WOW - EP259 - Raw vs Dynamite

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By Tim Kail. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

This week Tim Kail pits Raw against Dynamite to illustrate the difference between good and bad in professional wrestling.

Topics include:

  • Bobby Lashley's involvement in the title picture.
  • Leaps of logic that interrupt the suspension of disbelief.
  • Austin Theory and Vince McMahon's incoherent grumbling.
  • Why it's not biased to prefer one show over the other and allow that preference to inform criticism.
  • Seth Rollins & Kevin Owens working well together.
  • Talk shows embedded in Raw? Why?
  • Omas and AJ break up.
  • Chad Gable vs Randy Orton.
  • WWE making a joke out of its own tropes.
  • A Liv Morgan monologue.
  • Dynamite brimming with life.
  • Adam Cole vs Orange Cassidy.
  • Great character work.
  • The one thing professional wrestling needs more than anything else.
  • Hangman's subtle, emotional performance.
  • Wardlow being awesome.
  • Sean Spears is a sadist.
  • Ruby Soho's excellent selling.
  • Sting & Punk's face paint.

And more! Follow on Twitter @FTKail and www.facebook.com/workofwrestling

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