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Episode 16, May 27th, 2020

Haddy posing for Wishbonafide Episode 16

Do you love crazy rampaging monsters with existential crises? Do you enjoy tiny dog scientists and discussion of their outfits? Then Wishbonafide’s Episode 16 about Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Wishbone’s “Frankenbone” is for you! Featuring guest Haddy!  

Watch parts 1 & 2 of the TV show.

About Our Guest

Haddy is a woman making faces and telling facts on the internet. She is also known as @the_madhadder on TikTok where she tells people useless information that nobody asked for! (Jk) She also has a BA in Theatre Performance and is a lover of literature, music. nostalgic television, cartoons, and animals. Watch as she spreads the madness one useless fact at a time!

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Episode 15, May 20th, 2020

Erin, Claire, and Rory jumping for joy in Wishbonafide Episode 15.

The third time’s the charm they say, but we love having co-producer, Rory Nachbar, on the show every time! Wishbonafide Episode 15 hits up Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities and Wishbone’s “A Tail of Two Sitters.

Watch parts 1 & 2 of the TV show.

About Our Guest

Rory used to live with Erin and Claire in college with great happiness, and is therefore delighted that she can share this podcast experience with them. She works as a Digital Communications Specialist for Johns Hopkins University and spends her free time developing content and promoting Wishbonafide. When she isn’t on adventures with her co-producers, you can find her curled up with a good book or crafting and painting while binging crime dramas. 

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Episode 14, May 13th, 2020

Image of Alecsa Kazenas, Claire McCrea, and Erin Venable on Zoom for Wishbonafide Episode 14.

We’ve finally found gold in Wishbonafide Episode 14! Claire and Erin sit down again in 2020 for the first time in three years to record a new new episode on Silas Marner by George Eliott and Wishbone’s episode, “Golden Retrieved,” with special guest Alecsa Kazenas!  

Watch parts 1, 2 and 3 of the TV episode.

About Our Guest

Alecsa Kazenas is a 5th grade teacher and full-time word nerd in New York, New York. She has a penchant for words you only hear once a year and knows way too much about cheese. She loves her students with her whole heart because they are, quite obviously, the best!

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Episode 13, May 6th, 2020

Guest Annie Malady poses with Claire McCrea and Erin Venable in front of a tree for Wishbonafide Episode 13

SANCTUARY! We could’ve used it after Wishbonafide Episode 13 was said and done, featuring Victor Hugo’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Wishbone’s “The Hunchdog of Notre Dame” – with guest Annie Malady! 

Watch parts 1 and 2 of the TV episode.

About Our Guest

Annie Malady is a graduate student at Boston College. They enjoy long hikes, hanging out with their puppy, and drinking lots of coffee. Annie is very excited to be a included in the Wishbonafide adventures and getting to share their thoughts about classic 90s tropes and wonderful pieces of literature.

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Episode 12: April 29th, 2020

Photo of Erin Venable, Wes Peters, and Claire McCrea posing with pop dog ears for Wishbonafide Episode 12.

It’s a knight’s tale unfortunately not starring Heath Ledger, but hey, still pretty good! Tune in for this episode on Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott and Wishbone’s “Sniffing the Gauntlet” – with special guest Wes Peters! 

Watch parts 1, 2 and 3 of the TV episode.

About Our Guest

Wes Peters lives in Philadelphia and works in public health. He attended Loyola University in Baltimore where he learned to read and write. In his free time Wes likes to read his own novel, Between the Doors (available on Amazon).

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Episode 11: April 22nd, 2020

Image of Nick Johnston for Wishbonafide Episode 11.

Put away your copy of Marlowe and do your best not to trade away your soul, because Wishbonafide Episode 11 focuses on Wolfgang von Goethe’s version of Faust, and Wishbone’s “Fleabitten Bargain” – featuring guest Nick Johnston!

Watch parts 1, 2 and 3 of the TV episode.

About Our Guest

Nick Johnston is originally from upstate New York but now lives between New Jersey and Wyoming. A graduate of Loyola University Maryland, Nick is pursuing a graduate degree in philosophy at KU Leuven with a focus on Continental philosophy. He enjoys reading world literature, Dungeons & Dragons, playing music, and the outdoors.

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Episode 10: February 15th, 2017

Kaitlyn Gallagher poses outside with Claire and Erin for Wishbonafide Episode 10.

There must be giants! At least we think so… Tune into Wishbonafide Episode 10 about Miguel de Cervantes’ Don Quixote and Wishbone’s “The Impawssible Dream” – with guest Kaitlyn Gallagher

Watch parts 1, 2 and 3 of the TV episode.

About Our Guest

Kaitlyn is a native of New Jersey currently working in public relations for the non-profit sector. In her free time, Kaitlyn enjoys writing and performing sketch comedy, reading as many books as her busy schedule allows, watching Twitter feuds unfold, and sitting motionless on her couch re-watching the same episodes of 30 Rock on Netflix over and over.

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Episode 9: December 14th, 2016

Rory Nachbar poses with Erin and Claire for Wishbonafide Episode 9.

Co-producer Rory Nachbar is back as a special guest for Wishbonafide Episode 9 on Mark Twain’s The Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc and Wishbone’s “Bone of Arc,” in which we have a Come-to-Jesus about Wishbone’s lack of Jesus in this episode.

Watch parts 1 and 2 of the TV episode.

About Our Guest

Rory used to live with Erin and Claire in college with great happiness, and is therefore delighted that she can share this podcast experience with them. She works as a Social Media Specialist for Wolfram Research Inc. and spends her free time developing content and promoting Wishbonafide. An avid crafter and painter, she looks forward to the day when she can travel the world and eventually settle down in a little cottage surrounded by books, friends, art, and two cats.

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Episode 8: December 1st, 2016

Meghan Berreta poses with Erin and Claire for Wishbonafide Episode 8

This episode sure is a snooze fest…because it’s about Washington Irving’s short story “Rip Van Winkle” and Wishbone’s “Digging Up the Past” – featuring guest Meghan Beretta! Get caught up for Wishbonafide Episode 8 by watching parts 1, 2 and 3 of the TV show.

About Our Guest

Meghan Beretta is a recent graduate of Loyola University Maryland where she earned a Bachelors of Science degree in the field of Biology. She currently spends her time working as an EMT in New Jersey. Meghan’s aspirations are to become a pediatrician, but until then she is content to play video games and learn how to build computers.

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