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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 http://thespectacleofexcess.com.

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...


Sep 23, 2019

Work Of Wrestling host Tim Kail is joined by his friend Rob Bennett to discuss all things modern pro-wrestling.

Topics include:

  • Rob & Tim's WrestleMania adventure in April - how they prepared and their advice for fellow fans
  • Jon Moxley's podcast with Chris Jericho
  • Moxley's performance in New Japan
  • AEW's connections to...


Sep 9, 2019

Work Of Wrestling host Tim Kail interviews Al Monelli about the past ten years of trials, tribulations, artistic discoveries, and wrestling revelations.

Tim & Al reminisce about the good ole days in college when they watched Monday Night Raw on a weekly basis, and talk loving John Cena (long before it was cool to love...