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.


December 2, 2022 55 min

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. 

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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...

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November 4, 2022 60 min

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

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October 13, 2022 47 min

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. 

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September 29, 2022 53 min

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. 

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September 15, 2022 48 min

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? 

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September 1, 2022 2 min

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


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August 18, 2022 35 min

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.  

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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?  

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July 21, 2022 28 min

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. 

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July 14, 2022 20 min

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. 

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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 u...

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