crowd's opinion. One person said Sheamus and Punk said, "No, that's not it." He said he had fun wrestling with Kofi Kingston and they had some fun matches, including one with Manu. He joked there's a Manu reference that no one will remember.
Punk was asked about wrestling Ryback. He said he would be up for it.
A ten year old kid asked about advice on becoming a wrestler. Punk told him he should do it. "You are ten years old, you can do anything you want. Want to be an astronaut? Do it. Want to be a wrestler slash President slash Astronaut? Do it."
Punk said his current title reign is his favorite to date, noting he's over 300 days.
A guy who said he lost 35 lbs. said Punk was his inspiration. He asked Punk his nutrition tips. Punk said he tries to stay away from junk but has a junkfood day every so often. He said the only carbs he eats are sweet potatoes and black beans. He said try to eat protein every three hours and drinks a lot of water. He stopped drinking soda in January. He only takes a multi-vitamin pill and no other supplements.
Punk was asked if the social media state of WWE to be encouraging. Punk said it's all a double-edged sword. He enjoys talking to fans when he gets intelligent questions but it doesn't happen very often. He said anyone from India and the U.A.E. just seems to hate him and he gets the most brutal, hateful tweets from them. He said that's the great thing about it - fans can say anything they want to anyone they want and guessed Patrick Stewart gets fans telling him Captain Kirk would kick his ass.
A fan thanked Punk for still making the convention despite the schedule. He said that "they" tried to get me not to come and he told them that if they wanted him to work the live events that weekend, he was going to the convention. [Punk was added to the weekend house shows after John Cena had surgery]
Punk was asked what was the coolest thing his celebrity status has afforded him. Punk said that he doesn't think he's a celebrity and the best fan interactions are just saying hi to fans are they pass each other on the street. He said stuff like the Chicago Cubs game appearances are "pretty wild."
Punk was asked where the WWE Ice Cream Bars are. He said, "I don't know. That's a horrible answer but I don't know. Sorry."
Punk said that he hasn't done a whole lot of cardio in awhile. He's been doing some circuit workouts. He said that sometimes he'll Tweet his workouts and it's not worth it, because people will mock it. He said that he's going to be 34 in a month and isn't a spring chicken, so he's not trying to put 350 lbs. up in a bench-press and then not be able to wrestle. He just wants to be healthy and does what he does. He just tries to constantly change and evolve.
A fan asked about the Chris Jericho feud and whether he's ever done something that was too harsh or hard. Punk said no and mentioned the Rey Mysterio angle where he sang to Mysterio's daughter. He doesn't have kids and is disconnected to it. Some people who saw it felt he went too far but he thought it was funny.
Punk talked comics. He said Ed Brubaker is the first writer in a long time to make him read something and curse in front of children on an airplane. He said the current arc where Punisher purposely gets arrested to help Matt Murdoch in jail has blown him away and he loves the crime noir take on the characters.
Punk was asked if there was anyone left he wants to drop a "pipebomb" on. Punk said, "Dwayne." He said that he's looking forward to that and doesn't plan to be gentle like Cena was. He said he's running out of people to work with and wants to work with people who get him excited to work.
Punk was asked his favorite super-hero. He said that it depends on who's writing it. He likes the current Scott Snyder take on Batman and enjoys The Punisher.
Punk was asked about being on the cover of WWE '13. He said it was awesome. The goal was always to be in a game, so when being on the cover popped up, "it was awesome."
Punk was asked what would happen if he wrestled Batman. Punk said he'd be the "Best in the World by DQ."
Punk was asked how old he was when he wanted to be a wrestler. He said the story has been told to death. His first memory is Roddy Piper smashing Jimmy Snuka with the Coconut and it's all he ever wanted to be.
Punk was asked his favorite WWE Moment in his career. He said the sheer ridiculousness of working with Jared from Subway.
Punk was asked why he screams, "It's Clobbering Time!" Punk said there were two reasons. One is that he loves comic books and The Thing, Ben Grimm yells it "before he punches people in the face" and he also loves NYC hardcore music and the band Sick of It All wrote a song titled "It's clobbering time." He just decided to combine the two.
Punk was asked about working with Jeff Hardy. Hardy was "cool" and very "easy-going." Punk said that it was like playing a videogame as Hardy would say "OK, cool" to any suggestion and was down to earth and easy to work with.