The Memory Palace-logo

The Memory Palace

5.0K Favorites

More Information

Location:

Hollywood, CA

Networks:

Radiotopia

Description:

From award-winning public radio producer, Nate DiMeo, comes The Memory Palace. Short, surprising stories of the past, sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes hysterical, always super-great. For history buffs, fans of public radio shows like This American Life, Radio Lab, and whatnot, and for all admirers of things that are super-great. The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm

Language:

English


Episodes

Sometimes the Rain Just Doesn't Stop

9/15/2017
More
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. SPOILERS AHEAD Music Memory as Mist Low SuddenBeyond Romance Notes

Duration: 00:08:52


Two Small Sculptures (The Met Residency Episode 8)

9/5/2017
More
Show Notes Nate DiMeo was the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Artist in Residence for 2016/2017. He produced 8 episodes inspired by the collection and by the museum itself. This is the eigth episode of that residency. This residency is made possible by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chester Dale Fund. This episode is written and produced and stuff by Nate DiMeo with engineering assistance from Elizabeth Aubert. Its Executive Producer is Limor Tomer, General Manager Live Arts, The...

Duration: 00:09:30


Orbes Cintilantes - A special summer episode

8/21/2017
More
In lieu of your standard end-of-summer re-run, here is a very special re-run. No! Wait! I mean it. It's pretty cool. Here's the thing: Todavia, a new literary publisher in Brazil has just put out a book of Memory Palace stories translated into Brazilian Portuguese. (Purchasable world-wide through this site, if you happen to be interested), This very special re-run has all sorts of Brazil-related bonus content, including a full episode of Helen Zaltzman's, The Allusionist. Subscribe to that...

Duration: 00:31:31


"Relics": A Special Bonus Episode

8/9/2017
More
This special, bonus episode was commissioned by Freepoint Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It's intended to be listened to while walking around Fresh Pond, across the street from the hotel, though it can be enjoyed anywhere.

Duration: 00:11:45


A Scavenger Hunt (The Met Residency Episode 7)

8/7/2017
More
Show Notes Nate DiMeo was the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Artist in Residence for 2016/2017. He produced eight pieces inspired by the collection and by the museum itself. This is the eighth episode of that residency. This residency is made possible by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chester Dale Fund. This episode is written and produced and stuff by Nate DiMeo with engineering assistance from Elizabeth Aubert. Its Executive Producer is Limor Tomer, General Manager Live Arts, The...

Duration: 00:13:53


Episode 113 (Elmer McGurdy Rides Again and Again)

7/19/2017
More
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. SPOILERS AHEAD Music Masayoshi FujitaPiece 3Lala's ThemeChristineStark Reality Notes Modern Mummies: The Preservation of the Human Body in the 20th Century.The Career of Elmer McGurdy, Deceased

Duration: 00:12:32


Episode 112 (The Taking of Tom Sawyer's Island)

7/3/2017
More
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Ain't Nobody High Raga Frog's Eyes Cooped up at Home with a Fever and a Tape Loop Medieval WatersFrost Trees Notes

Duration: 00:17:07


A White Horse, re-released on the first anniversary of the shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.

6/12/2017
More
This piece was originally released a few days after the shooting deaths of 49 people at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. It is re-released here on the first anniversary of the event. If you are so moved, please donate to any of these charities: Equality Florida. Human Rights Campaign. Everytown for Gun Safety. Trans Lifeline

Duration: 00:11:10


Episode 111 (Cipher, or Greenhow Girls)

6/10/2017
More
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. This episode was produced as part out or "Doing Time" series, where each show across the network tackles the same theme. Go listen to the other contributions at Radiotopia.fm. Notes Wild Rose: The True Story of a Confederate Spy.Rebel Rose: Life of Rose O'Neale Greenhow, Confederate Spy, memoir Music score Don't Worry Debut El cascabel de plata Technology Longest Road...

Duration: 00:23:37


If You Have to be a Floor (The Met Residency Episode 6)

6/9/2017
More
Nate DiMeo is the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Artist in Residence for 2016/2017. He is producing ten pieces inspired by the collection and by the museum itself. This is the sixth episode of that residency. This residency is made possible by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chester Dale Fund. This episode is written and produced and stuff by Nate DiMeo with engineering assistance from Elizabeth Aubert. Its Executive Producer is Limor Tomer, General Manager Live Arts, The Metropolitan...

Duration: 00:10:16


Episode 110 (Lost Camels)

5/27/2017
More
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music RylandWhere or When Salon SalloonSmall Memory Notes this articleAmerican Heritage.

Duration: 00:13:36


Episode 109 (The Year Hank Greenberg Hit 58 Home Runs)

5/11/2017
More
Music, Footnotes & Ephemera The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Pound for PoundGo to WaltzInto the LightWith Everything that Breathes Day One FourNubaMikuro’s Blues

Duration: 00:12:56


Notes on a Plaque, Still Imagined

4/26/2017
More
This episode was originally released in August of 2015. It was re-released upon hearing that the city of New Orleans has begun the process of removing four monuments to the confederacy and post-civil war era, starting with an obelisk erected in 1891 honoring members of the Crescent City White League who suppressed the African American vote through violence and intimidation and who launched a failed military overthrow of the city’s elected government and integrated police force in...

Duration: 00:14:07


Episode 108, Met Residency #5 (A Timeline of The History of The Temple of Dendur)

4/18/2017
More
Nate DiMeo is the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Artist in Residence for 2016/2017. He is producing ten pieces inspired by the collection and by the museum itself. This is the fifth episode of that residency. This residency is made possible by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chester Dale Fund. This episode is written and produced and stuff by Nate DiMeo with engineering assistance from Elyssa Dudley and research Assistance from Andrea Milne. Its Executive Producer is Limor Tomer, General...

Duration: 00:19:09


Episode 107 (Roots and Branches and Wind-Borne Seeds)

3/31/2017
More
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Jimmy V Lullaby Drifting A Fool Persists Open Window - For Piano Pale Friday Night Fever Notes

Duration: 00:15:19


Episode 106 (A Washington Monument)

3/17/2017
More
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Expectation Drifting Katrina Outtake Notes book.

Duration: 00:12:00


Episode 105: Amok

2/27/2017
More
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music Yes But Back to Work Notes the Museum of Hoaxes In the Kingdom of Ice

Duration: 00:08:15


Episode 104, Met Residency #4 (A Portrait)

2/15/2017
More
Nate DiMeo is the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Artist in Residence for 2016/2017. He is producing ten pieces inspired by the collection and by the museum itself. This is the second episode of that residency. This residency is made possible by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Chester Dale Fund. This episode is written and produced and stuff by Nate DiMeo with engineering assistance from Elyssa Dudley and research Assistance from Andrea Milne. Its Executive Producer is Limor Tomer,...

Duration: 00:11:39


Episode 102 (The Presidency of William Henry Harrison, or Back in the Saddle)

1/20/2017
More
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Music And Grace Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. Suite II: The Wind Niggun for Solo Bassoon Neon Lights The Gentle Softness Origami Tulips

Duration: 00:08:46


Nate's Episode of the Year: Local Channels

12/29/2016
More
The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm SPOILERS BELOW Notes * Much of what I read about Florence was pulled from old newspaper articles. * The biography in Notable American Women: Volume 5 does a nice, thorough job with Florence story. * I first stumbled on Florence Chadwick in a photo in a restaurant in Santa Barbara and was struck by, as the photo suggested, she went on a world...

Duration: 00:15:59

See More