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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 ...Show More

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2 - Glow Cloud

21:25 | Jul 1st, 2012

A mysterious, glowing cloud makes its way across Night Vale. Plus, new Boy Scouts hierarchy, community events calendar, and a PTA bake sale for a great cause! Weather: "The Bus is Late" by Satellite High, satellite-high.com Music: Disparition, dispar...Show More

1 - Pilot

22:41 | Jun 15th, 2012

Pilot Episode. A new dog park opens in Night Vale. Carlos, a scientist, visits and discovers some interesting things. Seismic things. Plus, a helpful guide to surveillance helicopter-spotting. Weather: "These and More Than These" by Joseph Fink Music...Show More

3 - Station Management

22:10 | Jul 15th, 2012

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,...Show More

7 - History Week

26:12 | Sep 15th, 2012

Learn about the storied history of Night Vale during this special week's celebration. Plus, psychological assaults on tourists, highway construction announcements, and metal detectors in schools! Weather: "Despite What You've Been Told" by Two Gallan...Show More

6 - The Drawbridge

24:00 | Sep 1st, 2012

The city faces extensive delays in the revitalization of the Old Town Drawbridge. Plus, time for another pledge drive, changes afoot at the Night Vale Daily Journal, and good news for radio controlled airplane hobbyists! Weather: "Aye" by Dio, diomus...Show More

5 - The Shape in Grove Park

22:20 | Aug 15th, 2012

A protest against the removal of the Shape In Grove Park That No One Acknowledges Or Speaks About. Plus, changes to the school curriculum, a growing tarantula problem in town, and musical auditions! Weather: "Jerusalem" by Dan Bern, danbern.com Music...Show More

4 - PTA Meeting

25:22 | Aug 1st, 2012

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" b...Show More

142 - UFO Sighting Reports

24:22 | Feb 15th

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 h...Show More

124 – A Door Ajar Part 1

25:01 | Mar 15th, 2018

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 ADD...Show More

121 - A Story of Love and Horror, Part 1: "Barks"

22:49 | Feb 1st, 2018

A story of love and horror. Part 1 of 3. Weather: "Riches and Wonders" by Eliza Rickman & Jherek Bischoff http://elizarickman.com/ & http://jherekbischoff.com ADDED USA TOUR DATES of "All Hail" (Apr 2018). Plus shows in Australia (Feb 2018) http:/...Show More

120 - All Smiles' Eve

22:53 | Dec 15th, 2017

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/ New US ...Show More

70B - Review

29:09 | Jun 15th, 2015

A review of opening night at the new Old Night Vale Opera House. Weather: "Align" by Aby Wolf (abywolf.bandcamp.com). Music: Disparition, disparition.info. Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Produced by Night Vale Presents. Written by Joseph Fink &...Show More

27 - First Date

29:59 | Jul 15th, 2013

Cecil tries to convey the important news of the day, including delivery of some mysterious crates in the desert, a new library expansion, and the annual Bluegrass Festival, but he has a more pressing issue on his mind. Weather: "Team the Best Team" b...Show More

14 - The Man in the Tan Jacket

26:01 | Jan 1st, 2013

A stranger comes to town with a briefcase and an unmemorable face. Plus, controversy with the Daily Journal, another segment of Children's Fun Fact Science Corner, and new security footage from the bowling alley. Support the show by going to BlueApro...Show More

13 - A Story About You.

26:28 | Dec 15th, 2012

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. We...Show More

12 - The Candidate

24:57 | Dec 1st, 2012

The search for a dangerous fugitive finally comes to an end, but he's gaining some unexpected popularity. Plus, what to do about those noisy sunsets, City Council rejects "breath entitlements," and more issues with Santa Claus at the Night Vale mall....Show More

11 - Wheat & Wheat By-Products

22:04 | Nov 15th, 2012

An important announcement from the Night Vale Council for Commerce to regularly consume wheat & wheat by-products. Plus, the dangers of discount bloodstones, property taxes going up, and changes afoot in our health insurance policies! Weather: "Cigar...Show More

10 - Feral Dogs

26:29 | Nov 1st, 2012

A roving pack of feral dogs terrorizes Night Vale. Plus, a new installment of Community Health Tips, the Fireperson Appreciation Parade, and free admission day at the Museum of Forbidden Technologies! Weather: "i Know This:" by Rachel Kann. rachelka...Show More

9 - "PYRAMID"

25:10 | Oct 15th, 2012

A large, philosophical pyramid appears in town, announcing several messages, but is it what it seems? Plus, best practices for regular skin-checks, an update on the levitating cat, and whatever happened to that vile barber? Weather: "Last Song" by Ja...Show More

8 - The Lights in Radon Canyon

25:07 | Oct 1st, 2012

Mysterious lights and sounds are coming from Radon Canyon. Plus, tips on how to win the town lottery, our newest (incorporeal) School Board member, and the abandoned mineshaft finally gets HBO! Weather: "This Too Shall Pass" by Danny Schmidt. dannysc...Show More

141 - Save Dark Owl Records

24:17 | Feb 1st

Dark Owl Records hosts a fundraiser to save their store. This episode was co-written with Brie Williams. The voice of Michelle Nguyen was Kate Jones. The voice of Deb was Meg Bashwiner. The voice of Maureen was Maureen Johnson. Weather: "A Pale Su...Show More

140 - A Blood Stone Carol

25:16 | Dec 15th, 2018

A ghost story with no moral. Three spirits that will teach you nothing. Weather: “Draggin' Me Down” by Travis Love Benson featuring Yo! The Moon travislovebenson.com It’s not too late to get weird and beautiful gifts from the Welcome to Night Vale st...Show More

139 - The Birthday of Lee Marvin

24:22 | Dec 1st, 2018

Night Vale's most local and legendary local legend celebrates his 30th birthday. The voice of Lee Marvin was TL Thompson. Weather: “Impasse” by Juliana Finch https://music.julianafinch.com Dane Terry is joining our world tour of A Spy In The Deser...Show More

138 - Harvest Time

26:29 | Nov 15th, 2018

It is a time of reaping, sowing, and rebirth. This episode was co-written with Brie Williams. Weather: “Friend or Foe” by Low Power https://soundcloud.com/lowpowermusic Podcon 2 is coming back to Seattle next January! Don’t miss this incredible we...Show More

137 - The Mudstone Abyss Part 3

26:31 | Nov 1st, 2018

The mayor has a message for Desert Bluffs. The voice of Kevin was Kevin R. Free. The voice of Lauren was Lauren Sharpe. Weather: “Hymn #101” by Joe Pug http://joepugmusic.com Need a gift for the Night Vale fan in your life? We have a limited edit...Show More

A message from Joseph Fink

15:10 | Oct 30th, 2018

Joseph Fink, co-writer of Welcome to Night Vale, here with a special message about his new novel, Alice Isn’t Dead, a retelling and reimagining of the story from the podcast of the same name. The Alice Isn’t Dead novel is on sale now online and at y...Show More

Dreamboy, Episode One: Goodnight, Esmerelda

27:29 | Oct 23rd, 2018

A brand new fiction podcast from Night Vale Presents: Dreamboy . Dane, a spun-out musician spending the winter in Cleveland, Ohio, has two main goals: keeping his job at the Pepper Heights Zoo and trying not to waste all his time on Grindr. What he d...Show More

136 - The Mudstone Abyss Part 2

26:58 | Oct 15th, 2018

Not everything goes as planned. The voice of Kevin was Kevin R. Free. Weather: “She Left Without A Goodbye.” by Cerah https://soundcloud.com/cerahmusic Listen to our sixth bonus episode, featuring Cecil, Carlos, the Faceless Old Woman, Michelle Nguye...Show More

Adventures in New America: Episode One, The End

31:37 | Oct 3rd, 2018

A brand new fiction podcast from Night Vale Presents: ADVENTURES IN NEW AMERICA, the first sci-fi, political satire, Afrofuturistic buddy comedy, serialized for New Americans in a new and desperate time. To keep listening to Adventures in New America...Show More

135 - The Mudstone Abyss Part 1

26:00 | Oct 1st, 2018

A broadcast from an even friendlier desert community. Weather: “Living On Light” by Silo’s Choice https://siloschoice.bandcamp.com Our new live show, A Spy in the Desert, is on the road in North America right now! Don’t miss us in the U.S. this fal...Show More

134 - Fall Football Preview

26:16 | Sep 15th, 2018

A look at all the great kids, ghosts, and trees playing in our upcoming season. Weather: "Raising Helvetica" by Sims x Air Credits x ICETEP, sims.bandcamp.com Our 2018 / 2019 World Tour kicks off in Brooklyn next week! Don’t miss our new live show, A...Show More

133 - Are You Sure?

13:27 | Sep 1st, 2018

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 Eu...Show More

Bonus - Excerpt from All Hail

12:07 | Aug 23rd, 2018

An excerpt from our latest live show recording, All Hail, featuring Hal Lublin as Steve Carlsberg. Get the full recording on Bandcamp and iTunes. Get four exclusive bonus tracks from All Hail – featuring Wil Wheaton as Earl Harlan, Jasika Nicole as ...Show More

132 - Bedtime Story

25:59 | Aug 15th, 2018

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. J...Show More

131 - Brought To You By Kellogg's

28:41 | Aug 1st, 2018

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...Show More

The Summer of Night Vale Presents, Part 4

1:41:42 | Jul 27th, 2018

Welcome to the fourth and final week of the Summer of Night Vale Presents, a celebration and sampling of some of the shows across our network. This week, hear previews of two upcoming Night Vale Presents shows, and full episodes from The Orbiting Hum...Show More

The Summer of Night Vale Presents, Part 3

48:00 | Jul 20th, 2018

This is the Summer of Night Vale Presents, a celebration and sampling of some of the shows across our network. This week, we’re listening to special episodes of Alice Isn’t Dead and Sleep With Me. Alice Isn’t Dead is about a truck driver, played by ...Show More

The Summer of Night Vale Presents, Part 2

51:28 | Jul 13th, 2018

This is the Summer of Night Vale Presents, a celebration and sampling of some of the shows across our network. This week, we hear from two of our newest fiction shows, Pounded In The Butt By My Own Podcast and It Makes A Sound. Plus, an update on Wit...Show More

The Summer of Night Vale Presents, Part 1

1:04:42 | Jul 6th, 2018

Welcome to the Summer of Night Vale Presents, a celebration and sampling of some of the shows across our network. This week: a look at two of the non-fiction shows on our network, I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats and Conversations with People Who ...Show More

130 - A Story About Us

27:58 | Jun 15th, 2018

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 ...Show More

Good Morning Night Vale: Good Morning Pilot

56:25 | Jun 7th, 2018

A brand new podcast from Night Vale Presents: Good Morning Night Vale, the official Welcome to Night Vale recap show, hosted by cast members Meg Bashwiner, Symphony Sanders, and Hal Lublin. Each week, our hosts will do a deep dive into one episode of...Show More

129 - A Matter of Blood Part 3

27:52 | Jun 1st, 2018

The battle for the soul of Dana Cardinal comes to a close. The voice of Dana Cardinal is Jasika Nicole. Weather: “Mariposas” by Yva Las Vegass https://monikerrecordsss.bandcamp.com/album/i-was-born-in-a-place-of-sunshine-and-the-smell-of-ripe-mango...Show More

128 - A Matter of Blood Part 2

23:16 | May 15th, 2018

The battle for the soul of Dana Cardinal takes a turn. The voice of Dana Cardinal is Jasika Nicole. Weather: “Lemonade in the Shade” by Jeff Scroggins & Colorado http://jeffscrogginsandcolorado.com/ Night Vale Presents Birthday Party, June 8th at ...Show More

127 – A Matter of Blood Part 1

24:38 | May 1st, 2018

The battle for the soul of Dana Cardinal begins. 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 Friday, April 20. http://www.welcometonigh...Show More

126 – A Door Ajar Part 3

23:36 | Apr 15th, 2018

There's been an entire ocean in Old Town Night Vale. This episode was co-written with Brie Williams. Weather: “Clockwork Family” by Dan Warren. soundcloud.com/danwarren Night Vale Presents Birthday Party, June 8th at the Bell House in New York Cit...Show More

125 – A Door Ajar Part 2

26:13 | Apr 1st, 2018

There's been a shipwreck in the desert. This episode was co-written with Brie Williams. Weather: “Source Decay” by Holy Sons. https://www.holysons.com FINAL US & CANADA TOUR DATES of "All Hail" (Apr 2018).  http://welcometonightvale.com, click on ...Show More

Pounded in the Butt by My Own Podcast: Pounded in the Butt by My Own Butt, read by Cecil Baldwin

17:45 | Mar 14th, 2018

A new podcast from Night Vale Presents, and first in a series of Night Vale After Dark shows. Cecil Baldwin, the voice of Welcome to Night Vale, performs the classic tingler “Pounded in the Butt by My Own Butt” in front of a live audience. Written a...Show More

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

24:01 | Mar 1st, 2018

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 for this episode: Jo...Show More

I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats: Episode 10, Jeff Davis County Blues

51:01 | Feb 15th, 2018

We’re checking back in with our most recent episode of I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats to share with you what the show has become. Thanks for listening! “Jeff Davis County Blues” is a song with a particular meaning to Joseph's life. Julian Koste...Show More

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

24:16 | Feb 13th, 2018

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 for this episode: Joseph Fink http://josephfink....Show More

119 - eGemony, Part 3: "Love, Among Other Things, Is All You Need"

24:21 | Dec 1st, 2017

Part 3 of 3: You need love. You may also need other things. This episode was co-written with Glen David Gold. The voice of Hugh Jackman was Hunter Canning. Weather: "Turn Into It" by Jamey Browning soundcloud.com/james-browning-142333614 Plus, Live T...Show More

118 - eGemony, Part 2: "The Cavelands"

27:00 | Nov 15th, 2017

Part 2 of 3: A venture into the underground home of the baristas. This episode was co-written with Glen David Gold. Weather: "Glitter" by Charly Bliss charlybliss.com Plus, Live Tours of "All Hail" in the US and Australia/New Zealand (Nov 2017 - Feb ...Show More

117 - eGemony, Part 1: "Canadian Club"

24:15 | Nov 1st, 2017

Part 1 of 3: A case of Canadian Club has been hidden in Night Vale. This episode was co-written with Glen David Gold. The voice of Hugh Jackman was Hunter Canning. The voice of Missy Wilks was Lusia Strus. Weather: "Lost Everything" by Mary Epworth m...Show More

116 - Council Member Flynn, Part 3

23:52 | Oct 15th, 2017

A pep rally at the Night Vale Armory. (Part 3 of 3) Weather: "Animal Skin" by Bryan Dunn bryandunn.bandcamp.com/ The IT DEVOURS! US Book Tour (Oct & Nov 2017), featuring Joseph Fink, Jeffrey Cranor, and lots of special guests. Our second Night Vale N...Show More

115 - Council Member Flynn, Part 2

24:22 | Oct 1st, 2017

Councilwoman Flynn takes charge with help from Citizen Patrols. (Part 2 of 3) Weather: "TMI" by Josey joseyofficial.com Live Tours of "All Hail" in the US, Europe, and Australia/New Zealand (Oct 2017 - Feb 2018 Dates) welcometonightvale.com, click on...Show More

It Makes A Sound: Episode 1, Are You Listening?

32:27 | Sep 28th, 2017

A new podcast from Night Vale Presents. Subscribe now wherever you listen to podcasts.  A cassette tape from 1992 has been found in the attic… A Night Vale Presents production. Created and written by Jacquelyn Landgraf. Co-directed by Jacquelyn Landg...Show More

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

38:09 | Sep 28th, 2017

A new podcast from Night Vale Presents. 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...Show More

114 - Council Member Flynn, Part 1

31:31 | Sep 15th, 2017

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 Live Tours of "All Hail" in the US, Europe, and Australia/New Zealand (Sept 2017 - Feb 2...Show More

113 - Niecelet

33:05 | Sep 1st, 2017

There's a new member of the family. This episode was co-written with Dessa. (@dessadarling) Listen to the end for a sneak preview of the new season of "Within the Wires" by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Weather: "If We Live" by Disparition di...Show More

112 - Citizen Spotlight

55:39 | Aug 15th, 2017

Let's profile a randomly selected citizen. This episode was co-written with Brie Williams. Listen to the end for a complete episode of Night Vale Presents' newest podcast "Conversations With People Who Hate Me," by Dylan Marron. Weather: "Try Try Try...Show More

111 - Summer 2017, Night Vale, USA

23:57 | Aug 1st, 2017

Everything is the same. Everything is different. Weather: "Andromeda" by Airospace soundcloud.com/spairoace or on Spotify Live Tours of "All Hail" in the US, Europe, and Australia/New Zealand (Sept 2017 - Feb 2018 Dates) welcometonightvale.com, click...Show More

Conversations with People Who Hate Me: Episode 1, You're a Piece of Sh*t

29:31 | Jul 31st, 2017

Dylan Marron makes popular social justice videos on the internet, so he gets a lot of hate messages. In the first episode of this podcast, he speaks with Chris, a man who called Dylan “a piece of sh*t”... among many other things. A Night Vale Present...Show More

Bonus - An excerpt from the next Night Vale novel!

20:02 | Jul 15th, 2017

An excerpt from the audiobook of the second Welcome to Night Vale novel, IT DEVOURS!, narrated by Cecil Baldwin. Coming Oct 17, 2017. IT DEVOURS! is available now for presale (signed first editions available): welcometonightvale.com, click on books. ...Show More

New Podcast Teaser: CONVERSATIONS WITH PEOPLE WHO HATE ME

03:32 | Jul 11th, 2017

A brand new podcast from Dylan Marron (the voice of Carlos the Scientist) and Night Vale Presents: Conversations with People Who Hate Me.  Conversations with People Who Hate Me takes hateful conversations online and turns them into productive convers...Show More

Bonus - The Tragic Story of Louie Blasko

09:59 | Jul 1st, 2017

Jason Webley as Louie Blasko in "Ghost Stories," now available on iTunes and Bandcamp. Announcements of Summer and Fall US Tours, plus Autumn Europe Tour. welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows. The second Welcome to Night Vale Novel "It Devour...Show More

110 - Matryoshka

35:42 | Jun 15th, 2017

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/ NEW TOUR DATES of "All Hail" in the US this July and December, plus Europe in the ...Show More

109 - A Story About Huntokar

24:05 | Jun 1st, 2017

This is a story about Huntokar. The voice of Huntokar is Tina Parker. Weather: "Full Metal Black" by The Royal They theroyalthey.bandcamp.com "Ghost Stories" now available on iTunes and Bandcamp https://nightvale.bandcamp.com/album/ghost-stories-live...Show More

Bonus - PodCon and the 2nd Imaginary Symphony

25:19 | May 29th, 2017

A brand new podcast convention, by and for fans of podcasting. PodCon.com And don't miss the Orbiting Human Circus's between season, self-contained special presentation: The 2nd Imaginary Symphony. To hear the rest, subscribe to the Orbiting Human Ci...Show More

108 - Cal

26:49 | May 15th, 2017

A visitor arrives from a different reality. Weather: "Robert Frost" by Mal Blum malblum.com "Ghost Stories" now available on iTunes and Bandcamp https://nightvale.bandcamp.com/album/ghost-stories-live Night Vale Presents's 5th Birthday Party - June 2...Show More

Bonus - Ghost Stories

06:49 | May 12th, 2017

A bonus excerpt from our just released live recording Ghost Stories. Over two hours of brand new Night Vale. Available now at nightvale.bandcamp.com Or on iTunes, right here. And check out our currently touring live show, All Hail: http://www.welcome...Show More

107 - The Missing Sky

31:14 | May 1st, 2017

A faint popping can be heard below the earth. The voice of the Pamela Winchell was Desiree Burch. Weather: "The Ends and the Means" by Robby Hecht robbyhecht.com "Ghost Stories" now available on iTunes and Bandcamp https://nightvale.bandcamp.com/albu...Show More

106 - Filings

27:54 | Apr 15th, 2017

The angels go to the Hall of Public Records. The voice of the Faceless Old Woman was Mara Wilson. Weather: "All or Nothing" by The Dream Masons facebook.com/thedreammasons The second Welcome to Night Vale Novel "It Devours!" is available now for pres...Show More

105 - What Happened at the Smithwick House

28:29 | Apr 1st, 2017

Here's what happened at the Smithwick house. Weather: "You Cannot" by Erin McKeown erinmckeown.com The second Welcome to Night Vale Novel "It Devours!" is available now for presale! http://www.welcometonightvale.com/books/ Stay tuned to the end of th...Show More

104 - The Hierarchy of Angels

30:27 | Mar 15th, 2017

Let's start the news with something happy. Weather: "Qualified" by Sammus feat. Open Mike Eagle sammusmusic.bandcamp.com The second Welcome to Night Vale Novel It Devours! is available now for presale! http://www.welcometonightvale.com/books/ Live US...Show More

103 - Ash Beach

26:43 | Mar 1st, 2017

After a dozen years of restoration, Ash Beach has reopened. Weather: "Fated" by P.O.S doomtree.net/pos Live US/Canada Tour of "All Hail" (April 2017) welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows Welcome to Night Vale: The Novel (now in paperback) welc...Show More

102 - Love Is a Shambling Thing

23:22 | Feb 15th, 2017

City Council has a renewed interest in love. Weather: "Listening to TPM" by Brook Pridemore. brookpridemore.bandcamp.com JUST ANNOUNCED: Live US/Canada Tour of "All Hail" (April 2017) PLUS: final West Coast shows of "Ghost Stories (February 2017) wel...Show More

101 - Guidelines for Disposal

24:59 | Feb 1st, 2017

Mandatory Annual Spring Cleaning Day is coming. Here are the guidelines for the new municipal landfill facility. This episode was co-written with Brie Williams. Weather: "Letters" by Lera Lynn. leralynn.com JUST ANNOUNCED: Live US/Canada Tour of "All...Show More

28 - Summer Reading Program (R)

27:58 | Jan 15th, 2017

The Library's Summer Reading Program has begun, sending the town into a panic. Plus, a tough new mandate from the City Council, a list of useful things, and changes afoot in the Freemasons. (episode originally released Aug 1, 2013) This episode was c...Show More

39 - The Woman from Italy (R)

26:26 | Jan 1st, 2017

A woman from Italy arrived in our town, and we're not quite sure what she wants or what she is doing to us with her presence. Plus, a local hardware store cracks down on the crowds of baristas outside their shop, an update on Khoshekh's kittens, and ...Show More

100 - Toast

30:11 | Dec 15th, 2016

Welcome to Night Vale's 100th Episode. A toast! The voices featured this episode are: Cecil Baldwin, James Urbaniak, Mara Wilson, Annie Savage, Mark Gagliardi, Emma Frankland, Meg Bashwiner, Jackson Publick, Kate Jones, Maureen Johnson, Erica Livings...Show More

99 - Michigan

27:04 | Dec 1st, 2016

Station intern Kareem writes home and receives an unexpected reply. Weather: "Quiet Americans" by Shearwater (shearwatermusic.com) February West Coast North America Tour Dates: welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows It's holiday season. Get cool...Show More

98 - Flight

26:17 | Nov 15th, 2016

It is Execution Day. Weather: "Icarus" by Sims (doomtree.net/sims) It's holiday season. Get cool Night Vale gifts at: topatoco.com/wtnv. New Books: Night Vale Podcast Episodes, Volumes 1 & 2 Available now! Plus... Welcome to Night Vale: The Novel. we...Show More

The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air): Season One, Episode 3

27:40 | Nov 9th, 2016

Will the famed storytelling cricket (Tim Robbins) return? Plus, Charlie Day and Mary Elizabeth Ellis perform Shakespeare as you’ve never heard it and the janitor pushes host John Cameron to the very brink. Thanks to Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans a...Show More

97 - Josefina

23:11 | Nov 1st, 2016

A visit with an old friend. Plus, updates on Hiram, and changes to the subway. The voice of Old Woman Josie was Retta. Weather: "Everywhere" by Ex Hex (exhexband.com) It's holiday season. Get cool Night Vale gifts at: topatoco.com/wtnv. New Books: Ni...Show More

The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air): Season One, Episode 2 (The Cricket)

32:33 | Oct 26th, 2016

Hear Mandy Patinkin perform an extraordinary musicological demonstration and a cricket (Tim Robbins) spin the spellbinding tale of Ladislas Koskovsky. Plus, learn the remarkable history of Julian the janitor's famous great-grandfather. (NOTE: To cont...Show More

96 - Negotiations

25:19 | Oct 15th, 2016

Negotiations with the dragons have begun. Plus the reopening of the Earth Sciences Department at the Community College, what we know and don't know, and a look at the Community Calendar. The voice of Dana Cardinal is Jasika Nicole. The voice of Tamik...Show More

The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air): Season One, Episode 1

27:34 | Oct 12th, 2016

Welcome to the world of The Orbiting Human Circus: discover the surreally impossible radio show broadcast from the top of the Eiffel Tower, meet the lonely janitor who longs to become part of it, and settle in for the chilling tale of Goolsby and Rue...Show More

New Podcast Teaser: THE ORBITING HUMAN CIRCUS (OF THE AIR)

02:36 | Oct 5th, 2016

A brand new podcast from Night Vale Presents, created by Julian Koster (Neutral Milk Hotel). Season One premieres on October 12. New episodes every other Wednesday through February 1, 2017. Subscribe now via iTunes or your favorite podcast player vi...Show More

95 - Zookeeper

24:47 | Oct 1st, 2016

Zookeeper Joanna Rey brings some animals to the studio. Plus, an update on Old Woman Josie, dragons in town, and a look at traffic. The voice of Joanna Rey is Felicia Day. Weather: "Coffee" by Sylvan Esso (sylvanesso.com) New Books: Night Vale Podcas...Show More

94 - All Right

24:26 | Sep 15th, 2016

Everything is all right. Weather: "Plough" by Speedy Ortiz (speedyortiz.com) New Books: Night Vale Podcast Episodes, Volumes 1 & 2 Available now! Plus... Welcome to Night Vale: The Novel. welcometonightvale.com, click on book. Come see Night Vale at ...Show More

93 - Big Sister

25:30 | Sep 1st, 2016

New guests arrive in town. Plus, a bake sale the elementary school, the start of football season, and changes at the Night Vale chapter of the NRA. Weather: "Mary on a Wave" by Okkervil River (okkervilriver.com) Announcements: New Books: Night Vale P...Show More

92 - If He Had Lived

27:30 | Aug 15th, 2016

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.c...Show More

91 - The 12:37

27:28 | Aug 1st, 2016

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) New Books: Night Vale Podcast Episodes, Volumes 1 & 2 now ava...Show More

Within the Wires: Relaxation Cassette #3

28:37 | Jul 19th, 2016

Cassette #3: Insomnia, Feet # # # NOTE: This is the last episode of Within the Wires that we will post on the Welcome to Night Vale feed. If you'd like to continue listening to all 10 episodes of this podcast, please subscribe now via iTunes or via ...Show More

Within the Wires: Relaxation Cassette #2

23:03 | Jul 5th, 2016

Anxiety, Stomach Within the Wires T-Shirts and Posters are now available, withinthewires.com. To continue listening to Within the Wires, subscribe now via iTunes, Libsyn, YouTube, Stitcher, or via RSS on your favorite podcatcher. Music: Mary Epworth...Show More

Within the Wires: Relaxation Cassette #1

24:29 | Jun 21st, 2016

Cassette 1 of 10: Stress, Shoulders Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free 30-day trial at audible.com/wtw To continue listening to Within the Wires, subscribe now via iTunes, Libsyn, YouTube, Stitcher, or via RSS on your favorite ...Show More

90 - Who's a Good Boy? Part 2

29:31 | Jun 15th, 2016

Who's a good boy? Who is it? Who is it? Weather: "The Queer Gospel" by Erin McKeown (erinmckeown.com) Night Vale European Tour Dates: Oct 3-23, 2016 welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows. US Tour Dates: South & West Coast Jul 7-22, 2016 welcome...Show More

New Podcast Teaser: WITHIN THE WIRES

01:52 | Jun 8th, 2016

Within the Wires, a new serial fiction podcast from the team behind Welcome to Night Vale and Alice Isn't Dead. New episodes every other Tuesday from June 21 through October 25. Subscribe now on iTunes, or via RSS on your favorite podcatcher: within...Show More

Bonus Episode 7 - The Investigators on iTunes

07:36 | Jun 3rd, 2016

A bonus clip featuring Wil Wheaton from our new live recording, The Investigators. The full album available for sale now on iTunes at https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/the-investigators-live/id1118089519 and still available at nightvale.bandcamp.com...Show More

89 - Who's a Good Boy? Part 1

28:49 | Jun 1st, 2016

Who's a good boy? Who is it? Who is it? Weather: "Plunder" by The Felice Brothers (thefelicebrothers.com) Night Vale European Tour Dates: Oct 3-23, 2016 welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows. US Tour Dates: South & West Coast Jul 7-22, 2016 wel...Show More

Bonus Episode 6 - The Investigators

10:00 | May 20th, 2016

Clips from our new live recording, The Investigators, available for sale at nightvale.bandcamp.com. More Info: welcometonightvale.com. Click on Live Shows for US Tour dates. You can also join our email list. Follow @NightValeRadio on Twitter or Faceb...Show More

88 - Things Fall Apart

27:23 | May 15th, 2016

Things fall apart. Weather: "Palestine" by Sam Baker, featuring Carrie Elkin (sambakermusic.com) The voices of the automated phone tree were Erica Livingston & Christopher Loar. The voice of Carlos was Dylan Marron. The voice of Sheriff Sam was Emma ...Show More

87 - The Trial of Hiram McDaniels

28:00 | May 1st, 2016

It's the trial of the century. Weather: "Cocaine" by Holy Moly (cowpunkholymoly.bandcamp.com) NEW! Europe Tour Dates: Oct 3-23, 2016 welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows. US Tour Dates: South & West Coast Jul 7-22, 2016 welcometonightvale.com,...Show More

86 - Standing and Breathing

26:52 | Apr 15th, 2016

They are not from here. The voice of Melony Pennington was Molly Quinn. Weather: "Well-dressed" by Hop Along (hopalongtheband.com) NEW! Europe Tour Dates: Oct 3-23, 2016 welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows. US Tour Dates: East Coast & Mid...Show More

Alice Isn't Dead Ep 3: Nothing to See

21:13 | Apr 5th, 2016

What was that sound in the trailer just now? NOTE: If you want to continue listening to this show, subscribe now to the ALICE ISN'T DEAD podcast feed. This is the final episode we will feature here on Welcome to Night Vale. (See subscription links b...Show More

85 - The April Monologues

25:49 | Apr 1st, 2016

It is April, 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 w...Show More

Alice Isn't Dead Ep 2: Alice

0:00 | Mar 22nd, 2016

What is happening in the town of Charlatan? Thanks to Squarespace for supporting our podcast. Get a free 2-week trial & 10% off at squarespace.com (offer code: DEAD). Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters now available in our store. To continue list...Show More

Not Caught Up On Night Vale? Listen To This Now.

02:22 | Mar 17th, 2016

If you enjoy Welcome to Night Vale but aren't quite caught up to the more recent episodes, we want to let you know about some exciting Night Vale news you may have missed. More Info: welcometonightvale.com. Click on Live Shows for US Tour dates. You...Show More

84 - Past Time

26:14 | Mar 15th, 2016

It's little league baseball season. Plus, an update from Hiram, an important new health study, and another edition of Hey There Cecil. The voices of Hiram McDaniels are Jackson Publick. Weather: "The River, The Woods" Astronautalis (astronautalis.c...Show More

Alice Isn't Dead Ep 1: Omelet

20:57 | Mar 8th, 2016

The first episode of our new serial fiction podcast. A conversation in a diner gets ugly. Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free 30 day trial at audible.com/dead. To continue listening to Alice Isn't Dead, subscribe now via iTunes...Show More

New Podcast Teaser: ALICE ISN'T DEAD

02:04 | Mar 3rd, 2016

Alice Isn't Dead, a new serial fiction podcast from the team behind Welcome to Night Vale. New episodes every other Tuesday from March 8 through July 12. Subscribe now via iTunes, Libsyn, or via RSS on your favorite podcatcher. Music & Production: D...Show More

83 - One Normal Town

24:25 | Mar 1st, 2016

The town of Desert Bluffs is no more. Plus, an update from Paul Birmingham, a look at traffic, and changes afoot at the Ralphs. Weather: "The Sky Is Calling" by Kim Boekbinder (kimboekbinder.bandcamp.com) LIVE SHOWS COMING SOON: US EAST COAST & MID...Show More

82 - Skating Rink

26:59 | Feb 15th, 2016

Teddy Williams opens a new skating rink at the Arcade Fun Complex. Plus, a public announcement about flowers, an update on the strangers, and a phone call from the jailhouse. The voice of Deb was Meg Bashwiner. The voice of Hiram McDaniels was Jack...Show More

81 - After 3327

26:49 | Feb 1st, 2016

Night Vale High School’s AP Auto Shop teacher demonstrates some of his inventions at the Museum of Forbidden Technologies. Plus, a visit from an adorable puppy, an update on the Trial of the Century, and a look at the Community Calendar. The voice o...Show More

13 - A Story About You. (R)

28:17 | Jan 15th, 2016

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. (T...Show More

26 - Faceless Old Woman (R)

25:55 | Jan 1st, 2016

There is a faceless old woman secretly living in your home, and she has something she needs to say. Plus, former intern Dana is still alive and texting us from the forbidden Dog Park, Community Health Tips, and an update on the kittens. (This episode...Show More

80 - A New Sheriff in Town

27:48 | Dec 15th, 2015

There's a new sheriff in Night Vale, and they want changes. Plus, Cecil runs into a former intern, the court develops some A.I. dragons, and a message about getting into the holiday spirit. Weather: "She Knows" by John Fullbright, johnfullbrightmusi...Show More

79 - Lost in the Mail

0:00 | Dec 1st, 2015

It's Remembrance Day, which means it's time for us to honor those who will someday be lost in the Blood Space War with the most solemn event possible: a fun parade! Also we hear from one young Night Vale citizen whose life has already been changed fo...Show More

78 - Cooking Stuff: Thanksgiving Special

25:32 | Nov 15th, 2015

Spice up that stuffy old stuffing with a Thanksgiving edition of 'Cooking Stuff with Earl Harlan.' The voice of Earl Harlan was Wil Wheaton. The voice of Deb was Meg Bashwiner. Weather: "Autumn's Echo" by Stripmall Architecture (stripmallarchitect...Show More

77 - A Stranger

27:55 | Oct 31st, 2015

A stranger's presence disturbs the radio station. Plus, an appeal for support from the mayor, another edition of Children's Fun Fact Science Corner, and a look at the community calendar. The voice of Dana was Jasika Nicole. Weather: "Meet You at th...Show More

76 - An Epilogue

28:56 | Oct 15th, 2015

In just a few days the whole story will be known. This is what happens after. Weather: "Endless Dream" by God Is An Astronaut (godisanastronaut.com) COMING OCT 20: WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE: THE NOVEL. PRE-ORDER HERE: welcometonightvale.com, click on n...Show More

75 - Through the Narrow Place

26:16 | Oct 1st, 2015

It's time for Night Vale's annual marathon. Plus, economic turmoil in Desert Bluffs, horoscopes, and another edition of "Hey There, Cecil." Weather: "Black Eyes" by David Wirsig (davidwirsig.bandcamp.com) Night Vale Tour Dates, Books & More: welcomet...Show More

74 - Civic Changes

23:26 | Sep 15th, 2015

The city council makes an announcement about the dog park. Plus, the start of the new high school football season and an update on the hole in the vacant lot. The voice of John Peters is Mark Gagliardi. The voice of Pamela Winchell is Desiree Burch. ...Show More

73 - Triptych

25:32 | Sep 1st, 2015

There seems to be something wrong with the broadcast signal. Do you hear that? Weather: "The Heroine" by Unwoman (unwoman.com) Night Vale Tour Dates, Books & More: welcometonightvale.com. Music: Disparition, disparition.info. Logo: Rob Wilson, robwil...Show More

72 - Well of Night

22:33 | Aug 15th, 2015

Chanting dancers keep the town up all night. Plus, a seance at Dark Owl Records, traffic congestion in downtown, and a fireworks spectacular. Weather: "Children of God" by Andrew Jackson Jihad (andrewjacksonjihad.com) Night Vale Tour Dates, Books & M...Show More

71 - The Registry of Middle School Crushes

26:22 | Aug 1st, 2015

A heist is planned. Plus the answer to last week's quiz and news about The Trial of the Century. Weather: "My Postcard" by Toys and Tiny Instruments (toysandtinyinstruments.bandcamp.com) Night Vale Tour Dates, Books & More: welcometonightvale.com. Mu...Show More

Bonus Episode 5 - Excerpt from the novel

24:36 | Jul 15th, 2015

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, robwilsonw...Show More

Bonus Episode 4 - Pamela Winchell

08:56 | Jul 1st, 2015

An excerpt from our new touring live show "The Investigators," featuring Cecil Baldwin and Desiree Burch as former mayor Pamela Winchell. Get the entire "The Investigators" album (and other live shows) at nightvale.bandcamp.com The voice of Pamela Wi...Show More

70A - Taking Off

25:57 | Jun 15th, 2015

It's the first broadcast of a new radio station in a desert otherworld. Plus, a huge research project reaches its conclusion. The voice of Kevin is Kevin R. Free. The voice of Carlos is Dylan Marron. Weather: "Pyramid" by Jason Webley (jasonwebley.co...Show More

69 - Fashion Week

24:19 | Jun 1st, 2015

It's Fashion Week, Night Vale's hippest event. Who will be spared from the sphere? Plus, ongoing investigations into the disappearances at the Shambling Orphan housing development, an update on the opera house, and an important News announcement. Wea...Show More

68 - Faceless Old Women

25:32 | May 15th, 2015

The Sheriff's Secret Police track down a fugitive. Plus, stories from vacation, some progress at the new Old Night Vale Opera House, and another edition of "Hey There, Cecil." Weather: "Matches" by Sifu Hotman (sifuhotman.bandcamp.com) Music: Dispari...Show More

67 - [Best Of?]

28:56 | May 1st, 2015

A look back at some of the best Cecil broadcasts we have never heard before. Weather: "When Can I Say That I Love You" by Kyle Fleming (soundcloud.com/kyle-fleming-7) Music: Disparition, disparition.info Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Produ...Show More

66 - worms...

24:07 | Apr 15th, 2015

The worms have returned to Night Vale. Plus a new Book Club in town, spring Little League baseball tryouts, and an update on the search for two fugitives. The voice of the Faceless Old Woman was Mara Wilson. Weather: "Little Black Star" by Hurray for...Show More

65 - Voicemail

21:29 | Apr 1st, 2015

You have reached the voicemail of Cecil Gershwin Palmer. Weather: "Tag!" by Scarves (scarvesmusic.bandcamp.com) Music: Disparition, disparition.info Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Produced by Night Vale Presents. Written by Joseph Fink & Jeffre...Show More

64 - WE MUST GIVE PRAISE

26:02 | Mar 15th, 2015

The president of the School Board confronts critics of the school district's five-year strategic plan. Plus, the hunt for two fugitives, some fun events on the community calendar, and a look at financial news. Weather: "True Trans Soul Rebel" by Agai...Show More

Bonus Episode 3 - "The Librarian" Horoscopes

05:46 | Mar 12th, 2015

An excerpt from our recorded live show, "The Librarian," recorded live on January 16, 2015 at Skirball Center, New York, NY. The complete recording is available at nightvale.bandcamp.com, for whatever you think over 90 minutes of new Night Vale conte...Show More

63 - There Is No Part 1: Part 2

29:03 | Mar 1st, 2015

An exciting conclusion to the day-long Sand Golem saga at City Hall. Plus, repairs at the bowling alley, Children's Fun Fact Science Corner, and who won that auction? Weather: "Heel Turn 2" by The Mountain Goats (mountain-goats.com) Music: Disparitio...Show More

62 - Hatchets

30:30 | Feb 15th, 2015

Night Vale Daily Journal editor Leann Hart announces changes at the newspaper, while continuing a successful execution of her most controversial business plan. Plus, a station editorial, a look at local traffic, and a parade for a local sports hero. ...Show More

61 - BRINY DEPTHS

29:26 | Feb 1st, 2015

A vague yet menacing government agency needs a special message delivered. Plus, Cooking Stuff with Earl Harlan, a mysterious thank-you card, and strange goings on near the haunted baseball diamond. The voice of Earl Harlan was Wil Wheaton. Weather: "...Show More

60 - Water Failure

27:36 | Jan 15th, 2015

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 Eri...Show More

59 - Antiques

30:16 | Jan 1st, 2015

The Antiques have escaped from the Antiques Mall. Plus, a very scientific update from afar, new management at StrexCorp, and the return of Children's Fun Fact Science Corner. The voice of Carlos was Dylan Marron. Weather: "State of Mine" by Stöj Snak...Show More

58 - Monolith

31:11 | Dec 15th, 2014

A stone monolith appears overnight in front of City Hall. Plus, a former high school quarterback playing college football, opening ceremonies at the Drawbridge, and updates from the desert otherworld. Weather: "Anything I Want You To" by The Rizzos (...Show More

57 - The List

28:28 | Dec 1st, 2014

Do you remember that list you were given to memorize? You should have memorized that list exactly. Plus, a finding in the desert, what is opera, and meatless mondays. Weather: "Upside Down World" by Paisley Rae (soundcloud.com/paisley-rae) Music: Dis...Show More

Bonus Episode 2 - What of the Sea?

19:26 | Nov 15th, 2014

A letter arrives with a strange inscription. This episode was co-written with Marta Rainer. Weather: "Ruins" by Morteth (youtube.com/user/Morteth666) Music: Disparition, disparition.info Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Produced by Night Vale Pre...Show More

Bonus Episode 1 - Minutes

28:37 | Nov 1st, 2014

A reading of the minutes from the Night Vale Community College Faculty Meeting. This episode was co-written with Ashley Lierman Weather: "Home" by Theo Adler (soundcloud.com/theoadler) Music: Disparition, disparition.info Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonw...Show More

56 - Homecoming

28:30 | Oct 15th, 2014

An athletic scandal threatens the annual Night Vale High School Homecoming Game. Plus, a seismological update and a new cooking segment with an old friend. The voice of Earl Harlan was Wil Wheaton. Weather: "Understood" by Y.R Generation (yrgeneratio...Show More

55 - The University of What It Is

28:54 | Oct 1st, 2014

A representative from the University of What It Is calls the station to find a missing colleague. Plus, an update on the cats, the Barista Cultural Fair, and corrections. Weather: "Catfish" by Waxahatchee (waxahatcheemusic.com) Music: Disparition, di...Show More

54 - A Carnival Comes to Town

28:42 | Sep 15th, 2014

A carnival comes to town. Plus the Cleaning of Books, breaking ground at the new old Opera House, and an intern returns... again. The voice of Carlos was Dylan Marron. Weather: "Bremen" by PigPen Theatre Co (pigpentheatre.com) Music: Disparition, dis...Show More

53 - The September Monologues

22:49 | Sep 1st, 2014

It is September, and 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. Music: D...Show More

52 - The Retirement of Pamela Winchell

31:12 | Aug 15th, 2014

Mayor Pamela Winchell enjoys her retirement from politics, but she's being offered a new job. Plus, renovations at the bowling alley, updates from the desert otherworld, and a review of the new restaurant Tourniquet. Weather: "Here I Land" by Nichola...Show More

51 - Rumbling

26:58 | Jul 30th, 2014

Carlos reports on strange developments in the otherworld desert. Plus new announcements from a new mayor, a look at horoscopes, and a message from Desert Bluffs. The voice of Carlos was Dylan Marron. Weather: "Echo in the Hills" by Carrie Elkin and D...Show More

50 - Capital Campaign

28:07 | Jul 15th, 2014

The Night Vale Community College begins a capital campaign to fund a new science center. Tourniquet hires a new sous chef, inauguration day for the new mayor, and an update from the otherworld desert. This episode was co-written with Ashley Lierman. ...Show More

49 - Old Oak Doors Part B

43:47 | Jul 1st, 2014

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 ...Show More

49 - Old Oak Doors Part A

40:44 | Jun 15th, 2014

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. First of a two-part episode. This episode was recorded l...Show More

48 - Renovations

24:59 | Jun 1st, 2014

StrexCorp begins massive renovations on the radio station and all of Night Vale. Plus, updates from the Company Picnic of Indeterminate Length, free floating cats for anyone who wants them, and a strange new art print. The voice of Lauren Mallard was...Show More

47 - Company Picnic

20:31 | May 15th, 2014

Good news for the Greater Desert Bluffs Metropolitan Area: StrexCorp is hosting its first ever Company Picnic. It is a fun, cheerful, mandatory event. Plus, an update on the troubling-making scientists, the election we cannot stop, and praise to a Sm...Show More

46 - Parade Day

29:56 | May 1st, 2014

It's Parade Day in Night Vale. It's totally just a parade and not a subterfuge for any kind of insurgency or revolt against a corpocratic regime. Plus, strange doors appearing all over town and an update from Carlos about the house that does not exis...Show More

45 - A Story About Them

30:43 | Apr 15th, 2014

The title of this episode seems familiar to you. Weather: "Pretty Little Head" by Eliza Rickman, elizarickman.com. Music: Disparition, disparition.info. Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Produced by Night Vale Presents. Written by Joseph Fink & Je...Show More

44 - Cookies

24:04 | Apr 1st, 2014

It's Girl Scout cookies time in Night Vale. Plus, an updates from Khoshekh and Dana, a safety announcement from the Highway Department, and a magnanimous gesture from station management. The voice of Dana was Jasika Nicole. The voice of Lauren was La...Show More

43 - Visitor

29:02 | Mar 15th, 2014

An adorable new visitor makes its way into the radio studio. Plus, controversy in the mayoral race, an update on the house that doesn’t exists, and a look the community calendar. The voice of Kevin was Kevin R. Free. Weather: "Cover Me Up" by Jason I...Show More

42 - Numbers

28:37 | Mar 1st, 2014

Some strange new developments at the local numbers station, WZZZ. Plus, an update on former intern Dana, tips on how to get out of a geographical loop, and constant press conferences from outgoing mayor Pamela Winchell. The voice of Fey was Molly Qui...Show More

41 - WALK

24:46 | Feb 15th, 2014

Walk signals are malfunctioning all over town. Plus, updates from former intern Dana and a look at the Community Calendar. The voice of Dana was Jasika Nicole. Weather: "What Have They Done to You Now" by Daniel Knox, danielknox.com. Music: Dispariti...Show More

40 - The Deft Bowman

28:44 | Feb 1st, 2014

The Telephone Service finally fixes the only telephone booth in town, and a submarine arrives from faraway Nulogorsk. Plus, a new campaign from the Tourism Board, we meet our station's newest program director, and strange texts from a mountaintop, if...Show More

39 - The Woman from Italy

25:09 | Jan 15th, 2014

A woman from Italy arrived in our town, and we're not quite sure what she wants or what she is doing to us with her presence. Plus, a local hardware store cracks down on the crowds of baristas outside their shop, an update on Khoshekh's kittens, and ...Show More

38 - Orange Grove

25:32 | Jan 1st, 2014

John Peters - you know the farmer? - had a huge, healthy orange crop this year. But Carlos grows skeptical about a sudden orange grove in the desert. Plus, the City Council tries to get out of town, and an important correction to a previous story. W...Show More

37 - The Auction

28:38 | Dec 15th, 2013

The Sheriff's Secret Police are holding their annual auction of seized property, and our favorite community radio host finds Lot 37 particularly interesting. Plus a new challenger for the mayoral title and some great advice for toddlers. This episod...Show More

36 - Missing

27:51 | Dec 1st, 2013

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.co...Show More

35 - Lazy Day

27:45 | Nov 15th, 2013

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....Show More

34 - A Beautiful Dream

30:12 | Nov 1st, 2013

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. ...Show More

33 - Cassette

26:58 | Oct 15th, 2013

Cecil finds an old cassette tape of himself at age 15, and he is surprised at what it contains. Plus, a new exhibit at the Museum of Forbidden Technologies, Children's Fun Fact Science Corner, and an important message from new station management. We...Show More

32 - Yellow Helicopters

27:01 | Oct 1st, 2013

There are strange new helicopters above Night Vale, different than the other helicopters that regularly hover over town. Plus, Community Health Tips, surgery for NVHS's starting quarterback, and a message from Hiram McDaniels. Guest voice: Jackson Pu...Show More

31 - A Blinking Light up on the Mountain

23:31 | Sep 15th, 2013

There's a blinking light up on the mountain, which challenges our belief in mountains. Plus, a controversial new television show and a message from the faceless old woman who secretly lives in your home. Guest voice: Mara Wilson, marawilsonwritesstuf...Show More

30 - Dana

24:17 | Sep 1st, 2013

Intern Dana finds a way out of the Dog Park but can't quite figure out where it leads. Plus, a look at opening weekend of football season, helpful tips on adopting a dog from the SPCA, and Carlos visits the house that doesn't exist. Guest voice: Jasi...Show More

29 - Subway

27:31 | Aug 15th, 2013

An entire subway system appears suddenly in Night Vale, and the City Council is excited by the possibilities. Plus, tips for organ donors, a look into financial news, and a popular new service in town. This episode was co-written with Russel Swensen....Show More

28 - Summer Reading Program

24:48 | Aug 1st, 2013

The Library's Summer Reading Program has begun, sending the town into a panic. Plus, a tough new mandate from the City Council, a list of useful things, and changes afoot in the Freemasons. This episode was co-written with Ashley Lierman. Weather: ...Show More

26 - Faceless Old Woman

23:39 | Jul 1st, 2013

There is a faceless old woman secretly living in your home, and she has something she needs to say. Plus, former intern Dana is still alive and texting us from the forbidden Dog Park, Community Health Tips, and an update on the kittens. Guest voice: ...Show More

25 - One Year Later

31:39 | Jun 15th, 2013

It has been one year since the first episode. One year since strange things began underneath lane five of the Desert Flower Bowling Alley and Arcade Fun Complex. One year since the arrival of Night Vale's most beautiful person: Carlos. Weather: "Sund...Show More

24 - The Mayor

27:23 | Jun 1st, 2013

The Mayor has gone missing. Plus, Night Vale Community Theater presents Once on this Island, the return of Children's Fun Fact Science Corner, and an update on the Apache Tracker. Weather: "Biblical Violence" by Hella. hella.bandcamp.com Music: Dispa...Show More

23 - Eternal Scouts

24:30 | May 15th, 2013

Two Night Vale Boy Scouts become the first to ever achieve the rank of Eternal Scout. Plus, an update on the floating cat, changes in who gets to die, and a recruitment drive for a vague yet menacing government agency. Weather: "Too Much Time" by Joh...Show More

22 - The Whispering Forest

26:28 | May 1st, 2013

A beautiful and alluring forest suddenly appears just outside of town. Plus, school closings, a dream journal mandate, and a moon exhibit at the Children's Science Museum. Weather: "Winifred" by Seth Boyer. sethboyer.com Music: Disparition, dispariti...Show More

21 - A Memory of Europe

29:19 | Apr 15th, 2013

Springtime brings with it pleasant memories of a long ago trip to Europe. Plus, exciting news about the end of the world and important information about spiders. Weather: "Sni Bong" by Dengue Fever. denguefevermusic.com Music: Disparition, disparitio...Show More

20 - Poetry Week

31:06 | Apr 1st, 2013

It's Poetry Week in Night Vale and folks get a look at a place that should never be seen. Plus, strange new billboards about town and renovations completed at the Night Vale Zoo. This week's episode features writing contributions from: Trilety Wade, ...Show More

19B - The Sandstorm

24:10 | Mar 15th, 2013

A dangerous sandstorm threatens Desert Bluffs. Plus, baseball opening day, a look at financial news, and Kevin finds himself in a strange new place. Weather: "Eliezer's Waltz" composed by Larry Cardozo and Ron Fink, and performed by The Ventura Klezm...Show More

19A - The Sandstorm

26:03 | Mar 15th, 2013

A dangerous sandstorm threatens Night Vale. Plus, baseball opening day, a look at financial news, and Cecil finds himself in a strange new place. Weather: "Eliezer's Waltz" composed by Larry Cardozo and Ron Fink, and performed by Disparition. Music: ...Show More

18 - The Traveler

26:49 | Mar 1st, 2013

A traveler arrives in Night Vale. What does he want? Why has Jerry's Tacos returned? Plus, the mayor calls an emergency press conference, another round of corrections, and a look at the community calendar. The lead story in this episode was contribu...Show More

17 - Valentine

25:26 | Feb 15th, 2013

Emergency crews are on hand to help cleanup the aftermath of the worst Valentine's Days in recent memories. Plus, important schedule changes at the Night Vale Airport, the City Council votes to choose an official town language, and updates on the Pos...Show More

16 - The Phone Call

27:04 | Feb 1st, 2013

Cecil receives a cryptic phone call from someone who is very close. Plus, a new business plan at the Daily Journal, an important list from the Sheriff's Secret Police, and improvements at the public library. Support the show by going to BlueApron.com...Show More

15 - Street Cleaning Day

22:53 | Jan 15th, 2013

Today is Street Cleaning Day, and the street cleaners will soon be upon us. Remain calm, and run away screaming. Plus, new music trends from Dark Owl Records, the crackdown on wheat & wheat by-product speakeasies, and we take a look at clouds. Weathe...Show More