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October 22, 2019
In response to the Christopher Dorner case, Stefanie and Matt invite 'Officer Tim' to talk about the stresses of being a police officer, and the healthiest way to cope with that immense pressure.
October 15, 2019
Matt and Stefanie break down the case of the Failed Assassin... who turns out to be a lost little boy searching for a father figure. Don't feel sympathy- this is yet another monster who could have turned away before committing an unspeakable act.
October 1, 2019
The Disappearance of Aleah Beckerle. Redditor theories abound as Stefanie and Matt cover this week's very strange case involving a false confession, and one seriously bizarre kidnapping and murder where the pieces just don't add up.
September 24, 2019
Chris Watts, Part 2. Mike Boudet returns to wrap up the Chris Watts case, proving once and for all, ‘the truth will set you free’… unless you murdered your family, in which case you’re going to jail.
September 19, 2019
MonstruoPodcast.com From the collective minds of Jack Luna (Dark Topic), Tyler Bell (The Westside Fairytales) and Mike Boudet (Sword and Scale) comes Monstruo, the most disturbing podcast ever made.  Nine stories, carefully crafted, one year in the making.  Each two part episode of episode of Monstruo delves into the the most heinous and depraved killers ever to walk this earth.  Told from the perspective of the individuals who were unfortunate enough to be there, and using highly-immersive audio-drama-like presentation, each story uncovers the motivation of these human monsters.  The presentation of Monstruo consists of two 30-minute episodes followed by an after show where the hosts and creators chat about the story in their own words and further explore the details of each grizzly case. SUBSCRIBE NOW Apple Podcasts - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/monstruo/id1440306805 Stitcher - https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/wondery/monstruo TuneIn - https://tunein.com/podcasts/History-Podcasts/Monstruo-p1184745/ Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/5TxmPu677nCiBAtSKc8b6u Podbean - https://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail/whmbk-804d1/Monstruo-Podcast PlayerFM - https://player.fm/series/monstruo Podbay - https://podbay.fm/podcast/1440306805/reviews
September 17, 2019
Chris Watts, Part 1. Mike Boudet is back in studio for the Season 6 premiere of Sword and Scale Rewind to discuss all the lies that lead up to this horrific quadruple murder.
September 10, 2019
Aaron Wulf, a former child actor grappling with the death of his fiance, writes a 600 page manifesto to explain his impending plans of murder and suicide. Stefanie and Matt also discuss other child actors who committed violent crimes.
September 3, 2019
Abusive parents, crappy cops, and a murdered child are the focus of this week's blood-boiling case. Matt and Stefanie question everything about Child Protective Services, and Matt pitches a new Parental License Test.
August 27, 2019
Baby Zahra had a tough enough life fighting bone and lung cancer, but two absolutely despicable adults turned an awful situation into an even more horrific tragedy. Stefanie and Matt discuss this terrible murder, narcissistic goths, and weirdos who live life inside a video game.
August 20, 2019
Mike Boudet returns once again to chat with Matt and Stefanie about this week's horrific case: Serial Killer Shawn Grate. PLUS- tons of new case updates, with a little help from Sword and Scale's own "Agent E".
August 13, 2019
Christopher and Cameron Ervin, two spoiled little brothers, decided to drug and kill their parents. Nothing goes according to plan, but most shocking of all are the reactions from Mom and Dad.
August 6, 2019
18 years after a little girl goes missing, new DNA evidence links the crime to a next door neighbor. Stefanie and Matt discuss the narcissistic murderer who never left the neighborhood-- PLUS, Sword and Scale producer Ryan Williams joins the show to reveal an exclusive, unedited 911 call.
July 30, 2019
Mike Boudet is in studio to comment on the disturbing saga of Adrian Loya: a Star Wars obsessed loser who spent years planning his revenge after a perceived sexual assault.
July 16, 2019
After Ruth Pyne is found murdered in her garage, suspicion turns to her son Jeffrey. Stefanie and Matt debate whether or not he committed the crime, and discuss yet another mother-son relationship gone sour.
July 9, 2019
Neil Entwhistle did what ANY rational person would do after finding your wife and child murdered at home: book a one way ticket to the UK, and pretend it never happened!
July 2, 2019
The Bever Family is annihilated after two teenage brothers go on a knife-wielding rampage in the hopes of becoming celebrity serial killers.
June 25, 2019
A dismembered body is found amongst alligators in a Texas creek. Two people have two different versions of how the crime unfolded, and Stefanie and Matt attempt to figure out who- if anyone- is telling the truth.
June 18, 2019
Stefanie and Matt break down a bizarre case involving an abusive a-hole, a hit man, and for the first time in Sword and Scale history, fake death!
June 11, 2019
When a man kills his son and claims he did it while sleepwalking, it's up to Stefanie and Matt to decipher whether or not he's telling the truth.
June 4, 2019
Some acts of violence are completely random- and that makes them even more terrifying. Stefanie and Matt break down a home-invasion murder that went almost exactly to plan.
May 28, 2019
Stefanie and Matt discuss what happens after a suuuper laid back guy is falsely accused of killing his wife following a night of heavy drinking and angry texts.
May 21, 2019
Matt and Stefanie cover one of the most disgusting Sword and Scales ever (and that's really saying something). This is a story about a boy and his mother...
May 14, 2019
One of the all time most frustrating 911 calls is featured in this week's episode, along with a South African home invasion story where not all is at it seems. Stefanie and Matt also cringe along to some more of the worst 911 operators ever.
May 7, 2019
Two families are destroyed when a dead girl's body is found hidden in her neighbor's waterbed. Matt and Stefanie help determine whether this was a monstrous act, or the act of a monster.
April 30, 2019
Who would have thought God's Plan involved Costco samples, poisoned pudding, and a whole lot of swinging? As Robert Limon unfortunately found out, He works in mysterious ways...
April 23, 2019
Tricia Griffith chats with Stefanie and Matt about hosting new episodes of Sword and Scale, the internet community on Websleuths and beyond, and her close encounter with serial killer Ted Bundy.
April 16, 2019
A homeless man stalks a teenage girl who ends up dead. Was he responsible? And how many lives will be destroyed on the internet before the truth is finally revealed? Stefanie and Matt answer it all!
April 9, 2019
Bob Bashara, aka Master Bob, paid to have his wife killed so he could be with his S&M mistress... or did he? (He did). Matt and Stefanie comment on this incredibly awkward case.
April 2, 2019
The disappearance of Jamie Rose Bolin ends as one of the most disturbing and heartbreaking Sword and Scale stories thus far. Stefanie and Matt break it down for ya!
March 26, 2019
The 'Leaves' Episode. Matt and Stefanie cover the bizarre case of Matthew Hoffman, involving a kidnapping, missing bodies, and a whole lot of leaves.
March 5, 2019
Mike Boudet and Mark Geragos both comment on the story of Austin Harrouff, an all-American teenager facing murder charges after attacking a random couple and cannibalizing them. You can find new and archival episodes of Sword and Scale Rewind, completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to http://stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code WONDERY.
February 26, 2019
Alice Ruggles died at the hands of her obsessed ex-boyfriend because no one took her claims of stalking seriously enough. Stefanie and Matt comment on the case, and also speak with a fan whose daughter had a harrowing experience with a stalker as well. You can find new and archival episodes of Sword and Scale Rewind, completely ad-free, on Stitcher Premium. For a free month of Stitcher Premium, go to http://stitcherpremium.com/wondery and use promo code WONDERY.
February 19, 2019
The Machete Episode. Two horrifically violent stories are covered this week, PLUS Matt reveals an unforgettable, real-life machete encounter.
February 12, 2019
Raymond McCann thought he was doing the right thing by helping the police locate a missing girl. Unfortunately for Raymond, no good deed goes unpunished...
February 5, 2019
Matt and Stefanie cover BOTH parts of an incredible story involving body parts found scattered across the city, a troubling mother-son relationship, and a man with red and yellow eyes.
January 29, 2019
Stefanie and Matt celebrate 100 episodes of Sword and Scale by counting down their Top 10 Favorite Cases!
January 22, 2019
Male Sexual Abuse is under-reported, and frankly, under-discussed. This week, Stefanie and Matt talk with a sexual abuse survivor brave enough to come forward with their harrowing story.
January 15, 2019
You may think you know your best friend, but as Stefanie and Matt learn, sometimes the biggest deceits come from the people least expect.
January 8, 2019
A gender reveal party goes horribly wrong when two men start shooting. Adding to the confusion: the mother-to-be was never pregnant. Stefanie and Matt discuss this shocking, still unresolved story.
January 1, 2019
Myron May was certain that he was a targeted individual, and constantly being monitored and harassed. This week, Matt and Stefanie talk about the horrible act he committed to bring attention to an alleged secret government program.
December 25, 2018
Corpsewood Manor. Matt and Stefanie return to the era of 'Satanic Panic' to discuss a double murder that sadly became sensationalized.
December 18, 2018
Mike Boudet calls in to address the various controversies that came to light after the release of this chilling two-part episode about a mass shooting at a supermarket.
December 11, 2018
Randy Stair, Part 1. Stefanie and Matt break down a horrific mass shooting at a supermarket by an angry animator who went by the pseudonym Andrew Blaze.
December 7, 2018
Ed Kemper, The Co-Ed Killer. Matt and Stefanie break down the deeply disturbing case of a sadistic serial killer with serious 'mommy issues'.
December 4, 2018
A mother's worst nightmare comes true when her car is stolen with her 6-year-old son in the back seat. Stefanie and Matt discuss the tragic events that followed.
November 30, 2018
What happens when a journalist gets too close to their subject? Stefanie and Matt discuss this sometimes complicated relationship of mutual manipulation, as well as the killing spree of Kendall Francois.
November 27, 2018
Matthew Hahn calls in to answer more questions about putting his own life on the line to bring a child molester to justice.
November 23, 2018
Philip Chism, Part 2. Stefanie and Matt learn even more about the tragic death of a teacher by one of her students. PLUS- Stefanie reveals the latest chilling updates since the original Sword & Scale episodes aired.
November 20, 2018
Philip Chism, Part 1. Stefanie and Matt break down a disturbing murder that took place on campus during an otherwise ordinary school day.
November 16, 2018
Don Anderson talks with Stefanie and Matt about surviving members of the Synanon Cult, and the psychological warfare they endured while playing "The Game".
November 13, 2018
The Amber Alert has deterred many criminals from committing their crimes. Today's episode deals with the origins of this life saving alarm, as well as one sad case where it factored directly into a mother's terrible decision.
November 9, 2018
The Dark Web. Hard to believe there is a place even more messed up than the regular internet, but Matt and Stefanie do a deep dive on The Silk Road, death betting, and a horrifying business venture called 'No Limits Fun'.
November 6, 2018
Mike Boudet calls in to discuss the controversy surrounding an episode dedicated to love stories gone wrong that end in murder-suicide.
November 2, 2018
911 Dispatcher Chris Swick chats with Stefanie and Matt about keeping people on the line as they experience the worst moments of their lives.
October 30, 2018
Yeah, party time!! Today's episode features a truly SICK party-- one where the host murdered his parents and threw an all-nighter to celebrate while the bodies were still in the house.
October 26, 2018
The Craig's List Killer, Part 2. Stefanie and Matt continue their analysis of one truly stupid criminal who left behind a mountain of evidence leading to his arrest. The guys also look at some other chilling cases where people used Craig's List to find their victims.
October 23, 2018
The Craig's List Killer, Part 1. Stefanie and Matt listen to the police interrogation of a clueless fiancee that ultimately leads to the arrest of one particularly arrogant killer.
October 19, 2018
Stefanie and Matt cover two horrific cases of harm done to children by their absolutely despicable families. This episode is not for the faint of heart.
October 16, 2018
The North Pond Hermit, The Barefoot Bandit, and The Unibomber. In today's episode, Stefanie and Matt cover three cases of isolated criminals surviving in the woods.
October 12, 2018
Aaron Hernandez + 'To Catch A Predator' Highlights. Stefanie and Matt cover the rise and fall of former NFL'er Aaron Hernandez, and laugh at some of the dumbest guys to get busted on 'To Catch A Predator'.
October 9, 2018
The Gainsville Ripper. Matt and Stefanie cover the rare Serial Killer episode, featuring decapitated corpses, wrongfully accused suspects, and a strange little love story to boot!
October 5, 2018
If a horrific murder takes place in your apartment, should the city tear the building down? Stefanie and Matt attempt to answer the question as they break down another very disturbing case.
October 2, 2018
Killer Kids!! Today's show features three chilling stories of children committing unspeakable acts.
September 28, 2018
Former federal public defender and current Loyola Law School Professor Sean Kennedy chats with Matt and Stefanie about our country's conflicted history with the death penalty.
September 25, 2018
Let's be honest, you've probably thought about killing your husband a thousand times, but maybe you should listen to this episode before you do anything drastic. Stefanie and Matt break down two very different stories about two women who just couldn't take it anymore.
September 21, 2018
Matt and Stefanie cover two VERY different stories in today's podcast. The first deals with a crazy casino bomb in Lake Tahoe, and the other is an extremely disturbing story of torture, rape, and murder in Japan.
September 18, 2018
Florida sure is a craaazy place! Today's episode covers a plethora of Florida stories you've probably never heard; plus, Stefanie and Matt analyze the deeply disturbing Pulse nightclub shooting.
September 14, 2018
Cara Marie Holley was brutally murdered by a high school classmate at age 18, leaving friends and family devastated. This week, Stefanie and Matt discuss this truly sad crime, as well as coming to terms with death and loss.
September 11, 2018
The Freezer Mom is the topic of today's podcast. Stefanie and Matt break down this chilling story of a mother who not only did the unthinkable, but also felt zero regrets for her actions.
September 7, 2018
Ricardo Lopez filmed over 22 hours of video diaries, much of it dedicated to his obsession with Bjork and plot to assassinate her. Matt and Stefanie also discuss other famous cases of celebrity stalking.
September 4, 2018
This week, Stefanie and Matt talk with two women who share their harrowing stories of terrible domestic child abuse.
August 29, 2018
The Macneill Family, Part 2. Stefanie and Matt chat further about the bizarre behavior exhibited by Martin Macneill after the death of his wife, Michelle, in an attempt to obscure his horrible crime.
August 22, 2018
The Macneill Family, Part 1. Stefanie and Matt recount the murder of Michelle Macneill at the hands of her husband, Martin, as a seemingly perfect family falls apart.
August 15, 2018
Mike Boudet returns to discuss the Crazy Catfishing Murders of East Tennessee. Listen to the one episode the CIA does not want you to hear!!
August 8, 2018
Mike Boudet and Dr. Drew join Stefanie and Matt for a conversation about the devastating death of 9-year-old Connor Verkerke at the hands of 12-year-old Jamarion Lawhorn.
August 1, 2018
Over 30 years after Dave Navarro's mother was brutally murdered, Dave returns to the scene of the crime for a compelling and powerful documentary. This week's SSR delves further into Dave's story, as well as the all-too-common crime of domestic violence.
July 25, 2018
A paramedic may be the last person you ever see alive. This week, Stefanie and Matt chat with Ambrose Stevens about dealing with life and death situations every day, and the rewarding work of saving people's lives.
July 18, 2018
The Facebook Killer, Part 2. Stefanie and Matt chat further about the oddities of Derek Medina: a man who murdered his wife, and posted the evidence to his Facebook page for everyone to see.
July 11, 2018
The Facebook Killer, Part 1. Stefanie and Matt discuss the tragic death of Jennifer Alfonso, and what followed when her husband posted the murder photo for friends and family to see.
July 4, 2018
Criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos joins Stefanie and Matt for the Season 2 Finale of Sword and Scale Rewind. This week, the gang chats about how we can fix the broken Criminal Justice System.
June 27, 2018
The Women's Medical Society run by Kermit Gosnell was home to the most horrifying nightmare of an abortion clinic you could possibly imagine. Try to keep your lunch down as Stefanie and Matt discuss this notoriously disgusting and controversial episode of Sword and Scale.
June 20, 2018
Road Rage. We've all experienced it, but hopefully we take a deep breath before we go off murdering people. Today's ep features two stories that follow this dark path, plus Stefanie and Matt take a call from a fan who came THIS CLOSE to a knife fight on the side of the road.
June 13, 2018
Dr. Bruce calls in for a podcast about forensic pathology, what we can learn from dead bodies, and traumatic experiences in the ER.
June 6, 2018
Killed on Live TV. It's happened more times than you'd like to think. In today's episode, Stefanie and Matt break down two interesting cases, and one very disturbed former newscaster.
May 30, 2018
Satanic Panic Strikes Again!! This time overseas. Stefanie and Matt marvel at how seriously everyone is taking claims gleefully made by children that their father molested them and made them murder babies. Apparently Zorro is partially to blame for this disaster.
May 23, 2018
Drink the Kool-Aid and join Stefanie and Matt for a breakdown of the Jonestown Massacre. You'll hear clips from the infamous Death Tape, and learn what happened to the few people who survived this tragic event.
May 16, 2018
The murder of Dee Dee Blanchard uncovered a fascinating web of lies involving a fake disability, Munchausen by proxy, and Hurricane Katrina.
May 9, 2018
First Responder Amy Raulerson joins Stefanie and Matt for a special interview about the pressures and rewards of being an EMT.
May 2, 2018
The Satanic Panic is the topic of this week's show. Stefanie and Matt look back on some truly bizarre cases involving human sacrifice rituals, as well as the infamous McMartin Preschool Abuse Trial.
April 25, 2018
The Carnation Murders, Part 2. Stefanie and Matt return to discuss the terrible crimes of Joseph McEnroe, along with the unintentionally funny courtroom antics that followed.
April 18, 2018
The Carnation Murders, Part 1. Hear the origins of what lead to the tragic murder of 6 people, including 2 children. In this episode, Stefanie and Matt listen to the monster who created the monster.
April 11, 2018
Fetal Abduction and Fetal Homicide are the topics of today's show, and it is INTENSE! Stefanie and Matt break down multiple stories of desperate women, stolen babies, and the truly disturbing aftermath.
April 4, 2018
The Rodney Reed Saga, Part 2. Stefanie and Matt wrap up a story of police corruption, witness intimidation, and an innocent man on death row.
March 28, 2018
The Rodney Reed Saga, Part 1. Stefanie and Matt discuss the murder of Stacy Stites, which ultimately led to putting Rodney Reed on death row. But did he commit the crime?
March 21, 2018
Five-year-old Phoebe Jonchuck was thrown off a bridge and killed by her psychotic, delusional father. Lynette and Stefanie look back at the very clear warning signs, and the broken system that failed this innocent little girl.
March 14, 2018
Charles Cullen may have been the most prolific serial killer in American history-- murdering at least 40 victims over 16 years in 9 different hospitals. Producer Matt Fondiler guest hosts this not-so-historical episode about a serial killer nurse, and the broken system that allowed him to continue his rampage.
March 7, 2018
Familicide is the topic of today's podcast. Lynette and Stefanie break down one of their favorite episodes of Sword and Scale, which features two chilling 911 calls wherein a teenager has shot their parents.
February 28, 2018
Are all men pedophiles? Stefanie and Lynette answer this disturbing question, and also analyze the comments made by documentarian Jan-Willem Breure, as well as Drs. Michelle Elliot and James Cantor.
February 21, 2018
The tragic story of Wesley and Jocelyn Earnest is covered in the first segment of today's show. From there, Stefanie introduces a new crime story... one that involves the death of an infant, and two doctors whose lives descend into darkness.
February 14, 2018
Timothy Wesley McCorquodale brutally murders multiple people in an episode that's sure to warm your heart this Valentine's Day. The guys also discuss the disturbing death of Ashton Kutcher's ex-girlfriend, and give a quick recap of Washington DC's Crime Museum.
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