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 186: Shining

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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.


  • Mother's Love by The Vernon Spring

  • Avinu Malkenu by Lofoten Cello Duo

  • Vakenatt by Daniel Herskedal

  • Computer Love by Balenescu Quartet

  • Sunshine on Fish Skin by Girls in Airports

  • Cabiria e el ragioniere from Nino Rota's score to Nights of Cabiria


 2021-09-22  13m