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Stand up comedian turned talk show host, Alison Spittle sits down for a chin wag with Ireland's finest mouths in front of a live audience. It's a talk show that loves a good chat.

Latest Episodes

#85 | Julie Jay

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 85 – Julie Jay In Episode 85 – recorded at The Podcast Studios as part of the Dublin Podcast Festival – Alison chats to comedian Julie Jay about being a late bloomer to comedy, nervous breakdowns, comedic insecurity, stalking Des Bishop, her comedy wife Emma Doran, a love of true crime, ruining Saved By The Bell, coping with being a Dancing With The Stars widow, podcasting and chasing the next big thing. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Follow Julie on Twitter (https://twitter.com/juliejaycomedy) for the latest on upcoming gigs and projects. Thanks to Headstuff.Org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them. If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour and leave a rating. It’s a big help. Catch you next time. Flamingo artwork designed by William Conway, email revolantis@hotmail.com (mailto:revolantis@hotmail.com) . Theme tune by No Monster Club (now Sir Bobby Jukebox).

48 MIN2 w ago
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#85 | Julie Jay

#84 | Stephen Colfer

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 84 – Stephen Colfer In Episode 84 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison chats to actor, writer and producer Stephen Colfer about the phenomenon that is Dreamgun, the Dublin Fringe festival, Chaos Theory, teenage mobster scripts, Liverpudlian operas and selling merch at Cat Laughs. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Follow Stephen on Twitter (https://twitter.com/stephenpip) for the latest on upcoming gigs and projects. Come see The Alison Spittle Show at The Dublin Podcast Festival (https://www.ticketmaster.ie/the-alison-spittle-show-dublin-16-11-2019/event/18005734A62F6537) on Saturday November 16th. Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them. If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour and leave...

39 MINNOV 13
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#84 | Stephen Colfer

#83 | Lilly Higgins

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 83 – Lilly Higgins In Episode 83 – recorded at The Cork Podcast Festival – Alison chats to food writer, photographer and Fancy Vittler herself, Lilly Higgins. They chat about mad food trends, cooking on live TV, Daithí O Sé’s taste tests, deep-fried Mars Bars, the limited powers of Charlie Red body spray, postcode-restricted swag, freelance and family, sprout shortages and why the Higgins sisters are kind of like Cobh’s version of the Spice Girls. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. . Follow Lilly on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lilly_higgins_/) for stupidly beautiful pictures of food and recipes you can actually make without summoning a spirit. Come see The Alison Spittle Show at The Dublin Podcast Festival (https://www.ticketmaster.ie/the-alison-spittle-show-dublin-16-11-...

51 MINOCT 23
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#83 | Lilly Higgins

#82 | Hannah Mamalis

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 82 – Hannah Mamalis In Episode 82 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison chats to comedian Hannah Mamalis about the patriarchy, Reviewables (https://www.headstuff.org/reviewables/) and Phoning It In (https://www.headstuff.org/phoning-it-in/) , grinding on fairy forts in Connemara, Flossy Tops McGonagle, a string of pets doomed for tragedy, going to school at a tourist attraction, teenage politics, Republic of Telly, barbecuing in Stillorgan and haunted clits. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Catch her at the Edinburgh Fringe (https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/alison-spittle-mother-of-god) this August. Follow Hannah Mamalis on Twitter (https://twitter.com/Hantmam) for upcoming gigs, including Dreamgun’s London residency. Come see The Alison Spittle Show at The Cork Podcast Festival...

78 MINOCT 11
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#82 | Hannah Mamalis

#81 | Enda Loughman and Mike Ahern (D.A.D.D.Y.)

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 81 – Enda Loughman and Mike Ahern (D.A.D.D.Y.) In Episode 81 – recorded at HeadStuff – Alison talks to Extra Ordinary writers and directors Enda Loughman and Mike Ahern (a.k.a. D.A.D.D.Y.) about murder, music videos, famine graves and first films, Betamax, historic potholes, casting agents for dogs, working with magpies, selling your soul, test screenings, ghost stories and tiny haunting. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Extra Ordinary is in Irish cinemas now. Check out Enda and Mike’s website teamdaddy.com (http://www.teamdaddy.com/) for more information about additional screenings and upcoming projects. Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them. If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour...

46 MINSEP 26
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#81 | Enda Loughman and Mike Ahern (D.A.D.D.Y.)

#80 | Electric Picnic 2019 - Kevin McGahern & Tony Cantwell

In Episode 80 – recorded at Electric Picnic 2019 – Alison talks to comedians Kevin McGahern and Tony Cantwell about getting to know each other intimately in Edinburgh, civil war, chipper fights, early internet memories and some very acrobatic attempts to sneak into nightclubs. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest, including the Dublin Fringe. Get tickets to Tony’s Dublin Fringe show, Live Feed, here (https://smockalley.com/live-feed/) . Both he and Kevin will join Alison as part of the Pick of the Fringe showcase in London. Tickets to Tony here (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pick-of-the-fringe-tony-cantwell-tickets-71504402593) and Kevin here (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pick-of-the-fringe-kevin-mcgahern-tickets-71504920141) . Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.co...

57 MINSEP 12
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#80 | Electric Picnic 2019 - Kevin McGahern & Tony Cantwell

#79 | Bláithín de Burca

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 79 – Bláithín de Burca In Episode 79 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ during the Vodafone Comedy Festival– Alison talks to comedian Bláithín de Burca about The Try Channel, “Reply Guys”, Youtube comments, the level of hotness that will get her into Coppers, feminism, getting cancelled and why comedians are the best people to get your news from. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Get tickets to Bláithín’s Dublin Fringe show ,Blá Blá Blá…With Special Guests, at this link (https://www.fringefest.com/festival/whats-on/bla-bla-blawith-special-guests) . Follow her on Twitter (https://twitter.com/BeingBla) for more upcoming gigs and check out her podcast, I Don’t Know Her (https://twitter.com/idontknowherpod) , with Aoife O’Connor. Thanks to HeadFtuff.org for hosting our podcast. Th...

52 MINAUG 28
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#79 | Bláithín de Burca

#78 | Catherine Cohen

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 78 – Catherine Cohen In Episode 78 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ during the Vodafone Comedy Festival – Alison talks to comedian Catherine Cohen about comedy cabaret, the Edinburgh fringe, jet lag, “rich hungry man attitude”, past lives, underage drinking, mutton busting at the rodeo and Club Cumming. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Catch her at the Edinburgh Fringe (https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/alison-spittle-mother-of-god) this August. Get tickets to Catherine’s Edinburgh show, The Twist…? She’s Gorgeous, at this link (https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/catherine-cohen-the-twist-she-s-gorgeous) . Follow her on Twitter (https://twitter.com/catccohen) for more upcoming gigs. Thanks to HeadStuff.Org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/H...

66 MINAUG 16
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#78 | Catherine Cohen

#77 | Jena Friedman

In Episode 77 – recorded at HeadStuf HQ during the Vodafone Comedy Festival– Alison talks to comedian and writer Jena Friedman about interviewing John McAfee, sexual harassment in gaming, cannibal cops, writing for David Letterman and Jon Stewart, TERFs and slipping into fascism, fighting for your pints and an abbreviated history of the American Girl doll. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Catch her at the Edinburgh Fringe (https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/alison-spittle-mother-of-god) this August. Watch Soft Focus with Jena Friedman here (https://www.channel4.com/programmes/soft-focus-with-jena-friedman) and get tickets to Jena’s Edinburgh run, Miscarriage of Justice, at this link (https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/jena-friedman-miscarriage-of-justice) . Follow her on Twitter (https://twitter.com/JenaFriedma...

73 MINJUL 31
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#77 | Jena Friedman

#76 | Roxana Nic Liam

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 76 – Roxana Ni Liam In Episode 76 – Alison talks to actor Roxana Nic Liam about acting vs standup, soap stardom on Fair City, when murder presents an opportunity, favourite soap deaths, being in The General and Agnes Brown, getting a cornetto from Tom Jones, Shinoxy sketch group, the negative or working on comedy and double standards within the industry, kicking drug pushers out of the East Wall, being the tree in Pochahontas and returning to comedy. Follow Roxana on Twitter (https://twitter.com/RoxyNL) for information on upcoming writing projects. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest tour dates. Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them. If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour and leave a rat...

93 MINMAY 29
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#76 | Roxana Nic Liam

Latest Episodes

#85 | Julie Jay

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 85 – Julie Jay In Episode 85 – recorded at The Podcast Studios as part of the Dublin Podcast Festival – Alison chats to comedian Julie Jay about being a late bloomer to comedy, nervous breakdowns, comedic insecurity, stalking Des Bishop, her comedy wife Emma Doran, a love of true crime, ruining Saved By The Bell, coping with being a Dancing With The Stars widow, podcasting and chasing the next big thing. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Follow Julie on Twitter (https://twitter.com/juliejaycomedy) for the latest on upcoming gigs and projects. Thanks to Headstuff.Org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them. If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour and leave a rating. It’s a big help. Catch you next time. Flamingo artwork designed by William Conway, email revolantis@hotmail.com (mailto:revolantis@hotmail.com) . Theme tune by No Monster Club (now Sir Bobby Jukebox).

48 MIN2 w ago
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#85 | Julie Jay

#84 | Stephen Colfer

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 84 – Stephen Colfer In Episode 84 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison chats to actor, writer and producer Stephen Colfer about the phenomenon that is Dreamgun, the Dublin Fringe festival, Chaos Theory, teenage mobster scripts, Liverpudlian operas and selling merch at Cat Laughs. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Follow Stephen on Twitter (https://twitter.com/stephenpip) for the latest on upcoming gigs and projects. Come see The Alison Spittle Show at The Dublin Podcast Festival (https://www.ticketmaster.ie/the-alison-spittle-show-dublin-16-11-2019/event/18005734A62F6537) on Saturday November 16th. Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them. If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour and leave...

39 MINNOV 13
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#84 | Stephen Colfer

#83 | Lilly Higgins

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 83 – Lilly Higgins In Episode 83 – recorded at The Cork Podcast Festival – Alison chats to food writer, photographer and Fancy Vittler herself, Lilly Higgins. They chat about mad food trends, cooking on live TV, Daithí O Sé’s taste tests, deep-fried Mars Bars, the limited powers of Charlie Red body spray, postcode-restricted swag, freelance and family, sprout shortages and why the Higgins sisters are kind of like Cobh’s version of the Spice Girls. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. . Follow Lilly on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/lilly_higgins_/) for stupidly beautiful pictures of food and recipes you can actually make without summoning a spirit. Come see The Alison Spittle Show at The Dublin Podcast Festival (https://www.ticketmaster.ie/the-alison-spittle-show-dublin-16-11-...

51 MINOCT 23
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#83 | Lilly Higgins

#82 | Hannah Mamalis

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 82 – Hannah Mamalis In Episode 82 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ – Alison chats to comedian Hannah Mamalis about the patriarchy, Reviewables (https://www.headstuff.org/reviewables/) and Phoning It In (https://www.headstuff.org/phoning-it-in/) , grinding on fairy forts in Connemara, Flossy Tops McGonagle, a string of pets doomed for tragedy, going to school at a tourist attraction, teenage politics, Republic of Telly, barbecuing in Stillorgan and haunted clits. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Catch her at the Edinburgh Fringe (https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/alison-spittle-mother-of-god) this August. Follow Hannah Mamalis on Twitter (https://twitter.com/Hantmam) for upcoming gigs, including Dreamgun’s London residency. Come see The Alison Spittle Show at The Cork Podcast Festival...

78 MINOCT 11
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#82 | Hannah Mamalis

#81 | Enda Loughman and Mike Ahern (D.A.D.D.Y.)

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 81 – Enda Loughman and Mike Ahern (D.A.D.D.Y.) In Episode 81 – recorded at HeadStuff – Alison talks to Extra Ordinary writers and directors Enda Loughman and Mike Ahern (a.k.a. D.A.D.D.Y.) about murder, music videos, famine graves and first films, Betamax, historic potholes, casting agents for dogs, working with magpies, selling your soul, test screenings, ghost stories and tiny haunting. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Extra Ordinary is in Irish cinemas now. Check out Enda and Mike’s website teamdaddy.com (http://www.teamdaddy.com/) for more information about additional screenings and upcoming projects. Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them. If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour...

46 MINSEP 26
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#81 | Enda Loughman and Mike Ahern (D.A.D.D.Y.)

#80 | Electric Picnic 2019 - Kevin McGahern & Tony Cantwell

In Episode 80 – recorded at Electric Picnic 2019 – Alison talks to comedians Kevin McGahern and Tony Cantwell about getting to know each other intimately in Edinburgh, civil war, chipper fights, early internet memories and some very acrobatic attempts to sneak into nightclubs. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest, including the Dublin Fringe. Get tickets to Tony’s Dublin Fringe show, Live Feed, here (https://smockalley.com/live-feed/) . Both he and Kevin will join Alison as part of the Pick of the Fringe showcase in London. Tickets to Tony here (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pick-of-the-fringe-tony-cantwell-tickets-71504402593) and Kevin here (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pick-of-the-fringe-kevin-mcgahern-tickets-71504920141) . Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.co...

57 MINSEP 12
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#80 | Electric Picnic 2019 - Kevin McGahern & Tony Cantwell

#79 | Bláithín de Burca

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 79 – Bláithín de Burca In Episode 79 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ during the Vodafone Comedy Festival– Alison talks to comedian Bláithín de Burca about The Try Channel, “Reply Guys”, Youtube comments, the level of hotness that will get her into Coppers, feminism, getting cancelled and why comedians are the best people to get your news from. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Get tickets to Bláithín’s Dublin Fringe show ,Blá Blá Blá…With Special Guests, at this link (https://www.fringefest.com/festival/whats-on/bla-bla-blawith-special-guests) . Follow her on Twitter (https://twitter.com/BeingBla) for more upcoming gigs and check out her podcast, I Don’t Know Her (https://twitter.com/idontknowherpod) , with Aoife O’Connor. Thanks to HeadFtuff.org for hosting our podcast. Th...

52 MINAUG 28
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#79 | Bláithín de Burca

#78 | Catherine Cohen

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 78 – Catherine Cohen In Episode 78 – recorded at HeadStuff HQ during the Vodafone Comedy Festival – Alison talks to comedian Catherine Cohen about comedy cabaret, the Edinburgh fringe, jet lag, “rich hungry man attitude”, past lives, underage drinking, mutton busting at the rodeo and Club Cumming. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Catch her at the Edinburgh Fringe (https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/alison-spittle-mother-of-god) this August. Get tickets to Catherine’s Edinburgh show, The Twist…? She’s Gorgeous, at this link (https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/catherine-cohen-the-twist-she-s-gorgeous) . Follow her on Twitter (https://twitter.com/catccohen) for more upcoming gigs. Thanks to HeadStuff.Org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/H...

66 MINAUG 16
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#78 | Catherine Cohen

#77 | Jena Friedman

In Episode 77 – recorded at HeadStuf HQ during the Vodafone Comedy Festival– Alison talks to comedian and writer Jena Friedman about interviewing John McAfee, sexual harassment in gaming, cannibal cops, writing for David Letterman and Jon Stewart, TERFs and slipping into fascism, fighting for your pints and an abbreviated history of the American Girl doll. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest. Catch her at the Edinburgh Fringe (https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/alison-spittle-mother-of-god) this August. Watch Soft Focus with Jena Friedman here (https://www.channel4.com/programmes/soft-focus-with-jena-friedman) and get tickets to Jena’s Edinburgh run, Miscarriage of Justice, at this link (https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/jena-friedman-miscarriage-of-justice) . Follow her on Twitter (https://twitter.com/JenaFriedma...

73 MINJUL 31
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#77 | Jena Friedman

#76 | Roxana Nic Liam

The Alison Spittle Show – Episode 76 – Roxana Ni Liam In Episode 76 – Alison talks to actor Roxana Nic Liam about acting vs standup, soap stardom on Fair City, when murder presents an opportunity, favourite soap deaths, being in The General and Agnes Brown, getting a cornetto from Tom Jones, Shinoxy sketch group, the negative or working on comedy and double standards within the industry, kicking drug pushers out of the East Wall, being the tree in Pochahontas and returning to comedy. Follow Roxana on Twitter (https://twitter.com/RoxyNL) for information on upcoming writing projects. Alison Spittle does stand-up comedy all the time because there’s no money in it. See alisonspittle.com (http://alisonspittle.com/) or her Twitter (https://twitter.com/AlisonSpittle) for the latest tour dates. Thanks to HeadStuff.org for hosting our podcast. They have a Patreon (https://www.patreon.com/HeadStuff?ty=h) page. Please support them. If you enjoyed the podcast, do us a favour and leave a rat...

93 MINMAY 29
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#76 | Roxana Nic Liam
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