I’m a pretty impulsive person. I always have been. This behaviour has taken me on some wild rides, some incredible, some not so much. Now that I’m a “responsible adult” I’ve toned it down and reigned it in quite a bit, but still sometimes I get that itch to go for something, my inner voice whispering, “Come on… Why not?” Recently, a stranger invited me to fly across the country and stay at his house for a few days. “It’ll be fun,” he said. That was pretty much all I needed to hear, so I booked a ticket, caught the flight, and crossed my fingers that this guy wasn’t a serial killer since I was going to be staying at his house. Well it turns out he wasn’t a serial killer, at least not the kind interested in the likes of me, and it turned out to be quite a fine 6 days after all.
I should probably mention that the stranger in this story is in fact Andy Burns, and that he (obviously) wasn’t a complete stranger. We’d become close online friends since last summer when our paths silently crossed at the Twin Peaks Festival in North Bend, Washington, and even more so since last fall when I started writing for BBP. He invited me to Toronto for the launch of his book, Wrapped in Plastic: Twin Peaks, but we had never spent any time together in person, so we were both a little nervous that our online connection wouldn’t necessarily translate into the real world. Turns out it did, and we had a fantastic time.
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WWE fans listen up! Here’s an exclusive interview with Edge (aka Adam Copeland) from this year’s Wizard World Comic Con, led by Biff Bam Pop’s own editor Andy Burns. Andy has interviewed the legendary Canadian wrestling icon once before, and was asked to come host the interview panel.
In Andy’s own words, “Getting the chance to talk to WWE Hall of Famer Edge was a great experience. He answered the questions Wizard World VIP fans had sent in with honesty, which is what you always hope for when you talk to a celebrity. He was as gracious and forthcoming with me as he was when I first interviewed him all the way back in 2001, when I was an aspiring freelance writer working for WWE Magazine. ”
We’ve got the full 20 minute interview; check it out as Edge talks about the terms of his retirement and his brand new biographical DVD.