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Home is where the heart is. We found it one day in the sink. It hums things late at night, but they are not songs. Welcome to Night Vale.
— Cecil

"Capital Campaign" is the 50th episode of Welcome to Night Vale. It was released on July 15, 2014.


The Night Vale Community College begins a capital campaign to fund a new science center. Tourniquet hires a new sous chef, inauguration day for the new mayor, and an update from the otherworld desert.

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Soccer is also commonly known as football, Canadian baseball, American football, violent jogging and World War II.
— Proverb


  • Capital Campaign's cold open was previously posted to the Night Vale podcast twitter account.
  • One of Cecil's instructions for the campaign is to shout into the radio one's innermost secrets and violations of the law: this is a reference to George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four.