GenXGrownUp Podcast

The GenXGrownUp Podcast is the audio companion to, and extension of, our YouTube channel and other media. Subscribe with your favorite podcasting app, or click straight through and listen to some of our recent episodes.

A new episode releases every other Thursday, and then a “Backtrack” episode is released on the alternating Thursdays — so there’s a new show to enjoy every week!

All Episodes

A Quiet Place: Day One,, & Intellivision

About This Episode We head to the theatre to see third entry and prequel in the Quiet Place franchise, check out a website that promises to help you stay on top of the overwhelming volume of media releases, and delve into the library of the ’80s Mattel console that once gave Atari a run for […]

The Dukes of Hazzard

About This Episode Forty-five years ago, a southern action-adventure comedy set in rural Georgia hit the small screen. For seven seasons in the early ’80s, we followed the adventures of Bo & Luke Duke and their ’69 Dodge Charger. In this Backtrack, we look back on the wildly successful CBS television series, The Dukes of […]

Brats, Cassette Digitizer, & Star Trek: Resurgence

About This Episode We watch a new Hulu documentary reflecting on the members of the “Brat Pack,” check out some tech that promises to bring your old cassette tapes into the digital age, and play a new decision-based computer game that puts you into the uniform of characters in the Star Trek universe. Patreon » […]

Douglas Adams

About This Episode If you always know where your towel is, then you’re likely already a fan of the topic of this episode. His Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series was required GenX reading, and his work is beloved by millions. In this Backtrack, we remember and celebrate English author, humorist, and screenwriter Douglas Adams! […]

Furiosa, In a Violent Nature, & Power Alarm

About This Episode We head to the theatres for the latest addition to the dystopian future of the Mad Max universe, check out some tech that does almost nothing but could save you hundreds of dollars, and play a new game where you are Absolute Evil working to vanquish the forces of good! Patreon » […]

Bad Guy Debates

About This Episode Everybody knows it’s more fun to play the bad guy, but which bad guys are the best. It’s time to debate! In this episode, Mo and Jon will state their cases for four infamous bad-guy match-ups from all corners of GenX media, and George as our moderator, will weigh the arguments and […]

Dark Matter, Ooma Telo, & Pinball FX

About This Episode We watch a Western series about a ranch family who discovers a supernatural mystery in the Wyoming wilderness, check out some surprisingly affordable tech that might make you re-think the value of that landline phone, and pull the plunger to play some new digital pinball tables inspired by some wildly popular media […]

Dangerous Toys We Shouldn’t Have Had

About This Episode We’re Generation X kids who grew up largely unsupervised and left to our own devices. That often resulted in “play” time being a bit rougher and more hazardous than those who grew up in later generations. In this Backtrack, we’re taking a stroll down memory lane littered with the most dangerous toys […]

Fallout, Lunar Lander Beyond, & Progression of AI

About This Episode We watch a post-apocalyptic TV series based on an equally post-apocalyptic game franchise, explore how artificial intelligence is creeping its way into our lives, and play a brand new game that adds a layer of story onto a 1979 Atari arcade classic. Patreon » » » » » […]

Full Motion Video Games

About This Episode Photo-realism in video games is commonplace now, but for decades, storage and technology limitations meant blocky figures were the best we could get. But as the tech evolved, the use of actual video started to enhance the game experience. In this Backtrack, we look back at the rise and legacy of FMV: […]

Garry Kitchen on Donkey Kong, Activision, & MORE!

About This Episode One of the coolest benefits of being a content creator is having the opportunity to actually speak with some of the key figures who laid the foundation of the video game industry, and my guest for this video is without a doubt one of those individuals. He was there in the very […]

Civil War, Beelink Mini PC, & Cash Cow DX

About This Episode We head back to the theatre for latest kaiju team-up movie from Legendary pictures, check out a capable mini computer with a budget price that just might surprise you, and play a new arcade-style indie game featuring a cow with a pickaxe gathering gems! Patreon » » » » […]
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