Category Archives: Alicia Unleashed Podcast

John Jerome- Behind the Music

Alicia Unleashed taped 6/13/18 with John Jerome. B-Side and Hostess Alicia


Episode 80!
Hot Plate: Alicia is leaving the Island. Recycle correctly! Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade.

Skippers of the Hot Plate: Interview starts at 23:43.

WE GOT HIM! After a year of campaining (or stalking, whichever) we have JOHN JEROME sitting down with us!

We get in to his beginnings with a guitar, his newly released album (links below), also his musical inspirations. We get a “behind the music” tour as to what it took to make an album, how long it takes and the process.

Social Media finds:
FB: johnjeromemusic
Instagram: johnjeromemusic
Spotify, iTunes, Pandora, Amazon Music.

Music Calendar:
June 15 7-10-Old Newbury Counrty Club
June 16 6-9pm-Captain Carlos (Gloucester)
June 20-Design of Mine ‘Ladies Night’ (Gloucester)
June 29 9pm Minglewood Tavern-Fiesta Friday!
July 21st 7-9pm Studio (Rocky Neck)
July 28th 6-8pm The Rhumbline (Gloucester)
August 16th Mile Marker (Gloucester)
August 18th 9pm-whenever Opus (Salem)

Alicia Unleashed- Zumba Time



Episode 79-with Erin Valaskatgis (in Alicia talk Valas-KAH-gis). This one is PACKED WITH STUFF and 1:23 minutes’ worth of awesome info! If you love Zumba, Hair, Makeup this is the episode for you!
Both Alicia and B share different (very different) ways in how they know Erin!

Hot Plate:
*Happy Nurses/Teachers Appreciation Week! Shout out to all the Women and Men in our lives that are Nurses and Teachers!
*HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY to all the Women in our lives too! Shout out to John Jerome Music for being at Woodman’s this Sunday (May 13) from 2-5pm on the TOP DECK!
*Shout out to Craig Kimberly and Sean O’laughlin raise funds for the Look at the site, it’s incredible, they are doing great work and need our help!

***We have Minute mark call outs/shout outs!
***Warning Minute 24 IT GETS LOOOOOOOOOOOUD, just like Erin’s class!*****

14:15 WE GET IN TO IT! B takes over to discuss how Erin is her Rockstar Zumba Instructor! B explains the Tornado that is Erin’s Monday Night Zumba Class at the Cape Ann YMCA! Erin discusses how she got started in Zumba (shout out to Janine’s Fitness) and when she became a Licensed Instructor. B explains to Erin and Alicia, what it feels like to be an attendee of her class! Erin explains how she develops her routines, songs that inspire her.



48:12 We ask HOW THE HELL Lillian and Sabrina keep their hair so damn perfect even when they work out!!!!!!! Also, Lillian, when are you coming on our Podcast?! We have Wine and Cheese (shout out to Savor).
50 minute mark-We get in to how Alicia knows Erin! *Shout Out Adesso Hair and Day Spa.

Erin discusses how she almost left doing hair until Laura Severino saved her and they started their business ‘The Artists’ -An on-location Event Hair and Makeup styling company! They come to you!

**Katelyn Foley are you listening?!

Erin’s Zumba: Cape Ann YMCA Sundays (10am); Mondays (10:30am in Ipswich) (6pm), W & F (12pm)

FB: @theartistshairandmakeup @AdessoSpa @JohnRaymondJerome


Opening Song: This is Me-Keala Settle

#zumba #zumbainstructor #bootydrops #hairandmakeup #weddinghair #weddingmakeup #weddingseason #lillianwhatryourhairsecrets #hairsalon #onlocationhair #onlocationmakeup #ymca #whales #prideofgloucester #shoutouts #callouts #paintmepretty #podcast #gmg #aliciaunleashed

Alicia Unleashed- Great Gloucester Clean Up


  1. Episode 78.75: The Great Gloucester Clean Up-Downtown Edition!

While Alicia was away, B-Side did a minisode on Earth Day Weekend! It’s brief, it’s noisy but still important!

Interview Shout outs to One Hour at a Time Gang; Donna Ardizzoni, Rebecca and Fran, Charlene Delaney (apologies if spelled wrong). Pi LeGundah (not real name but from Derry, NH), Mother and Daughter (I didn’t catch their names…I’m a bad journalist); Holly and Naima Mayer; Rachelle, “Alf” and Dante Favazza and Ward 2 Councilor Ken Hecht!

B talks with volunteers as to why they signed up to help clean the downtown area and what it means to them to be apart of it.

#GreatGloucesterCleanUp #GloucesterMA #RogersStreet #earthday #minicast #minisode #podcast

Alicia Unleashed- SUP?



Episode 77- We are on location for this one too! We recorded this 2 Southern Ave also known as The Board Barn and Retail Shop! With Owners Dom and Anneliese with Fila (the paddleboarding dog)
Hot Plate:
How many times does Alicia say Um?
*The Great Gloucester Clean Up-April 21st 9am-11am (check out our girl Donna’s One hour at a time gang page)
**Dom and Anneliese will be down at Pavilion Beach, come help clean!
*Cape Ann Lanes is hosting Unlimited Bowling on Tuesdays in April! $15 (shoes included) 7pm-Close UNLLIMITED BOWLING!
*Pride Stride April 29th
*Check out GloucesterCast 270 with Eric Lorden!
*One Ocean, One Love-OPENING WEEKEND!
We get right in to it with Dom and Anneliese, about the origins and where it all began with 1 spot (RIP Birdseye Building) to now having 4 locations! They discuss the Surf/Paddle/Retail Shop, working with businesses to support the local economy. We discuss the services that they provide, between Kid’s Surf Night (M,T,THR), Military Mondays-a working title (1/2 all services for any Active Duty or Retired Veterans), SUP YOGA (Sundays/Wed), keep an eye out for Wine Nights! Laides Surf Night (Fridays-Jul/Aug). They discuss the growth of the company, the partnerships with the commuinity and HOW FREAKING COOL IT IS!
Season Opener coming soon! Stop by the Barn of the Beach and say HI! AND GET OUT THERE!
#podcast #aliciaunleashed #CapeAnnSUP #SUP #paddleboards #surfing #paddleboarding #Gloucester #Essex #paddling #EssexRiver
**If you know of someone we you should talk with on the podcast, tag them or put them in touch with us!
Instagram: @capeannsup

Alicia Unleashed- Breaking glass with Hannah

Recorded 3 / 26 / 18 with hostess Alicia, B-side, and Dr. Hannah Kimberley

Episode 76!-We traveled to the Kimberly Compound for this episode! After almost a year of campaigning to sit with her, we are sitting down with PUBLISHED AUTHOR HANNAH KIMBERLEY!

Hot Plate:
**Corrections CORNER!!! We said the wrong date for the Ward 2 Meeting! IT IS April 3rd (not the 4th) at the Sawyer Free Library Friend Room.Link at the bottom of notes!

*We talk (briefly) about #MarchForOurLives
* crowdsourcing site for Teachers that need just a little bit more help with classroom materials. (They educate your kids..c’mon).

We talk with Hannah about the life of Annie Smith Peck, a suffragist, Mountain Climber all around badass! Hannah discusses the inspiration behind writing Annie’s Biography and what it took to get her story told. We talk about the amount of research that went in to finding out about Annie Smith Peck, between eBay Sales that never were and reading soooooo many letters! Stay tuned to the end, Hannah even hints about BOOK 2! If you haven’t picked up “A Woman’s Place is at the Top” DO IT NOW!

***More information about Annie Smith Peck and the book:

***Ward 2 Meeting Information:


***Closet Case Event Tickets:

#podcast #AnnieSmithPeck #ShePersisted #MountainClimber #Biographies #Teachers #booksý

Alicia Unleashed- Mr. Beardo

Episode 75

With special “silent” guest Mrs. Beard’O! Recorded 3/1/18 with Alicia and BSide.


*Full disclosure, there was typing at the begining…. we’re sorry. It’s always a thing with Mr. Beard’O! Also stick to the end-ish for a special giveway!

We talk about Talia’s Last Play at Waring!
B discusses SEE, CLICK, FIX site!
The Gorton’s sign got a makeover!
B signed up for a MS walk in Newburyport.

**If you are here for the Beard skip to 14:14 mark.
Mr. Beard’O talks about being on the USA Network for Football Fanatic, talking about how social media got him all the connections for him to participate in this show!

We ask Mr. Beard’O why he decided to create a beard product, what is next in the product line (we even give him ideas for upcoming events and holidays) can we say Free Marketing?! How he was inspired for different scents and the process.
You can find bottles in Just Kuts in Waltham
Radiance Aveda In Salem.
*If you are a local business or know of a business that could benefit from having Beard’O Oil in their store, please contact Mr. Beard’O.

Shout out to Sam (1:01.30) and her man!

Socials and Sites!
To Donate to BSide in her walk-


Facebook: (in searches)

Alicia Unleashed- The other “Alicia”


Recorded 2/8/18 (stay tuned for a HILARIOUS revelation about the 20 minute mark).

We have a stranger in the house! We talk with one of Alicia’s twitter friends (of 2 years) courtesy of Bossman Joey. Actually we have been talking about her for since episode 10. Funny, her name is not actually pronounced “Alicia”. We finally get to the reason why Bossman had pushed to meet with her (it’s Bossman’s Favorite Subject……Dating). We go through her tweets!

We are going to try and find our new friend A MAN! Please be the following: Respectful, Mature, Sense a humor, kids are not a deal breaker, also helps if you talk on your first date 😉 Also do not be allergic to cats.

As much as we don’t want to talk about it…..SUPERBOWL happened….WTF HAPPENED?! We discuss all things including Halftime, Defense, Commercials. BYE PATRICIA! Mcdaniels clearly wants the rest of the country to hate the Patriots forever. Garoppolo now the highest paid NFL Player in NFL history.


Alicia Unleashed- The Positive Side Effects


Recorded 1/25/18 with Chrisitna Kalinowsky, Certified Nutritional Therapy Practioner.

Minute 25:01 interview starts

NYE recap, Kyle’s not so surprise 30th Birthday Party (Shoutout to Scottie Mac), B’s Roller Palace Party…It’s not CLOSED! Shout out to Kristie Cakes. DON’T EAT TIDE PODS!!!! We recap B chasing down criminals. PSA Lock your doors and don’t chase criminals. Stay to the end to hear our 2018 manifests!


*Disclaimer: Christina is not a doctor.
We discuss what is the difference between a Nutritional Therapist and a Nutritionalist.
Christina explains “her why”, things she has had to learn in the last year throught this course. We talk Gout, Leaky Gut, Hearburn. Christina has a blog! Her favorite recipe, B’s favorite recipe (she calls it Chrisitna’s Miracle Juice)! How 1 food may work for 1 person and not for another. We talk Cheese, also “Not so healthy” food disguised as healthier.
Chrisitna also discusses the memior she is working on. And learning about Cancer.

Where you can find Christina (On Social).
Instagram: thepositivesideeffects
(Keep an eye out for the facebook page).

Special shout out to photographer
Instagram: rayaonassignment

Alicia Unleashed- Is it cold in the shade?


Episode 72- recorded 12/28/2017


PSA do not judge our titles if you are not going to listen for context. K thanks bai.

We reflect back on Highlights (and low) from 2017.

Talk about our favorite guests, reflect back on last years episode.

Facebook event:

Alicia Unleashed Live – Shut the F Up


Recorded with B-side 12/24

Happy Dirty 30 to our own Kyle Danikas! Alicia’s falling down all over the place. She explains how she limbo rocked and went slip sliding away yesterday during the Ice Storm.

Alicia talks about her Gift giving to B-Side dilema. Gift exchanging.

We discuss our plans for NYE, also want to give a local shoutout to Closet Case’s: NYE ODD BALL at 9 Wallis, Beverly 7:30pm. (Link below).

Slight blind item of introduction of Mr. A.
Treetop Yoga NYE 5-6:45pm

Alicia Unleashed- 40 days and 40 nights

Recorded 11/22/17

Episode 70-Gobbled til we wobbled


Alicia and B-side catch up on the last 41 days since a recording of the podast. Special appearance by Talia in the beginning.

Shout out to our “Secret Listeners” and “radio magic”.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Alicia Unleashed Episode 69 With Joey C and Alicia Cox Taped 10/12/17


Alicia Unleashed 69 With Joey C and Alicia Cox Taped 10/12/17


Topics Include:

Take 2

01:40 Talking about being single differences between now and 20 years ago

03:35 Millennials Playing By Their Own Rules

05:52 Coming Out Day

06:30 Alexa Uses

14:00 Talking Tolerance

23:00 Bud Light Beer Can That Lights Up When Your Team Scores

25:20 Passports Social Media

25:55 Why Is It That Every Waitress Inevitably Asks You How Your Meal Is The Second You Put A Full Bite Of Food In Your Mouth?

28:00 The Most Consistent Gloucester Restaurants Over The Longest Period Of Time (Franklin, Passports, Duckworths)

30:17 Maria Seniti At The Franklin Guessing How Long They’ve Been Open, The Hanger Steak, Guessing Game- How Many Hangar Steaks Has The Franklin Served? Guess In the comments, closest wins a Hanger Steak and two drinks.

33:00 Au Beaujolais

34:40 Meeting Toby Pett

35:30 The Slut Double-Standard

37:15 Questions For Maria Seniti

37:55 Pronto Pizza

39:25 Shoutout To Hanna Kimberley and Predicting A Movie Deal

42:00 Harvey Weinstein Pulling The “I Need Rehab” PR Move Is So Cliche

44:40 Studio Crepe Closing

48:34 JD Aspesi Puts It All On The Line Stating Rockport House Of Pizza Has The Best Roast Beef Sandwiches Ever And I’m Intrigued

52:40 Alicia Does Her Roast Beef All wrong

53:20 Huge Roast Beef Mystery




Alicia Unleashed- Wags 2 Riches


Recorded 10/11/17 with Guests Kristie Nicastro and Patty Bonfanti, with B-Side and Hostess Alicia


Hot Plate-Yoga for Surfing at Cape Ann Power Yoga October 15 12-1:30pm with Joel Kalinowsky

Scary Pumpkin Carving-Oct 21, 6-9pm Get Outside Center-Browns Mall;

Wellness Workshop at Cross Fit Cape Ann with Christina Kalinowsky October 24-6:45pm.

Briefly touch base on Vegas and California Fires. RIP Tom Petty.

We sit down with Kristie Nicastro and Patty Bonfanti, part of Wags 2 Riches non-profit-organization that helps recuse dogs and now cats from Puerto Rico. What is involved in rescuing pets, what funds they receive, some of the struggles of rescuing pets, including paying out of pocket. They discuss the euthanasia rate in PR. Advice on what a new pet owner should know about adopting a pet. Adopting vs Pet stores. We discuss Puerto Rico Devastation and what they are doing now to rescue animals now.

They are also looking for more people to join their team! They are looking for a Grant Writer! THE PUPPIES NEED YOU!


Social Shoutouts:
PositivesideeffectsKookIsland Search Wags 2 Riches

#adoptdontshop #wags2riches #PuertoRico
#PuertoRicoRelief #dogrescue #grantwriterswanted #animalaid
#dogobsessed #petfosters #helpwanted #volunteer

Alicia Unleashed- Photo talk with the Porters

Recorded Oct 1 with B-Side and Hostess Alicia.

We sat down with Award Winning Photographer Roger and Patti Porter.


Hot Plate-We discuss Puerto Rico and ways people can help and what some people don’t know.
Hugh Hefner’s passing, Joel Kalinowski’s event Yoga for Surfing event at Cape Ann Power Yoga October 14th.
You have seen their photos. We are CONFIDENT you have! We talk with Roger about his process and his passion for taking Astrophotography photos, camera lenses, filters, Gloucester Area Astronomy Club.

Did you know you can see the Aurora Bourealis here in Cape Ann? They talk about photographing snowflakes and the process behind that. Patti discusses her mixed media art as well as macro photography. We also dive in to photographing the Eclipse that just happened and what it takes to film an event like that. We talk about Roger’s award winning photos at the Magnolia Library art show! Cape Ann Giclee is the best!

Shoutouts (on FB):



Find the Porters on Social Media!
Upcoming Event-

Roger Porter Photography
Patti Porter Artwork
Attempting Patti
Roger Porter



Alicia Unleashed- Girls just want to have fun

Alicia Unleashed taped 8/29/17 Episode 66 with B-Side and Hostess Alicia Cox
It’s like a ghost town tonight! First Day of School. Hurricane Harvey. J.A.S. Electric’s Charity Cruise to benefit the
Hot Plate: Last Block Party September 1st @ 6pm, Schooner Festival on Saturday, summer goals and highlights. No Summer of Bridget (unless you caught her on the snaps). Fall goals, Alicia is heading to Vermont as Bridget dreams to hike and go to Vermont. We loathe Depascito, Shape of you and Taylor Swift’s new song. What establishments we spend most of our money at. Talk about upcoming guests, who would you like to hear? KEVIN BACON IS GETTING GARRIED! (That’s right, we said Garried!) FaceTime with Mr. E! GET YOUR SERENITEE CARD!

Alicia Unleashed- Closet Case

Alicia Unleashed Episode 65
Recorded with B-Side, Paul Catania, “Silent” MR. E and Hostess Alicia Cox


Hot Plate
*Hannah Kimberley’s book reading “A Woman’s Place is on Top” August 3rd @ Sawyer Free Library.

*Period Partners Drive August 12 at Stop & Shop 9am-1pm (See information below)***

*Shout out to Danny Diamond (Episode 61) with his AMAZING work at Cape Ann Brewery

* Patriots get 2 Planes, 1st in NFL to have their own planes. Wilfork signs a 1 day contract to retire as a Patriot.

*We missed in Episode 64 the passing of Chester Bennington.

*Yoga and Men, why is that not a thing, it should be. Shout out to Chelsea Porper.

Business Shoutouts: Gloucester Boxing Club, Cape Ann Power Yoga, Noel & Kevin from Boxx109 in Newton.

We’re talking with Paul C about Gloucester’s “Closet Case”. The origins of the monthly party @ Cape Ann Cinema. GURL at Short & Main, dance party and small shows. Paul talks about the vibes for creating and inspired by performances. Mission Statement: Entertain, Intrigue and Inspire. End of the Summer Party “Sex on the Beach” August 26th.

Paul also addresses his new sobriety and his mindfulness since drinking.
Insta: @closetcaseparty
Black Sheep Stampede on August 19th @Katrina’s. Find ‘Road to Babylon’ on Spotify.

***Period Partners will provide clients of The Open Door with a year’s supply of tampons and pads. To kick off its fund-raising efforts, the group will hold a product drive at Stop & Shop, 6 Thatcher Rd. in Gloucester, on Saturday, August 12, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Can’t make it to the drive? You can make a tax-deductible donation at – write “for Period Partners” in the note field. Or email for more info.

Viva Feva while drinkin Zima

Recorded 6/20/17 -With Hostess Alicia, Sam & Emmett Barrett, Rachelle Favazza and B-Side. IT’S FIESTA CAST!



B did not know that the word is “Gumbarre” not “Gomadi” (Ricotta vs Rigortta).


Send out Shoutouts, to the walkers!
Shout out to Andrew Nicastro!

Check out Alice Gardner’s Children’s picture book: St. Peter’s Fiesta Gloucester, Massachusetts.

We are trying to figure out the origin of the Sailor Suit. Anyone want to help us out?

“Women’s Bet”-
Short or Long Victory-
Saturday: Sam (Round 2/3) Rach (Round 3), Alicia (Round 2), Bridget (Round 3)

Shout out to Kim Smith, Amy Clayton and Robin Mcnair for our closer.


Links for Fiesta App
iOS App Store Link:

Google Play Store Link:

When you subscribe you need to verify your email address so they know we’re not sending you spam and that you want to receive the podcast.  So once you subscribe check your email for that verification.  if you don’t see it, check your spam folder in your email acct.

Alicia Unleashed- Skribblefish

Alicia Unleashed episode 61 taped 6/9/17 with B-Side, Danny Diamond and hostess Alicia Cox

Hot Plate:

Gloucester Harborwalk Starts July 12 Starting with Jaws.
Cape Ann SUP Free Movie-Endless Summer June 16th.
Alicia has nodes.

Go Kyle Go! Go Team Zebra!

Happy Belly is now open!

Shoutout to Melissa Hayes who will be part of the Bakery portion.

We have Danny Diamond of in the house! If you have been to Miglewood, you have seen his work. Now featured on the boards at Happy Belly
Come seen Danny in action at The Harvest Moon Festival September 16.

Shout outs to:

West: Lake Painting, Bill’s Wheels, California Thrash Kids, Color-Thirsty Vampires, Kitty-Kat Drawings, Ferrell’s Donuts, Elements of Life, Sherwin Williams SC, Blue Lagoon, Sports Bar, Toast Ghost, Fast Eddie’s, Tacos Morenos, and El Tigre Sució.

East: KR Painting, Ben’s Wallpaper and Paint, Charba Crew, Vermin Supreme, Hush 3, Extreme Auto, Tale Rock, Long Shots, Sticky Fingers, BAU Builders, Will’s World, Two Sisters, Shmo, Firetrap Kids, We Do That, Rock the World, Backyard Growers, Serenitee, Dogbar, Shep Abbott, Uncle Ian, Prince Insurance, Kokeshi, Blue Lagoon Sports Bar, Staircase Tattoo (west)and the irrepressible Jed James Richardson, RIP.

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