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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Backtrack: After-School TV

So back in a GenXer’s younger days, we knew the value of a good education. The first thing we did when we got home was study and do our homework……. BWA-HA-HA-HA! Sorry, I couldn’t keep a straight face with that one. Are you kidding?! We would do anything but our homework! Part of our distraction was the afternoon TV targeting us as kids. And we were powerless…..

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Soul, Logitech M720, & Ethan Carter

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Christmas TV Episodes

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TV shows have a long tradition of presenting a “special Christmas episode” around the holidays. For this show we re-watch some of our favorite Christmas-themed episodes to help get you in the spirit!
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