A Dude And A Bro Podcast Show: Special Episode - Wondery Drops Sword And Scale

Sword and Scale Dropped

Mike Boudet

In a shocking announcement Saturday 3/9, Wondery parted ways with Mike Boudet and his Sword and Scale podcast prompting Sword & Scale to abruptly inform its Patreon supporters of the major news.

The partnership that creator Mike Boudet had enjoyed with the podcasting giant allowed him to scale his critically and commercially acclaimed flagship show into the top of the true crime podcasting world.  

Incongruity Media Inc., as it became known, spawned hardcore true crime shows that included Sword & Scale, Monstruo, Sword & Scale Rewind, and This is War.

On this special episode of A Dude And A Bro Podcast Show we got together quickly to share our thoughts and commentary on this news that is sending shockwaves throughout the podcasting landscape.

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Wondery Drops Mike Boudet And His Sword And Scale Podcast From Its Network

Podcast Chaos

In a shocking announcement late Saturday afternoon, Wondery parted ways with Mike Boudet and his Sword and Scale podcast prompting Sword & Scale to abruptly inform its Patreon supporters of the major news. The partnership with the podcasting giant allowed creator Mike Boudet to launch its popular hit flagship show Sword & Scale into the top of the true crime podcasting world.

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Monstruo: Incongruity True Crime’s Latest Offering

True Crime Dream Team

“The heart of a man is delicious” are the only notes in the feed description of the new terrifying podcast Monstruo. Finally, we have the ultimate new macabre offering from a true crime and dark fiction podcasting dream team.

That team is comprised of Sword and Scale creator Mike Boudet, Jack Luna, the creator of Dark Topic, and Tyler Bell, author and producer of The Westside Fairy Tales. Fans of these respective shows will be in their glory with Monstruo.

The project, according to Mike Boudet, has been in the works for over a year. After a couple of teaser episodes and a documentary style preview, the long-anticipated true crime, psychological, and downright creepy podcast finally arrived on January 9th, 2019.

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Did Sword And Scale Go Too Far With Episode "Plus 29 - The Cannibal Cop"?

Disclaimer

I am a huge fan of Sword and Scale and obviously if I am listening to the premium “Plus” episodes, I am a paying and supportive listener. They may have built a bridge too far for me to travel, though, in the episode "Plus 29 - The Cannibal Cop".

I ultimately could never stray from what I believe to be the preeminent show in all of the true crime genre, so I will instead take to this article below and air my concerns with the hopes of stirring a healthy and constructive debate amongst my fellow and rabid true crime enthusiast brethren. - Tim Rodgers


Sword and Scale 

"Plus 29 - The Cannibal Cop”

What constitutes a thought crime? Not having the correct political point of view? Voting for the wrong party? What about a social media post or tweet?  

What is the difference between an unpopular opinion and a vulgar opinion? Is it something that is simply offensive or does it need to rival a flat out hate crime? Who decides which is what and where do we draw lines?  

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