Welcome to Night Vale

"    Welcome to Night Vale " Podcast
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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2016, Night Vale Presents

We know that over 100 episodes can seem a little intimidating, so here's a short introduction to the show and some suggestions on getting into it.  For a text version of this guide, and a list of some of our favorite episodes, head over...

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:...

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,...

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:...

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...

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:...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

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....

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:...

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....

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....

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...

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....

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...

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 Post...

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...

A dangerous sandstorm threatens Night Vale. Plus, baseball opening day, a look at financial news, and Cecil finds himself in a strange new place. Support the show by going to BlueApron.com/NightVale Weather: "Eliezer's Waltz" composed by Larry Cardozo...

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...

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,...

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,...

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,...

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 John...

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:...

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:...

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:...

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" by...

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:...

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....

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:...

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,...

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...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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,...

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 episode...

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. ...

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 a...

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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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 Nicholas...

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:...

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,...

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,...

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...

A reading of the minutes from the Night Vale Community College Faculty Meeting.

A letter arrives with a strange inscription.

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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. Produced...

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:...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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....

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...

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,...

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....

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:...

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...

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 the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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 Jackson...

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 &...

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 &...

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,...

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.com)...

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...

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 when....

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...

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 &...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Everything is all right.

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 Podcast...

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...

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....

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 Tamika...

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...

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:...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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 a...

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...

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...

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)...

After a dozen years of restoration, Ash Beach has reopened. Weather: "Faded" 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)...

Let's start the news with something happy.

Here's what happened at the Smithwick house.

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...

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...

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:...

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 21...

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...

This is a story about Huntokar.

There are glowing arrows in the sky.

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...

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...

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...

A new weekly podcast from Night Vale Presents. 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...

Everything is the same. Everything is different.

Let's profile a randomly selected citizen.

There's a new member of the family.

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

A new podcast from Night Vale Presents. Subscribe now wherever you listen to podcasts.

A new podcast from Night Vale Presents. Subscribe now wherever you listen to podcasts.

Councilwoman Flynn takes charge with help from Citizen Patrols. (Part 2 of 3)

A pep rally at the Night Vale Armory. (Part 3 of 3)

Part 1 of 3: A case of Canadian Club has been hidden in Night Vale.

Part 2 of 3: A venture into the underground home of the baristas.

Part 3 of 3: You need love. You may also need other things.

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

A story of love and horror. Part 1 of 3.

A story of love and horror. Part 2 of 3.

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!

A story of love and horror. Part 3 of 3.

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.

There's been a drowning at the Pancake House.

Episode: 125
There's been a shipwreck in the desert.

There's been an entire ocean in Old Town Night Vale.

Episode: 127
The battle for the soul of Dana Cardinal begins.

The battle for the soul of Dana Cardinal takes a turn.

The battle for the soul of Dana Cardinal comes to a close.

A brand new podcast from Night Vale Presents: Good Morning Night Vale, the official Welcome to Night Vale recap show.

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.

A celebration and sampling of some of the shows across our network.

This is the Summer of Night Vale Presents, a celebration and sampling of some of the shows across our network.

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.

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

There once was a boy who wanted to know everything.

An excerpt from our latest live show recording, All Hail, featuring Hal Lublin as Steve Carlsberg.

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

A look at all the great kids, ghosts, and trees playing in our upcoming season.

A broadcast from an even friendlier desert community.

A brand new fiction podcast from Night Vale Presents: ADVENTURES IN NEW AMERICA.

Not everything goes as planned.

Dreams fade into night, but rather than die away, why don’t you stay?

A special message about Joseph Fink's new novel, Alice Isn't Dead.

The mayor has a message for Desert Bluffs.

It is a time of reaping, sowing, and rebirth.

Night Vale's most local and legendary local legend celebrates his 30th birthday.

A ghost story with no moral. Three spirits that will teach you nothing.

Dark Owl Records hosts a fundraiser to save their store.

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

Pioneer Days are upon us again.

No one knows how the Blood Space War began, who is fighting in it, or what for, so let's start with the story of Eunomia, a 19th century farm girl.

Start With This is a brand new podcast from Night Vale Presents.

Some veterans return home from the Blood Space War, and enemies have followed.

Hold on, haven't we been here before?

The Blood Space War is not without its detractors.

There is peace in our time.

The General returns home from the Blood Space War.

Lee Marvin turns 30 one last time, and a great change comes to Night Vale.

Josh Crayton finds that he has lost a very important ability.

It approaches. Hurrah! Hurrah!

There's a bank robbery at the Last Bank of Night Vale.

A new twist in the bank robbery case.

More arrests are made in the bank robbery investigation.

Everyone in town is scared of aging now that time works normally. But one newcomer claims to have the answer.

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

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

It's time for the annual Cat Show.

And now... the weather.

A big announcement about our 2020 World Tour from Cecil Baldwin!

A Spy in the Desert is now available on Bandcamp and iTunes!

It's the annual Children's Fun Fact Science Presentation. Everything in this episode is true and educational.

A second excerpt from A Spy in the Desert, now available on Bandcamp and iTunes!

The first excerpt from our upcoming novel.

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

A new play premieres at the Night Vale Asylum. (Part 2 of 5)

There's a faceless old woman who secretly lives in your home. (Live at Largo)

Joseph has a few things to chat about with you, and then we present the first episode of our new show, Our Plague Year, available wherever you get your podcasts.

One more excerpt from our upcoming novel.

Who is Charles Rainier?

The passengers have been found, or rather, they have found us.

The pilot has arrived, and so have his passengers.

For the first time ever, the Sheriff's Secret Police has made their blotter public.

An old man sits on the steps of the old General Store whistling a lonesome tune.

To the family and friends of Intern Victor, we extend our condolences.

A new live performance of Night Vale's 2013 show CONDOS, coming July 9 @ 8pm ET

Have you ever looked at yourself? Truly looked at yourself?

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