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Jun 1, 2020

Tim Kail is joined by his friend John Macy to discuss the instantly iconic Stadium Stampede from AEW's latest pay-per-view Double Or Nothing.

Topics include:

  • Jon Moxley vs Brodie Lee.
  • The debate around Cody vs Lance Archer.
  • Forms of comedy and how the Stadium Stampede embodies almost all of them.
  • The surrealist humor...


May 25, 2020

Tim Kail, host of The Work Of Wrestling reviews, AEW's latest PPV, Double Or Nothing.

Topics include:

  • Why different forms of comedy, blended together, must compliment, rather than negate, each other.
  • What MJF gets right and how Jungle Boy may evolve.
  • Cody's perfectly calibrated performance and Lance Archer's blend of...


May 23, 2020

In this mini-episode, Work Of Wrestling host Tim Kail introduces his new recording equipment!

He began with a USB condenser microphone in 2015, moved on to the Zoom H4N with a Shure SM58 later that year, and now he's working with a Zoom LiveTrak L-8 Mixer and an Electro Voice RE320.

Don't worry - there will be a new...


May 18, 2020

Tim Kail examines artistic realism in professional wrestling; what distinguishes realistic wrestling from surrealistic or impressionistic wrestling, and the various potential approaches to realism.

Topics include:

  • The definition of "Realism" as an artistic movement or genre.
  • Bret Hart as "The Technician".
  • Steve Austin...


May 11, 2020

Tim Kail is joined by his wife, Ellyn, to discuss the relationship between art, commerce, and morality...before Tim's curiosity for Money In The Bank gets the better of him.

Topics include:

  • The difference between engaging with art and being a consumer.
  • The highly personal nature of morality, values, and...