Monkeys With Matches



Monkeys With Matches is a podcast started by 3 old friends. Having known each other since their teenage years, the show exhibits a comfort level and honesty that comes years in the making. Jonathan Thymius is an actor and nationally recognized comedian who has starred in films, late show television and was a finalist on Last Comic Standing. Craig Free is an established musician and sound designer. Having played in rock bands, orchestras and everything in between, Craig is the educated calm during the storm.Scott Brazieal is a multi talented musician, composer, screenwriter and lounge chair philosopher. He has played with bands like Von Zamla, Thinking Plague, 5uu's, and has toured with Cassiber, Skeleton Crew and many others. Scott is now working on his second film, Landfill.


  • Nation State

    Nation State

    12/04/2020 Duration: 41min

    The heights by great men reached and kept Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upward in the night. -Longfellow

  • COVID Calling

    COVID Calling

    30/03/2020 Duration: 40min

    What are heavy? Sea-sand and sorrow; What are brief? Today and tomorrow; What are frail? Spring blossoms and youth; What are deep? The ocean and truth. - Christina Rossetti

  • Joigny


    27/03/2020 Duration: 20min

    What do Lambs, Jools Holland, PoiL, Gentle Giant and civil war have in common? Monkeys With Matches...

  • Certainty


    19/02/2020 Duration: 17min

    People that live in a state of Agnosticism are the courageous ones. Oh and Jeff Becks new album rocks!

  • Faith


    08/01/2020 Duration: 16min

    Belief that is not based on proof: the obligation of loyalty or fidelity to a person, promise or demagogue etc.

  • Wheres The Ball?

    Where's The Ball?

    25/10/2019 Duration: 20min

    What happens when baseballs, candy and Greenland all change at the same time? Another Monkeys With Matches episode. 

  • The Sleeping Giant

    The Sleeping Giant

    23/09/2019 Duration: 23min

    Can someone set an alarm clock for now?

  • Alexa


    18/09/2019 Duration: 26min

    What does Indivisible, Arizona voter suppression, Bainbridge Island, Chinese politics and Stephen Colbert have in common? Monkeys With Matches of course. 

  • Oppenheimer or Trump

    Oppenheimer or Trump

    31/08/2019 Duration: 14min

    All the way from Bayside Maine, the boys argue about the end of the world. Put down your bets. 

  • Aliens, Boredom And The Apocalypse

    Aliens, Boredom And The Apocalypse

    21/08/2019 Duration: 20min

    All the way from the rain forest we figure it all out, and it's not going well.

  • Hacked


    18/07/2019 Duration: 27min

    What do Bruce Schneier, mooning, Buddha-Judge and Satin all have in common? Monkeys With Matches!

  • Mac and Sleaze

    Mac and Sleaze

    02/07/2019 Duration: 19min

    Apple sucks, GIECO commercials scare people in the 16th century and why were cavemen so mean?

  • Its Breakfast Time

    It's Breakfast Time

    10/04/2019 Duration: 20min

    Monkeys lighting their feet on fire and talking birds. Perfect playground conversation. 

  • The Super Bug

    The Super Bug

    15/03/2019 Duration: 19min

    Computer cancer, mind hacking and Dixieland. Snap, crackle and pop...

  • The Aviary

    The Aviary

    19/09/2018 Duration: 27min

    New blue diamonds, 8 tracks, showering and our first kiss. Very informative!

  • The Shipyard

    The Shipyard

    15/08/2018 Duration: 17min

    Protools sucks! Oh and so does Alex Jones.

  • The Fair

    The Fair

    31/07/2018 Duration: 18min

    Are we part of the elite class? The boys travel to Flashlight Idaho to find out.

  • Hussongs Cantina

    Hussong's Cantina

    14/06/2018 Duration: 11min

    All the way from Ensenada Mexico the boys contemplate spaghetti sauce, diabetes and mind bending social media. 

  • The Ladies Room

    The Ladies Room

    16/03/2018 Duration: 21min

    Trump is the drunk at the end of the bar. Shut him up for Christ sakes!

  • The Auction

    The Auction

    28/02/2018 Duration: 24min

    Buying a horse isn't easy, especially when the conversation turns to the 34%. 

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