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: Discontinued Snacks & Candy

There are some snack foods in the world that will be there forever. Hershey's bars, M & M's, SweeTarts, Space Dust..... wait, Space Dust? "What the heck is that," you ask? Not everything survives the forces of the free market and candy is no exception. In this episode we look back at the snacks & candies we remember growing up that have gone the way of the dinosaurs, and some for very good reasons! If you have forgotten favorites that we missed, let us know!

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