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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 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 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 7: November 16th, 2016

Gabe Carter poses with Claire and Erin for episode 7 of Wishbonafide.

There’s a mystery afoot, or a-paw you could say, in this episode of Wishbonafide featuring the Sherlock Holmes story “The Hound of Baskervilles” by Arthur Conan Doyle and Wishbone’s “The Slobbery Hound” – featuring guest Gabe Carter!

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About Our Guest

Gabe Carter works as a graphic designer and multimedia coordinator in Baltimore Maryland. His passion for design, photography and videography has lead him to work for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. He works designing material to support and bring awareness to the young adult cancer community.  Hobbies include eating pancakes, visiting apartmenttherapy.com (for hours…like an extended visit, like he’s moving in), playing video games (top games as of now are Destiny and Smite for the Xbox One), and hanging with friends.

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Episode 6: October 26th, 2016

Patrick Venable poses remotely for Wishbonafide Episode 6

What does the nose know? Bring your nose, and the rest of you, along with us as we sniff out the differences between Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmund Rostand and  Wishbone’s “Cyranose” in Wishbonafide Episode 6. We are joined by Pat Venable, an expert in French language and Erin’s brother. Our discussion covers songs by The Police, French ennui, and Wishbone’s interpretation of all things Francais.

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About Our Guest

Patrick Venable is a part-time student, full time geek and brother to show host Erin Venable. He lives with his beautiful wife and terrible cat in a geeky lair in southern Pennsylvania. He studied English and French and enjoys tales of adventure and romance.

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Episode 5: October 5th, 2016

Chris Silverberg poses with Erin and Claire for Wishbonafide's episode 5

We walk that walk and talk that talk, or at least try our best, in Episode 5 about select African folk tales and Wishbone’s “Bark That Bark.” Special guest Chris Silverberg joins Wishbonafide for some valuable life lessons from tricksy Anansi the Spider and The People Who Could Fly in this musically lit episode.

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About Our Guest

Chris Silverberg is a native of Plano, TX (where Wishbone was filmed!) and graduated from Columbia University. He now lives and works in New York City as a writer, producer, and notably an Assistant Editor on the same show as Claire.

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