Trumpets playing soft jazz from out of the dark desert distance. They come tomorrow. It is too late for us.
Welcome to Night Vale.
In June 2013, one year after the creators of Welcome to Night Vale began airing twice-monthly podcasts, their fanbase had exploded, vaulting the podcast into the #1 spot on iTunes. Since then, its popularity has grown by epic proportions and Night Vale has expanded to a successful live international touring stage show and a New York Times bestselling novel.
The Great Glowing Coils of the Universe includes the episodes from season two of the podcast, in which we witness a totalitarian takeover of Night Vale that threatens to forever change the town and everyone living in it, and offers both an entertaining reading experience as well as a valuable reference guide to past episodes.
Featuring a foreword by Maureen Johnson, an introduction by cowriter Jeffrey Cranor, behind-the-scenes commentary and guest introductions by both authors as well as podcast performers and collaborators including Cecil Baldwin (Cecil), Mara Wilson (The Faceless Old Woman), and Hal Lublin (Steve Carlsberg) among others, The Great Glowing Coils of the Universe also contains the full script from the Welcome to Night Vale live show, “The Debate.” Beautiful illustrations by series artist Jessica Hayworth accompany each episode.
The Great Glowing Coils of the Universe is an absolute must-have whether you’re a fan of the podcast or discovering for the first time the wonderful world of Night Vale.
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Joseph Fink created the Welcome to Night Vale and Alice Isn´t Dead podcasts. He lives with his wife in New York.
Jeffrey Cranor cowrites the Welcome to Night Vale and Within the Wires podcasts. He also cocreates theater and dance pieces with choreographer/wife Jillian Sweeney. They live in New York.
Jeffrey Cranor co-writes--along with Joseph Fink--the hit podcast and touring live show Welcome to Night Vale. He also makes theater and dance. He has written more than 100 short plays with the New York Neo-Futurists, co-wrote and co-performed a two-man show (What the Time Traveler Will Tell Us) with Joseph, and collaborated with choreographer (also wife) Jillian Sweeney to create three full-length dance pieces: Imaginary Lines, This could be it., and Vulture-Wally. Jeffrey lives in New York State.