The Grit City Podcast

The Grit City Podcast

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The Premier Pacific Northwest Community, Entertainment, and Nightlife Podcast. Casual talk and events hosted from Tacoma, Washington!


Drinking Whiskey with Joseph Malik
Dec 2 • 77 min
Science-fiction author Joseph Malik returns to the podcast for another great conversation and whiskey tasting. He previously joined the guys on episodes 2 and 38. He is the author of two books, Dragon’s Trail and New Magic and is currently working on the…
Brian Terbush from WSEMD
Nov 25 • 46 min
This week Brian Terbush from Washington State Emergency Management Division joins the guys to talk about what WSEMD is and how Washington residents can prepare themselves for an emergency. WSEMD’s vision is for a disaster ready and resilient Washington…
Edgar Valentine
Nov 18 • 47 min
Tacoma homegrown glassblower, Edgar Valentine, sits down with the GCP guys on this episode. Edgar has been working with glass since the age of 12 and has always loved creating with his hands. He attended high school at the Tacoma School of Arts where he…
Harts Services
Nov 11 • 53 min
On this episode, Tim, Richard and Dan from Harts Services join the podcast. Harts Services is a Tacoma Plumbing company that formed in 2013. The companies aim is to provide professional, top quality, value-added solutions that customers can rely on at…
Jean-Pierre Garcia with Real Art Tacoma
Nov 4 • 58 min
Jean-Pierre Garcia joins the guys to talk about Real Art. Real Art Tacoma is a 501(c)3 nonprofit that provides an all ages event space and music venue. Completely volunteer ran, their aim is to create a space for young people to exist, to express…
Brian Halquist - Battle at The Boat 124
Oct 28 • 30 min
Brian Halquist and boxer Andre Keys, join the guys to talk boxing in Tacoma and the upcoming Battle at the Boat happening on November 9th at Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma. Brian Halquist Productions is the Northwest premiere fight promotion company,…
Ethan HD
Oct 21 • 70 min
Ethan HD rejoins GCP for a second time to catch up on what has been going on since he joined them on one of the GCP Classic Episodes. Ethan HD is a pro wrestler, international pro wrestling coach, stand-up comedian, former rapper and entrepreneur. He…
Jaimie Cordero from Espionage Cosmetics
Oct 14 • 58 min
This time the guys sit down with CEO Jaimie Cordero from Espionage Cosmetics. Espionage Cosmetics sells nerd based nail wraps, makeup, accessories, and tools. You can find more information on the products by visiting them online at:…
Steve’s Drunk History - Education
Oct 7 • 83 min
This time the guys have another great conversation with one of our favorites, Steve Dunkleberger. For those first tuning into an episode with him, Steve has been a working journalist for more than 20 years at various publications around the Puget Sound.…
Scanners with Rusty and Ken
Sep 30 • 69 min
Rusty and Ken join the guys to chat movies and such. Ken Carlson is a PNW writer, director, and producer that likes “telling stories and hopes to one day create some that won’t bore you to death”. He has written and directed Dead Drift, Penny Palabras,…
Tacoma Film Festival 2019
Sep 23 • 46 min
David and Tanya from the Tacoma Film Festival join the guys to talk about the upcoming event happening on October 3rd – 10th. Established in 2006, the film festival presents a lively week of films, workshops, events, and discussions. Tacoma Film Festival…
Urban Business Support
Sep 16 • 47 min
Oliver Scott from Urban Business Support joins the guys for this episode. He is the executive director of the organization, which is a 501(c)3 non-profit that gives businesses in gentrifying communities the resources to adapt, survive, and grow in the…
Tacoma Sirens
Sep 9 • 58 min
Melody, Kelsey, and Monica from The Tacoma Sirens join the guys to talk about women’s rugby group. Founded in 2010, they are a thriving team of bold, fun, and athletic women. Tacoma Sirens are part of the Pacific Northwest Rugby Football Union (PNRFU), a…
Tacoma Hounds (Tacoma Gaelic Athletic Co-Op)
Sep 2 • 67 min
This time the guys sit down with Sean, Kevin, Alex, and John from the local Hurling, Gaelic football, and Camogie club, The Tacoma Hounds, which are supported by Tacoma Gaelic Athletic Co-op, TGAC. TGAC is a 501c3 (Pending) organization dedicated to…
Food Is Free Tacoma
Aug 26 • 39 min
On this episode of the GCP, the guys talk with David Thompson from the Tacoma chapter of the Food is Free Project. The Food is Free Project is a worldwide movement of people sharing food freely. The organization strives for food-sharing that advocates for…
After Hours with Billy
Aug 19 • 63 min
Billy White joins the guys for an update on what’s been going on at Mary Mart in Tacoma. Mary Mart is a retail marijuana dispensary located nearby in the south Tacoma neighborhood. They’re family-owned and operated and take pride in serving their local…
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium’s Suzanne Akerman
Aug 12 • 57 min
Local biologist, Suzanne Akerman, joins the podcast for another great conversation. Suzanne spends her days sharing her passion for animals with visitors at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium for the Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater. When she is not performing in…
Deane Benninghoven - Hypnotist
Aug 5 • 68 min
This time the guys talk to Deane Benninghoven, certified hypnotist and artist located in Tacoma. Deane uses hypnotherapy to help adults and children overcome limiting and negative behaviors and chronic pain. He’s trained to help clients with weight loss,…
Jeremey Tate
Jul 29 • 60 min
This time the group talks with Jeremey Tate, host of the Grown Men Watch This S* * *? podcast. He also manages the hilarious @jaimsVanDerBeek Twitter account. This week they are also joined by guest host, Michelle! 2:06 – Justin gives users information on…
Best Of - Unleashed at Stadium Bowl.
Jul 15 • 46 min
This episode is a Best Of when the guys talked to Brian Nelson, the mastermind behind Unleashed at Stadium Bowl in 2016. This year Unleashed at Stadium Bowl 2019 is happening on August 4th at 9 am. At the event, participants run the stairs in a…
Boot To Boot - The Ride!
Jul 7 • 50 min
This episode the guys are recording during their Boot to Boot event that happened June 29th, 2019. 1:50 - Justin kicks off the inaugural of the Boot to Boot event at their starting point, The Flying Boots and Wings of Tacoma, he shares where the bar is…
Jet City Comic Show
Jul 1 • 51 min
This time the guys talk to James Taylor, a Co-Promoter of the Jet City Comic Show that was founded in 2009. The goal of the con is to provide an affordable experience for fans and families in addition to promoting the comic book industry and expanding the…
GCP Hangout - Flat Earth Follow Up, B2B
Jun 24 • 38 min
On this episode the guys sit down after their recording of the Flat Earth episode to give their review and also talk about their upcoming event Boot To Boot happening on June 29th. 1:40 – Justin shares where listeners can find them online, Brogan…
Steve’s Drunk History - JBLM
Jun 17 • 65 min
Steve Dunkelberger returns on this episode to talk PNW military history. Steve has been a working journalist for more than 20 years at various publications around the Puget Sound. In addition to being a journalist, he is also a judge for the Society of…
Flat Earth with Mark Sargent
Jun 10 • 100 min
This time the guys talk with Mark Sargent on the Flat Earth theory. Mark is a PNW local growing up on South Whidbey Island, Washington. He has been researching Flat Earth since 2014. What was at that time to him the strangest conspiracy ever, after…
Boot 2 Boot
Jun 3 • 51 min
Today the guys hang at Justin’s bar to talk about what’s coming up on the podcast and promoting their upcoming event on June 29th, The Boot to Boot! Promised to be a fun filled adventure, partygoers will be starting their quest at Flying Boots & Wings on…
Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization
May 27 • 77 min
On this episode, Nathan Bronis and Kirk Brandenburg, members of The Bigfoot Field Research Organization, join the guys to talk about their investigations into reports of Bigfoot sightings and also expeditions they host in Washington and New Mexico. BFRO,…
Walk, Don’t Run: The Story of The Ventures
May 20 • 67 min
This week we talk to Isaac Olsen and Justin Peterson about thier new project: Walk, Don't Run: The Story of The Ventures. A documentary about the surf-rock band and rock and roll hall of famers, The Ventures. Justin started fliming the project almost 10…
Gutty and Tha Wurm
May 13 • 53 min
This time the guys talk with local Tacoma artists Gutty and Tha Wurm about their newest project. Each have played in multiple bands in the area over the years including bands like Stay Grounded. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram for updates on their…
Once Upon a Superhero
May 6 • 38 min
This time the GCP team talks with Scott Weil, producer of the movie Once Upon a SUPERHERO. The movie is about a homeless wanderer, named Solar Flare, who proclaims to be a real superhero from the Sun who has been exiled to live on Earth without his…
Chasing Ghosts. On Scooters. In Bars.
Apr 29 • 53 min
This time the guys sit down with the two Marks from the podcast Chasing Ghosts. On Scooters. In Bars. With hopes of Amazon Studios picking them up soon, their goal is to ride scooters and go to haunted bars 40 hours a week. Follow them on their social…
Punk Rock Gumby
Apr 21 • 44 min
On this episode the guys sit down with artist, photographer, and cosplayer Punk Rock Gumby and his sidekick Punk Rock Pokey. You can follow Punk Rock Gumby and his adventures on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/punkrock_gumby/. 2:31 – Justin gives…
Streetball Supe
Apr 15 • 39 min
This time the guys are joined by local Seattle rapper Streetball Supe. Streetball Supe is an independent artist from Seattle's Central District. His latest album, The Streetball EP, was released February 13th and can be heard on any of your favorite music…
Citizen Corps Council of Pierce County
Apr 8 • 51 min
On this episode the teams sits down with Marvin, Melinda, and Stephanie from Citizen Corps Council of Pierce County (CCC-PC). CCC-PC is a recognized 501c3 organization and is one of nearly 2,500 councils across the United States that were created after…
Ejay O’Donnell
Apr 1 • 65 min
This time the GCP guys talk to Tacoma resident, Ejay O'Donnell. Ejay is VP of Diecutstickers.com in Tukwila, he founded the peer-to-peer mentorship group ‘Opportunity Has No Offseason’, started the Tacoma Run Club, and is the creator of the @Tacoma_WA…
Drunk History with Steve!
Mar 25 • 76 min
On this episode, Steve Dunkelberger rejoins the guys to talk Drunk History. Steve Dunkleberg has been a working journalist for more than 20 years at various publications around the Puget Sound. In addition to being a journalist, he is also a judge for the…
Nourish Pierce County
Mar 18 • 43 min
This time the GCP guys talk with Travis Weller from Nourish Pierce County. Nourish Pierce County is a local non-profit whose mission is to provide nutritious food and support services to people in need with compassion, dignity and respect. Established in…
New Track City
Mar 11 • 54 min
Bem, Drui, and Chi Stone from the band New Track City joins the guys on this GCP episode. New Track City is a hip hop band based out of Federal Way. They bring music rich in jazz, soul and alternative style sound with influences that range from Jay-Z,…
GCP Hangout
Mar 4 • 49 min
On this episode Justin, Jeff, and Scott are hanging at the Union Club talking about what is going on with GCP and the haps in the community. They cover Snowmageddon, Emerald City Comic Con, and ideas for upcoming shows. For listeners that know of people…
Grit City Magazine
Feb 25 • 61 min
On this episode the GCP guys talk to Sara Kay and Sierra Hartman from Grit City Magazine, a local Tacoma Magazine founded in 2017. The magazine explores the places that define Tacoma, pays homage to the history that built it, and celebrates the people who…
GCP Bonus: Archway Consulting Group
Feb 20 • 16 min
On this GCP bonus episode, the guys talk with Christina Blocker, Keith Blocker and Dr. Cindy Caldwell from Archway Consulting Group, a full service strategy consulting firm rooted in principles of equity and inclusion. The team is highly recognized for…
The Studio - Amani Taylor - Part 2
Feb 18 • 53 min
This episode is the second of the two part chat the guys have when they hang out with their friend and comedian Amani Taylor. Amani hosts weekly comedy shows at The Local 907, Trencher’s, and The Hanger 205. People can find him on Facebook and at his…
The Studio - Amani Taylor
Feb 11 • 52 min
This episode is the first of a two part chat the guys have when they hang out with their friend and comedian Amani Taylor. Amani hosts weekly comedy shows at The Local 907, Trencher’s, and The Hanger 205. People can find him on Facebook and at his website…
Tacoma CERT - Part 2
Feb 4 • 46 min
This episode is Part Two of the conversation with Josh from the Tacoma Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). As mentioned in Part One, the CERT Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them…
Tacoma Community Emergency Response Team
Jan 28 • 43 min
This time the GCP guys sit down with Josh from the Tacoma Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The CERT Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such…
Edibles with Billy
Jan 21 • 48 min
This time the guys are joined by a friend of the podcast Billy. Billy is the manager of Mary Mart, he takes care of the day to day operations and has been with the company for four years. Mary Mart is the largest square footage dispensary in the state of…
The Tacoma Sun
Jan 14 • 71 min
On this episode the guys are joined by Josh Jorgensen and Erik Bjornson who are restarting The Tacoma Sun. The Tacoma Sun is a digital news source that is “Working to make Tacoma a more vibrant, healthy and inclusive city using best urban practices.” 1:35…
NYE 2018
Jan 7 • 69 min
Happy New Year!!!! For their first episode of 2019, the guys get together to reflect on 2018 and what they have coming up this year! 1:46 – The guys reflect on 2018, their new Patreon account, the tiers they offer, and what they provide for each tier.…
Finley Mimbles
Dec 31, 2018 • 43 min
This time Justin, Jeff, and Scott talk to Amber and Nathan from the production company Finley Mimbles. Finley Mimbles mission is to make films that make you laugh. They were the winners of the Gig Harbor Film Festival 72 Hour Contest in 2012, winners of…
The Studio - Castle Security
Dec 24, 2018 • 70 min
This time the GCP hosts talk with Jason from Castle Security & Protection. Castle Security Protection is a security firm that provides services to business owners, executives, and VIPs in the greater Seattle area. Castle Security’s goal is to ensure that…
FabLab and Zeva
Dec 17, 2018 • 45 min
On this episode the guys talk with Steve Tibbitts from FabLab located in Tacoma. FabLab is a makerspace technology workshop that offers premier membership-driven prototyping. Their monthly rate includes access to their prototyping, electronics,…
Alchemy Skateboarding
Dec 10, 2018 • 49 min
On this episode, the guys talk to Taylor and Terrance from the non-profit Alchemy Skateboarding, Tacoma’s best kept secret. From their website, Alchemy Skateboarding “believes that skateboarding naturally promotes and teaches: confidence, creativity,…
Steve Dunkelberger - The Maury Island Incident
Dec 3, 2018 • 37 min
On this episode Steve Dunkelberger rejoins the guys for another history lesson. Steve Dunkleberg has been a working journalist for more than 20 years at various publications around the Pugent Sound. In addition to being a journalist, he is also a judge…
Radio Tacoma
Nov 26, 2018 • 43 min
This time the guys talk with Louisa Beal and Pam Beal from Radio Tacoma. Radio Tacoma is a low-power FM public access radio station developed to serve Tacoma, Washington, to provide the community with the opportunity for participatory democracy and to…
Best Of - Jeff Black
Nov 19, 2018 • 49 min
This time the guys do a GCFU with Derek Graziano, host of Sometimes Geek podcast, a show that covers all of the major news from the gaming industry in a short and easy to listen format. Derek also co-hosts the newish podcast, Rolling Misadventures, a…
The Studio - Jeff, Justin, and Scott
Nov 12, 2018 • 36 min
On this episode, Justin, Jeff, and Scott kick it at Justin’s home studio to talk Tacoma Hops, The Union Club, PNW earthquakes, and ideas for future shows! 2:28 – The guys kick off the show with giving props to GCP fans that became customers of Tacoma Hops…
Filmmaker - Matt Esteron
Nov 5, 2018 • 52 min
This time the guys sit down with Matt Esteron, film producer and co-creator of Mozaic Studios. Matt’s most recent film, DRONE will be available online in November of 2018. Mozaic Studios has won many awards, including the 2018 winner for Best Actress at…
FAIRWINDS Cannabis
Oct 29, 2018 • 60 min
This week Steve from Fairwinds joins the guys and they also have a special guest from Yakima who joins the conversation: Jeff’s Mom! Fairwinds is a cannabis grower whose focus is based on wellness. They work closely with their scientists to develop new…
Joseph Malik Returns!
Oct 22, 2018 • 70 min
This time the guys are rejoined by local author, Joseph Malik. His first book, Dragon's Trail, was released in September of 2016, and is a #1 international bestseller. His second book, New Magic is the second installment in the Outworlders series,…
Joshua W. Turner
Oct 15, 2018 • 40 min
On this episode, Justin, Scott, and Jeff sit down with Joshua W. Turner, local indie singer/songwriter and producer based out of Tacoma. His music, in his words, is a solid mix between Ed Sheeran, Phil Phillips and Benjamin Francis Leftwich. People…
The Studio - After Hours with Billy from Mary Mart.
Oct 8, 2018 • 47 min
This time the guys hang out with Billy White, a returning guest, from Mary Mart in Tacoma. Mary Mart is a retail marijuana dispensary located nearby in the south Tacoma neighborhood. They’re family-owned and operated and take pride in serving their local…
SPICE! Dances of the African and Arab Diaspora
Oct 1, 2018 • 40 min
This time the guys talk with Denetta Uzzell(who dances under the name Nafiah) and Carol The Belly Dancer, about the Tacoma event SPICE! Carol created SPICE! in 2017. SPICE! is a powerful, exciting showcase of dance styles from around the world with…
Tacoma Hops
Sep 24, 2018 • 56 min
On this fun episode, the guys talk with LeeAnn McGhie-Stoermer, the owner of Tacoma Hops. Tacoma Hops offers a walking tour of Tacoma's breweries and feature a fantastic beer and local food pairing at each stop. Their 2 ½ - 3 hour tour features…
Tacoma Film Festival
Sep 17, 2018 • 44 min
On this episode, the guys sit down with Wade Neal and David Dinnell from the Tacoma Grand Cinema. Wade and David stoped by to talk about the Tacoma Film Festival that’s going on Thursday October 4th – 11th, starting at the Grand Cinema. The film festival…
Best of - Shroom Brothers
Sep 10, 2018 • 88 min
This time the guys play a best of from 2015 where they talked with husband and wife, Bob and Carrie and Bob from Shroom Brothers. Beginning in 2012, Shroom Brothers is a company that sells beautiful originally made art that includes wearable and hangable…
GCFU - The Church Cantina
Sep 3, 2018 • 22 min
This episode is a Grit City Follow UP with Rusty, longtime friend of the podcast, and one of the owners of The Church Cantina. The Church Cantina is located at 5240 South Tacoma Way in Tacoma. Their grand opening is on September 8th at 5 PM where the…
Brogan’s Bad Week
Aug 27, 2018 • 35 min
This week the guys discuss the bad week Brogan’s had including Wizards Keep being burglarized and him almost dying. 4:42 – After discussing Justin’s house warming party, conversation turns to Wizards Keep recently being burgled at 3:46 am the day of…
Local hip-hop artist Benjamin J
Aug 20, 2018 • 31 min
This week, the guys sit down with local hip hop artist, Benjamin J, at the Union Club in Tacoma. Benjamin has been in the PNW for the last year and is originally from North Carolina. He recently put out his first album, First In Flight. People can hear…
Apache 6 - Cannabis Security
Aug 13, 2018 • 52 min
This time the guys sit down with Nacho, owner of Apache Six. Apache Six is a veteran based company that trains, recruits, and staffs security guards, private investigators, and executing protection agents from some of the most demanding industries. Apache…
The Studio - After Hours with Rusty
Aug 6, 2018 • 62 min
This week the guys sit down with longtime friend of the show, Rusty, to chat about his new bar/ restaurant in Tacoma, The Church Cantina. This is the 4th time he’s been on, previous episodes he has also joined them on were Episode 1, 10, and 11. The…
SURGE Tacoma and The Union Club.
Jul 30, 2018 • 41 min
On this episode the guys visit Alice Lubic and Guion Rosenzweig from SURGE. They recorded at the Union Club location. SURGE Coworking “empowers startups, freelancers, entrepreneurs, students, and non-profits by providing state of the art offices,…
Art on The Ave
Jul 23, 2018 • 54 min
This time the guys recorded from Tacoma’s Art on the Ave 2018. Art on the Ave is Tacoma’s largest art based event that celebrates music and arts along 6th Avenue from State St to Alder. This year was its 18th year and attracted thousands of supporters.…
Best Of - Spun
Jul 16, 2018 • 76 min
This time the guys do a GCFU with Derek Graziano from The Sometimes Geek Podcast, a show that covers all of the major news from the gaming industry in a short and easy to listen format. He’s kicking off a new podcast, Rolling Misadventures. GCFU is then…
Ben Andrews - RenCon
Jul 9, 2018 • 43 min
This time the guys sit down with Ben Andrews, creator of RenCon, Renton Comicon. RenCon is a celebration for comic book fans, technophiles, cosplayers, & nerds of all ages! It is a place where you can buy your favorite comic book, find that collectable…
Best Of - Blue Helix
Jul 2, 2018 • 67 min
On this episode, after a short intro, the guys replay a "Best Of" that was recorded with Sami Chohfi from Blue Helix. Blue Helix is a local alternative rock band that Sami formed in 2008. Their latest record, “A Tale of Two Halves” was released in 2014.…
Pretty Gritty Tours - Chris Staudinger
Jun 25, 2018 • 61 min
This week the guys chat with Chris Staudinger owner of Pretty Gritty Tours at Wizards Keep Games in Renton. Chris is an Adventurer, videographer, social media consultant that has travelled around the world writing articles for places like USA Today.…
Puzzle and Game Designer - Mike Selinker
Jun 18, 2018 • 52 min
This time the guys sit down with Mike Selinker. Mike Selinker is the president and chief creative officer of Lone Shark Games. He's the co-creator of the Pathfinder Adventure Card Game, Lords of Vegas, Unspeakable Words, and many other games, as well as…
Best Of - Jake Bird
Jun 11, 2018 • 34 min
On this podcast the guys do a GCFU with Donaven Brians from Rusted Portal Games to talk about them joining Wizards of the Coast for the upcoming Free RPG. They’ll be brining Apocalypse the Risen for people to try before it’s released! After they catch up…
Music Documentarian Isaac Olsen
Jun 4, 2018 • 52 min
This week the guys sit down with Isaac Olsen, a local writer, director, and producer from Tacoma. His movies include Ich Hunger, Quiet Shoes, Semi Iconic and Strictly Sacred, The Story of Girl Trouble. Justin kicks off this episode chatting about his…
The Knights of Pythias, Commencement Lodge # 7 with Steve Dunkelberger
May 28, 2018 • 66 min
Steve Dunkelberger joins the GCP team this week to talk Pythians and the Pythian Temple. Steve has been a working journalist for more than 20 years at various publications around Washington's Puget Sound, and is currently the news writer/online editor at…
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium Biologist Suzanne Akerman
May 21, 2018 • 60 min
One this episode they guys are joined with Suzanne Akerman. Suzanne spends her days sharing her passion for animals with visitors at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium where she works as a staff biologist for the Wild Wonders Outdoor Theater. When she is not…
Amani Taylor
May 14, 2018 • 58 min
This time the guys are sitting down with Amani Taylor, a local PNW comedian and host of weekly comedy shows at The Local 907, Trencher’s, and The Hanger 205. People can find him on Facebook and at his website AmaniTaylor.com. ******Avengers Spoiler******…
Tacoma Ghost Tours
May 7, 2018 • 53 min
This time Justin and Scott are joined by Andrew who is a part Tacoma Ghost Tours, the first and longest running paranormal guided walking tour of Tacoma. Running since 2012, they offer three different, entertaining, tours around the connection between…
Fear and Loathing at Norwescon - Part 4
Apr 30, 2018 • 69 min
The Norwescon 41 saga comes to an end with Fear and Loathing Part IV. This time they’re joined by their friend James and also David Carnahan from The Alexandria RPG Lending Library. The Alexandria RPG Lending Library is now an official non-profit in the…
Fear and Loathing at Norwescon - Part 3
Apr 23, 2018 • 66 min
The Norwescon 41 saga continues with Fear and Loathing Part III. This time they are joined by Tommy Rice, author of the book The Lok, and the guys from Rusted Portal Games, creators of Apocalypse the Risen. The show kicks off with the Justin sharing his…
Fear and Loathing at Norwescon - Part 2
Apr 16, 2018 • 61 min
On this episode the guys are back with Fear and Loathing Part II from Norwescon 41, this time with Kozar of Eldritch LARP and Rusty. They cover some of their favorite memories of the con, going for the first time, and what the convention means to them.…
Fear and Loathing at Norwescon - Part 1
Apr 9, 2018 • 72 min
This episode is part 1 of the Fear and Loathing at Norwescon 41 with their friends Rusty and Calvin. Norwescon is a sci-fi convention that promotes “science fiction, fantasy, and science through the written word, art, and educational programs, such as the…
Billy, Misha, and Ava D’Jor
Apr 2, 2018 • 51 min
Billy and Misha return to give the guys an update on what’s new in the 253 cannabis world, this time joined by another fellow Mary Mart friend, Ava D'Jor from the Gritty City Sirens. Gritty City Sirens is a local Tacoma burlesque troop that performs in…
Penny Palabras
Mar 26, 2018 • 55 min
On this episode, the guys sit down with Ken Carlson, Deena Ingley, and Emilie Rommel Shimkus to talk about Ken’s newest project, Penny Palabras. After his sci-fi comedy “Dead Drift,” Ken shifted gears to create a “cinematic adaptation” of the graphic…
Dystopia Rising: Washington
Mar 19, 2018 • 53 min
On this episode the guys are joined with Gaylon "Coop" Cooper the Coordinator Director and Jim Flood, the Storytelling Director of Dystopia Rising. Dystopia Rising is a completely immersed LARP (Live Action Role-Playing experience set in a…
Weird Elephant
Mar 12, 2018 • 58 min
This episode the guys sit down with Wade, the creator and programmer of Weird Elephant at The Grand Cinema in Tacoma. Weird Elephant shows weekly screenings of cult classics and new movies that are “bizarre, spine-chilling, fantastic, avant garde, retro,…
Mary Mart, Chris Stone, and T
Mar 5, 2018 • 55 min
On this episode Billy and Misha from Mary Mart return to catch up with the GCP guys. This time they’ve also brought Terrance and Chris to join the conversation. T is another face of Mary Mart and Chris is an MMA fighter and owner of the Gig Harbor MMA…
The Sometimes Geek - Derek Graziano
Feb 26, 2018 • 53 min
Derek Graziano hosts The Sometimes Geek Podcast, a show that covers all of the major news from the gaming industry in a short and easy to listen format. He’s also added a new series called Sometimes Geek Levels Up that goes a little deeper in specific…
Episode 3: Mary Mart’s Billy and Misha
Feb 19, 2018 • 52 min
This week the guys talk to Billy and Misha from Mary Mart. Mary Mart is the largest square footage dispensary in the state of Washington that offers a friendly and fun atmosphere with premium cannabis and prices to fit anyone’s budget. They are located on…
Episode 2: Joseph Malik
Feb 12, 2018 • 47 min
This week, the GCP guys are joined by fantasy author Joe Malik. His first book, Dragon's Trail, was released in September of 2016, and is a #1 international bestseller. He is currently working on his second book in the series. Joe is appearing at RadCon…
Episode 1: Return of The Grit City Podcast (and Rusty)!
Feb 5, 2018 • 59 min
The Return with Rusty They’re back!!! After taking some time to re-coop the guys are back and better than ever! This season they’re also joined by Justin, the newest member of the podcast!! They kick off this season with none other than comedian Rusty who…