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: Fraggle Rock

When I first watched Fraggle Rock, I never thought of it as a show depicting four species that are dependant on one another for their survival. I just thought that the Fraggles liked to have fun, Doozers like to work and the Gorgs were…. well Gorgs! Like all great shows, Fraggle Rock worked on different levels. Come join us as we revisit the Fraggles, Doozers, Gorgs and Silly Creatures in this Backtrack episode!

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Backtrack: Computer Graphics

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