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Backtrack: Memorable TV Events

About This Episode One of the defining experiences of growing up a GenX’er was appointment TV. When breaking news hit, you watched it live as the newscasters struggled to get the facts. When important shows came on, you planned your time so you can watch it when it came on, and when major events occurred, […]

Backtrack: Choose Your Own Adventure Books

About This Episode You are walking down a path and you see a dragon blocking your way. If you want to fight the dragon, turn to page 3. If you want to talk to the dragon, turn to page 4. If you want to throw rocks at the dragon…. well, you can’t. Why would anybody […]

Backtrack: Roadside Attractions

About This Episode If you’re looking for the world’s largest ball of twine, Foamhenge, or a house made out of beer cans, then you’re looking for some amazing roadside attractions! In this episode, we talk about some of the more famous ones around the country. Some of these our parents stopped for; some they didn’t! […]

Just Say No

About This Episode In the late ’80s & early ’90s, Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” campaign strove to keep our nation’s youth from illicit drug use. The approach and effectiveness of the program is often debated, but there’s no debate that it was front-and-center if you grew up as a GenX’er in the U.S.. So […]

Backtrack: GenX Future Predictions

When Generation X dreamed about the future, we pictured either a technological paradise with flying cars, helpful robots, no illness and rocket ships or we pictured a wasteland brought on by some human action. Neither came true (luckily in the latter), but we’re still a ways off from where we thought we would be by […]

Collectible Drinking Glasses

About This Episode Do you remember trying to collect a full set of promotional drinking glasses from your favorite fast food joint? So do we! What were your favorites? Still have a couple in the back of your cabinets? We remember collectible drinking glasses in this episode. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » […]