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Actress Allison Sharpe is not nearly as nasty as the character she plays: school bully Valerie Swanson

July 18th, 2018

Allison Sharpe talks about preparing for the role of Valerie, being a “scratch voice,” and the possibility of redemption for the mean girl in school. Plus, she gives us tips on being an artist.

Voting for the Avery Awards has closed, but stay tuned to the podcast cast to hear who won in the categories of Best Actress, Best B-TV Sketch, Best Actor, Best Scene, Best Sound Design, Best Place Wooton and Penny Visited on their Honeymoon, Best Script, Best Villain, and Best Overall Episode!

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92 Comments on “Actress Allison Sharpe is not nearly as nasty as the character she plays: school bully Valerie Swanson”

  • Marisa on July 18th, 2018 - 6:05pm



  • anne e. on July 18th, 2018 - 6:05pm



    Probably not

  • ivan on July 18th, 2018 - 6:58pm



  • melissa on July 18th, 2018 - 8:12pm


    At blogmods this podcast it only plays the last podcast can you please fix it thanks Melissa ps I will get first comment again?

  • NARNIA on July 19th, 2018 - 4:29am



  • Anonymous on July 19th, 2018 - 5:28am



  • Knittingfun on July 19th, 2018 - 7:21am



  • kelly on July 19th, 2018 - 8:23am



  • Lydia on July 19th, 2018 - 9:32am


    Hi! Kelly

  • melissa on July 19th, 2018 - 12:18pm


    At marisa congrets on first comment goodjob melissa

  • Daniel on July 19th, 2018 - 3:55pm


    Hello ?

  • lauren on July 19th, 2018 - 5:19pm



  • kelly on July 19th, 2018 - 7:40pm


    i know its been a long time since i’ve been on here. just been busy with summer job.Hopefully i can post more

  • Anne e. on July 20th, 2018 - 9:10am


    @Marisa we both got first comment at the same time! You must have got you comment in like second before mine.

  • kelly on July 20th, 2018 - 10:28am



  • Cartoons ~K~ on July 20th, 2018 - 10:45am


    I feel so bad for not keeping up on here.

  • melissa on July 20th, 2018 - 11:27am


    Hi cartoons where have you ben? I’m doing grate my summer is goinge grate as well melissa

  • Marisa on July 20th, 2018 - 2:12pm


    @Anne E.
    WHOA. I didn’t even see that! That’s so awesome lol!

  • NARNIA on July 20th, 2018 - 8:50pm


    congrats Anne E and Marisa!!

  • Tessa on July 21st, 2018 - 8:34am


    Go 1000 comments

  • Dance on July 21st, 2018 - 10:43am


    Why haven’t the Avery awards come out yet ?does anyone else feel like me?

  • gff5555 on July 22nd, 2018 - 12:38pm


    so cool

  • Tessa on July 22nd, 2018 - 1:28pm


    Hello? Have any one seen incredible 2?

  • Annabeth on July 22nd, 2018 - 3:43pm


    It’s Annabeth!

  • country girl on July 23rd, 2018 - 8:22am


    Congratulations Marissa!
    I posted a comment on podcast blog before this one accidently. Sorry, meant to put it on here

  • Redsox on July 23rd, 2018 - 9:27am


    25th!!!! Congrats Marisa on first!!!!

  • Bluestar on July 23rd, 2018 - 11:51am


    ANNABETH????? YOU WERE MY FIRST POSTING BUDDY EVER!!! I was Rebekahtiger I think?!?! YOU ARE THE BEST EVER!!!!!!!

  • melissa on July 23rd, 2018 - 12:17pm


    At dance lover yes I feel the same wey I can’t waite fore the airvries awards and fore album 65 to come out on the radio in octuber melissa

  • Knittingfun on July 23rd, 2018 - 12:22pm


    Hi! I missed you! What have you been up to?

  • Anonymous on July 23rd, 2018 - 2:30pm


    Woohoo! First day of VBS week starting now!! I’m doing facepainting!

  • Marisa on July 23rd, 2018 - 2:31pm


    Whoops forgot to put my name down. VBS!! Can’t wait!

  • Daniel on July 23rd, 2018 - 3:56pm


    Hey Country Girl how have you been ?

  • john on July 23rd, 2018 - 4:41pm


    Hey guys been a while hasn’t it?

  • john on July 23rd, 2018 - 4:45pm


    Hey guys me here me and my family were just in halifax nova scotia in canada, To go see our grandparents and friends up there. Pretty fun! 🙂 🙂

  • Knittingfun on July 23rd, 2018 - 5:36pm


    What do you mean “Go 1,000 comments”?

  • Packers on July 24th, 2018 - 8:34am


    @knittingfun she means go 1000 comment on this podcast right now we have 36 so we need 9964 more comments.

  • Packers on July 24th, 2018 - 8:43am


    How is everyone’s summer holidays going? Did you here album 65 expect the unexpected is coming out soon! I’am so excited!

  • Packers on July 24th, 2018 - 8:45am


    Sorry knittingfun extra 9. We need 964 more

  • Marisa on July 24th, 2018 - 10:02am


    The first night of VBS went great! We had 205 kids come to our church!! Please pray for the rest of vbs week!

  • melissa on July 24th, 2018 - 10:03am


    At john I’m glad you had fun in Canada How is the wether in Canada at this time of year? melissa

  • melissa on July 24th, 2018 - 10:05am


    At marney how have you ben? how is your summer going so far? Have you listen to album 65 on the aio club? Do you like album 65 so far? I can’t waite to here on the radio octuber 13th Melissa ps how is your neifiu is he 1 year old yet?

  • melissa on July 24th, 2018 - 1:53pm


    At marisa I’m glad bvs is going well I will prey that bvs goes well the rest of the week In album 2 of AIO there is a episode called bvs bloose melissa

  • Knittingfun on July 24th, 2018 - 2:52pm


    I have been good! How have you been? My summer is going good! How is your summer going? Yes, I have listened to Album 65, at least all the episodes that they have out. I Have really been enjoying it! My nephew isn’t quite a year old yet, but he’s getting there! He can now sit up, roll over, and over and over, he’s quite a talker too! He can bounce in his Bouncy toy as well! 🙂 This weekend my family, is hoping to go to The Ark Encounter with some friends. I am looking forward to that!

  • Knittingfun on July 24th, 2018 - 2:54pm


    Oooohhhh! Okay. Thanks. I though maybe she meant for me to go to a certain podcast, I wasn’t sure. Thanks, for letting me know. 🙂

  • Knittingfun on July 24th, 2018 - 2:54pm


    Please go to our chat!

  • Daniel on July 24th, 2018 - 4:24pm


    @Packers. I knew about it coming out.

  • katie10 on July 24th, 2018 - 7:53pm


    How are you Knittingfun! I have missed you!

  • Anonymous on July 25th, 2018 - 8:01am


    Come to this link we have 400 comments

  • Anonymous on July 25th, 2018 - 8:04am


    1,106 comments below
    Let’s go to 1,500

  • Annabeth on July 25th, 2018 - 10:28am


    Wow, it’s been forever since I’ve been here. How has everybody been?
    Hey, Bluestar. I remember you as Rebekah Tiger. 🙂
    Hey, Knittingfun. How’s your nephew?
    Is PARKR PRSTN here? I don’t see any posts from him. 🙁


  • Chris on July 25th, 2018 - 11:10am


    Hey Annabeth i remember you from a podcast from like last year

  • Bluestar on July 25th, 2018 - 11:33am


    Annabeth and knittingfun! I love you guy so much!! You were the ones that helped me post a lot!

  • melissa on July 25th, 2018 - 1:29pm


    Hey Annabeth it’s me Melissa do you rimembere me I still post on here How have you ben? how is your family a nd the twins I bet they are 1 year old all ready rite? melissa

  • Bluestar on July 25th, 2018 - 2:11pm


    Does Tigers10 still post? If so I’m RebekahTiger!!!!!

  • john on July 26th, 2018 - 5:37am


    How has everyone’s summer been? 🙂

  • john on July 26th, 2018 - 5:39am


    @melissa we went to see our grandparents and avoid the heat but it was just as hot there as it is here! 😛

  • john on July 26th, 2018 - 5:42am


    @bluestar I saw you in older forums

  • john on July 26th, 2018 - 5:47am


    At everyone sorry i haven’t been on in a while. i’m gonna be on more now that my baby sister is a year old now so expect more of my comments on later podcasts! 🙂 🙂 😉

  • Bluestar on July 26th, 2018 - 5:49am


    Hey feathertail and firestar, is the Warriors Chat – https://www.whitsendblog.org/2018/03/cruise-video/#comment-476911 – still a Warriors chat? It seems like nothing Warriors are going on. I can start it up with a new post though?!?! 🙂 ;D :mrgreen:

  • Knittingfun on July 26th, 2018 - 6:49am


    I am doing good, Katie! How are you doing? I’ve missed you too! 😀 What have you been up to?

  • melissa on July 26th, 2018 - 11:35am


    At john I’m glad you had fun in Canada What is your baby sister’s name? Are you a aio club member? melissa

  • Knittingfun on July 26th, 2018 - 1:03pm


    I love you too!

  • Anonymous on July 26th, 2018 - 2:35pm



  • Knittingfun on July 27th, 2018 - 6:56am


    My nephew is doing great! How are the twins? How are you doing?

  • Marisa on July 27th, 2018 - 8:05am


    Well the last day of vbs is today! Im so excited, for the week, our church rented a dunk tank! And my shift to be in it is today!! I got to dunk both my brothers in it. It looks so fun! But its been a great week. I think we’ve had about 200 kids the whole week!

  • country girl on July 27th, 2018 - 8:18am


    Hi Daniel, I’m good. Its been a busy summer. When is your family starting back to school?
    Everyone, have any of you ever read Sarah, Plain and Tall? There’s 3 movies on YouTube about her. Their great!
    Country Girl

  • melissa on July 27th, 2018 - 9:51am


    At marisa I’m glad bvs went well fore you wow a lot of kids that’s good I bet the tanke was fun to When do you start school? melissa

  • Bluestar on July 27th, 2018 - 9:59am


    Aww thanks knittingfun 🙂 🙂 🙂 I’m seriously about to cry!! 🙂 🙁 🙂

  • Annabeth on July 27th, 2018 - 2:16pm


    Knittingfun: The Julia and Jospeh are great! They’re so cute! 😀
    Chris: Yeah, I haven’t been here forever, but I used to be a regular. I don’t remember you.


  • NARNIA on July 27th, 2018 - 10:10pm


    I’ve read Sarah Plain and Tall and one or 2 other books in that series

  • NARNIA on July 27th, 2018 - 10:12pm


    Ugh Chinese weather
    No air-con when all your friends have it
    And one of your fans is broken
    It’s 34 degrees celsius

  • Knittingfun on July 28th, 2018 - 6:54pm


    Aww! 🙂 *hugs* How have you been doing?

  • NARNIA on July 28th, 2018 - 8:19pm


    Got my Odyssey Bible yesterday!Purple Italian leatherette.
    Thank you SO much everyone at AIO!!

  • Marisa on July 29th, 2018 - 11:46am


    @Melissa I start on August 8th. Yeah the dunk tank was pretty fun. though, by the end of my 10 minute shift, I was ready to get out lol.

  • cupcake lia on July 29th, 2018 - 1:21pm


    hello!i’m Cupake Lia!!!I ove listening to aio and the podcast.Great podcast,aio!

  • cupcake lia on July 29th, 2018 - 1:33pm


    wow i thought that they’d ask for my e-mail address.Yay, they didn’t, lol!

  • Tessa on July 29th, 2018 - 3:22pm


    Sorry I have been gone a long time.
    Feathertail the new clan territory is here

  • FIRESTAR on July 29th, 2018 - 3:33pm


    Ok so where are you Feathertail? And you have a job!

  • Bluestar on July 30th, 2018 - 5:58am


    Watched The Greatest Showman last night!!!!!! I loved it! Except for some of the outfits were kinda…. Idk how to say it, but you get it! Especially the bearded lady’s dress… The purple one… But I’m still singing all the songs! Except the first one in the bar with the two guys cause’ the d_ _ m word.. But otherwise it was awesome! That was Bluestar’s movie review – this was approved by miss Bluestar.

  • Moderator on July 30th, 2018 - 9:51am


    Hi Everyone! We wanted to let you know that we’ve updated the guidelines to make them clearer on a few issues. If your comments aren’t being approved, you might want to take a look at the posting guidelines to see why. Reminder: we do not allow posting under multiple user names. If you continue to use multiple usernames your posts will not be approved. We appreciate your help in making this a fun and safe place to comment!

  • Marisa on July 30th, 2018 - 10:50am


    @Bluestar That is exactly the review I would give it. what song is your favorite? I really like a million dreams and this is me.

  • Marisa on July 30th, 2018 - 10:53am


    Thanks Blog Mods!

  • Bluestar on July 30th, 2018 - 12:16pm


    Marisa, A Million Dreams is definaintly up their for me, but my FAVORITE one has to be Rewrite The Stars!

  • Daniel on July 30th, 2018 - 3:25pm


    Thank you Blog Moderator

  • Knittingfun on July 30th, 2018 - 7:18pm


    Blog Moderator,
    Thanks for the update, and for telling us about it.

  • Dance ?? on July 31st, 2018 - 6:13am


    Bluestar Marisa ,my favorite songs are Rewrite the stars and a million dreams these are my two favorites I agree with you blues tar I thought the costumes were kinda.. But overall it was really good!!

  • melissa on July 31st, 2018 - 6:30am


    Thankyou blog mods it’s fun to comment on here melissa

  • Marisa on July 31st, 2018 - 10:00am


    Is anyone else having trouble getting today’s episode to play??

  • ivan on July 31st, 2018 - 10:31am


    Is tomorrow the avery awards? I hope so!

  • melissa on August 1st, 2018 - 6:14am


    there is a new podcast a new episode on the club but no varies awards yet melissa

  • glory on September 29th, 2018 - 7:38am


    @ Bluestar: personally i loved Never Enough, Rewrite the Stars, and This is Me…. they were all so good!

  • caleb on November 24th, 2018 - 1:41pm



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