Living The Gimmick: A Pro Wrestling Podcast
Living The Gimmick: Episode 213 (Jon and Alex Del Barrio Discuss WWE in Saudi Arabia, NXT’s Presence, NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom, AEW Full Gear, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 213 (Jon and Alex Del Barrio Discuss WWE in Saudi Arabia, NXT’s Presence, NJPW’s Wrestle Kingdom, AEW Full Gear, and More)

November 5, 2019

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and guest co-host, former NXT announcer Alex Del Barrio, recap the crazy week that was WWE's experience in Saudi Arabia, NXT's presence in WWE, talk New Japan's big January show, go Beyond The Gimmick, and Josh Isenberg weighs in on WWE's brand wars!

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Time Stamps:
0:00-3:30: Welcome
3:31-39:00: WWE and NXT Talk/Crown Jewel Review
39:01-46:15: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
46:16-52:45: NJPW Talk
52:46-58:35: AEW Talk
58:36-1:01:28: Golf Clap of the Week
1:01:29-1:04:07: Waste of the Week
1:04:08-1:34:10: Beyond The Gimmick
1:34:11-1:51:00: #LTGMailCall
1:51:01-End: #Top5

Living The Gimmick: Episode 212 (Jon and Doug Discuss Declining Wrestling Viewership, WWE Crown Jewel, AEW’s Build to Full Gear, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 212 (Jon and Doug Discuss Declining Wrestling Viewership, WWE Crown Jewel, AEW’s Build to Full Gear, and More)

October 29, 2019

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald take a deep dive into the declining viewership numbers across pro wrestling, preview WWE Crown Jewel, look at Finn Balor's NXT turn, talk AEW Dynamite, and more! Plus, Josh Isenberg gives his thoughts on the current landscape. 

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Time Stamps:
0:00-4:50: Welcome
4:51-52:50: WWE and NXT Talk/Crown Jewel Preview
52:51-1:02:11: AEW Talk
1:02:12-1:15:08: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
1:02:35-1:07:33: NJPW Talk
1:07:33-1:11:08: Stupid Idea/Bad Creative
1:15:08-1:18:40: Golf Clap of the Week
1:18:41-1:22:52: Waste of the Week
1:22:53-1:27:31: Rumor Control
1:27:32-1:39:57: #LTGMailCall
1:39:58-End: #Top5

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Cameron Saldate
Jason Massey
Robert O'Reilly
"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 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Living The Gimmick: Episode 211 (Jon and Doug Discuss NJPW of America, WWE’s Firing of Eric Bischoff, the Wednesday Night War, WWE TV, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 211 (Jon and Doug Discuss NJPW of America, WWE’s Firing of Eric Bischoff, the Wednesday Night War, WWE TV, and More)

October 22, 2019

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss NJPW of America, WWE's firing of Eric Bischoff, the Wednesday Night War, WWE's "paint-by-numbers" TV product, and more!

 

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Time Stamps:
0:00-3:20: Welcome
3:20-41:55: WWE Talk
41:55-53:13: AEW Talk
53:14-1:02:34: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
1:02:35-1:07:33: NJPW Talk
1:07:33-1:11:08: Stupid Idea/Bad Creative
1:11:09-1:15:27: Golf Clap of the Week
1:15:28-1:18:17: Waste of the Week
1:18:18-1:20:19: Rumor Control
1:20:20-1:33:52: #LTGMailCall
1:33:53-1:43:39: #Top5

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Cameron Saldate
Jason Massey
Robert O'Reilly
"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 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Living The Gimmick: Episode 210 (Jon and Doug Review WWE’s Recent Superstar Draft, AEW’s Dynamite, the Death of The Fiend Character, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 210 (Jon and Doug Review WWE’s Recent Superstar Draft, AEW’s Dynamite, the Death of The Fiend Character, and More)

October 15, 2019

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review the recent WWE draft that sent separate rosters of talent to RAW and Smackdown, discuss the potential death of Bray Wyatt's Fiend character, AEW's Dynamite, and more!

 

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Time Stamps:
0:00-4:09: Welcome 
4:10-34:12: WWE Talk: Draft Review, Crown Jewel Card Breakdown, NXT TV
34:13-44:58: AEW Talk
44:59-53:39: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
53:40-1:00:48: Golf Clap of the Week
1:00:49-1:04:07: Waste of the Week
1:04:08-1:10:24: Rumor Control
1:10:25-1:23:57: #LTGMailCall
1:23:58-1:36:19: #Top5

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Cameron Saldate
Robert O'Reilly
"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 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Living The Gimmick: Episode 209 (Jon and Doug Discuss the Winners and Losers of the Most Important Week in Modern Wrestling History and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 209 (Jon and Doug Discuss the Winners and Losers of the Most Important Week in Modern Wrestling History and More)

October 8, 2019

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss the winners and losers throughout the most important week in modern wrestling, review the cluster that was WWE Hell in a Cell, and more!

 

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Time Stamps:
0:00-13:06: Welcome / Winners and Losers Throughout the Most Important Week in Modern Professional Wrestling
13:07-52:21: WWE Talk: Hell In a Cell Review / Smackdown on FOX debut / RAW / NXT
52:22-1:01:33: AEW Talk
1:01:34-1:10:57: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
1:10:58-1:17:42: Golf Clap of the Week
1:17:43-1:20:43: Waste of the Week
1:20:44-1:24:52: Rumor Control
1:24:53-1:37:57: #LTGMailCall
1:37:58-1:56:34: #Top5

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Cameron Saldate
Jason Massey
Robert O'Reilly
"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 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Living The Gimmick: Episode 208 (Jon and Doug Review the Season Premiere of RAW, Preview the Upcoming AEW Debut, Smackdown’s Move to FOX, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 208 (Jon and Doug Review the Season Premiere of RAW, Preview the Upcoming AEW Debut, Smackdown’s Move to FOX, and More)

October 1, 2019

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review the Season Premiere of Monday Night RAW, preview AEW's TV debut edition of Dynamite, as well as Smackdown's debut on FOX, and more!

 

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Time Stamps:
0:00-10:59: Welcome and Discussion About the Week
11:00-49:54: WWE/NXT Talk
49:55-1:00:39: AEW Talk
1:00:39-1:07:30: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
1:07:30-1:10:20: Golf Clap of the Week
1:10:21-1:14:24: Waste of the Week
1:14:24-1:20:37: Rumor Control
1:20:38-1:33:09: #LTGMailCall
1:33:10-1:40:20: #Top5

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Cameron Saldate
Jason Massey
Robert O'Reilly
"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 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Living The Gimmick: Episode 207 (Doug and Josh Nason from WrestlingObserver.com Discuss All Things WWE, NXT, AEW, IMPACT, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 207 (Doug and Josh Nason from WrestlingObserver.com Discuss All Things WWE, NXT, AEW, IMPACT, and More)

September 25, 2019

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Doug McDonald and WrestlingObserver.com's Josh Nason discuss all things WWE, NXT, AEW, IMPACT, and NJPW as the wrestling world prepares for a major landscape-shift next week!

 

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Time Stamps:
0:00-5:50: Welcome/Introduction of Guest Host Josh Nason from WrestlingObserver.com
5:50-49:46: WWE/NXT Talk
49:47-55:55: AEW/IMPACT Talk
55:55-1:00:11: Golf Clap of the Week
1:00:11-1:03:16: Waste of the Week
1:03:17-1:07:40: Rumor Control
1:07:40-1:14:44: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
1:14:45-1:33:16: #LTGMailCall
1:33:16-1:53:16: #Top5

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Cameron Saldate
Jason Massey
Robert O'Reilly
"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 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Living The Gimmick: Episode 206 (Jon and Doug Review WWE Clash of Champions, Preview NXT on USA, Talk RAW, Smackdown, AEW, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 206 (Jon and Doug Review WWE Clash of Champions, Preview NXT on USA, Talk RAW, Smackdown, AEW, and More)

September 18, 2019

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review WWE Clash of Champions, discuss all the latest news surrounding RAW and Smackdown, NXT on USA, AEW, and more!

 

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Time Stamps:
0:00-51:48: WWE Talk/Clash of Champions Review
51:48-59:32: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
59:32-1:06:25: AEW Talk
1:06:25-1:09:08: Golf Clap of the Week
1:09:08-1:12:18: Waste of the Week
1:12:19-1:17:17: Rumor Control
1:17:17-1:33:04: #LTGMailCall
1:33:05-1:41:03: #Top5 Favorite NXT Matches Ever

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Cameron Saldate
Jason Massey
Robert O'Reilly
"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 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Living The Gimmick: Episode 205 (Jon and Doug Preview WWE Clash of Champions, Explore News Topics Surrounding WWE, NXT, AEW, Anthem and Impact, NJPW, and More)

Living The Gimmick: Episode 205 (Jon and Doug Preview WWE Clash of Champions, Explore News Topics Surrounding WWE, NXT, AEW, Anthem and Impact, NJPW, and More)

September 11, 2019

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald preview WWE Clash of Champions, discuss all the latest news surrounding WWE, NXT, AEW, NJPW, Anthem and IMPACT, and more!

 

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Time Stamps:
0:00-4:13: WWE Talk
28:47-43:08: Clash of Champions Predictions
43:09-55:44: Through the Eyes of Isenberg
55:45-1:02:04: AEW / IMPACT Talk
1:02:05-1:05:23: Golf Clap of the Week
1:05:24-1:10:53: Waste of the Week
1:10:54-1:15:40: Rumor Control
1:15:41-1:25:59: #LTGMailCall
1:26:00-1:41:45: #Top5 Favorite WWE MSG Moments

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Cameron Saldate
Jason Massey
Robert O'Reilly
"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 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Living The Gimmick: HURRICANE WATCH…and a Major Wrestling Weekend Recap (Doug McDonald Battles Through Illness as Jon Battles a Hurricane to Recap AEW All Out, NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff, and More!)

Living The Gimmick: HURRICANE WATCH…and a Major Wrestling Weekend Recap (Doug McDonald Battles Through Illness as Jon Battles a Hurricane to Recap AEW All Out, NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff, and More!)

September 4, 2019

On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Doug McDonald battles through illness (while Jon Alba battles with a hurricane) to recap AEW All Out, NXT UK TakeOver: Cardiff, WWE TV, Clash of Champions, and more!

 

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Time Stamps:
0:00-11:04: Intro/Welcome
11:05-21:24: NXT UK TakeOver Cardiff
21:25-42:02: AEW All Out
42:02-1:03:20: WWE TV Talk
1:03:21-1:03:35: Golf Clap of the Week
1:03:36-1:07:30: Waste of the Week
1:07:31-1:08:05: Rumor Control
1:08:06-1:30:04: #LTGMailCall

 

 

Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
Josh Jones
Cameron Saldate
Jason Massey
Robert O'Reilly
"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 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/