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The Incredible Hulk ’78

About This Episode Forty five years ago, one of Marvel comics’ most popular characters was brought to life for the small screen. For five seasons, David Banner wandered the country trying to find “a way to control the raging spirit that dwells within him.” In this episode, we remember the 1978 CBS television series, The […]

GenX Roller Skating Rinks

About This Episode Having been invented in the 16th century, roller skates were certainly nothing new or unique to Generation X. But the advent of the disco-ball, light-show, rock-music-filled indoor social club and skating arena was decidedly of our generation! In this episode, we lace up for a spin around GenX-era Roller Skating Rinks! Patreon […]

Atari 2600’s 45th Anniversary

About This Episode This year marks the 50th anniversary of the origin of Atari and the 45th anniversary of the home console that launched an industry. In this episode, we look back on a half-century of blocky graphics and legendary games as we celebrate the Atari 2600! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » […]

Mini Arcade Commerce (SFGE 2022 Panel)

About This Episode We had the great opportunity this year to host a panel at the Southern Fried Gaming Expo on Mini Arcade Machine Commerce. We love the fact that they are creating varying versions of the arcade cabinets we all loved growing up as GenX’ers, but are they worth it? How good are they? […]

ECW: Extreme Championship Wrestling

About This Episode When the Monday Night wrestling wars were in full swing, a small upstart promotion from Philadelphia hired a visionary promoter and together, they took sports entertainment to the EXTREME! In this Backtrack, we cover the origin, talent, and eventual demise of ECW. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » […]

Gaming in the BBS Era (SFGE 2022 Panel)

About This Episode This year we decided to just go to the Southern-Fried Gaming Expo and have fun. But fun for us includes doing panels and connecting with the great folks who attended this awesome convention. We recorded the panel on BBSes that we hosted and want to share it with all of our Fourth […]