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Backtrack: Retired Advertising Icons

About This Episode 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 they’d be around forever but times change and many of our […]

Backtrack: Pizza Arcades

About This Episode 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 like Chuck E.Cheese’s and ShowBiz Pizza. In this episode, we talk […]

Captain Marvel, Samsung Buds, & RetroJax Expo

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 » patreon.com/genxgrownup Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » GenXGrownUp.com […]

Pensacon 2019 Live Stream Special Edition

About This Episode 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 episode. Originally airing live on YouTube and Facebook, this Special Edition […]

Backtrack: Payphones, Pagers, & Passing Notes

About This Episode 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 affected our lives. How did we survive? We did […]

Jerry Buckner Pac-Man Fever Special Edition Interview

About This Episode On July 13, 2019, at the southern fried gaming expo in Atlanta, GA, we the wonderful opportunity to sit down with one of our musical idols from the 1980s, Jerry Buckner of Buckner & Garcia — the artists who brought us Pac-Man Fever! An abbreviated version of this interview is available on […]