If you could press a button that would give you a great deal of money, but it would cause someone you don’t know in a distant part of the world to die, then you would have a good model for how our current economy works.
Cecil Palmer, Welcome to Night Vale episode 105: “What Happened at the Smithwick House”
My dash is pretty empty and I need more people to follow so reblog if
You can also hear the consistent, B-flat humming of the moon every night and you understand what it’s trying to convey.
You met an angel in the parking lot of Burger King who gave you a soda and a meaningful look before dissolving into flames.
You have distinct memories of watching The Video on the internet that you can determine, through the shared experiences of other, undoubtedly existed, yet not even a mention of it can be found anymore.
Bill Murray has appeared in your house, took all of the legs off of your chairs without saying a word or breaking eye contact, and left. You’re not sure how he got in or out. All of your doors were locked.
You have reached the edges of the Program where you could see the earth dissolve into pixels and strings of binary, momentarily before They re-calibrated it and a simple street materialized in front of you.
You lie awake at night unable to sleep because your mind is full, wondering what horrors might exist in the vast jaws of space that your mind has not evolved to comprehending yet.
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You heard a conversation occurring in your house knowing you were the only person home. When you investigate your animals lock eyes with you, sitting still and scared like wide eyed statues until you leave.
You haven’t found the heart to tell your mother that her boyfriend of 4 years is really just a sack of potatoes in a child sized tuxedo. She is happy for the first time in years, you think you will just keep it to yourself.
No one believes you about the small red cow that seems to live on your nightstand. The cow mocks you about this fact. That is the only thing the cow does. The nightstand emits a loud noise when you attempt to remove it.
Wherever you go you always here the faintest loop of 99 Red Balloons by Nena that seems to play in the distance. It never sounds any closer or farther, though some days it is in German.
Anyway this is all I can think of for now lol. If anything here applies to you I’ll probably give you a follow.
Do y'all ever listen to WTNV and mouth certain phrases along with Cecil, like not just the obvious ones like “Goodnight, Night Vale, goodnight” and “And now, the weather” but also “you know, the farmer” and “Desert Flower Bowling Alley and Arcade Fun Complex” and “literally a five-headed dragon”
My Night Vale headcannon is that Carlos is actually Carlos from the Magic School bus as an adult and that’s why he doesn’t find Night Vale too weirdly terrifying I’m on mobile can someone add evidence to support this