Jon Reddick is a well-credentialed nerd of the 80s, classic game fan, and technology geek. He merged those interests into the creation of GenXGrownUp: a weekly podcast and YouTube channel which explores and celebrates media, games, tech, toys, comics, and pop culture of yesterday and today through the eyes of Generation X'ers.
We take a look at the new Disney+ series that chronicles NASA’s race to the moon, test-drive a bundle of apps that promise to augment your Windows desktop experience, and check out a new game that puts you in the cockpit for space battles in a galaxy far, far away.Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merchTheme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » beefyness.comiTunes » itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/genxgrownup-podcast/id1268365641Google » play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Iuthetoh4i5abybbnn4em36icwiPocket Casts » pca.st/8iuLStitcher » www.stitcher.com/s?fid=146720&refid=stprTuneIn » tunein.com/radio/GenXGrownUp-Podcast-p1020342/Spotify » spoti.fi/2TB4LR7iHeart » www.iheart.com/podcast…Amazon Music » amzn.to/33IKfEKShow Notes The Right Stuff » youtu.be/Og0htvEVqJQ  The Haunting of Bly Manor » www.netflix.com/title/81237854 Walking Dead: World Beyond » bit.ly/3iTbhPO Kynup Digital Caliper » amzn.to/3o3896U (affiliate) Stardock Object Desktop » www.stardock.com/products/odnt/ Star Wars Squadrons » bit.ly/3j8FkT8 (affiliate) Q.U.B.E Directors Cut » bit.ly/344ioA8 (affiliate)   Borat Subsequent Moviefilm » www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Rsa4U8mqkw Marbula One League » www.youtube.com/channel/UCYJdpnjuSWVOLgGT9fIzL0g The Mandalorian Season 2 » youtu.be/eW7Twd85m2g Email the show » podcast@genxgrownup.com Visit us on YouTube » GenXGrownUp.com/yt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Today, life screeches to a halt when your wi-fi goes down, but just three short decades ago, the internet was a brand new thing that we had no idea we even needed. In this episode we look back at the origins of the internet and how we experienced it in its early days as young Generation X’ers.Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merchTheme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » beefyness.comiTunes » itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/genxgrownup-podcast/id1268365641Google » play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Iuthetoh4i5abybbnn4em36icwiPocket Casts » pca.st/8iuLStitcher » www.stitcher.com/s?fid=146720&refid=stprTuneIn » tunein.com/radio/GenXGrownUp-Podcast-p1020342/Spotify » spoti.fi/2TB4LR7iHeart » www.iheart.com/podcast…Show Notes Brief History of the Internet » www.internetsociety.org/internet/history-internet/brief-history-internet/ From dial-up to 5G: a complete guide to logging on to the internet » qz.com/1705375/a-complete-guide-to-the-evolution-of-the-internet/ Who Invented the Internet? » www.history.com/news/who-invented-the-internet 17 Ancient Abandoned Websites That Still Work » www.mentalfloss.com/article/53792/17-ancient-abandoned-websites-still-work These 12 websites from the 90s show how useless the early internet was » timeline.com/useless-websites-betray-banality-748b8da4c977 List of websites founded before 1995 » en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_websites_founded_before_1995 Email the show » podcast@genxgrownup.com Visit us on YouTube » GenXGrownUp.com/yt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
We check out a new Amazon series about a mysterious comic book that predicts the end of humanity, test drive some open source software to improve your 3D printing experience, and play a game where you take the role of a deadly pathogen trying to wipe out the human race!Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merchTheme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » beefyness.comiTunes » itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/genxgrownup-podcast/id1268365641Google » play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Iuthetoh4i5abybbnn4em36icwiPocket Casts » pca.st/8iuLStitcher » www.stitcher.com/s?fid=146720&refid=stprTuneIn » tunein.com/radio/GenXGrownUp-Podcast-p1020342/Spotify » spoti.fi/2TB4LR7iHeart » www.iheart.com/podcast…Amazon Music » amzn.to/33IKfEKShow Notes Utopia » amzn.to/34rmkcZ Corner Gas » www.cornergas.com/ Get Corner Gas on Amazon » amzn.to/2HZnOUv Creality CR-6 SE » bit.ly/3bD6FKY OctoPrint » octoprint.org/ How to Set Up and Use “Routines” in Google Assistant » bit.ly/34pjxRH Great Deal on Assorted 3D Printing Filament » amzn.to/33An3It Satisfactory » www.satisfactorygame.com/ Plague Inc. Evolved » www.ndemiccreations.com/en/25-plague-inc-evolved neXt » www.fox.com/next/ Star Trek Discovery » www.cbs.com/shows/star-trek-discovery/ The Right Stuff » youtu.be/Og0htvEVqJQ  Retrofied Online Magazine » retrofiedmag.com/ See Jon’s Video about Retrofied » youtu.be/cAP8TjXql-k Email the show » podcast@genxgrownup.com Visit us on YouTube » GenXGrownUp.com/yt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
In the late ’80s & early ’90s, Nancy Reagan’s “Just Say No” campaign strove to keep our nation’s youth from illicit drug use. The approach and effectiveness of the program is often debated, but there’s no debate that it was front-and-center if you grew up as a GenX’er in the U.S.. So in this episode we explore the history, effects, and legacy of “Just Say No.”Patreon » patreon.com/genxgrownupDiscord » GenXGrownUp.com/discordFacebook » fb.me/GenXGrownUpTwitter » GenXGrownUp.com/twitterWebsite » GenXGrownUp.comPodcast » GenXGrownUp.com/podMerchandise » GenXGrownUp.com/merchTheme: “Grown Up” by Beefy » beefyness.comiTunes » itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/genxgrownup-podcast/id1268365641Google » play.google.com/music/listen#/ps/Iuthetoh4i5abybbnn4em36icwiPocket Casts » pca.st/8iuLStitcher » www.stitcher.com/s?fid=146720&refid=stprTuneIn » tunein.com/radio/GenXGrownUp-Podcast-p1020342/Spotify » spoti.fi/2TB4LR7iHeart » www.iheart.com/podcast…Show Notes Just Say No History » www.history.com/topics/1980s/just-say-no  1986 Nancy Reagan Just Say No » youtu.be/lQXgVM30mIY Nancy Reagan’s ‘Just Say No’ effort was pop-culture icon » bit.ly/3mJUUrf This is your brain on drugs PSA » youtu.be/LSFaDeRpSHA Pop-Culture Legacy of Nancy Reagan’s ‘Just Say No’ Campaign » bit.ly/2FMtL6B Email the show » podcast@genxgrownup.com Visit us on YouTube » GenXGrownUp.com/yt Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jun 23rd, 1969
Episode Count
203
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
6 days, 10 hours
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 268274