Episode 81 (Below, from Above)
17:02 | Jan 27th, 2016
rmmiller364 recommended:Mar 9th
Another of my favorite Memory Palace podcasts, which describes how the great piers for the Brooklyn Bridge were sunk into the river bed. This is an excellent example of Nate’s beautiful poetic writing, while also allowing you to marvel at the things human beings can accomplish and feel extreme empat...Show More
@rmmiller364 But it really wasn't smart of me to listen to this while trying to fall asleep. Hearing him describe the men going down the caissons and the imagery of that was tough. We often don't think of the very hard work that goes into building such magnificent and important infrastructure and ha...Show More
podysseyapp recommended:May 22nd
Hear the story of the men who built the Brooklyn Bridge. It'll make you fall deeper in love with this iconic structure of New York.