Podcast

Alice Isn't Dead

A truck driver searches across America for the wife she had long assumed was dead. In the course of her search, she will encounter not-quite-human serial murderers, towns literally lost in time, and a conspiracy that goes way beyond one missing woman.

Episodes

  • Start With This: Idea to Execution

    Mar 25 2019

    A brand new podcast from Night Vale Presents co-founders Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor: Start With This, a podcast gone creativity playground designed to put your ideas in motion. Each episode centers around a topic from world building, to opening lines, and even failure. Then they give listeners two short assignments: something to consume and something to create. The best way to start writing is to start writing. Not sure where to begin? Start With This. To keep listening to Start With This, ...more

  • More Alice Isn't Dead and a brand new podcast!

    Mar 08 2019

    Come see a brand new Alice Isn’t Dead live show, along with performances from Within the Wires and Welcome to Night Vale’s the Faceless Old Woman, at the Largo in LA on April 27! Tickets available now: https://wl.seetickets.us/event/Night-Vale-Presents/381517?afflky=LargoAtTheCoronet Listen to Joseph Fink’s new podcast with his Welcome to Night Vale co-creator Jeffrey Cranor: Start With This. Start With This is a show designed to get you thinking about, talking about, and, most importantly, mak...more

  • Dear Reader

    Oct 30 2018

    A short letter to the reader that didn’t make it into the final version of the Alice Isn’t Dead novel. Thanks so much for going on this road trip with us. You can get the Alice Isn’t Dead novel right now online or in your local independent book store: http://aliceisntdead.com/#novel Don’t miss Joseph Fink on the 18-city Alice Isn’t Dead book tour, starting tonight in Brooklyn: http://aliceisntdead.com/#book-tour

  • Alice Isn't Dead Novel Excerpt 4

    Oct 23 2018

    Just one week until the Alice Isn’t Dead novel is released! Enjoy this excerpt from the audiobook, read by Jasika Nicole. Pre-order the novel right here, and don’t forget to check out our 18-city book tour, which kicks off in Brooklyn on October 30. Check out aliceisntdead.com for more information about our show.

  • Alice Isn't Dead Novel Excerpt 3

    Oct 09 2018

    Our third excerpt from the Alice Isn’t Dead novel, read by Jasika Nicole. Just a few more weeks until the novel is released! You can pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel here, and check out our book tour, which kicks off in Brooklyn on October 30, novel release day. Check out aliceisntdead.com for more information about our show.

  • Alice Isn't Dead Novel Excerpt 2

    Sep 25 2018

    An excerpt from the Alice Isn’t Dead novel, read by Jasika Nicole. New excerpts every two weeks leading up to the release of the novel on October 30! You can pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel here, and check out our 17-city book tour, including an LA stop featuring Jasika Nicole and Disparition, right here. Check out aliceisntdead.com for more information about our show.

  • Alice Isn't Dead Novel Excerpt 1

    Sep 12 2018

    An excerpt from the Alice Isn’t Dead novel, read by Jasika Nicole. We’ll be posting excerpts from the audiobook every two weeks leading up to the release of the novel on October 30, and we’ll be posting something very special on the novel release date, so stay tuned. You can pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel here, and check out our 17-city book tour, including an LA stop featuring Jasika Nicole and Disparition, right here. Check out aliceisntdead.com for more information about our show.

  • Part 3, Chapter 10: An Ending

    Aug 28 2018

    All road trips end. Pre-order your copy of the Alice Isn’t Dead novel, on sale October 30! And check out our 17 city book tour this fall. Over on the Alice Isn’t Dead store: Dave Watt’s stunning Alice Isn’t Dead road map in three different sizes and Rob Wilson’s logo design on everything from a t-shirt to an enamel pin. Support Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3 on Patreon and get behind-the-scenes updates, bonus episodes, and more. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Jos...more

  • What's Next

    Aug 22 2018

    A quick update about what’s next for this podcast feed. Don’t forget to pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel and check if Joseph Fink is coming to a city near you on his book tour. If you’ve enjoyed this podcast and want to show your support, consider donating on our Patreon page or buying a t-shirt, poster, or pin from our store. http://aliceisntdead.com http://nightvalepresents.com

  • Part 3, Chapter 9: Praxis

    Aug 14 2018

    It didn’t feel like fear. It felt like movement. The Alice Isn’t Dead novel is on sale October 30 – pre-order your signed edition today, and check out our 17 city book tour this fall. Over on the Alice Isn’t Dead store: a stunning Alice Isn’t Dead road map and Rob Wilson’s logo on an enamel pin. Support Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3 on Patreon and get behind-the-scenes updates, bonus episodes, and more. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Ja...more

  • Part 3, Chapter 8: To Forgive

    Jul 31 2018

    I don't know if you deserve forgiveness. The Alice Isn’t Dead novel is on sale October 30 – pre-order your signed edition today, and check out our 17 city book tour this fall. New on the Alice Isn’t Dead store: a stunning Alice Isn’t Dead road map and Rob Wilson’s clever logo on an enamel pin. Support Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3 on Patreon and get behind-the-scenes updates, bonus episodes, a shoutout in the credits, and more. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Jos...more

  • Part 3, Chapter 7: Speakers

    Jul 17 2018

    Man, this isn’t even close to the weirdest thing. Pre-order a signed edition of the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Check out our 17 city book tour this fall. Check out the Alice Isn’t Dead store, featuring a brand new Alice Isn’t Dead road map, Rob Wilson’s stunning logo on t-shirts, a poster, and an enamel pin, and our Bay & Creek t-shirt and Thistle hat. Support Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3 on Patreon and get director’s notes, ad-free episodes, a shoutout in the cre...more

  • Part 3, Chapter 6: This Isn't It

    Jul 03 2018

    Is this it? (It isn't.) Signed editions of the Alice Isn’t Dead novel available for pre-order today. On sale October 30, 2018. Check out our 17 city book tour this fall. Check out the Alice Isn’t Dead store, featuring a brand new Alice Isn’t Dead road map, Rob Wilson’s stunning logo on t-shirts, a poster, and an enamel pin, and our Bay & Creek t-shirt and Thistle hat. Support Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3 on Patreon and get director’s notes, ad-free episodes, a shoutout in the credits, and mor...more

  • Part 3, Chapter 5: What Happened to Hank Thompson

    Jun 19 2018

    The bad is as human as the good. Pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Signed editions now available for pre-order in the U.S. and Canada. Don’t forget to check out our 17 city book tour this fall. New on the store: an Alice Isn’t Dead road map, featuring roadside attractions from all three seasons. Available in three sizes. Support Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3 on Patreon and get director’s notes, ad-free episodes, a shoutout in the credits, and more. Music & ...more

  • Part 3, Chapter 4: Three Nights at the Old Motel

    Jun 05 2018

    Watch out for the locals. Pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Signed editions now available for pre-order in the U.S. and Canada. We’re excited to announce that Jasika Nicole will be narrating the Alice Isn’t Dead audiobook! Find out more information about that and our 17 city book tour on our website. Support Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3 on Patreon and get director’s notes, ad-free episodes, a shoutout in the credits, and more. Bay & Creek t-shirts, Thistle...more

  • Part 3, Chapter 3: Means of Escape

    May 22 2018

    When it's time to leave, do it quickly. Pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Just announced! Our 17 city book tour for the upcoming Alice Isn’t Dead novel. Support Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3 on Patreon and get director’s notes, ad-free episodes, a shoutout in the credits, and more. Bay & Creek t-shirts, Thistle hats, a brand new logo pin, and more available on our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Perform...more

  • Part 3, Chapter 2: Surroundings

    May 08 2018

    There are oracles on these roads. Pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Support Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3 on Patreon and get director’s notes, ad-free episodes, a shoutout in the credits, and more. Bay & Creek t-shirts, Thistle hats, a brand new logo pin, and more available on our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Erica Livingston. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part ...more

  • Part 3, Chapter 1: Cause and Effect

    Apr 24 2018

    Causality is a tricky thing. Pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Support Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3 on Patreon and get director’s notes, bonus episodes, a shoutout in the credits, and more. Brand new Alice Isn’t Dead logo pin now available on the store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Erica Livingston. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • (3) Los Angeles, California

    Apr 10 2018

    Our special, one-off live episode as performed by Jasika Nicole and Disparition in Los Angeles on April 5, 2018. Part Three starts on April 24th. Pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Support Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3 on Patreon and get director’s notes, bonus episodes, a shoutout in the credits, and more. Brand new Alice Isn’t Dead logo pin now available on the store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by J...more

  • (2) Mérida, Yucatán

    Apr 03 2018

    I know I have a lot to answer for. And I will. I’ll answer for it all. Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3. Special episode on April 10th. Chapter One on April 24th. Pre-order the Alice Isn’t Dead novel today. On sale October 30, 2018. Support Alice Isn’t Dead, Part 3 on Patreon and get director’s notes, ad-free episodes, and more. Get tickets to our live show on April 5th in Los Angeles. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Erica Livingston. Logo ...more

  • (1) Perth, Western Australia

    Mar 26 2018

    There are many places I'll never go. Alice Isn't Dead returns with Part 3 this April. Read the first chapter of the Alice Isn't Dead novel at Entertainment Weekly. Pre-order Alice Isn’t Dead: A Novel today. On-sale October 30, 2018. See Alice Isn’t Dead live in Los Angeles on April 5th. Don’t miss this rare chance to see us perform a never-before-heard script. Tickets available now. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo...more

  • Live show and Season 3 update

    Feb 26 2018

    See Alice Isn’t Dead live at Largo in Los Angeles on April 5th, 2018. This live show is a completely stand-alone story for both fans of the podcast and people who don’t know what a podcast is but read a lot of Stephen King and Neil Gaiman. Buy tickets: https://www.largo-la.com/event/1643575 Support our final season on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/aliceisntdead Follow us on Facebook and Twitter for updates and a bit of roadside America in your feed. Sign up for the Night Vale Presents maili...more

  • I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats, Episode 1: The Best Ever Death Metal Band in Denton

    Oct 12 2017

    NOTE: This is the only episode of I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats that we will post on the Alice Isn't Dead feed. If you'd like to continue listening, please subscribe now wherever you listen to podcasts.  John Darnielle and Joseph Fink discuss the role in their lives of art, faith, and satan with John Green, author of The Fault in Our Stars and the upcoming Turtles All The Way Down. And we learn why making the job of creating art more difficult can sometimes make the art itself better. Pre...more

  • NIGHT VALE PRESENTS: Fall 2017 Trailers

    Sep 15 2017

    We're excited to share Night Vale Presents' fall 2017 season! We're launching two brand new shows — I Only Listen to the Mountain Goats and It Makes A Sound — and the second season of Within the Wires, each of which offers a unique perspective on art and storytelling. Check out www.nightvalepresents.com for more information, and subscribe to them in your favorite podcast app today to get each new episode as it comes out.

  • Part 2, Chapter 10: Why Am I Alive?

    Aug 08 2017

    Did I know from the first time I saw you Alice? It feels like I did. Please consider helping to support our third and final season here: www.patreon.com/aliceisntdead Another way to support our show while looking great and feeling great is Alice shirts and hats! https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole...more

  • Part 2, Chapter 9: Prey

    Jul 25 2017

    A question is raised; a decision is made. Please consider helping to support our third and final season here: www.patreon.com/aliceisntdead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Roberta Colindrez. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 2, Chapter 8: Absent Family

    Jul 11 2017

    The return to a certain abandoned house. Brand new! Bay and Creek shirts and Thistle trucker hats, available at https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Roberta Colindrez. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 2, Chapter 7: The Monk of Crystal Springs

    Jun 27 2017

    Once a man lived at the Crystal Springs Rest Area. He doesn't live there anymore. Brand new! Bay and Creek shirts and Thistle trucker hats, available at https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Roberta Colindrez. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 2, Chapter 6: Badwater

    Jun 13 2017

    Two voices in a desert. Brand new! Bay and Creek shirts and Thistle trucker hats, available at https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Performed by Jasika Nicole and Roberta Colindrez. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 2, Chapter 5: Taconic

    May 30 2017

    Sylvia investigates her mother's murder. Brand new! Bay and Creek shirts and Thistle trucker hats, available at https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead See the second ever Alice Isn't Dead live show at podcon.com Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 2, Chapter 4: Chain

    May 16 2017

    Each Kmart sign looks like each Kmart sign; every Subway sandwich tastes the same. Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters, featuring the beautiful skull/truck logo, available at https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 2, Chapter 3: Abandoned Places

    May 02 2017

    What waits in the abandoned places? Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters, featuring the beautiful skull/truck logo, available at https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 2, Chapter 2: Mouth of the Water

    Apr 18 2017

    A mystery at the mouth of a river. Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters, featuring the beautiful skull/truck logo, available at https://topatoco.com/collections/alice-isnt-dead Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 2, Chapter 1: The Last Free Place

    Apr 04 2017

    A dangerous meeting in the last free place. Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters now available in our store. Get some roadside America in your timeline. Follow us on Facebook or Twitter. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • (1) Haugen, Montana

    Mar 28 2017

    Bonus episode: Allow me to introduce myself. Alice Isn't Dead returns with Part 2. New episodes every other Tuesday starting April 4. Twitter Q&A with show creator Joseph Fink March 31: 11 am – @AlicePodcast, tag questions with #AliceIsntDead Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Roberta Colindrez. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • (2) Fremont, Washington

    Mar 21 2017

    Bonus Episode: A vision under a bridge. Alice Isn't Dead returns with Part 2. New episodes every other Tuesday starting April 4. Twitter Q&A with show creator Joseph Fink March 31: 11 am – @AlicePodcast, tag questions with #AliceIsntDead Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • (3) North Rim, Arizona

    Mar 14 2017

    Bonus Episode: A cold morning at the Grand Canyon. Alice Isn't Dead returns with Part 2. New episodes every other Tuesday starting April 4. Twitter Q&A with show creator Joseph Fink March 31: 11 am – @AlicePodcast, tag questions with #AliceIsntDead Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Within the Wires: Relaxation Cassette #1

    Jul 19 2016

    Cassette #1: Stress, Shoulders # NOTE: This is the only episode of Within the Wires that we will post on the Alice Isn't Dead feed. If you'd like to continue listening to all 10 episodes of this podcast, please subscribe in your favorite podcast app. Within the Wires T-Shirts and Posters are now available, withinthewires.com. Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Janina Matthewson. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of t...more

  • Part 1, Chapter 10: Thistle

    Jul 12 2016

    Season finale. The end of one search, and the start of another. Help us make season 2 by donating at aliceisntdead.com. Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters now available in our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 1, Chapter 9: Go Home Again

    Jun 28 2016

    She goes home. But something is waiting there for her. Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters now available in our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • New Podcast Teaser: WITHIN THE WIRES

    Jun 18 2016

    Within the Wires, a new serial fiction podcast from the team behind Welcome to Night Vale and Alice Isn't Dead. New episodes every other Tuesday from June 21 through October 25. Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Janina Matthewson. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com

  • Part 1, Chapter 8: The Other Town

    Jun 14 2016

    What is happening in Victorville, CA? Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters now available in our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 1, Chapter 7: Let's Break into a Police Station

    May 31 2016

    They break into a police station. Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters now available in our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.  

  • Part 1, Chapter 6: Sylvia

    May 17 2016

    A passenger leads her far from where she planned to go. Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters now available in our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 1, Chapter 5: Signs & Wonders

    May 03 2016

    The billboards have something to tell us. Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters now available in our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the NightValePresents network.  

  • Part 1, Chapter 4: The Factory by the Sea

    Apr 19 2016

    A delivery in Florida turns strange. Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters now available in our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 1, Chapter 3: Nothing to See

    Apr 05 2016

    What was that sound in the trailer just now? Pre-order the first two volumes of Night Vale episodes with behind the scenes commentary and illustrations: welcometonightvale.com/books/. Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters now available in our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 1, Chapter 2: Alice

    Mar 22 2016

    What is happening in the town of Charlatan? Alice Isn't Dead t-shirts & posters now available in our store. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Part 1, Chapter 1: Omelet

    Mar 08 2016

    A conversation in a diner gets ugly. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.

  • Alice Isn't Dead - Teaser

    Feb 29 2016

    Alice Isn't Dead, a new serial fiction podcast from the team behind Welcome to Night Vale. New episodes every other Tuesday from March 8 through July 12. Subscribe now on your favorite podcatcher. Music & Production: Disparition, disparition.info. Written by Joseph Fink. Narrated by Jasika Nicole. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com. Part of the Night Vale Presents network.