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Popular ‘Welcome to Night Vale’ Podcast Now Available in Print

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So how’s this for peculiar? There’s a small town in the Southwestern United States where strange things happen. There’s a dog park, but neither people nor dogs are allowed in it. You can go to the Arby’s, but you have to ignore the mysterious lights that are floating above it. The Sheriff’s Secret Police patrol the skies in their friendly blue helicopters—but you want to steer clear of the black choppers. The town described above is the fictional burg of Night Vale, and it’s the setting of the mega-popular podcast Welcome to Night Vale. Described as Lake Wobegon as if it were written by Stephen King, the twice-monthly podcast is a news report narrated by fictional character Cecil Palmer, who…

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