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Episode 20, July 8, 2020

Image of Liam McCrea looking sideways at the camera while holding a soda on the beach.

You aren’t imagining it! This week Erin and Claire are joined by Liam McCrea for Wishbonafide Episode 20 as they discuss “The Canine Cure,” based on The Imaginary Invalid, by Molière!

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While we are releasing new episodes, it is important to remember that the BLM movement is still going. It is not a trend, and we will not treat it as such. To that end, we’d like to share a list of resources for our listeners to check out so they can stay informed, take action, and keep fighting the good fight.

About Our Guest

Liam tends cells in a lab at Massachusetts General Hospital. He likes sports and dogs, especially when the dogs are playing the sports.

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Episode 19, July 1, 2020

Zoom screenshot of Megan Venable, Claire McCrea, and Erin Venable posing for Wishbonafide Episode 19

If he shall be Mr. Hyde, then we shall be Mr. Seek! Erin and Claire are joined by Megan Venable for Wishbonafide Episode 19 as they discuss one of the wackiest episodes of Wishbone yet, “Mixed Breeds”, which is based on The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, by Robert Louis Stevenson!

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

While we are releasing new episodes, it is important to remember that the BLM movement is still going. It is not a trend, and we will not treat it as such. To that end, we’d like to share a list of resources for our listeners to check out so they can stay informed, take action, and keep fighting the good fight.

About Our Guest

Megan Venable lives and works in Austin, TX. A training manager by day, she performs improv theater and comedy by night. As the last name may have indicated, she’s Erin’s cousin and absolutely loved catching up and dusting off some old English major muscles in this episode!

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Episode 18, June 24th, 2020

Image of Rowan posing for Wishbonafide Episode 18 with Wishbone Ears drawn on.

Claire and Erin are joined by Rowan Suder for Wishbonafide’s Episode 18 to talk about One Thousand and One Arabian Nights and the treasure-filled episode of Wishbone, “One Thousand and One Tails.” (let’s talk about Wishbone’s goatee, shall we?)

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

While we are releasing new episodes, it is important to remember that the BLM movement is still going. It is not a trend, and we will not treat it as such. To that end, we’d like to share a list of resources for our listeners to check out so they can stay informed, take action, and keep fighting the good fight.

About Our Guest

Rowan Suder is a jack-of-several-trades, but a first-time podcast guest. Physically, they live in Baltimore, MD with their cat, Buddy, but emotionally, they live on their Animal Crossing island. Rowan loved catching up with Erin and Claire to reminisce about Wishbone and his antics. If you have the means, please support Black protestors and community members through organizations like the Black Trans Femmes in the Arts collective.

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Episode 17, June 16th, 2020

Sam Vawter posing for Wishbonafide Episode 17

Erin and Claire are joined by Sam Vawter for Wishbonafide’s Episode 17 to talk about Jules Verne’s Journey to the Center of the Earth and the special arbor day episode of Wishbone, “Hot Diggity Dog.” The arbor council would be pleased! 

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While we are releasing new episodes, it is important to remember that the BLM movement is still going. It is not a trend, and we will not treat it as such. To that end, we’d like to share a list of resources for our listeners to check out so they can stay informed, take action, and keep fighting the good fight.

About Our Guest

Sam is a set designer for theater based in Brooklyn, New York. Born and raised in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge in Oregon, Sam migrated to the east coast to study set design at Emerson College in Boston. Since moving to New York in 2015, he has collaborated on theatrical projects on Broadway, the Berlin Staatsoper, Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam, and at regional theaters around NYC and across the country. His portfolio can be viewed at samvawter.com

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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!  

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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.

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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!  

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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! 

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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! 

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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!

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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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