GenXGrownUp Backtrack20 Videos

Backtrack: Movie Musicals of GenX

About This Episode When we started talking about Movie Musicals of the Generation X era, I don’t think any of us thought we would get into a debate over what makes a movie a musical. I mean, it’s obvious right? Well, since I (Mo) write the show notes I’m gonna say that George is wrong […]

Backtrack: Dewey Decimal System

About This Episode What is older than most money in circulation and enjoys talking about the Dewey Decimal System? GenXGrownUp! OK, OK, it may not sound like the most exciting topic but we think you will find this entertaining and informative…. really. Trust us. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » […]

Backtrack: One-Hit Wonders of the ’80s

About This Episode WARNING: Listening to this podcast could result in incessant humming, loud singing in your car, or in some extreme cases, earworms. The only known treatment is to listen to some of GenXGrownUp’s favorite one-hit wonders of the 1980s. Playlist and links provided below, but listen before you read further if you want […]

Backtrack: Ads in Old Comic Books

About This Episode How would you like to see through walls? How about becoming the big man on the beach in only a few weeks? Still no? Well how about growing your very own sea colony? All of these sounded pretty cool and reasonable to a young comic book reader and they promised a lot. […]

Backtrack: Memorable TV Events

About This Episode 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 came on, and when major events occurred, […]

Backtrack: Going to the Movies

About This Episode 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 and a few reviews to help you select what […]