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: 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 […]
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Top 10 Retired Advertising Icons | Commercial Legends

You can’t waste your entire youth watching TV without also catching a bunch of commercials! Mo watched more than his fair share, and in this video he runs down his top 10 retired advertising icons from the GenX era! #genxgrownup Subscribe » GenXGrownUp.com/yt Podcast Episode on Retired Ad Icons » genxgrownup.com/retired_adv_mascots Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Merchandise […]

GenXGrownUp Partners with Evergreen Podcasts

Today we’re thrilled to announce that our family of podcasts, the GenXGrownUp Podcast and Drawn & Paneled, are partnering with Evergreen Podcasts. EvergreenPodcasts.com hosts a diverse and dynamically curated blend of creative shows, featuring a wide range of lifestyle and niche programming. Their network features a myriad of entertaining shows, rooted in high creative values […]

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 […]
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Dig Dug Arcade Game Scoring Hack! | Tips & Tricks

Dig Dug is a long-time arcade favorite that Jon’s been playing for decades, but today he learned something new — the scoring when you over-inflate the bad guys isn’t random, but very predictable! Watch for a great Dig Dug scoring hack that just might help you send your high scores into the stratosphere! #genxgrownup #digdug […]