the memory palace

A Society, Culture and History podcast featuring Nate DiMeo
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From public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace, a finalist for the 2016 Peabody Award and one of iTunes Best Podcast of 2015. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, often a little bit of both.

"The most potent pieces of audio being produced today." - The AvClub

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at

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The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music First up is Requiem from Nico Muhly's score to How to Talk to Girls at Parties. November by Colleen. Edward Hong's arrangement of Sleep from the Smoke and Mirrors Percussion Ensemble. The solo version of Broad Channel by Bing & Ruth Won't Be a Thing to Become by Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld Notes Here's Shane Dubay and Carl Fuldne…
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia. Music Blink from Hiroshi Yoshimura Which comes in and out of Bjolukor Tonlisterakoli Reykjanesbaejar's version of Sigur Ros' Hoppipolla. Love Token by Elena Kats-Chernin, performed by Tamara Anna Cislowska And Joanna Brouk playing Maggi's Flute - Lifting Off Notes There's a ton out there about the sixty starlings, the most comprehensive co…
On the 80th Anniversary of the night 20,000 Americans attended a Nazi Rally in the heart of Manhattan, the Memory Palace is teaming up with Radio Diaries. We’ll hear their new story about that rally after we listen back to a Memory Palace episode that took place on that same evening, in which some Nazis get punched. Learn more about this evening at For info on the origina…

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mistakesweremade reviewed this podcast 13 days ago
"Lovely haunting stories from American history. Short, but like poems, not rushed. Recommended."
Russelldad reviewed this podcast on Jul 17th, 2017
"Nate DiMeo is a story telling genius. "
MauriceFrank reviewed this podcast on Jun 12th, 2017
"One of my favorites, great stories told by a master story teller. Just listening to Nate's voice is a pleasure."

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Nov 12th, 2008
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Mar 23rd, 2019
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