Neutral Milk Hotel’s Julian Koster starts a very Neutral Milk Hotel podcast

As reported by Spin, Music Tapes mastermind and former Neutral Milk Hotel bass/accordion/banjo/musical saw player Julian Koster has announced a new podcast that sounds exactly like the sort of thing a former Neutral Milk Hotel member would make. For starters, it’s called The Orbiting Human Circus (Of The Air), which…

And now, a bunch of conservatives saying “yas queen”

There’s a lot of unsettling content coming out of the RNC, but today’s most stomach-twisting bit comes courtesy of Seriously.TV. For a perfectly surreal bit of content, the site enlisted staff reporter and Welcome To Night Vale album Dylan Marron to hit the streets of Cleveland to ask people to say “Yas, queen,” you…

Welcome To Night Vale creators launch spooky new podcast, spookier podcasting platform

Since its start in 2012, Welcome To Night Vale has grown from a spooky, darkly funny podcast into a spooky, darkly funny pop-culture phenomenon, complete with hordes of enthusiastic young fans who greet the arrival of narrator Cecil Baldwin like the Beatles deplaning at Kennedy Airport. Now the show’s creators, Joseph…

Welcome To Night Vale novel sticks too closely to the podcast’s rambling format

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Perhaps no book has ever begged to be listened to rather than read as much as Welcome To Night Vale, Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor’s novel based on their podcast of the same name. The podcast has earned an enormous following by taking the mundane format of community radio and peppering it with constant, barely…

It only takes 40 seconds to watch every single line spoken by people of color in Her

The film industry’s problems with representing people of color in mainstream movies are well known and documented, but it can still be shocking when someone finds a way to display them in a new and meaningful way. Cue actor Dylan Marron—known to podcasting fans as Carlos the scientist from the popular Welcome To Night…

Welcome To Night Vale musical guest Mary Epworth is “Long Gone” in a new video

Fans of Welcome To Night Vale might recognize the name Mary Epworth. The UK-based singer is currently on the road with the podcast gang, appearing each night as the show’s musical guest. A blend of Chelsea Wolfe and Mirah, Epworth puts out evocative and dreamy tunes inspired by nature and imbued with fuzzy guitar and…