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The Dusk County Chronicles Review

The Dusk County Chronicles Metal Ninja Studios Written by: Joel Rodriguez Pencils by: Roman Gubsky Inks by: Roman Gubsky Colors by: Roman Gubsky Letters by: Joel Rodriguez   We all have stories that we remember fondly from childhood. Whether they were told via film, TV, books or comics, they’d transport us somewhere else for a […]
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Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) Video Review

Ralph Breaks the Internet is the long-anticipated sequel to Wreck-It Ralph which releases on November 21, 2018. GenXGrownUp was invited to an early screening in Hollywood in advance of the release and today bring you a full video review! Starring John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Gal Godot, Taraji P. Henson, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Alan […]

Backtrack: Retired Advertising Icons

About This Episode Back in the 70s & 80s, nothing sold a product better than a great mascot or spokesperson. Everyone knew Mr. Wipple, Chalie the Tuna, and the Maytag repairman, and they became almost synonymous with the products they represented. We thought that they’d be around forever but times change and many of our […]

Backtrack: GenXGrownUp’s Top Ten Weird Al Parodies

About This Episode They say you haven’t really made it in the music industry until Weird Al Yankovic makes a parody of one of your songs. Well, if you ask folks like Madonna, Lady Gaga, Coolio, Micheal Jackson, and Nirvana (well you can’t really ask the last two but you know what I mean) then […]

Backtrack: Pizza Arcades

About This Episode Video arcades did not suddenly spring up overnight. They started small, with a machine or two scattered here and there in pizza parlors, convenience stores, and gas stations. They grew into the full arcades and ultimately moved on to create places like Chuck E.Cheese’s and ShowBiz Pizza. In this episode, we talk […]

Galaga 40th Anniversary

About This Episode Four decades ago, the video game, Galaga, first appeared in arcades. Its combination of action, strategy, and iconic design have resulted in it regularly being praised as one of the greatest video games of all time. So in this episode, we’re celebrating the fortieth anniversary of the greatest space shooter to ever […]