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Welcome to Night Vale

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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Bonus: Excerpt 2 from "The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home"

An excerpt (read by Mara Wilson) of Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor's new novel The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives In Your Home. Out today… wherever you get books, or order from some fantastic independent book stores: http://welcometonightvale.com/books.

12mins

24 Mar 2020

Rank #1

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130 - A Story About Us

This is a story about us, said the man on the radio, and we were pleased, because we always wanted to hear about ourselves on the radio. Weather: “Space and Time” by Joseph Fink https://josephfink.bandcamp.com Just announced: Welcome to Night Vale World Tour 2018 / 2019. Our brand new live show is coming to over 40 cities across North America, the UK, and Europe. Tickets on sale June 22, member pre-sale June 20. 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 Twitter @NightValeRadio or Facebook. Produced by Night Vale Presents.  http://nightvalepresents.com

25mins

15 Jun 2018

Rank #2

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112 - Citizen Spotlight

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.

22mins

15 Aug 2017

Rank #3

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113 - Niecelet

There's a new member of the family. This episode was co-written with Dessa. (@dessadarling) 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.

22mins

1 Sep 2017

Rank #4

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173 - The Hundred Year Play

After a century of continuous performance, the Hundred Year Play is nearing its final scene. Weather: “Shallow Eyes” by Brad Bensko https://www.bradbenskomusic.com/ Livestream of THE SANDSTORM on September 24: https://noonchorus.com/welcome-to-night-vale/ Transcript available at http://welcometonightvale.com/transcripts You can also support the Night Vale Patreon, to help us keep making this show: http://patreon.com/welcometonightvale/ Rescheduled tour dates for 2020: http://www.welcometonightvale.com/live/ Our third novel, The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home, is out now: http://www.welcometonightvale.com/books/ Music: Disparition http://disparition.bandcamp Logo: Rob Wilson http://robwilsonwork.com Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. http://welcometonightvale.com Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Check out our books, live shows, store, membership program, and official recap show. Produced by Night Vale Presents. http://nightvalepresents.com

22mins

1 Sep 2020

Rank #5

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160 - The Weather

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 Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Check out our books, live shows, store, membership program, and official recap show. Produced by Night Vale Presents.  http://nightvalepresents.com

23mins

15 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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13 - A Story About You.

You listen to a podcast. You check the episode description to see what is in store this time. It is a different kind of description than you are used to. You suspect the episode will be a different kind of episode than you are used to. You listen. Weather: "You Don't Know" by Mount Moon. mountmoon.bandcamp.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.

25mins

15 Dec 2012

Rank #7

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98 - Flight

It is Execution Day. Weather: "Icarus" by Sims (doomtree.net/sims) 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.

24mins

15 Nov 2016

Rank #8

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35 - Lazy Day

It's a totally lazy day in Night Vale. Feeling really tired. Increasingly tired. Here's some news, I guess: updates on the Summer Reading Program, the Brown Stone Spire, and a delicious new cereal on the market. Just so lazy. Everything slowing down. Weather: "Mijn Manier" by Brainpower, youtube.com/mcbrainpower. 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.

27mins

15 Nov 2013

Rank #9

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92 - If He Had Lived

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.

24mins

15 Aug 2016

Rank #10

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Bonus Episode 5 - Excerpt from the novel

An excerpt from the audiobook of the Welcome to Night Vale novel, narrated by Cecil Baldwin. Order WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE: A NOVEL: welcometonightvale.com, click on books. Music: Disparition, disparition.info. Book Cover Design: 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.

24mins

15 Jul 2015

Rank #11

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124 – A Door Ajar Part 1

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

23mins

15 Mar 2018

Rank #12

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122 - A Story of Love and Horror, Part 2: "Spire"

A story of love and horror. Part 2 of 3. Weather: “Fire Drills” by Dessa http://doomtree.net/ 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

23mins

15 Feb 2018

Rank #13

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49 - Old Oak Doors Part B

Night Vale begins its revolt against StrexCorp, and old oak doors are opening all over town. Good things are coming through. Terrible things are coming through. Also there's a mayoral election. Second of a two-part episode. This episode was recorded live at The Town Hall in NYC on June 4, 2014. Guest Voices (part 2): Hal Lublin, Kevin R. Free, Jasika Nicole, Symphony Sanders, Dylan Marron, Jackson Publick, and Mara Wilson Weather: “Call Off Your Ghost” by Dessa, featuring Aby Wolf and Paper Tiger (dessa.bandcamp.com) Live Music: Disparition, disparition.info, featuring Jon Bernstein, Deepthi Welaratna, Valerie Evering, and Mari Yamamoto 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.

43mins

1 Jul 2014

Rank #14

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157 - The Promise of Time

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 Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Check out our books, live shows, store, membership program, and official recap show. Produced by Night Vale Presents.  http://nightvalepresents.com

23mins

1 Nov 2019

Rank #15

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36 - Missing

An urgent call to all listeners as 13-year-old Tamika Flynn has gone missing. Plus another edition of Children's Fun Fact Science Corner, breaking traffic news, and the Community Calendar. Weather: "Peanuts" by Sam 'n Ash, http://samnash.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.

27mins

1 Dec 2013

Rank #16

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34 - A Beautiful Dream

The Wallaby family successfully lobbies the School Board to finally allow a computer in school to help their daughter Megan. Plus, a concert from Dark Owl Records and Amnesty Day at the public library. This episode was co-written with Zack Parsons. Weather: “Better Go!” by Mal Blum http://www.malblum.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.

27mins

1 Nov 2013

Rank #17

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177 - Bloody Laws, Bloody Claws: The Murder of Frank Chen

The final episode of the true crime podcast “Bloody Laws, Bloody Claws: The Murder of Frank Chen” The voice of The Faceless Old Woman is Mara Wilson. The voice of Carlos is Dylan Marron. Weather: “The Ghost Who Wasn’t There“ by A Sunday Fire http://asundayfire.bandcamp.com Transcript available at http://welcometonightvale.com/transcripts You can also support the Night Vale Patreon, to help us keep making this show: http://patreon.com/welcometonightvale/ Rescheduled tour dates for 2020: http://www.welcometonightvale.com/live/ Our third novel, The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home, is out now: http://www.welcometonightvale.com/books/ Music: Disparition http://disparition.bandcamp.com Logo: Rob Wilson http://robwilsonwork.com Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. http://welcometonightvale.com Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Check out our books, live shows, store, membership program, and official recap show. Produced by Night Vale Presents. http://nightvalepresents.com

20mins

1 Nov 2020

Rank #18

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60 - Water Failure

The water isn't working at the radio station, which is super annoying. Oh, also it seems the sun is multiplying. Plus, a college football update, a request for some time off, and controversy with the local TV news. The voice of the phone tree was Erica Livingston and Christopher Loar. The voice of Lacy was Flor De Liz Perez. Weather: "Just Like My Heart" by Fault Lines (wearefaultlines.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 or YouTube.

27mins

15 Jan 2015

Rank #19

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123 - A Story of Love and Horror, Part 3: "Frances"

A story of love and horror. Part 3 of 3. Weather: “Pieces and Pieces” by The Rough and Tumble http://theroughandtumble.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

24mins

1 Mar 2018

Rank #20