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Best JRR podcasts we could find (updated December 2019)
Best JRR podcasts we could find
Updated December 2019
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As they explore the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, hosts Alan Sisto and Shawn E. Marchese welcome readers of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, and the other works in the Middle-earth legendarium to tune in as they discuss favorite passages from the books and films that started the worldwide fantasy phenomenon. Alan and Shawn engage in plenty of in-depth study of Tolkien's books, but with a healthy dose of self-effacing humor, pop-culture references, and bad puns. These are the ...
 
The Tolkien Professor podcast is a series of lectures, discussions, and seminars on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien by Corey Olsen, Assistant Professor of English at Washington College in Maryland. Find me on Facebook at "The Tolkien Professor," on Twitter at @tolkienprof, or at my website at www.tolkienprofessor.com. I have also begun a grand new venture: the Mythgard Institute, offering courses on Tolkien studies for credit at the MA level, or just for fun! Join us at www.mythgard.org.
 
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The Tolkien Road
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A long walk through Middle-earth! Join co-hosts John & Greta as they go chapter-by-chapter through The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion, The Hobbit and all of Tolkien's other works.
 
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Amon Sûl
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Exploring the Tolkien Legendarium with the Christian Faith - no summary
 
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Tea with Tolkien
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Join us for a cup of tea as we grow together in Hobbitness and Holiness, inspired by the faith and philosophy of JRR Tolkien.
 
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Tolkien Takeaway
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An energetic exploration of Tolkien's works by Tolkien nerd Vasilios Asimakos, ceaselessly delving into unpredictable Tolkien topics, because "not all who wander are lost."
 
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Athrabeth
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Athrabeth is a monthly podcast that invites you down the lesser trod paths of Tolkien's Legendarium. Each episode we pick a single chapter, essay, fragment, or topic, and do a deep dive, exploring it as both fans and scholars.
 
A fun, feminist, read through of JRR Tolkien’s work.
 
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The Tolkien Heads
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Join us as we read through J. R. R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings." Each week we work with a different chapter and explore various themes both in the novel and in our lives.
 
Great Commission Transmission Network
 
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Interlibrary Loan
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Three friends get together each week to read and discuss dense and rewarding books. Katie Sabo, Jon Cox, and Sky Swartout spend each week talking through a book chapter by chapter. A great book club experience, this show offers a conversational and fun way to read along!
 
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Talkin Tolkien
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We read Tolkien and then talk about it. Currently reading "Fellowship of the Ring." We occasionally sing and make jokes as well.
 
A Tolkien podcast that takes a relaxing approach to the professor's works. A place to come and enjoy a shared love for all things Tolkien. From mathoms to mallorns, Gondor to Gondolin. From Bag-end to Beleriand and Arda to New Zealand. Hobbits at heart are always welcome.
 
Join Bishop Robert Barron for a weekly podcast on faith and culture. Find more episodes at http://WordOnFireShow.com and submit your questions at http://AskBishopBarron.com.
 
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Scenario Brothers
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Hey Bros & Ho...Ladies! Join us as we explore Hypothetical Situations, Pitch Movie Sequels & Reboots no one wants to see and argue about who would win in a fight between Macaulay Culkin and JRR Tolkien.
 
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There And Back Again
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In this series, story expert Alastair Stephens guides you through the pages of JRR Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings.
 
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Dragon Babies
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Two sisters reread the young adult fantasy books that got them through painful adolescences and shaped them into mostly-functional adults (who love dragons a little too much).
 
Jeff Goad, Ngo Vinh-Hoi, and a rotating roster of special guests discuss the classic adventure, fantasy, horror, science fiction, and weird fiction that inspired the creation of the world's first roleplaying game.
 
Have you ever suggested a book for recording by LibriVox only to be told by some good-for-nothing admin that it can't be done because it's not in the Public Domain in the US? Then this project is dedicated to you. It consists of ten early Public Domain poems by some of the authors mention of whose most popular works is most likely to come in close proximity to the word "sorry" in the LV forums.Included are: JRR Tolkien, Aldous Huxley, George Orwell, Dorothy L Sayers, CS Lewis, William Faulkn ...
 
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Doghair Presents
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Doghair Presents is a podcast which attempts to teach you about a new topic each week. If you want to learn a little about a lot, come have a listen.
 
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Merton College
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A series of podcasts from Merton College, a vibrant and diverse intellectual community that has been at the forefront of education and research at Oxford University since 1264. Nobel Prize winners and other cultural and scientific leaders, such as TS Eliot, JRR Tolkien, and Andrew Wiles, adorn the list of Eminent Mertonians. Merton’s tradition of excellence lives on, thanks to the talent and dedication of college fellows, students, staff and alumni. Together with our historic architecture, b ...
 
The Zbooks successful authors' podcast is where Bestselling Author Eric Z talks about Independent Publishing, CHALLENGES, and whatever we feel like, with the BEST Authors in the WORLD! Get the new Book "The Power To Publish" (get it now while it's still free!): http://bit.ly/get-the-Power Have you noticed?There are no commercials or advertisements on this podcast!Please help keep the podcast free from annoying advertisements!Become a SUPREME MEMBER of this Podcast for as low as ONE dollar :- ...
 
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Merton College
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A series of podcasts from Merton College, a vibrant and diverse intellectual community that has been at the forefront of education and research at Oxford University since 1264. Nobel Prize winners and other cultural and scientific leaders, such as TS Eliot, JRR Tolkien, and Andrew Wiles, adorn the list of Eminent Mertonians. Merton’s tradition of excellence lives on, thanks to the talent and dedication of college fellows, students, staff and alumni. Together with our historic architecture, b ...
 
Three friends get together each week and start talking Tolkien. Tolkien Expert Katie Sabo, casual fan Jon Cox, and newbie Chase Smith spend each week talking through these books chapter by chapter. A great book club experience, this show offers a conversational and fun way to read along!
 
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Book It
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Book It is a podcast for the indecisive reader. With so many books and so many authors, it can be difficult to invest in one book. Book It is here to assist in this dilemma by giving listeners a preview of the book without giving it away.
 
Join Ian McKellen (X-Men, The Lord of the Rings), Martin Freeman (Sherlock, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy), Richard Armitage (Captain America, Spooks) and Andy Serkis (Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Lord of the Rings) as they discuss their new film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.Based on the J.R.R Tolkien classic, about a curious Hobbit called Bilbo Baggins (Freeman) who sets off on an adventure with a group of Dwarves to reclaim a stolen treasure.
 
A podcast that reveals the truth about video games that those other video game podcasts don't want you to know. Co-hosts: Alton and Reese Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/VGATWTOE Intro music: Video Games by Envyneslies Outro music: VIDEOTAPEMUSIC / Ecchu-Owara-Bushi Wearecc – Videotapemusic_ecchu-owara-bushi-videotapemusic-remix Thank you to Angelvila for the logo! Home: https://videogamesaretheworst.pinecast.co/ Main Account: https://twitter.com/vgatwtoe Reese: https://twitter.com/yourvery ...
 
There is something in the jungle of Irma Flores that has terrorized Sarah for years. As a scientist she needs to know what it is and by confronting this evil she is about to be awakened from her nightmare. She doesn’t know it but she will also begin her first faltering steps toward enlightenment. Along the way, she will have to contend with a strange dwarf people, pirates, corporate raiders and an obstinate lover. Her road to nirvana will be a raw and bruising journey that is certain to be b ...
 
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Audio Books
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Podcast Audio Books from PodNoms
 
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Audio Books
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Podcast Audio Books from PodNoms
 
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Mutations
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Conversations at the end of history and the beginning of the Anthropocene. Exploring the future through a consideration of our present, "the time between worlds," and the "time between times." Author, show host and interviewer Jeremy D Johnson explores the transformation of culture and consciousness through integral philosophy. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mutations/support
 
Dalton and Seddo Chicken Soup Gaming. Exploring the world of gaming from an 8 year old perspective. Also, providing great audio book stories that all will want to listen.
 
"Millions of tyrants" is a tongue in cheek way to explore all the ways we engage with the world as human beings. Let's talk life, virtue, tradition, current events, and living in truth.
 
Fresh reports every week from home and on the road - This podcast features fresh reflections on Frederica’s travel and experiences. She will talk to interesting people, tell us fascinating stories and share unique insight into the changing world in which we live.
 
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This week on Doghair Presents, Sam and Piper return. This time Sam tells us all about the creations of J.R.R. Tolkein and why he finds it so inspiring. On World Forge Sam and Piper use prompts to create many wonderful and fun things and you should have a listen. If you want get in touch with the show for any reason, tweet us @doghairnetwork or ...…
 
At the recent USCCB meeting, Bishop Barron gave a presentation to all the American bishops in which he offered five ways to draw young people back to God. Today, we discuss each way. A listener asks which books Bishop Barron would recommend to counter his biology teacher who tells him to read Bertrand Russell and Christopher Hitchens. Links + B ...…
 
Alan and Shawn are thrilled to welcome back Brian Sibley for his first full-episode interview! A writer and broadcaster, Brian has been responsible for beloved adaptations of Tolkien’s work such as the BBC radio dramatizations of The Lord of the Rings and Tales from the Perilous Realm. He’s also written several books on Peter Jackson’s films, f ...…
 
This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Nine, The Choices of Master Samwise Characters: Sam – an extremely fearsome enemy (probably a large elf) Frodo – he dead Shelob – still nightmare fuel Shagrat – orc middle management from the Tower of Cirith Ungol Gorbag – orc middle management from Minas Morgul We w ...…
 
Reinvent Yourself - Brand Identity Breakthrough with Gregory V. Diehl I started reading this book, totally unaware of the shock I was going to get. I had heard of brand identity before, but every book and article I read about it was BOOORing! That’s why I was freshly surprised and STOKED that I got an ARC of Gregory’s book to read, and LEARN , ...…
 
Join Athrabeth's Discord! Sources Tolkien, J.R.R., Letters from Father Christmas, edited by Baillie Tolkien, “eISBN 978-0-547-95190-4 v2.1216” (Accessed Nov 25, 2019). Fimi, Dimitra, “J.R.R. Tolkien’s Christmas letters to his children bring echoes of Middle-earth to the North Pole” December 21, 2017, from the website called “The Conversation”- ...…
 
This week on Doghair Presents Rory is joined by Chris Palmer from Dungens and Dragnos! Rory tells Chris all about the mysterious and powerful form of energy known as The Force! (From Star Wars. Don't worry it's not a real thing) Chris is on the podcast where they make up things to use in D&D called Dungens and Dragnos, and you should definitely ...…
 
In Episode 18, Vasilios relates some more Lord of the Rings Series news, then dives back in to his in-depth look at the Great Eagles. This time, he takes a close look at their doings in The Lord of the Rings. What can the most famous of Tolkien's works tell us about the much-discussed, oft-maligned majestic birds of his legendarium? Not stoppin ...…
 
Listen as Jonathan sits down with Adam Mabry about his book The Art of Rest. This book is helpful to anyone who struggles to slow down. We heartily recommend it! Amazon.com - The Art of RestBy Jonathan Thiede
 
Hoi and Jeff have the supreme pleasure of interviewing Michael Moorcock, author of the Elric and Hawkmoon stories among many others, and the youngest and only living author from the Appendix N list, who is also celebrating his 80th birthday in Dec 2019!By Jeff Goad, Ngo Vinh-Hoi, and special guests
 
Should theology be a core subject studied in universities? John Henry Newman certainly thought so. Today, we share a sample lesson from Bishop Barron’s Word on Fire Institute course on Newman, titled “The Queen of the Sciences.” It focuses on Newman’s book, Idea of a University, and his comments on the role of religion in the circle of universi ...…
 
Everyone should be doing this! Go to this video for the presentation: http://bit.ly/zbookfunnel Whoa! It's a "BITLINK" or BIT.LY link! "Measurement is the anchor of reality" I firmly believe in measurement as a way to constant improvement. And as AUTHORS we MUST be measuring what our readers are ACTUALLY DOING! Listen in, and better yet - got t ...…
 
Hi guys! I’m sure you’ve noticed we’ve taken a break from the podcast this past month but I wanted to pop back in with this short episode in which I was joined by Haleigh DeRocher of Sweet Sequels. Black Friday is literally upon us even though it’s only Thursday evening as I’m recording this, and Haleigh’s etsy shop is one of my favorite places ...…
 
This week on Doghair Presents, Rory is joined once again by audio dramatist Maddy Searle. Maddy tells us about a hugely influential television show that she is very much a fan of: Buffy the Vampire Slayer. You can find Maddy's excellent podcast The Prickwillow Papers at https://snazzytapir.wordpress.com/ and all reputable podcatchers. If you wa ...…
 
The first words out of Jesus’ mouth—and the central theme of his preaching—concerned the Kingdom of God. As we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King, Bishop Barron explores three dimensions of his unique kingship. A listener asks if God is love, and love is an act of the will, is God reducible to will? NOTE: Do you like this podcast? Becom ...…
 
Christian Gonzalez, podcaster, thinker and therapist, joins Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick to pace the lonely, palantir-haunted halls of the White Tower of Ecthelion to figure out just what makes the penultimate Steward of Gondor tick.By Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick and Ancient Faith Radio
 
The Council of Elrond draws to a close, and options are finally debated about what to do with the One Ring. But the easy way is obviously the wrong way, the hard way seems impossible; and frankly, you know the committee is running out of ideas when “give the doomsday weapon to the guy in the yellow boots who sings all the time” is a proposal un ...…
 
Hey there fellow travelers! I was honored this week to be a guest on The Bellator Colloquium podcast, where we discussed Tolkien's incredible short story "Leaf By Niggle". We talked about Leaf back in 2015 on the podcast, but honestly, my understanding of this story has expanded and deepened so much since then. So here's a sample of my conversa ...…
 
Launching Brand Identity, with Gregory Diehl. This is one of my favorite authors and one of my FAVORITE books. Holding true to the "Digital Nomad" existance, I interview Gregory Diehl in Morrocco. With the evening prayer blaring in the background from some UNKNOWN source in the highest (the Atlas mountains) mountains of North Africa, you can't ...…
 
This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Eight, Shelob’s Lair Characters: Frodo and Sam – Spelunkers Gollum – it’s allllla Gollum now Shelob – pure and utter nightmare fuel Characters from legend: Earendil – has the silmaril now…and is a star, also the aforementioned Daddy Melkor – original evil. Ungoliant ...…
 
This week on Doghair Presents, Rory is joined by audio drama creator Maddy Searle. Rory tells Maddy about some of the weird and spooky elements of Scottish Folklore, covering creepy kelpies, benevolent brownies, the bloody Bean Clan and more. You can find Maddy's excellent podcast The Prickwillow Papers at https://snazzytapir.wordpress.com/ and ...…
 
In Episode 17, find out the latest Tolkien-related news! Later, Vasilios continues researching his fine feathered friends, the Great Eagles! What are they up to in The Hobbit? How does it inform their behavior in the Silmarillion? What does it say about them in general? In the Hobbit Hole: a look in your host's eyes and a certainty in his heart ...…
 
We revisited Beauty, by Robin McKinley, and were left asking the same question this centuries-old fairy tale always inspires: is this relationship… okay? You can probably guess our answer, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t check out our journey into McKinley’s gorgeous, gothic fantasy story. We follow Beauty as she learns to love herself (ins ...…
 
Hoi and Jeff chat with Dirk the Dice about the multiverse, Stormbringer RPG, Law vs Chaos, and Michael Moorcock's "The Singing Citadel"!By Jeff Goad, Ngo Vinh-Hoi, and special guests
 
This week, Bishop Barron answers questions from listeners all over the world. These include: If animals have distinct personalities, then why does the Church teach they don’t have souls? What is being conveyed by identifying Jesus as the New Adam and Mary as the New Eve? Do you believe we have a predestined “purpose”? What can we say about the ...…
 
Frodo finally learns why Gandalf never came as promised: Saruman the (Until Recently) White has turned to the dark side! The betrayal sinks in as the wizard tells the tale of his imprisonment at Orthanc and his rescue by Gwaihir, swiftest of the Great Eagles. With the Council finally caught up, they turn to the real question: what to do with th ...…
 
WHOA! THE FIRST R RATED podcast on Zbooks! Michael combines his personal dating experiences as well as his knowledge of improvisational theater, stand-up comedy, and working in sales to provide readers with a clear model to follow for more successful (and fun) dates. Ultimately, Michael seeks to resolve the question of how can we not lose face- ...…
 
Our re-read of "Akallabêth" reaches its conclusion! Topics discussed... Sauron’s speech agains the Valar Amandil seeks to follow Eärendil’s example Amandil’s instructions to Elendil Amandil’s fate Clouds gathering over Numenor Dark Clouds Gathering Ar-Pharazôn’s fleet sails Ar-Pharazôn steps foot in Valinor The great chasm opens; Ar-Pharazôn bu ...…
 
What did St. Ignatius mean when he counseled followers to “discern the spirits”? How do we do this? Bishop Barron unpacks the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius and offers practical tips on how to discern God’s will in your life. A listener asks how to discern whether God is calling him to marriage or the priesthood. NOTE: Do you like this pod ...…
 
Gandalf and Elrond come to terms with their own past mistakes while Aragorn reveals the lengths to which he’s gone to repair the faults of Isildur. As the story continues to unfold, the truth becomes clear to all at the Council of Elrond: Frodo’s ring is the One Ring cut from the hand of Sauron, and Gandalf isn’t afraid to use strong words — in ...…
 
Dcn. Nicholas Kotar returns to the podcast to discuss with Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick his forthcoming epic fantasy novel in the Raven Son series, world-building, sub-creation in Tolkienian terms, and how this contributes to Christian culture-creation.By Fr. Andrew Stephen Damick and Ancient Faith Radio
 
My fellow podcast hounds, slide not into fear and despair but instead, rejoice, for there is new podcast. Video essayist and ferret expert, Kay (@kayandskittles), joins the goof crew to discuss the mysterious and confounding MMO. "Why do we grind?" asks Alton to the wise and thoughtful panel assembled before him. "To make the numbers go up," an ...…
 
This week Caitlin, Rachel, and Emmy discuss The Two Towers: Book Four, Chapter Seven, The Stairs of Cirith Ungol Characters: Frodo – Our hero Sam – Our hero wouldn’t have got far without him Smeagollum – the hero of his own story The Witch-King of Angmar, the Lord of the Nazgul, the Black Captain – stabbed Frodo once Mentions: Galadriel – gave ...…
 
Why should you start a podcast? Listen in and find out why! Also - I answer the survey questions that my wonderful listeners sent in about PODCASTING. There is a SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT AT THE END OF THIS PODCAST! So lean in... Questions answered: What's the best way to book guests? What is the investment to begin, how to get started How many peop ...…
 
Join Athrabeth's Discord! References Map of Beleriand (drawn by Christopher Tolkien) Sources J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Lost Road and Other Writings, "Part Two. Valinor and Middle-earth before The Lord of the Rings: Chapter 5: The Lhammas” J.R.R. Tolkien, "Tengwesta Qenderinwa and Pre-Fëanorian Alphabets Part 2", in Parma El ...…
 
**WARNING** THIS POST CONTAINS BAD RAP MUSIC. YOU'VE BEEN WARNED This is NOT a regular episode of The Green Door Podcast. it is an older project created by James O'Flaherty and Rob Wade (of Talk Star Wars Podcast and Emotionally 14 and Crazy Train...check out his stuff on youtube) We thought it would be fun to embarrass ourselves and share here.…
 
**WARNING** THIS POST CONTAINS BAD RAP MUSIC. YOU'VE BEEN WARNED This is NOT a regular episode of The Green Door Podcast. it is an older project created by James O'Flaherty and Rob Wade (of Talk Star Wars Podcast and Emotionally 14 and Crazy Train...check out his stuff on youtube) We thought it would be fun to embarrass ourselves and share here.…
 
This week on Doghair Presents, Rory is joined by Sam and Piper from World Forge. Rory reminds two American's of the most famous failed assassination attempt in England's history. On World Forge Sam and Piper use prompts to create many wonderful and fun things and you should have a listen. If you want get in touch with the show for any reason, t ...…
 
In the 16th episode, Vasilios broaches that familiar Tolkien topic: eagles! We know they're not a jewelry delivery service, so what are they, actually? Search and rescue workers? Air force? Glorified airbuses? By logging all their appearances in the official canon, Vasilios tries to crack the code of the much-maligned feathered fouls. In the Ho ...…
 
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