Jon

Jon Reddick is a well-credentialed nerd of the 80s, classic game fan, and technology geek. He merged those interests into the creation of GenXGrownUp: a weekly podcast and YouTube channel which explores and celebrates media, games, tech, toys, comics, and pop culture of yesterday and today through the eyes of Generation X'ers.

The Social Dilemma, NASA Online, & DKC: Tropical Freeze

About This Episode In this episode we click on a new documentary that explores the impact of social networking, discover a wealth of unexpected resources available for free on a government website, and check out a modern game featuring everyone’s favorite ape: Donkey Kong! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast […]

GenX Action Heroes

About This Episode This week we go back to that local theater from our childhoods to remember and celebrate some of the greatest action heroes of the GenX era. Whether your favorite was a martial arts master, an armed-to-the-teeth warrior, or a wise-cracking every-man — we pick our favorites! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » […]
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Basic Fun Arcade Classics Frogger #06 Review

The Basic Fun Arcade Classics line machines are always fun and today we’ve been asked to review a favorite: Arcade Classics Frogger. The Basic Fun Arcade Classics list is ever-expanding and any time a viewer asks us to review a unit we are happy to oblige. So enjoy as GenXGrownUp Jon takes you through Frogger. […]

Tenet, CR-6 SE 3D Printer, & Ape Out

About This Episode In this installment we try to wrap our brains around Christopher Nolan’s latest mind-bending feature film, share our initial experiences with a crowdfunded 3D printer, and dribble, pass, and shoot our way through the first triple-A title in our alphabet soup game series! Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite […]
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Top Bartending Skills – FROM A VIDEO GAME?!

Can you get top bartending skills from a video game? If you ever played Tapper from Bally Midway as a child of the 80s, then like us, you were dying to quench your video game thirst. Tapper’s top bartending skills were limited, but if you wanted Budweiser or Root Beer, you were all set. Tapper […]