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Monday Matinée

53 EpisodesProduced by TruStory FMWebsite

New snarky meta-natural speculative fiction delivered on Mondays!

53 Episodes | 2017 - 2018

The Swashbuckling Holiday Swordtacular (2018)

December 31st, 2018


The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society is together for the holidays for the first time, but Goldie's surprise over Saffron and Zinnia's plans is …

Swashbuckling - A Package Arrives

October 30th, 2018


In celebration of World Audio Drama Day 2018, we present a special episode of The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society! This one shot is designed for those who have never heard the show before, but also has some fun …

Control Room: BTS with Battleaxes

October 8th, 2018


Join the actress behind your new favorite orc Cloreen, our own Brooke, as she interviews the creative team behind Revenge Of The Battleaxes. We talk about that show, some Swashbuckling info and a little glimpse behind …

Revenge Of The Battleaxes: Part Six

September 17th, 2018


What happens when you kill the most popular diety in the realm? Trouble, that's what. The Battleaxes barely get started with their story …

Revenge Of The Battleaxes: Part Five

September 10th, 2018


You can't blame a girl for being late when she's popping in from another dimension! This mad quest has taken the ladies to some odd locations, but none stranger than the home turf of the God of Unity. Plus, Pearl …

Revenge Of The Battleaxes: Part Four

September 3rd, 2018


A trip to the largest city in the realm has brought the ladies closer than they've ever been, and now they are at each other's throats. If Nadeara can get them calmed down, perhaps she can get Cloreen to open up about …

Revenge Of The Battleaxes: Part Three

August 27th, 2018


Our heroes are exhausted, and a bit grouchy, after their latest battle. Fighting the god of combat is exhausting work after all. Plus, Nikki provides a little history lesson on the Celestial Seven, and her own past.

Revenge Of The Battleaxes: Part Two

August 20th, 2018


The adventurers return to the tavern, with another tale of magic, monsters and melee to tell. But Nadeara must figure out how she's going to react now that she knows the true nature of their insane quest.

Revenge Of The Battleaxes: Part One

August 13th, 2018


Part One: In fair Galpin, where we lay our scene, a group of adventurers have gathered in the backroom of a small tavern to celebrate their latest victory. But as the team tells their tale to their waitress, she starts …

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - S2 E6

June 18th, 2018


"Many Hands Make Light Work"The season 2 finale! It all comes down to this. The Last Roundup has begun. Are three sword-swinging ladies enough to stop it? Short answer: no! Plus: another member of The Six revealed!

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - S2 E5

June 11th, 2018


"In Vino Veritas" The Ladies' trip to wine country goes awry when a prized possession is stolen, but are they too sozzled to get it back?

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - S2 Interlude #2

June 4th, 2018


Zinnia heads south to visit with her former teacher, but the reunion is not as warm as she hoped.

Control Room: Phoenix Comic Fest 2018

May 21st, 2018


We've got a busy weekend ahead of us in Phoenix!

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - S2 E4

May 14th, 2018


Season 2, Episode 4 - "A Reckless Dispersal of Wealth" A side trip to Monte Carlo turns into a high stakes game, when the Ladies go all in against …

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - S2 E3

May 7th, 2018


Season 2, Episode 3 - "Whom do you serve, and whom do you trust?" A quick stop in Lyon turns into an adventure when the Ladies find one of Virgil's inner circle trying to defect! But can they trust a traitor?

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - S2 : Interlude

April 30th, 2018


On train trip back from Paris, the Ladies take a moment to rest, reflect and swap stories. And also, possibly, fight a supernatural menace.

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - S2 E2

April 23rd, 2018


"Heart Like A Stone"The Ladies, still reeling from a shocking revelation, find their plans to return home delayed. Instead, they are heading for Paris and an adventure rich in love, action and...statues?

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - S2 E1 (pt 2)

April 16th, 2018


"What Goes Around, Comes Around" (pt. 2) The conclusion of our Season 2 premiere! In order to save Zinnia, Goldie and Saffron must go undercover in …

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - S2 E1 (pt 1)

April 10th, 2018


"What Goes Around, Comes Around" - Part One This much adventure couldn't be contained in one episode, so we've split it in half. The search for …

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - Prelude to Season Two

April 2nd, 2018


In the shocking season one finale, Zinnia was kidnapped by agents of Virgil Wolcott, one of The Six. Now, we pick up Saffron's hunt for her wife, …

Guilty of our Disasters - Dispatch 2

March 29th, 2018


Their meet was anything but cute. Now they need to make sure their attraction does not interfere with their duty.

Guilty of our Disasters - Dispatch 3

March 30th, 2018


What fate brought together, war has torn apart. Jove and Imala must now decide between their duty or their desire. But perhaps there's a third, more dangerous option...

Guilty of our Disasters - Dispatch 1

March 12th, 2018


Jove Tarquin. Imala Shokta-Solveig. Two rival captains on opposite sides of a galactic civil war. When they meet, their decision could change the …

Control Room - Welcome to 18!

February 26th, 2018


At last, Monday Matinee has emerged from hibernation. Ryan and Kyle are here in the Control Room to discuss what's up next on the Monday Matinee.

The Swashbuckling Ladies Holiday Swordtacular (2017)

December 25th, 2017


The holiday season finds the team divided, but a silent night leads to reminiscing and a story from the past is told anew...

Evil Isn't Easy - Chapter 5

December 18th, 2017


The tale of a little wooden boy leads into one last twist of the tale, in this: the final episode of Evil Isn't Easy.

Evil Isn't Easy - Chapter 4

December 11th, 2017


Frogs, fish and beasts all play a part in the next chapter of the Witch's story.

Evil Isn't Easy - Chapter 3

December 5th, 2017


Nora learns how one name being left off a guest list lead to the suffering of a kingdom.

Evil Isn't Easy - Chapter 2

November 27th, 2017


The witch tells Nora about her time as a monarch and the terrible curse of getting everything you've ever wanted.

Evil Isn't Easy - Chapter 1

November 20th, 2017


Nora learns the power of names, as the Witch reveals her first brush with real magic.

Evil Isn't Easy - Prologue

November 13th, 2017


A serving girl with big dreams and no hope. A wicked witch trapped in the dungeon. All the elements for a tale both old and new...

Fret Tremolo - The Case of the (Almost) Get Away

November 6th, 2017


Fret's going on vacation? But there's only one thing that could stop his get away: MURDER!

Fret Tremolo - The Case of Hands Touching Hands

November 1st, 2017


An old flame brings a powerful client into Fret's life, leading him on a wild hunt through the outskirts of Fair Use.

Fret Tremolo - The Case of the Wild-Eyed Boys

October 23rd, 2017


Fret's past comes back to haunt him when a young couple shows up with a pack of killers on their heels!

Fret Tremolo - The Case of the Faded Feathers

October 16th, 2017


Meet Fret Tremolo, the best detective in the city of Fair Use. Tonight, we've got a dancer, a latin lover and a jealous bartender; all the …

Behind the Scenes of Swashbuckling: Season One

October 2nd, 2017


Before we launch our next story, we take a look back at our biggest production yet. Join the cast and creative team as we dig into the making of Season 1 of The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society.

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - Episode 6: The Six Pointed Star

August 21st, 2017


The explosive season finale for the Swashbuckling Ladies! When a mysterious gem lands in their possession, our heroes find themselves on the run by those who want it back at any cost.

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - Episode 5: Amongst Stones and Secrets

August 7th, 2017


The tomb of a forgotten Crusader knight has been unearthed, now it's a race against time to secure the site before those who want to hide its secrets bury them forever.

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - Episode 4: Bleeding Blue

July 31st, 2017


A man shows up on the doorstep with a sad tale to tell, but the ladies suspect there's more to the story that he's not telling...

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - Episode 3: Old Flames, New Fights

July 24th, 2017


An old flame turns up for a titanic triple team-up, but will these three heroes be enough to stop the Red Rapscallion?

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - Episode 2: Puffs of Peril

July 17th, 2017


The ladies' trip to a fancy dinner party takes a turn for the morbid when the partygoers start dropping dead!

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - E1: The Hounds of Herr Hague

July 16th, 2017


Welcome to the first episode of the Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society! A search for a missing dog uncovers a plot to destroy the entire city, and only the ladies can stop THE HOUNDS OF HERR HAGUE!

The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society - Trailer

July 3rd, 2017


Your first taste of Ox & Hare's brand new story: The Swashbuckling Ladies Debate Society! It's an original audio drama set in the neverwhen of …

Write/Protect - Episode 6: You don't have to go home...

June 26th, 2017


It's the finale of Write/Protect! Nora X looks into an ill fated love affair, then ponders the future of her show.

Write/Protect - Episode 5: Last one out, shut off the lights • Monday Matinée

June 19th, 2017


Home is where the heart is, but what if home isn't where it used to be? Nora X examines this mystery, tied to the song "Ramshackle Shack".

Write/Protect - Episode 4: GOTO Phase Fourier

June 12th, 2017


Nora X is back and talking about robots of the 80's, which includes an interview with the world's first robot rock star.

Moonlight by Ryan Dalton

June 5th, 2017


This special episode is an audio adaptation of the short story 'Think #8 - Moonlight' by young adult writer Ryan Dalton, author of the Time Shift …

Control Room: PHXCC 2017

May 22nd, 2017


We interrupt this session of Write/Protect for a special update about our first Con appearance!

Write/Protect - Episode 3: Last Trip to Clarksdale

May 15th, 2017


Why does a band break up? Is it mainly due to forces internal, external or supernatural?

Write/Protect - Episode 2: Dead as a Duck

May 8th, 2017


Nora investigates the death of disco and learns it might not been due to natural causes.

Write/Protect - Episode 1: Ramping Up

May 1st, 2017


Meet Nora. She has a strange story to tell about a woman she never met.

Control Room: E1

April 24th, 2017


Monday Matinee is the theater in which we will tell many stories. Control Room is a glimpse behind the scenes where we discuss our process and give …

Write/Protect (Trailer)

April 21st, 2017


On these cassettes is a strange lost chapter of pop culture history. Coming soon to Ox & Hare's Monday Matinee podcast

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