As someone who barely manages to squeeze in as a GenXer my memories include more of the 70's than those younger GenXers. Reading and movies are my passions with some video gaming thrown in there for good measure!

Gift Guide for Geeks 2022

About This Episode Picking just the right holiday gift for the GenX nerd in your life can be challenging, but we’re here to help. Each year around this time we release our Geek Gift Guide. Once more this year, we’re going to run down some great gift ideas for the 2022 holidays, regardless of your […]

Spirited, T-Mobile, & Atari 50

About This Episode This week, we hit the theater for a black comedy horror film that might ruin your appetite, try out a simple piece of tech to help you get all those chargeable gadgets under control, and explore the latest release from Atari that’s not a game, but is a game, but also kind […]

Howard Scott Warshaw Talks Atari & Yars 2

About This Episode GenXGrownUp sat down with legendary Atari developer, Howard Scott Warshaw, to discuss his book, Once Upon Atari, his history at Atari, details on the forthcoming Yars’ Revenge Sequel, and how he made the migration from engineer to therapist. See the Video Interview » ONCE UPON ATARI is an intimate view into […]

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

About This Episode In 1982, faith in the Star Trek franchise was waning. The lackluster performance of 1979’s Motion Picture could have marked the end for Kirk, Spock, & company. But just in the nick of time, a second film hit theaters and it was not only good, but so remarkable that it set box […]

Atari Mania, Avenue 5, & iPhone 14 Pro Max

About This Episode We see the return of a sci-fi comedy set on an outer space cruise ship, play an adventure puzzle game that mashes together fifty years of Atari gaming history, and check out what innovations Apple has packed into their most recent smart phone. Patreon » » » » […]

Q*bert 40th Anniversary

About This Episode Four decades ago, a rookie developer working for a pinball company was tasked with creating a new video game in order to break into the booming market. The result was an isometric action puzzler starring a fuzzy orange hero with a filthy mouth. In this backtrack, we celebrate the fortieth anniversary of […]