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Professional wrestling is an art. The Work of Wrestling Podcast is dedicated to exploring that simple truth. Host Tim Kail, Editor In Chief at www.workofwrestling.com, analyzes wrestling shows, explicates promos, examines social issues, and shares personal stories about pro-wrestling's cultural merit.

Jan 29, 2018

Tim Kail and Al Monelli return to review WWE's latest Royal Rumble!

They cover every match and then some, waxing philosophic on all things wrestling and all things Rumble.

What trend did this Rumble break? What has the WWE finally figured out about its main titles and the different audiences those titles service? Why...


Dec 25, 2017

For the 2017 finale of Work of Wrestling podcast Tim Kail delivers his real-time commentary for the WrestleMania X-7 classic Steve Austin vs The Rock for the WWF Championship.

Tim details how this match changed him as a 15-year-old kid, why he believes art can provide life-lessons in disillusionment and heartbreak in...


Dec 18, 2017

Work Of Wrestling podcast returns to its original three-part format for this special retrospective on the year 2017.

For "The Lock-Up", host Tim Kail reviews wrestling in 2017 (at least everything he's seen), covering Kevin Owens and The Festival of Friendship, Jinder Mahal's unexpected but welcome rise and what we can...


Dec 11, 2017

Work of Wrestling host Tim Kail is joined by resident Bret Hart-expert Al Monelli to finally discuss Bret's New York Times Bestselling autobiography Hitman: My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling. Tim & Al dissect the quality of Bret's writing, the one-of-a-kind nature of his story, his unparalleled devotion to...


Nov 20, 2017

Work of Wrestling host Tim Kail reviews Survivor Series!

First, Tim wonders aloud if he's actually supposed to care which brand wins, why any of this is happening, and what the stakes really are beyond "bragging rights". Then he continues moving into specifics about the matches and why everything about this show existed...