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: Going to the Movies

The movie-going experience growing up GenX couldn’t be more different than the experience today. Waiting on long lines for hours, racing to get the good seats, only being able to get a soda, popcorn, and candy, and mostly relying on word of mouth and a few reviews to help you select what to see were the norm. In this Backtrack, we have a ton of fun talking about that experience, how the movies themselves have changed, and how they compare to today!


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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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Southern-Fried Gaming Expo 2019, Stranger Things 3, & Honeywell T60

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This week we recorded our show live at the Southern-Fried Gaming Expo! Don’t worry, we still cover all of our usual topics plus a few special items!
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