January 27, 2020
The season finale! Betula receives some unexpected help with her run for town council. Content warning: more politics.
January 10, 2020
When Stan starts taking an interest in local politics, Gubbin is his usual cynical self, but Betula is intrigued. Content warning: politics.
December 30, 2019
The magic business hits a dead end – and Stan receives an unexpected visit. Content warning: bereavement, family struggles and undead creatures.
December 15, 2019
Stan picks the wrong holiday to celebrate at the Axe & Crown. Content warning: day drinking, night drinking, threats, racism, nationalism and family conflicts.
December 2, 2019
Stan and his friend have a brilliant new business idea, but it's going to need some work. Content warning: fire, panic and marketing.
November 18, 2019
It's time for another round at the Axe & Crown! Gubbin and Betula try to lift Stan's spirits by plotting to beat the Badger & Bucket at their own game. Content warning: gross food, poop jokes and crime.
November 6, 2019
It's almost here! Six all-new episodes of The Axe & Crown, every two weeks starting November 18th.
June 12, 2019
Hi everyone! We wanted to share a preview of our newest show (and the first one set outside the Alba universe). It's an all-improvised dark comedy sci-fi serial called Civilized. Content warning: death, body horror, screaming and jump scares.
December 31, 2018
If you listened to the end of Alba Episode 201, you heard T'Horxa the Invincible trying to sell his cursed helmet at the Axe & Crown. So what happened next? Patreon supporters get access to commentaries, unrecorded scripts and bonus scenes like this one! Plus, if you join before January 1, 2019 at the $5 level or above, you'll get a lovely sticker with art by Katharine Green, featuring the stars of The End of Time And Other Bothers! Check it all out at our Patreon page:
December 30, 2018
Eli breaks down the big sound design cues from the first two episodes of Alba Salix, Season 2. Patreon supporters get access to all our Farlorian Fridays content, including commentaries, unrecorded scripts, and sound effects breakdowns like this one. Plus, if you join before January 1, 2019 at the $5 level or above, you'll get a lovely new sticker featuring the stars of our improv/actual-play spinoff, The End of Time And Other Bothers! Check it all out at our Patreon page:
December 28, 2018
Happy Holidays! To round out 2018, we're posting some of our favourite Patreon exclusives, starting with our creators' commentary for Alba Salix Season 2, Episode 1. Patreon supporters get access to commentaries, unrecorded scripts, and sound effects and music breakdowns. Plus: join before January 1, 2019 at the $5 level or above and get a lovely new sticker featuring the stars of The End of Time And Other Bothers! Check it all out at our Patreon page:
December 23, 2018
Happy Holidays, everyone! We've got a few announcements to round out the year: The End of Time and Other Bothers is back! More Axe & Crown is on the way! Sean and Eli will be at PodCon 2 in Seattle this January 19-20! Plus a special offer if you donate to us on Patreon.
December 8, 2018
The royal baby arrives well ahead of schedule — and so does an unwelcome guest. Content warning: Violence, knives, panic, heights, hijacking, death threats, magical pregnancy and labour, separation, allergies, and ever so much screaming.
November 30, 2018
King Gunther's outlandish plans for a new school of medicine require Minister Pearcey and the House of Healing crew to throw a gala fundraiser. Content warning: Knife violence, panic, magical pregnancy, icky diseases, things going bang.
November 23, 2018
The House of Healing crew visit the Harvest Moon Faire to unwind, but strange and monstrous things are afoot. Content warning: Danger, animal attacks, violent mobs and day drinking.
November 16, 2018
Alba and Holly get a summons to examine the Queen, Ms Pearcey gets some unexpected assistance, and Magnus gets in deep trouble. Content warning: Fire, flood, confinement, near-drowning, interrogation and misgendering.
November 9, 2018
The House of Healing staff face an inspection by Minister Pearcey — and a test of a different kind. Content warning: Claustrophobia, violence, doom and destruction.
November 2, 2018
Alba, Magnus and Holly meet their new boss, Antalia Pearcey. Queen Parabel fears for her kingdom. Content warning: Nightmares, mildly gross ailments and malpractice.
October 26, 2018
Alba Salix Season 2 arrives on this feed November 2! You can also hear the first episode right now if you're a Patreon supporter. Find out how at
August 27, 2018
Sean and Eli here with some big announcements: Alba Salix, Season Two launches October 26! New bonus content every Friday for our Patreon backers! Sean and Carter will be at Fan Expo Canada in Toronto, September 2!
July 10, 2018
Introducing Farlorian Fridays— a new tradition we've started on our Patreon feed! Every Friday, we'll bring you a new bit of whimsy from the world of Alba Salix: bonus and deleted scenes, unrecorded scripts and games of various sorts. We'll also post a few to our Alba Salix and Other Bothers podcast feeds, but Patreon patrons get to hear them all and hear them first! For our first Farlorian Friday, the cast of The End of Time and Other Bothers sat down to play Larceny from Waning Gibbous Games.
May 1, 2018
A couple of quick announcements! One: our annual listeners survey! Please lend us your opinions at Two: we've been blown away by the reviews of our new show, The End of Time and Other Bothers. We've also included a short preview of Episode 2 here. Remember, future episodes are on a new feed. Look for it in your favourite podcast app, or visit
April 15, 2018
Introducing a brand new improvised fantasy adventure set in the world of Alba Salix, Royal Physician. This is Episode 1. Future episodes will appear on their own feed, so look for The End of Time and Other Bothers on your favourite podcast app—or visit Content Warning: The world ends. Other tragic disasters are mentioned. Things explode.
November 20, 2017
An old enemy comes to town, and the Axe & Crown's regulars prepare for battle. With special guest Karim Kronfli -- plus cameos by Jack Pevyhouse, Jake Song and the Aural Traditions cast!
October 16, 2017
Gubbin and Betula are set to compete in this year's Grandville Pub League Siege Bowling Championship — but the new team from the Badger & Bucket have some tricks up their sleeve too.
October 2, 2017
It's Grand Opening Day across the street at the Badger & Bucket. Stan is in awe. Betula is skeptical. Gubbin is... suspiciously busy.
September 25, 2017
A new neighbourhood organization aims to clean up Mud Street and Gubbin isn't impressed. Meanwhile, Stan and Betula have a talk.
September 11, 2017
Something suspicious is going on across the street, at the future home of the Badger & Bucket.
September 4, 2017
A new pub is moving into the warehouse across the street, and Gubbin isn't pleased.
May 8, 2017
The Axe & Crown’s kitchen is back in business... but for how long?
May 1, 2017
Stan helps Betula look for work. Gubbin doesn’t.
April 24, 2017
Betula spills the beans on her recent misadventures.
April 17, 2017
There's a new troll in town...
April 10, 2017
New landlord Stan has a few ideas for improving the Axe & Crown.
April 3, 2017
Gubbin and his loyal regulars make their last stand.
March 27, 2017
Ex-Sorceror General Helbard Krankel makes his move.
March 22, 2017
When last we saw Sorceror General Helbard Krankel, he'd just escaped arrest and fled the Palace. What's he been up to since then? Find out in our first mini-episode.
March 9, 2015
Farloria's Royal Physician has her work cut out for her. As head witch and the only regular staff member at the new House of Healing, Alba's got an endless lineup of patients and a bickering King and Queen to please. Fortunately, help is on the way. Unfortunately, that help is from Magnus, a troublesome young ex-monk and aspiring surgeon, and Holly, an accident-prone fairy herbalist.
March 9, 2015
A few more of our favourite outtakes from Season 1.
December 31, 2014
Happy new year from the cast and crew of Alba Salix! Here are a few of our favourite outtakes from the first season.
December 19, 2014
The marriage of Prince Bulwark and Princess Minsey could bring peace to two warring nations — if Alba can keep the bride and groom alive until their wedding day.
December 12, 2014
Queen Parabel prepares for the wedding of her niece, Princess Minsey.
December 5, 2014
Alba's old flame Withrow Lee comes to town selling suspicious potions, inspiring Magnus to get in on the game.
November 28, 2014
As Alba and Holly race to cure a deadly outbreak of cranial swelling, Magnus receives a visit from the kingdom's most feared outlaw.
November 21, 2014
After the House of Healing's herb garden is torn out by workmen bearing royal orders, Alba tries to get to the root of the matter while Holly and Magnus venture into the woods to gather more rare plants.
November 14, 2014
While Alba tends to her two least favourite patients, Magnus receives some advice from the local wildlife.
November 6, 2014
Alba is summoned to remove some unexpected snakes from King Gunther's head, and saddled with a bothersome young patient -- not to mention some unwanted help from a fairy.
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