Living The Gimmick: A Pro Wrestling Podcast
Living The Gimmick: Episode 275 (ECW Guilty As Charged 1999 Watch-Along)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 275 (ECW Guilty As Charged 1999 Watch-Along)

January 19, 2021

On this edition of "Living The Gimmick," join Jon Alba and Doug McDonald as they watch-along to "ECW Guilty As Charged 1999," as voted on by you for our annual January watch-along show!

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Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Robert O'Reilly
George Sin
Tyler Speed
Jasyn Massey
Chris Rains
"Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platforms
Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,
Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),
Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),
Fesliyan Studios (www.fesliyanstudios.com),
and Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com).
Please visit all three sites to check out and support these great artists! 
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Living The Gimmick: Episode 274 (AEW Bullet Club Reunion, WWE NXT New Year’s Evil, Wrestle Kingdom 15, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 274 (AEW Bullet Club Reunion, WWE NXT New Year’s Evil, Wrestle Kingdom 15, and More)

January 12, 2021

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba Doug McDonald, and Josh Isenberg delve into one of the biggest angles in wrestling in some time, as Bullet Club hits AEW. What's next to come for the iconic stable in All Elite Wrestling? They discuss.

Plus, a review of NXT: New Year's Evil, and Producer Josh hops on to discuss Wrestle Kingdom 15!

 

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Time Stamps:
0:00: Welcome
11:18: AEW
23:54: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
35:20: NXT/WWE
1:03:00: NJPW
1:17:25: Golf Clap of the Week
1:19:35: Waste of the Week
1:21:44: Rumor Control
1:24:35: #LTGMailCall
1:37:09: Top 5

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Robert O'Reilly
George Sin
Tyler Speed
Jasyn Massey
Chris Rains
"Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platforms
Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,
Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),
Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),
Fesliyan Studios (www.fesliyanstudios.com),
and Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com).
Please visit all three sites to check out and support these great artists! 
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution
 
Living The Gimmick: Episode 273 (2020 LTG Year-End Awards, AEW Brodie Lee Tribute, WWE NXT New Year’s Evil Picks, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 273 (2020 LTG Year-End Awards, AEW Brodie Lee Tribute, WWE NXT New Year’s Evil Picks, and More)

January 5, 2021

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald reveal the 2020 Living The Gimmick Year-End Award winners! Who will take home the prizes? Find out!

Plus, a review of AEW's Brodie Lee tribute, previewing NXT: New Year's Evil, and more!

 

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Time Stamps:
0:00: Welcome
7:00: 2020 Living The Gimmick Year-End Awards
54:35: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
1:02:28: AEW
1:12:06: NXT/WWE
1:26:47: Golf Clap of the Week
1:28:27: Waste of the Week
1:31:11: Rumor Control
1:37:30: #LTGMailCall
1:51:47: Top 5

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Robert O'Reilly
George Sin
Tyler Speed
Jasyn Massey
Chris Rains
"Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platforms
Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,
Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),
Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),
Fesliyan Studios (www.fesliyanstudios.com),
and Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com).
Please visit all three sites to check out and support these great artists! 
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution
 
 
Living The Gimmick: Episode 272 (A Tribute to Brodie Lee)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 272 (A Tribute to Brodie Lee)

December 29, 2020

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba, Doug McDonald, and Josh Isenberg pay tribute to the life of former WWE and AEW star Jon Huber, also known as "Luke Harper" and "Brodie Lee."

A discussion on the life of one of the most beloved talents of this era, journalism ethics, love, respect, and more as we close out 2020.

 

Become a Patron of Living The Gimmick! Gain access to EXCLUSIVE video/audio content, LTG merchandise, & more by visiting Patreon.com/livingthegimmick & becoming a #LTGPatron today!

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Robert O'Reilly
George Sin
Tyler Speed
Jasyn Massey
Chris Rains
"Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platforms
Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,
Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),
Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),
Fesliyan Studios (www.fesliyanstudios.com),
and Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com).
Please visit all three sites to check out and support these great artists! 
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution
 
 
Living The Gimmick: Episode 271 (2020 LTG Year-End Awards Nominations, WWE TLC, AEW, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 271 (2020 LTG Year-End Awards Nominations, WWE TLC, AEW, and More)

December 22, 2020

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald take you through the 2020 Living The Gimmick Year-End Award nominees! Who will take home the prizes? Hear our thoughts!

Plus, a review of WWE's "TLC" PPV, Josh Isenberg's thoughts on the WWE women's division, and more!

 

Become a Patron of Living The Gimmick! Gain access to EXCLUSIVE video/audio content, LTG merchandise, & more by visiting Patreon.com/livingthegimmick & becoming a #LTGPatron today!

 

Time Stamps:
0:00: Funeral for MITB
6:30: Welcome
10:30: 2020 Living The Gimmick Year-End Award Nominations
37:40: WWE TLC 
59:10: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
1:09:27: NXT
1:13:22: AEW
1:19:21: Golf Clap of the Week
1:23:11: Waste of the Week
1:28:50: Rumor Control
1:33:40: #LTGMailCall
1:48:44: Top 5

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Robert O'Reilly
George Sin
Tyler Speed
Jasyn Massey
Chris Rains
"Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platforms
Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,
Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),
Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),
Fesliyan Studios (www.fesliyanstudios.com),
and Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com).
Please visit all three sites to check out and support these great artists! 
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution
Living The Gimmick: Episode 270 (Kenny Omega, AEW, Impact, WWE TLC, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 270 (Kenny Omega, AEW, Impact, WWE TLC, and More)

December 15, 2020

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and a returning Doug McDonald take a deep dive into the emergence of Kenny Omega, the impact he makes on...Impact...and what's next for him in AEW!

Plus, Josh Isenberg joins as the three give their "WWE TLC" predictions, and much more!

 

Become a Patron of Living The Gimmick! Gain access to EXCLUSIVE video/audio content, LTG merchandise, & more by visiting Patreon.com/livingthegimmick & becoming a #LTGPatron today!

 

Time Stamps:
0:00: Welcome
15:18: AEW/Kenny Omega/Impact
36:44: WWE TLC Predictions
53:44: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
1:02:09: NXT
1:05:30: Golf Clap of the Week
1:08:21: Waste of the Week
1:15:10: Rumor Control
1:19:52: #LTGMailCall
1:29:43: Top 5

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Robert O'Reilly
George Sin
Tyler Speed
Jasyn Massey
Chris Rains
"Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platforms
Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,
Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),
Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),
Fesliyan Studios (www.fesliyanstudios.com),
and Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com).
Please visit all three sites to check out and support these great artists! 
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution
Living The Gimmick: Episode 269 (The Young Bucks AEW Interview, NXT TakeOver: War Games, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 269 (The Young Bucks AEW Interview, NXT TakeOver: War Games, and More)

December 8, 2020

They're one of the most groundbreaking tag teams in the history of professional wrestling, and they join "Living The Gimmick" on #LTG269! Jon Alba and Doug McDonald are joined by the AEW Tag Team Champions, The Young Bucks, as they discuss "Winter Is Coming," Sting's debut, working with Impact, and more!

For the rest of the episode, Jon and Josh Isenberg have your full review for "NXT TakeOver: War Games" and their Top 5 potential Sting matches in AEW!

Become a Patron of Living The Gimmick! Gain access to EXCLUSIVE video/audio content, LTG merchandise, & more by visiting Patreon.com/livingthegimmick & becoming a #LTGPatron today!

 

Time Stamps:
0:00: Welcome
5:30: NXT TakeOver: War Games and WWE 
33:51: AEW
45:21: The Young Bucks Interview
1:06:49: Golf Clap of the Week
1:10:26: Waste of the Week
1:14:44: Rumor Control
1:19:14: Top 5

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Chris Rains
Josh Jones
Robert O'Reilly
George Sin
Tyler Speed
Jasyn Massey
"Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platforms
Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,
Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),
Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),
Fesliyan Studios (www.fesliyanstudios.com),
and Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com).
Please visit all three sites to check out and support these great artists! 
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution
Living The Gimmick: Episode 268 (WWE Survivor Series 2002 Watch-Along and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 268 (WWE Survivor Series 2002 Watch-Along and More)

December 1, 2020

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Doug McDonald and Jon Alba join you to watch-along with this retro-WWE PPV, "WWE Survivor Series" from 2002!

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Robert O'Reilly
George Sin
Tyler Speed
Jasyn Massey
"Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platforms
Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,
Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),
Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),
Fesliyan Studios (www.fesliyanstudios.com),
and Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com).
Please visit all three sites to check out and support these great artists! 
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution
Living The Gimmick: Episode 267 (Taker’s Final Farewell, Survivor Series Reactions, AEW Thoughts, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 267 (Taker’s Final Farewell, Survivor Series Reactions, AEW Thoughts, and More)

November 24, 2020

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Doug 'O' Mac returns, and is joined by special guest host Connor Casey (from ComicBook.com)!

 

The duo share their thoughts on Taker's "final farewell," Survivor Series 2020, what their favorite Undertaker "return" was, and more! 

 

Become a Patron of Living The Gimmick! Gain access to EXCLUSIVE video/audio content, LTG merchandise, & more by visiting Patreon.com/livingthegimmick & becoming a #LTGPatron today!

 

Time Stamps:
0:00: Welcome
4:40: WWE Talk (Survivor Series, etc.)
1:06:22: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
1:14:22: AEW
1:26:25: Golf Clap of the Week
1:31:42: Waste of the Week
1:33:43: Rumor Control
1:39:45: #LTGMailCall
1:48:47: Top 5

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Robert O'Reilly
George Sin
Tyler Speed
Jasyn Massey
"Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platforms
Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,
Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),
Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),
Fesliyan Studios (www.fesliyanstudios.com),
and Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com).
Please visit all three sites to check out and support these great artists! 
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution
Living The Gimmick: Episode 266 (WWE, Zelina Vega, and Unionization, Survivor Series, AEW, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 266 (WWE, Zelina Vega, and Unionization, Survivor Series, AEW, and More)

November 17, 2020

***NOTE*** THIS EPISODE WAS TAPED PRIOR TO MONDAY NIGHT RAW, AND PRIOR TO THE SAG-AFTRA STATEMENT REGARDING ZELINA VEGA

It's one of the biggest stories of the year in pro wrestling, and Jon Alba and Josh Isenberg are here to break it down on this week's "Living The Gimmick" on #LTG266! Join the two as they discuss the prospect of WWE, pro wrestling, and unionization, while also making their picks for "Survivor Series!"

Plus, some thoughts on AEW's big week, and is this the end for The Undertaker?

Become a Patron of Living The Gimmick! Gain access to EXCLUSIVE video/audio content, LTG merchandise, & more by visiting Patreon.com/livingthegimmick & becoming a #LTGPatron today!

 

Time Stamps:
0:00: Welcome
4:03: Zelina Vega/WWE Unionization
31:45: Survivor Series
52:38: NXT
57:04: AEW
1:12:30: Golf Clap of the Week
1:15:22: Waste of the Week
1:19:50: Rumor Control
1:23:01: #LTGMailCall
1:34:31: Top 5

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Robert O'Reilly
George Sin
Tyler Speed
Jasyn Massey
"Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platforms
Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,
Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),
Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),
Fesliyan Studios (www.fesliyanstudios.com),
and Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com).
Please visit all three sites to check out and support these great artists! 
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution
 

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