But lately, via the wonder of FB sharing and a man named Wick, I've come across Welcome to Night Vale, which describes itself as thus:
"WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff's Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events.
Turn on your radio and hide."
The writers of Welcome to Night Vale have a nice way of twisting listener expectations-you don't know what's going to be reported next, but you do know it'll be a fresh new horror delivered in an amusing way. It's good fun, well produced, and an entertaining way to pass 12-15 minutes. And I've always had a soft spot for small towns beset by supernatural events!