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May 25, 2020

Tim Kail, host of The Work Of Wrestling reviews, AEW's latest PPV, Double Or Nothing.

Topics include:

  • Why different forms of comedy, blended together, must compliment, rather than negate, each other.
  • What MJF gets right and how Jungle Boy may evolve.
  • Cody's perfectly calibrated performance and Lance Archer's blend of...


May 23, 2020

In this mini-episode, Work Of Wrestling host Tim Kail introduces his new recording equipment!

He began with a USB condenser microphone in 2015, moved on to the Zoom H4N with a Shure SM58 later that year, and now he's working with a Zoom LiveTrak L-8 Mixer and an Electro Voice RE320.

Don't worry - there will be a new...


May 18, 2020

Tim Kail examines artistic realism in professional wrestling; what distinguishes realistic wrestling from surrealistic or impressionistic wrestling, and the various potential approaches to realism.

Topics include:

  • The definition of "Realism" as an artistic movement or genre.
  • Bret Hart as "The Technician".
  • Steve Austin...


May 11, 2020

Tim Kail is joined by his wife, Ellyn, to discuss the relationship between art, commerce, and morality...before Tim's curiosity for Money In The Bank gets the better of him.

Topics include:

  • The difference between engaging with art and being a consumer.
  • The highly personal nature of morality, values, and...


The Evolution Of A Podcaster by Tim Kail

May 9, 2020

“Welcome one and all to The Work Of Wrestling podcast where professional wrestling is analyzed and celebrated as an artistic medium…”

 

 

I first recorded those words from inside a closet in December of 2014. 

I thought being in a confined space would improve the audio quality. I also, secretly, liked the idea of...