The Work of Wrestling

EXPLORING THE ART OF PROFESSIONAL WRESTLING

Professional wrestling is an art. The Work of Wrestling is dedicated that simple truth.

WORK OF WRESTLING PODCAST

This week on The Work of Wrestling podcast host Tim Kail reviews the SDCC Mattell, WWE panel for The Lock Up (14:50), exploring how a modern kayfabe can revitalize professional wrestling and enhance the viewers' emotional investment. For The High Spot (23:45) Tim plays a section of his Beast in the East real-time review that got deleted, where he counters the argument that excuses RAW's woes because it's three hours and marketed towards casuals. For The Finish (41:35) Tim tells a personal story about pro-wrestling action figures, and the experience of aging beyond the magic of such toys. To submit a story email wrestlingworks@gmail.com.

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