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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.

May 29, 2017

There are six common criticisms leveled at the push of Jinder Mahal.

1) He looks like he's using steroids. 2) The WWE is just pushing him to appeal to the Indian market. 3) He's bad on the mic. 4) He can't wrestle. 5) He was jobbing just a week before his push so there was no build. 6) He just doesn't deserve it.

Do any...


May 22, 2017

Work of Wrestling host Tim Kail reviews the latest #SDLive-themed WWE pay-per-view Backlash. Tim covers everything from the lackluster to the sublime. He even offers up a couple good old-fashioned impassioned rants about the state of the Sami Zayn character and the state of Women's Wrestling (the "family friendly"...


May 1, 2017

Work of Wrestling host Tim Kail reviews the surprisingly entertaining, way better than it needed to be, WWE pay-per-view, Payback. From Kevin Owen's chin-lock to Jeff Hardy's tooth to Alexa Bliss' delightful evilness to the WWE's concerted effort to build sympathy for Roman Reigns, Tim breaks it all down, tackling all...