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Welcome to Night Vale

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Twice-monthly community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, where every conspiracy theory is true. Turn on your radio and hide. Never listened before? It's an ongoing radio show. Start with the current episode, and you'll catch on in no time. Or, go right to Episode 1 if you wanna binge-listen.

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Twice-monthly community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, where every conspiracy theory is true. Turn on your radio and hide. Never listened before? It's an ongoing radio show. Start with the current episode, and you'll catch on in no time. Or, go right to Episode 1 if you wanna binge-listen.

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And this is an out standing podcast

By Prettypsych - May 18 2020
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This podcast just keeps getting better and better!

I’ve heard the cries of the wind-scorpions

By Matt from Monster Island - May 18 2020
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And they all ask, “WHERE’S THE BEEF?!”

iTunes Ratings

21853 Ratings
Average Ratings
20264
712
335
189
353

And this is an out standing podcast

By Prettypsych - May 18 2020
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This podcast just keeps getting better and better!

I’ve heard the cries of the wind-scorpions

By Matt from Monster Island - May 18 2020
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And they all ask, “WHERE’S THE BEEF?!”
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Welcome to Night Vale

Latest release on Jul 02, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail about 1 month ago

Rank #1: 162 - Alpha

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Amelia Anna Alfaro was always the best at everything. (Part 1 of 5)

Weather: “Skinchanger” by Skeptic
skepticdeath.bandcamp.com

Just announced: our 13-city book tour for The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home! Come see Joseph and Jeffrey out on the road this spring. Plus, we’re sending out exclusive patches and an art print to folks who pre-order the novel! Check out all of the details on our website:
http://www.welcometonightvale.com/books/

Our 2020 World Tour has a name: “The Haunting of Night Vale.” Our host, Cecil, and his beautiful scientist husband Carlos are building a new house for themselves, but strange occurrences and ghostly encounters are plaguing the construction process. It's probably nothing. After all, how could a house be haunted before it's even done being built? Get your tickets today:
http://welcometonightvale.com/live

Music: Disparition
http://disparition.info

Logo: Rob Wilson
http://robwilsonwork.com

Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. 
http://welcometonightvale.com

Follow us on TwitterFacebook, or Instagram.

Check out our bookslive showsstoremembership program, and official recap show.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. 
http://nightvalepresents.com

Feb 15 2020

26mins

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Rank #2: 131 - Brought To You By Kellogg's

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This episode, and also your life, and every life on this and every world, and this entire universe, brought to you by Kellogg's.

Weather: “Standard Deviation” by Danny Schmidt
http://dannyschmidt.com

Our membership program is now on Patreon! Become a Night Vale Scout to help support the show and get cool rewards like behind-the-scenes videos, Director’s Notes, and bonus episodes.
https://www.patreon.com/welcometonightvale

Don’t miss our 2018 / 2019 World Tour, coming to over 40 cities across North America, the UK, and Europe! All tickets on sale now!
http://www.welcometonightvale.com/live

PodCon 2 will be in Seattle on January 19-20, 2019! Check out our Indiegogo campaign, where you can show your support and get cool things like remote attendance, a pizza party with the founders and guests, and more.
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/podcon-2-community

New on the store: a Night Vale Community College back-to-school pack, featuring necessities like pencils, erasers, and a slap bracelet.
https://topatoco.com/collections/wtnv

Music: Disparition
http://disparition.info

Logo: Rob Wilson
http://robwilsonwork.com

Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. 
http://welcometonightvale.com

Follow us on Twitter @NightValeRadio or Facebook.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. 
http://nightvalepresents.com

Aug 01 2018

26mins

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Rank #3: 133 - Are You Sure?

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Is this the first time you’ve heard me say this? Are you sure?

Weather from Caged Animals' new album Escape Artist:
https://cagedanimals.bandcamp.com

Don’t miss our 2018 / 2019 World Tour, coming to over 40 cities across North America, the UK, and Europe! All tickets on sale now!
http://www.welcometonightvale.com/live

ALL HAIL recording available now on iTunes and Bandcamp! Over an hour of brand new material, never-before-heard on the podcast. Join our Patreon for exclusive bonus tracks featuring Earl Harlan, Dana Cardinal, Melony Pennington, and Dylan Marron as Carlos the Scientist.

Music: Disparition
http://disparition.info

Logo: Rob Wilson
http://robwilsonwork.com

Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. 
http://welcometonightvale.com

Follow us on Twitter @NightValeRadio or Facebook.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. 
http://nightvalepresents.com

Sep 01 2018

12mins

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Rank #4: 132 - Bedtime Story

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There once was a boy who wanted to know everything.

Weather: “Bad Friend” by Cheese On Bread
http://cheeseonbread.com/

ALL HAIL recording available now on iTunes and Bandcamp! Over an hour of brand new material, never-before-heard on the podcast. Join our Patreon for exclusive bonus tracks featuring Earl Harlan, Dana Cardinal, Melony Pennington, and Dylan Marron as Carlos the Scientist.

Don’t miss our 2018 / 2019 World Tour, coming to over 40 cities across North America, the UK, and Europe! All tickets on sale now!
http://www.welcometonightvale.com/live

PodCon 2 will be in Seattle on January 19-20, 2019! Check out our Indiegogo campaign, where you can show your support and get cool things like remote attendance, a pizza party with the founders and guests, and more.
https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/podcon-2-community

Music: Disparition
http://disparition.info

Logo: Rob Wilson
http://robwilsonwork.com

Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. 
http://welcometonightvale.com

Follow us on Twitter @NightValeRadio or Facebook.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. 
http://nightvalepresents.com

Aug 15 2018

23mins

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Rank #5: 159 - Cat Show

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It’s time for the annual Cat Show.

Weather: “Fuzzy Disco” by Talkie
https://talkie.bandcamp.com

Mara Wilson is reprising her role as the Faceless Old Woman for the audiobook version of our upcoming novel, The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives In Your Home! On-sale March 24, 2020 – pre-order today!
http://www.welcometonightvale.com/books/

Don’t forget: the holidays are right around the corner. They are lurking just out of sight. Find weird and beautiful holiday gifts for the weird and beautiful people in your life at our store:
https://topatoco.com/collections/wtnv

Music: Disparition
http://disparition.info

Logo: Rob Wilson
http://robwilsonwork.com

Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. 
http://welcometonightvale.com

Follow us on TwitterFacebook, or Instagram.

Check out our bookslive showsstoremembership program, and official recap show.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. 
http://nightvalepresents.com

Dec 01 2019

26mins

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Rank #6: 160 - The Weather

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And now... the weather.

Sports: “Suspension of Disbelief” by Victory Soul Orchestra
https://victorysoulorchestra.com

It’s not too late to get holiday gifts from our store, but soon it will be. Grab a holiday sweater, tarot deck, ornaments, and more weird and beautiful gifts at TopatoCo:
https://topatoco.com/collections/wtnv

Another great last minute holiday gift? Tickets to our 2020 World Tour! Tickets now on sale in over 50 cities across North America and Europe:
http://welcometonightvale.com/live

Music: Disparition
http://disparition.info

Logo: Rob Wilson
http://robwilsonwork.com

Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. 
http://welcometonightvale.com

Follow us on TwitterFacebook, or Instagram.

Check out our bookslive showsstoremembership program, and official recap show.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. 
http://nightvalepresents.com

Dec 15 2019

23mins

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Rank #7: 3 - Station Management

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It's contract renewal time with station management, and negotiations get tricky. Plus, a new city litter initiative, books stop working, and a creeping fear comes to town!

Weather: "Bill & Annie" by Chuck Brodsky, chuckbrodsky.com

Music: Disparition, disparition.info

Logo: Rob Wilson, silastom.com

Produced by Night Vale Presents. Written by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. More Info: welcometonightvale.com, and follow @NightValeRadio on Twitter or Facebook.

Jul 15 2012

20mins

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Rank #8: 124 – A Door Ajar Part 1

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There's been a drowning at the Pancake House.

This episode was co-written with Brie Williams.

Weather: “Lake Full of Regrets” by Devine Carama featuring River Greene and Devin Roberts from the album Kingtucky.
https://devinecarama.bandcamp.com

ADDED USA TOUR DATES of "All Hail" (Apr 2018). 
http://welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows

Music: Disparition
http://disparition.info

Logo: Rob Wilson
http://robwilsonwork.com

Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. 
http://welcometonightvale.com

Follow us on Twitter @NightValeRadio or Facebook.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. 
http://nightvalepresents.com

Mar 15 2018

23mins

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Rank #9: 158 - The Battle for Time

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There may have been a few consequences from our attempt to live forever. Oops.

The voice of Kasper Rhodes is Rob Neill.

Weather: “Sugar Neighbors” by Dane Terry
https://www.thedaneterry.com

Just announced: our 2020 World Tour! Our brand new live show is going to over 50 cities across North America and Europe! Tickets go on sale next Friday, November 22. Pre-sale for $10+ members starts November 18. More details:
http://www.welcometonightvale.com/live/

Don’t forget: the holidays are right around the corner. They are lurking just out of sight. Find weird and beautiful holiday gifts for the weird and beautiful people in your life at our store:
https://topatoco.com/collections/wtnv

Music: Disparition
http://disparition.info

Logo: Rob Wilson
http://robwilsonwork.com

Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. 
http://welcometonightvale.com

Follow us on TwitterFacebook, or Instagram.

Check out our bookslive showsstoremembership program, and official recap show.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. 
http://nightvalepresents.com

Nov 15 2019

25mins

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Rank #10: 91 - The 12:37

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The 12:37 train has arrived. Plus, a crowd gathers on Somerset and the return of Laser Tag.

This episode was co-written with James Moran.

Weather: "Windows" by Angel Olsen (angelolsen.com)

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. More Info: welcometonightvale.com, and follow @NightValeRadio on Twitter or Facebook.

Aug 01 2016

25mins

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Rank #11: 157 - The Promise of Time

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We're all going to live forever and there are no downsides or hidden consequences.

The voice of Kasper Rhodes is Rob Neill.

Weather: “Good Intentions, Bad Advice” by Nicky Flowers
https://nickyflowers.bandcamp.com

New for the holidays – a brand new tarot card deck by Jessica Hayworth and a new limited edition sweater by Rob Wilson, plus tree ornaments and cards:
https://topatoco.com/collections/wtnv

Our final performances of A SPY IN THE DESERT are happening right now. Don’t miss your last chance to see this thrilling and hilarious live show:
http://www.welcometonightvale.com/live/

Music: Disparition
http://disparition.info

Logo: Rob Wilson
http://robwilsonwork.com

Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. 
http://welcometonightvale.com

Follow us on TwitterFacebook, or Instagram.

Check out our bookslive showsstoremembership program, and official recap show.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. 
http://nightvalepresents.com

Nov 01 2019

23mins

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Rank #12: 111 - Summer 2017, Night Vale, USA

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Everything is the same. Everything is different.

Weather: "Andromeda" by Airospace soundcloud.com/spairoace or on Spotify

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. More Info: welcometonightvale.com, and follow @NightValeRadio on Twitter or Facebook.

Aug 01 2017

22mins

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Rank #13: 120 - All Smiles' Eve

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A happy celebration of a happy holiday story from a desert otherworld.

The voice of Kevin was Kevin R. Free.

The voice of Lauren was Lauren Sharpe.

Weather: "Fast Talker" by aj & the good intentions http://ajandthegoodintentions.bandcamp.com/

Music for this episode: Joseph Fink, josephfink.bandcamp.com.

Music for other episodes: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. More Info: welcometonightvale.com, and follow @NightValeRadio on Twitter or Facebook.

Dec 15 2017

20mins

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Rank #14: 127 – A Matter of Blood Part 1

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The battle for the soul of Dana Cardinal begins.

The voice of Dana Cardinal is Jasika Nicole.

Weather: “J'Accuse” by Mucca Pazza.
http://www.muccapazza.com

Night Vale Presents Birthday Party, June 8th at the Bell House in New York City. Tickets on sale now.
http://www.welcometonightvale.com/live

Brand new pins, bumper stickers, t-shirts and more in our store.
https://topatoco.com/collections/wtnv

Music: Disparition
http://disparition.info

Logo: Rob Wilson
http://robwilsonwork.com

Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. 
http://welcometonightvale.com

Follow us on Twitter @NightValeRadio or Facebook.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. 
http://nightvalepresents.com

May 01 2018

22mins

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Rank #15: 112 - Citizen Spotlight

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Let's profile a randomly selected citizen.

This episode was co-written with Brie Williams.

Weather: "Try Try Try" by Rachael Sage rachaelsage.com.

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. More Info: welcometonightvale.com, and follow @NightValeRadio on Twitter or Facebook.

Aug 15 2017

22mins

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Rank #16: 142 - UFO Sighting Reports

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We start today, as we often do, with the latest UFO sighting reports in the community.

Weather: "Color TV” by Answering Machine
https://answeringmachine.bandcamp.com

Our tour of A Spy in the Desert continues this month across US! Get your tickets here: http://www.welcometonightvale.com/live/

Coming in May 2019: Volumes 3 and 4 of the Welcome to Night Vale Episode Collections! For more info and to pre-order: http://www.welcometonightvale.com/books/

Music: Disparition
http://disparition.info

Logo: Rob Wilson
http://robwilsonwork.com

Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. 
http://welcometonightvale.com

Follow us on Twitter @NightValeRadio or Facebook.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. 
http://nightvalepresents.com

Feb 15 2019

23mins

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Rank #17: 110 - Matryoshka

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There are glowing arrows in the sky.

The voice of Steve Carlsberg is Hal Lublin.

Weather: "Everyone I Know Will Die" by Four Eyes https://foureyesathens.bandcamp.com/

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. More Info: welcometonightvale.com, and follow @NightValeRadio on Twitter or Facebook.

Jun 15 2017

33mins

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Rank #18: 114 - Council Member Flynn, Part 1

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The City Council deals with a crime spree in their own City Council way. (Part 1 of 3)

Weather: "Song For Myself" by Bears with Eagle Arms bearswitheaglearms.com

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. More Info: welcometonightvale.com, and follow @NightValeRadio on Twitter or Facebook.

Sep 15 2017

22mins

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Rank #19: 92 - If He Had Lived

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This week is National Alternate History Week. Plus an update on the Beatrix Lohman Memorial Meditation Zone, a warning from the National Weather Service, and Children's Fun Fact Science Corner.

Weather: "Opposite House" by Cass McCombs (cassmccombs.com)

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

Produced by Night Vale Presents. Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. More Info: welcometonightvale.com, and follow @NightValeRadio on Twitter or Facebook.

Aug 15 2016

24mins

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Rank #20: 4 - PTA Meeting

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Last night's PTA meeting accidentally opens a rift in spacetime, and Night Vale faces the consequences. Plus, changes afoot at the Night Vale Daily Journal, controversy at Radon Canyon, and our annual high school football preview!

Weather: "Closer" by The Tiny, thetiny.net

Music: Disparition, disparition.info

Logo: Rob Wilson, silastom.com

Produced by Night Vale Presents. Written by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. More Info: welcometonightvale.com, and follow @NightValeRadio on Twitter or Facebook.

Aug 01 2012

23mins

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