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: Choose Your Own Adventure Books

You are walking down a path and you see a dragon blocking your way. If you want to fight the dragon, turn to page 3. If you want to talk to the dragon, turn to page 4. If you want to throw rocks at the dragon…. well, you can’t. Why would anybody want to throw rocks at a dragon?

Anyway, Choose Your Own Adventure books gave us an opportunity to feel in control at an age where we didn’t have a lot of control in our day-to-day lives. Come join us as we reminisce about those wonderful adventures we had reading these gems.

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Godzilla vs. Kong, Mpow X6 Earbuds, & Peek a Phone

GenXGrownup
We take to the skies with Amazon Prime’s new animated superhero series, find out if you can get a pair of quality wireless earbuds for under $50, and play a mobile puzzle game that’ll make you feel like a hacker detective!
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Answering Machines

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Before the rise of smartphones, voicemail, and texting, the way we avoided missing important calls was with a tape recorder plugged into the wall.
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Justice League: Snyder Cut, Amazon Mesh Wi-Fi 6, & I Love Hue 2

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We talk about how the COVID vaccine affected a small, animated mountain town, review some new tech from Amazon to supercharge your home wi-fi, and absorb your free time with an addicting little color-matching mobile game!
Listen to Justice League: Snyder Cut, Amazon Mesh Wi-Fi 6, & I Love Hue 2

Godzilla!

GenXGrownup
As a GenX kid, one of the best ways to spend a rainy Saturday afternoon was to tune your local UHF station for a monster movie marathon.
Listen to Godzilla!