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Alice Isn't Dead

A truck driver searches across America for the wife she had long assumed was dead. In the course of her search, she will encounter not-quite-human serial murderers, towns literally lost in time, and a conspiracy that goes way beyond one missing woman.

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This means episodes are recommended to be heard in order from the very start. Here's the 10 best episodes of the series anyway though!

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Live show and Season 3 update

See Alice Isn’t Dead live at Largo in Los Angeles on April 5th, 2018. This live show is a completely stand-alone story for both fans of the podcast and people who don’t know what a podcast is but read a lot of Stephen King and Neil Gaiman. Buy tickets: https://www.largo-la.com/event/1643575 Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates and a bit of roadside America in your feed. Sign up for the Night Vale Presents mailing list for updates on all of our shows. http://aliceisntdead.com

1min

26 Feb 2018

Rank #1

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Part 3, Chapter 10: An Ending

All road trips end. Pre-order your copy of the Alice Isn’t Dead novel, on sale October 30! And check out our 17 city book tour this fall. Over on the Alice Isn’t Dead store: Dave Watt’s stunning Alice Isn’t Dead road map in three different sizes and Rob Wilson’s logo design on everything from a t-shirt to an enamel pin. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Erica Livingston. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

27mins

28 Aug 2018

Rank #2

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Part 2, Chapter 3: Abandoned Places

What waits in the abandoned places? Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters, featuring the beautiful skull/truck logo, available at https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

23mins

2 May 2017

Rank #3

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Part 2, Chapter 7: The Monk of Crystal Springs

Once a man lived at the Crystal Springs Rest Area. He doesn't live there anymore. Brand new! Bay and Creek shirts and Thistle trucker hats, available at https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Roberta Colindrez. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

24mins

27 Jun 2017

Rank #4

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Part 3, Chapter 9: Praxis

It didn’t feel like fear. It felt like movement. The Alice Isn’t Dead novel is on sale October 30 – pre-order your signed edition today, and check out our 17 city book tour this fall. Over on the Alice Isn’t Dead store: a stunning Alice Isn’t Dead road map and Rob Wilson’s logo on an enamel pin. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Erica Livingston. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

24mins

14 Aug 2018

Rank #5

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Part 3, Chapter 2: Surroundings

There are oracles on these roads. Pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Bay & Creek t-shirts, Thistle hats, a brand new logo pin, and more available on our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Erica Livingston. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

20mins

8 May 2018

Rank #6

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Part 3, Chapter 6: This Isn't It

Is this it? (It isn't.) Signed editions of the Alice Isn’t Dead novel available for pre-order today. On sale October 30, 2018. Check out our 17 city book tour this fall. Check out the Alice Isn’t Dead store, featuring a brand new Alice Isn’t Dead road map, Rob Wilson’s stunning logo on t-shirts, a poster, and an enamel pin, and our Bay & Creek t-shirt and Thistle hat. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Erica Livingston. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

18mins

3 Jul 2018

Rank #7

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Part 2, Chapter 8: Absent Family

The return to a certain abandoned house. Brand new! Bay and Creek shirts and Thistle trucker hats, available at https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Roberta Colindrez. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

21mins

11 Jul 2017

Rank #8

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Part 3, Chapter 4: Three Nights at the Old Motel

Watch out for the locals. Pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Signed editions now available for pre-order in the U.S. and Canada. We’re excited to announce that Jasika Nicole will be narrating the Alice Isn’t Dead audiobook! Find out more information about that and our 17 city book tour on our website. Bay & Creek t-shirts, Thistle hats, a brand new logo pin, and more available on our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Erica Livingston. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

25mins

5 Jun 2018

Rank #9

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Part 3, Chapter 3: Means of Escape

When it's time to leave, do it quickly. Pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Just announced! Our 17 city book tour for the upcoming Alice Isn’t Dead novel. Bay & Creek t-shirts, Thistle hats, a brand new logo pin, and more available on our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Erica Livingston. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

24mins

22 May 2018

Rank #10

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Part 2, Chapter 9: Prey

A question is raised; a decision is made. Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Roberta Colindrez. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

24mins

25 Jul 2017

Rank #11

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Part 2, Chapter 4: Chain

Each Kmart sign looks like each Kmart sign; every Subway sandwich tastes the same. Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters, featuring the beautiful skull/truck logo, available at https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

23mins

16 May 2017

Rank #12

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(3) Los Angeles, California

Our special, one-off live episode as performed by Jasika Nicole and Disparition in Los Angeles on April 5, 2018. Part Three starts on April 24th. Pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Brand new Alice Isn’t Dead logo pin now available on the store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

36mins

10 Apr 2018

Rank #13

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(1) Perth, Western Australia

There are many places I'll never go. Alice Isn't Dead returns with Part 3 this April. Read the first chapter of the Alice Isn't Dead novel at Entertainment Weekly. Pre-order Alice Isn’t Dead: A Novel today. On-sale October 30, 2018. See Alice Isn’t Dead live in Los Angeles on April 5th. Don’t miss this rare chance to see us perform a never-before-heard script. Tickets available now. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

4mins

26 Mar 2018

Rank #14

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What's Next

A quick update about what’s next for this podcast feed. Don’t forget to pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel and check if Joseph Fink is coming to a city near you on his book tour. If you’ve enjoyed this podcast and want to show your support, consider donating on our Patreon page or buying a t-shirt, poster, or pin from our store. http://aliceisntdead.com http://nightvalepresents.com

1min

22 Aug 2018

Rank #15

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(2) Mérida, Yucatán

I know I have a lot to answer for. And I will. I’ll answer for it all. Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3. Special episode on April 10th. Chapter One on April 24th. Pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Get tickets to our live show on April 5th in Los Angeles. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Erica Livingston. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

3mins

3 Apr 2018

Rank #16

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Part 2, Chapter 2: Mouth of the Water

A mystery at the mouth of a river. Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters, featuring the beautiful skull/truck logo, available at https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

27mins

18 Apr 2017

Rank #17

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Part 2, Chapter 10: Why Am I Alive?

Did I know from the first time I saw you Alice? It feels like I did. Support our show while looking great and feeling great with Alice shirts and hats! https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Roberta Colindrez. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network. See you in 2018 with Part 3.

25mins

8 Aug 2017

Rank #18

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I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats, Episode 1: The Best Ever Death Metal Band in Denton

NOTE: This is the only episode of I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats that we will post on the Alice Isn't Dead feed. If you'd like to continue listening, please subscribe now wherever you listen to podcasts.  John Darnielle and Joseph Fink discuss the role in their lives of art, faith, and satan with John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars and the upcoming Turtles All The Way Down. And we learn why making the job of creating art more difficult can sometimes make the art itself better. Premiering a new cover by Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! Buy Laura Jane Grace’s cover of “The Best Ever Death Metal Band in Denton” here: http://apple.co/2yjMpvL Learn more about John Darnielle’s two novels here: http://www.johndarnielle.comListen to more music by the Mountain Goats, including their latest album Goths, here: http://www.mountain-goats.com Check out Joseph Fink’s other shows, Welcome to Night Vale (http://www.welcometonightvale.com) and Alice Isn’t Dead (http://aliceisntdead.com). His second novel with Jeffrey Cranor, It Devours!, is out October 17: http://www.welcometonightvale.com/books/ Credits: Joseph Fink (host), John Darnielle (host), Christy Gressman (producer), Grant Stewart (editor), Vincent Cacchione (mixer). Rob Wilson (logo). Produced by Night Vale Presents in collaboration with Merge Records and the Mountain Goats.http://ionlylistentothemountaingoats.comhttp://www.nightvalepresents.com

38mins

12 Oct 2017

Rank #19

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Alice Isn't Dead Novel Excerpt 1

An excerpt from the Alice Isn’t Dead novel, read by Jasika Nicole. We’ll be posting excerpts from the audiobook every two weeks leading up to the release of the novel on October 30, and we’ll be posting something very special on the novel release date, so stay tuned. You can pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel here, and check out our 17-city book tour, including an LA stop featuring Jasika Nicole and Disparition, right here. Check out aliceisntdead.com for more information about our show.

7mins

12 Sep 2018

Rank #20