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 of the Year 2020

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

This episode was originally released in April of 2020. We are deeply, deeply annoyed that this is still relevant and useful.

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

Stay safe, be well, wash your hands.


 2020-11-13  19m