Episode summary: Cecil receives a cryptic phone call from someone who is very close. Plus, a new business plan at the Daily Journal, an important list from the Sheriff's Secret Police, and improvements at the public library.
- In response to online competition, the Night Vale Daily Journal announces its new business model: killing news bloggers with hatchets.
- Carlos calls Cecil to report that time is slowing down in Night Vale.
- The Sheriff himself announces that Night Vale should prepare for war with the lost city.
Release Date: February 1, 2013
Weather: "Those Days Are Gone and My Heart is Breaking" by Barton Carroll
Logo: Rob Wilson
Produced by Commonplace Books
Written by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor
Narrated by Cecil Baldwin, with guest appearance by Jeffrey Cranor as Carlos
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