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

Gift Guide for Geeks

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. At the request of our listeners, in this episode we run down some great gift ideas for the 2020 holidays, regardless of your budget! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter […]

Moonbase 8, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, & Dragon’s Lair

About This Episode This week we take a look at the new Showtime comedy about aspiring astronauts and a moon base in the Arizona desert, check out the new tabletop version of a classic Don Bluth-animated laserdisc arcade machine, and we get medieval as a Viking assassin in the latest entry into the Assassin’s Creed […]

GenX Movie Remake Debates

About This Episode As Hollywood mines GenX pop culture for new projects, many great films from our youth are getting the remake or reboot treatment. In this debate episode well put the original and the remake head-to-head to find out which one comes out on top! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite […]

Escape Room, Epilogue

About This Episode In her continuing efforts to find out what happened to the GenXGrownUp crew, Rachel finds some recordings that were picked up after she left the Escape Room to find help. Though they raise more questions than answers maybe somewhere is the clue she needs to figure this out.  Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » […]

Truth Seekers, Google Activity, & NSFW

About This Episode This week we check out several new TV series all based in the supernatural or super-normal, tell you how to find out just how much Google knows about you, and play a game that simulates working in a cubicle; especially good for those who are sick of working from home. Patreon » […]

Escape Room, Part III

About This Episode In the final episode, a tragic loss to the group weighs heavily on everyone. Mo descends into the depths of madness, Jon does his best to cope with loss and soldier on, and Rachel continues to care for her dad while searching for a way out. What will the results be of […]

Escape Room, Part II

About This Episode In this episode, George suffers a horrible injury, Mo is feeling the effects of a rash decision, Jon is trying to keep everyone on track, and Rachel really just wants to go home. Will ECX fulfill her wish or amp up the pressure? This is part two of a three-part series.  Patreon […]

Escape Room, Part I

Episode 1 Jon, George, and Mo thought it would be a great idea to bring their unpaid intern (and Mo’s daughter) Rachel with them to experience a brand new type of escape room. They didn’t realize that this was part of something much bigger, and more dangerous, than they could ever have imagined. Their only […]

Bly Manor, Object Desktop, & Star Wars: Squadrons

About This Episode We take a look at the new Disney+ series that chronicles NASA’s race to the moon, test-drive a bundle of apps that promise to augment your Windows desktop experience, and check out a new game that puts you in the cockpit for space battles in a galaxy far, far away. Patreon » […]

The Early Internet

About This Episode Today, life screeches to a halt when your wi-fi goes down, but just three short decades ago, the internet was a brand new thing that we had no idea we even needed. In this episode we look back at the origins of the internet and how we experienced it in its early […]

Utopia, Satisfactory, & Google Routines

About This Episode We check out a new Amazon series about a mysterious comic book that predicts the end of humanity, test drive some open source software to improve your 3D printing experience, and play a game where you take the role of a deadly pathogen trying to wipe out the human race! Patreon » […]

Just Say No

About This Episode In the late ’80s & early ’90s, Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” campaign strove to keep our nation’s youth from illicit drug use. The approach and effectiveness of the program is often debated, but there’s no debate that it was front-and-center if you grew up as a GenX’er in the U.S.. So […]
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