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The Nod is produced by Brittany Luse, with Eric Eddings, Kate Parkinson-Morgan, and James T. Green. Our senior producer is Sarah Abdurrahman. We are edited by Jorge Just and Annie-Rose Strasser. With editing help from Alex Blumberg, Pat Walters and Morgan Jerkins. Engineering from Cedric Wilson and Bobby Lord. Our theme music is by Calid B. Fact-checking by Nicole Pasulka. Special thanks to Argot Studios. Additional music by Dr Crosby, Little Richard, Philip Peterson and Bobby Lord.