The Grit City Podcast

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

About the show

The Grit City Podcast is a weekly podcast, hosted from Tacoma, WA. - Affectionately called "Grit City" by people who know and love it.

Every Monday we release an episode highlighting business owners, entrepreneurs, authors, artists, and unique characters we know or happen to run into. Most often these are people that we feel personify the blue collar, hard work ethic people associate with “Grit”. Sometimes it's a drug-fueled weirdo that we just met, drunk at a comedy club the night before. No matter what or who we are recording we want you to feel like you're hanging out with friends and taking part in a community of unique and interesting people.

The Grit City Podcast was launched during the summer of 2014 and had over 120 episodes between 2014 and 2017. The founders and original hosts are technology workers who met on the job and bonded over a common interest in the Seattle/Tacoma area. After a short hiatus at the end of 2017, The Grit City Podcast rebooted in 2018 with more friends and family involved. GCP's goal is to become the "Must Listen To" podcast around the Pacific Northwest, with a fan base of people around the world. People who identify with "Grit" and understand that The Reputation is Real.

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  • Best Of - Jeff Black

    November 19th, 2018  |  49 mins 32 secs
    best of, comedy, jeff black, malarkey's

    We start this week with a GCFU with Derek of Rolling Misadventures/Sometimes Geek, then we give you a Best Of, all the way back from 2014, our 10th episode, with comedian Jeff Black.

  • The Studio - Jeff, Justin, and Scott

    November 12th, 2018  |  36 mins 39 secs
    beer, earthquakes, food, halloween, rainier, tacoma hops,, union club

    Jeff, Justin, and Scott hang out in the studio. They talk a little about Tacoma, then get a bit "inside" about the podcast.

  • Filmmaker - Matt Esteron

    November 5th, 2018  |  52 mins 33 secs
    art, artist, drone, film, filmmaker, matt esteron, movies

    Pacific Northwest Filmmaker Matt Esteron stops in to talk about making the short film DRONE.

  • FAIRWINDS Cannabis

    October 29th, 2018  |  1 hr 57 secs
    cannabis, cbd, fairwinds, marijuana, mary mart

    Steve from Fairwinds Cannabis and Billy from Mary Mart bring in tacos and answer some questions about CBD for us and Jeff's Mom.

  • Joseph Malik Returns!

    October 22nd, 2018  |  1 hr 10 mins
    amani taylor, art, author, elko, fantasy, joseph malik, science fiction, ufc

    Comedian Amani Taylor stops in and hosts with us while we talk to returning guest and International Bestselling author Joseph Malik about his second book: The New Magic.

  • Joshua W. Turner

    October 15th, 2018  |  40 mins 51 secs
    artist, entertainment, joshua w. turner, music, musician, singer, songwriter

    Singer/Songwriter Joshua W. Turner hangs out at the Union Club with us and talks Hollywood and making a living as a musician.

  • The Studio - After Hours with Billy from Mary Mart.

    October 8th, 2018  |  47 mins 57 secs
    billy, cannabis, mary mart, small business, weed

    Billy from Mary Mart comes to the Studio to hang and talk about what's new in the cannabis world.

  • SPICE! Dances of the African and Arab Diaspora

    October 1st, 2018  |  40 mins 53 secs
    african, arab, city, dance, diaspora, grit, landmark convention center, pacific northwest, pnw, spice!, t.u.p.a.c, tacoma, union club, washington

    Carol and Denetta give us all the details about the dance showcase SPICE!

  • Tacoma Hops

    September 24th, 2018  |  56 mins 53 secs
    beer, food, tacoma hops, tours

    LeeAnn from Tacoma Hops stops by tells us about their downtown tours then gives us some food and beer pairings. It's pretty awesome.

  • Tacoma Film Festival

    September 17th, 2018  |  44 mins 29 secs
    grand cinema, tacoma film festival, tff, weird elephant

    Wade and David from the Tacoma Film Festival stop by and talk to us about a week of panels, parties, and film happening in October.

  • Best of - Shroom Brothers

    September 10th, 2018  |  1 hr 28 mins
    art, artist, design, graphic printing, screen printing, shroom brothers, small business, t-shirts, tacoma

    After a quick catch up with Jeff, Justin, and Scott we dive into a Best Of from way back in 2015 with Shroom Brothers.

  • GCFU - The Church Cantina

    September 3rd, 2018  |  22 mins 6 secs
    rusty, small business, the church cantina

    We do a Grit City Follow Up at The Church Cantina with Rusty before the Grand Opening on September 8 - 9.