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May 26, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba, Josh Isenberg, and Doug McDonald review the AEW "Double or Nothing" show, as Jon and Doug take a deep dive into the one-year anniversary of AEW programming. Plus, a HEATED argument over WWE's build to "Backlash" breaks out between mom and dad! 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:0:00-4:52: Welcome4:52-45:58: AEW "Double or Nothing" Review45:59-53:38: Through The Eyes of Isenberg53:39-1:06:05: A Year of AEW1:06:06-1:29:21: Golf Clap of the Week1:29:22-1:33:49: Waste of the Week1:33:50-1:38:18: Miscellaneous notes/The Last Ride 1:38:19-1:40:16: Rumor Control1:40:17-1:47:23: #LTGMailCall1:47:24-End: #Top5 Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'ReillyGeorge Sin "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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
May 19, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba, Josh Isenberg, and Doug McDonald make their predictions for the upcoming AEW "Double or Nothing" show, and take a deep dive into The Undertaker's "The Last Ride" documentary. Plus, THE GREATEST WRESTLING MATCH EVER! 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:0:00-7:14: Welcome7:214-51:58: AEW "Double or Nothing" predictions51:59-59:56: WWE TV talk59:57-1:15:02: The Last Ride1:15:03-1:20:19: Golf Clap of the Week1:20:20-1:31:37: Waste of the Week1:31:38-1:36:52: Rumor Control1:36:52-1:53:27: #LTGMailCall1:53:27-End: #Top5 Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'ReillyGeorge Sin "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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
May 12, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba, Josh Isenberg, and Doug McDonald give their thoughts on Becky Lynch's pregnancy and what WWE can do next to build its women's division! Doug and Jon then delve deep into "Money in the Bank" and "The Last Ride." Plus, is Jon Moxley/Brodie Lee a PPV main-event caliber match?  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:0:00-4:19: Welcome4:20-17:16: Becky Lynch is pregnant17:17-24:15: Through the Eyes of Isenberg24:16-1:17:45: WWE Talk (MITB, TV, NXT, The Last Ride)1:17:46-1:32:09: AEW Talk1:32:10-1:33:26: Golf Clap of the Week1:33:27-1:43:37: Waste of the Week1:43:38-1:48:21: Rumor Control1:48:22-1:59:14: #LTGMailCall1:59:15-End: #Top5
May 5, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba, Josh Isenberg, and Doug McDonald delve into whether or not WWE is actually up for sale, before making "Money in the Bank" predictions. Plus, is Cody now a heel in AEW? And why won't WWE recognize Roman Reigns?  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:0:00-3:58: Welcome3:59-1:06:19: WWE TV/NXT/Money in the Bank1:06:20-1:17:22: AEW Talk1:17:23-1:22:55: Golf Clap of the Week1:22:56-1:28:00: Waste of the Week1:28:01-1:36:16: Rumor Control1:36:17-1:47:19: #LTGMailCall1:47:20-End: #Top5
April 30, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, join Jon Alba, Doug McDonald, and Nikolai Nabet as they watch WrestleMania X-8, as voted on by you the fans for #LTGMania!     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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
April 28, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald look at another wild week of news in WWE. Is it possible to make stars in the era of no fans? Josh Isenberg also gives his WWE thoughts. Plus, why AEW running live may not be the most well-thought out idea.      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:0:00-5:32: Welcome5:33-41:57: WWE TV/NXT/WWE Making Stars/MITB41:58:26-50:12: Through the Eyes of Isenberg50:13-1:02:43: AEW Talk1:02:44-1:06:56: Golf Clap of the Week1:06:57-1:11:26: Waste of the Week1:11:27-1:16:53: Rumor Control1:16:54-1:28:05: #LTGMailCall1:28:06-End: #Top5   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
April 21, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba Doug McDonald take a deep dive into the WWE talent releases. Were they warranted? What comes next for many of those talent? Josh Isenberg gives his thoughts as to who could break out.     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:0:00-5:49: Welcome5:50-36:25: WWE Releases36:26-47:44: Through the Eyes of Isenberg47:48-1:13:47: More WWE/NXT Talk1:13:48-1:21:43: AEW/BTE 200 Talk1:21:44-1:25:30: Golf Clap of the Week1:25:31-1:30:24: Waste of the Week1:30:25-1:34:05: Rumor Control1:34:06-1:51:00: #LTGMailCall1:51:01-End: #Top5   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
April 14, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba, Doug McDonald, and Josh Isenberg hold a roundtable discussion regarding WWE's newly acquired essential status, recap the week in wrestling, 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:0:00-7:06: Welcome7:07-1:04:49: WWE Talk1:04:50-1:14:07: NXT Talk1:14:08-1:23:02: AEW Talk1:23:02-1:25:17: Golf Clap of the Week1:25:18-1:30:06: Waste of the Week1:30:07-1:35:52: Rumor Control1:35:52-1:51:08: #LTGMailCall1:51:09-End: #Top5   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
April 7, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba, Doug McDonald, and Josh Isenberg review WrestleMania 36, discuss the prospects of the event moving to two nights, talk the genius of Chris Jericho, 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:0:00-6:29: Welcome/#LTGMania6:30-59:20: WrestleMania 36 Preview59:21-1:08:50: Through the Eyes of Isenberg1:08:51-1:18:15: More WWE/NXT Talk1:18:16-1:21:46: AEW Talk1:21:47-1:23:33: Golf Clap of the Week1:23:34-1:27:44: Waste of the Week1:27:45-1:30:14: Rumor Control1:30:15-1:43:20: #LTGMailCall1:43:21-End: #Top5   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
March 31, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba, Doug McDonald, and Josh Isenberg give their WrestleMania 36 predictions, talk the AEW TNT Championship, 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:0:00-7:45: Welcome/GoFundMe Information7:46-51:23: WrestleMania 36 Preview51:24-1:02:26: Through the Eyes of Isenberg1:02:27-1:04:49: NXT Talk1:02:50-1:12:05: AEW Talk1:12:06-1:13:55: Golf Clap of the Week1:13:56-1:15:01: Waste of the Week1:15:02-1:17:25: Rumor Control1:17:26-1:30:29: #LTGMailCall1:30:30-End: #Top5   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
March 24, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba, Doug McDonald, and Josh Isenberg take a look at the show that's TOO big for one night, WrestleMania! Why it's a good (or bad) idea, talk on AEW's big debuts, plus, the wort gimmick matches of all-time!     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:0:00-7:24: Welcome7:25-38:00: WrestleMania a Two-Night Event38:01-43:50: NXT Talk43:51-55:45: AEW Talk55:46-59:52: Golf Clap of the Week59:53-1:05:18: Waste of the Week1:05:19-1:08:42: Rumor Control1:08:43-1:18:59: #LTGMailCall1:19:00-End: #Top5   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
March 17, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss how COVID-19 is reshaping the world as we know it, how it has affected Pro Wrestling, WrestleMania, the Independent Scene, our personal lives, 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:0:00-16:58: Let's Talk About How COVID-19 is Reshaping Everything 16:59-38:31: WrestleMania is Being Held at the WWE PC38:32-46:51: Through The Eyes of Isenberg46:52-1:05:42: More WWE Talk1:05:43-1:12:44: AEW Talk1:12:45-1:16:18: Golf Clap of the Week1:16:19-1:19:38: Waste of the Week1:19:39-1:23:48: Rumor Control1:23:49-1:38:42: #LTGMailCall1:38:43-End: #Top5   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
March 10, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review WWE Elimination Chamber, discuss WWE TV as the company marches towards WrestleMania 36, the Wednesday Night War, 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:0:00-4:48: Funeral for Rick O'Shea4:48-33:22: WWE Elimination Chamber Review33:22-41:04: Through The Eyes of Isenberg41:05-55:20: WWE/NXT Talk55:21-1:04:35: AEW Talk1:04:35-1:08:45: Golf Clap of the Week1:08:46-1:13:55: Waste of the Week1:13:56-1:16:37: Rumor Control1:16:38-1:31:13: #LTGMailCall1:31:14-End: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
March 3, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Jim Valley of the Wrestling Observer review a stacked week of wrestling! The two take a deep dive into "AEW Revolution," and juxtapose it to "WWE Super ShowDown." Why are these shows microcosms of the companies?Plus, Josh Isenberg gives his thoughts on the AEW PPV!   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:0:00-3:30: Welcome3:31-26:39: AEW Revolution Review26:40-35:49: Through The Eyes of Isenberg35:50-1:19:27: WWE Super ShowDown review, Elimination Chamber Preview1:19:28-1:15:07: Golf Clap of the Week1:15:08-1:22:26: Waste of the Week1:22:27-1:25:33: Rumor Control1:25:34-1:39:48: #LTGMailCall1:39:48-End: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
February 25, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald preview one of the busiest weeks in pro wrestling in some time! A look at "WWE Super ShowDown" and the ramifications it has on WrestleMania, a preview of "AEW Revolution," 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:0:00-3:52: Welcome3:53-18:56: WWE Super ShowDown Preview18:36-28:01: Through The Eyes of Isenberg28:02-45:56: WWE/NXT Talk45:57-1:07:55: AEW Talk/AEW Revolution Preview1:07:56-1:10:24: NJPW Talk1:10:25-1:11:31: Golf Clap of the Week1:11:32-1:18:48: Waste of the Week1:18:49-1:24:00: Rumor Control1:24:01-1:36:38: #LTGMailCall1:36:39-End: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
February 18, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and a returning Doug McDonald review the stacked "NXT TakeOver: Portland" show, talk the road to "WWE Super Showdown," AEW's massive week, and much more!Plus, Josh Isenberg on what big matches he wants to see in Tampa WrestleMania weekend! 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:0:00-9:22: Welcome9:23-37:35: NXT TakeOver: Portland Review37:36-46:21: Through The Eyes of Isenberg46:22-59:46: WWE Talk59:47-1:08:02: AEW Talk1:08:03-1:09:33: Golf Clap of the Week1:09:34-1:14:19: Waste of the Week1:14:20-1:19:22: Rumor Control1:19:23-1:32:42: #LTGMailCall1:32:43-End: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
February 11, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and special guest host Sean Ross Sapp of Fightful.com discuss WrestleMania coming to Los Angeles, Goldberg's WWE return, the NXT TakeOver: Portland card, Cody's lashings on AEW Dynamite, New Japan running Madison Square Garden, and more!Plus, Josh Isenberg talks about what Matt Hardy should do next with his WWE deal expiring!   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:0:00-5:25: Welcome5:26-32:00: WWE Talk32:01-39:46: Through The Eyes of Isenberg39:47-58:51: NXT TakeOver: Portland Predictions58:52-1:07:43: AEW Talk1:07:44-1:14:29: NJPW Talk1:14:30-1:16:10: Golf Clap of the Week1:16:11-1:19:11: Waste of the Week1:19:12-1:22:11: Rumor Control1:22:12-1:33:42: #LTGMailCall1:33:43-End: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
February 4, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and special guest host Jordan Katz dive into WWE's executive board changes and what that could mean for business. Plus, a look with Josh Isenberg at what's ahead in Saudi Arabia and WrestleMania, AEW's strong week, Goldberg's return, 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:0:00-7:50: Welcome7:51-40:00: WWE Talk40:01-44:57: Through The Eyes of Isenberg44:58-49:42: NXT Talk49:43-1:04:18: AEW Talk1:04:19-1:06:49: Golf Clap of the Week1:06:50-1:09:49: Waste of the Week1:09:50-1:12:07: Rumor Control1:12:08-1:22:36: #LTGMailCall1:22:37-End: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
January 28, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Doug McDonald and Jon Alba give an extensive breakdown of the WWE Royal Rumble PPV, NXT World's Collide, AEW's episode of Dynamite on the Jericho Cruise, and Josh Isenberg makes some BOLD predictions for WrestleMania season!   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:0:00-5:20: Welcome5:21-40:38: WWE Royal Rumble Review40:39-48:12: NXT World's Collide/NXT Talk48:13-58:24: WWE Talk59:25-1:05:28: Through The Eyes of Isenberg1:05:28-1:12:47: AEW Talk1:12:48-1:15:14: Golf Clap of the Week1:15:15-1:19:14: Waste of the Week1:19:15-1:22:50: Rumor Control1:22:51-1:37:40: #LTGMailCall1:37:41-End: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
January 26, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, join Jon Alba, Doug McDonald, and Jordan Katz as they watch-along to the 2015 WWE Royal Rumble PPV, as voted on by you the fans for #LTGRumble!     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
January 21, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Josh Isenberg goes BTG with former Ring of Honor World Champion Matt Taven! Jon Alba and Doug McDonald also give their predictions for the 2020 WWE Royal Rumble, discuss the last week in wrestling, preview NXT Worlds Collide, 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:0:00-6:44: Welcome6:45-48:11: WWE Talk: Royal Rumble/NXT Worlds Collide Predictions, TV talk, NXT review48:12-57:38: AEW Talk57:38-59:21: Golf Clap of the Week59:21-1:01:53: Waste of the Week1:01:54-1:37:28: BTG with Josh Isenberg and Matt Taven1:37:28-1:41:13: Rumor Control1:41:13-1:55:34: #LTGMailCall1:55:34-End: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
January 14, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Doug McDonald and guest host Jordan Katz discuss the controversy surrounding the new IMPACT champion Tessa Blanchard, Triple H, review the week in wrestling, preview the Royal Rumble, 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:0:00-31:40: Welcome/NCAA National Championship talk/Tessa Blanchard and Triple H Controversy31:41-41:54: NXT TV & NXT UK Blackpool II Review41:54-50:06: Through The Eyes of Isenberg50:07-1:16:42: WWE Talk1:16:43-1:43:03: AEW Talk1:43:04-1:47:49: Golf Clap of the Week1:47:50-1:50:00: Waste of the Week1:50:00-1:53:34: Rumor Control1:53:35-2:05:55: #LTGMailCall2:05:56-End: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
January 7, 2020
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14, discuss WWE TV as the company marches towards the 2020 Royal Rumble, the Wednesday Night War, 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:0:00-6:42: Welcome6:43-30:13: NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 14 Review30:14-47:03: WWE TV/Royal Rumble Talk47:04-52:56: Through The Eyes of Isenberg52:56-1:05:03: AEW Talk1:05:04-1:06:14: Golf Clap of the Week1:06:15-1:11:33: Waste of the Week1:11:34-1:16:02: Rumor Control1:16:03-1:31:38: #LTGMailCall1:31:38-End: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
December 31, 2019
It's the 2019 Living The Gimmick Year-End Awards show! Join Doug McDonald and Jon Alba and they dive deep into the fan vote, with a special surprise guest, while Josh Isenberg makes his bold predictions for 2020 in wrestling!  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 JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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
December 24, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss the epic episode of NXT, Rhea Ripley's star power, the issues with AEW's top talent booking, and more! Plus, Josh Isenberg recaps the year that was 2019 in pro wrestling!   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:0:00-6:38: Welcome6:39-27:09: NXT/WWE Talk27:10-44:28: AEW Talk44:29-53:45: Through The Eyes of Isenberg53:46-58:08: Year in Review58:08-1:07:26: Golf Clap of the Week1:07:27-1:09:09: Waste of the Week1:09:10-1:12:52: Rumor Control1:12:53-1:24:50: #LTGMailCall1:24:51-End #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
December 17, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review WWE TLC, discuss the week in wrestling, reveal the nominees for the 2019 LTG Year-End Awards, 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:0:00-15:23: Welcome/Reveal of the 2019 Year-End Award Nominees15:24-49:50: WWE Talk: TLC Review, TV Talk, NXT49:51-58:53: AEW Talk58:54-1:01:08: Golf Clap of the Week1:01:09-1:03:38: Waste of the Week1:03:39-1:05:42: Rumor Control1:05:43-1:24:44: #LTGMailCall1:24:45-1:39:10: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
December 10, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald preview WWE TLC, the categories for the 2019 LTG Year-End Awards, what's on deck for Wrestle Kingdom, 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:0:00-7:34: Welcome7:35-21:36: Wednesday Night War/AEW Talk21:37-55:33: NXT/WWE Talk: Releases, TLC, etc.55:34-1:03:22: Through The Eyes of Isenberg1:03:23-1:10:56: NJPW Talk: Wrestle Kingdom Cards Announced1:10:57-1:14:39: Golf Clap of the Week1:14:40-1:17:40: Waste of the Week1:17:41-1:20:20: Rumor Control1:20:20-1:31:24: #LTGMailCall1:31:25-1:44:43: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
December 3, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss the Wednesday Night War and NXT's two consecutive victories, WWE TV and what could possible be coming for them in 2020, who made the most impact in wrestling this decade, 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:0:00-9:54: Welcome9:55-32:17: Wednesday Night War/AEW Talk32:18-47:47: NXT/WWE Talk47:48-55:19: Through The Eyes of Isenberg55:20-1:00:08: Golf Clap of the Week1:00:09-1:02:35: Waste of the Week1:02:36-1:05:57: Rumor Control1:05:58-1:24:29: #LTGMailCall1:24:30-1:41:37: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
November 26, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald watch the 2016 NXT TakeOver: Toronto show!   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 JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
November 19, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald preview the upcoming NXT TakeOver: War Games and WWE Survivor Series shows, discuss the brilliance of MJF, where "Filthy" Tom Lawlor could be headed, and more!Plus, Josh Isenberg gives his thoughts on the weekend ahead, and who could be the one to take the title off Brock Lesnar!   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:0:00-10:57: Welcome10:58-53:33: WWE and NXT Talk: TakeOver and Survivor Series53:34-1:02:17: AEW Talk1:02:18-1:06:10: "Filthy" Tom Lawlor's Future1:06:11-1:18:30: Through The Eyes of Isenberg1:18:31-1:20:10: Golf Clap of the Week1:20:11-1:24:48: Waste of the Week1:24:49-1:27:21: Rumor Control1:27:22-1:43:50: #LTGMailCall1:43:51-1:54:20: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
November 12, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review AEW Full Gear, discuss the WWE v NXT invasion angle, Survivor Series 2019, NJPW's upcoming two-night Wrestle Kingdom event, 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:0:00-5:37: Welcome5:38-42:05: AEW Talk: Full Gear Review42:06-52:28: WWE Talk52:29-1:04:14: Through the Eyes of Isenberg1:04:15-1:12:05: NJPW Talk1:12:06-1:15:08: Golf Clap of the Week1:15:09-1:18:02: Waste of the Week1:18:03-1:21:09: Rumor Control1:21:09-1:32:33: #LTGMailCall1:32:34-1:43:30: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
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! 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:0:00-3:30: Welcome3:31-39:00: WWE and NXT Talk/Crown Jewel Review39:01-46:15: Through the Eyes of Isenberg46:16-52:45: NJPW Talk52:46-58:35: AEW Talk58:36-1:01:28: Golf Clap of the Week1:01:29-1:04:07: Waste of the Week1:04:08-1:34:10: Beyond The Gimmick1:34:11-1:51:00: #LTGMailCall1:51:01-End: #Top5
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.  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:0:00-4:50: Welcome4:51-52:50: WWE and NXT Talk/Crown Jewel Preview52:51-1:02:11: AEW Talk1:02:12-1:15:08: Through the Eyes of Isenberg1:02:35-1:07:33: NJPW Talk1:07:33-1:11:08: Stupid Idea/Bad Creative1:15:08-1:18:40: Golf Clap of the Week1:18:41-1:22:52: Waste of the Week1:22:53-1:27:31: Rumor Control1:27:32-1:39:57: #LTGMailCall1:39:58-End: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesCameron SaldateJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
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!   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:0:00-3:20: Welcome3:20-41:55: WWE Talk41:55-53:13: AEW Talk53:14-1:02:34: Through the Eyes of Isenberg1:02:35-1:07:33: NJPW Talk1:07:33-1:11:08: Stupid Idea/Bad Creative1:11:09-1:15:27: Golf Clap of the Week1:15:28-1:18:17: Waste of the Week1:18:18-1:20:19: Rumor Control1:20:20-1:33:52: #LTGMailCall1:33:53-1:43:39: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesCameron SaldateJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
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!   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:0:00-4:09: Welcome 4:10-34:12: WWE Talk: Draft Review, Crown Jewel Card Breakdown, NXT TV34:13-44:58: AEW Talk44:59-53:39: Through the Eyes of Isenberg53:40-1:00:48: Golf Clap of the Week1:00:49-1:04:07: Waste of the Week1:04:08-1:10:24: Rumor Control1:10:25-1:23:57: #LTGMailCall1:23:58-1:36:19: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesCameron SaldateRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
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!   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:0:00-13:06: Welcome / Winners and Losers Throughout the Most Important Week in Modern Professional Wrestling13:07-52:21: WWE Talk: Hell In a Cell Review / Smackdown on FOX debut / RAW / NXT52:22-1:01:33: AEW Talk1:01:34-1:10:57: Through the Eyes of Isenberg1:10:58-1:17:42: Golf Clap of the Week1:17:43-1:20:43: Waste of the Week1:20:44-1:24:52: Rumor Control1:24:53-1:37:57: #LTGMailCall1:37:58-1:56:34: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesCameron SaldateJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
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!   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:0:00-10:59: Welcome and Discussion About the Week11:00-49:54: WWE/NXT Talk49:55-1:00:39: AEW Talk1:00:39-1:07:30: Through the Eyes of Isenberg1:07:30-1:10:20: Golf Clap of the Week1:10:21-1:14:24: Waste of the Week1:14:24-1:20:37: Rumor Control1:20:38-1:33:09: #LTGMailCall1:33:10-1:40:20: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesCameron SaldateJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
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!   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:0:00-5:50: Welcome/Introduction of Guest Host Josh Nason from WrestlingObserver.com5:50-49:46: WWE/NXT Talk49:47-55:55: AEW/IMPACT Talk55:55-1:00:11: Golf Clap of the Week1:00:11-1:03:16: Waste of the Week1:03:17-1:07:40: Rumor Control1:07:40-1:14:44: Through the Eyes of Isenberg1:14:45-1:33:16: #LTGMailCall1:33:16-1:53:16: #Top5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesCameron SaldateJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
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!   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:0:00-51:48: WWE Talk/Clash of Champions Review51:48-59:32: Through the Eyes of Isenberg59:32-1:06:25: AEW Talk1:06:25-1:09:08: Golf Clap of the Week1:09:08-1:12:18: Waste of the Week1:12:19-1:17:17: Rumor Control1:17:17-1:33:04: #LTGMailCall1:33:05-1:41:03: #Top5 Favorite NXT Matches Ever     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesCameron SaldateJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
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!   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:0:00-4:13: WWE Talk28:47-43:08: Clash of Champions Predictions43:09-55:44: Through the Eyes of Isenberg55:45-1:02:04: AEW / IMPACT Talk1:02:05-1:05:23: Golf Clap of the Week1:05:24-1:10:53: Waste of the Week1:10:54-1:15:40: Rumor Control1:15:41-1:25:59: #LTGMailCall1:26:00-1:41:45: #Top5 Favorite WWE MSG Moments     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesCameron SaldateJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
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!   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:0:00-11:04: Intro/Welcome11:05-21:24: NXT UK TakeOver Cardiff21:25-42:02: AEW All Out42:02-1:03:20: WWE TV Talk1:03:21-1:03:35: Golf Clap of the Week1:03:36-1:07:30: Waste of the Week1:07:31-1:08:05: Rumor Control1:08:06-1:30:04: #LTGMailCall     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesCameron SaldateJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/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/
August 30, 2019
On this edition of LTG Slam, Jon and Doug watch WWF SummerSlam 2001 and invite you to watch-along with them!   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 JonesCameron SaldateJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
August 28, 2019
On this edition of  Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss the news about Jon Moxley being ruled OUT for AEW's All Out show, make predictions for it, delve into WWE's King of the Ring Tournament, 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:0:00-4:35: Intro/Welcome4:36-28:07: AEW All Out Discussion/Predictions28:07-40:01: Through The Eyes of Isenberg40:02-1:03:35: WWE TV Talk1:03:36-1:05:16: Golf Clap of the Week1:05:16-1:09:40: Waste of the Week1:09:41-1:12:34: Rumor Control1:12:35-1:14:36: NJPW Talk1:14:37-1:27:35: #LTGMailCall1:27:36-End Top 5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesCameron SaldateJason MasseyRobert O'Reilly "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
August 21, 2019
On this edition of  Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Josh Isenberg discuss the massive news about NXT moving to cable television, while special guest Justin LaBar gives his thoughts on the matter! Plus, Josh and Jon talk about the importance of match storytelling during the King of the Ring Tournament, AEW running college towns, 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:0:00-3:48: Intro/Welcome3:49-22:06: NXT to WWE TV22:07-26:35: Reality Check26:36-1:04:34: WWE TV Talk1:04:35-1:11:25: AEW Talk1:11:26-1:17:32: Golf Clap of the Week1:17:33-1:24:52: Waste of the Week1:24:53-1:27:03: Rumor Control1:27:30-1:38:50: #LTGMailCall1:38:51-End Top 5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesCameron SaldateJason MasseyRobert O'Riley "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
August 14, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Doug McDonald and Josh Jones review WWE Summerslam, NXT Takeover: Toronto, NJPW's G1 Climax, 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:0:00-5:48: Intro/Welcome5:48-1:29:52: WWE Talk1:29:52-1:38:14: Through the Eyes of Isenberg1:38:14-1:58:04: NJPW & AEW Talk1:58:04-1:59:42: Golf Clap of the Week1:59:42-2:01:37: Waste of the Week2:01:37-2:04:39: Rumor Control2:04:39-2:27:44: #LTGMailCall2:27:44-2:40:44: Top 5     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
August 7, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald preview WWE Summerslam, NXT Takeover: Toronto, discuss AEW's upcoming sell-out TV taping in Washington D.C., 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:0:00-4:41: Intro/Welcome4:42-42:09: WWE Talk (Summerslam & NXT Takeover Preivews)42:10-55:16: Through the Eyes of Isenberg55:17-1:02:09: AEW Talk (TV Taping Sell-out, Rumors of the TV Show's name, etc.)1:02:10-1:08:42: NJPW Talk (G1 discussion)1:08:42-1:12:00: Golf Clap of the Week1:12:01-1:16:10: Waste of the Week1:16:11-1:19:53: Rumor Control (The Return of the Smackdown Fist?)1:19:54-1:38:16: #LTGMailCall1:38:17-1:50:41: Top 5 - WWE Matches that Took Place in Canada     Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
July 31, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald are joined once again by The Mercenary Flip Gordon! He talks with the boys about his injury status, desire to be in a faction, what his future looks like in ROH and beyond, and more!   Jon and Doug also reflect over the last 200 episodes of Living The Gimmick, reading and airing notes left by many of the LTG family of listeners. Thank you so much for being part of our family! All other topics discussed are listed in the new time stamp map below!   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:0:00-14:25: Intro/Welcome/LTG200 Reflections & Notes14:25-31:32: WWE Talk (RAW, SD Live, Q2 Earnings Call, etc.)31:32-38:40: Through the Eyes of Isenberg (Round 1)38:41-47:32: NJPW Talk (G1, Moxley v Okada plans, etc.)47:32-59:15: AEW Talk (TV begins on Oct. 2, CM Punk, etc.)59:16-1:07:00: Through the Eyes of Isenberg (Round 2)1:07:01-1:11:44: LTG200 Appreciation Notes II1:11:44-1:15:16: Golf Clap of the Week1:15:17-1:19:27: Waste of the Week1:19:28-1:41:05: Beyond the Gimmick - Flip Gordon II1:41:06-1:46:51: Rumor Control1:46:52-1:57:13: LTG200 Appreciation Notes III1:57:14-2:11:20: #LTGMailCall2:11:24-2:23:41: Top 5      Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey "Hooked" by Clementine available across all streaming platformsBumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
July 24, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss the G1 and Jon Moxley's performance in it, WWE TV, including RAW Reunion and Smackdown Live, preview the upcoming SummerSlam and TakeOver cards, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
July 17, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review AEW Fight For the Fallen, WWE Extreme Rules, preview the upcoming SummerSlam card, discuss the ascension of babyface "Stone Cold" Kevin Owens, the return of Bray Wyatt as The Fiend, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
July 10, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and special guest host Nate Puderbaugh preview the massive weekend of wrestling ahead, including the AEW "Fight For The Fallen" show, WWE "Extreme Rules," and more! Plus, Josh Isenberg discusses IMPACT's "Slammiversary" and details why he sees a major star in Tessa Blanchard! 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 JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
July 3, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review the AEW "Fyter Fest" show, including what the Young Bucks had to say about Cody's controversial chair shot. Plus, they look at the major WWE brand changes with Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff, preview the NJPW G1 Climax, and more!Also hear Josh Isenberg's thoughts on the AEW show, and what could be happening with The Club!   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 JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
June 26, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald take a look ahead at the second AEW show, "Fyter Fest," and make their picks. They also review WWE's "Stomping Grounds" show, discuss Kofi Kingston's believability as WWE Champion, the new commercial rules, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Robert O ReillyJosh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
June 19, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald preview the upcoming NJPW G1 Climax, predict WWE Stomping Grounds, discuss AEW's current progression, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Robert O ReillyJosh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
June 12, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review NJPW Dominion and WWE Super Showdown, discuss what lies ahead for AEW and WWE over the next few months, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Robert O ReillyJosh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
June 5, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and special guest host JT Pruitt discuss the implications of Jon Moxley's shoot interviews done over the week, review "NXT TakeOver XXV," preview "WWE Super Showdown," 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Robert O ReillyJosh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
May 29, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Doug McDonald and special guest host JT Pruitt review AEW Double or Nothing, talk all things WWE, discuss AEW's potential as an alternative brand to WWE, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Robert O ReillyJosh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
May 22, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald give their predictions for AEW's Double Or Nothing show, review WWE's Money in the Bank PPV, discuss the 24/7 Championship, WWE Super Showdown, and more! Plus, the resurrection of Bayley!   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:  Robert O ReillyJosh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
May 15, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald give their predictions for WWE Money In The Bank, discuss WarnerMedia's return to Pro Wrestling with TNT announcing AEW's program will join their schedule in the Fall, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Robert O ReillyJosh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
May 8, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss WWE's new Wildcard Rule, breaking down if we believe it will affect TV viewership numbers and ratings, how it will impact the talent roster and live events, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Robert O ReillyJosh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
May 1, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss the return of Jon Moxley, AEW's progression to Double or Nothing, the build towards WWE's Money in the Bank and upcoming Saudi Arabia show, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
April 29, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald invite you to watch-along with them as they dive back in to WrestleMania XXX, as voted on by you the fans!The two recount stories from the weekend as they watch the show, discuss what the atmosphere was like when Undertaker's streak was broken, and so 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
April 24, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss WWE's Superstar Shake Up as it continues, the week in WWE TV, the upcoming Money In The Bank PPV, Bray Wyatt's new character, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
April 17, 2019
The Superstar Shakeup is here, but apparently, the world wasn't ready for it! Join Doug McDonald and Jon Alba on this week's edition of "Living The Gimmick," as the two discuss the winners and losers of WWE's brand swap, the new names for one of the company's best teams, Ronda Rousey's WWE run, AEW's reported television deal, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
April 10, 2019
You've waited all year for it, and here it is! The review edition of "Living The Gimmick" for WrestleMania 35 weekend! Doug McDonald and Jon Alba go through the insane amount of wrestling these past few days, with Jon offering a live perspective from the major shows, from NXT to WWE to the G1 Supercard and beyond. Also catch Josh Isenberg's thoughts on WWE's biggest event, NXT TakeOver: New York, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
April 3, 2019
It is the most loaded edition of Living The Gimmick this year! Jon Alba, Doug McDonald and Josh Isenberg preview the massive WWE WrestleMania weekend, NXT TakeOver: New York, the NJPW/ROH G1 Supercard, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
March 27, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss the sudden Charlotte WWE Smackdown Women's Championship win and it's effect on WrestleMania, the build to this year's show, Kurt Angle, the New Japan Cup, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
March 20, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald debate what the greatest WrestleMania match of all-time is, yell at each other on the Road to WrestleMania 35, discuss ROH's 17 Anniversary Show, the 2019 NJPW Cup, 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!   Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
March 13, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review WWE Fastlane 2019, discuss WWE's incessant need to get HEAT, and more!   Speaking of heat, Doug and Jon get into a heated debate surrounding Kurt Angle's upcoming WrestleMania match.   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 JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
March 6, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald make their predictions for the upcoming WWE "Fastlane" pay-per-view!   Plus, they chat the reuniting of The Shield, King Kong Bundy's death, Batista's return angle 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! Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: Josh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason Massey Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
February 27, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss the recent WWE talent returns (which included Roman Reigns, Matt Hardy, and Kevin Owens) and how they'll affect the road to WrestleMania 35!   Plus, they recap WWE TV, discuss Undertaker's future as a podcaster, Bruce Prichard's return to WWE, 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! Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: Sean NapfelRobert O ReillyJosh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason MasseyShannon Gibbs Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
February 20, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss the new NXT call-ups. Were they handled the right way, and what does their future hold?Plus, they recap the WWE "Elimination Chamber" show, chat the Kofi Kingston push, AEW's influence on Vince McMahon, DX's Hall of Fame induction 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! Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: Sean NapfelRobert O ReillyJosh JonesGeorge SinCameron SaldateJason MasseyShannon GibbsBumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald,Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng),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/
February 13, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss the controversy surrounding the WrestleMania main event with Charlotte, Becky Lynch and Ronda Rousey. They also preview "Elimination Chamber," talk Jay White becoming IWGP Heavyweight Champion 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!    Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones George Sin Cameron Saldate Jason Massey Shannon Gibbs   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
February 6, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Josh Isenberg and Doug McDonald discuss the week in WWE TV, Road to Wrestlemania injuries, AEW's contract offers and signees, 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!    Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones Cameron Saldate Jason Massey Shannon Gibbs   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
January 30, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald go Beyond the Gimmick with Ring of Honor star PCO, review NXT TakeOver: Phoenix, the 2019 Royal Rumble, and more!   Plus, Josh Isenberg shares his reaction to the 2019 Royal Rumble and what could be next for WWE Hall of Famer Kurt Angle in his segment, "Through The Eyes of Isenberg."   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:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones Cameron Saldate Jason Massey Shannon Gibbs   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
January 23, 2019
In this edition of "Living The Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald break down the 2019 WWE "Royal Rumble" and "NXT TakeOver: Phoenix" shows. Who will punch their ticket to the main event of WrestleMania? They discuss.   Plus, Josh Isenberg joins with his picks for the big events!   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:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones Cameron Saldate Jason Massey Shannon Gibbs   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
January 20, 2019
In this special edition of "Living The Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review the 1992 WWE "Royal Rumble" pay-per-view, and recap the event!   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:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones Cameron Saldate Jason Massey Shannon Gibbs   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
January 16, 2019
On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review WWE TV, including Monday Night RAW, SDLive, talk about the upcoming Royal Rumble, and more!   Plus, Josh Isenberg gives his thoughts on Finn Bálor's inclusion in the WWE Royal Rumble Universal Championship match in his segment, "Through The Eyes of Isenberg."   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:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones Cameron Saldate Jason Massey Shannon Gibbs   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
January 9, 2019
In this absolutely loaded episode of "Living The Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald have a comprehensive report recapping the All Elite Wrestling rally. Hear interviews with president Tony Khan, Cody Rhodes, The Young Bucks and more!   Plus, Josh Isenberg gives his thoughts on the promotion and Kenny Omega in segment, "Through The Eyes of Isenberg," while the boys bring in Producer Josh to recap Wrestle Kingdom 13! They also review WWE TV.   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:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones Cameron Saldate Jason Massey Shannon Gibbs   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
January 2, 2019
Happy 2019! In the first episode of the new year, Jon Alba and guest host Jordan Katz have a comprehensive discussion about the new All Elite Wrestling promotion. Who will be involved? What will its model be? Can it make an impact?   Plus, Josh Isenberg debuts his new segment, "Through The Eyes of Isenberg," looking at who he thinks will have a big year for WWE!   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:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones Cameron Saldate Jason Massey Shannon Gibbs       Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
December 26, 2018
On this special holiday edition of "Living The Gimmick," Jon Alba previews the upcoming Wrestle Reaction Year-End Awards Show, talks the new WWE women's tag team titles, A.J. Styles 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!    Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones Cameron Saldate Jason Massey Shannon Gibbs       Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
December 19, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review WWE TLC, Vince McMahon's return to WWE TV, RAW, SDLive, hold a special resurrection ceremony for Asuka, & 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!    Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones Cameron Saldate Jason Massey Shannon Gibbs       Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
December 13, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald preview the WWE "Tables, Ladders and Chairs" pay-per-view, "Final Battle" 2018, look at the "Wrestle Kingdom 13" card 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!    Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones Cameron Saldate Shannon GibbsJason Massey   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
December 5, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald debut a new song called "Ratings to Fall," go Beyond The Gimmick with Sean Napfel, review a TERRIBLE week in WWE TV, & 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!    Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones Cameron Saldate Shannon Gibbs   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
November 28, 2018
On this edition of "Living The Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald watch-along with and review Survivor Series 1998: Deadly Games!   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:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones Cameron Saldate Shannon Gibbs   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
November 21, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review WWE Survivor Series, NXT TakeOver: War Games II, hold a funeral service for Smackdown Live, & 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!    Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers:  Sean Napfel Robert O Reilly Josh Jones Cameron Saldate Shannon Gibbs   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
November 14, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss the now infamous shot to Becky Lynch's face that took her out of WWE Survivor Series, but will make her an even bigger star in the future. The boys also predict WWE Survivor Series/NXT TakeOver, & 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!  Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: Sean NapfelRobert O ReillyJosh Jones Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
November 7, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald give their reactions to WWE Crown Jewel, review the week in WWE TV, & 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!  Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
October 31, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald give their reactions to WWE Evolution, predict the results of WWE Crown Jewel, review the week in WWE TV, & more!   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
October 24, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss Roman Reigns' forfeit of the WWE Universal Championship and fight with leukemia, what's the latest on WWE Crown Jewel, review the week in WWE TV, & more!   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
October 17, 2018
In this week's edition of "Living The Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald look deeply into the Saudi Arabia/WWE situation. Is it worth for WWE to host "Crown Jewel" there? Plus, a review of Smackdown 1000, "Bound For Glory," and much more!   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Jay DGarrow (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCit4zHRRYaU5Og8ZHqvA7jQ), Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre),  Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
October 10, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald are joined by WWE Tough Enough vet and WWE 2K19 star AJ Kirsch for his second appearance on #BTG. The boys also review Super Showdown, King of Pro Wrestling, & more!   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
October 3, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald give their predictions for WWE Super Showdown, New Japan's King of Pro-Wrestling, talk all things Fall, & more!   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
September 26, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss whether "RAW" has hit rock bottom with its lowest viewership yet, who is at fault in the Liv Morgan injury fiasco, whether Shawn Michaels will stick around past Saudi Arabia, New Japan returning to the U.S. and more!   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
September 19, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review WWE Hell in a Cell, talk WWE TV, NJPW, if Cyborg could be making her way to WWE soon, & more!   Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
September 5, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald launch Season 4 of Living the Gimmick reviewing All-In, WWE TV, & more. They also talk extensively about whether or not WWE is planning on booking Undertaker vs Shawn Michaels soon!    Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
August 29, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald preview "All In," discuss the Braun Strowman heel turn, talk Becky Lynch, give their top 5 wrestlers in the world & more!    Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
August 22, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald review WWE SummerSlam, NXT TakeOver Brooklyn IV, discuss the return of The Shield, WWE's "bait and switch" to save reactions for Roman Reigns, the turn of Becky Lynch, & more!    Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
August 15, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss the death of Jim "The Anvil" Neidhart, make predictions for "SummerSlam" and "NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn," talk the G1 & more!    Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
August 12, 2018
In this special edition of "Living The Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald watch the WWE's "SummerSlam" pay-per-view from 2002 in real-time! Also featuring a special appearance from #LTGBeth!
August 8, 2018
On this edition of "Living the Gimmick," Jon Alba and Doug McDonald discuss all the new details about ALL IN, which takes place on 9/1/18, the upcoming SummerSlam card, & more!    Bumper/Advertisement music credits belongs to Doug McDonald, Adam Massacre (www.youtube.com/user/MrAdammassacre), Zombie Thirteen (www.youtube.com/channel/UCtjeOqzWbHVTEmvVGmvclng), 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/
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