the memory palace

by Nate DiMeo

the memory palace

  

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Episode 164: Dora Salter

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A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead.

Music

  • Illusion Perdida by Juan Bautista Guido y Su Orquesta Tipico

  • Manny Returns Home and Fingerprints from Bernard Herrmann's score to The Wrong Man.

  • Niggun for Solo Bassoon Phillipe Hersant

  • Rearranging Furniture by Gabriel Yared

  • Viona's Lullaby by Peter Sandberg

Notes

  • The archives of the Kansas Historical Quarterly were very useful, particularly this article. 


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Posted on 26 May 2020 | 4:32 am


Episode 163: Freds

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A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead.

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Posted on 9 May 2020 | 4:40 pm


Episode 162: A Strange Land

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts.

A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead.

Music

  • Ruth and Sylvie from Daniel Hart’s score to Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

  • The Walk from Bernard Hermann’s score to Tender is the Night

  • Reflector by Bing and Ruth

  • Requiem from Nico Mulhy’s score to How to Talk to Girls at Parties

  • Under Siege from Warren Ellis’ score to Mustang

  • Spaces in Time from Per Nargard and the Stavenger Symphony

  • Theme de l’eau from Hikaru Hayashi’s score to The Naked Island

  • Bus Ride from the score to Wildlike

  • Duke Ellington playing Single Petal from a Rose

Notes

  • There’s quite a bit written about Isaac Israel Hayes. You can find his own account of his trip to find the non-existant, open polar sea here.

  • I owe the Detroit newspaper quote to this excellent article by Albin Kowaleweski.


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Posted on 21 April 2020 | 1:56 am


Episode 161: Stories to Wash Hands By

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20 stories, each 20 seconds, to accompany you in the proper washing of hands.

Stay safe, be well, wash your hands.


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Posted on 3 April 2020 | 10:15 pm


Episode 160: Wong Kim Ark

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A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead.


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Posted on 19 March 2020 | 11:52 pm


Episode 159: The Newest News

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A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead.

Anyway...

Music 

Notes

  • I read and enjoyed The Golden Age of the Newspaper by George Douglas. 

  • I first learned about Moses Yale Beach and the pigeon reporters in an aside in one of the fantastic stories in Banvard's Folly by Paul Collins, a book you should purchase right now. 


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Posted on 8 March 2020 | 8:24 pm


Episode 158: Life's Work

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A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead.

Music

  • Field of Reeds by Leo Svirsky.

  • Stellify by Federico Albanese.

  • Opening by Nathanial Bartlett.

  • Turning 16 by Ben Sollee.

Notes

  • I strongly recommend checking out Annelise Orlick's Common Sense and a Little Fire, an exhilarating history of Pauline Newman, Rose Schneiderman and other women at the center of the labor movement in the 20th Century.


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Posted on 24 February 2020 | 8:53 am


Episode 157: The House of Lowe

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts.

Help support this show and the network that makes it possible by making a donation today. Make your mark at Radiotopia.fm/donate

A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead.

Music

Notes


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Posted on 11 February 2020 | 1:51 am


Episode 156: That's How it Goes Whenever it Snows

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts.

A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead.

Anyway...

**Music **

Notes


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Posted on 19 January 2020 | 5:56 am