E&C’s Pod of Awesomeness
Summary: One of wrestling’s most popular tag teams, Adam “Edge” Copeland and Jay “Christian” Reso, are teaming up once again to bring you a podcast about, well, everything. The hilarious duo will take you behind-the-scenes of the wrestling industry, talk with wrestlers and other entertainers they’ve met over the years, share fun stories about life after the biz and being dads, and, sometimes, they’ll even play the kazoo.
What's up, Hosers?! Welcome to another edition of E&C's Pod of Awesomeness. This week, the Strappers are done taping season two of The E&C Show, and unwind with a nice little Q&A. They talk metal bands, hockey, the origin of finishing moves, and wrestling memorabilia. Also, find out what got Paul Smackage so worked up, he jumped in the Atlantic and started swimming to London. Speaking of Paul Smackage, the band Benny and the Banditos wrote him a touching tribute, that'll probably end up becoming his ring music. You'll love it. HERE WE GO! Buy a shirt! Thanks to this week's sponsors, Buffalo Wild Wings and Full Sail University. Learn more about Full Sail University's Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting, go to fullsail.edu/Awesomeness.
What's up, Hosers?! Welcome to another edition of E&C's Pod of Awesomeness. On this week's show, the Strappers are tired, but they're soldiering on. Why? Well, because they love you, and because their friend, former WWE, Conan, SNL, Ali G (and a million other cool things) writer Tommy Blacha joined the show! Tommy had a ton of great stories to tell, from how he got his job with WWE, to writing for E&C and being an integral part of a classic Mae Young segment. It was a great chat. Also, Hosers, Flip Sunset is reviewing your t-shirt submissions with his main squeeze, Farrah. You have ONE MORE WEEK TO GET ENTIRES IN. START CREATING! HERE WE GO! Buy a shirt! Thanks to this week's sponsors, Buffalo Wild Wings and Dollar Shave Club (Use the link to try their $5 Starter Set).
What's up, Hosers?! Welcome to another edition of E&C's Pod of Awesomeness. This week, we spoke with wrestler, wordsmith, and now promoter, Cody Rhodes! Cody talked about the process of starting #ALLIN and how it's shattered his expectations, before delving into his time with WWE, his many different gimmicks, and his overall love of the business. Also, the Strappers are still together, filming for The E&C Show, and have an exciting contest to announce for the Hosers! HERE WE GO. Buy a shirt HERE. Thanks to this week's sponsors, Buffalo Wild Wings and Full Sail University. Learn more about Full Sail University's Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting, go to fullsail.edu/Awesomeness.
What's up, Hosers?! Welcome to another edition of E&C's Pod of Awesomeness. The Strappers are in the midst of filming season two of the E&C Show ,for WWE Network, but took some time this week to talk with fellow Canadian and WWE personality, Renee Young. Renee spoke about how she got her job with WWE, living in Vegas, Talking Smack, and her run-in with Jerry O'Connell. But before catching up with Renee, E&C got to speak, in-person, with the one, the only, TOMMAAAAAYYYYYY. Tommy talked about people yelling TOMMAY at shows, shared his theory on selfies, and, at one point, got punched in the stomach by Jay. Oh, and also, FLIP SUNSET IS BACK, BROTHER. HERE WE GO. Buy a shirt HERE. Thanks to this week's sponsors, Buffalo Wild Wings and Full Sail University. Learn more about Full Sail University's Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting, go to fullsail.edu/Awesomeness.
What's up, Hosers?! Welcome to another edition of E&C's Pod of Awesomeness. This week, the Strappers welcomed SmackDown's newest GM to the show, Paige. The former NXT and Divas Champion spoke about the cause behind her retirement, being raised in a wrestling family, and adjusting to her new role, and life, outside of the ring. Also, Paige told the story of a life-changing conversation she had with the Rock, and bonded with E&C over her love of animals. Plus, E&C talked about the Greatest Royal Rumble and filming the upcoming season of WWE Network's E&C Show, before being surprised by the debut of Paul Smackage's nemesis. OHHHHHHH IT WAS A BIG ONE, BROTHER. HERE WE GO. Buy a shirt HERE. Thanks to this week's sponsors, ZipRecruiter and Freshly. For $20 off your first Freshly order, click HERE.
Welcome to another edition of E&C's Pod of Awesomeness. This week, the Strappers loosened their ties, put on their house slippers, grabbed an ice cold glass of milk, and opened the ol' maibag to answer questions from you, the Hosers. Paul Smackage may have answered a few questions as well, in between doing core work and practicing his small package on an old wrestling buddy. Also, E&C were impressed with Drew McIntyre's recent promo, and Edge got a chance to visit NXT. HERE WE GO. Buy a shirt HERE. Special thanks to this week's sponsors, Dollar Shave Club and Buffalo Wild Wings.
What's up, Hosers?! Welcome to another edition of E&C's Pod of Awesomeness. On this week's show, we have one of RAW's newest tag teams, Tyler Breeze and Fandango--Breezango! Breezy and Dango talked about their transition to RAW and the challenge of being serious in the ring as funny characters, before covering their respective backstories as singles wrestlers. Also, Christian and Breeze started the pod off by remembering the time fantasy hockey almost derailed their friendship. All that, plus the Strappers recapped Mock Mock Mania, and talked a little NHL playoff hockey. But most importantly, E&C kicked things off with a tribute to the legendary Bruno Sammartino, who passed away earlier this week. Our thoughts are with all of Bruno's loved ones. Here we go.
What's up, Hosers? Welcome to another edition of E&C's Pod of Awesomeness. It's the pod after WrestleMania, which is just as exciting as the Raw after WrestleMania, but with a few less surprises. The Strappers talked about their week in New Orleans, from shooting a new season of The E&C Show to inducting the Dudleyz into the HOF, and taking in WrestleMania in person--it was a busy one. And don't worry, they didn't forget about the incredible NXT Takeover that went down the Saturday before Mania. Bird and Edge gave their thoughts on that show as well, before talking with NXT's newest champ, Aleister Black. Aleister talked about who he'd love to face in NXT, the journey that led him to the WWE, his constant desire to work harder, and how he's acclimated to living in the U.S. It was a great conversation. Enjoy, Hosers. HERE WE GO. Buy a shirt HERE. Thanks to this week's sponsors, Freshly and Buffalo Wild Wings. For $20 off your first Freshly order, click HERE.
What's up, Hosers?! We're taking the show on the road to New Orleans this week for WrestleMania 34, and it's a big one. The Strappers de Rocket sit down for the first time in a long time with two guys they have a long history with, none other than The Hardy Boyz, (Woken) Matt and Jeff Hardy. The guys take a walk down memory lane together and discuss some of their iconic TLC matches, The Dudley Boyz, the early days coming up together, and a lot more. Plus, E&C talk about rumors and breaking news from WrestleMania. OHHHH, IT'S A GOOD ONE BROTHER BROTHER… HERE WE GO! Thanks to this week's sponsors eHarmony and Beachbody on Demand!
What's up, Hosers?! Welcome to another edition of E&C's Pod of Awesomeness. This week, we're celebrating the one-year and one week anniversary of the show with a massive Q&A and appearances from our human interest specialists, the Phoenixed One and TOMMAYYYYYYYY. Tommmmayyy discussed tagging with Billy Gunn and Jay being front and center in the Dudley Boyz's Hall of Fame induction photo, before Beth joined the show to talk about her experience commentating the WWE's Mixed Match Challenge. Oh, and also, Paul Smackage issued an official response to Macaulay Culkin's WrestleMania challenge. This episode had a little bit of everything, brother brother. HERE WE GO! Buy a shirt HERE. Thanks to our sponsors this week, Dollar Shave Club and Freshly. To try Dollar Shave Club's Starter Kit, click HERE. And for $25 off your first Freshly order, click HERE.
What's up, Hosers?! Welcome to a very special, once in a lifetime edition of E&C's Pod of Awesomeness. First things first, it's our one-year anniversary! And what a year it's been--Rocket Strapping, Paul Smackage, incredible guests, and TOMMAY! Thanks for all the support, and here's to year two. But before starting a new year of the show, we had to celebrate year one with our second ever "Anatomy of a Match." Stone Cold. Bret Hart. WrestleMania 13. These legends joined the pod together to take us through the entire experience--the in-ring psychology, the double heel-face turn, making the decision to get color, the importance of Ken Shamrock, and the bloody sharpshooter that capped everything off. It was truly a wrestling master class from two of the best to ever lace up the boots. And before talking to Bret and Steve, the Strappers shared their thoughts on hitting the one-year mark, Daniel Bryan's return, and The Ultimate Deletion. HERE WE GO! We've got new shirts! Check them out HERE. And thanks to Buffalo Wild Wings for sponsoring this week's episode.
What's up, Hosers?! Welcome to another edition of E&C's Pod of Awesomeness. This week, the Strappers de Rocket sat down with a legend, a force, a monstrous Oklahoma Sooners fan, and one of the most respected men in the history of pro wrestling, Jim Ross. Among the many topics discussed were: What Vince McMahon expected from his wrestlers; what he himself looked for while identifying and developing talent; and, of course, his favorite matches he's ever called. OHHHHHH IT'S A GOOD ONE BROTHER BROTHER, AND IF YOU SAY OTHERWISE YOU'LL HAVE TO ANSWER TO PAUL SMACKAGE... HERE WE GO! Thanks to our sponsor, Freshly. Get $25 off your first Freshly order. We've got new shirts! Check them out HERE.
What's up, Hosers? Welcome to another edition of E&C's Pod of Awesomeness. Here on the Pod of Awesomeness, we're always striving for excellence--some may say that we set the...wait for it... BAR real high. And...hold on, here it comes... BARring technical difficulties, I think you'll enjoy E&C's interview with...THE BAR, Sheamus and Cesaro. God, that was bad. Anyway, The Rocket Strappers talked to RAW's tag champs about how their team was formed, the transition from singles wrestling to tag team wrestling, and who they'd like to face, going forward. Also, Sheamus and Cesaro detailed how they stay in shape on the road and discussed Cesaro's hatred of beach balls, among other things. This episode had it all--a lot of laughs, some ranting, Christian singing Hey Jude, and a Tony, Toni, Tone reference. HERE WE GO! We've got new shirts! Check 'em out, Hosers. Thanks to our sponsors, ZipRecruiter and Beachbody. E&C's Pod of Awesomeness is also sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people like runners, cyclists, weightlifters and vegetarians get lower rates on their life insurance. Go to healthiq.com/EC to support the show and see if you qualify.
BOOYAKA Hosers, welcome to another edition of E&C's Pod of Awesomeness. I think I gave away this week's guest with the first word of this description, but in case you still aren't sure, it's Rey Mysterio! Rey jumped on with the Rocket Strappers to catch up on old times, recall the journey that turned him into the legend he is today, and speak on his future as a professional wrestler. Also, he talked in-depth about being unmasked, and got to hear Christian react, for the first time, to his now famous pull-up blooper. Before sitting down with Rey, the guys talked about the Elimination Chamber PPV and Portland Trail Blazers star, Damian Lillard, who left Edge off his WWE Mount Rushmore. HERE WE GO. Thanks to our sponsor, Buffalo Wild Wings. We've got new shirts! Check 'em out, Hosers.
What's up HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO-sers? That's right, we're starting things differently this week, because E&C got to talk to one of wrestling's most beloved legends, Hacksaw Jim Duggan. Hacksaw detailed his rise to WWF stardom, how he wound up with his nickname, the origin story behind the two by-four, and what it was like to share a ring with Andre the Giant. Also, Hacksaw recalled working with Edge, and revealed his all-time favorite in-ring opponent. USA! USA! USA! HERE WE GO! Thanks to our sponsors, Buffalo Wild Wings and Freshly. Get $25 off your Freshly order HERE. We've got new shirts! Check 'em out, Hosers.