Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast

The longest-running Fantasy Hockey Podcast in the world. Analytical, self-aware, occasionally prophetic. Doing our part to make sure Fantasy Hockey Is For Everyone.

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Keeping Karlsson Episode 20
NHL hockey is back and that means it’s time for Elan and Brian to get down to business. The big headline is of course the Ryan Miller trade, and the guys dig deep into how it affects a number of players on both Buffalo and St. Louis. They also discuss the Canucks goaltending saga and whether or not you should be jumping on Eddie Lack, as well as the revolving centers on the Islanders’ first line. Other notable players discussed this week include Steve Mason, Martin Hanzal, Derrick Brassard, Antoine Vermette, Adam Henrique, Sean Monahan, Jakob Silfverberg and Carl Soderberg.Please help support the show by subscribing to Keeping Karlsson on iTunes and giving us a 5 star review. You can also follow us on Twitter @keepingkarlsson and email us at keepingkarlsson@gmail.com to give us feedback and ask fantasy hockey questions that we’ll discuss on the show.SHOW NOTESOkay Maybe You Can Start Worrying About Stewart Now - http://www.stlouisgametime.com/2014/1/29/5359856/okay-maybe-you-can-start-worrying-about-stewart-now Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 19 - Guess Who's Back
It’s the final Keeping Karlsson episode of the Olympic break and Elan and Brian bring a jammed packed show with advice you’ll want to hear before the fantasy season resumes. The episode begins with a discussion of some of the key injuries that have occurred recently, including Tavares, Martin and Zuccarello, and how they will impact the players around them. Some tips are given on how to take advantage of your leaguemates who have suffered these injuries.Next the guys run down a list of players who will be coming back from injury when (or soon after) the season resumes, and give insight into how each of them will fair. Players discussed here include Marian Gaborik, Evander Kane, Mikko Koivu, Tomas Vokoun, Pekka Rinne and Stephen Weiss.Brian rounds out the show with a recap of the Keeping Karlsson Olympics pool, revealing the medalists as well as some surprising box results.Please help support the show by subscribing to Keeping Karlsson on iTunes and giving us a 5 star review. You can also follow us on Twitter @keepingkarlsson and email us at keepingkarlsson@gmail.com to give us feedback and ask fantasy hockey questions that we’ll discuss on the show. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 18 - Owning the Pod(ca...
With the Olympics going on there isn’t a whole lot to work with, but this week’s episode of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast still offers up a nice helping of fantasy hockey advice. We begin with our headlines, including some Olympic injury casualties and how they may affect their NHL teammates, as well as another record set by Teemu Selanne.Sticking with the Olympic theme, some notable early strong performers are discussed including Olli Maata and Michael Grabner. Brian provides an update on the current Keeping Karlsson Olympic Pool standings and discusses which boxes currently have the most surprising leaders.Outside of the Olympics the guys discuss some trade strategy for their pools and critique a couple of trades involving Jaromir Jagr, P.A. Parenteau, Clarke MacArthur and Matt Moulson.Speaking of trades, Brian shares something interesting he noticed in the URLs for proposed trades in Yahoo fantasy leagues that may help you gauge the trading activity in your league.Please help support the show by subscribing to Keeping Karlsson on iTunes and giving us a 5 star review. You can also follow us on Twitter @keepingkarlsson and email us at keepingkarlsson@gmail.com to give us feedback and ask fantasy hockey questions that we’ll discuss on the show. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 17
A big dense show for the final week of the fantasy season before the Olympic break. Elan and Brian chat about the Olympics, explain Corsi and Fenwick possession stats, and offer up some strategies and approaches for your upcoming fantasy trade deadline.They also go in-depth on the fortunes and misfortunes of Kris Letang, Alex Pietrangelo, David Desharnais, Mike Cammalleri, Derek Roy, Antoine Vermette, Alex Steen, Chris Kunitz, Carl Soderberg, Loui Eriksson, Cam Fowler, Dennis Wideman, Andy Greene, Olli Maata, Raphael Diaz, Cory Schneider, and Dany Heatley.The values of Derek Stepan, Mark Scheifele and Frans Neilsen are also discussed in response to a listener's question, and two low-owned% options on defense are put out for your consideration.Please help support the show by subscribing to Keeping Karlsson on iTunes and giving us a 5 star review. You can also follow us on Twitter @keepingkarlsson and email us at keepingkarlsson@gmail.com to give us feedback and ask fantasy hockey questions that we’ll discuss on the show.----more----SHOW NOTESJoin the Keeping Karlsson Olympic Fantasy Pool!"Schedule Compression Is a Lie," by Tyler Dellow (mc79hockey.com)Forecasting Goalie Performance with Four-Year Hockey Marcels, by garik16 (hockey-graphs.com) Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 16
The guys bring a slightly new format for episode 16 of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast. The show begins with headlines from the past week in fantasy hockey. In this segment Elan and Brian give their take on Ben Scrivens’ 59 save shutout, Tomas Fleischmann and P.A. Parenteau’s healthy scratches, Stamkos coming back and how that will affect the other lightning players, and the Sedin and Kane injuries.Next comes updates on the hosts’ pools, with special attention given to Darcy Kuemper, Steve Mason, Scott Hartnell, Kyle Okposo, Phil Kessel and Jarome Iginla.Questions from Reddit and Twitter are discussed involving players including David Perron, Wayne Simmonds, Jakub Voracek and Cory Schneider. This is followed by some sleepers and snoozers, where the hosts analyze the likes of Travis Zajac, Mikael Granlund, Lars Eller and Chris Kreider.The show ends with a lightning round covering Nathan MacKinnon and Sergei Bobrovsky.Please help support the show by subscribing to Keeping Karlsson on iTunes and giving us a 5 star review. You can also follow us on Twitter @keepingkarlsson and email us at keepingkarlsson@gmail.com to give us feedback and ask fantasy hockey questions that we’ll discuss on the show.----more----SHOW NOTESNet Crashers PodcastSCORE-ADJUSTED FENWICK AND REMAINING STRENGTH OF SCHEDULE Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 15
Elan and Brian are back with another jam-packed episode of the Keeping Karlsson fantasy hockey podcast. As always, the guys discuss their weeks and moves they have made, answer listener questions and discuss a few players of note. Players discussed in this week’s episode include Ondrej Pavelec, Kyle Okposo, Patrick Kane, Alex Goligoski, Sergei Gonchar, Joe Pavelski, Loui Eriksson, Niklas Backstrom, Dennis Wideman, Jiri Tlusty, Andrew Ladd, Chris Kunitz, Jordan Eberle, Zach Parise, Michael Del Zotto, Kris Versteeg, Patrick Wiercioch, Jacob Trouba, Gustav Nyquist and Ryan Clowe.Please help support the show by subscribing to Keeping Karlsson on iTunes and giving us a 5 star review. You can also follow us on Twitter @keepingkarlsson and email us at keepingkarlsson@gmail.com to give us feedback and ask fantasy hockey questions that we’ll discuss on the show. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 14
In week 14 of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast, Elan and Brian discuss a number of players who you need to know about in order to stay on top of your hockey pool. These players include Ondrej Palat, Nikita Kucherov, Cody Hodgson, Derek Stepan, P.A. Parenteau, Viktor Fasth, Philipp Grubauer, Nathan Horton, The Sedins, Niklas Kronwall, James Wisniewski, Devan Dubnyk, Brian Elliot, Alex Tanguay, Kyle Turris, Frans Nielson, Martin Hanzal, Mike Richards, Charlie Coyle, Sam Gagne, Wayne Simmonds and Ryan Garbutt.This episode also introduces a couple of new segments, the first being players who are silently having career years and the other about how to deal with slumping players.Please help support the show by subscribing to Keeping Karlsson on iTunes and giving us a 5 star review. You can also follow us on Twitter @keepingkarlsson and email us at keepingkarlsson@gmail.com to give us feedback and ask fantasy hockey questions that we’ll discuss on the show. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 13
Elan and Brian go all out in a jam-packed episode of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast. A whole bunch of players are discussed in this episode including Jordan Staal, Nino Niederreiter, Tomas Plekanec, Francois Beauchemin, Niklas Backstrom, Paul Stastny, Tobias Enstrom, Henrik Lundqvist, Jamie McGinn, Mike Fisher, Cody Hodgson, Ondrej Palat, Andrew Shaw, Andrej Sekera, Niklas Hjalmarsson, Valtteri Filppula, Jaden Schwartz, Erik Johnson, Andre Benoit, Tyson Barrie, Evander Kane, Joe Pavelski, Darcy Kuemper, John Tavares, Tomas Vanek, Vladimir Sobotka, Michael Del Zotto, Tyler Toffoli, Nick Bonino and Gustav Nyquist. They also discuss the strategy and morality behind benching goalies.Please help support the show by subscribing to Keeping Karlsson on iTunes and giving us a 5 star review. You can also follow us on Twitter @keepingkarlsson and email us at keepingkarlsson@gmail.com to give us feedback and ask fantasy hockey questions that we’ll discuss on the show. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 12
After a one week break Elan and Brian are back with episode 12 of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast. In this week’s show they discuss a number of players including Mike Fisher, Mikael Granlund, Matt Irwin, Curtis McElhinney, Justin Braun, Mark Scheifele, Cody Hodgson, Dennis Wideman, Jack Johnson, Mason Raymond, Braden Holtby, Henrik Lundqvist, Cam Talbot, Benoit Pouliot, John-Michael Liles, Cory Conacher, Tyler Johnson, Ondrej Palat, Ryan Suter and Anton Khudobin. They also discuss how to start approaching the end of the season.Please help support the show by subscribing to Keeping Karlsson on iTunes and giving us a 5 star review. You can also follow us on Twitter @keepingkarlsson and email us at keepingkarlsson@gmail.com to give us feedback and ask fantasy hockey questions that we’ll discuss on the show.SHOW NOTESYoung Players and Corsi%, by Travis Yost via nhlnumbers.comYoung Players and Corsi%, Part II, by Travis Yost via hockeybuzz.comReplacing Steven Stamkos: How the Tampa Bay Lightning Weathered the Storm, by Benjamin Wendorf via nhl-graphs.com Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 11
Week 11 of the Keeping Karlsson fantasy podcast starts off with a bang as Elan and Brian gloat about how amazing their teams performed in the previous week. Next they discuss moves they’ve made since the last episode, involving players including Michael Raffl, Valeri Nichushkin, Mark Scheifele, Tyler Johnson, Jake Muzzin and Jack JohnsonNext, Elan discusses a trade he made that was vetoed, involving Erik Karlsson and Alex Ovechkin. The guys discuss what they think warrants a fair veto. This is followed by a discussion of some players of interest including James van Riemsdyk, Petr Mrazek, Jonas Gustavsson, Nathan Horton, Dustin Penner and Kyle Palmieri.This is followed by listener questions both from the fantasyhockey sub-reddit and Twitter. Players discussed here include Henrik Lundqvist, Braden Holtby, Max Pacioretty, Ryan Johansen, Gabriel Landeskog, Marian Gaborik, Alexander Semin, Shane Doan, Patrice Bergeron, Clarke MacArthur, Valeri Nichushkin and Chris Stewart.Next Brian discusses some players he’s mentioned in previous episodes and looks into how they’ve been doing. These include Mark Streit, Teemu Selanne, Bryan Little, Pascal Dupuis, Martin Jones and Ben Scrivens. The show then concludes with a lightning round where Dwight King, Charlie Coyle and Andy Greene are discussed.Please help support the show by subscribing to Keeping Karlsson on iTunes and giving us a 5 star review. You can also follow us on Twitter @keepingkarlsson and email us at keepingkarlsson@gmail.com to give us feedback and ask fantasy hockey questions that we’ll discuss on the show.SHOW NOTEShttp://www.cbc.ca/sports-content/hockey/opinion/2013/12/30-thoughts-western-conference-tougher-on-jets.htmlhttp://twitter.com/icemancometh Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 10
Episode 10 of the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast is jam-packed with loads of useful advice and tips to help you win your hockey pool. Elan and Brian start off the show as always by talking about how they did in their most recent matchups. Next they talk about moves they’ve made in the past week including players such as Cody Eakin, Valeri Nichushkin, Roman Josi, Josh Gorges, Davis Desharnais, Kris Versteeg and Nick Foligno.Next a few players of note are covered including Dustin Brown, Tomas Hertl and Bryan Little. The guys also discuss where Patrick Kane fits in the ranking of elite fantasy assets.Afterwards, some listener questions are addressed, both from the Fantasy Hockey Subreddit as well as from Twitter. Players discussed here include Kris Letang, Martin Jones, Ben Scrivens, Mike Cammalleri, Loui Eriksson and Ryan Strome.The show ends with the snoozer and rapid fire segments where Brian gives his thoughts on Mark Streit, Teemu Sellane, Nick Bonino and Nathan Gerbe.Please help support the show by subscribing to Keeping Karlsson on iTunes and giving us a 5 star review. You can also follow us on Twitter @keepingkarlsson and email us at keepingkarlsson@gmail.com to give us feedback and ask fantasy hockey questions that we’ll discuss on the show.----more----SHOW NOTES:Strome ArticleGerbe’s DataThanks to:Extra SkaterFrozen PoolLeft Wing Lock Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 9
Thanks for checking out episode 9 of Keeping Karlsson, the best fantasy hockey podcast hosted by two guys who own Erik Karlsson in their keeper pools. This episode starts off as always with Elan and Brian discussing their past weeks. The discussion focuses mainly on them complaining about Semyon Varlamov’s 8 goals against disaster versus the Edmonton Oilers.Next the guys talk about the moves they’ve made since the last episode. Players discussed in this segment include Brandon Dubinsky, Cody Eakin, Martin Havlat, Curtis McElhinney, Henrik Zetterberg and David Desharnais.The majority of the show is spent responding to listener tweets, emails and Reddit questions. Players discussed include Jack Johnson, Kris Russell, Slava Voynov, Jonathan Quick, Pekka Rinne, Matt Moulson, Alex Semin and Sergei Bobrovsky. Other topics discussed include the Edmonton Oilers’ offence and whether it is worth trading an elite player for two lesser players.Brian then presents his weekly #snoozers segment, this week taking a look at Michael Bournival and Martin Brodeur. The shows ends with the analysis of some players of note including Nick Foligno, Roman Josi, Tomas Tatar and Devin Setoguchi.Please help support the show by subscribing to Keeping Karlsson on iTunes and giving us a 5 star review. You can also follow us on Twitter @keepingkarlsson and email us at keepingkarlsson@gmail.com to give us feedback and ask fantasy hockey questions that we’ll discuss on the show.Thanks to:Extra SkaterFrozen PoolLeft Wing Lock Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 8
Another week of fantasy hockey has gone by and that means another episode of the Keeping Karlsson fantasy hockey podcast. The show starts off with Brian and Elan discussing how they did this past week as well as moves they made. Players discussed in this segment include Andy Greene, Roman Josi, Tobias Enstrom, Tyler Toffoli, Cody Eakin and David Desharnais.Next, the guys read some listener emails and tweets asking about Steven Stamkos, Vincent Lecavalier, David Perron, Ryan Miller, Dustin Penner, Jakob Voracek, Ryan Johansen and more.Brian then presents his snoozers of the week-- Roman Josi, Mikael Granlund and Pascal Dupuis-- and wraps up the show talking about Shane Doan, Marc Arcobello, Nick Foligno, Martin St. Louis and Tyler Seguin.If you want to help support the show, please subscribe to Keeping Karlsson on iTunes and follow us on Twitter @keepingkarlsson. You can also email us at keepingkarlsson@gmail.com to give us feedback and ask fantasy hockey questions that we’ll discuss on the show. And if you're REALLY in the helping mood, we'd love a 5 star iTunes review.Thanks to:Extra SkaterFrozen PoolLeft Wing LockArticles we mention in this week's podcast:Is Buffalo the worst team in the NHL’s three-point game era?, by James MirtleDavid Perron: MacTavish's Masterpiece?, by Jonathan Willis Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 7
It’s the end of the fantasy hockey week and then means it’s time for a new episode of the Keeping Karlsson fantasy hockey podcast. Brian and Elan start off the show by discussing how they both did this week; Brian got time-zoned and Elan made a big move. Players discussed in this segment include Mikko Koivu, Patrik Elias, Tobias Enstrom, Darcy Kuemper, Tyler Tofolli and Martin Havlat. Next the guys respond to some listener questions that came to keepingkarlsson@gmail.com and @keepingkarlsson on Twitter. These questions ask about players including Drew Doughty, Niklas Kronwall, Artem Anisimov, Pavel Datsyuk, Gabriel Landeskog and also about how to cope when you trade away players and they do well.Next comes Brian’s the in-depth analysis of a few players including Nick Bjugstad, Jimmy Howard, Zdeno Chara and the Keeping Karlsson snoozers of the week, Sean Monahan and Cory Conacher.The show ends with some rapid fire analyses of Gustav Nyquist, Kris Versteeg and Michael Stone.Enjoy this jam-packed episode! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 6
Episode 6 of the Keeping Karlsson fantasy hockey podcast provides a wealth of information that you can use to win your hockey pool. This week Elan and Brian discuss a number of players including Josh Harding, Jonas Brodin, Erik Johnson, Kimmo Timonen, Patrik Elias, Martin Hanzal, Damien Brunner, Jaromir Jagr, Antoine Vermette, Tyler Toffoli, Teemu Selanne, Mathieu Perreault, Tobias Enstrom, Nail Yakupov, Ilya Bryzgalov, David Clarkson, Martin Havlat, and Valeri Nichushkin. You won’t want to miss Brian’s pearls of advice.As always you can send any feedback to keepingkarlsson@gmail.com and you can follow us on twitter @keepingkarlsson. Also a 5-star review on iTunes would be nice! Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 5
Brian and Elan are back with another dose of fantasy hockey advice gold with episode 5 of the Keeping Karlsson podcast. This week the guys cover a number of players who you should be keeping an eye on in your pool including: Josh Harding, Bryan Little, Evander Kane, Semyon Varlamov, Tyler Toffoli, Clarke MacArthur, Alex Killorn, Jake Muzzin, Radko Gudas, John Carlson, Michael Bournival, Vladimir Tarasenko, Stephen Weiss, Johan Franzen, Charlie Coyle, Scott Hartnell and Jiri Hudler. Brian also provides some great advice on how to go about making trades, and introduces a new advanced statistic to keep an eye on.If you like this episode, be sure to follow us on Twitter at @keepingkarlsson, send us feedback to keepingkarlsson@gmail.com and if you would be so kind, leave us a 5 star review on iTunes.Hockey Prospectus article that Brian mentions Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 4
Elan and Brian are back with another informative episode of the Keeping Karlsson fantasy hockey podcast. Last week the guys recommended Okposo, Hanzal and Sekera, all of whom had amazing weeks. Tune in to hear their thoughts this week on a number of players including: Umberger, Gionta, Killorn, Cammalleri, Lacavalier, Hornqvist, Plekanec, Pavelec, Bishop, Dubinsky, Johnson (Jack and Erik), and many more!Don't forget to follow us on Twitter (@keepingkarlsson) and tweet us any fantasy hockey questions you'd like us to answer on the show. Also, if you enjoy the show, please leave us a 5 star review on iTunes. Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 3
Elan and Brian provide extensive coverage of Week 3 of the 2013/14 fantasy hockey season. They discuss a number of players who they are considering trading, trading for, dropping or picking up including Mikhail Grabovski, Devan Dubnyk, Tim Thomas, Alex Goligoski, Kimmo Timonen, Andrej Sekera, Kyle Okposo, Alex Steen, Phil Kessel, Rich Peverley, and more.Resources:Extra SkaterFrozen PoolLeftWingLock Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 2
Week 2 of the NHL season is in the books. This week's podcast includes chatter about, but not limited to:How good is Tomas Hertl, and how should we say his name?Should Elan trade Varlamov for Lundqvist?What is PDO, and how can it help you evaluate your fantasy teamHow did we fare this week? (spoiler: Brian owns Dubnyk) Brian's roster moves involving Kris Versteeg, Roman Josi, Matthew Perreault, Jonas Brodin and Alex KillornDraft day regrets: Brassard, Heatley, Stastny, DesharnaisOn our watchlists: Khudobin, Chiasson, Boyes, HanzalElan's team, the Toronto Chalupa Batmans, as of today:Brian's team, the Flamingos, as of today:*Corrections:Tomas Hertl has 7 goals so far this yearBen Scrivens started and posted a shutout on Sunday night, so Brian's team ended up tying the week, giving the hosts a combined record of 1-0-1More on PDO:Simple explanation of PDO at Arctic Ice HockeyMore in-depth explanations of PDO at Backhand Shelf and PensburghSubscribe via iTunes: http://keepingkarlsson.podbean.com/feed/Contact: keepingkarlsson [at] gmail [dot] com@keepingkarlsson Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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Keeping Karlsson Episode 1
Elan and Brian discuss the first week of the 2013/14 fantasy hockey season. Some topics include: - Was Elan smart to keep Elias over Thornton? - Toronto's goalie situation  - Which goalie tandom will have a winner emerge? - Potential free agent pickups: Hertl, Chaisson, Brunner, etc. - Who we both have as our keepers and some of our picks from this year's draft - Is Tyler Seguin the real deal? Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands
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