Legally Insane - The Law is Funny
By Cascade Media - Matt Ritter & Tony Sam
To listen to an audio podcast, mouse over the title and click Play. Open iTunes to download and subscribe to podcasts.
Legally Insane is a deep dive into some of the craziest and dark parts of the legal history of this great country. Our hosts Matt Ritter and Tony Sam come at the topic in a very unique way. Matt is a recovering Biglaw attorney turned comedian with a passion for legal history, Tony has no legal background whatsoever, expect for a few minor brushes with the law. However, he is one of the best comedians and funniest improvisers in the world and he has no idea what Matt is about to discuss before each podcast, so it ends up being a hilarious half hour filled with education and laughs. Covering a wide range of topics like: Eminent Domain, Blue Laws, Stand Your Ground, The Pardon Power, listening to this podcast will make you a great dinner party guest.
||CleanAttorney Client Privilege - Episode 29||Legally Insane – Episode 29 The guys kick off the show with a few Rolling Stones jokes and then jump right into the topic of attorney client privilege. Matt updates us on Trump and his Lawyer Michael Cohen. Highlights: [03:01] – Cohen’s,...||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Best Crazy Defenses that Worked - Episode 28||Legally Insane – Episode 28 Matt and Tony begin the show by recapping the live taping they did April 5th at The Hollywood Improv. They then jump into some crazy legal defense that actually worked and got people off the hook. Highlights: ...||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCrazy Laws Of Each State - Episode 27||Legally Insane – Episode 27 The guys have a show April 5th at The Hollywood Improv. There are still some tickets available, so act fast. Matt and Tony’s last show sold out! For this weeks Pod the guys are switching it up. Tony is bringing in the...||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCopyright Laws - Episode 26||Copyright Laws - Episode 26 - Parody, Fair use, Adidas vs Payless stripes, 2 Live Crew vs Roy Orbison||3/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReserve Clause - Episode 25||The guys open the show joking about their previous careers and how their distaste for their old jobs led them to be comedians. Both of the guys are big sports fans and kick off the show discussing sports teams they have a mutual hatred for. This leads..||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSafe for Work teaser||Legally Insane - Bonus episode - Safe For work Teaser||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe RICO Act- Nixon, the Mob, Hells Angels, Bob Mueller and Trump - Episode 24||Legally Insane – Episode 24 Today’s agenda is RICO; The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act. Enacted by President Nixon, the Rico Act has been responsible for bringing down and trying to bring down The Hells Angeles, The Catholic...||3/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChild Marriage Laws - Episode 23||Legally Insane – Episode 23 The guys have a live show coming up tomorrow March 8th at The Hollywood Improv in Los Angeles. They’re going to be recording a live podcast. Guy Branum from True TV and Dana Gould from the Simpsons will also be...||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHorrible Supreme Court Justices- The Four Horsemen vs FDR - Episode 22||Legally Insane – Episode 22 Most people don’t think about the origins of certain laws. At some point in history somebody had to be first. Somebody had to screw up! In this episode we’re going to take you back to The Great Depression and...||2/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCloning Laws - There's No Federal Law Against Making Another You! - Episode 21||Legally Insane – Episode 21 Shout out to super fan Josh Benjamin, an immigration attorney in New Jersey! Thanks for listening. We’re 21 episodes in and the podcast is picking up steam. The guys just love spending time together. Speaking of which,...||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCalifornia Eugenics Law - Episode 20||Tony kicks off the show congratulating Matt on his recent marriage. The guys then start off discussing Eugenics laws. Eugenics is the study of genetics superiority. California was on the forefront of Americas Eugenics movement and supported many...||2/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOJ Revisited - "if" HE DID IT - Episode 19||Matt starts the show by talking about one of the biggest and most publicized court cases of all time, The OJ Simpson trial. They make a few jokes about the recent mini series that aired, his book, and then delve into some interesting facts about OJ,...||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDUI Laws - Breathalyzer and Other Even More Inaccurate Tests - Episode 18||Matt and Tony kick off the show reflecting on a recent night of drinking together. Tony tells the audience how that night he had a little too much to drink and got nabbed at a checkpoint while riding his Vespa home. The guys joke around it a little,...||1/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFake Service Dog Scam and the ADA - Episode 17||Matt and Tony start the show discussing something they have a mutual appreciation for, animals. They begin riffing on service animals and how now a day’s people take them EVERYWHERE, especially in Los Angeles. They delve into some of the rules and...||1/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLegalized Marijuana and Jeff Sessions the No Fun Police - Episode 16||Legally Insane – Episode 16 The guys open the show discussing Prop 64 in California and how weed is now recreationally legal across the state. They discuss how weed is only really legal at the state level and the Federal Government can step in any...||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMcDonalds Hot Coffee Lawsuit and Product Liability Laws - Episode 15||McDonalds Hot Coffee Lawsuit and Product Liability Laws - Episode 15 The show starts off by Matt spilling coffee on Tony. The guys then segway into the topic of Product Liability Lawsuits. They reference the infamous lawsuit against McDonalds...||1/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAbortion Laws - Created Quickening Regulations To Protect Their Racket - Episode 14||On this week’s episode, Matt and Tony deep dive into some of the craziest and darkest parts of the legal history of the United States. Matt is a recovering Big Law attorney-turned-comedian with a passion for legal history, while Tony has no legal...||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNet Neutrality - How a Verizon Lawyer Gave Away the Internet To Verizon and Jammed Up Your Porn Hobby - Episode 13||In this episode Matt and Tony dive deep into the insanity of Net Neutrality in light of the latest change in regulations. Under the theme of "Neutered Neutrality" Matt delves into the history of monopolies with phone companies as a precedent and touch..||12/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHoliday Laws - The War on Christmas and other Holiday Laws - Episode 12||Learn what holiday law is all about Learn how the Jewish culture celebrates holidays. Explore the things people consider putting up during office holiday celebrations The Recap On this week’s episode, Matt and Tony deep dive into some of the...||12/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnimal Cruelty - We Used to Put Them on Trial! - Episode 11||Learn what animal cruelty law is all about Learn ALDF’s landmark cases Discover what the Animal Welfare Act of 1966 entails The Recap On this week’s episode, Matt and Tony deep dive into some of the craziest and darkest parts of the legal...||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDivorce Law - Reno - Divorcetown, USA - Episode 10||On this week’s episode, Matt and Tony deep dive into some of the craziest and darkest parts of the legal history of the United States. Matt is a recovering Big Law attorneyturnedcomedian with a passion for legal history, while Tony has no legal...||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGun Laws - What Does the 2nd Amendment Mean? - Episode 9||On this week’s episode, Matt and Tony deep dive into some of the craziest and darkest parts of the legal history of the United States. Matt is a recovering Big Law attorney-turned-comedian with a passion for legal history, while Tony has no legal...||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlue Laws - The Philadelphia Eagles Save Drinking On Sundays - Episode 8||Learn what Blue Laws are all about. Learn the things you are and are not allowed to do during Sunday Blues. The Recap On this week’s episode, Matt and Tony deep dive into some of the craziest and darkest parts of the legal history of the United...||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLitigation Funding - Gawker vs. Terry Bolea aka Hulk Hogan - Episode 7 sponsored by Peter Thiel||Learn the gray areas of freedom of speech Learn the booming business of litigation financing The Recap On this week’s episode, Matt and Tony deep dive into some of the craziest and darkest parts of the legal history of the United States. Matt is a...||11/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRevenge Porn - Hunter Moore, Revenge Porn King - Episode 6||Learn how Matt defended himself and won his traffic violation. Learn how can somebody be a "victim" or a "perpetrator" of revenge porn Are existing laws sufficient to protect victims from revenge porn? The Recap On this week’s episode, Matt...||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPardon Power - Mark Rich, Peter Yarrow and Joe Arpaio Should All Be Cellmates - Episode 5||Learn what Presidential Pardon Power is and how it works. Learn the purpose of granting pardon. The Recap On this week’s episode, Matt and Tony deep dive into some of the craziest and darkest parts of the legal history of the United States. Matt..||10/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEspionage Laws - Censoring Political Rivals, Pizza is a Bad Code Word - Episode 4||Learn what the Espionage Act of 1917 is all about. Learn the average cost of an espionage trial. The Recap On this week’s episode, Matt and Tony deep dive into some of the craziest and darkest parts of the legal history of the United States. Matt..||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEminent Domain - No More White Highways Through Black Bedrooms - Episode 3||Learn how the Fifth Amendment is used for advantages of eminent domain developments Learn some of the most maddening eminent domain cases Learn why Tony is upset throughout this episode. The Recap On this week’s episode, Matt and Tony dive deep...||10/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDiplomatic Immunity - Great In Theory, Horrible In Practice - Episode 2||Learn why being a messenger during ancient times was a hard job. What the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations was all about. How diplomatic immunity can help you get away with a crime you committed. The Recap On this week’s episode, Matt..||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMonument Laws - Protecting an Ugly History - Episode 1||Why you’ve got to listen to today’s episode: Why it is time for the Lost Cause to finally get lost? Want to end up in Richmond Monument Avenue? – be like Arthur Ashe! Learn why Trump's day of doom for national monuments is near. The Recap On...||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLegally Insane - Trailer - Coming October 10th||Legally Insane is a deep dive into some of the craziest and dark parts of the legal history of this great country. Our hosts Matt Ritter and Tony Sam come at the topic in a very unique way. Matt is a recovering Ivy league Biglaw attorney turned...||9/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Hilarious and insightful.
I learned. I laughed. I can't wait for more!
Best New Podcast of 2017
A funny and refreshing take on legal history. You learn and you laugh. What could be better? Great for a work commute! The two hosts have such good chemistry and you immediately feel like you're one of their best friends.
Some of this stuff is so weird and funny, I can't believe it's true. Funny and educational, I end up with some good cocktail party fodder too! Definitely recommend.