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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 in over 100 episodes of thoughtful arts criticism.

Jan 25, 2016

Work of Wrestling host Tim Kail is joined by Al Monelli to review the 2016 Royal Rumble pay-per-view. Tim & Al cover the IC Title match between Kevin Owens & Dean Ambrose, the Divas Title match, the nuances of The Rumble rules (or lack thereof), the majestic quality of a flying Brock Lesnar knee, and then finally their...


Jan 18, 2016

The Work of Wrestling podcast returns to the usual three-part format this week! For The Lock-Up host Tim Kail talks about Stephanie McMahon and Vince McMahon undermining Roman Reigns' push by behaving like cartoonish, bemused villains rather than sincere, vengeful overlords. For The High Spot Tim examines the...


Jan 11, 2016

This is a special mini-episode of The Work of Wrestling focused on paying homage to Tim Kail's favorite podcast Denzel Washington Is The Greatest Actor of All Time Period. DWITGAOATP hosts W. Kamau Bell & Kevin Avery gave an awesome shoutout to Tim on their show. Tim shares that shoutout in this episode, talks about his...


Jan 11, 2016

This week Work of Wrestling host Tim Kail is joined once again by his friend and lifelong pro-wrestling fan, Rob Bennet. Tim & Rob continue their discussion about the importance of maintaining kayfabe, how Kane & Daniel Bryan revitalized the WWE's tag division, and how, despite bad booking, CM Punk & Daniel...


Jan 4, 2016

This is the one year anniversary episode of The Work of Wrestling podcast! Host Tim Kail is joined by his friend and life-long pro-wrestling fan, Rob. Rob's story about pro-wrestling's transformative power was the first Finish-story Tim ever read on the podcast, and he stops by this week to discuss the current state of...