How does Welcome To Night Vale Confront Us With The Unknown?
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Part News from Lake Wobegon, part Lovecraftian horror, Welcome To Night Vale has been getting a lot of attention lately — it’s now the most popular podcast on iTunes, even moreso than This American Life. But why are we so fascinated with this quiet little radio drama? Mike Rugnetta and PBS Idea Channel have some thoughts.