Dave Solo, who hosts the Walker Nation Podcast, conducted an hour long interview with Cody Rhodes at yesterday’s “Heroes & Villains Fan Fest” in New Jersey. It was his first interview since leaving WWE. Below are some quotes from the interview:

* Rhodes talked about moments that mean something, like with Stephen Amell. He said, “I don’t want the money, I want the moments and you (WWE) are not giving me the moments.”

* Feeling like less than he was in WWE: “I was in Greensboro and that’s where my dad and Ric (Flair) had to get on the radio, in fans cars, and tell them that the event was sold out for Starcade. I thought ‘Here I am looking at this Stardust outfit in my bag? I feel like I’m less than I am and no amount of money is worth being less than I am.’

“I don’t want to be anything but #1.”

* Rhodes also said that WWE has given him the the go-ahead to write his father’s book.

Rhodes also talked about his early years, breaking into the business, his OVW run, his WWE tenure, and his relationship with Dusty. Also, his wife Brandi got on the mic and talked about her departure from WWE and how she was leaving anyway. She also said that the product now is not good and someone could “make a hat out of turds, creating a turd hat, and it would get over in the WWE!”

You can check out the full interview on iTunes, Spreaker and Google Play.