Episode 186 – David Lagana (Content Creation & NWA Wrestling)
David Lagana was a staff writer on the hit TV show, Friends, before venturing into professional wrestling. Having written for WWE, ROH, TNA, and now he’s the Vice President of NWA Wrestling.
In this episode we chat writing on deadlines, the future of content, working with Billy Corgan (The Smashing Pumpkins) on NWA Wrestling, and tons more.
Pre Show Notes
— Game Over – Making a TV Pilot – The blog post with all of the behind the scenes details about making, Game Over.
— Backstage – Use code dbcast at checkout when posting a casting call for a FREE basic listing
— Dave Bullis Podcast Filmmakers Group on Facebook – a FREE filmmaking group I made on Facebook.
— Prodigy – are an English electronic music group from Braintree, Essex, formed in 1990 by keyboardist and songwriter Liam Howlett.
— Friends – is an American television sitcom, created by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, which aired on NBC from September 22, 1994, to May 6, 2004, lasting ten seasons.
— Tubebuddy – A powerful tool for Youtube that allows you to data from not only your videos but all of Youtube.
— World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) – is an American publicly traded, privately controlled entertainment company that deals primarily in professional wrestling, with revenue also coming from film, music, video games, product licensing, and direct product sales.
— Ring of Honor (ROH) – is an American professional wrestling promotion based in Baltimore, Maryland. It is a subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG), one of the largest television broadcasting companies in the United States.
— Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) – is an American professional wrestling promotion based in Nashville, Tennessee which operates as a subsidiary of Anthem Sports & Entertainment. Alongside rival Ring of Honor (ROH), GFW is viewed as the second-largest professional wrestling promotion in the United States after WWE.
— National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) – is an American professional wrestling organization. Formed in 1948, it was for a time the most recognized brand and largest governing body in professional wrestling. Under the control of the NWA Board of Directors (consisting of various prominent, regional promoters) the organization acted as a governing body for the Alliance’s national territory system which recognized one world champion, participated in talent exchanges, and collectively protected the territorial integrity of member promotions. In May 2017, it was announced that musician Billy Corgan, through his production company, Lightning One, had agreed to purchase the NWA as part of a deal that was finalized on October 1. Upon the finalization of the deal, the NWA’s affiliate agreements were allowed to lapse, transitioning it from a governing body to a regular wrestling promotion.
— Billy Corgan – is an American musician, songwriter, producer, poet, and entrepreneur. He is best known as the lead singer, primary songwriter, guitarist, and sole permanent member of The Smashing Pumpkins.