GenXGrownUp Podcast

 

The GenXGrownUp Podcast is the audio companion to, and extension of, our YouTube channel and other media. Subscribe with your favorite podcasting app, or click straight through and listen to some of our recent episodes.

A new episode releases every other Thursday, and then a “Backtrack” episode is released on the alternating Thursdays — so there’s a new show to enjoy every week!

All Episodes

Godzilla vs. Kong, Mpow X6 Earbuds, & Peek a Phone

About This Episode We take to the skies with Amazon Prime’s new animated superhero series, find out if you can get a pair of quality wireless earbuds for under $50, and play a mobile puzzle game that’ll make you feel like a hacker detective! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast […]

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 […]

Justice League: Snyder Cut, Amazon Mesh Wi-Fi 6, & I Love Hue Too

About This Episode We talk about how the COVID vaccine affected a small, animated mountain town, review some new tech from Amazon to supercharge your home wi-fi, and absorb your free time with an addicting little color-matching mobile game! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merchTheme: “Grown […]

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 […]

Debris, Tiny Frogger, & Taxi Chaos

About This Episode We watch a new series about agents investigating the scattered wreckage of an alien spacecraft, crack open a newly-found vintage role-playing handbook, and play a new action-driving game that promises to be the spiritual successor to Crazy Taxi! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » […]

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 […]

Clarice, Atari Pi, & Pac-Man Monopoly

About This Episode This week, we investigate a new series set in the “Silence of the Lambs” universe, build an inexpensive gadget that plays hundreds of Atari classics, and make our 26th and final entry in the Humble Bundle game series! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » […]

Prizes In Food

About This Episode As a kid, what could’ve been better than a new toy and a tasty snack? How about a new toy FOR FREE WITH your tasty snack? In this episode, we remember all those cool toy surprises that were packed into the food we pestered our parents to buy. Hear more of our […]

Resident Alien, Samsung S21 Ultra, & GoldenEye XBLA

About This Episode We check out a new series about an alien posing as a small-town doctor, review the hot new flagship smartphone from Samsung, and play a new game where you can turn into a werewolf! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merchTheme: “Grown Up” by […]

Billboard Hits of 1981

About This Episode Forty years ago, pop music was just finding its voice in a post-disco environment. In this episode we remember the top hits of 1981 as determined by the Billboard music charts. 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 […]

Mr. Mayor, Unity, & XCOM

About This Episode We catch up with a psychological horror series about a couple in grief who hire a nanny to care for a doll, see if the latest e-reader from Amazon is a worthy addition to your tech collection, and play a puzzle game for your phone that’s sure to reduce your productivity! Patreon […]

Films of John Carpenter

About This Episode If you’re a fan of horror, action, or science fiction films from the ’70s & ’80s, then you’re a fan of John Carpenter. This American director, producer, actor, screenwriter, and composer celebrated his 73rd birthday this past week, so in this episode, we celebrate some of our favorite Carpenter films and discuss […]
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