Where the Leaves Fall Purple

Where the Leaves Fall Purple

”What does where the leaves fall purple mean?” Ben Miller has a problem. He’s in his final year of university with nothing to show for it. His true crime podcast only has a handful of listeners and he’s starting to lose hope. His only true supporter is his best friend (and not-so secret crush) Janie, a drama student with aspirations of becoming an actress. When Ben’s gets it into his head that he needs an exclusive story to boost listenership, Ben asks Janie if she will become a “missing person” so he can document finding her on the podcast. Little does Ben know, his one act of deception will set off a dangerous chain reaction and spin a story that Ben isn’t sure he’s ready to tell.


March 25, 2023 40 mins

Veronica, Wyatt, and Ezra pick up the pieces after their fallout with Ben. How far are they willing to go to protect themselves and their loved ones? The Caller is revealed. 

Mark as Played

After learning the truth about what happened to Janie, Ben must face the people closest to him, ending in an explosive confrontation. Meanwhile, the police get a visit from someone close to the case. 

Mark as Played
December 2, 2022 55 mins

Ben learns the rest of the story after the events of November 6th. As we get closer to the final chapter, shocking revelations are made as we find out what happened in between the moments we already heard the caller tell. 

Mark as Played
November 21, 2022 40 mins

Ben finally learns what happened to Janie and Daniel at the cabin from a surprising source. 


This episode contains scenes of sexual assault, domestic abuse, biphobia, and violence. Listener discretion is advised. 


Please note that from 2:33 to 19:25 may be especially distressing for some. The themes continue after this point but are in discussion as opposed to depicted. For a full scene-by-scene summary visit www.wtlfp.com/epis...

Mark as Played
November 4, 2022 60 mins

Ben takes a deep dive into his past with Janie, leading to some startling revelations. 

Mark as Played
October 13, 2022 47 mins

Ben witnesses the public reaction to his podcast firsthand, but he and Veronica can't seem to find Ezra to share the news with. Wyatt is asked to write a speech for Daniel's Vigil. Daniel's mother stirs up trouble. 

Mark as Played
September 29, 2022 53 mins

Ben continues his investigation of the people around him. Wyatt asks Veronica for help getting Ben off his back. Skylar comes on the podcast for an interview. 

Mark as Played
September 15, 2022 48 mins

Ben and Veronica deal with the aftermath of the situation in Hawkes Park. Ezra has an unsettling interaction with Wyatt, leading to the group to wonder: does Wyatt know something about Janie's disappearance? 

Mark as Played
September 1, 2022 2 mins

A note from the show. We're on hiatus until September 15th. But don't despair! We have a contest for you!


Enter to win a Where the Leaves Fall Purple prize by telling us your theories on what happened to Janie and Daniel. 

All you have to do is follow us on either: 

Twitter (wtlfp_podcast)

Instagram (wheretheleavesfallpurple)

Facebook (Where the Leaves Fall Purple)

TikTok (wheretheleavesfallpurple) 

Tumblr (wheretheleavesfallpurp...

Mark as Played
August 18, 2022 35 mins

Ben and Ezra have their first guest on Ben's podcast who shares a shocking story about Daniel with them. Veronica finds a concerning package left on Janie's doorstep and goes on a mission to find out who sent it. The police conduct a wellness check. 


Please note this episode contains themes of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and death. Viewer discretion is advised.  

Mark as Played
August 4, 2022 26 mins

Reeling from the events at the end of episode 2, Ezra is questioned about the break in at his and Ben's apartment by Dodgewood police. Ben and Veronica hurry away from the cabin, trying to figure our what Where the Leaves Fall Purple means. Do these two events hold the secrets to solving the cryptic writing on the wall? And is this all part of a sinister plot or a prank gone too far?  

Mark as Played
July 21, 2022 28 mins

Ben's plan is set in motion when Janie agrees to go "missing." Ben and Ezra begin recording the podcast with help from a begrudging Veronica. Their excitement is shaken when Veronica begins to worry about Janie after not hearing from her for a few days. 


For more Where the Leaves Fall Purple visit www.wtlfp.com 


Where the Leaves Fall Purple is presented by Beautiful Happy Productions 



Corey Hendricks as Ben Miller 


Mark as Played
July 14, 2022 20 mins

A mysterious caller calls into the late-night radio show, True For You about the unsolved disappearance of Janie Melynk. They claim to have insights about what happened and about Janie's best friend, Ben Miller, who started it all when he tried to get people to listen to his struggling true crime podcast. 


For more Where the Leaves Fall Purple visit www.wtlfp.com 


Where the Leaves Fall Purple is presented by Beautiful Happy Pro...

Mark as Played

Were these the last words of Janie Melynk? 

When a mysterious caller dials in to a radio show, they shock everyone by claiming they know the truth about a missing persons case from years ago. How? Because they were there. The caller take us into the sleepy town of Dodgewood where university student Ben Miller is struggling to get listeners on his true crime podcast. When the stunt he pulls to increase streams goes south, it's up to...

Mark as Played

Popular Podcasts

    Current and classic episodes, featuring compelling true-crime mysteries, powerful documentaries and in-depth investigations.

    Stuff You Should Know

    If you've ever wanted to know about champagne, satanism, the Stonewall Uprising, chaos theory, LSD, El Nino, true crime and Rosa Parks, then look no further. Josh and Chuck have you covered.

    The Nikki Glaser Podcast

    Every week comedian and infamous roaster Nikki Glaser provides a fun, fast-paced, and brutally honest look into current pop-culture and her own personal life.

    White Devil

    Shootings are not unusual in Belize. Shootings of cops are. When a wealthy woman – part of one of the most powerful families in Belize – is found on a pier late at night, next to a body, it becomes the country’s biggest news story in a generation. New episodes every Monday!

    Start Here

    A straightforward look at the day's top news in 20 minutes. Powered by ABC News. Hosted by Brad Mielke.

Advertise With Us
Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeart App.


© 2024 iHeartMedia, Inc.