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 TV Theme Songs

“Here’s the story, of a lovely lady….” If you can finish the rest of that song then you want to listen to this week’s Backtrack. That’s because it’s all about TV theme songs! We each pick out some of our favorites from growing up in the ’70s and ’80s and talk about what made them so special to us.

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We check out a new series about an alien posing as a small-town doctor, review the hot new flagship smartphone from Samsung, and play a new game where you can turn into a werewolf!
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