Billy Corgan project dropped by AMC, Brodus Clay interview

AMC drops new series including Billy Corgan project

Reader Rick Foster sent us about about Variety featuring a report about AMC dropping three previously planned unscripted series including an untitled Billy Corgan project focusing on his Resistance Pro wrestling promotion based out of Chicago.

Variety: AMC Scraps Second Season of ‘Game of Arms,’ Other Shows as Cabler Reconsiders Unscripted Genre

Interview with former WWE star Brodus Clay

Steve Gerweck passed this along.

Link: http://www.gerweck.net/2014/10/09/gerweck-report-podcast-special-brodus-clay-on-having-his-wrestlemania-match-being-nixed-wwe-creative-wwe-network-cena-punk-and-more/

Steve Gerweck and Frank Dee welcome special guest, former WWE superstar Brodus Clay to the Gerweck Report podcast.

Topics covered:

– What has Brodus been up to since departing WWE
– Clay growing up a wrestling fan, and his favorite wrestlers
– Training with Deep South Wrestling and Florida Championship Wrestling
– Why Clay feels WWE developmental is more stressful than being on the main roster
– Being mentored by the likes of Dusty Rhodes, Arn Anderson, and Bill DeMott
– Clay working as bodyguard for Snoop Dogg
– WWE wanted to call him Heavy G
– The creative process in WWE
– The development of “The Funkasaurus” gimmick
– Should John Cena turn heel? Stale character?
– What happened to the hateful heels?
– Why Clay feels wrestling isn’t as exciting as it once was
– Why Clay feels the attitude era wouldn’t work today
– Working with Tensai
– CM Punk leaving WWE
– Clay’s thoughts on the WWE Network
– Clay’s WWE highlights
– “I don’t think I completely recovered from it,” on having his Wrestlemania 29 match pulled
– Clay’s goal of working in Japan
– Undertaker’s Wrestlemania streak ending
– Might he return to WWE in the future?
– And more!

—-

Follow Brodus Clay on Twitter at @BrodusClay

Follow the Gerweck Report podcast at @GerweckReport
Follow Gerweck on Twitter at @gerweck
Follow Frank Dee on Twitter at @RealFrankDee
E-mail us at gerweckreport@gerweck.net
You can also listen to the Gerweck Report via iTunes on tunein, Stitcher and on Spreaker