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.
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Reaction to Pac-Man Clone: Joyman!

Join GenXGrownUp for Perks! » Arcade clones were all the rage in the arcade era. In this video, Jon tries out and reacts to one of the man, many Pac-Man Clone titles, Joy-Man! #genxgrownup #pacman #clone S U B S C R I B P A T R E O M E […]

InfinityCon Tallahassee 2021 Special Edition Podcast

About This Episode InfinityCon Tallahassee 2021 (June 5-6) marks the return of the GenXGrownUp crew to the convention circuit. Join George, Mo, & Jon at the end of day one for a hangout live stream and hear all about it! See the video version of this special! » Patreon » » » […]

Micro Arcade vs. Basic Fun: Asteroids Edition!

Join GenXGrownUp for Perks! » It’s time for another Micro Arcade VS Basic Fun showdown and this time we’re looking at Asteroids. Both of the micro machines have been out for a while but we haven’t taken an in-depth look at them here at GenXGrownUp until now. So sit back while Jon takes you […]
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The NEW My Arcade Street Fighter 2 Mini has a BIG PROBLEM!

Join GenXGrownUp for Perks! » The NEW My Arcade Street Fighter 2 mini has a BIG PROBLEM! Several of our viewers have commented on our previous video about the My Arcade mini having a significant logic issue. Today Jon delves into the mystery of the Street Fighter 2 mini to unearth the truth. What […]

Let’s UPDATE the Replicade Asteroids Machine with New FIRMWARE!

Join GenXGrownUp for Perks! » It’s time to UPDATE the Replicade Asteroids machine with new FIRMWARE! Replicade has some of the best machines out there for the retro arcade enthusiast and now with the new Asteroids firmware release, we thought it was time to take a minute with this machine and see how it […]

GenXGrownUp Four-Year Anniversary Special

About This Episode On May 18, 2017, GenXGrownUp transitioned from concept to reality. Today marks the four-year anniversary of GXG, and in this Special Edition episode, we reminisce about how it all began, some of our favorite experiences, and even hear from some of our partners and super-fans! See the video version of this special! […]