Michael T. Hansen

Michael T. Hansen

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Greetings and salutations! I’m Michael T. Hansen. 

You may know me from the Secret Fire Podcast. This is my Patreon account where you have the opportunity to become a sustaining member of the Fellowship. A patron - or patronus! How’s that for a Harry Potter reference? This really is like the Patronage society that ruled the ancient Roman social structure - which, by the way, is a fascinating study. Back on track...

Where Your Money Goes


As a patron, your grace - as they would say in ancient Rome - will allow me to continue devoting myself to running and funding the Secret Fire Podcast. And, frankly, it will help me to put food on the table and feed my family. Proper nutrition really goes a long way in giving a person the cowboy energy one needs in order to produce content!

Fantasy remains a human right: we make in our measure and in our derivative mode, because we are made: and not only made, but made in the image and likeness of a Maker.
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Monsters and the Critics and other essays

In return for your support you just might experience a warm, fuzzy feeling in your inner-most heart of hearts. And that is the possibly the greatest benefit to you for your patronage. However, there may be additional perks of being a Patreon supporter. I’m thinking of possible behind the scenes video, Q&A sessions, sneak peeks at new shows and content, etc.

I was born in 1892 and lived for my early years in ‘the Shire’ in a premechanical age...I am a Christian (which can be deduced from my stories), and in fact a Roman Catholic.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, letter 213

For extra fun I've described each level of support using food and meals found in Middle-earth, because everyone can relate to food. Any amount that you can commit to each month is very much appreciated and will give each of you - no matter the amount - access to any and all of those special perks that I mentioned. Why? Because any amount is support and will help me to continue doing what I do. 

Thank you in advance for your support.
Tiers
Breakfast
$1 or more per month

For three cents a day you can help us create content and keep the Secret Fire Podcast studio running. Three pennies!

Second Breakfast
$2 or more per month

For your support of $2 per month we will have our larders stocked with ingredients for Second Breakfast. Every Hobbit needs Second Breakfast.

Elevenses
$5 or more per month

For your support of $5 per month we will be able to take a break for  Elevenses - which is normally tea and biscuits.

Miruvor
$10 or more per month

The reviving cordial of the Elves in Rivendell. It revived the Fellowship on cruel Caradhras, and it will revive us as well on our continued Journeys through Middle-earth.

Along with the previous rewards, you may feel even more warm fuzzies for feeding us.

Lembas
$25 or more per month

For your support of $25 per month we can stock up on Lembas, or waybread. It's very nutritious, stays fresh for months when wrapped in leaves, and used for sustenance on long journeys. Like our adventures through J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth.

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When I reach $250 per month I will begin producing occasional special patron only content such as behind the scenes video, Q&A's, and more.
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Greetings and salutations! I’m Michael T. Hansen. 

You may know me from the Secret Fire Podcast. This is my Patreon account where you have the opportunity to become a sustaining member of the Fellowship. A patron - or patronus! How’s that for a Harry Potter reference? This really is like the Patronage society that ruled the ancient Roman social structure - which, by the way, is a fascinating study. Back on track...

Where Your Money Goes


As a patron, your grace - as they would say in ancient Rome - will allow me to continue devoting myself to running and funding the Secret Fire Podcast. And, frankly, it will help me to put food on the table and feed my family. Proper nutrition really goes a long way in giving a person the cowboy energy one needs in order to produce content!

Fantasy remains a human right: we make in our measure and in our derivative mode, because we are made: and not only made, but made in the image and likeness of a Maker.
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Monsters and the Critics and other essays

In return for your support you just might experience a warm, fuzzy feeling in your inner-most heart of hearts. And that is the possibly the greatest benefit to you for your patronage. However, there may be additional perks of being a Patreon supporter. I’m thinking of possible behind the scenes video, Q&A sessions, sneak peeks at new shows and content, etc.

I was born in 1892 and lived for my early years in ‘the Shire’ in a premechanical age...I am a Christian (which can be deduced from my stories), and in fact a Roman Catholic.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, letter 213

For extra fun I've described each level of support using food and meals found in Middle-earth, because everyone can relate to food. Any amount that you can commit to each month is very much appreciated and will give each of you - no matter the amount - access to any and all of those special perks that I mentioned. Why? Because any amount is support and will help me to continue doing what I do. 

Thank you in advance for your support.

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Tiers
Breakfast
$1 or more per month

For three cents a day you can help us create content and keep the Secret Fire Podcast studio running. Three pennies!

Second Breakfast
$2 or more per month

For your support of $2 per month we will have our larders stocked with ingredients for Second Breakfast. Every Hobbit needs Second Breakfast.

Elevenses
$5 or more per month

For your support of $5 per month we will be able to take a break for  Elevenses - which is normally tea and biscuits.

Miruvor
$10 or more per month

The reviving cordial of the Elves in Rivendell. It revived the Fellowship on cruel Caradhras, and it will revive us as well on our continued Journeys through Middle-earth.

Along with the previous rewards, you may feel even more warm fuzzies for feeding us.

Lembas
$25 or more per month

For your support of $25 per month we can stock up on Lembas, or waybread. It's very nutritious, stays fresh for months when wrapped in leaves, and used for sustenance on long journeys. Like our adventures through J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth.