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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… read more

40 Episodes | 2018 - 2021

Episode 0 - "Who Did It?"

September 3rd, 2018


Heiress Julie Capsom - missing. College student Ralph Montgomery - mostly missing. Ralph Mongomery's torso: In Julie Capsom's car. Both cases - …

Episode 1 - "Aliens Did It"

September 24th, 2018


Forced into an unlikely partnership, Bea, a committed radio journalist, and Brenda, an unconventional private detective, team up for a new radio …

Episode 2 - "Horses Did It"

September 24th, 2018


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 …

Episode 3 - "Slick Roads Did It"

October 1st, 2018


A powerful advocate fights on behalf of Arden! Meanwhile, Bea and Brenda investigate what happened in the final hours before Ralph and Julie went …

Episode 4 - "Shoddy Policework Did It"

October 8th, 2018


What happened after Julie and Ralph disappeared? Why did the police investigate a man named Gerald Abernathy? Is Ralph really the torso found in …

Episode 5 - "The Curse Did It"

October 15th, 2018


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 …

Episode 6: "Nobody Did Anything"

October 22nd, 2018


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.   SHOW NOTES: CONTENT WARNING: …

Episode 7 - "The Skunk Ape Did It"

October 29th, 2018


Bea and Brenda go for a walk in the woods to see an old friend. Then they go to the movies to see an old friend.

Episode 8 "Family Did It"

November 12th, 2018


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 …

Wheyface Radio PRESENTS: AfterArden!

November 15th, 2018


Wheyface Radio Presents: AfterArden! Telling you everything that just happened on Arden... after Arden! A special bonus minisode hosted by Rosalind …

Episode 9: Institutional Misogyny and a Culture of Sexist Attitudes Did It

November 19th, 2018


Bea and Brenda switch personalities, and huge revelations, both personal and professional, are at hand.


CONTENT WARNING: Discussion of sexual …

Episode 10: "The Friends We Made Along The Way Did It"

November 26th, 2018


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

MINISODE: "Episode 11 (kind of): Italy Did It"

December 3rd, 2018


The Arden team hits a few snags upon their arrival in Verona.

Episode 11: "The Monsters Who Did It"

December 4th, 2018


The answers you came for.


CW: Explicit language, discussion (though not depiction) of sexual assault

Episode 12: "Bea and Brenda Did It"

December 10th, 2018


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 …

Pilot Commentary: Emily VanDerWerff, Christopher Dole & Sara Ghaleb

March 18th, 2019


Join show creators Emily VanDerWerff, Christopher Dole, and Sara Ghaleb for an in-depth look behind the scenes at the development of the pilot, …

Season 2 Teaser: Have You Seen Brenda Bentley?

July 17th, 2019


Season 2 is on the way! But one of our co-hosts is missing, and things are getting a bit dicey. Have YOU seen Brenda Bentley? Submit to our Season 2 Tip Line to be entered in a raffle - and maybe get your theory …

A Very Arden Thanksgiving

November 28th, 2019


Join Bea, Rosalind, Pamela, and Andy as Wheyface Radio celebrates Thanksgiving in its own inimitable way. Turkeys, parades, presents, and more! Brought to you by Wheyface Industries. The Festive Good People.


Season 2 Trailer: Introducing Dana Hamill

January 20th, 2020


Arden is launching an IndieGoGo campaign to help fund Season 2! Early access! Exclusive merch! A Julie Capsom miniseries! The cast promises to join a …

IGG MINISODE: Wheyface Radio Programming

January 27th, 2020




Ever wondered what else is on Wheyface Radio? Wonder no more! Starring Charlita Gaston as Pamela Pink, Benjamin Watts as Andy Wheyface, and …

IGG MINISODE: Calls From The Void

February 10th, 2020


Brenda Bentley guest stars on fellow Wheyface Radio program "Calls from the Void". Among the topics of discussion: FMK for monsters, whether or not certain marsupials are aliens, and Brenda's very own alien encounter.

Arden Returns July 6th

June 30th, 2020


We're back! Season 2 premieres July 6th. Enjoy this clip from Episode 203!

Episode 201: To Bea or Not to Bea

July 6th, 2020


With Brenda Bentley still missing, Bea and the rest of the team at Wheyface Radio struggle to record a simple intro for Arden's second season. Also: a high-stakes game of chance!


CONTENT WARNING: This episode contains …

Episode 202: Brenda Bentley Measures Up!

July 13th, 2020


Arden, season 2, episode 2 - "Brenda Bentley Measures Up"


When Brenda runs into an old flame, she's drawn into a web of mystery, lies, and wolves …

Episode 203: The True Crime Podcast's The Thing

July 20th, 2020


Team Arden heads to Elsinore, Montana, to solve the murder of Dan Hamill. Or figure out if Dan Hamill was even murdered at all. Or something. Also: …

Episode 204: Distracted Multitude

July 27th, 2020


Arden, season 2, episode 4 - "Distracted Multitude"


On one eventful day, Bea investigates the mysteries of love, Brenda investigates the mysteries …

Episode 205: More Kin, Less Kind

August 3rd, 2020


Arden, season 2, episode 5 - "More Kin, Less Kind”

Bea and Brenda investigate the Hamill family and learn more about Clyde and Trudy Hamill than they ever wanted to, as Rosalind and Dana grow ever closer. Also: Coyotes!

Episode 206: The More Deceived

August 10th, 2020


Our midseason finale! Rosalind uncovers a key piece of evidence. Dana gets in trouble. Olivia takes up knitting. And Bea and Brenda reveal the biggest secret of them all. Also: High stakes negotiations!


The Arden Halloween Spectacular!!

October 29th, 2020


Have you ever wondered what Arden would be like if it took place in the 1930s? Well thanks to the Wheyface What-If Machine, wonder no more! Guest …

Episode 207: Rosalind and Pamela are Dead

November 9th, 2020


Rosalind and Pamela head to Hamill Hills Ranch for a late-night ghost hunt and find much, much more than they expected. Also, a challenge to a foot race!

Content Warning: Strong language, sirens, discussions of mental …

Episode 208: Out of Joint

November 16th, 2020


In the wake of a horrible tragedy, Team Arden struggles with its next move, while Dana holds a seance to chat with her dad. Or anyone she can get in …

Episode 209: To Thine Own Self

November 23rd, 2020


With access to their primary source cut off, Bea and Brenda start tugging at loose ends and discover something that changes the Dan Hamill case forever. Also: a blizzard! Just in time for Easter!


Episode 210: To a Nunnery

November 30th, 2020


On Easter Sunday 2019, Olivia receives a package and makes a call. Also: a look back at the past!

CONTENT WARNING: This episode contains adult …

Episode 211: Angels, Ministers of Grace, Etc.

December 7th, 2020


Bea and Brenda try to clarify a few things about the Hamill case and about their friendship. Dana tries to clarify a few things about her father’s death. Red tries to clarify a few things about love. Also: A great …

Behind the Scenes of Arden S2

December 14th, 2020


Hey folks! While we finalize our last two episodes of the season, we wanted to share these clips from our Patreon-exclusive discussions with the cast …

Episode 212: A Piece of Work

December 28th, 2020


Several months after Team Arden leaves Elsinore, acclaimed journalist Rowan Dabrowski examines their reporting for flaws. Also: A duck hunt!   …

Episode 213: More Things in Heaven and Earth

December 31st, 2020


  Season two ends, as all comedies must, at a wedding, where everybody's lives will change forever (or at least until next season). Also: The BAD …

An Arden Christmas Carol

January 1st, 2021


Team Arden unites to make Andy's unusual Christmas wish a reality. Written by Christopher Dole, Sara Ghaleb, Libby Hill, and Emily VanDerWerff …

The Arden Halloween 2021 Spectacular Space-tacular!!

October 31st, 2021


Team Arden launches into space for a sci-fi-tacular Halloween celebration! Three non-canon shorts written by special guest writers Beth Crane (We Fix …

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