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!

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GenX Summertime Toys & Play

About This Episode It’s mid-June, school is letting out for the summer, and youngsters will be filling their next few weeks with warm-weather activities. In this episode, we remember how we spent our summer months growing up as Generation X kids! Patreon » » » » » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » » […]

Fourth Listener Feedback: Star Wars

About This Episode Who knew that there were so many Star Wars fans out there? Well, we did! This is why we were not surprised at the number of Fourth Listener emails we received about our Backtrack celebrating the original 1977 Star Wars movie! So many of you contacted us that we decided to take […]

Top Gun: Maverick, Gravitar Recharged, & LunaPic

About This Episode We return to the skies and the screen with CAPT Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, check out some hardware to improve your home computer workstation for work or play, and play an action RPG where you are a man-eating shark on the prowl for revenge! Patreon » » » » […]

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

About This Episode It was forty years ago that a small alien visitor was accidentally stranded on our planet. He befriended a young boy and his family, developed a taste for _Reese’s Pieces_, and absolutely dominated the box office. In this episode, we look back on four decades of Steven Spielberg’s GenX masterpiece: E.T. the […]

Obi-Wan Kenobi, IQ Dungeon, & Mercury Reader

About This Episode We return to Hawkins, IN to check in on Will, Eleven, Hopper, and the Upside Down, review a company that specializes in ultra-high-end Star Wars lightsabers, and play a mobile adventure/puzzle game where you must save the princess – but not the one you’re probably thinking of! Patreon » » […]

Greatest Movie ABOUT Generation X Tournament FINALE

About This Episode Our friends at Project GenX invited us to participate in their 80s movie bracket elimination challenge to see which movie about Generation X will be number one! In this finale episode, representatives from all four pods assemble to argue down that elite eight to select the single film most deserving of the […]

Top Gun

About This Episode In 1986 we took flight with LT Pete “Maverick” Mitchell as he and his RIO, Goose, strove to prove themselves as the very best U.S. Navy combat pilots. And now, on the eve of a cinematic sequel thirty-six years in the making, we remember this Tom Cruise classic GenX-era film, Top Gun! […]

Fourth Listener Feedback: Top 10 ’80s Movie Soundtracks

About This Episode Our Top 10 ’80s Movie Soundtracks Backtrack generated a lot of listener comments and emails! So much so in fact, that we decided to do this bonus episode to read and respond to some of them. As expected, some were in agreement and some were not! But it doesn’t matter if folks […]

Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, Wikiwand, & A Juggler’s Tale

About This Episode We boldly go onboard the USS Enterprise with the newest entry in the Star Trek franchise, check out some award-winning software to improve your user experience when accessing Wikipedia, and play a beloved multiplayer tank combat game now newly available for your mobile device! Patreon » » » » […]

Greatest Movie ABOUT Generation X Tournament: North Bracket

About This Episode Our friends at Project GenX invited us to participate in their 80s movie bracket elimination challenge to see which movie about Generation X will be number one! In this episode, we tackle the Northern bracket of eight films and run through the first two rounds of elimination to select two from our […]

Billboard Hits of 1982

About This Episode Forty years ago, pop music was still finding its voice in a post-disco environment. In this episode, we remember the top hits of 1982 as determined by the Billboard music charts. Patreon » » » » » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » » » “Grown Up” by Beefy […]
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