The Eephus - A Baseball History Podcast

By Larry and Marty

On Going since Feb 2015 • Updated weekly

Marty and Larry share and discuss and explore some of the more bizarre people, places and stories from the annals of baseball history.

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What better way to talk baseball history than football. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast www.EephusPodcast.net. . .

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"It's just a prank bro" Greg Maddux, probably @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast. . .

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Building on last weeks episode, we dive into the rumor that Fidel Castro was scouted by some MLB teams. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast. . .

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Baseball and Cuba. Cuba and baseball. Josh of the Stiff Joystick podcast joins us. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast. . .

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Josh from the Stiff Joystick Podcast joins us as we dive into the history of the actual ball used in the sport of baseball. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast @StiffJoystick. . .

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Mashed, baked, boiled, roasted, or au gratin. But have you ever seen a potato used in a baseball game? @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast www.EephusPodcast.net. . .

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Chicago Cubs. 2003. Yeah, that one. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast www.EephusPodcast.net. . .

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You'd be surprised by what kinds of inanimate objects that human beings have been traded for. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast. . .

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A redemption story, or a recidivism story? @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast www.EephusPodcast.net. . .

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From the 40/40 Club, to losing 40 million, Jose has seen the highs and the lows of his fame. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast song - Marc Haize - Jose Canseco. . .

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Memorabilia is a sweet investment. But how much does it cost? @BeerCityMedia www.EephusPodcast.com. . .

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Let's get the lead actress from the hottest sitcom to sing the National Anthem. What could possibly go wrong? @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast www.EephusPodcast.net. . .

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One wiener. One eye. One mascot. One lawsuit. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast www.EephusPodcast.net. . .

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Marty covers one of the best barnstorming teams of its era, and the cult following it achieved. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast www.EephusPodcast.net Personal Jesus - Susan Hyatt. . .

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Young, old. Men, women. Boys, girls. Beer leagues, big leagues. College, the Olympics. How did softball become the all-inclusive game that it is? @BeerCityMedia @EeephusPodcast www.EephusPodcast.net ᴅɪsᴄʟᴀɪᴍᴇʀ: ʙᴇᴇʀ ᴄɪᴛʏ ᴍᴇᴅɪᴀ ᴀɴᴅ ʙʏ ᴇxᴛᴇɴsɪᴏɴ ᴛʜᴇ ᴇᴇᴘʜᴜs ᴘᴏᴅᴄᴀsᴛ ᴄᴀɴɴᴏᴛ ʙᴇ ʜᴇʟᴅ ʀᴇsᴘᴏɴsɪʙʟᴇ ғᴏʀ ᴀɴʏ ᴅᴇᴍᴏɴs ʏᴏᴜ sᴜᴍᴍᴏɴ ɪɴᴛᴏ ʏᴏᴜʀ ʜᴏᴍᴇ.. . .

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Thank you, listeners! Our one-hundredth episode! @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast eephuspodcast.net (KB - 100). . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 14 Jun 2017

Perhaps our generation's quintessential baseball set. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast www.EephusPodcast.net song - I Want A Baseball Card by The Brothers Nylon. . .

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So how do you top beating a horse in a foot race?. . .

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The quintessential baseball board game is these weeks episode. Shake dem dice. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast www.EephusPodcast.net. . .

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July 20, 1969.. . .

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We are contractually obligated to bring you another episode of the Eephus. So let's talk about what is in an MLB contract. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast. . .

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So what is the truth behind the metaphor "Wally Pipped"?. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 26 Apr 2017

Dave Winfield was one of the best athletes ever to play the game. He was also arrested in the middle of a game. This episode is for the birds. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 19 Apr 2017

Fur and feathers fly on this animal-friendly episode of The Eephus.. . .

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Two men, one creation. Who did it first? Historians can't agree. @EephusPodcast @BeerCityMedia. . .

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Oh Phillies fans. Why do you hate so much? @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast. . .

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A step by step guide on what NOT to do. @BeerCityMedia @EephusPodcast. . .

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From bat boy to Vice President. @EeephusPodcast @BeerCityMedia. . .

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The bat boy. The unsung hero of the clubhouse. With special guest Ryan of the Conspiracy Therapy Podcast. @ConspiracyTshow ConspiracyTherapyShow.podomatic.com. . .

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Ryan of The Conspiracy Therapy podcast joins Marty and Larry to further discuss Derek Jeter's love life. Tawdry! @ConspiracyTshow ConspiracyTherapyShow.podomatic.com @BeerCityMedia. . .

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Ed helped redefine what a ball player could become. The first 5 tool player.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 22 Feb 2017

The man who is controversially credited with inventing baseball had quite the Civil War history.. . .

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We are back for season number 3 of the Eephus Podcast! @eephuspodcast @beercitymedia. . .

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For our season finale, we deviate from our usual format to talk about the history-making World Series.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 26 Oct 2016

We scratch the surface on some of the things that have come after the Cubs last won the World Series.. . .

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Babe Ruth's propensity for overindulgence caused him to battle with his own manager and owner.. . .

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In this episode, we learn about and celebrate the life of a man taken too soon. Jose Fernandez.. . .

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Starting your morning with a cup of coffee is a good thing, your baseball career on the other hand....not so much.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 28 Sep 2016

Baseball became the stage for a natural disaster in the Bay area.. . .

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On this episode, we combine our passion for baseball with our passion for food. With special guest Josh from the Conspiracy Therapy podcast! http://conspiracytherapyshow.podomatic.com https://www.facebook.com/conspiracytshow https://twitter.com/conspiracytshow. . .

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The rules at baseball's inception were a bit peculiar, although umpires had the life.. . .

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Not your typical father/son day at the old ballpark.. . .

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Sometimes we cover decades, years, days, and even games. This time it all comes down to half an inning.. . .

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We all played it, we all loved it, now we all learn about it.. . .

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A team that closely represents their Washington DC namesake.. . .

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It's election season, so we take a look at a couple of presidential baseball figures. Check out Larry's other show, Conspiracy Therapy http://conspiracytherapyshow.podomatic.com/. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 27 Jul 2016

Marty brings us the thing we wish we had. Super Fans. The people who go above and beyond to support their teams. Check out Larry's other show, Conspiracy Therapy http://conspiracytherapyshow.podomatic.com/. . .

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Larry's broadcasting kindred spirit was a man who had a hall of fame career and carved out his own niche in his second career.. . .

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A man who loved baseball so much, he played every chance he could.. . .

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How can a bonus change the faces of baseball? Find out on this weeks episode.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 29 Jun 2016

Meet the Hatchet Man and Chesty Morgan.. . .

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Legalize baseball!. . .

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Why do we do the 7th inning stretch? Why do we sing take me out to the ballgame? We have the answers.....maybe.. . .

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When you look back at history, sometimes you will find a small event that changes everything. Music outro is from The Baseball Project, featuring Peter Buck and Mike Mills from R.E.M.. . .

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Perhaps baseball's most infamous fight.. . .

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How can a career go from bad to worse?. . .

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NSFWish - We cover the weirdest and funniest names in baseball history.. . .

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The fastest game ever.. . .

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Marty covers our most requested podcast subject ever.. . .

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A gutty World Series performance, a love of RPG games, and a habitual Twitter poster.. . .

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Whisky and flying do not make a great mixer.. . .

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The first strike in baseball leads to a rag tag group of players that may have saved baseball in Detroit.. . .

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How to squander a sure fire pay day in three easy steps.. . .

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Shortest, tallest, biggest, youngest, oldest. The extremes of baseball.. . .

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We do our best to tackle the myth of Wade Boggs drinking 64 beers on a cross country flight.. . .

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It was the perfect stadium built at the perfect time.. . .

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Today we go back, 8 bits back, to the classic 1986 Nintendo baseball video game that helped revolutionize sports video games. RBI Baseball.. . .

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Europe has a love affair with baseball that is older than you think.. . .

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Baseball would be strange if it wasn't so weird.. . .

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The Harlem Globetrotters are celebrating 90 years, but who was the Globetrotters of baseball? www.Facebook.com/EephusPodcast http://twitter.com/EephusPodcast EephusPodcast@gmail.com www.EephusPodcast.com www.youtube.com/channel/UCn_rZfejWofJD05CTlvtFPw. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 10 Feb 2016

Bernie Madoff + Fred Wilpon + VanAndel + DeVos - Money x Stupidity = Podcast www.Facebook.com/EephusPodcast http://twitter.com/EephusPodcast EephusPodcast@gmail.com www.EephusPodcast.com www.youtube.com/channel/UCn_rZfejWofJD05CTlvtFPw. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 04 Feb 2016

A classic stadium that has withstood fire and the test of time. www.Facebook.com/EephusPodcast http://twitter.com/EephusPodcast EephusPodcast@gmail.com www.EephusPodcast.com www.youtube.com/channel/UCn_rZfejWofJD05CTlvtFPw. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 27 Jan 2016

She was cheap, racist, and her dog Schottzie liked to poop in the outfield. www.Facebook.com/EephusPodcast http://twitter.com/EephusPodcast EephusPodcast@gmail.com www.EephusPodcast.com www.youtube.com/channel/UCn_rZfejWofJD05CTlvtFPw. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 20 Jan 2016

Welcome back for season two! You may know him as a legendary athlete, but there is more to the story than that. www.Facebook.com/EephusPodcast EephusPodcast@twitter EephusPodcast@gmail.com www.EephusPodcast.com www.youtube.com/channel/UCn_rZfejWofJD05CTlvtFPw. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 25 Nov 2015

In our season finale, Marty covers the one of the strangest games of not only 2015, but one of the strangest in all of baseball history. We will see you guys again on January 20th, but will keep in contact on Facebook and on EephusPodcast.com Happy Holidays!. . .

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Derek Jeter loved the game, the women, and himself. This isn't so much history as it is gossip, but it is all in fun.. . .

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This week Marty and Larry discuss some unwritten rules and the value or absurdity of them. . .

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In this episode we cover a handful of the most memorable and impressive World Series performances of all time. Also note that we recorded this before the beginning of this years World Series.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 28 Oct 2015

Marty brings us a dark story from baseball history for our Halloween special episode.. . .

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Marty brings us the famed" Shot Heard Around The World" and the hijinks that was later uncovered. Also remember to send in your pictures of Baseball Highlights 2045 for your free expansion packs to https://www.facebook.com/eephuspodcast. . .

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This week we tackle a listener request and take on the phenomenon of mental breakdowns with the yips.. . .

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What do you do when you own a team and have money to burn? Hire a mystic to help the team, of course.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 30 Sep 2015

Shiver me timbers, we bring ya a tale of a pirate and the banned booty he be distributin' in this weeks episode.. . .

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Underwear, thongs, and fried chicken? Must be another episode of the eephus podcast.. . .

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We take a look at the reactions from Major League Baseball, player accounts and recollections, and the end of the season after the events of 9/11.. . .

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Marty brings us the Thomas Edison of baseball. A good player, a better coach, and a great inventor.. . .

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Larry takes a look into the life and career of one of the most unique and iconic baseball broadcasters in baseball history.. . .

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Known for his boneheaded plays, temper tantrums, and lack of focus, but there was also a very dark side to him.. . .

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Larry takes a look at the Japanese all time home run king, Sadaharu Oh and the controversy surrounding his single season record that stood for 38 years.. . .

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Marty brings us one of the most bizarre trades in baseball history.. . .

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Baseball card collectors know that error cards are sought after. We decide to cover a few of the funnier error cards.. . .

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Meet the meats that make up the infamous Milwaukee Brewers Sausage Race, and the one man who beat the meat.. . .

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Moe might be the smartest man to have ever played baseball. The Maxwell Smartest.. . .

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If you haven't hurt yourself hitting someone in the face with a pie, ruined your career playing Guitar Hero, or cut your hand taking off your wife's bra, you will definitely enjoy this weeks episode of The Eephus.. . .

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In light of the United States women's World Cup victory, we bring you the history of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.. . .

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Zack has more balls than you do. Baseballs. He has way more baseballs than all of us.. . .

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We take a listener's request and explore the history of the designated hitter rule.. . .

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Marty brings us three players who take what they want, rules be damned.. . .

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Larry has a short story about a long game.. . .

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When is bad business good business? When it only helps you and your cronies. Marty brings us a story that will make you pull your hair out.. . .

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She made her fame running out on the field and kissing baseballs list of who's who. But her tough upbringing and tough nature is what makes her amazing.. . .

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You may know of Dock's no hitter he threw while on LSD, but there is a more to him than that. Dock was a fascinating person who had a different path to baseball, and also struggled with his demons.. . .

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In a sport of unique individuals, Bill might be the most unique. His passion for space, drugs, and especially baseball makes him one of the more entertaining players baseball has seen.. . .

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*Safe For Work* A story about a player who could just not catch a break.. . .

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This weeks episode is filled with intrigue, espionage, action, and adventure.. . .

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Our first listener request, and things get sticky. We delve into the history of pine tar, and two events involving the breaking of pine tar rules.. . .

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This weeks episode is a short story about a man who shows you can make a mark in baseball with a single at bat.. . .

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You've seen him at minor and major league baseball games and maybe you remember him from the Baseball Bunch. It's the San Diego Chicken on this weeks Eephus Podcast.. . .

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This week we cover Darrell Evans and what turned his career around after a 6 year slump and helped him win a World Series. Aliens!. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 25 Mar 2015

Kevin Mitchell was a part of the infamous 1986 Mets, a National League MVP in 1989, and his amazing bare handed catch, but was more known for his off field antics, strange injuries, and his violent interaction with a cat. Meow.. . .

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Jackie Robinson was the first African American to break the color barrier, a rule implemented in 1889, but Moses Fleetwood Walker is the first African American to play pro baseball. Oh, and he invented exploding artillery shells. Plus a good old fashioned groin stabbing story on this episode of the Eephus.. . .

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So what happens when your dad owns the team, you've been traded for a vehicle to be named later, and your career is over? You snap into a Slim-Jim and become a Hall of Famer in your new career.. . .

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Marty and Larry discuss a supposed curse that has plagued the Cubs for almost 70 years.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 25 Feb 2015

Marty and Larry discuss Michael Jordan's attempt at a baseball career, and the controversy surrounding it.. . .

  Direct Link   Download 0 Minutes 18 Feb 2015

Marty and Larry discuss the origins of the peculiar pitch known as the eephus in this inaugural edition of The Eephus Podcast.. . .

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