Nate DiMeo

Nate DiMeo is the creator of The Memory Palace, a 2016 Peabody Award finalist. The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX. Nate is the Artist in Residence at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for 2016/2017. He lives in Los Angeles.


In this episode of The Memory Palace, the most famous actor in American mounts a comeback after his little brother shoots Abraham Lincoln.

In this episode of The Memory Palace, the passenger pigeon dwindles from five-billion strong in the first quarter of the 19th Century down to one lonely widow in the Cincinnati Zoo in less than a hundred years.

In this episode of The Memory Palace, Guglielmo Marconi, the Father of Radio, dreams of a super-radio that would allow him to hear every sound ever made. Melancholy ensues.

As we near the end of a violent summer of 2014, we look back to the summer of 1964. Late afternoon, New York City: a group of kids hangs out on a stoop after a day of summer school, just kicking it, like they always do.

This hour audio air conditioning — we’re turning down the thermostat and ushering in stories that give us the chills.

This hour: We dedicate most of the show to a profile of Mavis Gallant, who at 90, is looking back on an extraordinary life.


This year we honored the best audio work in the following categories: Best Documentary (Gold, Silver, Bronze, Honorable Mention), Directors Choice, Best New Artist, Best News Feature and Radio Impact. Additionally, Ira Glass of This American Life created The Little Mermaid Award to honor beautifully produced work that is out for fun.