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.
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My Arcade Pixel Player is JUNK! | Data East Handheld Review

Pixel Player » amzn.to/2IgW37l My Arcade is jumping into the multi-game handheld arena with the Pixel Player Retro Player. And — spoiler alert — it’s garbage! In this video, Jon runs down everything they did wrong, and why it’s not worth your cash. My Arcade Heavy Barrel » amzn.to/2I8b8qy My Arcade Karate Champ » amzn.to/2Thc7sv […]

Backtrack: Movie Musicals of GenX

About This Episode When we started talking about Movie Musicals of the Generation X era, I don’t think any of us thought we would get into a debate over what makes a movie a musical. I mean, it’s obvious right? Well, since I (Mo) write the show notes I’m gonna say that George is wrong […]
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Candy of Generation X Ranked! | GenX Retro Ranking

Get Your GenX Candy » amzn.to/2WTfBa9 Candy is a treat for all generations, but the candy you enjoyed during your formative years holds a special place in your memory. Is the candy we had growing up during Generaion X still the same as you remember? And how do they stack up compared to one another? […]
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Wayfarer-Like GenX Sunglasses Cheap! | Generation X Style by Feidu

Get ’em Now! » amzn.to/2WTa7Mv A good pair of sunglasses is part of the essential GenX’ers wardrobe. If you don’t like spending hundreds of dollars on top name brands, but like a good bargain for quality glasses, Jon has got just the shades for you! #genxgrownup Subscribe » GenXGrownUp.com/yt Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Merchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merch […]

Godzilla, GRIS, & Mediasonic PRORAID

About This Episode This week Jon tells us about an amazingly visual game, George talks about an Anime his kids have turned him on to, and Mo is happy because the new Godzilla movie came out! All this and much more in this week’s episode! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter Website […]
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Heavy Barrel My Arcade Micro Player Review

My Arcade Micro Player is back with the Data East favorite, Heavy Barrel. How will it tackle that unusual controller for this pint-sized unit? My Arcade Heavy Barrel » amzn.to/2I8b8qy My Arcade Karate Champ » amzn.to/2Thc7sv My Arcade Pac-Man » amzn.to/2AJ186Q My Arcade BurgerTime » amzn.to/2O9biQ8 My Arcade Dig-Dug » amzn.to/2ADbi8Q My Arcade Galaga » […]