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Welcome to Night Vale

Night Vale Presents, Welcome to Night Vale
242 episodes

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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The First Ten Years, Year 5: 2014

A sometimes hilarious, occasionally heartbreaking, and always entertaining joint memoir by Joseph Fink, cocreator of Welcome to Night Vale, and his wife, writer and performer Meg Bashwiner, chronicling the first ten years of their relationship from both sides. There are two sides to every love st…

187 - Citizen Spotlight: The Spire

Between meters 183 and 207 of the Brown Stone Spire, artist Saad Ibrahim chisels ancient verses in long-forgotten alphabets. Weather: “Euridice“ by HEATHERS, https://heathers-mtl.bandcamp.com/ Transcript available at http://welcometonightvale.com/transcripts Live Stream of ALL HAIL May 15. …

The First Ten Years, Year 1: 2009

A sometimes hilarious, occasionally heartbreaking, and always entertaining joint memoir by Joseph Fink, cocreator of Welcome to Night Vale, and his wife, writer and performer Meg Bashwiner, chronicling the first ten years of their relationship from both sides. There are two sides to every love st…

186 - The Many Lives of Frank Chen

Frank Chen is back. Good as new! The voice of Melony is Molly Quinn Weather: “Movie Night“ by Jonah Myers, https://jonahmyers.bandcamp.com/ Transcript available at http://welcometonightvale.com/transcripts Pre-order YOU FEEL IT JUST BELOW THE RIBS by Jeffrey Cranor & Janina Matthewson h…

185 - Fair

The librarians have escaped during the first annual Book Fair. Weather: “I Will” by Emischramm https://emischramm.bandcamp.com/ The voice of Tamika Flynn is Symphony Sanders. Transcript available at http://welcometonightvale.com/transcripts Pre-order The First Ten Years: Two Sides of the …

184 - The Fog

A dense fog seeps through town. Weather: “Hall of Fame” by Mission from Dog http://missionfromdog.com/ Transcript available at http://welcometonightvale.com/transcripts Pre-order The First Ten Years: Two Sides of the Same Love Story by Meg Bashwiner & Joseph Fink http://tinyurl.com/firstten…

183 - The Nephilim

Hurrah, hurrah, the Nephilim approach. Weather: “Witchcraft” by Graveyard Club http://graveyardclub.com Transcript available at http://welcometonightvale.com/transcripts Pre-order The First Ten Years: Two Sides of the Same Love Story by Joseph Fink & Meg Bashwiner https://www.oblongbooks.co…

182 - It Sticks With You

A memorable trip into the woods Weather: “We Perform a Service Here” by Joseph Fink, https://josephfink.bandcamp.com/ Transcript available at http://welcometonightvale.com/transcripts Patreon is how we exist in this plague year! If you can, please help us keep making this show: http://patre…

181 - C****s

Legalize c****s! Weather: “Whatever Happened to Jim Crow“ by Black Guy Fawkes https://blackguyfawkesmusic.bandcamp.com/ Transcript available at http://welcometonightvale.com/transcripts LiveStream Feb 11: The Investigators Tickets: http://www.welcometonightvale.com/live Patreon is how we …

The First Ten Years: Two Sides of the Same Love Story

Joseph and Meg are here to tell you about their new memoir that they co-wrote called The First Ten Years: Two Sides of the Same Love Story. It’s a memoir about being two kids in love, and then suddenly having a touring live show based on a weird fiction podcast and traveling around the world togeth…

180 - U-View

The Mahalla Family would like their VHS copy of Heat back. Weather: “Prodigal“ by David Wirsig https://davidwirsig.bandcamp.com/ Transcript available at http://welcometonightvale.com/transcripts LiveStream Double Feature on Dec 17: All Smiles’ Eve & A Blood Stone Carol. Tickets: http://www.…

179 - First Snow

The first snow (ever) is falling in Night Vale. Weather: “Modern Fear“ by Marble Season https://marbleseason.bandcamp.com/ Transcript available at http://welcometonightvale.com/transcripts LiveStream Double Feature on Dec 17: All Smiles’ Eve & A Blood Stone Carol. Tickets: http://www.welcom…

178 - Rattlesnake Rest

Rattlesnake Rest cemetery is full, and you know what that means. This episode was co-written with Brie Williams. Weather: “Hands Like Helios“ by Crystal Eyes http://crystalofficial.com/ Transcript available at http://welcometonightvale.com/transcripts Patreon is how we exist in this plague …

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 availabl…

176 - The Autumn Specter

It's the perfect time of year for getting candy, telling spooky stories, and fearing a soul-reaping, malevolent spirit. Weather: “Welterweight” by Nels Andrews. https://nelsandrews.bandcamp.com/ Livestream of GHOST STORIES on October 29: https://noonchorus.com/welcome-to-night-vale/ Transcri…

175 - The October Monologues

It is October, and, once again, something is different. The voice of The Faceless Old Woman is Mara Wilson. The voice of Michelle Nguyen is Kate Jones. The voice of Steve Carlsberg is Hal Lublin. Weather: It varies, depending on where you are and when. Livestream of GHOST STORIES on October 29…

174 - Radio Jupiter

There appears to be some interference in our transmission. Please standby. Weather: “The Faded Red and Blue” by David Berkeley http://davidberkeley.com/ Livestream of THE SANDSTORM on September 24: https://noonchorus.com/welcome-to-night-vale/ Transcript available at http://welcometonightva…

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://welc…

172 - Return of the Obelisk

The obelisk is back, and it will answer one question, and one question only. Weather: “Pros and Cons” by Sugar & the Mint https://www.sugarandthemint.com/ Livestream of THE LIBRARIAN on Aug 20: https://noonchorus.com/welcome-to-night-vale/ Black Lives Matter. Donate where you can to support …

171 - Go to the Mirror?

Have you ever looked at yourself? Truly looked at yourself? Weather: “Flower Lane” by Funbearable https://funbearable.bandcamp.com/ Livestream of THE LIBRARIAN on Aug 20: https://noonchorus.com/welcome-to-night-vale/ Black Lives Matter. Donate where you can to support social justice initiati…

Announcement: CONDOS Livestream on July 9

A Welcome to Night Vale live performance of our 2013 hit show CONDOS… Thursday July 9 at 8pm ET Tickets are pay-what-you-can starting at $5. https://noonchorus.com/welcome-to-night-vale/ The show features: Cecil Baldwin, Dylan Marron, Meg Bashwiner, Symphony Sanders, Mara Wilson, and Disparitio…

170 - To the Family and Friends

To the family and friends of Intern Victor, we extend our condolences Weather: “A List for Spring” by Joseph Fink https://josephfink.bandcamp.com/ Black Lives Matter. Donate where you can to support social justice initiatives: https://www.thecut.com/2020/05/george-floyd-protests-how-to-help-wh…

169 - The Whittler

An old man sits on the steps of the old General Store whistling a lonesome tune. Weather: “Embroidery Stars” by Carrie Elkin http://carrieelkin.com/ Black Lives Matter. Donate where you can to support social justice initiatives: https://www.thecut.com/2020/05/george-floyd-protests-how-to-help-…

168 - Secret Blotter

For the first time ever, the Sheriff's Secret Police has made their blotter public. Guest writer: Brie Williams Weather: “Best Friends” by Curtains: https://curtains.bandcamp.com/ If you can, please support our Patreon: http://patreon.com/welcometonightvale/ Rescheduled tour dates for 2020…

167 - Echo

The pilot has arrived, and so have his passengers. (Part 5 of 5) Weather: “The Stolen Century” by Ellen Beizer: http://ellenclairebeizer.com/ If you can, please support our Patreon: http://patreon.com/welcometonightvale/ Rescheduled tour dates for 2020: http://www.welcometonightvale.com/li…

166 - Delta

The passengers have been found, or rather, they have found us. (Part 4 of 5) Weather: “A Prayer for the Sane” by Danny Schmidt http://dannyschmidt.com Rescheduled tour dates for 2020: http://www.welcometonightvale.com/live/ Our third novel, The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your H…

165 - Charlie

Nothing about Charles Rainier's average New England upbringing indicated he would one day be standing in the middle of a desert searching for fugitives from his own Asylum. (Part 3 of 5) Weather: “Breathe” by Tanja Daub http://tanjadaub.bandcamp.com We have rescheduled tour dates and an added L…

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 .

News about books and tours, and "Our Plague Year"

Joseph has a few things to chat about with you, and then we present the first episode of our new show, Our Plague Year. Introducing a new kind of current events podcast. An island in a storm of bad headlines. An experiment in public anxiety. Let's get through this year together. Subscribe at htt…

164 - The Faceless Old Woman (Live)

A brief intermission of our 5-part series about the missing flight, we bring you a brand new story from The Faceless Old Woman. Live in LA at Largo. Our third novel, The Faceless Old Woman Who Secretly Lives in Your Home, comes out on March 24! Pre-order today to get cool, exclusive patches and ar…