E&C’s Pod Of Awesomeness – 3rd November 2017

Brian Gewirtz: Former WWE Head Writer and Current SVP of Development at Seven Bucks Productions

What’s up, Hosers?!

Welcome to the latest edition of….E&C’s Pod of Awesomeness.

On this week’s show, E&C were joined by former WWE writer Brian Gewirtz, which resulted in some of the greatest stories of all-time being told. There’s one about PF Changs, another about Wrestler’s Court, and, saving the best for last, Brian finished up by talking about what has come to be known as “The Ballad of Little Dave Bautista.”

Also, Brian told the Strappers about a podcast he’s been working on, which debuted last week, called What Really Happened? Check it out!

And before the stories commenced, Christian and Mega Matt attempted to sing to Edge, to help him celebrate his birthday. It didn’t go well.

Enjoy and…HERE WE GO.




E&C’s Pod Of Awesomeness – 27th October 2017

Sami Zayn Talks Turning Heel, Being Motivated By Kevin Owens, and The Evolution Of His Character

What’s up, Hosers?!

Welcome to another Pod of Awesomeness.

On today’s show, E&C were joined by the stained unicorn, a man who would look great wearing an orange belt and a karate gi, Sami Zayn! Sami spoke with the guys about how much indie wrestling has changed throughout the years, the impact technology has had on the business, what it was like to turn heel, and being motivated by Kevin Owens’ success. Also, Christian and Sami briefly discussed their fantasy hockey league; and Sami told a story about a moment during his career that caused him to cry, while riding a bicycle.

But before all that, the Rocket Strappers shared some thoughts and feelings on the WWE’s most recent PPV, named after a match that will forever hold a special place in their hearts, TLC.

Enjoy! HERE WE GO.




E&C’s Pod Of Awesomeness – 20th October 2017

Dustin Rhodes, AKA GOLDUST, and Tales From The Indies w/ TOMMAYYY

What’s up, Hosers?!

Welcome to another Pod of Awesomeness.

This week, E&C talked to a man who has persevered in more ways than one. From taking chances in the ring and thriving as a wrestler, to regaining his personal life through sobriety, Dustin Rhodes, AKA Goldust, has done it all. He talked to the guys about a lot, including the conception of the Goldust character, his backlot brawl with Roddy Piper, and how getting sober turned him on to working out every day.

And before Goldust, Tommmmmmmmmmaaaaayyy checked in to cover his stint at New York’s Comic Con with Christian. Plus, this week’s Tales From the Indies featured the first EVER (we think) podcast run-in from a very special Indie guest.

Also, the guys sang some Two Princes, and paid tribute to Gord Downie and John Dunsworth, who both passed away this past week.

Enjoy.

HERE WE GO.




E&C’s Pod Of Awesomeness – 13th October 2017

Kevin Owens Talks Hell In A Cell, Sami Zayn, and The Importance Of Family

What’s Up Hosers?! Welcome To Another Pod Of Awesomeness. On this week’s show, E&C were joined by fellow Canadian, and Pop-Up Powerbomb specialist, Kevin Owens. Kevin talked about how he felt after last Sunday’s Hell in a Cell match with Shane McMahon, the long-standing relationship he’s had with Sami Zayn, and how he wouldn’t have ascended to WWE stardom without the unwavering support of his family. Also, before talking to Kevin, E&C shared their thoughts on the HIAC PPV, debated how long Christian has been playing Words With Friends aagainst Kofi Kingston, and listened to some of your voicemails! Enjoy. HERE WE GO.




E&C’s Pod Of Awesomeness – 6th October 2017

Remembering the WWF’s Attitude Era and Answering Tons of Your Twitter Questions

What’s up, Hosers?! Welcome to another Pod of Awesomeness. This week, E&C go in-depth on what it was like to experience the WWF’s Attitude Era. How did it start? When did it end? Had social media been around, would it have been an enhancement or a hindrance? Was there a “line” when it came to content and what was allowed? They covered it all and paid tribute to one of wrestling’s most popular eras, while also detailing the the ways in which today’s brand has evolved since then. Also, E&C answered more of your Twitter questions, sang some Pearl Jam, talked about the time they ran into Lenny Kravitz at the gym, and paid tribute to the late, great Lance Russell. Enjoy. HERE WE GO.




E&C’s Pod Of Awesomeness – 29th September 2017

The Viper, Randy Orton and Answers To Your Twitter Questions!

Hosers, welcome to another edition of E&C’s Pod of Awesomeness. If you listened last week, you know that Edge had one of the biggest gets in show history–John Cena. Well, in the spirit of competition, after that interview, the E half of E&C threw down the gauntlet, challenging the Birdman to snag a big-time get of his own, for this week’s show. How did Christian respond? He put on his finest toque and threatened to slap Edge’s ass before hitting us with… AN RKO OUT OF NOWHERE. This week’s guest is none other than The Viper, The Legend Killer, The Apex Predator, Randy Orton! This was Randy’s first podcast so there was a lot to cover, from the impact E&C had on his career being a dad and getting to share his passion for wrestling with his children. And before Randy jumped on the phone, the Rocket Strappers kicked things off by answering a handful of your Twitter questions! Oh, and yeah, singing Stone Cold DID in fact sing Randy’s theme for us. Shout out to Andrew Pisano. Enjoy, Hosers. PFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFT……………Here we go.




E&C’s Pod Of Awesomeness – 22nd September 2017

John Cena Talks Roman Reigns, His Future, and Finding Success In WWE

What’s up, Hosers?! Welcome to another Pod of Awesomeness. This week we’re just going to cut to the chase–JOHN CENA IS ON THE SHOW (Edge’s get). A mere two days prior to No Mercy, John talked with E&C about Roman Reigns, his future in the ring, and what it takes to succeed in the WWE. Also, John reminisced about some of the great matches he had with Edge, spoke on why he hasn’t wrestled the Undertaker at Wrestlemania, and told the story of how he started integrating rap into his promos, which may have kept his wrestling career afloat. In addition to E&C’s talk with John Cena, they honored Bobby “The Brain” Heenan and talked about Edge’s jetlag, after his flight to Ireland. Enjoy, Hosers. Here we go!




E&C’s Pod Of Awesomeness – 15th September 2017

Shelton Benjamin, Wrapping Up the Mae Young Classic with Beth Phoenix, and TOMMAY!

What’s up, Hosers?! Welcome to another Pod of Awesomeness. Things got off to a rocky start this week, as Mega Matt was late to the show. E&C got things back on track, though, by discussing Kevin Owens’ headbutt heard ’round the world and catching up with TOMMAY. Tommy talked about his upcoming trip to Germany, how much he hates sitting in the middle seat on a plane, and about his favorite Subway sandwich. Then, it was time to check in with Edge’s better half, Beth Phoenix, who witnessed the final of the Mae Young Classic live and in-person. E&C&B talked about some of the other wrestlers, who they didn’t get to mention last week, that impressed them, the bright future of women’s wrestling, and about what a Heyman-Brock Lesnar-Shayna Baszler alliance could do in the WWE. And finally, we caught up with a man who recently made his return to the WWE, after a seven-year hiatus, Shelton Benjamin! Shelton recalled getting smacked in the head repeatedly by Christian and his journey through the Indies and Japan, before telling E&C how excited he is to be working with his current tag partner, Chad Gable. Enjoy, Hosers. PFFFT Here we go!