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WOW - EP198 - The Road

The Work Of Wrestling

Release Date: 02/10/2020

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

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

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

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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.

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“Welcome one and all to The Work Of Wrestling podcast where professional wrestling is analyzed and celebrated as an artistic medium…”     I first recorded those words from inside a closet in December of 2014.  I thought being in a confined space would improve the audio quality. I also, secretly, liked the idea of being able to one day tell this story; the auditory-equivalent of Silicon Valley’s legendary garages. Turns out getting a better microphone was the key to better audio.  Five years later, I could still do better in that regard. I know my levels are too low....

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After losing his way, a young man reconnects with pro-wrestling and discovers love in an unexpected place.

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The Work Of Wrestling host, Tim Kail, has launched The Work Of Wrestling: Stories - a new way for you, the listener & pro-wrestling fans all over the world, to reconnect and take pleasure in a shared love of wrestling.

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Tim Kail endeavors to better understand the basic building block of pro-wrestling storytelling: "the move".

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Tim Kail discusses the concept of cognitive dissonance, being completely honest with one's self, and his relationship with WWE.

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Work Of Wrestling host Tim Kail discusses the value of gaining some distance from our emotions when attempting to constructively critique art.

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The Road to WrestleMania has felt especially bumpy in recent years. Work Of Wrestling host Tim Kail wonders why that is, and endeavors to find an answer. His search takes him into the past, beginning at the 1993 Royal Rumble and ending at WrestleMania 17.

What he discovers forever changes his perspective on The Royal Rumble and The Road to WrestleMania.

Topics include:

  • WrestleManias IX - XVII.
  • Royal Rumbles 1993 - 2001.
  • Raw from 1993 - 2001.
  • Vince McMahon's remarkably consistent perspective on professional wrestling.
  • The true purpose of The Royal Rumble.
  • The underlying reason modern WWE feels more random and how that affects today's fan.
  • The true birth of the Mr. McMahon Character.
  • The role fans play in shaping Mania.
  • The need to adapt WWE's booking model to the tastes and purchasing habits of the modern era.

Follow Tim on Twitter @WorkOfWrestling and www.facebook.com/theworkofwrestling

Thanks for listening!