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

Black Widow, Duskers, & Baba Is You

About This Episode George takes the lead in the GenXGrownUp desktop PC arms race, we review a new film where Nicolas Cage fights to get back his stolen truffle pig, and play a game where you pilot drones into derelict spaceships to research how the universe became one giant graveyard. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook […]

Top 10 GenX Schwarzenegger Films

About This Episode In the late ’70s, a young Austrian bodybuilder tried his hand at acting and soon became one of the biggest box office action superstars of the GenX era. He went on to star in many of the most notable films and franchises of our youth. In this episode, we will be running […]

The Tomorrow War, Tozo Ear Buds, & Cloudpunk

About This Episode We travel to the future with Chris Pratt to save the human race, check out some of the tech we scored in this year’s Amazon Prime sale, and play a game where you are a delivery driver in a futuristic cyberpunk metropolis. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » […]

Donkey Kong 40th Anniversary

About This Episode Forty years ago we first dropped a quarter into a pale blue arcade cabinet for a few minutes of gaming fun. Controlling a little plumber in an attempt to rescue a girl from a giant gorilla, we knew it was something special, but couldn’t have imagined just how special. In this episode […]

Windows 11, Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, & Stela

About This Episode We review the raunchy action/comedy film starring Sam Jackson, Ryan Reynolds, & Selma Hayak, discuss what’s coming next for the world’s most popular desktop operating system, and return to Bright Falls for a re-play of Remedy’s psychological action thriller, Alan Wake! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast […]

The Blues Brothers

About This Episode Four decades ago, Jake Blues was released from Joliet prison and he and his brother, Elwood, embarked on a mission from god. Their adventure became one of the most successful and beloved GenX-era musical comedies, so in this episode, we’re looking back at The Blues Brothers. Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord […]

Loki, PowKiddy RGB10 Max, & Retro Bowl

About This Episode This week we take a look at the new Disney+ series centering around the God of Mischief, test drive a new handheld retro-games emulation platform, and play a mobile app brimming with nostalgic, pixelated football gaming goodness! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merchTheme: […]

Ice Cream Truck Experience

About This Episode As a kid playing outside with our friends, when we heard that tinny, out-of-tune rendition of “twinkle twinkle little star”, we knew we were in for a treat. It meant the Ice Cream Truck was not far away! In this episode, we remember that shared Ice Cream Truck experience from growing up […]

InfinityCon Tallahassee 2021 Special Edition Podcast

About This Episode InfinityCon Tallahassee 2021 (June 5-6) marks the return of the GenXGrownUp crew to the convention circuit. Join George, Mo, & Jon at the end of day one for a hangout live stream and hear all about it! See the video version of this special! » youtu.be/nglw5Q1rmgE Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » […]

Spiral, Broken Age, & Lockpicking Kits

About This Episode We decide how the latest entry in the Saw franchise measures up to its predecessors, check out some super-cheap accessories for your home automation needs, and play a real-time strategy game set in an alternate reality of the 1920s! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise […]

CompUSA

About This Episode During the explosive growth of home electronics but before the rise of online shopping, brick-and-mortar stores were a mecca for GenX electronics nerds. In this episode, we look back at the origin, history, and ultimate demise of computer super-retailer, CompUSA! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownup Discord » GenXGrownUp.com/discord Facebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUp Twitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitter […]

Wrath of Man, NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro, & Pikuniku

About This Episode We see how Netflix’s take on the troubled superhero genre compares to the competition, upgrade our network with some cutting-edge tech from NETGEAR, and play a charming adventure platformer where you must save a village from an evil corporation! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise […]
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