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’80s Detective TV Shows

About This Episode A cornerstone of the GenX latchkey kid experience was the world’s best babysitter: the television. In this episode we’re running down some of our favorite 1980s detective tv shows that we enjoyed growing up! Patreon » » » » » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » » » “Grown […]

’90s Monday Night Wrestling Wars

About This Episode In the mid-’90s, the two powerhouse wrestling franchises, WWF & WCW, were in a heated battle for viewership. As wrestling popularity was skyrocketing, both used cut-throat tactics on- and off-screen to steal one another’s audiences. In this Backtrack, we’re jumping off the top-rope with an atomic elbow of knowledge all about the […]

40th Anniversary GenX Comedies

About This Episode This episode we celebrate four iconic Generation X comedies which are, this year, celebrating their fortieth anniversary! They include a workplace kidnapping, an in-flight airline emergency, a wrongful arrest for bank robbery, and the unsafe usage of dangerous explosives! Patreon » » » » » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » […]

Ancient Online Gaming

About This Episode Playing games together across the internet is more popular than ever these days, but in this episode we look back on online multiplayer gaming before the internet even existed. Patreon » » » » » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » » “Grown Up” by Beefy » iTunes » […]

Answering Machines

About This Episode Before the rise of smartphones, voicemail, and texting, the way we avoided missing important calls was with a tape recorder plugged into the wall. Now nearly extinct, the answering machine used to be standard equipment in most every home. In this episode, we remember this abandoned tech and the role it played […]

APRIL FOOLS’ 2022: Hash, Toothbrush, & Tic-Tac-Toe

About This Episode At GenXGrownUp, we strive to always give our listeners quality topics and content. But what would happen if we didn’t? Well, something like this podcast episode, we suppose! Happy April Fools’ to all our 4th listeners! Patreon » » » » » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » » » […]