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: Memorable TV Events

One of the defining experiences of growing up a GenX’er was appointment TV. When breaking news hit, you watched it live as the newscasters struggled to get the facts. When important shows came on, you planned your time so you can watch it when it came on, and when major events occurred, you were glued to the set because you didn’t want to miss anything. Unfortunately, a lot of the important things we remember most are not the happiest memories but they will remain with us for the rest of our lives.

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Films of John Carpenter

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If you’re a fan of horror, action, or science fiction films from the ’70s & ’80s, then you’re a fan of John Carpenter.
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History of Swear Words, Atari VCS, & Waking Mars

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n this episode, we learn the history of some of our favorite profanities, take a trip to the red planet for some action-adventure platforming, and unpack a long-delayed piece of gaming gear that has finally arrived.
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Soul, Logitech M720, & Ethan Carter

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This week we take a trip to the other side in Pixar’s latest animated adventure, take multitasking to the next level with some new gear from Logitech, and play a game where you’re a paranormal investigator unraveling the creepy secrets of a ’70s mining village.
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Christmas TV Episodes

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TV shows have a long tradition of presenting a “special Christmas episode” around the holidays. For this show we re-watch some of our favorite Christmas-themed episodes to help get you in the spirit!
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