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.

Bandersnatch, Lemmings Mobile, & Oculus Go

About This Episode Happy New Year! The people at GenXGrownUp are thinking some (unusually) deep thoughts going into the new year. George wonders, “Is watching a movie on an Oculus Go with other people in the room rude?” Mo wonders, “What can I build to justify owning a 3D printer?” And Jon has the deepest […]
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My Arcade Mini-Cabinet Reviews: Pac-Man & Karate Champ

My Arcade Micro is back with two fun new entries in our GenXGrownUp mini arcade nostalgia experience. First up is Pac-Man and then we dive into the rare port, Karate Champ! 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 […]

Backtrack: Bulletin Board Systems

About This Episode There was once a time when it took hours to download a file, when you had to find out from friends and magazines the numbers to the best… well.. let’s call them “sites,” and when your home phone (no mobile back then) was the same line that you used to access remote […]
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Donkey Kong Hallmark Christmas Ornament 2018 Review

Where should you get your Hallmark Christmas Ornaments 2018 Sneak Peek? Well, right here at GenXGrownUp, of course. Today we bring you a legend of 80s gaming, Donkey Kong! Should you shell out your hard earned quarters for this animated ape? Stay tuned #genxgrownup #HallmarkChristmasOrnaments #Hallmark Get Your DK Ornament » amzn.to/2T6euya #genxgrownup Subscribe » […]

Trespasser Indie Comic Gets Optioned

As reported on Deadline, Endeavor Content and Wonder Woman co-writer Jason Fuchs have acquired the rights to Trespasser, the 2017 graphic novel written by Justin M. Ryan and published by Alterna Comics. Fuchs will produce with script written by Gabe Hobson, the in-demand TV scribe who most recently was a staff writer on True Detective for Season 3 (which premieres on HBO on […]

The Rookie, Anki Overdrive, & Just Cause 4

About This Episode This year is almost over and in this, our last podcast of the year, George tells us of a TV series and movie that are worth your time, Jon and Mo discuss Just Cause 4 and how it’s not a bad game, just not a great sequel, and we each give one […]