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Professional wrestling is an art. The Work of Wrestling is dedicated to exploring that simple truth. Host & author Tim Kail analyzes wrestling matches, explicates promos, reviews pay-per-views, and shares personal stories in an effort to provide pro-wrestling the in-depth arts criticism it genuinely deserves.

Jul 27, 2015

Monday Night Raw, killer robots, Shakespeare as a badass, and YOUR emails make up this fun episode of the Work of Wrestling podcast! For "The Lock-Up" (7:00) host Tim Kail gives his immediate reaction to the end of the July 20th, 2015 episode of Monday Night Raw. For The High Spot (17:00) Tim argues that pro-wrestlers should study Shakespeare (soliloquies and monologues) for inspiration becuase of his plays' great "promos" - focusing specifically on Ralph Feinnes adapdation of Corialanus. For The Finish (34:00) Tim reads YOUR emails reacting to the July 20th 2015 episode of RAW - focusing specifically on people's reaction to Kevin Owens' recent feud with John Cena.