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For security reasons, the Masked Podcasters have long shrouded their very voices in a protective cloud of static cunningly disguised as restaurant background noise. In an unprecedented display of personal daring, our Cogent Compadres boldly step through this haze and proudly issue their collective barbaric yawps over the rooftops of the world. Whatever the heck they mean by that.

So now, you (the audience... if that is your REAL name) can bask in their unvarnished brilliance (because brilliance is so much better before the varnish goes on) of the Masked Podcasters' transcendental sanity as they discuss Markov chains, Apple II computers (a-gain-- but this time in new excruciating detail!), the Monty Hall problem, whether or not there's a special place in hell for audio engineers (there is), and whether or not parenthetical interjections make everything better (they do, but actually we don't discuss that on the podcast).

Oldthinkers unbellyfeel.

Direct download: Not_Insane_2008-04-21__Skeksi_Voices.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:18am PDT

In this episode, Masked Podcaster 2 starts to talk about Wasteland, and doesn't stop. I'm terribly sorry. The story involves... receipts. I don't want to think about it.

As brief, merciful respites in the onslaught of horror, we digress onto increasingly bizarre topics, including the Chronic Argonauts (again) and whether or not Harlan Ellison would play shuffleboard with Hitler in an alternate universe.

This entire summary is starting to sound like a Mad Lib.

At no point are the Superfriends or Dr. Who mentioned, but Thundarr the Barbarian makes a brief appearance.

Direct download: notinsane_2008_03_20.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:17pm PDT

In this exciting episode of the Not Insane Podcast, our Down-To-Earth Duo visit a mysterious island populated by barbarians, princesses, and furry humanoids. There, they form an advertising agency dedicated to driving the world mad, but are stopped by even more mysterious superheroes. At least, that was the dream I had after I fell asleep listening to this episode. Please tell me that the dancing chimpanzees were real. Enjoy.
Direct download: not_insane_2008_02_21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:39am PDT

In this exciting episode, MP2 promises to tell us of the adventures of the Chronic Argonauts, then utterly fails to do so. Then they chatter about Season 1 of Lost. Will MP1 go on another skeptical rant? There's only one way to find out!

Well, a bunch of ways, actually. You could just write and ask us.  We don't mind.

Direct download: not_insane_021.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:24pm PDT

On today's episode, our Superb Sanity-Synonyms consider that happiest of all topics, the End of the World. Which apocalypse is apocalypsiest? And how is Dr. Who involved? They also talk about the Superfriends, unless I cut that part out. I forget.
Direct download: not_insane_017.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:57pm PDT

Our special Halloween show, broadcast in costume!
Direct download: not_insane_020.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:14am PDT

By popular demand (ok, by demand of Masked Podcaster 2), we're releasing this episode in its horrifying original form.
Direct download: not_insane_014.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:23pm PDT

For those who insist on the degrading mundanities of actual content, here is another version of "Roswellapalooza", this time featuring 100% more agony. Enjoy.
Direct download: not_insane_13a.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:18am PDT

The Masked Podcasters face monsters from the cookie-eating to the world-vanquishing. They brave the forest primeval to match wits with Bigfoot. They battle mysterious aliens from outer space. They pretend to read the Silmarillion. The phrase "bionic soul" is spoken, which should tell you all you need to know.

Promo: Light On Light Through

Direct download: not_insane_10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:16pm PDT

This week, our lions of lucidity enlist the aid of the Superfriends, the Scooby Gang, and Doctor Who against evil French versions of the Borg and CON!!!! Now featuring 30% less pain.

Promo: Heaven - Season Three: Earth by Mur Lafferty

Direct download: not_insane_009.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:30pm PDT