The Light of Darkness Episode 006 – Lauren Valdez

The Light of Darkness Episode 006 – Lauren Valdez

On episode 6 of the Light of Darkness, we welcome Lauren Valdez to the show. We talk about what the childhood of being the daughter to a professional opera singer was like. We also discuss surviving a random act of violence, the struggle with body dysmorphia and her eating disorder, and using sex to promote women’s MMA.

Derrick Garza – thelightofdarkness.com , twitter.com/dgthedarkness , instagram.com/thelightofdarknesspodcast , facebook.com/thelightofdarkness.com

Lauren Valdez – instagram.com/_kricket

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The Light of Darkness Episode 005 – Jesse Garcia (From Dusk till Dawn)

The Light of Darkness Episode 005 – Jesse Garcia (From Dusk till Dawn)

On episode 5 of The Light of Darkness, we welcome award winning actor, producer, director, and star of “From Dusk till Dawn: The Series,” Jesse Garcia, to the show. We talk about his youth, and how wrestling and cheerleading took him from a small town in Wyoming, to a lead actor in a series directed by Robert Rodriguez. We also discuss unconventional acting roles, missing out on Marvel movie premiers, and being face to face with Pee Wee Herman.

Derrick Garza – twitter.com/dgthedarkness , instagram.com/thelightofdarknesspodcast , thelightofdarkness.com

Jesse Garcia – twitter.com/jesse2theg , instagram.com/jessejohngarcia

The Light of Darkness Episode 004 – Tony Stolfa

The Light of Darkness Episode 004 – Tony Stolfa

On Episode 4 of The Light of Darkness, we welcome videographer extraordinaire, Tony Stolfa, owner of tonystofla.com and videographer/producer for FloGrappling.com

We discuss the transition from his massive weight loss to fighting inside of a cage to becoming a professional behind a camera. We talk about his intervention in a public domestic dispute, the creation and stealing of intellectual property, and why this podcast may or may not be “amateur hour.”

Derrick Garza – twitter.com@dgthedarkness ,instagram.com/thelightofdarknesspodcast , thelightofdarkness.com

Tony Stolfa – instagram.com/tonystolfa , tonystolfa.com , flograppling.com

The Light of Darkness Episode 003 – Bryan Bell

The Light of Darkness Episode 003 – Bryan Bell

On the 3rd episode of the podcast, we welcome owner of Little Bell Ranch and B’s Bees Honey, Bryan Bell, to the show. We dive into the deep, dark world of male cheerleading, pricing oneself appropriately for creative services, and the ever controversial subject of stereotypical humor, from the viewpoint of two minorities.

Derrick Garza – twitter.com/dgthedarkness , instagram.com/thelightofdarknesspodcast , thelightofdarkness.com

Bryan Bell Р instagram.com/bryanbell3187
Firestone commercial appearance: https://vimeo.com/218568374/82a44f2afc

The Light of Darkness Episode 002 – Jeremy Landry

The Light of Darkness Episode 002 – Jeremy Landry

On the 2nd episode of The Light of Darkness, we have my good friend and owner of Clench Knives, Jeremy Landry. We discuss the “murder-y” culture of New Orleans, Jeremy’s mis-attempt at becoming a career criminal, and the inception of his knife making company.

Derrick Garza – twitter.com/dgthedarkness , instagram.com/thelightofdarknesspodcast , thelightofdarkness.com

Jeremy Landry – instagram.com/clenchknives

The Light of Darkness Episode 001 – Jeremy Carbone

The Light of Darkness Episode 001 – Jeremy Carbone

On the 1st Light of Darkness podcast, we feature jiu-jitsu black belt and Cape Cod native, Jeremy Carbone. We talk about our origins, a certain street altercation involving Jeremy and myself, and we explore the advice of two middle aged individuals to our 20 year old selves.

Derrick Garza – twitter.com/dgthedarkness , instagram.com/thelightofdarknesspodcast , thelightofdarkness.com