the memory palace

By Nate DiMeo

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Subscribers: 7021
Reviews: 42
Episodes: 279


 Dec 7, 2022

sud
 Sep 29, 2022
This is not just a history podcast. it is a timeless work of art. The narration is so brilliant. And the music that goes with it too


 Apr 8, 2022

Linda
 Mar 23, 2022
I love this podcast. I never know where the story is going to take me but it is always a wonderful journey. Short but so well written.


 Feb 22, 2022

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the memory palace


Episode Date
A White Horse
Jun 12, 2024
Episode 218: Olga
Jun 06, 2024
Hazel, Mark, and a One-Time Juliet
May 02, 2024
Episode 216: Awake
Apr 18, 2024
Episode 215: An Eighth Wonder
Apr 04, 2024
Episode 214: Newsboy
Mar 21, 2024
Episode 213: The Light and the Spirits
Mar 07, 2024
Episode 212: David Mills
Feb 11, 2024
Episode 211: Cutting and Ned
Jan 14, 2024
Smoky and Bill, a Holiday Card
Dec 23, 2023
Episode 210: Smoky and Bill
Dec 01, 2023
Episode 120: The Prairie Chicken in Wisconsin: Highlights of a Study of Counts, Behavior, Turnover, Movement, and Habitat
Nov 17, 2023
Episode 209: Wake
Oct 07, 2023
Episode 208: In the Gallery
Sep 21, 2023
Episode 207: The Six Triple Eight
Sep 09, 2023
Episode 206: The Thundering Herd, The Vanishing American
Aug 17, 2023
Episode 79: Artist in Landscape
Jul 22, 2023
Episode 90: A White Horse
Jun 12, 2023
Episode 205: Alice Ramsay
Jun 03, 2023
Episode 204: Wolves
Apr 10, 2023
episode 76: Mary Walker Would Wear what she Wanted
Mar 10, 2023
Episode 67: Every Night Ever
Feb 17, 2023
Episode 148: Safe Passage
Jan 28, 2023
Episode 94: Numbers (rebroadcast)
Jan 17, 2023
Nate's episode of the year 2022: In France or in Heaven
Dec 26, 2022
Episode 203: The News from Thar
Dec 16, 2022
Episode 202: Better Babies
Nov 28, 2022
Episode 201: One Fruit
Nov 17, 2022
Episode 200: Ghost Story
Oct 22, 2022
Episode 199: Nee Blinky
Sep 29, 2022
Episode 198: Weather Conditions Above Mount Fuji
Sep 02, 2022
Episode 115: A Brief Eulogy for a Commercial Radio Station
Aug 21, 2022
Episode 124: Junk Room
Jul 21, 2022
Episode 91: Natural Habitat
Jul 08, 2022
Episode 197: Kiddo
Jun 23, 2022
Episode 90: A White Horse
Jun 12, 2022
Episode 152: Let it Snow
May 28, 2022
Episode 196: In France or in Heaven
May 18, 2022
Episode 195: A New Bronze Man
Apr 30, 2022
Episode 194: Small Sample
Apr 11, 2022
Episode 101: Promise
Mar 18, 2022
Episode 193: Classmates (Making Trouble)
Feb 25, 2022
Episode 192: Combinations
Feb 09, 2022
Episode 191: Crash
Jan 23, 2022
Nate's Favorite Episode of 2021: Betty Robinson
Dec 27, 2021
Episode 190: The Ride
Dec 10, 2021
Episode 189: New England Granite
Nov 24, 2021
Episode 188: Spirits
Nov 10, 2021
Episode 187: The Woods
Oct 23, 2021
Episode 63: Other Bodies
Oct 08, 2021
Episode 186: Shining
Sep 22, 2021
Episode 185: The Life and Works of a Monumental Figure
Sep 03, 2021
Memory Palace Summer Reading: The Great Gatsby, part 3
Aug 19, 2021
Memory Palace Summer Reading: The Great Gatsby, Part 2
Aug 12, 2021
Memory Palace Summer Reading: The Great Gatsby, Part 1
Aug 06, 2021
Episode 184: Betty Robinson
Jul 18, 2021
Episode 183: Goblins
Jul 04, 2021
Episode 182: The Surfmen
Jun 05, 2021
Episode 181: The Adventures of Pearl
May 23, 2021
Episode 180: Tracks
May 08, 2021
Episode 179: Keyhole
Apr 22, 2021
Episode 178: Crossfade
Apr 03, 2021
Episode 77: Butterflies
Mar 20, 2021
Episode 177: A Brief Eulogy for Carla Wallenda
Mar 12, 2021
Episode 176: The Air and the Sea and the Land
Feb 25, 2021
Episode 175: One Hundred Percent a Diner
Feb 11, 2021
Episode 174: The Stone
Jan 26, 2021
Episode 105: Amok
Jan 11, 2021
Episode 173: 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
Dec 29, 2020
Episode 172: The Existential Tourist
Dec 12, 2020
Episode 171: Out to Sea and Back Again
Nov 25, 2020
Episode of the Year 2020
Nov 13, 2020
Episode 170: Reed v.
Oct 20, 2020
The Masque of the Red Death, by Edgar Allan Poe
Oct 04, 2020
From a Parking Lot, a special bonus episode for the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival
Sep 15, 2020
High Falls, a bonus episode for the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival
Sep 15, 2020
Episode 169: Beautician
Sep 07, 2020
Episode 168: The Traveling Stones
Aug 25, 2020
The Wheel
Aug 07, 2020
Episode 167: A Brief Eulogy for a Minor League Baseball Team
Jul 22, 2020
Episode 166: The Silent Room
Jul 04, 2020
A White Horse
Jun 12, 2020
Episode 165: A Park
Jun 05, 2020
Episode 164: Dora Salter
May 26, 2020
Episode 163: Freds
May 09, 2020
Episode 162: A Strange Land
Apr 21, 2020
Episode 161: Stories to Wash Hands By
Apr 03, 2020
Episode 160: Wong Kim Ark
Mar 19, 2020
Episode 159: The Newest News
Mar 08, 2020
Episode 158: Life's Work
Feb 24, 2020
Episode 157: The House of Lowe
Feb 11, 2020
Episode 156: That's How it Goes Whenever it Snows
Jan 19, 2020
Episode 155: Lost Bulls
Jan 04, 2020
Nate's Favorite Episode of 2019
Dec 26, 2019
Episode 154: Dotting I's
Dec 13, 2019
A Conversation About the Memory Palace with Robert Krulwich
Dec 09, 2019
Episode 153: Dinner at Jefferson's
Dec 06, 2019
Episode 152: Let it Snow
Nov 15, 2019
Episode 151: The Story of Maria Barberi
Nov 01, 2019
Episode 150: Late One Night
Oct 21, 2019
Episode 149: Dance by the Ocean
Oct 04, 2019
Episode 148: Safe Passage
Sep 19, 2019
Episode 147: Shipwreck Kelly
Sep 05, 2019
A Welcome! And Dreamland!
Aug 28, 2019
Episode 146: Two Memorials, Last Week of July, 2019
Aug 08, 2019
Episode 145: Stories about the St. Louis
Jul 20, 2019
Episode 144: Nature Naturally
Jun 22, 2019
A White Horse
Jun 12, 2019
Episode 143: The Only One
Jun 08, 2019
Episode 142: Private Robinson on Pawnee Rock
May 20, 2019
Episode 141: This Story Climbed Mount Washington
May 03, 2019
Rebroadcast: Origin Stories
Apr 20, 2019
Episode 140: Jackie Mitchell
Apr 09, 2019
Episode 139: 1,347 Birds
Mar 23, 2019
Episode 138: Sixty Starlings
Mar 09, 2019
A Memory Palace/Radio Diaries Crossover Event
Feb 20, 2019
Episode 137: Swans
Feb 07, 2019
Episode 136 (Ten Fingers, Ten Toes)
Jan 17, 2019
Nate's Episode of the Year for 2018
Dec 18, 2018
Episode 135: Revolutions
Dec 05, 2018
2018 Fundraiser Bonus Episode!
Nov 27, 2018
Election Eve Rebroadcast (In Line)
Nov 05, 2018
Episode 134 (The Dress in the Closet)
Oct 27, 2018
Episode 133: Antidisestablishmentarianism
Oct 13, 2018
Episode 132 (Ida Lewis)
Sep 26, 2018
Episode 131 (Lost Locusts)
Sep 11, 2018
Episode 130 (Independence Hall 2: The Legend of Walter Knott)
Aug 22, 2018
Summer Re-run: Episode 68 (White Heat, White Light)
Aug 08, 2018
Episode 129: Uplift
Jul 26, 2018
Episode 128 (Patience)
Jul 04, 2018
A White Horse, re-released on the second anniversary of the shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.
Jun 12, 2018
No Summer (Episode 127)
Jun 04, 2018
Episode 126 (The 8th Story)
May 17, 2018
Episode 125: Snakes!
Apr 25, 2018
Episode 124 (Junk Room)
Apr 06, 2018
A quick update and a bonus episode
Mar 27, 2018
Episode 123: Outliers
Mar 12, 2018
Big Block of Cheese - Bonus episode
Feb 23, 2018
Episode 122 (Hercules)
Feb 12, 2018
Episode 121 (The Nickel Candy Bar)
Jan 28, 2018
Episode 120 (The Prairie Chicken in Wisconsin: Highlights of a Study of Counts, Behavior, Turnover, Movement, and Habitat)
Jan 13, 2018
Nate's Episode of the Year: If You Have to be a Floor
Dec 26, 2017
Episode 119 (John C. Calhoun from the Opposite Side of the Line that Divides the Living from the Dead)
Dec 16, 2017
Episode 118 (On the Shores of Assawompset)
Nov 20, 2017
Episode 117 (Elizabeth)
Nov 07, 2017
Episode 116 (Hoover)
Oct 23, 2017
Episode 115 (A Brief Eulogy for a Commercial Radio Station)
Oct 04, 2017
Sometimes the Rain Just Doesn't Stop
Sep 15, 2017
Two Small Sculptures (The Met Residency Episode 8)
Sep 05, 2017
Orbes Cintilantes - A special summer episode
Aug 21, 2017
"Relics": A Special Bonus Episode
Aug 09, 2017
A Scavenger Hunt (The Met Residency Episode 7)
Aug 07, 2017
Episode 113 (Elmer McCurdy Rides Again and Again)
Jul 19, 2017
Episode 112 (The Taking of Tom Sawyer's Island)
Jul 03, 2017
A White Horse, re-released on the second anniversary of the shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.
Jun 12, 2017
Episode 111 (Cipher, or Greenhow Girls)
Jun 10, 2017
If You Have to be a Floor (The Met Residency Episode 6)
Jun 09, 2017
Episode 110 (Lost Camels)
May 27, 2017
Episode 109 (The Year Hank Greenberg Hit 58 Home Runs)
May 11, 2017
Notes on a Plaque, Still Imagined
Apr 26, 2017
Episode 108, Met Residency #5: Temple
Apr 18, 2017
Episode 107 (Roots and Branches and Wind-Borne Seeds)
Apr 01, 2017
Episode 106 (A Washington Monument)
Mar 17, 2017
Episode 105: Amok
Feb 27, 2017
Episode 104, Met Residency #4 (A Portrait)
Feb 15, 2017
Episode 103 (The Rose of Long Island)
Feb 04, 2017
Episode 102 (The Presidency of William Henry Harrison, or Back in the Saddle)
Jan 20, 2017
Nate's Episode of the Year: Local Channels
Dec 30, 2016
Episode 101 (Promise)
Dec 19, 2016
Episode 100 (Peregrinar)
Dec 01, 2016
Episode 99, Met Residency #3 (Full Circle)
Nov 21, 2016
An odd, pre-election bonus episode: a full reading of Song of Myself
Nov 07, 2016
Episode 98 (Under Our Feet)
Oct 28, 2016
Episode 97 (In Line)
Oct 14, 2016
The Met Residency Episode M2: One Bottle, Any Bottle
Oct 06, 2016
The Met Residency Episode 1: Recent Acqusition
Oct 06, 2016
Episode 96 (Canali)
Sep 30, 2016
Episode 95 (Haunting)
Sep 17, 2016
Episode 94 (Numbers)
Aug 27, 2016
From the Vault: Dreamland
Aug 08, 2016
Episode 93 (Local Channels)
Jul 30, 2016
Episode 92 (Oil, Water)
Jul 14, 2016
Episode 91 (Natural Habitat)
Jul 02, 2016
Episode 90 (A White Horse)
Jun 16, 2016
Episode 89 (Family Snapshot)
Jun 04, 2016
Episode 88 (Open Road)
May 19, 2016
From the Vault: A Special Mother's Day Re-Run
May 07, 2016
Episode 87 (Victory)
Apr 23, 2016
Episode 86 (Finishing Hold)
Apr 08, 2016
Episode 85 (AKA Leo)
Mar 25, 2016
Episode 84 (Homesteading)
Mar 09, 2016
Episode 83 (Overland)
Feb 25, 2016
Episode 82 (The Wheel)
Feb 11, 2016
Episode 81 (Below, from Above)
Jan 27, 2016
Episode (M): Gallery 742
Dec 17, 2015
Episode 80 (Shore Leave)
Nov 19, 2015
Episode 79 (Artist in Landscape)
Nov 12, 2015
Episode 78 (no. 116,842)
Nov 05, 2015
Episode 77 (Butterflies)
Oct 27, 2015
Episode 76 (Mary Walker Would Wear What She Wanted)
Oct 19, 2015
Episode 75 (The Ballad of Captain Dwight)
Aug 28, 2015
Episode 74 (Craning)
Aug 20, 2015
Episode 73 (Notes on an Imagined Plaque to be Added to the Statue of General Nathan Bedford Forrest, Upon Hearing that the Memphis City Counci has Voted to Move it and the Exhumed Remains of General Forrest and his Wife, Mary Ann Montgomery Forrest, from
Aug 13, 2015
Episode 72 (Run-of-the-River)
Aug 03, 2015
Episode 71 (Zulu Charlie Romeo)
Jul 27, 2015
Episode 70 (Developments in the Design and Manufacture of American Menswear 1840-1860, a Fable)
Jul 20, 2015
Episode 69 (Charlie: God of Rain)
Jul 13, 2015
Episode 68 (White Heat, White Lights)
Jul 06, 2015
Episode 67 (Every Night Ever)
Jun 29, 2015
Episode 66 (The Pirate Queen)
Jun 21, 2015
HIgh Above Lake Michigan: Special Platinum Edition
May 27, 2015
Forgotten Things: A Failed Pilot
May 07, 2015
Itty Bitty Bombs: Special Platinum Edition
Apr 16, 2015
The Brothers Booth Schmancy Platinum Remaster Edition
Apr 09, 2015
Episode 65 (Two-Dimensional Projectile Motion Problems)
Mar 16, 2015
Episode 64 (The 7th Story)
Jan 15, 2015
Episode 63 (Other Bodies)
Oct 16, 2014
Episode 62 (We've Forgotten James Powell)
Jul 17, 2014
Episode 61 (The Glowing Orbs)
Jun 08, 2014
Episode 60 (400,000 Stars)
Mar 23, 2014
Episode 59 (Harriet Quimby)
Jan 31, 2014
Episode 58 (Shadowboxing)
Dec 17, 2013
Episode 57 (I'm Still Alive)
Oct 31, 2013
Episode 56 (The Rush of the River and the Roar of the Falls)
Sep 20, 2013
Episode 55 (O, How We Danced)
Jul 30, 2013
Episode 54 (Origin Stories)
Jun 29, 2013
Episode 53 (Guinea Pigs)
May 08, 2013
Episode 52 (Six Stories)
Apr 01, 2013
Episode 51 (Giants in Those Days)
Mar 07, 2013
Episode 50 (Fifty Words Written After Learning That the Arctic Bowhead Whale Can Live up to 200 Years)
Jan 29, 2013
Episode 49 (Dreamland)
Dec 14, 2012
Episode 48 (Picture a Box)
Nov 20, 2012
Episode 47 (The Rise and Fall of Rising and Falling) *NOTE: semi-adult language in this one.
Oct 15, 2012
Episode 46 (After Party)
Sep 14, 2012
Episode 45 (Heard, Once)
Jul 26, 2012
Episode 44 (Distance)
Mar 25, 2012
Episode 43 (Far Below Lake Michigan)
Dec 06, 2011
Episode 42 (What They Saw)
Nov 08, 2011
Episode 41 (Mary, Mary, and Mercy)
Oct 28, 2011
Episode 40 (Crazy Bet)
Sep 29, 2011
Episode 39 (Road Trip)
Aug 23, 2011
Episode 38 (A Stretch)
Jul 06, 2011
Episode 37 (Natural Curiosity)
Jan 27, 2011
Episode 36 (Six Scenes in the Life of William J. Sidis, Wonderful Boy)
Jan 07, 2011
Episode 35 (A Brief Eulogy for a Consumer Electronics Product)
Oct 27, 2010
Episode 34 (Soldier Frum)
Sep 20, 2010
Episode 33 (Lost Lobsters)
Aug 25, 2010
Episode 32 (Gigantic)
Jul 03, 2010
Episode 31 (Looking Up)
Jun 15, 2010
Episode 30 (Nee Weinberg)
May 11, 2010
Episode 29 (OMG!!! JKP!!!)
Apr 14, 2010
Episode 28 (Babysitting)
Apr 01, 2010
Episode 27 (The Sisters Fox)
Mar 13, 2010
Episode 26 (Citius, Altius, Fortius, Horrendius)
Feb 25, 2010
Episode 25 (I Have Not Yet Begun to Rot)
Feb 01, 2010
Episode 24 (The Moon in the Sun)
Jan 15, 2010
Episode 23 (400 Words for 79th Street)
Dec 11, 2009
Episode 22 (You Know You’re Sick)
Nov 20, 2009
Episode 21 (A Gas Gas Gas)
Oct 28, 2009
Episode 20 (This Ungainly Fowl)
Oct 16, 2009
Episode 19 (Dam!)
Sep 28, 2009
Episode 18 (Dig Set Spike)
Aug 28, 2009
Episode 17 (Plummeting Approval)
Aug 07, 2009
Episode 16 (Secret Kitty)
Jul 24, 2009
Episode 15 (Presidente Walker)
Jul 16, 2009
Episode 14 (The Messrs. Craft)
Jul 06, 2009
Episode 13 (High Above Lake Michigan)
Jun 16, 2009
Episode 12 (These Words, Forever)
Jun 01, 2009
Episode 11 (The Brothers Booth)
May 22, 2009
Episode 10 (International Brotherhood of Mothers)
May 10, 2009
Episode 9 (Ben Franklin Death Ray)
Apr 11, 2009
Episode 8 (The World Within the World)
Mar 26, 2009
Episode 7 (Li’l Nipper)
Mar 09, 2009
Episode 6 (The Saddest President)
Feb 17, 2009
Episode 5 (Oh My!)
Jan 30, 2009
Episode 4 (Itty Bitty Bombs)
Jan 22, 2009
Episode 3 (High Societies)
Jan 13, 2009
Episode 2 (Lost Pigeons)
Dec 20, 2008
Episode 1 (Horrible Deaths)
Nov 12, 2008