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‘Welcome to Night Vale’: Chatting it Up with Author Jeffrey Cranor

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When you listen to the podcast Welcome to Night Vale, it doesn’t matter if you were a fan from the beginning, or you became one after listening. Maybe you found it on Tumblr: the thing that becomes immediately apparent from the moment you first hear Cecil’s voice is that this is like nothing you’ve ever heard before. Welcome to Night Vale is funny, sometimes creepy, always fascinating, and you’ve definitely struggled to describe what it’s about to someone before. Now, Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, the minds behind the podcast, have come out with It Devours! A Welcome to Night Vale Novel, following the 2015 release of their first, Welcome to Night Vale: A Novel. Booktrib was lucky enough to catch up with Jeffrey Cranor for…

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‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Premiered on FOX: Re-live it with Our Reads for Rosa

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With her dark hair and pink highlights, she’s mysterious, secretive, and highly intelligent. Last night, Rosa Diaz and the cast of Brooklyn Nine-Nine returned to FOX. After last season’s twisting finale that no one saw coming, we’re all looking forward to seeing what Jake and Rosa will be up to! Despite the predicament that they find themselves in now, we’re sure it will be every bit as hilarious as the previous seasons. Season 5 of Brooklyn Nine-Nine returns to Fox on September 26th. Played for four seasons now by Stephanie Beatriz, Rosa is not only the toughest on the show, but notoriously hard to read. While we do know some things about her (she really likes the movie Robocop, and believes everyone should have their own…

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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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