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FREE EPUB Ë MOBI Mostly Void Partially Stars ò 9780062468611 Ï From the authors of the New York Times bestselling novel Welcome to Night Vale and the creators of the #1 international podcast of the same name comes a collection of episodes from Season One of their hit podcast featuring an introduction by the aS hitting than 100 million downloads and Night Vale has expanded to a successful live multi cast international touring stage show and a New York Times bestselling novel Now the first two seasons are available as books offering an entertaining reading experience and a valuable reference guide to past episodesMostly Void Partially Stars introduces us to Night Vale a town in the American Southwest where every conspiracy theory is true and to the strange but friendly people who live thereMostly Void Partially Stars features an introduction by creator and co w This is the most I have ever debated with myself on a book rating and in the end I took a coward’s way out and chose the middle option This is a 5 star book This is a 1 star book I really do not know what to do with itOn one hand The entire first year of Welcome to Night Vale is contained in these pages WtNV is a phenomenal podcast about a very strange desert town where every conspiracy theory ever is just another normal day I once saw it described as “Lovecraft Stephen King and Neil Gaiman create a SIMS town then just leave it alone for a few years and let it evolve as it will” That’s Night Vale It’s weird and it’s touching and it’s glorious and it’s creepy and it is never ever boringOn the other hand This book is a script collection and though all the basic content is here it is missing out on the lifeblood of Night Vale the rich soothing voice of its narrator community radio host Cecil Palmer Cecil voiced by Cecil Baldwin is the heart and soul of Night Vale and I absolutely cannot recommend reading these scripts as an introduction to the series You have to hear it You have to And without Cecil along to guide us through our yearlong journey one of the most vital components of the Night Vale experience is absentOn one hand It’s a script book All the Night Vale scripts from year one are in one place for uick and easy reference It’s searchable HuzzahOn the other hand It’s a script book There is very little new content being offered here It’s searchable but that’s about all it really has to offer Yes there are illustrations one per episode in most cases but to be completely honest most of Night Vale’s merch artists don’t do a lot for my personal tastes Yes there is an introduction prior to each script but there’s not a lot of insight into the creative process just some train of thought stuff you can take or leave And this part gets another paragraph because honestly this is my biggest gripe with the book I wanted content I wanted thoughtful creator commentary and annotations and footnotes and running observations about the entire creative process that went into making WtNV the success that it is I wanted to know things New things Fun things Potentially dangerous things And in this regard the small previews before each episode were an abyssal disappointment Give me something new Something interesting Something I can’t already get on the podcast Give me a reason to devote my already at capacity shelf space to you bookOn one hand There’s no weather Now for those not in the loop Night Vale’s “weather” forecast is a song inserted in the final third of each episode The musical contributions range from uirky to powerful to waitin' for the bus in the rain in the rain wait waitin' for the bus in the rain You will love the weather You will hate it You will be confused by it You will spend entirely too long trying to analyze its deeper meaning Like Cecil’s voice the weather is an essential component of the full Night Vale experience and its absence here the song title and artist are given along with a winkwink nudgenudge to go look it up if you want to is very noticeable and detracts from the overall immersionOn the other hand There’s no weather Come on you know you usually give it a little bit to hook you then skip over it anyway So with all that said I shall stand firm on my decision to split the difference between my two opinions and settle on 25 stars rounded down since in Goodreads terms 2 stars is “It was ok” And ultimately that’s what this book was Okay Not good Not great Not terrible Not even “Neat” Justokay And I'm not rating the podcast which is a solid 5 Star experience seriously go listen to it now I have to keep that in mind I am rating the bookI won’t be picking up installment 2 of the Night Vale scripts and to be frank I’m glad the copy I read of this installment is a loanerThis is the first time I’ve really been disappointed with a component of the Night Vale experience and that is the most disappointing part of all

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Riter Joseph Fink a foreword by Cory Doctorow and behind the scenes commentary and guest introductions by performers from the podcast and notable fans including Cecil Baldwin Cecil Dylan Marron Carlos and Kevin R Free Kevin among others Also included is the full script from the first Welcome to Night Vale live show Condos Beautiful illustrations by series artist Jessica Hayworth accompany each episodeMostly Void Partially Stars 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 Hey you Yeah you there The one whose eyes happened to come across this review are you a Welcome to Night Vale fan If not go away This book isn’t for you This is a Night Vale book for Night Vale people No I don’t care that Joseph Fink one of the writers of Night Vale says in his introduction that the book is for you even if you’re not already a fan It’s not Go awayI’ll waitLooks around carefully Are all the non fans gone Good The meeting is next Thursday on the thirteenth minute of the thirteenth hour It will last precisely thirteen seconds then all will be knownOh dear there seems to be some non fans still reading That won’t do That won’t do at allSends a guard to escort them to the library So yeah in terms of the book it’s great As it says on the coverdescription the book contains written transcripts of the first year of the show It also contains introductions by one of the people involved usually one of the writers sometimes voice actors that offer a lot of interesting information in regards to the creation of the episode It also features the script for the live show “Condos” which is a nice bonus Now some non fans may be saying “But wait you can listen to almost all of this book for free Did you just pay money for some introductions and a few bonuses” To which I respond “Why are you still here Didn’t the librarians devour your soul yet”Another kinder response could be as follows Are you afraid of the inevitable apocalypse that will shut down the Internet or destroy technology thus making it where you can never enjoy Night Vale again Then this book is for you

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Mostly Void Partially StarsFrom the authors of the New York Times bestselling novel Welcome to Night Vale and the creators of the #1 international podcast of the same name comes a collection of episodes from Season One of their hit podcast featuring an introduction by the authors behind the scenes commentary and original illustrationsIn June of 2012 the creators of Welcome to Night Vale began airing twice weekly podcasts By the anniversary show a year later the fanbase had exploded vaulting the podcast into the #1 spot on iTunes Since then its popularity has grown by epic proportion Instead of a review just imagine me grinning Manically Until it seems like I should really stop grinning now Until you're kind of uncomfortable Until you back away slowly