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

Backtrack: One-Hit Wonders of the ’80s

About This Episode WARNING: Listening to this podcast could result in incessant humming, loud singing in your car, or in some extreme cases, earworms. The only known treatment is to listen to some of GenXGrownUp’s favorite one-hit wonders of the 1980s. Playlist and links provided below, but listen before you read further if you want […]

Avengers Endgame, Mortal Kombat 11, & Ossii Sound Glasses

About This Episode Like everyone else, we hash out Avengers Endgame, but even we know there is so much more to life! Jon talks about the shows that have been renewed (or had better be), George gets mad at Jon for not watching Cobra Kai, and Mo talks about a (relatively) new superhero TV show […]

Backtrack: Ads in Old Comic Books

About This Episode How would you like to see through walls? How about becoming the big man on the beach in only a few weeks? Still no? Well how about growing your very own sea colony? All of these sounded pretty cool and reasonable to a young comic book reader and they promised a lot. […]

Hellboy, Anker Soundcore 2, & Darts of Fury

About This Episode This installment has Mo “revenge recommending” a new mobile game, George finds some old treasures he’s sharing with his son, and Jon talks about the latest film from Laika! These plus many more gems of information in this weeks episode! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website » GenXGrownUp.com […]

Backtrack: Memorable TV Events

About This Episode One of the defining experiences of growing up a GenX’er was appointment TV. When breaking news hit, you watched it live as the newscasters struggled to get the facts. When important shows came on, you planned your time so you can watch it when it came on, and when major events occurred, […]

The Twilight Zone, Fidget Puzzle Cube, & LEGO DC Super Villains

About This Episode This week Jon finds a mockumentary-turned-TV-series, Mo (and the rest of the team) discuss the new reboot of Twilight Zone, and George shows his evil side by introducing a great mobile game for us all to waste time on! All that and more! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter […]

Backtrack: Going to the Movies

About This Episode The movie-going experience growing up GenX couldn’t be more different than the experience today. Waiting on long lines for hours, racing to get the good seats, only being able to get a soda, popcorn, and candy, and mostly relying on word of mouth and a few reviews to help you select what […]

Love Death + Robots, 8Bitdo Controller, & Opus Magnum

About This Episode This week Mo is disappointed in a movie he was looking forward to, Jon finally gets a good night’s sleep thanks to a gadget he found, and George (and the rest of us) gush over the latest episode of the Orville! Be sure to listen for this and much more! Patreon » […]

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 […]

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 […]

Infinity Con 2019 Live Stream Special Edition

About This Episode GenXGrownUp visited Lake City, FL March 2-3 for Infinity Con 2019. After the first day we headed back to the hotel and hunkered around a microphone to share our experiences and impressions with a live online audience. Originally airing live on YouTube and Facebook, this Special Edition release is a very lightly […]
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