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35 EpisodesProduced by Jamieson Ridenhour and Hayley HeningerWebsite

Palimpsest is a (mostly) single-voiced audio drama about memory, identity, and the things that haunt us. Each ten-episode season is a unique and self-contained story, exploring the spaces between horror, fantasy, and psychological realism. #embracewhathauntsyou

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Episode 305: Deep

March 17th, 2020


Broken codes. Josie underground.

Contains graphic depictions of violence and war.

This episode is sponsored by Dashlane.


Episode 304: Tower

March 3rd, 2020


Tarot and Towers. Josie is a spy. Something's in the alley.

Episode 303: Enigma

February 18th, 2020


Ring around the rosie. Josie meets someone who knows things. A dead woman in the garden. 

This episode of Palimpsest is sponsored by Dashlane.

Episode 302: Slaughter

February 4th, 2020


Layers. Rivers. Theories.


This episode of Palimpsest features depictions of war, violence, and attempted suicide.

Episode 301: Josie

January 21st, 2020


We meet Josie, who encounters a series of strangers in war-torn London.

This episode of Palimpsest contains images of violence and war.

Season Three Trailer

December 20th, 2019


Season Three begins January 21st

We're going to PodTales!

October 11th, 2019


Jamie and Ian will be at the PodTales Festival in Cambridge, MA on Oct. 20th. Will you?

Season Two Bloopers and Updates

May 4th, 2019


It's Hayley"s birthday! To celebrate, here's the Season Two Blooper Reel...

episode 209: Insurrection

January 1st, 2019


Ellen and Saoirse take their leave of the Doctor. This episode of Palimpsest contains depictions of graphic violence.

episode 208: Knife

December 11th, 2018


Ellen and Saoirse make their move. Talbot is not what he appears to be.

episode 207: Hag

November 27th, 2018


Ellen remembers Ma. Saoirse talks of home.

Thanksgiving Announcement

November 21st, 2018


A thank you from Jamie and Hayley, and a couple of small bits of info.

episode 206: Deirdre

November 13th, 2018


Ellen talks with Saoirse and then with the doctor. Wailings and waylayings. This episode is sponsored by and Fountain Bookstore, supporting independent bookstores with over 100,000 audiobooks.

episode 205: Curtains

October 30th, 2018


Ellen looks through the curtains. Back room business.

episode 204: Clutch

October 16th, 2018


Mr. Clutch plays a trick, and Ellen explores the back yard with Saoirse.

episode 203: Unseelie

October 2nd, 2018


Ellen meets the denizens, and has a talk with Saoirse.

episode 201: Ellen

September 4th, 2018


We meet Ellen, who finds herself in an unplanned place.

Season Two Trailer

August 15th, 2018


Season Two is a little less than a month away...

Season Two Announcement

June 20th, 2018


Jamie and Hayley tell you what's coming up for Palimpsest

Chapter Ten

March 6th, 2018


Season One Finale. A visit to the neighbor's. Anneliese's last recording. Content warning: This episode contains graphic depictions of gun violence …

Chapter Nine

February 20th, 2018


Claire. Content warning: This episode contains graphic depictions of gun violence. Statement here:

Chapter Eight

February 6th, 2018


Every story is a ghost story. Mrs. Aickmann's box. Footprints and revelations.

Chapter Seven

January 23rd, 2018


Memories. Doctors. Anneliese finds something in the basement. Blood.

Chapter Six

January 9th, 2018


Chapter Six by Jamieson Ridenhour and Hayley Heninger

Chapter Five

December 26th, 2017


Party at Anneliese's! Bailey tells a ghost story. Something's under the tree. Quality time with Alex. Featuring music by the Crane Wives. Find more info at

Chapter Four

December 12th, 2017


Anneliese tries to get ready for the party. Something's in the mirror. The dog does more than bark.

Chapter Three

November 28th, 2017


Anneliese meets the the little boy she saw in the yard.

Chapter Two

November 14th, 2017


Anneliese tells more about Claire. Odd things happen in the apartment, and we meet some neighbors.

Chapter One

October 31st, 2017


Anneliese moves into a new apartment and restarts her audio journal.


October 2nd, 2017


Palimpsest will begin podcasting on every other Tuesday, beginning October 31st. Embrace what haunts you.

Palimpsest Theme

September 1st, 2017


The Palimpsest theme music, composed and performed by Ian Ridenhour.

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