Jan 10, 2017 welcome to night vale, a friendly desert community somewhere in the american southwest. Cocreators of the popular welcome to night vale podcast, successfully expand the mythology of their strange desert town. The series was created in 2012 by joseph fink and jeffrey cranor. Welcome to night vale as a book spends most of its energy on reinforcing the idea of how quirky it is, like a trope of a college performance art piece. Nilanjana sikdar has the difficult job of being a scientist in night vale. Join us across north america this spring for cecil baldwins last live tour and be one of the first to see our new show, the haunting of night vale. In night vale, theres a faceless old woman who secretly lives in everyones home, but no one knows how she got there or where she came from, until now. Five welcome to night vale characters that smashed all the.
One one thousand by raina rose our 2020 world tour kicks off in just a few days. Join joseph fink and jeffrey cranor on their book tour for the faceless old woman who secretly lives in your home, the third welcome to night vale novel. With its popularity, it has attracted fans far and wide, quickly selling out touring shows all over the globe. It devours a welcome to night vale novel by joseph fink. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1, 2, or 3 months new customers receive 15% off your. Bookpage as a companion piece, welcome to night vale will be hard to resist. Some of it is a bit creepy but in a funny wtf sort of way.
From the ear to the page, the night vale podcast becomes a novel. Become a member on patreon today to help us keep making welcome to night vale and get. Welcome to night vale by joseph fink, jeffrey cranor, paperback. Jun 09, 2017 six book recommendations from the creators of welcome to night vale. Books similar to welcome to night vale welcome to night. It is mentioned he often receives faxes and phone calls from listeners on events, as well as updates from. This was a huge influence on me when we were writing the first night vale novel in terms of writing a.
From the ear to the page, the night vale podcast becomes. Cecil gershwin palmer welcome to night vale wiki fandom. This was a huge influence on me when we were writing the first night vale novel in terms of writing a book that is less. Oct 20, 2017 welcome to night vale by joseph fink and jeffrey cranor is set in the absurd desert town weve come to love in the podcast of the same name. Note that patreon will charge you when you sign up, then recurring on the 1st of the.
Become a member on patreon today to help us keep making welcome to night vale and get cool stuff, like directors notes, bonus episodes, and even a new character named after you. Cecil gershwin palmer is the voice of night vale and the narrator of welcome to night vale. A friendly but terrifying and comic but dark and glittering but bleak. Books similar to welcome to night vale welcome to night vale. Jul 14, 2015 july 15, 2015 an excerpt from the audiobook of the welcome to night vale novel, narrated by cecil baldwin. The very popular welcome to night vale podcast by joseph fink and jeffrey cranor now has a companion novel, welcome to night vale harper. Once you have purchased a ticket, those transactions are out of our hands. Oct 20, 2015 ive been a fan of welcome to night vale for years, and in that time writers jeffrey cranor and joseph fink have delighted me with stories that are clever, twisted, beautiful, strange, wonderful, and sweet. From the creators of the wildly popular welcome to night vale podcast comes an imaginative mystery of appearances and disappearances that is also a poignant look at the ways in which we all struggle more. Welcome to night vale is a podcast presented as a radio show for the fictional town of night vale, reporting on the strange events that occur within it. To ask other readers questions about welcome to night vale, please sign up.
The book comes stocked with all the elements that make the night vale podcast uniquely weirdthink the twilight zone meets alice in. Welcome to night vale lives up to the podcast hype in every way. Is there a place to download all of the episodes in. Located in a nameless desert somewhere in the great american southwest, night vale is a small town where ghosts, angels, aliens and government. The popular podcast welcome to night vale has ventured into the literary world with its first novel. The only official channel of the welcome to night vale podcast. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. He works at night vale community radio as the announcer and selfproclaimed journalist. It struck me as a little odd that the official channel at the time of me making this. Listen to welcome to night vale episodes free, on demand. Welcome to night vale turn on the radio and stay a while. The book was first released on october 20, 2015 through harper perennial in the united states and orbit books in the united kingdom. After listening to the podcast for years, the book was a supplemental read that i wholly enjoyed. This isnt just some attempt on my part to spit on dreams and fart on hopes for the fun of it.
With so many narrative threads weaving through welcome to night vale, its easy to forget about plot elements or write them off as things that will never be resolved. July 15, 2015 an excerpt from the audiobook of the welcome to night vale novel, narrated by cecil baldwin. Welcome to night vale 163 bravo listen via stitcher for. Over the past three years, it has surged to become one of the most popular podcasts of all time, dominating itunes charts. Nonsequiturs can either be just that, nonsequiturs, or seeds that fink and cranor have planted, to be elaborated on later. Our top sciencefiction and fantasy picks for october. If you are unfamiliar with it, welcome to night vale is an insanely popular podcast. I received a request to make a welcome to night vale reading list a summer reading program, if you will a central place to find all books, plays, musicals, and other bits of literary reference which have been mentioned in the show.
Part twilight zone, part xfiles, part this american life, night vale manages to bridge all these disparate elements together into a cohesive and entertaining story that appeals to a wide audience. Night vale is a friendly desert community where the sun is hot, the moon is beautiful, and mysterious lights pass overhead while everyone pretends to sleep. A friendly but terrifying and comic but dark and glittering but bleak story of misfit family life that unfolds along the side streets, back alleys, and springloaded trapdoors of the small town home. Hiram mcdaniels and carlos both describe night vale as hard to find.
A novel is an enjoyable read for anyone who is already a fan of the podcast. The night vale tourism boards visitable night vale campaign has kicked off with posters encouraging folks to take their family on a sceneryfilled jaunt through the trails of radon canyon. Welcome to night vale reading list night vale transcripts. Night vale is located somewhere in the american southwest, surrounded by a vast empty desert, near desert bluffs. The hardcover of the the faceless old woman who secretly lives in your home signed book welcome to night vale novel series by joseph fink, jeffrey. Surrealism is great, but more so in small doses as a contrast to reality. In this ordinary little town where ghosts, angels, aliens and government conspiracies are commonplace parts of everyday life, the lives of two women, with two mysteries, are about to converge. Sign up for our twicemonthly newsletter and get all the night vale news before anyone else. I mean, we already have a place where we can download episodes for free except for the liveshows, why would anyone need to reupload the episodes just so they can have them in a zip file. The 5 biggest theories about welcome to night vale the. Sometimes, cecil reports on events as they are occurring.
Its a book about belonging and how sometimes to truly understand what is happening, you may need an outsiders perspective. Six book recommendations from the creators of welcome to night vale. And while most free podcasts rely on corporate sponsors, the night vale creators the. The faceless old woman who secretly lives in your home signed. Authors joseph fink and jeffrey cranor present a story that follows two of night vales residents diane, an unassuming office worker with a shapeshifter for a son, and jackie, a 19 year old pawn shop owner. Welcome to night vale audiobook by joseph fink, jeffrey. Welcome to night vale by joseph fink, jeffrey cranor. It devours a welcome to night vale novel hardcover.
Six book recommendations from the creators of welcome to. Published by night vale presents since march 15, 2015, the podcast was previously published by commonplace books. Listening to this book was how i imagine i would feel if i wallpapered my house with dali paintings. Welcome to night vale is a twicemonthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of night vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the sheriffs secret police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events. Welcome to night vale is not only one of the biggest success stories for the. It is a singularly inventive visit to an otherworldly town thats the stuff of nightmares and daydreams. Cecil speaks night vale transcripts episode 2 glow cloud. The desert seems vast, even endless, and yet scientists tell us that somewhere, even now, there is snow. Welcome to night vale is a twicemonthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of night vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements. Even if youve never heard of night vale, i truly believe youll enjoy it devours.
And before we begin, yes, i actually do have the book. From the creators of the wildly popular welcome to night vale podcast comes an imaginative mystery of appearances and disappearances that is also a poignant look at the ways in which we all struggle to find ourselves. Since its first episode in 2012, the fictional radio broadcasts from this weird little desert town have gained massive popularity, consistently staying on top of the itunes charts, as well as performing several world tours with their live show and publishing a new york timesbestselling book. Sep 19, 20 im 17 and i love the podcast welcome to night vale. So what is night vale, and what is all the hype about. Fink and cranors thoughtprovoking second novel tied in to the paranormal podcast welcome to night vale also the title of the first book examines how religion and science work in a town that doesnt make sense. With its surreal premise, welcome to night vale stands out in a medium dominated by nonfiction. Welcome to night vale podcast becomes an equally weird, haunted yet humorous novel welcome to night vale authors joseph fink and jeffrey cranor turned their podcast into a. To date welcome to night vale has released four books featuring scripts from the.554 170 225 1423 230 716 732 589 485 54 1446 889 37 655 381 994 1264 1275 1156 621 114 1262 840 571 245 370 709 500 868 1427 1050 443 646 969 753 323 475 280 443 741 315