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the memory palace

the memory palace

Episodes

Podcast: the memory palace: Episode 95 (Haunting)

It's not a mandolin, or a capoed banjo. Someone had the idea that it was the inside of a piano, but it doesn't really sound like that. It's hard to picture how you could drag that thing around the back roads of the American south in the 1920s. In the 1960s, in Britain, a musicologist heard these sounds; heard the 18 songs written by a man named Washington Phillips. . .
posted by eotvos on Sep 17, 2016 at 11:44 AM - 2 comments

Podcast: the memory palace: Episode 75 (The Ballad of Captain Dwight)

The finale of the 2015 Summer Season. "The nation deserves an accounting -- a full accounting -- of what really happened in Ed Dwight's case. And so does every Negro boy and girl who ever aspired to the stars." -- Ebony, 1965 [more inside]
posted by gladly on Sep 2, 2015 at 6:17 PM - 2 comments

Podcast: the memory palace: Episode 67: Every Night Ever

“It was the same night, over and over…” A true story of the time it wasn't, from Lithium Springs, Georgia in 1953. [more inside]
posted by Going To Maine on Jun 30, 2015 at 1:01 PM - 3 comments

Podcast: the memory palace: Episode 65: Two-Dimensional Projectile Motions Problems

The story of the Human Cannonball [more inside]
posted by Potomac Avenue on Mar 17, 2015 at 10:03 AM - 2 comments

Podcast: the memory palace: Episode 64 (The 7th Story)

Nate takes a look at a cold case. [more inside]
posted by sparklemotion on Jan 16, 2015 at 8:25 AM - 4 comments