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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As Seen On TV

If you grew up in front of the TV in the ’70s & ’80s, more than once you were invited to buy a Clapper, a Chia Pet, or a set of Ginsu steak knives. If I told you we were doing an episode all about the “As Seen On TV” phenomenon, how much would you pay? Wait, don’t answer yet!

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Star Trek Debates

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In this episode we’re revisiting some of the most divisive debates in all of Star Trek fandom: What’s the best TNG episode?
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Fear City, Q*bert Games, & Superhot: MCD

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This week we check out a variety of themed puzzles & toys from 1983, play the latest entry in the mind-bending game series where time only moves when you do, and Netflix offers up a mafia-focused documentary series that we can’t refuse.
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One-Hit Wonders of the ’70s

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We run down our top 10 favorite one-hit wonders from the 1970s – memorable tracks from artists that were never quite able to duplicate the success of that one great song!
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Hamilton, Jydge, & Death of a Vlogger

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This week we take in the hit Broadway musical that’s making a splash on Disney+, play a puzzle game that combines espionage with comic book panels, and celebrate some newly-acquired fast food memorabilia inspired by a recent Backtrack episode.
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