April 12, 2022
Harley & Emily kick off a new series we're calling "Living Legends." With this series, we strive to present a definitive look at the lives and careers of some of your favorite active independent wrestlers. Where did they come from? How did they get to where they are today? And why are they so beloved?
Up first: it’s Veda Scott! We’ll be tracking Veda’s journey from law school to ROH Dojo to Japan to commentator extraordinaire while also pulling select matches from her career.
Our playlist for this episode:
Veda vs. Daizee Haze, May 2011 – HWA
“Change Is Coming”, Veda w/Gregory Iron, September 2012 – AIW
Veda vs. Athena, October 2014 – AIW
IWTV – AIW Girls Night Out 14
Veda vs. Heidi Lovelace, December 2015 – ROH
Veda vs. Yuki Aino, December 2018 – TJPW
Bird Law vs. Club Tropicana, October 2019 – Riptide
“I’m a pro wrestler”, January 2020
Veda vs. Edith Surreal, September 2021 – Effy’s Big Gay Brunch Chicago
April 5, 2022
We're in a post-Collective haze and that's just those of us watching from home! Val Pancakes calls in live from an airport in Dallas to talk to Emily about everything she attended in person including Effy's Big Gay Brunch and MPW Bangerz Only.
Plus: Harley and Mayydayy discuss Bloodsport 8 and Impact's Multiverse Of Matches.
March 29, 2022
After a four-month hiatus and under the new management of Antony Khan, Ring Of Honor returns this Friday with Supercard Of Honor XV. But what will the new women's division look like going forward? Former Talking Honor co-hosts Harley & Emily speculate and present to you... 15 Women Who Could Appear In The New ROH.
March 22, 2022
Photography month continues as JR chats with Christina & Antoine Keels of JayLee Photography.
They discuss their journey to shooting portraits and ringside for some of the biggest wrestling promotions around, their favorite wrestlers to capture, and life in the DMV.
March 15, 2022
Grit & Glitter steps outside of the ring for a look at reality(?) television and the infamous... Total Divas.
Total Divas superfans Megan and Jacqui give Emily a crash course into the world of the WWE divas while breaking down three episodes of the series: S1E01 - "Welcome To The WWE", S2E03 - "On Brie's Bad Side", and S7E06 - "Divas Gone Wild."
Slaps! Cabo! Compost toilets! Breast milk! All this plus an angry threat of nudity. Buckle up, we're heading back, back, back to the top of the world.
March 8, 2022
Harley and Emily chat with author Jason Norris about his new book, The Women Of WrestleMania, and being in attendance live at Pro Wrestling Eve's Women Behaving Badly.
Plus: Em, Harley, and Val Quartz discuss all the women's action at AEW Revolution including possible future directions for Thunder Rosa, Kris Statlander, and Britt Baker.
March 3, 2022
Welcome, Grit & Glitter listeners, to a brand new Patreon-exclusive show where Em Fear and Val Quartz discuss the Netflix series GLOW episode by episode.
In our intro ep, we discuss the pilot episode of the series and its focus trio of Ruth, Debbie, and Sam. How does a theatre nerd become a pro wrestler? How much pure rage is fueling Debbie? How is Sam charismatic while being an undeniable POS? And does this episode have the worst sex scene ever captured on screen?
Plus: we take a look back at the source material, the original Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling, discuss women's wrestling in 2017 - the year the Netflix GLOW premiered, and highlight segments of the 2012 documentary GLOW: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, which we will be highlighting throughout this series.
If you enjoy this first episode, be sure to subscribe to the Grit & Glitter Patreon to hear future episodes, follow and support Val, and don't forget to rate and review Grit & Glitter on the podcast app of your choice!
February 22, 2022
It's the season 7 premiere and we still love indie wrestling!
This week Harley and Emily profile Oregon promotion Prestige Wrestling and break down their first show in two years including BUSSY vs. Paxxx Americana and a surprise appearance from Athena.
Plus: JR and Mayydayy were live at F1ght Club Pro's In Grapitol We Trust and gush in a spoiler-free manner about Trish Adora vs. Big Swole and a whole lot more.
February 15, 2022
It's our sixth season finale and it's Valentine's Day! (And also there's a football game?) Em and Harley discuss Rok-C signing with NXT, Jade Cargill's booking in AEW, and more. Then: Em and Val Pancakes discuss WWR+ Galentine's Day Massacre. We love you for supporting us through 130 episodes!