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The Vinny Roc Podcast Ep.17 "True North Motor Company"

The VinnyRoc Podcast

Release Date: 11/21/2017

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Welcome back to The VinnyRoc Podcast! I'm your host, Vincent Vargas, but you might know me as Gilly from "Mayans M.C." Today, we're revisiting a topic that's near and dear to my heart and a question I'm often asked: How to become an actor. Having navigated this path myself, I understand the curiosity, the challenges, and the determination it takes to make a name in this industry. Given my journey from serving in the military to stepping onto the set of "Mayans M.C.," I've learned a thing or two about breaking into acting. So, whether you're dreaming of Hollywood, aiming for Broadway, or...

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Welcome, Chris Belloso, to The VinnyRoc Podcast! It's a privilege to introduce someone who has not only mastered the art of marketing but also taken a profound leap into the world of podcasting with the creation of the Latin Wealth podcast. Chris's journey is a remarkable blend of professional expertise and personal passion, aimed at empowering the Latino community through financial literacy and entrepreneurship. Chris brings over 8 years of rich experience in marketing, covering a wide spectrum of activities like running ads, social media management, consulting, and content creation. His...

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Welcome Rudy Reyes to The VinnyRoc Podcast. In this awesome episode of The VinnyRoc Podcast, we're honored to welcome Rudy Reyes, a man whose life story reads like an action-packed novel. A former Recon Marine turned actor, martial artist, and inspirational speaker, Rudy's journey is a testament to resilience, transformation, and relentless pursuit of excellence.   Rudy Reyes is a figure of admiration, known for his valor as a Recon Marine and his versatile talents in the entertainment industry. His military career, marked by distinguished service in Iraq and Afghanistan, sets the...

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I invite our valued supporters to submit questions for me to address. "We'd like to extend our heartfelt thanks to our sponsors for their steadfast support of the VinnyRoc Podcast. Their dedication is what allows us to bring you content that's not only informative and educational but also genuinely engaging. To enjoy an exclusive VinnyRoc Podcast discount, visit our sponsor's page: Every sponsor plays a pivotal role, and we're deeply appreciative of their commitment to our vision. If you're new or haven't had the chance yet, we invite you to tune into our latest episode on YouTube. While...

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Rob Dyer's extensive career spans over 27 years in military and government service, showcasing a remarkable journey through various high-stakes and specialized roles. His experience includes serving in Marine Fighter Attack Squadrons as an F/A-18D Weapons Systems Officer (WSO) and engaging in high-level operations with Force Recon, SOCOM, and JSOC as a Forward Air Controller (FAC) and Joint Terminal Attack Controller. His expertise extends to the intelligence community as a DoD Civilian and as a Subject Matter Expert for Advanced Tactical Airborne Reconnaissance Systems. Dyer's decorated...

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Let's welcome Brady Pesola to the VinnyRoc Podcast! We're thrilled to have Brady Pesola with us — a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and a maestro in tactical disciplines. Brady's journey is one of dedication and service. As a seasoned firearms instructor, he's imparted his extensive knowledge in firearms, self-defense, and survival to civilians, law enforcement, and military personnel, specializing in the rigorous demands of close-quarters battle. But Brady's contributions extend beyond the tactical realm. He's also a protector at heart, having served as an Executive Protection Agent and Security...

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Ben Askins joins the VinnyRoc Podcast as a guest, bringing with him an eclectic and impressive background. He holds degrees in Outdoor Education, Intercultural Studies, Physician Assistant Studies, and Divinity. With nearly two decades of experience, he has practiced and taught wilderness, tactical, and expeditionary medicine in the military. In his civilian life, he is a Psychiatric Physician Assistant, known for his evidence-focused and integrative approach to mental health. This includes extensive experience in ketamine-assisted psychotherapy, medicine management, and spiritual direction....

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This week on the VinnyRoc Podcast, I am excited to welcome my cast mate and friend  Alex Barone, known for his role in FX's acclaimed 'Mayans MC' in its fifth and final season. Alex has also been featured in Netflix's thriller 'Luckiest Girl Alive' alongside Mila Kunis. His talent continues to shine in upcoming projects like John Ridley's 'Shirley' with Regina King and William Goldenberg's 'Unstoppable,' produced by the notable duo Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. Remarkably resilient, Alex has overcome 43 surgeries early in his life. He fervently advocates for performers with differences in...

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Sat down to talk with my boy Jess the owner of True North Motor Company! Awesome dude with a positive attitude! Check it out!