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: GenX Music Platforms

As a GenX'er I still remember the thrill of buying a new record album, running home and carefully opening the record, putting it on the turntable, then listening to the entire album while looking through the album cover for behind-the-scenes pictures and lyrics. I'm not saying that this is better than CDs or digital downloads but it was a different experience. In this week's podcast we think back on those days and how records and tapes influenced our lives.

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Hobbs & Shaw, Lose It!, & Universe Sandbox

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We’re back again this week to talk about a terrible yet great movie, two very different video games, and some almost irresistible Pop figures. All this and more!
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Backtrack: GenX TV Theme Songs

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We each pick out some of our favorite TV theme songs from growing up in the ’70s and ’80s and talk about what made them so special to us.
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Jerry Buckner Pac-Man Fever Special Edition Interview

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On July 13, 2019, at the southern fried gaming expo in Atlanta, GA, we the wonderful opportunity to sit down with one of our musical idols from the 1980s, Jerry Buckner of Buckner & Garcia — the artists who brought us Pac-Man Fever!
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Backtrack: The Space Race

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This week we talk about how the space race between the Soviet Union and the United States affected us growing up Generation X.
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