GenXGrownUp

You have to grow older, but you don't have to grow up...

We're Generation X'ers who spent our childhood immersed in the music, movies, games, and pop culture of the 70s, 80s, & 90s, and all that stuff shaped who we are today as adults. GenXGrownUp looks at yesterday and today through the eyes of Gen X'ers who refuse to grow up.

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This week, we investigate a new series set in the “Silence of the Lambs” universe, build an inexpensive gadget that plays hundreds of Atari classics, and make our 26th and final entry in the Humble Bundle game series!

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Show Notes

Recent Episodes

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Prizes In Food

GenXGrownup
As a kid, what could’ve been better than a new toy and a tasty snack? How about a new toy FOR FREE WITH your tasty snack? In this episode, we remember all those cool toy surprises that were packed into the food we pestered our parents to buy.
Listen to Prizes In Food

Resident Alien, Samsung S21 Ultra, & GoldenEye XBLA

GenXGrownup | E:91
We check out a new series about an alien posing as a small-town doctor, review the hot new flagship smartphone from Samsung, and play a new game where you can turn into a werewolf!
Listen to Resident Alien, Samsung S21 Ultra, & GoldenEye XBLA

Billboard Hits of 1981

GenXGrownup
Forty years ago, pop music was just finding its voice in a post-disco environment. In this episode we remember the top hits of 1981 as determined by the Billboard music charts.
Listen to Billboard Hits of 1981

Mr. Mayor, Unity, & XCOM

GenXGrownup
We catch up with a psychological horror series about a couple in grief who hire a nanny to care for a doll, see if the latest e-reader from Amazon is a worthy addition to your tech collection, and play a puzzle game for your phone that’s sure to reduce your productivity!
Listen to Mr. Mayor, Unity, & XCOM

More about GenXGrownUp

"Founded in 2017, GenXGrownUp is a content creation organization dedicated to celebrating the nostalgia of growing up in the 70s, 80s, and early 90s. Our productions focus on media, games, tech, toys, comics, and pop culture of yesterday and today through the eyes of Generation X'ers who have refused to grow up."

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The Team

Jon Reddick

Owner/Founder
Jon Reddick is a well-credentialed nerd of the 80s, classic game fan, and technology geek and he merged those interests into the creation of GenXGrownUp.

George Sumpter

Marketing Director
George Sumpter is a lifetime lover of all things geek and is always ready with an insightful quip or story to entertain.

Mo Smith

Digital Project Manager
Mo’s first exposure to geek nirvana was Dungeons and Dragons back in the 70’s had the luck to grow up along side video games, role playing games, comics, TV and computers.