Bitdo Controller, & Opus Magnum
Mar 28 • 56 min
This week Mo is disappointed in a movie he was looking forward to, Jon finally gets a good night’s sleep thanks to a gadget he found, and George (and the rest of us) gush over the latest episode of the Orville! Be sure to listen for this and much…
Backtrack: Pizza Arcades
Mar 21 • 50 min
Video arcades did not suddenly spring up overnight. They started small, with a machine or two scattered here and there in pizza parlors, convenience stores, and gas stations. They grew into the full arcades and ultimately moved on to create places…
Captain Marvel, Samsung Buds, & RetroJax Expo
Mar 14 • 47 min
About This Episode In this episode, George puts out the call for help, Mo talks about the latest addition to the MCU, and Jon is in love with an accessory for his new Galaxy S10+! As always, all this and much much more! Patreon »…
Backtrack: Payphones, Pagers, & Passing Notes
Mar 7 • 45 min
It’s hard to image that there was a time where you couldn’t get in contact with just about anybody, anywhere, anytime. In this week’s episode, we look at how our lives were different growing up as GenX’ers and how the way we communicated…
Infinity Con 2019 Live Stream Special Edition
Mar 3 • 79 min
GenXGrownUp visited Lake City, FL March 2-3 for Infinity Con 2019. After the first day we headed back to the hotel and hunkered around a microphone to share our experiences and impressions with a live online audience. Originally airing live on YouTube…
Crackdown 3, Alita: Battle Angel, & Lockly
Feb 28 • 53 min
You may notice this podcast sounds a little different, and that’s because for the first time we recorded the show in the same room! We were all attending Pensacon (you can hear our thoughts about the convention here:…
Pensacon 2019 Live Stream Special Edition
Feb 24 • 55 min
GenXGrownUp was in attendance at Pensacon 2019 in Pensacola, Florida. After a full day of taking in the sights & sounds at the Bay Center, Jon, George, & Mo gathered around a microphone in the hotel for a first-ever live streamed podcast…
Backtrack: Retired Advertising Icons
Feb 21 • 42 min
Back in the 70s & 80s, nothing sold a product better than a great mascot or spokesperson. Everyone knew Mr. Wipple, Chalie the Tuna, and the Maytag repairman, and they became almost synonymous with the products they represented. We thought that…
Russian Doll, Anthem, & Cord Cutting
Feb 14 • 46 min
Jon, George, and Mo all have shows you need to watch, after years (literally) of delays Jon is finally getting a much-anticipated video game sequel, George brags about his incredible high score, and Mo is jealous of George’s incredible high…
Looking Back on Looking Forward 2018
Feb 9 • 71 min
On each episode of the GenXGrownUp Podcast, we talk about the things we’re looking forward to. Often we follow up on these topics on a subsequent episode, but sometimes those topics slip through the cracks. In this Special Edition podcast, we’ve…
Backtrack: Battle of the Network Stars
Feb 7 • 45 min
Back in the ’70s and ’80s, when you only had original programming on three channels (PBS didn’t count), there was a dark thing called “reruns.” This was when all the new shows were just repeated week after week while we waited for the…
True Detective, Slidey, & Weezer’s No Scrubs
Jan 31 • 52 min
This week, George laments over Weezer’s cover of “No Scrubs,” Mo is meh about the latest Keanu Reeves movie, Replicas, and Jon talks about a creepy doll… and the horrible movies based on it! All this and much more on the GenXGrownUp Podcast! …
Backtrack: Discontinued Snacks & Candy
Jan 24 • 36 min
There are some snack foods in the world that will be there forever. Hershey’s bars, M & M’s, SweeTarts, Space Dust….. wait, Space Dust? “What the heck is that,” you ask? Not everything survives the forces of the free market and candy is no…
Titan Games, Monster Crunch, & Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
Jan 17 • 52 min
Wow! Episode number 38! If this is the first time you have listened to us then you should take off the next 5 days so you can listen to each and every one of our episodes! This week, Jon talks about his road rage, Mo is excited about a new update to…
Backtrack: GenX Music Platforms
Jan 10 • 43 min
As a GenX’er I still remember the thrill of buying a new record album, running home and carefully opening the record, putting it on the turntable, then listening to the entire album while looking through the album cover for behind-the-scenes pictures…
Bandersnatch, Lemmings Mobile, & Oculus Go
Jan 3 • 45 min
Happy New Year! The people at GenXGrownUp are thinking some (unusually) deep thoughts going into the new year. George wonders, “Is watching a movie on an Oculus Go with other people in the room rude?” Mo wonders, “What can I build to justify owning a…
Backtrack: Bulletin Board Systems
Dec 27, 2018 • 53 min
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…
The Rookie, Anki Overdrive, & Just Cause 4
Dec 20, 2018 • 49 min
This year is almost over and in this, our last podcast of the year, George tells us of a TV series and movie that are worth your time, Jon and Mo discuss Just Cause 4 and how it’s not a bad game, just not a great sequel, and we each give one of our…
Backtrack: Celebrity Charity Events
Dec 13, 2018 • 44 min
Back in the 80’s Bob Geldof, a singer and activist, started Band Aid to raise money for famine relief in Ethiopia. Whether it was intentional or not, that started a wave of celebrity activism which raised millions for various causes and created a few…
Creed II, 3D Printers, & The Room 4: Old Sins
Dec 6, 2018 • 44 min
About This Episode Last time we’re going to mention Ralph Breaks the Internet — promise! This week Mo finds another disappointing game, Jon tells us of a documentary that dissects one of the most famous movie scenes in history, and George finds something…
Backtrack: Novelty Records
Nov 29, 2018 • 34 min
About This Episode I won’t say that Generation X had the silliest novelty songs, but we sure had a ton of them! Such classics as “Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah,” “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer,” and “Monster Mash” were at the top of our hit list when we…
The Hollow, Dashcams, & Fallout 76
Nov 22, 2018 • 47 min
About This Episode We are almost done with talking about “Ralph Breaks the Internet”…. almost. But besides that George tells us why he thinks Room 104 needs another look, Mo has a non-opinion on Fallout 76 and Jon forces himself to talk about something…
Backtrack: Video Game Arcades
Nov 15, 2018 • 47 min
About This Episode They were dark, noisy, and not usually very clean, but we still loved going to video game arcades. In this backtrack we talk about the experience of the arcade: from scrounging for quarters under seat cushions to how we chose which…
Halloween, Fix-It Felix Jr., & Call of Cthulhu
Nov 8, 2018 • 37 min
About This Episode You would never believe this but Jon is still talking about Wreck it Ralph 2! When we do get a word in edgewise, George gives us a surprising update on the #NOFILTER interactive game and Mo talks about the new video game based on Call…
Backtrack: GenX Kids’ Books
Nov 1, 2018 • 33 min
I didn’t ask for much as a kid but the exception was when the Scholastic Book Fair was coming to my school! They had so many books that it was difficult to choose! Many of us developed our love for reading back then, so join us as we look back at some of…
The Haunting of Hill House, Plex Live TV, & Frostpunk
Oct 25, 2018 • 49 min
In episode 32 of the GenGrownUp Podcast, Jon is still going on about yet another sequel that’s coming out, Mo finally sees some light with TellTale’s Walking Dead game, and George gives his opinion of the first weeks of the #NOFILTER interactive game.…
Backtrack: GenX Future Predictions
Oct 18, 2018 • 40 min
When Generation X dreamed about the future, we pictured either a technological paradise with flying cars, helpful robots, no illness and rocket ships or we pictured a wasteland brought on by some human action. Neither came true (luckily in the latter),…
Venom, Tunity, & Life Is Strange 2
Oct 11, 2018 • 48 min
In this episode, Jon explains how he burned his retinas, George tells us about a game (or is it just a game?), and Mo finds an app that solves a problem nobody knew existed. All of this and much, much more! Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter »…
Backtrack: Radio Shack
Oct 4, 2018 • 43 min
“Breaker, breaker 1-9, I just eyeballed a bear trap with a bunch of Evel Knievels about 10 miles past the coop. So if you don’t want a bear bite back it down.” Huh? That was just some CB talk in honor of this week’s Backtrack Topic all about Radio Shack!…
Skyscraper, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, & Smooth 4 Gimbal
Sep 27, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode, George and Mo actually agree with each other on more than one thing! Jon talks about his latest impulse buy, and we also lament over the fate of Telltale Games. Come listen to this and much much more! Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp…
Backtrack: Collectible Cards
Sep 20, 2018 • 37 min
Before Magic the Gathering and Pokemon cards, we used to collects cards for no reason other than to have them. We had shoe boxes full of baseball cards and our binders were covered with Wacky Packs and Garbage Pail Kids stickers. In this episode we talk…
Searching, Qi Charging, & Iron Fist 2
Sep 13, 2018 • 49 min
In this week’s exciting episode, Jon brags about the Galaxy Watch’s awesome battery life, Mo is jealous of his awesome battery life and finds an old YouTube video from the MCU, and George discovers the joy of wireless charging! Plus much, much more…
Backtrack: Playing Outside
Sep 6, 2018 • 41 min
One, two, three…. NOT IT! How many times have you started an exhausting game of tag with those words? In this week’s GenXGrownUp Backtrack we remember playing outside. Sometimes because we wanted to and sometimes because our parents banned us from the…
Happytime Murders, Galaxy Watch, & Dying Light
Aug 30, 2018 • 46 min
This week, we all admit to crying while watching a movie, George vehemently defends a TV show, Jon gives his feeling on using retro game ROMs and Mo finds a site that talks about the failed comic book heroes and villains! As usual, this is only a sampling…
Backtrack: Back to School
Aug 23, 2018 • 44 min
In honor of back to school time we take a look back on things we remember from going back to school after summer vacation. Everything from getting supplies to overloading your backpack with all the new textbooks, we talk about what’s changed and what…
Special Edition: Episode Zero
Aug 17, 2018 • 24 min
On the date of the one-year anniversary of the launch of our podcast, we offer this special edition release. A few weeks before the first episode you heard, we did a conference call as a proof-of-concept and brainstorming session discussion what the show…
The Meg, SiNKR, & We Happy Few
Aug 16, 2018 • 44 min
In this episode, George finds a great resource for the comic book folk, Jon introduces us to both a PC and mobile game, and Mo sees The Meg. All this and more as we approach our one year anniversary of the podcast! Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp…
Backtrack: Movie Rental Stores
Aug 9, 2018 • 44 min
Remember walking down aisles of seemingly endless choices of movies? How about renting a movie based only on its cover and finding gems but more often terrible movies? Do you remember making mad dashes to the video store at 2am to avoid paying late fees?…
Castle Rock, Thimble Box, & Völgarr the Viking
Aug 2, 2018 • 46 min
This week, Jon bravely admits that he is looking forward to “The Meg,” Mo is confused about whether or not he liked “Batman Ninja,” and George talks about two great streaming shows: one new and one returning. Plus hear our dressing room demands and more!…
Backtrack: Evolution of Digital Storage
Jul 26, 2018 • 42 min
Today most of us walk around with hundreds of gigabytes of storage in our pockets and think nothing of it. In the not too distant past, to have a few megabytes of storage was considered a ton! For those of us who remember 5 1/4” floppy disks, it would…
The Rain, X-Cube, & Neon the Ninja
Jul 19, 2018 • 51 min
George talks about the great shows he’s discovering on streaming, Mo vehemently warns off the listeners from what he sees as a Netflix train wreck and Jon solves some crazy cube puzzles. All this plus the usual rants and digressions! Facebook »…
Backtrack: TV Guide
Jul 12, 2018 • 37 min
Probably the magazine that was in more homes than any other was the TV Guide. Back in the days of our GenX youth, it was the only way to see what’ll be coming on so you could properly plan your TV watching! Listen to us discuss how this small format,…
Luke Cage 2, ReviewMeta, & Captain Spirit
Jul 5, 2018 • 44 min
This week, Jon brags about his amazing cubing skills, Mo finds a helpful site for navigating Amazon reviews, and George talks about some of the great shows returning to streaming services.! As usual, this is only part of what we talk about so listen in to…
Backtrack: Dawn of Music Videos
Jun 28, 2018 • 40 min
“Ladies and gentlemen… rock and roll.” Those are the opening words spoken on August 1, 1981 that launched MTV and the music video revolution. But it actually started before that in smaller forms with artists like David Bowie and Queen pushing video as a…
Special Edition: Billy Mitchell Interview
Jun 23, 2018 • 31 min
All of us at GXG have a love for those classic arcade games we grew up playing in our corner arcades, so it should come as no surprise that we’ve been closely following the controversy surrounding Billy Mitchell. Mitchell, the first man to ever get a…
Incredibles 2, GoCube, & Vampyr
Jun 21, 2018 • 41 min
Two conventions in two weekends leaves a lot to talk about! In this episode Mo gets Jon and George interested in two new games from the makers of Life is Strange, Jon gets Mo and George to buy yet another toy we don’t need and George listens to Mo and Jon…
Backtrack: Schoolhouse Rock
Jun 14, 2018 • 35 min
“I’m just a bill, yes I’m only a bill…” “Conjunction Junction, what’s your function?” “Three, is a magic number…” If you are a GenX’er then all three of these lyrics should’ve started the music running through your head and brought back memories of…
Solo, Atari VCS, & Dude Stop!
Jun 7, 2018 • 41 min
Jon and Mo are forced to admit that George won our Spring movie blockbuster wager (and of course George was the picture of grace and dignity about it). On top of that, Mo talks about Solo, Jon recommends a game whose purpose is to sometimes do the wrong…
Backtrack: Fads of Generation X
May 31, 2018 • 44 min
We’ve all experienced fads as part of growing up. The Baby Boomers had things like the poodle skirts, the hula hoop, and the yo-yo and GenX had things like Swatches, Rubik’s Cube and Tickle me Elmo! We do our best to cover this vast topic on the fads we…
Deadpool 2, Key Collector, & Twincop
May 24, 2018 • 44 min
We talk about Deadpool 2, lament over the possibility of Timeless getting cancelled, and Jon discovers something that most of us have known for years! This plus our usual collection of tech toys, media and gadgets! Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp…
Backtrack: Photography
May 17, 2018 • 38 min
Imagine a time when you didn’t know if your pictures came out for days or weeks after you took them. Imagine only being able to take a limited number of pictures at one time before having to change film. Imagine having to store your pictures in huge…
Infinity War, Cobra Kai, & Zoom H1n
May 10, 2018 • 48 min
WARNING! We hold a spoiler-rich discussion of Infinity War in this episode, so when you hear us give you the heads-up, skip ahead from 12 min 30 sec to 20 min 53 sec to skip that part of the conversation. If you do skip this part, don’t forget to come…
Backtrack: GenX Era Comedians (feat. Kevin Gootee)
May 3, 2018 • 39 min
Pretty much everybody knows who Ellen is, along with Roseanne, Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams, and Eddie Murphy. But did you know they all got their start back in the 70’s and 80’s? We talk about them and other comedians that we remember, plus we have…
Coronary, Maskatron, & Giant Space Invaders
Apr 26, 2018 • 42 min
In this installment of the GenXGrownUp Podcast, Mo is underwhelmed by a video game, Jon finds yet another great show for us to get hooked on and George goes to back-to-back comic book conventions! As usual, all this and much more! Facebook »…
Backtrack: GenX Horror Franchises
Apr 19, 2018 • 33 min
Horror movies really came into their own when we were growing up in the 70s and 80s. Many of these movies have become the standard and sparked a huge number of sequels. In this episode, we talk about some of the movies that scared the crap out of us when…
Ready Player One, Zencastr, & Far Cry 5
Apr 12, 2018 • 28 min
We are trying a new technology for recording our podcasts for this episode so please forgive us for any quality changes you might hear! We’re obsessive about quality so be assured that we are already on the path to return to the standard of quality you…
Backtrack: Walkman & Discman
Apr 5, 2018 • 25 min
There’s probably not a GenX’er out there who wasn’t somehow impacted by the introduction of the Sony Walkman. The ability to carry the music you want to hear and listen to it wherever you go was seen as nothing short of a miracle in technology. In this…
Tomb Raider, DJI Osmo Mobile, & Alto’s Odyssey
Mar 29, 2018 • 40 min
Welcome to another installment of the GenXGrownUp podcast! We discuss the return of the Timeless TV show, the new Tomb Raider movie and how awesome Humble Bundle can be! As usual, all this and more! Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter »…
Backtrack: GenX Disney Memories
Mar 22, 2018 • 38 min
What has over 27 thousand acres of land, is the number one theme park in the world and gets more than 19 million visitors a year? Walt Disney World of course! Take a listen as we recount our experiences with this iconic theme park and how it has changed…
Jessica Jones, Part-Time UFO, & Galaxy S9
Mar 15, 2018 • 37 min
We hit the random milestone of 16 episodes (even more random if you count Backtracks, making it 31)! To celebrate, Jon talks about the best arcade game he’s played on a mobile device, Mo chimes in on the second season of Jessica Jones, and George explains…
Backtrack: GenX Sitcoms
Mar 8, 2018 • 35 min
Sitcoms of the 70’s and 80’s ran the gamut of different types. Some were focused on the family, some on the workplace and more than one had aliens! Listen to us reminisce about the shows we watched and loved as kids and let us know the ones we missed!…
Black Panther, A/V Gear, & Aquatic Adventure of the Last Human
Mar 1, 2018 • 31 min
In this installment; Jon over-analyzes a stop-motion movie, Mo tries to not geek out over a superhero movie, and George ties to find something nice to say about an Al Pacino movie! All this and more! Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter »…
Backtrack: After-School TV
Feb 22, 2018 • 21 min
So back in a GenXer’s younger days, we knew the value of a good education. The first thing we did when we got home was study and do our homework……. BWA-HA-HA-HA! Sorry, I couldn’t keep a straight face with that one. Are you kidding?! We would do anything…
Altered Carbon, Falcon Heavy, & Dark Tower
Feb 15, 2018 • 30 min
The guys reflect on some recent Netflix fare, updates on a couple of recent YouTube live streams, and Jon acquires a copy of bucket list board game, and much more! Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » http://GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website »…
Backtrack: Local Radio Experience
Feb 8, 2018 • 23 min
Listening to music was a different experience when we were kids. DJs were local, you had to wait to hear your favorite song, and trying to record something off the radio took skill, patience and luck! Listen as we talk about the local radio experience and…
Counterpart, Comics Databases, & Playstation Now
Feb 1, 2018 • 38 min
In lucky episode thirteen we talk about everything from the latest “twist” in Star Trek Discovery (no major spoilers), an old superhero show that only lasted two seasons, and a great new game that is coming out in a couple of weeks! All this and much,…
Backtrack: Long Car Rides
Jan 25, 2018 • 22 min
Are we there yet? Are we there yet? How many times have we spoken those words to our parents on those long car trips? How in the world did we survive those trips without DVD players, phones and Game Boys? Well, in this episode we look at the things that…
Black Mirror, iPhone X, & Little Nightmares
Jan 18, 2018 • 37 min
The long-awaited return of George to the podcast means another drone update! But that’s not all. Other George-welcoming topics on the docket include Mo’s decision to stay on the dark side, an old game gets new life with some clever mods, loot-box Steam…
Backtrack: Vintage Board Games
Jan 11, 2018 • 26 min
We’ve already spent a whole show on Monopoly but that is only one of many, many games we played as kids. Who remembers playing games like Mouse Trap and Uncle Wiggly? We do! In this episode we look back at the ones that we know, and sometimes love.…
The Toys That Made Us, Vintage Atari Haul, & Darkest Dungeon
Jan 4, 2018 • 36 min
In this episode, Jon starts down the path of appearing on “Hoarders” when he comes across a “few” classic video games at a flea market, Mo laments over getting a great Christmas gift, and we are joined once again by our good friend Emceemur who costs Jon…
Backtrack: Christmas TV Specials
Dec 28, 2017 • 20 min
You know Dasher and Dancer, and Prancer and Vixen, Comet and Cupid, and Donner and Blitzen. But do you recall, the best Christmas tradition of all? It’s watching those amazing Christmas TV specials from our childhood, of course! Come along for the sleigh…
Mind Hunter, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, & DK Restoration
Dec 21, 2017 • 33 min
In this episode, Jon sits next to an annoying Star Wars fanboy at The Last Jedi, Mo geeks out about Doctor Who, and special guest Emceemur shares a game glitch which actually forced him into a great gaming experience! All this plus more on TV, movies,…
Backtrack: The GenX Fast Food Experience
Dec 14, 2017 • 21 min
Fast food is the same now as it’s always been… or is it? We delve deep into our memories of the fast food experience and explore how much grabbing a quick burger an fries has changed over the years. YouTube » http://GenXGrownUp.com/yt Facebook »…
The Runaways, Plex, & Wolfenstein
Dec 7, 2017 • 30 min
In this episode, George falls off the wagon and buys more drone stuff, Jon gets his dream collectible and Mo watches Marvel’s The Runaways! All this and much, much more! Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » http://GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website…
Backtrack: Old Computer Games
Nov 30, 2017 • 22 min
There was a time where you had to actually read in order to play computer games! Before computer gaming was mainstream and universal, it was the domain of the hobbyist. In this Backtrack, we talk about the computer games we loved to play growing up, the…
Justice League, Ancestry, & Juanito Arcade Mayhem
Nov 23, 2017 • 32 min
In this installment of the GenXGrownUp Podcast, we talk about how Justice League is in our top 4 DC movies, a raunchy new sci-fi comedy on Hulu, flea market finds which will likely drive Jon crazy trying to get them in working order, and we put pressure…
Backtrack: Breakfast Cereal
Nov 16, 2017 • 19 min
The crinkle of the cellophane, the tinkling of spoon in a bowl, the crackle of ice-cold milk poured over the top — it’s breakfast time, and that means breakfast cereal. In this Backtrack we discuss the importance of breakfast cereal to a young GenX’er,…
Stranger Things 2, Ragnarok, & Zoom H1
Nov 9, 2017 • 34 min
In this week’s show we talk about Jon’s cheating skill at beating his friends in Nidhogg 2, our impressions of Stranger Things 2, and what we think of the latest addition to the movie experience: D-Box motorized theater seats! Of course, we talk about the…
Backtrack: Introduction of VHS
Nov 2, 2017 • 18 min
In this Backtrack episode we go back to the early days of the “video home system” or VHS cassettes and discuss how it changed the way we consumed movies and TV! YouTube » http://GenXGrownUp.com/yt Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter »…
Batman v Two-Face, Golf Tech, & Life Is Strange
Oct 26, 2017 • 36 min
Join us as we talk about Star Trek: Discovery, an animated movie which continues the 1960s Batman tradition, George’s (bordering on manic) excitement over the Walking Dead Season 8 premiere, an interview with the co-host of the #WhoWouldWin podcast, the…
Backtrack: Rotary Phones
Oct 19, 2017 • 17 min
This week’s backtrack topic is those most wonderful of clicky communication devices; the rotary phone! YouTube » http://GenXGrownUp.com/yt Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » http://GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » http://GenXGrownUp.com Theme:…
The Gifted, Blue Yeti, & Oxenfree
Oct 12, 2017 • 28 min
Discussions range from updates on The Orville, a little more Firefly pain, some not-ready-for-primetime Microsoft AR tech, a deep Atari throwback, a better alternative to Inhumans, Blade Runner 2049, and some vibrating theater seats. Facebook »…
Backtrack: Action Figures
Oct 5, 2017 • 16 min
Time to backtrack again. This week’s topic: action figures! YouTube » http://GenXGrownUp.com/yt Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » http://GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » http://GenXGrownUp.com Theme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » http://beefyness.com…
Discovery, Oculus, & LogicBots
Sep 28, 2017 • 34 min
Among other things we discuss a couple of notable new sci-fi shows, play with the Oculus Rift, recommend a mobile game, and much more. Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » http://GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » http://GenXGrownUp.com Podcast »…
Backtrack: Saturday Morning Cartoons
Sep 21, 2017 • 20 min
Join us as we Backtrack to a time when Saturday mornings meant the TV belonged to the kids for cartoons. YouTube » http://GenXGrownUp.com/yt Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Website » http://GenXGrownUp.com Theme: “Grown Up” by Beefy »…
Stephen King’s IT, Retro Atari, & The Orville
Sep 14, 2017 • 32 min
Lots of new media, games & tech to talk about this week. Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » http://GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » http://GenXGrownUp.com Podcast » http://GenXGrownUp.com/pod Theme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » http://beefyness.com…
Backtrack: My First Video Game Console
Sep 7, 2017 • 17 min
Join us as we Backtrack to the 70s and reminisce about the first video game consoles we owned. YouTube » http://GenXGrownUp.com/yt Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Website » http://GenXGrownUp.com Theme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » http://beefyness.com Show…
Defenders, Logan Lucky, & Prey
Aug 31, 2017 • 33 min
This week we talk about George’s experience diving into podcast listening. Further topics include Defenders, Death Note, Logan Lucky, Arcade Classics, Prey and Ticket to Ride. YouTube » http://GenXGrownUp.com/yt Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Website…
Backtrack: Monopoly
Aug 24, 2017 • 16 min
In this Backtrack, we talk about a board game almost anyone can relate to; Monopoly. YouTube » http://GenXGrownUp.com/yt Facebook » http://fb.me/GenXGrownUp Website » http://GenXGrownUp.com Theme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » http://beefyness.com Show Notes Get…
Room 104, Valerian, and Cheap PC Games
Aug 17, 2017 • 35 min
In this inaugural episode of the GenXGrownUp Podcast, the guys talk about topics as diverse as Blade Runner, G.I. Joe, Room 104, Valerian, the ALL Controller, PC gaming bundles, Nidhogg 2, Defenders, and more. YouTube »…
GenXGrownUp Podcast Trailer
Aug 5, 2017 • 4 min
GenXGrownUp is spinning up a companion podcast! This is a sneak preview, and the first full episode will drop August 17, 2017, and every other Thursday until the end of ever.