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Dec 19, 2022

Warning: this episode contains descriptions of suicidal ideation and depression.

This week Work Of Wrestling host Tim Kail is joined by longtime listener, occasional contributor, and overall friend of the pod Daniel Lee. 

Topics include:

  • The origin of Daniel's fandom.
  • Explaining your pro-wrestling fandom to people who...

Dec 5, 2022

Work Of Wrestling host, Tim Kail, is joined by the iconic pro-wrestler, podcaster, and comedian Colt Cabana.

Topics include:

  • when Colt first starting thinking of pro-wrestling as an art.
  • why Colt thinks it's harder to be a babyface than a heel.
  • the two Art of Wrestling guests who made Colt nervous.
  • what it's like to...

Sep 19, 2022

This week host Tim Kail is joined by Kayla Fabienne, a writer, teacher, ring announcer, and lover of professional wrestling.

You can read her and others' work on

Topics include:

  • the unappreciated role of the ring bell.
  • the difficulty of music cues.
  • the improvisational nature of...

Nov 2, 2020

Work Of Wrestling host, Tim Kail, is joined by author Barry Hess to discuss the trilogy of matches between Superstar Billy Graham and The American Dream Dusty Rhodes.

Topics include:

  • What makes a "babyface territory".
  • The irrelevance of the term "sports centric".
  • Bringing icons back to life in writing.
  • The enduring joy...

Sep 30, 2019

Work Of Wrestling host Tim Kail is joined by his old friend John Macy to discuss the forthcoming exciting week in professional wrestling!

Topics include:

  • The significance of SmackDown moving to Fox and what it might mean for RAW's status as "The A Show"
  • What WWE can learn from the Marvel Cinematic Universe
  • Jon Moxley...