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.
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Basic Fun Tiny TV Classics – Batman Ultra Retro Quick Look

Basic Fun is known for its collectible games and toys, especially the Arcade Classics line. But now they’re just introducing a new line of Basic Fun Tiny TV Classics featuring four different televisions across different decades, and including clips from pop culture film and TV classics. In this video, we take a quick look at […]

The NEW My Arcade Street Fighter 2 Mini Control Defect Support Update

The NEW My Arcade Street Fighter II Micro is here, but shortly after our review we discovered a controller logic defect. We have heard back from My Arcade customer support, and in this video Jon shared the information in that response with you. Join GenXGrownUp for Perks! » #StreetFighter #MyArcade #Arcade #genxgrownup Review » […]


About This Episode With over 208 million subscribers and billions in annual revenue, it can be easy to forget that Netflix started life before the turn of the Millennium as a little DVD rental business. In this episode, we’re going to remember the humble beginnings and evolution of the online media juggernaut that is, Netflix. […]
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Pacman Pocket Player My Arcade Review

The Pac-Man Pocket Player from My Arcade may seem redundant if you already have other tabletop Pacman offerings from MyArcade, but this pint-sized device just may have a few tricks up its sleeve. Join GenXGrownUp for Perks! » #myarcade #pacman #pocketplayer #genxgrownup B U Y (affiliate) S U B S C R I […]
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Articulated Pac-Man Figure from S.H.Figuarts – Quick Look

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the classic character, Pac-Man joins S.H.Figuarts! Multi-jointed for dynamic action posability and incredible play value, we just couldn’t resist picking up this articulated Pac-Man action figure! Join GenXGrownUp for Perks! » #pacman #bandai #shfiguarts #genxgrownup B U Y (affiliate) S U B S C R I B […]

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 » » […]