Within the Wires

Within the Wires Podcast

Stories told through found audio from an alternate universe. Season three, “Dictation,” is a political thriller told exclusively through a bureaucrat’s dictated recordings to a secretary. Narrated by Lee LeBreton. Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Original music by Mary Epworth.

Start With This: Idea to Execution
A brand new podcast from Night Vale Presents, and the first podcast Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor have made together since Welcome to Night Vale: 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...

Within the Wires Live Show Announcement
Three quick announcements: Lee LeBreton will be performing an original, standalone live show at the Largo in LA on April 27, along with new live shows from Alice Isn’t Dead and Welcome to Night Vale’s the Faceless Old Woman. Tickets available now. Within the Wires will be at PodX, a new podcast convention from the folks who brought you LeakyCon taking place in Nashville from May 31 to June 2. Learn more and get 10% off your tickets at podx.com/wires. Jeffrey Cranor and Joseph Fink are making a brand new p...

Season 3, Reel 10: June 21, 1961
Dictation recording 10 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, June 21, 1961. Letter to Amy Castillo. # Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Within the Wires T-Shirts & Posters, topatoco.com/collections/within-the-wires Free transcripts, patreon.com/withinthewires Support this show on Patreon, patreon.com/withinthewires Support our sponsors, nightvalepresents.com/sponsoroffers Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Nig...


Season 3, Reel 9: September 13, 1954
Dictation recording 9 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, September 13, 1954. Letters to Alejandra Reagan, Ursula Lindholm, Bernice Jones, and Sarah Chisholm. # Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Within the Wires T-Shirts & Posters, topatoco.com/collections/within-the-wires Free transcripts, patreon.com/withinthewires Support this show on Patreon, patreon.com/withinthewires Support our sponsors, nightvalepresents.com/sponsoro...

Season 3, Reel 8: April 20, 1954
NOTE: We will be taking a break the week of Christmas. Episode 9 will return on Jan 1, 2019. Dictation recording 8 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, April 20, 1954. Letters to Bernice Jones and Sima Choudary. # Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Within the Wires T-Shirts & Posters, topatoco.com/collections/within-the-wires Free transcripts, patreon.com/withinthewires Support this show on Patreon, patreon.com/withinthewires ...

Season 3, Reel 7: March 29, 1954
Dictation recording 7 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, March 29, 1954. Letters to Vishwathi Ramadoss and Karen Roberts. # Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Within the Wires T-Shirts & Posters, topatoco.com/collections/within-the-wires Free transcripts, patreon.com/withinthewires Support this show on Patreon, patreon.com/withinthewires Support our sponsors, nightvalepresents.com/sponsoroffers Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilson...


Season 3, Reel 6: March 24, 1954
Dictation recording 6 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, March 24, 1954. For Amy. # Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Within the Wires T-Shirts & Posters, topatoco.com/collections/within-the-wires Free transcripts, patreon.com/withinthewires Support this show on Patreon, patreon.com/withinthewires Support our sponsors, nightvalepresents.com/sponsoroffers Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Present...

Season 3, Reel 5: March 2, 1954
Dictation recording 5 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, March 2, 1954. Letter to Sarah Chisholm. # Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Within the Wires T-Shirts & Posters, topatoco.com/collections/within-the-wires Free transcripts, patreon.com/withinthewires Support this show on Patreon, patreon.com/withinthewires Support our sponsors, nightvalepresents.com/sponsoroffers Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Ni...

Season 3, Reel 4: February 15, 1954
Dictation recording 4 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, February 15, 1954. Letters to Vishwathi Ramadoss, Leena Mäkinen, and Bernice Jones. # Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Within the Wires T-Shirts & Posters, topatoco.com/collections/within-the-wires Free transcripts, patreon.com/withinthewires Support this show on Patreon, patreon.com/withinthewires Support our sponsors, nightvalepresents.com/sponsoroffers Logo by Ro...


Season 3, Reel 3: November 26, 1953
Dictation recording 3 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, November 26, 1953. Letters to Sarah Chisholm and Reina Bachelor. # Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Within the Wires T-Shirts & Posters, topatoco.com/collections/within-the-wires Free transcripts, patreon.com/withinthewires Support this show on Patreon, patreon.com/withinthewires Support our sponsors, nightvalepresents.com/sponsoroffers Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilson...

Season 3, Reel 2: August 13, 1953
Dictation recording 2 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, August 13, 1953. Letters to Ursula Lindholm, Bernice Jones, and Vishwathi Ramadoss. # Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Within the Wires T-Shirts & Posters, topatoco.com/collections/within-the-wires Free transcripts, patreon.com/withinthewires Support this show on Patreon, patreon.com/withinthewires Support our sponsors, nightvalepresents.com/sponsoroffers Logo by Ro...

Season 3, Reel 1: July 3, 1953
Dictation recording 1 of 10: Office of Michael Witten, July 3, 1953. Letters to Sima Choudary, Helena Wood, and Bernice Jones. # Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Lee LeBreton Within the Wires T-Shirts & Posters, topatoco.com/collections/within-the-wires Free transcripts, patreon.com/withinthewires Support this show on Patreon, patreon.com/withinthewires Support our sponsors, nightvalepresents.com/sponsoroffers Logo by Rob Wilson, ro...


Season 3, Trailer 3: Dictation
Within the Wires Season 3 premieres on September 4. Season Three, "Dictation," is a political thriller set in 1950s Chicago told exclusively through dictated letters and notes from a bureaucrat to his secretary. Michael Witten is committed to the building of a New Society, after the global destruction caused by the Great Reckoning. But a political rival with a suspicious past reappears in Europe. Alliances are delicate and intricate, and Michael doesn’t know whom he can trust. The voice of Michael Witten ...

Season 3, Trailer 2: Dictation
Within the Wires Season 3 premieres on September 4. Season Three, "Dictation," is a political thriller set in 1950s Chicago told exclusively through dictated letters and notes from a bureaucrat to his secretary. Michael Witten is committed to the building of a New Society, after the global destruction caused by the Great Reckoning. But a political rival with a suspicious past reappears in Europe. Alliances are delicate and intricate, and Michael doesn’t know whom he can trust. The voice of Michael Witten ...

Season 3, Trailer 1: Dictation
Within the Wires Season 3 premieres on September 4. Season Three, "Dictation," is a political thriller set in 1950s Chicago told exclusively through dictated letters and notes from a bureaucrat to his secretary. Michael Witten is committed to the building of a New Society, after the global destruction caused by the Great Reckoning. But a political rival with a suspicious past reappears in Europe. Alliances are delicate and intricate, and Michael doesn’t know whom he can trust. The voice of Michael Witten ...


Within the Wires live show in London
Come see Within the Wires live at London Podcast Festival on Sept 13 at 7pm. Starring Janina Matthewson (this story will take place in and around Season 1: Relaxation Cassettes) with live music by Mary Epworth. Tickets available now. http://withinthewires.com...

Season 3 Announcement
Season 3 of Within the Wires premieres Sept 4, 2018. We also have a Patreon-only Within the Wires series called "Black Box" for Patrons of $10 or more. Go to patreon.com/withinthewires to support our show and get all kinds of bonus things. Love you....

Season 2, Cassette 10: Karikari Contemporary Gallery (1986)
Museum Audio Guide #10: Karikari Contemporary Gallery (1986) Season Two Episode 10 of 10 # You can get an exclusive, Patreon-only Within the Wires Season (as well as many other benefits, starting as low as $1) by supporting our Patreon. patreon.com/withinthewires 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...


Season 2, Cassette 9: Metropolitan Museum of Art (1981)
Museum Audio Guide #9: Metropolitan Museum of Art (1981) Season Two Episode 9 of 10 # Brand new Within the Wires T-Shirts and Posters and a Claudia Atieno art print are now available, withinthewires.com. Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Rima Te Wiata (as Roimata Mangakāhia). Featuring Leah Nanako Winkler (as Elaine Hara). Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...

Season 2, Cassette 8: Ohara Museum of Art (1980)
Museum Audio Guide #8: Ohara Museum of Art (1980) Season Two Episode 8 of 10 # Brand new Within the Wires T-Shirts and Posters and a Claudia Atieno art print are now available, withinthewires.com. Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Rima Te Wiata (as Roimata Mangakāhia). Featuring Julia Morizawa (as Leah Akane). Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...

Season 2, Cassette 7: Sree Chitra Art Gallery (1979)
Museum Audio Guide #7: Sree Chitra Art Gallery (1979) Season Two Episode 7 of 10 # Brand new Within the Wires T-Shirts and Posters and a Claudia Atieno art print are now available, withinthewires.com. Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Rima Te Wiata (as Roimata Mangakāhia). Featuring Lily Potkin (as Clarissa Nair). Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...


Season 2, Cassette 6: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (1978)
Museum Audio Guide #6: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1978 Season Two Episode 6 of 10 # Brand new Within the Wires T-Shirts and Posters and a Claudia Atieno art print are now available, withinthewires.com. Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Rima Te Wiata (as Roimata Mangakāhia). Featuring Kate Leth (as Zoe Tremblay). Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...

Season 2, Cassette 5: Van Gogh Museum (1977)
Museum Audio Guide #5: Van Gogh Museum, 1977 Season Two Episode 5 of 10 # Brand new Within the Wires T-Shirts and Posters and a Claudia Atieno art print are now available, withinthewires.com. Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Performed by Rima Te Wiata (as Roimata Mangakāhia). Featuring Lia Albers (as Lia Bakker). Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...

Season 2, Cassette 4: Bardo Museum (1975)
Museum Audio Guide #4: Bardo Museum, 1975 Season Two Episode 4 of 10 # 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 Rima Te Wiata (as Roimata Mangakāhia). Featuring Felicity Crentsil (as Ama Cudjoe). Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...


Season 2, Cassette 3: El Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (1974)
Museum Audio Guide #3: El Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, 1974 Season Two Episode 3 of 10 # 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 Rima Te Wiata (as Roimata Mangakāhia). Featuring Anairis Quinones (as Caty Velasquez). Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...

Season 2, Cassette 2: Ulster Museum (1973)
Museum Audio Guide #2: Ulster Museum, 1973 Season Two Episode 2 of 10 # 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 Rima Te Wiata (as Roimata Mangakāhia). Featuring Sarah Maria Griffin (as Mary Breathnach). Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...

Season 2, Cassette 1: Tate Modern (1971)
Museum Audio Guide #1: Tate Modern, 1971 Season Two Episode 1 of 10 # 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 Rima Te Wiata (as Roimata Mangakāhia). Featuring Mary Epworth (as Fiona Williamson). Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...


Season 2, Trailer 3: The Parade in Paris
On this museum audio guide, look closely at the crowd. The voice of Roimata Mangakāhia is Rima Te Wiata. 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...

Season 2, Trailer 2: Stapler (1968)
On this museum audio guide, take a closer look at this painting of a stapler. The voice of Roimata Mangakāhia is Rima Te Wiata. 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...

Season 2, Trailer 1: Still Life With Orchid
On this museum audio guide, take a closer examination of one of Claudia Atieno's most well-known, and oft-discussed paintings. The voice of Roimata Mangakāhia is Rima Te Wiata. 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...


Season 2 Announcement!
Within the Wires, Season 2: Museum Audio Tours. Episode 1 coming September 5. Within the Wires T-Shirts and Posters: withinthewires.com. Music: Mary Epworth, maryepworth.com Written by Jeffrey Cranor and Janina Matthewson. Logo by Rob Wilson, robwilsonwork.com Part of the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...

Season 1, Cassette 10: Horopito
Cassette #10: Horopito Episode 10 of 10 - Season 1 Finale # 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 the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...

Season 1, Cassette 9: Loss, Hands
Cassette #9: Loss, Hands Episode 9 of 10 # 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 the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...


Season 1, Cassette 8: Awareness, Eyes
Cassette #8: Awareness, Eyes # 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 the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...

Season 1, Cassette 7: Doubt, Head
Cassette #7: Doubt, Head # 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 the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...

Season 1, Cassette #6: for Oleta
Cassette #6: for Oleta # 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 the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...


Season 1, Cassette #5: Focus, Nose
Cassette #5: Focus, Nose # 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 the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...

Season 1, Cassette #4: Sadness, Lungs
Cassette #4: Sadness, Lungs # 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 the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...

Season 1, Cassette #3: Insomnia, Feet
Cassette #3: Insomnia, Feet # 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 the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...


Season 1, Cassette #2: Anxiety, Stomach
Cassette #2: Anxiety, Stomach # 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 the Night Vale Presents network. nightvalepresents.com...

Season 1, Cassette #1: Stress, Shoulders
Cassette #1: Stress, Shoulders # Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free 30-day trial at audible.com/wtw 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...

Within the Wires - Teaser
Within the Wires, a new serial fiction podcast from the team behind Welcome to Night Vale and Alice Isn't Dead. 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...