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

The Social Dilemma, NASA Online, & DKC: Tropical Freeze

About This Episode In this episode we click on a new documentary that explores the impact of social networking, discover a wealth of unexpected resources available for free on a government website, and check out a modern game featuring everyone’s favorite ape: Donkey Kong! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast […]

GenX Action Heroes

About This Episode This week we go back to that local theater from our childhoods to remember and celebrate some of the greatest action heroes of the GenX era. Whether your favorite was a martial arts master, an armed-to-the-teeth warrior, or a wise-cracking every-man — we pick our favorites! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » […]

Tenet, CR-6 SE 3D Printer, & Ape Out

About This Episode In this installment we try to wrap our brains around Christopher Nolan’s latest mind-bending feature film, share our initial experiences with a crowdfunded 3D printer, and dribble, pass, and shoot our way through the first triple-A title in our alphabet soup game series! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite […]

Old-School… School!

About This Episode It may be 2020, so it may be a little weird, but it is back-to-school time once again. In this installment we look back on our GenX grade-school experience and just how much the education landscape has changed! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » […]

High Score, Evercade, & Mean Greens

About This Episode In this episode we discuss the premiere of the HBO monster show set in Jim Crow-era America, test drive a new portable hand-held retro gaming platform, and find out what happens when those little green army men engage in tactical warfare! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast […]

Ancient Online Gaming

About This Episode Playing games together across the internet is more popular than ever these days, but in this episode we look back on online multiplayer gaming before the internet even existed. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merchTheme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » beefyness.com iTunes » […]

Star Trek: Lower Decks, Muppets Now, & Carrion

About This Episode This week we find out if the latest incarnation of the Muppet Show lives up the legacy, discover some online tools to help keep track of all those streaming services, and play a reverse horror game where you get to be the monster. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite […]

Star Trek Debates

About This Episode In this episode we’re revisiting some of the most divisive debates in all of Star Trek fandom: What’s the best TNG episode? Which is the better spin-off; The Next Generation or Deep Space Nine? And naturally, we’ll tackle the biggie: Kirk or Picard? We tackle those and more. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » […]

Fear City, Q*bert Games, & Superhot: MCD

About This Episode This week we check out a variety of themed puzzles & toys from 1983, play the latest entry in the mind-bending game series where time only moves when you do, and Netflix offers up a mafia-focused documentary series that we can’t refuse. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » […]

One-Hit Wonders of the ’70s

About This Episode We run down our top 10 favorite one-hit wonders from the 1970s – memorable tracks from artists that were never quite able to duplicate the success of that one great song! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merchTheme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » beefyness.com […]

Hamilton, Jydge, & Death of a Vlogger

About This Episode This week we take in the hit Broadway musical that’s making a splash on Disney+, play a puzzle game that combines espionage with comic book panels, and celebrate some newly-acquired fast food memorabilia inspired by a recent Backtrack episode. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise […]

As Seen On TV

About This Episode If you grew up in front of the TV in the ’70s & ’80s, more than once you were invited to buy a Clapper, a Chia Pet, or a set of Ginsu steak knives. If I told you we were doing an episode all about the “As Seen On TV” phenomenon, how […]
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