While at Dragon*Con, Norm invited various attendees to contribute their thoughts on the death match contestants and immortalized their responses on video for their podcast.
And yes, he asked me.
The podcast footage is now up at Drabblecast and also on YouTube in four parts (along with some great footage of the parade). I'm in part 2 (after the parade section):
(Clickie for part 1, part 3, and part 4.)