Welcome to Night Vale

Welcome to Night Vale

United States

Twice-monthly community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff's Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events. Turn on your radio and hide. Welcome to Night Vale. (Produced by Commonplace Books. Written by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor. Narrated by Cecil Baldwin. On Twitter as NightValeRadio)

Episodes

99 - Michigan  

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 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. welcometonightvale.com, click on book.

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

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

98 - Flight  

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. welcometonightvale.com, click on book.

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

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

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

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 and HelloFresh for supporting our podcast! Go to HelloFresh.com and use the code OHC to get $35 off your first week of deliveries, and check out Rocket Mortgage at QuickenLoans.com/OHC.

In November 2016, the janitor will be cleaning a venue near you! Upcoming tour dates: www.orbitinghumancircus.com

Featuring John Cameron Mitchell as Mr. Cameron, Julian Koster as the Janitor, and Drew Callander as the Narrator, with Tim Robbins as the Cricket, Charlie Day as Macbeth, and Mary Elizabeth Ellis and Lady Macbeth, and the Alicia Svigals Klezmer Ensemble featuring the late Evan Harlan (Julian's uncle) on accordion and North the Singing Saw.

Written and created by Julian Koster. Co-directed by and developed with Ellie Heyman. Produced by Christy Gressman. Featuring musical composition and arrangement by Thomas Hughes and music by The Music Tapes.

Full credits: www.orbitinghumancircus.com

Part of the Night Vale Presents network: www.nightvalepresents.com

 

 

 

97 - Josefina  

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 XX (xxband.com)

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. welcometonightvale.com, click on book.

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

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

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

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 continue listening to The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air), subscribe now via iTunes, Libsyn, Stitcher, or via RSS on your favorite podcatcher.)

Thanks to Audible and Atom Tickets for supporting the show! Get a free audiobook with a 30 day free trial at audible.com/OHC. Download the free Atom Tickets app from Google Play or the Apple App Store and use code OHC for $5 off.

In November 2016, the janitor will be cleaning a venue near you! Upcoming tour dates: www.orbitinghumancircus.com

Featuring John Cameron Mitchell as Mr. Cameron, Julian Koster as the Janitor, and Drew Callander as the Narrator, with Tim Robbins as the Cricket and Mandy Patinkin as Cantor Moishe Lebowitz. 

Written and created by Julian Koster. Co-directed by and developed with Ellie Heyman. Produced by Christy Gressman. Featuring musical composition and arrangement by Thomas Hughes and music by The Music Tapes. 

Full credits: www.orbitinghumancircus.com

Part of the Night Vale Presents network: www.nightvalepresents.com

96 - Negotiations  

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 Flynn is Symphony Sanders.

Weather: "A Trip Out" by British Sea Power (britishseapower.co.uk)

Become a Night Vale Scout. Donations of any amount help keep this show free. Donate Now.

New Books: Night Vale Podcast Episodes, Volumes 1 & 2
Available now!
Plus...
Welcome to Night Vale: The Novel. welcometonightvale.com, click on book.

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

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

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

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.

(NOTE:To continue listening to The Orbiting Human Circus (of the Air), subscribe now via iTunes, Libsyn, Stitcher, or via RSS on your favorite podcatcher.)

Thanks to Rocket Mortgage by Quicken Loans and Atom Tickets for supporting the show! Download the free Atom Tickets app from Google Play or the Apple App Store and use code OHC for $5 off through the end of the year. Check out Rocket Mortgage at QuickenLoans.com/OHC.

Featuring John Cameron Mitchell as Mr. Cameron, Julian Koster as the Janitor, and Drew Callander as the Narrator. For full credits, go to www.orbitinghumancircus.com.

Written and created by Julian Koster. Co-directed by and developed with Ellie Heyman. Produced by Christy Gressman. Featuring musical composition and arrangement by Thomas Hughes and music by The Music Tapes.

In November 2016, the Janitor will be cleaning a venue near you! See tour dates at www.orbitinghumancircus.com.

Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com

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

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 via orbitinghumancircus.libsyn.com. For more information, go to nightvalepresents.com.

For Orbiting Human Circus tour dates: orbitinghumancircus.com

95 - Zookeeper  

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 Episodes, Volumes 1 & 2
Available now!
Plus...
Welcome to Night Vale: The Novel. welcometonightvale.com, click on books.

Night Vale European Tour Dates:
Oct 3-23, 2016
welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows.

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

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

94 - All Right  

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 LA Podfest
Sept 23, 2016
Lapodfest.com
Or if you can't make it to LA, you can livestream it from home
Details at Lapodfest.com

Night Vale European Tour Dates:
Oct 3-23, 2016
welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows.

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

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

93 - Big Sister  

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 Podcast Episodes, Volumes 1 & 2
Available September 6!
Plus...
Welcome to Night Vale: The Novel.
welcometonightvale.com, click on book.

Come see Night Vale at LA Podfest
Sept 23-25, 2016
Or if you can't make it to LA, you can livestream it from home
Details at Lapodfest.com

Night Vale European Tour Dates:
Oct 3-23, 2016
welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows.

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

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

92 - If He Had Lived  

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

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

New Books: Night Vale Podcast Episodes, Volumes 1 & 2
now available for pre-order
Plus...
Welcome to Night Vale: The Novel. welcometonightvale.com, click on book.

Night Vale European Tour Dates:
Oct 3-23, 2016
welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows.

NY/NJ Show:
Aug 25, 2016
welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows.

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

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

91 - The 12:37  

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 available for pre-order
Plus...
Welcome to Night Vale: The Novel. welcometonightvale.com, click on book.

Night Vale European Tour Dates:
Oct 3-23, 2016
welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows.

NY/NJ Show:
Aug 25, 2016
welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows.

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

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

Within the Wires: Relaxation Cassette #3  

Cassette #3: Insomnia, Feet

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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 RSS on your favorite podcatcher.

Thanks to Club W for their support. Get $20 off and free shipping on your first order when you become a member. Go to clubw.com/wtw.

Within the Wires T-Shirts and Posters are now available, withinthewires.com.

Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com

Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Janina Matthewson.

Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com

Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com

Within the Wires: Relaxation Cassette #2  

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, maryepworth.com

Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Janina Matthewson.

Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com

Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com

Within the Wires: Relaxation Cassette #1  

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 podcatcher.

Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com

Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Janina Matthewson.

Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com

Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com

90 - Who's a Good Boy? Part 2  

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
welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows.

New Books: Night Vale Podcast Episodes, Volumes 1 & 2
now available for pre-order
Plus...
Welcome to Night Vale: The Novel. welcometonightvale.com, click on book.

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

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

New Podcast Teaser: WITHIN THE WIRES  

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: withinthewires.libsyn.com/.

Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com

Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Janina Matthewson.

Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com

Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com

Bonus Episode 7 - The Investigators on iTunes  

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.

More Info: welcometonightvale.com. Click on Live Shows for US and Europe Tour dates. You can also join our email list there if you like emails and lists.

Follow @NightValeRadio on Twitter or Facebook to stay up to date on news and weird jokes.

89 - Who's a Good Boy? Part 1  

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
welcometonightvale.com, click on live shows.

New Books: Night Vale Podcast Episodes, Volumes 1 & 2
now available for pre-order
Plus...
Welcome to Night Vale: The Novel. welcometonightvale.com, click on book.

Music: Disparition, disparition.info.

Logo: Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com.

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

 

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