Mo

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!

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 […]

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 […]