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Backtrack: GenX TV Theme Songs

About This Episode “Here’s the story, of a lovely lady….” If you can finish the rest of that song then you want to listen to this week’s Backtrack. That’s because it’s all about TV theme songs! We each pick out some of our favorites from growing up in the ’70s and ’80s and talk about […]

Backtrack: The Space Race

About This Episode From the mid-1950s the Soviet Union and the United States were engaged in a race to be the first to conquer outer space. When President Kennedy challenged the country in 1962 to go to the moon and come back within the decade, it seemed like an impossible task: something that was science […]

Backtrack: Roadside Attractions

About This Episode If you’re looking for the world’s largest ball of twine, Foamhenge, or a house made out of beer cans, then you’re looking for some amazing roadside attractions! In this episode, we talk about some of the more famous ones around the country. Some of these our parents stopped for; some they didn’t! […]

Backtrack: Captain Kangaroo

About This Episode Goooood Morning, Captain! How many of us grew up hearing those cheerful words weekday mornings before school? This episode we take a truly fond look back at a childhood icon: Captain Kangaroo. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » GenXGrownUp.com Podcast » GenXGrownUp.com/pod Merchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merch Theme: “Grown […]

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 » […]