Sword and Scale Rewind Podcast

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Sword and Scale Rewind, hosted by Matt Fondiler and Stefanie Wilder-Taylor, is the aftershow for the popular true-crime podcast Sword and Scale.

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Episode 85
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....

Episode 84
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'....

Episode 83
Mike Boudet calls in to discuss the controversy surrounding an episode dedicated to love stories gone wrong that end in murder-suicide....

Episode 82
911 Dispatcher Chris Swick chats with Stefanie and Matt about keeping people on the line as they experience the worst moments of their lives....

Episode 81
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....

Episode 80
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....

Episode 79
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....

Episode 78
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....

Episode 77
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....

Episode 76
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'....

Episode 75
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!...

Episode 74
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....

Episode 73
Killer Kids!! Today's show features three chilling stories of children committing unspeakable acts....

Episode 72
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....

Episode 71
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....

Episode 70
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....

Episode 69
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....

Episode 68
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....

Episode 67
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....

Episode 66
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....

Episode 65
This week, Stefanie and Matt talk with two women who share their harrowing stories of terrible domestic child abuse....

Episode 64
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....

Episode 63
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....

Episode 62
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!!...

Episode 61
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....

Episode 60
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....

Episode 59
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....

Episode 58
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....

Episode 57
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....

Episode 56
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....

Episode 55
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....

Episode 54
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....

Episode 53
Dr. Bruce calls in for a podcast about forensic pathology, what we can learn from dead bodies, and traumatic experiences in the ER....

Episode 52
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....

Episode 51
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....

Episode 50
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....

Episode 49
The murder of Dee Dee Blanchard uncovered a fascinating web of lies involving a fake disability, Munchausen by proxy, and Hurricane Katrina....

Episode 48
First Responder Amy Raulerson joins Stefanie and Matt for a special interview about the pressures and rewards of being an EMT....

Episode 47
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....

Episode 46
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....

Episode 45
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....

Episode 44
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....

Episode 43
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....

Episode 42
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?...

Episode 41
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....

Episode 40
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....

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Episode 39
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....

Episode 38
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....

Episode 37
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....

Episode 36
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....

Episode 35
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....

Episode 34
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....

Episode 33
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'....

Episode 32
The final episode of Season 1 ends with the eternal question, "are humans inherently good or evil?"...

Episode 31
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....

Episode 30
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....

Episode 29
Lynette and Stefanie have wuite a bit to say about "Bluebeards", otherwise known as men who kill their wives....

Episode 28
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....

Episode 27
Lynette and Stefanie revisit the story of Trey Zwicker, a bizarre redneck mess of murder,...

Episode 26
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.Check out True Murder on BlogTalkRadio: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dan-zupansky1...

Episode 25
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....

Episode 24
The Sword and Scale Rewind girls will tell you more about dead hookers & baby hot car deaths galore!...

Episode 23
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....

Episode 22
Josh Powell's wife disappears and all eyes are on him. Lynette and Stefanie examine this incredibly twisted case and offer their insight....

Episode 21
Stefanie and Lynette share their disdain for historical crimes, inappropriate crank calls, and fake ID's ...oh, and also Episode 21....

Episode 20
Do the words "christian puppeteer pedophile cannibal" mean anything to you? This week, the ladies cover the infamous Episode 20 featuring Ronald William Brown....

Episode 19
This week Elliot Roger, the supreme gentleman, is the subject of scrutiny by Stefanie and Lynette....

Episode 18
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....

Episode 17
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....

Episode 16
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....

Episode 15
Mike Boudet joins hosts Stefanie Wilder-Taylor and Lynette Carolla to discuss the cases of Peter Keller and Byron David Smith....

Episode 14
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....

Episode 13
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....

Episode 12
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....

Episode 11
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....

Episode 10
The ladies dig deep and find new facts regarding the murders of Holly Bobo and Reeva Steenkamp, the former girlfriend of Oscar Pistorius....

Episode 9
The death penalty is controversial and politically divisive. Everyone has their own opinions on it, including the hosts of Sword and Scale Rewind....

Episode 8
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 ....

Episode 7
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....

Episode 6
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....

Episode 5
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....

Episode 4
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....

Episode 3
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....

Episode 2
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....

Episode 1
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....