As someone who barely manages to squeeze in as a GenXer my memories include more of the 70's than those younger GenXers. Reading and movies are my passions with some video gaming thrown in there for good measure!

Billboard Hits of 1983

About This Episode Forty years ago, pop music was still finding its voice in the post-disco landscape of the early ’80s. Many of our favorite songs, albums, and artists were vying for supremacy on radio and in our record stores. In this episode, we look back on the top hits of 1983 as determined by […]

Muppets Mayhem, SofaBaton Remote, & Strange Brigade

About This Episode We head back to the theatre for the latest adventures of Drax, Rocket, Starlord, and the gang, check out a unifying gadget to get all your entertainment center electronics under control, and play a modern homebrew remake of a classic arcade title for the Atari 2600! Patreon » » » […]

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

About This Episode In the summer of 1983, the third installment in George Lucas’s blockbuster science fiction series hit theater screens. The Force was stronger than ever as Return of the Jedi brought a thrilling and satisfying conclusion to the original trilogy, and laid the groundwork for what would come decades later. In this episode, […]

Evil Dead Rise, Retro Flip Clock, & Shapez

About This Episode We head to the theater to see what Sam Raimi’s Deadites have gotten up to lately, check out a nostalgic & decorative timepiece that can add some retro flair to your home, and play a new indie game that puts you in charge of building an increasingly complex factory assembly line! Patreon […]

The Six Million Dollar Man

About This Episode It’s been nearly fifty years since “Col. Steve Austin, Astronaut. A man barely alive” got his bionic implants and leapt onto our television screens. That kicked off decades of cybernetically-enhanced adventures that have had a profound impact on all of media and pop culture to this day. In this episode, we’re visiting […]

The Super Mario Bros. Movie, LEGO Galaxy Explorer, & Everspace 2

About This Episode We head to the theatre to see the unlikely adventure of two Brooklyn plumbers addicted to mushrooms, check out some meatball-adjacent shelving solutions to upgrade your home, and play a computer adventure game based on a popular pen-and-paper franchise! Patreon » » » » » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » […]