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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.

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...


Nov 13, 2017

Work of Wrestling host Tim Kail returns to answer your questions! 

You wanted to know what Tim thought about completely abandoning the idea that a pro-wrestling match is real, why he wasn't initially too keen on The Shield reunion, how big a problem sexual harassment and sexual abuse are in the pro-wrestling business,...


Oct 23, 2017

Work of Wrestling host Tim Kail asks of pro-wrestling "Is it good?" in an effort to create a more useful form of pro-wrestling debate and criticism. This episode is a companion piece to the article "But Is It Good?" The Only Worthwhile Debate In Modern Pro-Wrestling wherein Tim examines how the proliferation of...


Oct 16, 2017

This week on The Work of Wrestling podcast, host Tim Kail is joined by his friend and newcomer to the show, John Macy. Tim & John discuss the origin of John's pro-wrestling fandom, the differences between the first brand split and the current one, how the concepts of "ratings" and "television" have fundamentally changed...