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Episode 30 - Summer Blockbuster Movie Spectacular!

It's time to pick our top 10 box office performers of the summer!  In this episode we also welcome our newest member of the collective, Micah Wooten!  This episode was full of unexpected controversy where so many of us disagreed.  It was awesome.  Join in on the conversation and tell us where you think the summer movies will rank.  Thank you all for listening and as always, we love you all!

Episode 29 - Moon River, Comedic Stylings of Chevy Chase!

We gather here today to pay homage to the comedic stylings of Cornelius Crane "Chevy" Chase!  From his days on Saturday Night Live through today, we dive in to all our favs.  We talk about how we were introduced to Chevy, where he ranks as far as actors, some of our favorite SNL skits, his best roles and some roles you might be surprised he turned down.  In our Jim's Gems segment (#trademark LOL) we lay down some very interesting facts that surprised us, and we're fans.  At the end we play a game, well it's not sleep with, marry, kill.  It's more like guilty pleasure, treasure, destroy.  This was a lot of fun.  Please join in on the conversation and let us know your favs of Chevy.  Thank you all for listening and as always, we love you all!!

Episode 28 - Wrestlemania Weekend Preview!

It's that time of year!  The biggest weekend in professional wrestling and we are here to lend our two cents on what we think about the matches and Hall Of Fame inductees.  Which way are we leaning?  Who do we think will win and who will move on to better things?  Join in on the conversation and let us know your thoughts!!  Thank you for listening and as always, we love you all!

Episode 27 - We’re Getting The Band Back Together! The Blues Brothers

This is a fun episode! This week we dive into the life and times of Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi.  From their beginnings on SNL to their movie careers and everything in between. Obviously we lost John too soon but He still gave us a few classic characters.  Dan is still going strong and we can't wait to see everywhere his work takes us.  Join in on the conversation and tell us your favorite moments and top movies.  Lot of darkness involved, but with every dark there is a light and we try out best to shine the light on these two comedic geniuses.  Thank you all for listening and as always, we love you all!!!

Episode 26 - The Man, The Myth, The Character - Jack Ryan!

I'm an analyst. I don't interrogate people, I write reports! Today we dive in to one of our favorite characters from the Tom Clancy novels and movies, Jack Ryan.  This is one of our favorites, well most of us LOL!!  There's one stand out, bet you can't guess who.....  Join in on the conversation as we talk about our favorite ways to enjoy this character and why one of us likes big horned unicorns!  LOL, you have to listen.  Thank you all for tuning in and as always, we love you all!!

Episode 25 - WWE Legend and Hall Of Famer, Koko B Ware

We are live in Mount Juliet TN with WWE legend and Hall Of Famer, The Birdman Koko B Ware!  This is such a fun episode where Koko talks about the origin of his nickname and talks all about his career as a professional wrestler, and a hero of our childhood.  There might even be a surprise vocal sampling in there as well.  Join us for this exciting episode and watch out for more shows coming to you in conjunction with Man Cave Inc., a new sports collectible store where you can find great autographed memorabilia, game cards and much, much more.  Thank you all for listening and as always, we love you all!

Episode 24 - Wrestling Talk with David Reed and Ricky O!

What a special way to start off the new year! Join us as we host special guests David Reed of Squared Circle Radio and The Midday 180 on 104.5 The Zone AND wrestling promoter and business insider whose career spans across three decades, Ricky O. of Man Cave Inc.  This was so much fun talking wrestling with these guys who clearly share our love and passion for the business.  Lots of cool stories and some really fascination insight to the past, present and future of wrestling. Stay with us to the end of this one as we announce a special event for those in and around the middle Tennessee area next Saturday, February 2nd.  If your are a fan of any sport, you will want to be a part of this and we look forward to seeing everyone there.  Thank you everyone for listening and as always, we love you all!!

Stay Eclectic!


Episode 23 - 2019, Great Things Coming!!!

It's the first show of the new year.  A whole new season of The Eclectic Collective podcast, and boy do we have some special things in store for you this year.  Join us as we discuss what we are looking forward to in 2019. We talked everything, new movies, quick talk about the NFL playoffs, new things happening in wrestling and so much more.  We also give some insight in to some of the great things coming this year. Starting next week!! Get on board and join the ride, it's going to be a lot of fun.  And as always, we love you all!! 

Episode 22 - Christmas 2018!

Join us for a conversation on how we spend the holiday season.  We are looking forward to doing this show each year to see how traditions change.  In this show we discuss our favorite things about the holidays and how Brian just LOOOOVESSSS Christmas music, LOL.  Let us know all your favorite traditions for this time of year, even if they do not reflect our beliefs, we would love to hear from everyone.  Thank you all for listening.  Merry Christmas and as always we love you all!!

Episode 21 - It’s All About Mel Brooks!

Oh, we've been waiting for this one!  Mel Brooks is the architect of our style of humor and we could not wait to talk about him in long form.  We discuss so many aspects of this life and works and from time to time break out in song.  You just can't help it when talking about Mel's movies.  Join in with us as we dive into one of our greatest inspirations and have a ton of fun.  Let us know you favorites and please be kind and help us remain PG, LOL!!  Thank you for listening and as always, we love you all!

Episode 20 - Wrap-up Episode No. 3 Thanksgiving Edition

Gobble, gobble you eclectic turkeys! It's wrap up time, thanksgiving style.  Join us as we discus our holiday favorites including food and entertainment.  We always have fun talking about food.  I'm getting hungry just typing this right now, LOL!!  Get in on the conversation and let us know your holiday favorites, even if it's for a different holiday.  Doesn't have to be turkey day, doesn't have to be an American holiday.  We have an amazing, eclectic audience and we want to learn about you.  You never know, you might wind up with a spot on one of our episode.  Thank you all for listening and as always, we love you all!!!!

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Episode 19 - They May Take Our Lives, But They’ll Never Take Our Podcast!!!

We are back!!!  It's time for a discussion about epic and biographical films, the characters in them and the actors and actresses who played them.  Follow along as we dive in to one of Matt's personal favorite genre combos.  We know that these are two different genres, but that doesn't stop Jim from highlighting ALL the grey area and Brian from dropping a controversial film choice. Listen and see if you agree with him and if so, give us a response on Facebook with #imwithbrianecp! This was a super fun show.  Once we get our premium video going you will all understand why, LOL.  Thank you all for listening and as always, we love you all!!



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Episode 18 - Wrap-up Episode No. 2

We continue with the second in a series of Wrap-up episodes where they are less formal and more random.  Anything and everything can be discussed as it's just things we feel we need to get out there and discuss based on things currently happening in the world of entertainment.  Thank you all for listenting and we love you all!!

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Executive Producers: Nate Houghteling, Kai Hasson, Evan Bregman, Zach Blume, and the Gregory Brothers

Written by: Jeremy Weiner, Lee Ellenberg Original Song by: The Gregory Brothers ft. Takeo Ischi

Episode 17 - Yo Adrian, We Did It!!!!

It's time for a long form discussion on the Rocky movie series.  This series is very special to us and it's now crossing over in to a new generation with the introduction of the Creed movies.  Join us as we discuss out favorites and some general talk about boxing movies and the sport itself.  You are also treated to Jim's incredibly awful impersonation of Rocky in the intro skit.  It's pretty bad, LOL!!!  Listen in and have some fun with us, and as alway, we love you all!!!



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BACK IN SUMMER by Nicolai Heidlas Music

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Episode 16 - Wrap-up Episode No. 1

This is our first in a series of Wrap-up episodes where they are less formal and more random.  Anything and everything can be discussed as it's just things we feel we need to get out there and discuss based on things currently happening in the world of entertainment.  Thank you all for listenting and we love you all!!

Episode 15 - Man, Myth, Master Of The Man Bun, Kevin Zion With Lucky P!

In this episode with sit down with a great wrestling talent, Kevin Zion and his esteemed manager (and wrestling enclyclopedia), Luck P.  Join us and the Legion Of Lucky as we dive in to their carreers and talk about all things wrestling.  This was a very exciting episode for us and look forward to having these two on again.  Message us on Facebook and let us know your favorite wreslting moments, either televised or local.  We love it all, and as always, we love you all!!!

Episode 14 - No Retreat, No Surrender!

It’s time for a long form discussion on our favorite martial arts movies, TV shows, actors and martial artists.  Join in as we karate chop our way through this hilarious episode where Jim invents the art of Schawck FU, Matt forgets how to speak English again, and everyone joins in with lots of interesting sound effects.  We are joined by special guest Jarrell McDaniel who brings a fantastic perspective from a fan of the old school martial arts genre.  Join in on the conversation and tell us your favorites.  And as always, we love you all!!!

Episode 13 - Lighten up, Fancis!

In this episode we laugh at all the humor from military comedies.  We discuss favorite movies, tvs shows and Tom Selleck's mustache!!  If you listen, you'll get the me.  We had such fun with this episode.  We hope you will join in with the converstaion on Facebook and tell us your favs. Thank you all for listening and we love you all!

Episode 12 - Do you feel lucky, punk?!?

In this episode we discuss in longform the amazing acting and directing of Clint Eastwood.  His career has spun 6 decades and is still going.  Listen in as we talk about his influence and style.  Join in on the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.  Thank you all for listening.  

Episode 11 - Juke Box Hero!

It's finally time for us to strike up the band and play with another favorite entertainment medium of ours, music! Join us as we host special guest Chad Grant, AKA The Low End Warrior, a prominent musician in Nashville that once shared the stage with Jim in the Tragedy Kings.

Episode 10 - I’m coming, Wilson!!!

It's our first landmark episode!!  What better way to do this than discussing what we'd do if stranded on a deserted island.  Follow along as we talk about what music we would want, types of food and how we think we could wind up in this situation in the first place.  Lots of funny moments and another funny skit at the begining.  Join in the conversation on Facebook and tell us what you would want with you. 

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Episode 9 - Sharks, sharks and more sharks!

This one is all guessed it, SHARKS!! Or as Matt calls them, mutilation fish. In honor of shark week, we dive in (see what I did there) and talk about all things teethy sea beasts. Plus there is a hilarious skit at the beginning you won't want to miss. Join the conversation and tell us what you like or don't like about sharks on our Facebook page. Listen in and have some fun.

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Episode 8 - Yippie Ki Yay MOFO!!!

Holster your remotes and pull the trigger on this episode! We talk about movie and TV cops from the 60's to today. What are your favortie cop heros? Favorite villains? Join in on the converstaion as we go in to all of our favorite police stories and throw in a little trivia for some fun. Thank you all for listening and please give us a rating!  


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Episode 7 - Fly ball………..caught.

Hello there wahoo maniacs!! It’s time for episode 7 titled “ fly ball........caught”. We talk all things sports including movies, real sports and sports concerns. There are even moments when we reminisce about the sports we played or dreamed about playing as kids. You can definitely pick out the jocks and dorks in this episode. Listen in and have some fun. Please give us a rating and as always, we love you and thank you for listening!

Episode 6 - Are you not entertained?!

This week we reminisce on our access to entertainment over the last 30+ years and how not only has it evolved, but how we've evolved with it. We had so much fun talking about old TV shows, favorite video games, and childhood Saturdays.  

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Episode 5 - I knew it was you, you broke my heart!

This week we dive in to the world of the Mafia and organized crime.  We discuss our favorite movies, characters and have some fun debating which elements are more terrifying. Along the way we discover new shows and movies we need to watch and rediscover ones we forgot about.  We also throw out a couple of useless information nuggets that are interesting.  Join in on the discussion by commenting on our Episode 5 Facebook post and leave us a review!  And as always, thank you for listening.  We appreciate you all!

Episode 4 - Hello, Moneypenny!

In this episode we discuss and debate all things about James Bond movies.  Who is the best bond?  Best Bond Girl?  Best Villain?  Best diabolical plan the rule the world?  Join us on this adventure as we set out to prove everyone worng and ourselves right, lol.  Get in on the discussion on Facebook and tell us how you think we are crazy and argue your opinions as well.  As always, thank you all for listening.  

Episode 3 - What Scares you?!

In this episode we talk about our personal experiences with all things scary.  Horror movies, tv shows, books and more.  We have a little fun with some trivia and crown a champion of all things scary, who gets to pick the topic for episode 5.  This topic will be announed in episode 4 ( all things James Bond) so be sure to listen to see what's coming.  Thank you all for listening.  Please like us and follw us on Facebook and Podbean to be sure you hear all our latest episodes.  

Episode 2 - Wrestling To Us

How we got in to wrestling and what we loved or hated over the years.  What do we think of wreslting today and where it's going both on a global or local scale.  

Episode 1 - Introduction To The Collective

This is our introductory episode giving you just a small sampling of the types of subjects we will dive into.  In this episode we discuss:Movies Avengers Infinity War and Ready Player One, books we are currenty reading, new music we are into, television shows we like and are looking forward to, and a brief touch on wresling, a subject matter we will discuss frequetly on this show.  We hope you enjoy.