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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 » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise […]

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 » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merchTheme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » beefyness.com iTunes » […]

As Seen On TV

About This Episode If you grew up in front of the TV in the ’70s & ’80s, more than once you were invited to buy a Clapper, a Chia Pet, or a set of Ginsu steak knives. If I told you we were doing an episode all about the “As Seen On TV” phenomenon, how […]

Backtrack: 40th Anniversary GenX Sci-Fi Films

About This Episode A time-traveling aircraft carrier, an intergalactic football player, escaped Kryptonian convicts, and a wise old muppet with telekinetic powers: what do these all have in common? They’re iconic Generation X science fiction films which are celebrating their fortieth anniversary this year, of course! We run them down and celebrate their legacy in […]

Backtrack: Ads in Old Comic Books

About This Episode How would you like to see through walls? How about becoming the big man on the beach in only a few weeks? Still no? Well how about growing your very own sea colony? All of these sounded pretty cool and reasonable to a young comic book reader and they promised a lot. […]

Backtrack: Battle of the Network Stars

About This Episode Back in the ’70s and ’80s, when you only had original programming on three channels (PBS didn’t count), there was a dark thing called “reruns.” This was when all the new shows were just repeated week after week while we waited for the new season to arrive. But there was a bright light […]