100 episodes

"Living The Gimmick: A Pro Wrestling Podcast" has been bringing professional wrestling and sports-entertainment fans a fun, interactive weekly discussion of the industry since 2015!

Hosts Jon Alba and Doug McDonald have several years experience in professional wrestling between them, and bring a unique and entertaining spin on discussing WWE, NXT, NJPW, ROH, IMPACT, the independent scene and much more!

Living The Gimmick: A Pro Wrestling Podcast Jon Alba & Doug McDonald

    • Wrestling
    • 4.6 • 5 Ratings

"Living The Gimmick: A Pro Wrestling Podcast" has been bringing professional wrestling and sports-entertainment fans a fun, interactive weekly discussion of the industry since 2015!

Hosts Jon Alba and Doug McDonald have several years experience in professional wrestling between them, and bring a unique and entertaining spin on discussing WWE, NXT, NJPW, ROH, IMPACT, the independent scene and much more!

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

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

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

    • 2 hrs 56 min
    Living The Gimmick: Episode 274 (AEW Bullet Club Reunion, WWE NXT New Year’s Evil, Wrestle Kingdom 15, and More)

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

    On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba Doug McDonald, and Josh Isenberg delve into one of the biggest angles in wrestling in some time, as Bullet Club hits AEW. What's next to come for the iconic stable in All Elite Wrestling? They discuss.
    Plus, a review of NXT: New Year's Evil, and Producer Josh hops on to discuss Wrestle Kingdom 15!
     
    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: Welcome11:18: AEW23:54: Through the Eyes of Isenberg35:20: NXT/WWE1:03:00: NJPW1:17:25: Golf Clap of the Week1:19:35: Waste of the Week1:21:44: Rumor Control1:24:35: #LTGMailCall1:37:09: Top 5
     
     
    Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
    Josh JonesRobert O'ReillyGeorge SinTyler SpeedJasyn MasseyChris Rains
    "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
     

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Living The Gimmick: Episode 273 (2020 LTG Year-End Awards, AEW Brodie Lee Tribute, WWE NXT New Year's Evil Picks, and More)

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

    On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald reveal the 2020 Living The Gimmick Year-End Award winners! Who will take home the prizes? Find out!
    Plus, a review of AEW's Brodie Lee tribute, previewing NXT: New Year's Evil, and more!
     
    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: Welcome7:00: 2020 Living The Gimmick Year-End Awards54:35: Through the Eyes of Isenberg1:02:28: AEW1:12:06: NXT/WWE1:26:47: Golf Clap of the Week1:28:27: Waste of the Week1:31:11: Rumor Control1:37:30: #LTGMailCall1:51:47: Top 5
     
     
    Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
    Josh JonesRobert O'ReillyGeorge SinTyler SpeedJasyn MasseyChris Rains
    "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
     
     

    • 2 hrs 4 min
    Living The Gimmick: Episode 272 (A Tribute to Brodie Lee)

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

    On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba, Doug McDonald, and Josh Isenberg pay tribute to the life of former WWE and AEW star Jon Huber, also known as "Luke Harper" and "Brodie Lee."A discussion on the life of one of the most beloved talents of this era, journalism ethics, love, respect, and more as we close out 2020.
     
    Become a Patron of Living The Gimmick! Gain access to EXCLUSIVE video/audio content, LTG merchandise, & more by visiting Patreon.com/livingthegimmick & becoming a #LTGPatron today!
    Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
    Josh JonesRobert O'ReillyGeorge SinTyler SpeedJasyn MasseyChris Rains
    "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
     
     

    • 2 hrs 3 min
    Living The Gimmick: Episode 271 (2020 LTG Year-End Awards Nominations, WWE TLC, AEW, and More)

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

    On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and Doug McDonald take you through the 2020 Living The Gimmick Year-End Award nominees! Who will take home the prizes? Hear our thoughts!
    Plus, a review of WWE's "TLC" PPV, Josh Isenberg's thoughts on the WWE women's division, and more!
     
    Become a Patron of Living The Gimmick! Gain access to EXCLUSIVE video/audio content, LTG merchandise, & more by visiting Patreon.com/livingthegimmick & becoming a #LTGPatron today!
     
    Time Stamps:0:00: Funeral for MITB6:30: Welcome10:30: 2020 Living The Gimmick Year-End Award Nominations37:40: WWE TLC 59:10: Through the Eyes of Isenberg1:09:27: NXT1:13:22: AEW1:19:21: Golf Clap of the Week1:23:11: Waste of the Week1:28:50: Rumor Control1:33:40: #LTGMailCall1:48:44: Top 5
     
     
    Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
    Josh JonesRobert O'ReillyGeorge SinTyler SpeedJasyn MasseyChris Rains
    "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

    • 1 hr 59 min
    Living The Gimmick: Episode 270 (Kenny Omega, AEW, Impact, WWE TLC, and More)

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

    On this edition of Living the Gimmick, Jon Alba and a returning Doug McDonald take a deep dive into the emergence of Kenny Omega, the impact he makes on...Impact...and what's next for him in AEW!
    Plus, Josh Isenberg joins as the three give their "WWE TLC" predictions, and much more!
     
    Become a Patron of Living The Gimmick! Gain access to EXCLUSIVE video/audio content, LTG merchandise, & more by visiting Patreon.com/livingthegimmick & becoming a #LTGPatron today!
     
    Time Stamps:0:00: Welcome15:18: AEW/Kenny Omega/Impact36:44: WWE TLC Predictions53:44: Through the Eyes of Isenberg1:02:09: NXT1:05:30: Golf Clap of the Week1:08:21: Waste of the Week1:15:10: Rumor Control1:19:52: #LTGMailCall1:29:43: Top 5
     
     
    Emmy-Award Winning Tier Patron Producers: 
    Josh JonesRobert O'ReillyGeorge SinTyler SpeedJasyn MasseyChris Rains
    "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

    • 1 hr 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

BeansOnToastUK ,

Great pro wrestling podcast

Two guys who are extremely knowledgeable on the world of pro wrestling and have a good laugh expressing their opinions. Well worth a listen!

djwallace4542 ,

Pipe down Doug

Excellent analysis by Jon but his co host Doug angrily yells and screams throughout the whole show

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