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: GenX Kids’ Books

I didn’t ask for much as a kid but the exception was when the Scholastic Book Fair was coming to my school! They had so many books that it was difficult to choose! Many of us developed our love for reading back then, so join us as we look back at some of the book […]
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Blood Beach – Brought To You By Generation X

In our 80s Horror Movies documentary series we’re exploring the movies that scared us as kids and turned us into horror film buffs as adults. Today we bring you Blood Beach as it can only be Brought To You By Generation X and GenXGrownUp! Hopefully this series will help you to love these films as […]
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Re-Animator – Brought To You By Generation X

In our 80s Horror Movies documentary series we’re exploring the movies that scared us as kids and turned us into horror film buffs as adults. Today we bring you Re-Animator as it can only be Brought To You By Generation X and GenXGrownUp! Hopefully this series will help you to love these films as much […]

The Haunting of Hill House, Plex Live TV, & Frostpunk

In episode 32 of the GenGrownUp Podcast, Jon is still going on about yet another sequel that’s coming out, Mo finally sees some light with TellTale’s Walking Dead game, and George gives his opinion of the first weeks of the #NOFILTER interactive game. Plus all the tech, gadget, media and toys discussions you’ve come to […]
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Chiller 1986 Horror Arcade Game by Exidy | GenXGrownUp Live

The Chiller video game controversy comes to GenXGrownUp tonight as Jon live streams the game in all its spooky glory. Chiller is an Exidy light gun arcade game released in 1986. An unlicensed port was released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1990, but here we’re looking at the original arcade game. The player takes […]

Backtrack: GenX Future Predictions

When Generation X dreamed about the future, we pictured either a technological paradise with flying cars, helpful robots, no illness and rocket ships or we pictured a wasteland brought on by some human action. Neither came true (luckily in the latter), but we’re still a ways off from where we thought we would be by […]
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