Jon

Jon Reddick is a well-credentialed nerd of the 80s, classic game fan, and technology geek. He merged those interests into the creation of GenXGrownUp: a weekly podcast and YouTube channel which explores and celebrates media, games, tech, toys, comics, and pop culture of yesterday and today through the eyes of Generation X'ers.

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 […]
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Geek Fuel EXP Volume 4 Mystery Subscription Box | Unboxing & Review

It’s been a minute since our last “Unboxening,” but not only are they fun, a Patreon patron has spoken, so here we are! This is the fourth volume of the Geek Fuel quarterly subscription box. How is this revamped nerd mystery crate doing since it’s relaunch? Let’s have a look together! #genxgrownup #geekfuel Geek Fuel […]

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 […]
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RetroJAX Weekend 2019 | Classic Arcade Games & Collectibles!

Jax Arcade & Pinball Expo and Retrorama Collectibles formed a strategic partnership to deliver Northeast Florida’s premier retro pop culture exposition, RetroJAX. This alliance is designed to bring fan favorites from both shows together through a blend of classic pinball and arcade gaming, vintage collectibles, and pop culture fun! RetroJAX 2019 came to Jacksonville, Florida […]

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 […]