On December 25th, 2007, movie star and heiress Julie Capsom crashed her car into a tree in Northern California, walked into a nearby clearing, and vanished, leaving behind a male torso in her trunk. 10 years later, reporter Bea Casely and private detective Brenda Bentley are going to reopen the case. Each has a personal tie to the story. Each thinks they know what happened. And each knows the other is going to screw this whole thing up. Join Bea, Brenda, and the rest of the Good People at Wheyface Radio as they attempt to answer once and for all: what happened to Julie Capsom?
Pilot Commentary: Todd VanDerWerff, Christopher Dole & Sara Ghaleb
Join show creators Todd VanDerWerff, Christopher Dole, and Sara Ghaleb for an in-depth look behind the scenes at the development of the pilot, "Aliens Did It". Thrill or cringe at the original 2016 pitch! Gasp at Andy Wheyface's aborted hostile takeover plotline! Discover what line Todd considers the most important in Arden's history! And discover the romantic tension between Bea Casely and...Ben Bentley?! All this and much, much more!
Bea and Brenda reach the end of the road and the end of their rope.
CONTENT WARNING: Discussion (though not depiction) of sexual assault; explicit language; loud noises
SPECIAL NOTE: Please stay tuned all the way through the credits and beyond for additional scenes.
Episode 10: "The Friends We Made Along The Way Did It"
Join the crew on Wheyface Airlines Flight #10 to Verona, Italy, where Bea makes some new acquaintances, Pamela gets some news, and Brenda gets the best seat in the house.
CW: Vomiting, baby crying, electrocution
Episode 9: Institutional Misogyny and a Culture of Sexist Attitudes Did It
Bea and Brenda switch personalities, and huge revelations, both personal and professional, are at hand.
Discussion of sexual assault: 8:18-10:00
Discussion of homophobia: 26:38-28:16
SOUND EFFECTS CREDITS:
"fast-swing-air-swoosh" by Dane Casperson of www.thefilmmakersarchive.com
"Door, Front, Opening, A.wav" by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org
"Car Interior 3" by Meepalicious of Freesound.org
"Inertior Car Moving on Cobblestones" by casssi of Freesound.org
Bea and Brenda discover everything they knew about the Julie Capsom case was wrong, and also visit a farmer's market.
Content Warning: Sounds of vomiting at 29:00 and 29:03
SFX Credit - The Wheyface Key Tracker: "UI Confirmation Alert, A4.wav" by InspectorJ (www.jshaw.co.uk) of Freesound.org
Bea and Brenda attempt to run their own shows. Brenda writes theme songs. Bea goes to a convention and faces listener-submitted questions. Meanwhile, Andy makes a discovery about himself.
CONTENT WARNING: A brief scene of violence/fighting from 28:50-29:03
Electric shock/electrocution noises at 34:02/38:24-38:29
Americana - Aspiring by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
Bea and Brenda dive into the chilling tale behind the Capsom Case Curse. What is the curse? Who ended up dead or doomed in the aftermath of Julie's disappearance? And are Bea and Brenda next?
Audio Warning: there is a scene with screaming that lasts from 20:12 through 21:10. Adjust volume or skip ahead as needed.
Content Warning: This episode deals with death, including violent accidents, illness, and murder. It includes graphic descriptions of autopsies and crime scenes.
What happened after Julie and Ralph disappeared? Why did the police investigate a man named Gerald Abernathy? Is Ralph really the torso found in Julie's trunk? And who burned Brenda's truck? (Only one of our hosts really cares about that last one.)
A powerful advocate fights on behalf of Arden! Meanwhile, Bea and Brenda investigate what happened in the final hours before Ralph and Julie went missing, trying to recreate Julie's final, doomed road trip.
How did Julie Capsom and Ralph Montgomery meet? What's the best Halloween costume? Are tiny horses and ponies the same thing? Bea and Brenda ask the important questions and dig into the possibly tragic, possibly terrifying backstory of Julie and Ralph.
Forced into an unlikely partnership, Bea, a committed radio journalist, and Brenda, an unconventional private detective, team up for a new radio investigation into the 2007 disappearance of starlet, Julie Capsom. They'll unravel the mystery, or possibly unravel each other.
Heiress Julie Capsom - missing. College student Ralph Montgomery - mostly missing. Ralph Mongomery's torso: In Julie Capsom's car. Both cases - unsolved for 10 years.
Meet reporter Bea Casely and private detective Brenda Bentley, who are going to finally (well, maybe) solve this case. If they don't kill each other first.