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Mistress Carrie's Side Piece
103 minutes | a year ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 28: 9/11 You Are Here Documentary
On this episode of Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Podcast, Mistress Carrie interviews several peopla involved with the documentary You Are Here: A Come From Away Story. The film is described this way, "How one small town, gave hope to the world" and that is exactly what it is. On 9/11, when US airspace was closed, 38 jumbo jets filled with passengers landed in Gander, Newfoundland with nothing. Their bags were checked on the plane, the were unaware of the terrorist attacks, and they were refugees in a foreign country. Gander, a town of 9000, took in 7000 people for 5 days. They gave them food, shelter, clothing, and what they needed most... love. This episode features Nick & Diane Marson, who met and fell in love in Gander, Oz Fudge the police chief in Gander, Peter Gentile the producer of You Are Here, and Captain Beverly Bass one of the 777 pilots who landed in Gander.
51 minutes | 2 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 27: Women In The Army
On this episode of Mistress Carrie's Side Piece, Mistress Carrie sits down with 3 female soldiers in the US Army. A Brigade Commander, a recruiting Sergeant First Class, and a new Cadet fresh from Basic Training. These women, from different backgrounds, all ended up volunteering for service, and their stories are worth hearing. Col. Dina Wandler, SFC Wilson, and Cadet Mikayla Neuzil are just a few examples of the brave and selfless women that make up a growing portion of our Armed Forces.
80 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 26: Brent Smith from Shinedown, Sully Erna from Godsmack, and Mike & Ryan from Red Sun Rising
On August 25, 2018 the Godsmack, Shinedown, and Red Sun Rising tour rolled into the Xfinity Center. It just so happened to be the 20th anniversary of the release of Godsmack's debut album. Mike Hsu and I were backstage, first with Brent Smith from Shinedown. He walked into the room, soaking wet from a post workout shower, but holding a REALLY nice bottle of tequila for my 20th anniversary on the air at WAAF (April 17, 2018). Then Mike Hsu and I sat down with Sully from Godsmack, and we spent some time walking down memory lane. Somehow maxi pads, and Cindy Crawfords eye cream came up in the conversation. Finally, Mike Hsu disappeared, and Mike & Ryan from Red Sun Rising joined me to spoli a bottle of wine, and take Boston accent lessons. It was an amazing night.
52 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Podcast Episode 25: Comedian Paul Mecurio
On this episode of Mistress Carrie's Side Piece, Comedian Paul Mecurio returns to talk about his off Broadway show "Permission to Speak with Paul Mecurio". He talks about the FIRE that delayed the opening, and some of the crazy stories that come out of the stars of the show... the audience members themselves. Click here to get tickets!
104 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Podcast Episode 24 - Vinnie Paul of Pantera
In this episode of Mistress Carrie’s Side Piece, we celebrate Vinnie Paul. The legendary drummer of Pantera, Damage Plan, Rebel Meets Rebel, and Hell Yeah, Vinnie passed away suddenly at his home in Vegas on Friday night. After digging through the MC20 archives, 3 interviews stand out. The first is the Damage Plan studio takeover from January 2004. This is not for the faint of heart. Classic Vinnie, and Dimebag in all their glory. Second, is just Vinnie from September 2004, during the ALCS, before the Red Sox broke the Curse of the Bambino. And finally, Vinnie in 2008 talking about the book he dedicated to his brothers legacy. If you are a fan of his playing, his bands, or just heavy music, this episode is for you. Zakk Wylde, Jerry Cantrell, Dave Williams, and Eddie Van Halen are just a few of the names getting dropped in this episode.Click here for the blog post containing the pictures mentioned“You’re only as old as you act, you’re only as old as you feel!”- Vinnie Paul#GetchaPull
104 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Podcast Episode 23: USMC Veterans James and Ben
In this episode of Mistress Carrie's Side Piece podcast, 2 local USMC veterans tell their stories, from enlisting after 9/11, to deploying overseas, and then transitioning back to civilian life. This is an open and honest conversation about the veteran experience, that takes a look at the good, the bad, and how we can all get involved to make it better. To get involved with the veterans outreach events that they talked about, click here. Thanks to James and Ben for their honesty, and their willingness to talk about such personal topics. Semper Fi! #Episode23
105 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 22: Scott Huesing
According to his bio "Scott A. Huesing is a retired USMC Infantry Major with over 24 years of service, both enlisted and as a commissioned officer. His career spanned 10 deployments and he conducted operations in over 60 countries worldwide. During his numerous deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Horn of Africa he planned, led, and conducted hundreds of combat missions under some of the most austere and challenging conditions." He is the author of the best selling book 'Echo In Ramadi' which is described... "For months from the winter of 2006 through early 2007—250 Marines of Echo Company, 2d Battalion, 4th Marines fought daily in Ramadi—the deadliest city in Iraq and throughout Al Anbar Province." He was in Boston, attending the Boston Wounded Vet Run, and we were introduced by BWVR founder Andy Beggio (Side Piece Episode #4). Scott, came in to talk about his book, his Marines, bridging the Military/Civilian gap, and so much more. For more info on Scott click here.Click here to purchase a copy of Echo In RamadiScott is also the Executive Director of Save The Brave "(STB) is a certified, one hundred percent, nonprofit organization devoted to provide camaraderie and stress management programs. STB is committed to establishing connectivity of the mind, body, and spirit by creating solid support networks that are entirely accessible to all Veterans in need. Though diverse outreach programs and financial assistance, STB provides a safe and comfortable space for Veterans to connect with each other, share stories, struggles, and accomplishments to heal the wounds that go largely unseen. Our philosophy is simple. There is no pill, no prescription and no vaccination that can cure the effects of PTS better than connecting with fellow Veterans through shared experiences. Our strength comes through connection." Click here for more info on STB.
79 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 21: Gold Star Father Joe Kelley
As Memorial Day approaches, it's important to remember the meaning behind the holiday. It doesn't take much to recognize the price that has been paid by our Gold Star Families. In this episode, Mistress Carrie interviews Gold Star Father Joe Kelley, and his daughter, Gold Star Sister Colleen Dugan. They lost their beloved son, and brother Sgt. Michael Kelley in Afghanistan on June 8, 2005, he was the first member of the Mass. Army National Guard to be killed in action. A school was dedicated to Sgt. Kelley, in the mountains of Afghanistan in December 2011, the very same school, Mistress Carrie visited during it's construction in September 2011 as part of 'AAF to Afghanistan'. The Kelley family has been supporting this school since it's dedication, and it's roof is now in desperate need of repairs. This Memorial Day, please support the Kelley Family, by making a donation to their fundraising efforts, to help the Sgt. Michael J Kelley School keep the 600 students (130 are girls) in class! If you want to make a donation please click here! Thank you so much for your support.
117 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 20: Ian Barrett & Real Rock TV 20 years later
In preparation of her 20th anniversary on the air at WAAF on April 17, Mistress Carrie sits down with Ian Barrett, of MediaBoss, who produced hundreds of episodes of WAAF's Real Rock TV. Carrie and Ian spent years on the radio every Friday night, and on TV every Saturday night, interviewing bands, discovering new music, showing the backstage, and behind the scenes makings of the radio station, and documenting every show that came through New England, and some shows from around the country. Included in the interview recapping the last 20 years, Woodstock 99, the Mojave Desert Phone Booth, Live 8 Toronto, Summer Sanitarium, and artists like Kid Rock, Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Korn, Limp Bizkit, Sevendust, Godsmack, Staind, LInkin Park, Aerosmith, and SO MANY MORE! This Episode, Episode 20, doesn't even scratch the surface of everything that happened. They may have to sit down again, and try to remember more. #MC20
97 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 19: Richard Fitts Jr & Rudy Childs
21 Years: A Folded FlagRichard Fitts Jr. a Gold Star Son from Abington MA, lost his Green Beret father, Richard Fitts Sr, in 1968.He was on a on a secret mission in Laos, when Jr. was only 2 years old. It took 7 years to have him confirmed KIA, and even longer to have closure and see him laid to rest at home, and Arlington. Richard Jr. is now researching his father, his service, and the mission that killed him, in an effort to get to the know his namesake, and document his families legacy. This research, led to creating a documentary, with producer Rudy Childs. I invited both of them to the studio, to sit down, and talk about the project, Richard Fitts Sr. and what it is like to grow up with such a mystery surrounding the passing of your father. This isn't just a Gold Star family story, and it isn't just a military story. It's a story about anyone trying to get to know their own father, and trying to find out who they are, and where they come from. Watch the trailer for 21 Years here, You can support this documentary, on it's official facebook page, and if you would like to donate and help get this film finished, you can click on the GoFundMe page. This is an amazing story. Please share this story, and hopefully we will see this film completed soon.
65 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 18: Brent Smith, David Coverdale, Josh Todd
This episode Mistress Carrie's Side Piece podcast features Brent Smith of Shinedown, talking about their new song, album, tour with Godsmack, and the "good old days" with Mistress Carrie. David Coverdale of Whitesnake called in to talk about their live album, Deep Purple, the 30th anniversary of the self titled album, social media and more. And finally Carrie's interview with Josh Todd from Buckcherry. They talked about touring, writing music, and the time they had in 2005 in Toronto at Live 8. #MC20
63 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 17: Zakk Wylde (2018), Stormy Daniels (2007), Chris Cornell(in studio 2007)
In this episode, Mistress Carrie goes backstage to sit down with Zakk Wylde. It's been 20 years since the start of Black Label Society, and 30 years since he started playing guitar for Ozzy. They talked about sports, coffee, guitars, touring, Ozzy retiring, and a lot more. Also in this episode, from the MC vault, a 2007 interview with a woman making the news lately Stormy Daniels, and audio from the day Chris Cornell joined Mistress Carrie in the WAAF studio, to play acoustic and have a conversation about music, touring, life, and so much more. This was recorded April 18, 2007.
41 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie Side Piece Episode 16: Deanna Adler, Geezer Butler, Joe Satriani
Mistress Carrie welcomes 2018, by looking ahead at some of the great shows, and music coming this year. Episode 16 features Deanna Adler, mother of former GnR drummer, Steven Adler, the interview is from February 2017, and discusses her book "Sweet Child of Mine, How I lost my son to Guns N Roses" https://www.amazon.com/Sweet-Child-Mine-Lost-Roses/dp/1945322020. With rumors of new music coming from the band this year, we still don't know if Steven Adler will be included. Next, is an interview from November 2017 with Geezer Butler from Black Sabbath. We talked about the final concert, The End, that the band played together in Birmingham England. https://www.amazon.com/s/?ie=UTF8&keywords=the+end+black+sabbath&tag=goo... Ozzy has since released that he will be retiring from touring in the next couple of years with his solo music. An announcement is coming from him for a show near Boston VERY SOON! Finally, Joe Satriani called, to talk about his new music, and the G3 Tour coming to the Orphium next month. http://www.waaf.com/events/g3-orpheum-theatre He called the day of the blizzard here in Boston, while he was in San Francisco during the earthquake earlier in January 2018.
70 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 15: Sec. Francisco Urena, Dep. of Veterans Services
Mistress Carrie interviews Francisco Urena, the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Services, for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is also a Marine, Purple Heart recipient, advocate for military members, veterans, Gold Star Familes, and an amazing guy. Someone she is proud to call a friend. We spoke about the benefits of hiring a veteran, bridging the military/civilian gap, the services and benefits available, what Veterans Day means, how you can get involved, and so much more. Log onto https://massvetsadvisor.org/ and http://www.mass.gov/veterans/ for more info. And follow on social media at https://twitter.com/MassVetsAdvisor https://twitter.com/Urena https://www.facebook.com/MassDVS/
37 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 14: Tyler Connolly from Theory of a Deadman
Side Piece Podcast Episode 14: Mistress Carrie interviews Tyler Connolly from Theory of a Deadman http://www.theoryofadeadman.com/ about their new album Wake Up Call (released Oct. 27), finding new inspiration, his passion and obsession with golf, warming up watermellons, his Mom's dating advice, Tricky T, California, London, Boston, and so much more.
109 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 13: Ben Patton & Oscar Mike Radio
Mistress Carrie interviews Ben Patton, Founder and Executive Director of the Patton Veterans Project, and https://iwastherefilms.org/ about his famous father, and grandfather and their legacy in the U.S. military. They focus on how civilians can help our veterans, and the benefits of using film making to treat the symptoms and long term effects of PTSD. For details on workshops in your area, with the Patton Veterans Project click here. https://iwastherefilms.org/calendar/ This episode also features Travis from Oscar Mike Radio: A Voice For Vets, and his interview of Mistress Carrie for his podcast. https://whoobazoo.com/oscarmike/ Travis, a Marine vet, reached out to Mistress Carrie for this interview following the "backlash" from the now "famous" Elizabeth Warren picture.
71 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 12: Boston Fire Fighters Burn Foundation
Mistress Carrie sits down with Boston Fire Fighter, Phil Skrabut, the Treasurer of the Boston Fire Fighters Burn Foundation, to talk about the history, and programs funded by the foundation. Then, Fire Fighters Mike Holt, and Shane Radcliff, "Mr. August" and "Mr. September" of the 2018 Boston Fire Fighters Burn Foundation calendar, talk about getting involved with the foundation, working with the kids, and what it's like to go from the military, to the fire department, and then become a calendar pin up model.Log onto www.bostonburn.org for more details on Team Brave and more info on the BFFBF. Tickets for the calendar launch party on Thursday Sept. 21, can be found here: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/mobile/index/1507566?utm_medium=bks "To ease the suffering and hardshipsof burn victims and their families"
65 minutes | 3 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 11: The Samaritans
On this episode of Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Podcast, Mistress Carrie sits down with the staff of The Samaritans, on National Suicide Prevention Day. Included in their services, a 24/7 Hope Line, and crisis service, Grief Support, and Comminity Education, and Outreach. For more information call or text 1-877-870-HOPE or log onto www.samaritanshope.org This program aired on Sunday September 10, 2017.
54 minutes | 4 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 10: Ask Me Anything
I'm not sure why I agreed to do this, but I did! You submitted your questions on facebook, twitter, and instagram, and I answered them. So for a change, YOU interviewed ME! You asked questions about my childhood, how I got into radio, my pugs, skydiving, crazy backstage stories, and a LOT of questions about my grooming habits and my hair. Seriously, you guys are weird... I tried to answer them the best that I could! So check out Episode 10 of my Side Piece!
55 minutes | 4 years ago
Mistress Carrie's Side Piece Episode 9: Alice Cooper & STP On Chester Bennington
Mistress Carrie talked to Alice Cooper about a lot. Including Art, his garage, Golf, his band, his wife, battling addiction, suicide, Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington, touring with Deep Purple, and so much more. Just in this interview, he mentions Dennis Hopper, Elvis, Paul McCartney, Mae West, Groucho Marx, Iggy Pop, Neil Young, Lou Reed, Andy Warhol, Jim Morrison, Salvadore Dali, Fred Astaire, Raquel Welch, Kid Rock, Ted Nugent, and his manager Shep "Supermench" Gordon. He's a fascinating guy, with a lot to say. By the end of this interview, you'll want to go climbing around in his garage!Also included in this episode, some interviews from the archives, including the Deleo Brothers in 2013, talking about adding Chester Bennington to Stone Temple Pilots, Eric and Dean from STP in 2015, talking about Chester's injury, and coming to Boston on tour, and Chester himself, and Davey from AFI before they toured togethe rin 2014 (with Linkin Park).RIP Chester...
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