the memory palace

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


Episode 163: Freds

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.


  • We hear a couple from Alabaster DePlume’s To Cy & Lee album, Whisky Story Time and Not My Ask.


  • The Sage, by the Chico Hamilton Quintet.

  • The Last Tears of a Deceased by Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou.

  • Too Small for Eyes by Mothers.


 2020-05-09  16m