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Wrestling Mayhem Show 889: Amateur Truck Guy Reese Hayes

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  • Our crew discuss the decline of physical media for WWE and wrestling in general, and whether there is still a market for DVDs, VHS tapes, etc. Reese and some of the guests don’t have extensive wrestling media collections.
  • 880 Champion Amateur Wrestler Reese Hayes talks about his background in filmmaking, including a web series he makes called “Cobblestoned” that can be found on YouTube under “Dashing Agent”. He discusses how making videos and movies gets him interested in the production side of wrestling.
  • Rob shares details about his experience working on the crew for the recent AEW show Collision in Erie, PA. He helps run cables and work with the camera crew. They talk about the interactions between talent and crew at AEW compared to WWE, and how Rob knows many of the wrestlers backstage from the indie scene.
  • There is discussion about camera work in wrestling, including how to properly film alongside the action in the ring and move out of the way when needed. Reese and Rob can relate that to their own experiences filming matches.
  • The guests share some recent lessons learned in wrestling: it’s very difficult but rewarding (Reese); production people in wrestling often know and work with each other frequently across companies (Rob); wrestling references are everywhere, even in video games (Joe).

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