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Backtrack: Movie Musicals of GenX

About This Episode When we started talking about Movie Musicals of the Generation X era, I don’t think any of us thought we would get into a debate over what makes a movie a musical. I mean, it’s obvious right? Well, since I (Mo) write the show notes I’m gonna say that George is wrong […]

Old-School… School!

About This Episode It may be 2020, so it may be a little weird, but it is back-to-school time once again. In this installment we look back on our GenX grade-school experience and just how much the education landscape has changed! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » […]

Groundhog Day

About This Episode In 1993, weatherman Phil Conners was sent on assignment to a small town in Pennsylvania. It was the fourth consecutive year that he and his crew were to report on whether or not a local celebrity would see his shadow. That’s right, in this Backtrack, we are remembering the classic Bill Murray […]

Godzilla!

About This Episode As a GenX kid, one of the best ways to spend a rainy Saturday afternoon was to tune your local UHF station for a monster movie marathon. And Godzilla was the reigning king of the movie monsters. In this episode, you’ll learn everything you ever wanted to know, and more, about everyone’s […]

Backtrack: HBO

About This Episode When cable TV first came out, most people got it for the clear reception but not necessarily for any additional content. That changed when HBO hit the market. Being able to watch full movies without commercials revolutionized TV and showed what cable could be. It was like coming out of the dark […]

GenX Handheld Electronic Games

About This Episode When Atari’s Pong released in 1972, it ignited our fascination with electronic games. It wasn’t long before companies were cranking out miniature electronic games that you could hold in the palm of your hand, In this episode, we’re remembering those vintage GenX-era handheld & tabletop video games that held us over until […]