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Episode 166: The Silent Room

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Music Peri Banu vid Sjon (VERSION) by Dungen In a Landscape by John Cage Quartet for Four Percussionists IV: Fast by John Cage Dream by John Cage Completely Gone by Ludwig Gorannson The Introduction and Chi C’e Per Farmi i Rici from The Girl of the Golden West L’approche Du Nuage by Sylvain Chaveu Notes The story of John Cage in the anechoic chamber was first told to me maybe twenty years ago by my friend Dave Panosky one night while walking around Providence. It was precisely the type of story that I wanted to one day make a show to tell. You can find it in a lot of places including in Cage’s own writing. I first...

18 MIN1 w ago
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Episode 166: The Silent Room

A White Horse

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more atradiotopia.fm <> Notes and Reading: * Most of the specific history of the White Horse was learned from “Sanctuary: the Inside Story of the Nation’s Second Oldest Gay Bar” by David Olson, reprinted in its entirety on the White Horse’swebsite. * “Gayola: Police Professionalization and the Politics of San Francisco’s Gay Bars, 1950-1968,” by Christopher Agee. * June Thomas’serieson the past, present, and future of the gay bar from Slate a few years back. * Various articles written on the occasion of the White Horse’s 80th anniversary, includingthis onefrom SFGATE.Com * Michael Bronski’sA Queer History of the United States. *Radically Gay, a collection of Harry Hay’s writing. * Incidentally, I watchedthis interviewwith Harry Hay from 1996 about gay life in SF in the 30’s multiple times because it’s amazing. Music * We start withWater in Your Handsby Tommy Guerrero. * Hit Anne Muller’sWalzer fur Roberta couple of times. * Gaussian Curve doesTalk to the Church. * We get a loop ofUpdraughtfrom Zoe Keating. * We finish onTransient Life in Twilightby James Blackshaw

12 MINJUN 12
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A White Horse

Episode 165: A Park

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Music We hear Armellodie by Chilly Gonzales And All Now Vibe by Tara Jane O'Neil Notes The Lavender Scare by David K. Johnson Trouble in Lafayette Square by Gil Klein

8 MINJUN 6
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Episode 165: A Park

Episode 164: Dora Salter

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Music Illusion Perdida by Juan Bautista Guido y Su Orquesta Tipico Manny Returns Home and Fingerprints from Bernard Herrmann's score to The Wrong Man. Niggun for Solo Bassoon Phillipe Hersant Rearranging Furniture by Gabriel Yared Viona's Lullaby by Peter Sandberg Notes The archives of the Kansas Historical Quarterly were very useful, particularly this article.

16 MINMAY 26
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Episode 164: Dora Salter

Episode 163: Freds

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Music We hear a couple from Alabaster DePlume’s To Cy & Lee album, Whisky Story Time and Not My Ask. Bibio’s CAPEL BETHANIA. The Sage, by the Chico Hamilton Quintet. The Last Tears of a Deceased by Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou. Too Small for Eyes by Mothers.

16 MINMAY 10
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Episode 163: Freds

Episode 162: A Strange Land

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Music Ruth and Sylvie from Daniel Hart’s score to Ain’t Them Bodies Saints The Walk from Bernard Hermann’s score to Tender is the Night Reflector by Bing and Ruth Requiem from Nico Mulhy’s score to How to Talk to Girls at Parties Under Siege from Warren Ellis’ score to Mustang Spaces in Time from Per Nargard and the Stavenger Symphony Theme de l’eau from Hikaru Hayashi’s score to The Naked Island Bus Ride from the score to Wildlike Duke Ellington playing Single Petal from a Rose Notes There’s quite a bit written about Isaac Israel Hayes. You can find his own account of his trip to find the non-existant, open polar sea here. I owe the Detroit newspaper quote to this excellent article by Albin Kowaleweski.

16 MINAPR 21
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Episode 162: A Strange Land

Episode 161: Stories to Wash Hands By

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. 20 stories, each 20 seconds, to accompany you in the proper washing of hands. Stay safe, be well, wash your hands.

17 MINAPR 4
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Episode 161: Stories to Wash Hands By

Episode 160: Wong Kim Ark

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead.

8 MINMAR 20
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Episode 160: Wong Kim Ark

Episode 159: The Newest News

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Anyway... Music We hear The Icelandic Society of Phallogy from Rob Simonsen score to The Final Member. And one of my favorite songs, Every Day a Sunrise, A Summer from The Telegraph Melts. Notes I read and enjoyed The Golden Age of the Newspaper by George Douglas. I first learned about Moses Yale Beach and the pigeon reporters in an aside in one of the fantastic stories in Banvard's Folly by Paul Collins, a book you should purchase right now.

11 MINMAR 9
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Episode 159: The Newest News

Episode 158: Life's Work

Help support this show and the network that makes it possible by making a donation today. Make your mark at Radiotopia.fm/donate A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Music Field of Reeds by Leo Svirsky. Stellify by Federico Albanese. Opening by Nathanial Bartlett. Turning 16 by Ben Sollee. Notes I strongly recommend checking out Annelise Orlick's Common Sense and a Little Fire, an exhilarating history of Pauline Newman, Rose Schneiderman and other women at the center of the labor movement in the 20th Century.

16 MINFEB 24
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Episode 158: Life's Work

Latest Episodes

Episode 166: The Silent Room

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Music Peri Banu vid Sjon (VERSION) by Dungen In a Landscape by John Cage Quartet for Four Percussionists IV: Fast by John Cage Dream by John Cage Completely Gone by Ludwig Gorannson The Introduction and Chi C’e Per Farmi i Rici from The Girl of the Golden West L’approche Du Nuage by Sylvain Chaveu Notes The story of John Cage in the anechoic chamber was first told to me maybe twenty years ago by my friend Dave Panosky one night while walking around Providence. It was precisely the type of story that I wanted to one day make a show to tell. You can find it in a lot of places including in Cage’s own writing. I first...

18 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Episode 166: The Silent Room

A White Horse

The Memory Palace is a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more atradiotopia.fm <> Notes and Reading: * Most of the specific history of the White Horse was learned from “Sanctuary: the Inside Story of the Nation’s Second Oldest Gay Bar” by David Olson, reprinted in its entirety on the White Horse’swebsite. * “Gayola: Police Professionalization and the Politics of San Francisco’s Gay Bars, 1950-1968,” by Christopher Agee. * June Thomas’serieson the past, present, and future of the gay bar from Slate a few years back. * Various articles written on the occasion of the White Horse’s 80th anniversary, includingthis onefrom SFGATE.Com * Michael Bronski’sA Queer History of the United States. *Radically Gay, a collection of Harry Hay’s writing. * Incidentally, I watchedthis interviewwith Harry Hay from 1996 about gay life in SF in the 30’s multiple times because it’s amazing. Music * We start withWater in Your Handsby Tommy Guerrero. * Hit Anne Muller’sWalzer fur Roberta couple of times. * Gaussian Curve doesTalk to the Church. * We get a loop ofUpdraughtfrom Zoe Keating. * We finish onTransient Life in Twilightby James Blackshaw

12 MINJUN 12
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A White Horse

Episode 165: A Park

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Music We hear Armellodie by Chilly Gonzales And All Now Vibe by Tara Jane O'Neil Notes The Lavender Scare by David K. Johnson Trouble in Lafayette Square by Gil Klein

8 MINJUN 6
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Episode 165: A Park

Episode 164: Dora Salter

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Music Illusion Perdida by Juan Bautista Guido y Su Orquesta Tipico Manny Returns Home and Fingerprints from Bernard Herrmann's score to The Wrong Man. Niggun for Solo Bassoon Phillipe Hersant Rearranging Furniture by Gabriel Yared Viona's Lullaby by Peter Sandberg Notes The archives of the Kansas Historical Quarterly were very useful, particularly this article.

16 MINMAY 26
Comments
Episode 164: Dora Salter

Episode 163: Freds

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Music We hear a couple from Alabaster DePlume’s To Cy & Lee album, Whisky Story Time and Not My Ask. Bibio’s CAPEL BETHANIA. The Sage, by the Chico Hamilton Quintet. The Last Tears of a Deceased by Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou. Too Small for Eyes by Mothers.

16 MINMAY 10
Comments
Episode 163: Freds

Episode 162: A Strange Land

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Music Ruth and Sylvie from Daniel Hart’s score to Ain’t Them Bodies Saints The Walk from Bernard Hermann’s score to Tender is the Night Reflector by Bing and Ruth Requiem from Nico Mulhy’s score to How to Talk to Girls at Parties Under Siege from Warren Ellis’ score to Mustang Spaces in Time from Per Nargard and the Stavenger Symphony Theme de l’eau from Hikaru Hayashi’s score to The Naked Island Bus Ride from the score to Wildlike Duke Ellington playing Single Petal from a Rose Notes There’s quite a bit written about Isaac Israel Hayes. You can find his own account of his trip to find the non-existant, open polar sea here. I owe the Detroit newspaper quote to this excellent article by Albin Kowaleweski.

16 MINAPR 21
Comments
Episode 162: A Strange Land

Episode 161: Stories to Wash Hands By

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. 20 stories, each 20 seconds, to accompany you in the proper washing of hands. Stay safe, be well, wash your hands.

17 MINAPR 4
Comments
Episode 161: Stories to Wash Hands By

Episode 160: Wong Kim Ark

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead.

8 MINMAR 20
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Episode 160: Wong Kim Ark

Episode 159: The Newest News

The Memory Palace is a proud member ofRadiotopia, a collective of independently owned and operated podcasts. A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Anyway... Music We hear The Icelandic Society of Phallogy from Rob Simonsen score to The Final Member. And one of my favorite songs, Every Day a Sunrise, A Summer from The Telegraph Melts. Notes I read and enjoyed The Golden Age of the Newspaper by George Douglas. I first learned about Moses Yale Beach and the pigeon reporters in an aside in one of the fantastic stories in Banvard's Folly by Paul Collins, a book you should purchase right now.

11 MINMAR 9
Comments
Episode 159: The Newest News

Episode 158: Life's Work

Help support this show and the network that makes it possible by making a donation today. Make your mark at Radiotopia.fm/donate A note on shownotes. In a perfect world, you go into each episode of the Memory Palace knowing nothing about what's coming. It's pretentious, sure, but that's the intention. So, if you don't want any spoilers or anything, you can click play without reading ahead. Music Field of Reeds by Leo Svirsky. Stellify by Federico Albanese. Opening by Nathanial Bartlett. Turning 16 by Ben Sollee. Notes I strongly recommend checking out Annelise Orlick's Common Sense and a Little Fire, an exhilarating history of Pauline Newman, Rose Schneiderman and other women at the center of the labor movement in the 20th Century.

16 MINFEB 24
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Episode 158: Life's Work

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