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

Cobra Kai S4, Meater Plus, & Micro Center

About This Episode We check out the latest developments from Daniel, Johnny, & the All-Valley Karate Tournament, review perhaps the nerdiest cooking accessory ever to hit the market, and rescue a 40-year-old tabletop arcade toy from a dusty grave. Patreon » » » » » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » » “Grown […]

’90s Monday Night Wrestling Wars

About This Episode In the mid-’90s, the two powerhouse wrestling franchises, WWF & WCW, were in a heated battle for viewership. As wrestling popularity was skyrocketing, both used cut-throat tactics on- and off-screen to steal one another’s audiences. In this Backtrack, we’re jumping off the top-rope with an atomic elbow of knowledge all about the […]

Spider-Man: No Way Home, Asteroids: Recharged, & BinaxNOW

About This Episode We watch Spider-Man’s triumphant return to the big screen in No Way Home, review a powerhouse graphics card that can make a beast out of your gaming PC, and play an updated version of a 1979 Atari arcade classic. Patreon » » » » » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » […]

GenX Adaptations of “A Christmas Carol”

About This Episode Since first being published in the 19th century, Dickens’ A Christmas Carol has been dramatized and adapted hundreds of times. In this Backtrack, we highlight some of the most notable versions of this timeless Christmas classic from our GenX youth! Patreon » » » » » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » […]

Arcane, Shark Air Purifier, & while True: learn()

About This Episode We review the final season of an animated Netflix series centered around a typical family in the 1970s, check out some tech to improve your home’s air quality so you can breathe a little easier, and play a logic & machine learning puzzle game where you’re learning how to talk with your […]

Batman ’66

About This Episode In early 1966, a campy dynamic duo hit our TV screens and it changed superhero media forever. Adam West, Burt Ward, and a parade of celebrity guest stars brought a comic book to life in a way we’d never seen before. In this episode, we’re taking the Batmobile on a cruise through […]

Ghostbusters: Afterlife, DisplayLink Video Adapter, & Tiny DDR

About This Episode We review the new cinematic entry in the Ghostbusters franchise, discover a creative light source for your next outdoor gathering, and run down some crazy-good deals on games to get you through the holidays! Patreon » » » » » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » » “Grown Up” by […]

Gift Guide for Geeks 2021

About This Episode Picking just the right holiday gift for the GenX nerd in your life can be challenging, but we’re here to help. Last year around this time we released our Geek Gift Guide, and it was so well-received that we’re doing it again. In this episode, we run down some great gift ideas […]

Eternals, Apple Watch 7, & Tents and Trees

About This Episode This week, we review Marvel’s latest big-screen adventure all about a team of ancient superheroes, check out what’s new in Apple’s updated wearable timepiece, and play a casual mobile puzzle game that just might get you in the mood to go camping. Patreon » » » » » […]


About This Episode If you’re troubled by strange noises in the middle of the night or experience feelings of dread in your basement or attic, we’re ready to believe you! And in 1984, so were the Ghostbusters! In this episode, we’re focusing on that supernatural GenX comedy that is loved by millions and launched a […]

Dune, Tiny Atari 2600, & In Sound Mind

About This Episode Mo finally gets to share his fanboy thoughts on the new cinematic version of Dune, we check out some new and versatile studio gear to up your production game, and play a psychological horror game where spooky mannequins are the least scary thing you’ll experience! Patreon » » » […]

Horror Movie Debates

About This Episode We take an in-depth look at what makes a horror film great. Whether it’s those ambiguous endings, the blood and gore, or the jump scare that catches you off guard, not everybody agrees on what belongs in these nail-biters. We debate just what aspects are essential parts of a great horror film, […]
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