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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.

Nov 30, 2015

This week on The Work of Wrestling podcast host Tim Kail delivers a state of the WWE union address, focusing primarily on how Vince McMahon doesn't actually know what professional wrestling is. For The Lock-Up (10:00) frankly shares his disillusionment upon realizing that cheers and boos and constructive criticism no longer matter in the face of Vince McMahon's absolute power. For The High Spot & The Finish (30:50) Tim is joined for a moment by Ellyn Kail to discuss the value of good mentors, segueing into a discussion about the value of constructive criticism and stories about mentors who have helped Tim find his way. Email in your pro-wrestling stories to Follow Tim Kail on Twitter @MaximusWrestler and go to for he latest RAW REVIEW and editorial on the art of professional wrestling.