Sword and Scale Rewind, hosted by Matt Fondiler and Stefanie Wilder-Taylor, is the aftershow for the popular true-crime podcast Sword and Scale.
Here's the Latest Episode from Sword and Scale Rewind:
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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!
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.
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!
The 'Leaves' Episode. Matt and Stefanie cover the bizarre case of Matthew Hoffman, involving a kidnapping, missing bodies, and a whole lot of leaves.
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.
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.
The Machete Episode. Two horrifically violent stories are covered this week, PLUS Matt reveals an unforgettable, real-life machete encounter.
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...
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.
Stefanie and Matt celebrate 100 episodes of Sword and Scale by counting down their Top 10 Favorite Cases!
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.
You may think you know your best friend, but as Stefanie and Matt learn, sometimes the biggest deceits come from the people least expect.
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.
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.
Corpsewood Manor. Matt and Stefanie return to the era of 'Satanic Panic' to discuss a double murder that sadly became sensationalized.
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.
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.
Ed Kemper, The Co-Ed Killer. Matt and Stefanie break down the deeply disturbing case of a sadistic serial killer with serious 'mommy issues'.
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.
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.
Matthew Hahn calls in to answer more questions about putting his own life on the line to bring a child molester to justice.
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.
Philip Chism, Part 1. Stefanie and Matt break down a disturbing murder that took place on campus during an otherwise ordinary school day.
Don Anderson talks with Stefanie and Matt about surviving members of the Synanon Cult, and the psychological warfare they endured while playing "The Game".
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.
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'.
Mike Boudet calls in to discuss the controversy surrounding an episode dedicated to love stories gone wrong that end in murder-suicide.
911 Dispatcher Chris Swick chats with Stefanie and Matt about keeping people on the line as they experience the worst moments of their lives.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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'.
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!
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.
Killer Kids!! Today's show features three chilling stories of children committing unspeakable acts.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This week, Stefanie and Matt talk with two women who share their harrowing stories of terrible domestic child abuse.
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.
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.
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!!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Bruce calls in for a podcast about forensic pathology, what we can learn from dead bodies, and traumatic experiences in the ER.
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.
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.
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.
The murder of Dee Dee Blanchard uncovered a fascinating web of lies involving a fake disability, Munchausen by proxy, and Hurricane Katrina.
First Responder Amy Raulerson joins Stefanie and Matt for a special interview about the pressures and rewards of being an EMT.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The sad story of quadruple amputee Sean Petrozzino is up first in this episode of Sword and Scale Rewind. Later, Stefanie and Lynette listen to a bizarrely candid interview with killer Angela M. Simpson.
Luka Magnotta, Part 2. Lynette and Stefanie cover the disturbing conclusion of the Luka Magnotta saga; involving a vacuum cleaner, an international manhunt, and some seriously messed up YouTube videos.
Luka Magnotta, Part 1. Lynette and Stefanie discuss the lead-up to Luka's horrific acts of violence; including his failed attempts at becoming a Reality TV star, and the weird world of 'reaction videos'.
The final episode of Season 1 ends with the eternal question, "are humans inherently good or evil?"
Dr. Drew joins Stefanie and Lynette to discuss Vince Weiguang Li who decapitated a stranger on a Greyhound bus after suffering a major psychotic break that nobody saw coming.
In this wildly different episode of Sword and Scale Rewind, Producer Matt Fondiler "mansplains" the old-timey case of H.H. Holmes and his infamous murder hotel.
Lynette and Stefanie have wuite a bit to say about "Bluebeards", otherwise known as men who kill their wives.
There's all kind of Joshes in this episode which Lynette and Stefanie try to sort out while trying to unravel this crooked family tree.
Lynette and Stefanie revisit the story of Trey Zwicker, a bizarre redneck mess of murder,
We're joined by host of TrueMurder and author of the book "Trophy Kill: The Shall We Dance Murder" Dan Zupansky to discuss one of the most brutal and disgusting murders ever to take place in Canada.
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Every year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States involving more than 6 million children. In this episode which covers Episode 25 of the regular show, Lynette and Stefanie interview two survivors about their heartbreaking stories.
The Sword and Scale Rewind girls will tell you more about dead hookers & baby hot car deaths galore!
It really takes something to be able to kill your own child. Is it madness or pure evil? Lynette and Stefanie exampine Episode 23 dealing with Filicide.
Josh Powell's wife disappears and all eyes are on him. Lynette and Stefanie examine this incredibly twisted case and offer their insight.
Stefanie and Lynette share their disdain for historical crimes, inappropriate crank calls, and fake ID's ...oh, and also Episode 21.
Do the words "christian puppeteer pedophile cannibal" mean anything to you? This week, the ladies cover the infamous Episode 20 featuring Ronald William Brown.
This week Elliot Roger, the supreme gentleman, is the subject of scrutiny by Stefanie and Lynette.
Nothing like a little sound healing to get you ready for murder. This week, the ladies cover the murder of Erik Primesburger and the bizarre characters surrounding it.
Shut your "mouthy mouth" and listen to Stefanie and Lynette cover the Julie Schenecker murders, along with a plethora of other bizarre random crime stories that were initially aired on Sword and Scale Episode 17.
Law student Lauren Giddings was killed by her neighbor and classmate Stephen McDaniel who was obsessed with her. Stefanie and Lynette discuss how this case was solved and offer their take.
Mike Boudet joins hosts Stefanie Wilder-Taylor and Lynette Carolla to discuss the cases of Peter Keller and Byron David Smith.
The ladies recap the sad unsolved case of Kimberly Renea Mabry, mutilated body turned up in a Rockford Illinois creek in 1995 and whose killer remains at large almost 20 years later.
In honor of the 13th Episode of Sword and Scale regarding imprisonment... Lynette and Stefanie talk to Saaphyri Windsor who was a contestant on Flavor of Love 2, and met former suburban housewife and convicted murderer Betty Broderick while behind bars.
Part 2 of the death of Morgan Ingram. In this episode, we reveal Mayra Martinez's theory as to what actually happened that night in December of 2011.
This is the episode you've been waiting for. Part one of the death of Morgan Ingram and the bizarre story that evolves after the fact. We're joined by special guest Mayra Martinez.
The ladies dig deep and find new facts regarding the murders of Holly Bobo and Reeva Steenkamp, the former girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius.
The death penalty is controversial and politically divisive. Everyone has their own opinions on it, including the hosts of Sword and Scale Rewind.
Celebrity defense attorney Mark Geragos joins us for a detailed breakdown of the Curtis Reeves case and shows us the potential "bad facts" in the case .
Roger Dean Kiser is a survivor of one of North Florida darkest periods: The Florida Industrial School for Boys at Marianna which systematically abused and tortured hundreds of young boys and even took some of their lives.
A behind-the-scene look into Episodes 5&6 with special guest Mike Boudet who breaks down the more extreme elements of the Johnny Gosch case.
Lynette and Stefanie begin to break down the bizarre case of the Franklin Credit Union Scandal and the disappearance of Johnny Gosch. Johnny's mother, Noreen, joins them to discuss the case in greater detail.
The Jessica Ridgeway story is one of the most genuinely sad and disturbing stories we've ever told. Stefanie and Lynette chat with S&S Host Mike Boudet about whether parents these days are too protective or not protective enough. We also learn about Boudet's close brushes with child abductors when he was younger.
Hell hath no fury... The ladies from Sword and Scale rewind prove once again that women can do everything men can do just as well, if not better. Especially murder. This episode revisits the cases of Belle Gunness and Aileen Wuornos with special guest Mike Boudet.
What makes someone a psychopath, and would you even know it if you were one yourself? Stefanie and Lynette, with special guest Mike Boudet, delve into the mind of a psychopath and test themselves to see if they have any psychopathic tendencies.
In this debut episode of Sword and Scale Rewind, Lynette and Stefanie (with special guest Mike Boudet) revisit the very first episode of S&S in which a young man by the name of Bruce Blackman murders his entire family and is eventually released back into the public. The one-and-only Dr. Drew pops in for a professional consultation about the dangers of untreated mental illness.
An introduction to Sword and Scale Rewind.