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 181: The Adventures of Pearl

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.

A note on notes: We’d much rather you just went into each episode of The Memory Palace cold. And just let the story take you where it well. So, we don’t suggest looking into the show notes first.


  • Suite from A Hatful of Rain from the GOAT, Bernard Herrmann

  • Sexfaldur from amiina

  • Piano 1 from Emily Sprague

  • Earring from Julia Wolfe and Lisa Moore

  • The Squirrel, from Herrmann’s score to The Three Worlds of Gulliver

  • All in Circles by Shida Shinabi

  • Them by Nils Frahm


 2021-05-23  16m