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For more than 140 years 92nd Street Y has harnessed the power of arts and ideas to enrich, enlighten and change lives. This podcast features many of the fascinating people and conversations from our stage, both recent as well as treasures from the pa...Show More

1:55:36 | Sep 19th

Brent Smith, Zach Myers and Eric Bass of the multi-platinum, chart-topping band Shinedown sit down with comedian Chris Porter to talk about their new album, Attention Attention, and much more. The conversation was recorded on September 12, 2019 in fr...Show More

55:34 | Sep 17th

Emmy-winning stand-up comedian Josh Gondelman discusses his new book, Nice Try: Stories of Best Intentions and Mixed Results, a hilarious laundry list of attempts to do the right thing, with fellow comic Aparna Nancherla. The conversation was recorde...Show More
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1:28:13 | Sep 12th

Preet Bharara, former federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, discusses his new book, Doing Justice, about how our justice system works and why we need to find the humanity in our legal system and our society, with Jeff Greenfield. ...Show More

1:01:01 | Sep 5th

Emmy-nominated Billy Porter and Ryan Murphy, co-creater of Pose on FX, discuss how the series came to be and why it's shaping into a classic tale for our times. The conversation was recorded on August 13, 2019 in front of a live audience at New York'...Show More

52:18 | Aug 29th

The cast and creator of Netflix's Dear White People, including Justin Simien, Logan Browning, Antoinette Robertson and Ashley Blaine Featherson, discuss the new season of the hit series with BuzzFeed's Sylvia Obell. The conversation was recorded on J...Show More

56:28 | Aug 22nd

Lawyer and writer Linda Hirshman discusses her new book, Reckoning: The Epic Battle Against Sexual Abuse and Harassment, with author and New York magazine contributor Rebecca Traister. The conversation was recorded on June 19, 2019 in front of a live...Show More

1:07:04 | Aug 15th

Comedian Julio Torres sits down with Fred Armisen to discuss his offbeat new special, My Favorite Shapes, his work on SNL, HBO's Los Espookys, and much more. The conversation was recorded on August 1, 2019 in front of a live audience at New York's 92...Show More

44:07 | Aug 8th

Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling discuss the reboot of Beverly Hills, 90210, the show that helped define '90s TV, with Jessica Shaw, the host of EW Live on SiriusXM. The conversation was recorded on August 5, 2019 in front of a live audience at New Yor...Show More

1:03:46 | Aug 1st

Heidi Schreck, the whip-smart playwright and star of the Broadway hit What the Constitution Means to Me, sits down with Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe and award-winning journalist Dahlia Lithwick to discuss what the Constitution means today and...Show More

1:00:32 | Jul 25th

Award-winning actress Shailene Woodley discusses her role in HBO's Big Little Lies and more with SELF editor-in-chief Carolyn Kylstra. The conversation was recorded on June 10, 2019 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

1:01:17 | Jul 18th

Bestselling author David Epstein—who has studied the world's most successful athletes, artists, musicians, inventors, forecasters, and scientists—sits down with Malcolm Gladwell to discuss his new book, Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized...Show More

55:05 | Jul 11th

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, founders of the cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, discuss the future of money with Bitcoin Billionaires author Ben Mezrich and the Wall Street Journal's Paul Vigna. The conversation was recorded on July 9, 2019 in front of...Show More

1:15:29 | Jul 4th

We go into our archives for a special reading of Howard Zinn's A Young People's History of the United States, highlighting the words of America's youngest rebels, dissenters and visionaries. In addition to Zinn, speakers include Tim Robbins, Amber Ta...Show More

1:16:01 | Jun 27th

Michael Pollan—bestselling author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma and In Defense of Food—discusses his latest book, How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendenc...Show More

1:06:40 | Jun 20th

Wanda Sykes sits down with the Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart to discuss her new Netflix special, Not Normal. She tackles everything that shouldn’t be funny right now—our current political and cultural climate—with gut-busting wit and intelligen...Show More

1:05:33 | Jun 14th

Tan France and Queer Eye castmate Antoni Porowski discuss France's new memoir, Naturally Tan. Hear about how he came of age and found his voice and style. The conversation was recorded on June 4, 2019 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd St...Show More

1:06:35 | Jun 6th

Mayor Pete Buttigieg sits down with the Washington Post's Jonathan Capehart to discuss the issues facing America and why he wants Democrats to reclaim the words "freedom, democracy and security." The conversation was recorded on May 22, 2019 in front...Show More

59:58 | May 30th

Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels, Celia Keenan-Bolger and Gbenga Akinnagbe discuss their Broadway smash hit To Kill A Mockingbird with DeRay McKesson, civil rights activist and author of On the Other Side of Freedom. The conversation was recorded on May 9,...Show More

1:33:30 | May 23rd

Bill Hader and fellow Saturday Night Live alum John Mulaney discuss the trajectory of Hader's career leading up to his star role in HBO's Barry, its new season, and much more. The conversation was recorded on May 12, 2019 in front of a live audience ...Show More

52:02 | May 16th

Avengers: Endgame screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely sit down with New York Times culture reporter Dave Itzkoff to discuss their work in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The conversation was recorded on May 2, 2019 in front of a live ...Show More

51:17 | May 9th

Craig Ferguson, the Emmy Award-winning actor, comedian, and former host of The Late Late Show, sits down with Kathie Lee Gifford to discuss his new book, Riding the Elephant: A Memoir of Altercations, Humiliations, Hallucinations, and Observations. T...Show More

1:05:24 | May 2nd

Stacey Abrams, one of America's rising Democratic stars, sits down with Holland Taylor to discuss her politics, personal story, and new book, Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change. The conversation was recorded on April...Show More

39:17 | Apr 25th

The Pollan family - including sisters Tracy, Lori, Dana and mother Corky - discuss their highly acclaimed new book, Mostly Plants. They sit down with Tracy’s husband Michael J. Fox and actress/comedian Ali Wentworth to share family stories and how to...Show More

1:00:13 | Apr 18th

New York Times op-ed columnist David Brooks discusses his new book, The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life. Join him for a crucial conversation about what’s working, what’s not, whether there’s cause for optimism, and his ideas for finding p...Show More

48:24 | Apr 11th

Cartoonist Roz Chast and humorist Patricia Marx, both longtime contributors to The New Yorker, discuss their new book on motherhood, Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?, with Lena Dunham. The conversation was recorded on April 3, 2...Show More

49:36 | Apr 4th

Actor/director Emilio Estevez discusses his new film, The Public, a story tackling homelessness and mental illness, with Alec Baldwin; David Giffin, executive director of the Coalition for the Homeless; Ryan Dowd, author of The Librarian's Guide to H...Show More

58:31 | Mar 28th

Dick Wolf, creator of the Law & Order franchise, discusses his new CBS series FBI with stars Sela Ward, Jeremy Sisto, Ebonée Noel, and moderator Vladimir Duthiers. The conversation was recorded on February 20, 2019 in front of a live audience at New ...Show More

1:08:50 | Mar 21st

Instagram’s Eva Chen and Something Navy's Arielle Charnas discuss the business and style of fashion in a social media world, the challenges they’ve faced forging their own path to success, and the life lessons Chen is handing down as a parent to the ...Show More

1:12:29 | Mar 14th

Rising star in the Democratic Party, Congressman Joe Kennedy III of Massachusetts, sits down with E.J. Dionne, syndicated columnist for The Washington Post, for a wide-ranging conversation on issues facing our communities today. The conversation was ...Show More

1:03:46 | Feb 21st

Matthew Broderick, along with two special guests — co-star Géza Röhrig and director Shawn Snyder, discuss their new film, To Dust, with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf. The conversation was recorded on January 20, 2019 in front of a live audien...Show More

43:21 | Feb 14th

Breakout actress Lana Condor sits down with Jackie Strause of The Hollywood Reporter to discuss successes from her star-turning role in the critically acclaimed Netflix rom-com To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before to James Cameron’s upcoming cyberpunk a...Show More

47:00 | Feb 7th

Global organization guru Marie Kondo sits down with Katie Rosman of the New York Times to discuss her path to sparking joy and new Netflix show, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. The conversation was recorded on January 8, 2019 in front of a live audience...Show More

57:42 | Feb 1st

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver sits down with New York Times cooking columnist Alison Roman to discuss his new book, 5 Ingredients: Quick and Easy Food, and his latest food activism projects. The conversation was recorded on January 8, 2019 in front of ...Show More

1:16:21 | Jan 25th

The brilliant D'Arcy Carden of The Good Place joins Broad City funny women Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer for a wide-ranging discussion on their careers in comedy and television. The conversation was recorded on January 18, 2018 in front of a live au...Show More

1:03:22 | Jan 17th

Actors Steve Coogan, John C. Reilly and director Jon S. Baird discuss the making of Stan & Ollie - an endearing bio-pic about the world’s most famous comedy duo, Laurel & Hardy - with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf. The conversation was record...Show More

1:03:50 | Jan 10th

Bestselling author Rebecca Traister discusses her new book, Good and Mad: How Women's Anger is Reshaping America, with award-winning broadcaster Lynn Sherr. The conversation was recorded on December 5, 2018 in front of a live audience at New York's 9...Show More

1:03:59 | Jan 3rd

Artist Shantell Martin - known for her characteristic black-and-white, 3D, spontaneous freestyle compositions - gives a glimpse into her creative process when she sits down with Ilana Glazer, creator and star of Broad City on Comedy Central. The conv...Show More

54:49 | Dec 27th, 2018

Hugh Jackman and director Jason Reitman sit down with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf to discuss their new film, The Front Runner, a riveting docudrama about the scandal that engulfed Senator Gary Hart's run for President in 1988. The conversat...Show More

1:00:07 | Dec 20th, 2018

Tom Hanks sits down with Gayle King to discuss his first collection of fiction, Uncommon Type, a New York Times bestseller. He reflects candidly on the writing and the real world it reflects. The conversation was recorded on November 1, 2018 in front...Show More

1:03:43 | Dec 13th, 2018

Former FBI Director James Comey sits down with NBC News political analyst Nicolle Wallace for a riveting discussion on his career, ethical leadership, national security and President Trump. The conversation was recorded on December 9, 2018 in front o...Show More

58:37 | Dec 6th, 2018

Violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman joins acclaimed actor and writer Alan Alda for a conversation on his life and work, touching on the fascinating similarities and differences between performing music and acting. The conversation was recorded on November...Show More

58:11 | Nov 15th, 2018

Hollywood icon and jazz piano aficionado Jeff Goldblum sits down with Entertainment Weekly's Clark Collis to discuss his debut album, The Capitol Studios Sessions, with his band The Mildred Snitzer Orchestra. The conversation was recorded on November...Show More

1:09:13 | Nov 8th, 2018

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi sits down with Paul Krugman of the New York Times to discuss the country's toughest obstacles and how we must move beyond partisan politics to overcome them. The conversation was recorded on October 14, 2018 in fr...Show More

1:05:33 | Nov 1st, 2018

Iconic author John Grisham discusses his new legal thriller, The Reckoning, and the process and craft of writing with Janet Maslin, the highly respected, long-time book and film critic for The New York Times, and bestselling and Emmy-nominated writer...Show More

52:52 | Oct 26th, 2018

Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, performer, producer, activist, and actress Janelle Monáe sits down with Rolling Stone's Brittany Spanos to discuss her new album, Dirty Computer, a timely and shrewd commentary on present-day America, and much more...Show More

58:46 | Oct 18th, 2018

New York Times national security correspondent David Sanger discusses digital weapons, cyberwar, and his urgent new book, The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage and Fear in the Cyber Age, with Nicholas Kristof. The conversation was recorded on June 19, 20...Show More

1:07:53 | Oct 11th, 2018

Next-generation lifestyle guru Brian Kelly, founder and CEO of The Points Guy, gives an expert, entertaining how-to guide to traversing the world in style and inexpensively that no smart traveler can afford to miss. The talk was recorded on July 11, ...Show More

57:15 | Oct 4th, 2018

Bo Burnham, writer and director of Eighth Grade, sits down with Teen Vogue's Lauren Duca to discuss how he made the rapid transition from teen YouTube sensation to in-demand comic to filmmaker — and why he’s revisiting the traumas of middle school in...Show More

1:04:52 | Sep 28th, 2018

In this episode of 92Y Talks, Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski discusses the priceless insights in her new book, Know Your Value: Women, Money, and Getting What You’re Worth. She sits down with Katie Couric to examine #TimesUp, #MeToo and much more. The...Show More

1:02:26 | Sep 20th, 2018

Dan Pfeiffer, host of Pod Save America and former Obama White House communications director, discusses his new book, Yes We (Still) Can: Politics in the Age of Obama, Twitter and Trump, with Peter Hamby, the host of Snapchat's first original mobile s...Show More

1:06:10 | Sep 13th, 2018

Watergate journalist Bob Woodward discusses his new book, FEAR: Trump in the White House, announced as the most acute and penetrating portrait of a sitting president ever published during the first years of an administration. Slate's Jacob Weisberg m...Show More

1:35:50 | Sep 6th, 2018

The cast of Netflix's update of Queer Eye - Bobby Berk, Karamo Brown, Tan France, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness - sit down with them and Teen Vogue's Phillip Picardi for an inside look at a smart, funny, and surprisingly moving second season....Show More

40:20 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Tommy Dorfman of Netflix's 13 Reasons Why sits down with InStyle's Laura Brown to discuss his breakthrough role and how he's using his acting career as a platform for activism and change. The conversation was recorded on June 20, 2018 in front of a l...Show More

1:15:59 | Jul 12th, 2018

Artist, composer, filmmaker and performer Laurie Anderson sits down with author and graphic novelist Neil Gaiman to discuss her career-spanning book, All the Things I Lost in the Flood, and exciting new projects. The conversation was recorded on Apri...Show More

55:16 | Jul 5th, 2018

Richard M. Cohen, the respected former CBS News producer, sits down with his wife, former Today Show co-host Meredith Vieira, and Dr. Oz to discuss life with multiple sclerosis and his new book, Chasing Hope, the account of his exploration into the c...Show More

47:23 | Jun 28th, 2018

The Today Show's Natalie Morales sits down with Al Roker to discuss her debut cookbook, At Home with Natalie: Simple Recipes for Healthy Living from My Family's Kitchen to Yours, and share personal stories from her life. The conversation was recorded...Show More

55:16 | Jun 21st, 2018

Actress and comedian Ali Wentworth sits down with Debra Messing to discuss her new book, Go Ask Ali — where she channels her inner Dear Abby to deliver tips, pointers and judgments on life’s stickiest situations. The conversation was recorded on Apri...Show More

54:41 | Jun 14th, 2018

Academy-Award winning actress Rachel Weisz sits down with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf to discuss her new film Disobedience and a career that includes mainstream successes like The Bourne Legacy and independent prize-winners. The conversatio...Show More

1:10:13 | Jun 7th, 2018

Cast and creators of the Broadway hit, The Band's Visit, discuss this deeply human and humorous musical. Composer and lyricist David Yazbek, librettist Itamar Moses, director David Cromer, producer Orin Wolf, and cast members Katrina Lenk and Ari’el ...Show More

1:05:54 | May 31st, 2018

Cecile Richards, former president of Planned Parenthood and author of the new book, Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead, discusses what it takes to stand up for what you believe in and transform our world today wi...Show More

1:07:24 | May 24th, 2018

Two transformative young leaders, Missouri’s former Secretary of State Jason Kander and artist-poet-author Cleo Wade, discuss their bold new projects and hopes for the future with social visionary Symone Sanders. The conversation was recorded on Apri...Show More

1:17:00 | May 17th, 2018

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Tony Kushner discusses the Broadway play Angels in America and its legacy with Isaac Butler and Dan Kois, authors of The World Only Spins Forward, an oral history of Angels as told by the artists who created it and t...Show More

52:57 | May 10th, 2018

Alex Wagner, journalist and author of the gripping new book Futureface, is joined by National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates for a profound discussion on the American experience of race, immigration, exile and identity. The conversation was recor...Show More

1:16:21 | May 3rd, 2018

Legendary actor Nick Nolte discusses his career spanning five decades and hundreds of roles, and new memoir, REBEL: My Life Outside the Lines, with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf. The conversation was recorded on March 12, 2018 in front of a l...Show More

1:03:34 | Apr 26th, 2018

Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna, the comedy masterminds behind the CW's critically acclaimed Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, discuss the new season and more with Entertainment Weekly's Sam Highfill. The conversation was recorded on February 13, 2018 in fro...Show More

48:33 | Apr 19th, 2018

Andie MacDowell - the star of films including Sex, Lies and Videotape, Groundhog Day, Short Cuts and Four Weddings and a Funeral - discusses her career and latest role in Russell Harbaugh’s contemporary domestic drama, Love After Love, with Reel Piec...Show More

56:36 | Apr 12th, 2018

The cast of Netflix's Santa Clarita Diet - including Drew Barrymore, Timothy Olyphant, Liv Hewson, Skyler Gisondo and executive producer Victor Fresco - discuss the hit show's second season with Vanity Fair's Mike Hogan. The conversation was recorded...Show More

1:10:28 | Apr 9th, 2018

Actor and author Lauren Graham sits down with Mae Whitman to discuss her life and career from Gilmore Girls to her new book, In Conclusion, Don’t Worry About It. The conversation was recorded on April 3, 2018 in front of a live audience at New York's...Show More

57:03 | Mar 29th, 2018

Comedy writer, producer and director Nell Scovell sits down with John Oliver, host of HBO's Last Week Tonight, to discuss her new memoir, Just the Funny Parts: ...And a Few Hard Truths About Sneaking Into the Hollywood Boys' Club. The conversation wa...Show More

1:18:49 | Mar 23rd, 2018

Award-winning TV journalist Jeff Greenfield sits down with NBC's Katy Tur – author of Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History – for a discussion on the current political climate, the President, and the future of t...Show More

1:04:56 | Mar 15th, 2018

CNN's award-winning chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour discusses her new series "Sex & Love Around the World" as well as the stories that matter most right now with New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd. The conversation was record...Show More

55:33 | Mar 8th, 2018

Award-winning Momofuku chef David Chang and director Morgan Neville discuss the global culinary adventures in their new Netflix series, Ugly Delicious, with Eater's Serena Dai. The conversation was recorded on March 6, 2018 in front of a live audienc...Show More

1:12:03 | Mar 1st, 2018

His Eminence, Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York, joins Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein for a wide-ranging conversation on aspects of faith and morality. The conversation was recorded on January 30, 2018 in front of a live audience at New York'...Show More

1:20:25 | Feb 22nd, 2018

Two of the country's foremost leadership experts and bestselling authors, Arthur Brooks of the American Enterprise Institute and Simon Sinek, share the advice they offer leading policymakers and executives, and explain why uncovering our "why" is the...Show More

1:31:35 | Feb 15th, 2018

Rose McGowan, the voice that gave rise to a watershed moment in Hollywood and beyond, talks with journalist Ronan Farrow about the experiences captured in her new book, BRAVE. The conversation was recorded on February 1, 2018 in front of a live audie...Show More

57:57 | Feb 8th, 2018

Dan Rather discusses his new book, What Unites Us, with Andy Cohen. Rather offers commentary on the world we live in, what our core ideals have been and should be, and what it means to be an American. The conversation was recorded on January 23, 2018...Show More

1:16:55 | Feb 1st, 2018

Melissa Rivers and Whoopi Goldberg discuss Melissa's new book, Joan Rivers Confidential, a rare compilation of never-before-seen personal archives from the collection of her mother, the late, multi-talented and iconic comedian Joan Rivers. The conver...Show More

1:04:58 | Nov 16th, 2017

Alec Baldwin and Kurt Andersen discuss their new book, You Can’t Spell America Without Me: The Really Tremendous Inside Story of My Fantastic First Year as President Donald J. Trump (A So-Called Parody), with Brian Lehrer. The conversation was record...Show More

57:16 | Sep 14th, 2017

Richard Gere talks with bestselling authors, Daniel Goleman & Richard Davidson, about their new book Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain, and Body. They reveal the truth about what meditation can really do for us, ...Show More

1:18:24 | Jun 20th, 2017

Best-selling writers Michael Gross and William D. Cohan (who is also a former Wall Street investment banker) discuss the power brokers, publishers, geniuses and visionaries who made New York City the center of the fashion and business world. The conv...Show More

52:32 | Apr 27th, 2017

Caitlyn Jenner and author Jennifer Finney Boylan discuss Jenner's new memoir, The Secrets of My Life, transgender identity and what it means to find one's courage. The conversation was recorded on Apr 25, 2017 in front of a live audience at New York'...Show More

57:36 | Apr 6th, 2017

Richard Gere and writer-director Joseph Cedar discuss their new film, Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer, with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf. The conversation was recorded on Mar 23, 2017 in front of a live audience...Show More

55:41 | Mar 16th, 2017

Iconic performance artist Marina Abramović discusses her life, work and memoir Walk Through Walls with New York magazine's Carl Swanson. It was recorded on Jan 25, 2017 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

1:04:32 | Mar 10th, 2017

Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, co-founders of theSkimm, sit down with Today co-host Hoda Kotb to discuss how they are reimagining the idea of morning television and changing the way female millennials receive news and information. It was recorded...Show More

53:24 | Feb 24th, 2017

Christina Ricci and author Therese Fowler discuss Amazon's new series, Z: The Beginning of Everything, a fictionalized bio series of the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, with film & tv critic Caryn James. It was recorded on Jan 24, 2017 in front of a ...Show More

1:20:30 | Feb 2nd, 2017

Author Roxane Gay reads from her latest short-story collection, Difficult Women, followed by a conversation with BuzzFeed's Saeed Jones. It was recorded on January 12, 2017 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.
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0:00 | Jan 19th, 2017

Amos Oz, the legendary Israeli writer, returns to 92Y with his most powerful novel in decades, Judas. Author Jonathan Wilson joins him in conversation. It was recorded on Nov 14, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

1:00:33 | Jan 12th, 2017

Annette Bening and director Mike Mills discuss their new film, 20th Century Women, with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf. The conversation was recorded on Dec 6, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

1:20:10 | Jan 6th, 2017

Bestselling author Michael Lewis sits down with Malcolm Gladwell to discuss his new book, The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed Our Minds, that examines how a Nobel Prize-winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality. The conv...Show More

1:19:50 | Dec 22nd, 2016

Jonathan Safran Foer and Rabih Alameddine read from, and discuss, their new works: Here I Am and The Angel of History, respectively. They are introduced by Rich Cohen and Jonathan Lee. It was recorded on Oct 20, 2016 in front of a live audience at Ne...Show More

59:42 | Dec 15th, 2016

Actor Dev Patel discusses his role in one of the most anticipated releases of the year, Lion, with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf. The conversation was recorded on Nov 21, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

40:03 | Nov 17th, 2016

Actor/writer Pamela Adlon talks about her new show "Better Things," women in media, casting choices, and how to adapt your own life for the screen with Ali Wentworth. The conversation was recorded on Nov 2, 2016 in front of a live audience at New Yor...Show More

59:49 | Nov 10th, 2016

Actors Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly and Dakota Fanning discuss their new film American Pastoral - adapted from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Philip Roth - with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf. The conversation was recorded on Oct 18, ...Show More

1:02:00 | Nov 3rd, 2016

Jim Lehrer and Robert MacNeil - the two legendary TV anchors and founders of the PBS NewsHour - sit down with their friend and author Roger Rosenblatt to discuss everything from the current presidential election to the nation and the world they cover...Show More

55:22 | Oct 27th, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd brings her trademark acerbic analysis and wry wit to Election 2016 in discussing her latest book, The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics, with Arianna Huffingt...Show More

58:12 | Oct 21st, 2016

Daphne Oz - bestselling author and Emmy Award-winning co-host of ABC’s The Chew - sits down with Mario Batali to discuss her new book, The Happy Cook. The conversation was recorded on Sep 20, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street...Show More

52:06 | Oct 13th, 2016

Shep Gordon – the charismatic manager, agent and producer – sits down with Anthony Bourdain to share the best stories from his legendary career and new book, They Call Me Supermensch: A Backstage Pass to the Amazing Worlds of Film, Food, and Rock’n’R...Show More

1:02:41 | Oct 6th, 2016

Celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian sits down with Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka to discuss their career highlights, upcoming projects, and of course, their favorite eats and drinks. The conversation was recorded on Sep 26, 2016 in front of a liv...Show More

1:04:26 | Sep 29th, 2016

A panel of writers and activists including Raquel Cepeda, Michaela angela Davis, C. Nicole Mason, Linda Sarsour and Rebecca Traister discuss issues ranging from leaning in to respectability politics to the future of feminism — and the power of storyt...Show More

56:08 | Sep 23rd, 2016

The dream team of IFC's Documentary Now series - Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen and Bill Hader - discuss their new season with The Hollywood Reporter's Janice Min. The conversation was recorded on Sep 13, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York's 92n...Show More

1:27:44 | Sep 16th, 2016

Judy Collins, one of the reigning icons of folk music, talks with Rolling Stone contributor Anthony DeCurtis about her life, career and new album Silver Skies Blue, with special guest collaborator singer/songwriter Ari Hest. The conversation was reco...Show More

54:35 | Sep 9th, 2016

Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and Simon Helberg discuss their film, Florence Foster Jenkins, with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf. The conversation was recorded on August 1, 2016 at New York's 92nd Street Y.

1:19:56 | Aug 25th, 2016

Natalie Portman discusses her acting career and directorial debut, A Tale of Love and Darkness, with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf. The conversation was recorded on Aug 18, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

1:05:46 | Aug 19th, 2016

Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright joins David Miliband, the president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, to explore what can be done to meet the needs of the unprecedented number of people uprooted by conflict, war and disor...Show More

49:12 | Aug 11th, 2016

The stars of Hulu's Difficult People, Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner, discuss season 2 of their critically acclaimed show with film and television critic Caryn James. The conversation was recorded on July 17, 2016 in front of a live audience at New...Show More

1:11:36 | Aug 4th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman talks with Financial Times journalist Gillian Tett about the state of the economy. The conversation was recorded on April 28, 2016 in front of a live audience at New Yo...Show More

58:01 | Jul 28th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, comedians Matt Walsh and Chris Gethard discuss Walsh's career, his role on VEEP and the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater. The conversation was recorded on Jun 22, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Stree...Show More

45:39 | Jul 21st, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, legendary O.J. Simpson trial prosecutor Marcia Clark talks about her new book, Blood Defense, with NBC News Senior Legal and Investigative Correspondent Cynthia McFadden. The conversation was recorded on May 26, 2016 in ...Show More

39:07 | Jul 8th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, the cast and creators of AMC's Preacher - Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga, Joseph Gilgun, Sam Catlin, Seth Rogen and Garth Ennis talk about the new hit series with Abraham Riesman of NY magazine's The conversatio...Show More

1:27:39 | Jun 30th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, award winning journalist and TV personality Katie Couric joins one of America's most acclaimed satirists Andy Borowitz for a discussion on the state of the country, the 2016 elections and much more. The conversation was ...Show More

1:06:38 | Jun 23rd, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, broadcasting legends Larry King and Regis Philbin talk marriage, politics, sports, entertainment, the justice system, America's future and living a successful life to the fullest. The conversation was recorded on Jun 13,...Show More

58:08 | Jun 9th, 2016

Sally Mann is considered one of the most influential photographers of her time. In this episode of 92Y Talks, she sits down with Charlie Rose to discuss her memoir, Hold Still, the American South and her life's work. The conversation was recorded on ...Show More

1:00:14 | Jun 3rd, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, comedian and best-selling author Jen Kirkman discusses her new book I Know What I'm Doing and Other Lies I Tell Myself and shares her unique views on how to figure out life with Jenni Konner, Executive Producer of the HB...Show More

59:04 | May 26th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, HGTV's "Property Brothers" Jonathan and Drew Scott sit down with Willie Geist to discuss their popular series and new book, Dream Home: The Property Brothers Ultimate Guide to Finding & Fixing Your Perfect House. The con...Show More

54:05 | May 19th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, Instagram Co-Founder Mike Krieger sits down with The New Yorker's Nick Thompson to discuss how a spark of genius became a product used by hundreds of millions. The conversation was recorded on Mar 11, 2016 in front of a ...Show More

43:31 | May 12th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, Ethan Hawke talks with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf about his role as Chet Baker in Born to Be Blue, a cinematic riff on musical genius. The conversation was recorded on Mar 17, 2016 in front of a live audience ...Show More

53:55 | May 5th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, join the cast and co-creator of the popular BBC series "Orphan Black" for a look back and forward to Season 4. The conversation was recorded on Mar 31, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

1:28:58 | Apr 28th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, writer and media theorist Douglas Rushkoff deconstructs the digital economy in his new book, Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus. The talk was recorded on Mar 30, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y...Show More

1:10:14 | Apr 14th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, the cast of Pop TV's "Schitt's Creek" - including Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Daniel Levy and Annie Murphy - join Ophira Eisenberg for a discussion on this fish out of water comedy. The conversation was recorded on Ma...Show More

53:24 | Apr 7th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, legendary singer-songwriter Graham Nash talks about his varied music career spanning the past five decades and his new solo record, This Path Tonight, with NY1's Budd Mishkin. The conversation was recorded on Feb 25, 201...Show More

1:15:08 | Mar 31st, 2016

What unique qualities propel individuals to the most influential and legacy-creating levels of success? What does genius mean in business today, and how has it evolved over time? In this episode of 92Y Talks, entrepreneur and social media phenomenon ...Show More

1:14:16 | Mar 24th, 2016

Millions of people have been empowered by Amy Cuddy's groundbreaking TED talk on body language. In this episode of 92Y Talks, she sits down with Susan Cain to discuss her first book — Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, i...Show More

56:18 | Mar 17th, 2016

Washington is broken. Citizens are distanced from the government they elected. It seems like money and media trump the democratic process every time. Are we at a crisis point? In this episode of 92Y Talks, Join two U.S. senators who both have a track...Show More

59:33 | Mar 10th, 2016

Get ready to get geek out with two of greatest minds in science today. In this episode of 92Y Talks, Harvard theoretical physicist Lisa Randall discusses her new book, Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs, with Bill Nye. The conversation was recorded on Oct...Show More

53:04 | Mar 3rd, 2016

As part of the original writing team on Saturday Night Live, Alan Zweibel has carved out a place in comedy history. In this episode of 92Y Talks, he sits down with Martin Short to discuss his hilarious career which includes Billy Crystal's 700 Sunday...Show More

1:12:10 | Feb 25th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, Peggy Noonan, a speechwriter for the Reagan White House and one of our most astute political commentators, sits down for a candid talk with MSNBC's Joe Scarborough to discuss the issues and candidates surrounding the 201...Show More

1:01:49 | Feb 19th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, beloved actress Judith Light sits down with her Transparent co-star Jeffrey Tambor to discuss their acclaimed hit series on Amazon. The conversation was recorded on December 14, 2015 in front of a live audience at New Yo...Show More

42:08 | Feb 4th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, Law & Order star Sam Waterston and director Tim Blake Nelson sit down with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf to discuss their new film, Anesthesia. The Oscar nominee and Emmy winner talks about the making of the new ...Show More

1:00:53 | Jan 28th, 2016

In this episode of 92Y Talks, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, one of the most admired religious leaders of our time delivers a major address on how we can understand and confront religious violence. In conversation with journalist Eliza Griswold, Sacks ex...Show More

58:15 | Jan 21st, 2016

What happens when the queen of morning TV takes the stage with the king of late night? In this episode of 92Y Talks, Today show co-host Hoda Kotb sits down with Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen to discuss her new inspirational book, Where We B...Show More

40:16 | Jan 14th, 2016

After the huge success of his Oscar-nominated films The Fighter, Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle, David O. Russell is back with his latest, Joy, starring Jennifer Lawrence. In this episode of 92Y Talks, the director sits down with Reel Pi...Show More

47:55 | Jan 8th, 2016

Rising actress Brie Larson stars in the critically-acclaimed new film, Room, in which she plays a young woman locked in a single room with her 5-year-old son since his birth. She sits down with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf to discuss her mov...Show More

1:25:36 | Dec 31st, 2015

In this episode of 92Y Talks, American rock legends Don Henley and Billy Joel come together on one stage to discuss their esteemed careers and longtime friendship. The two exchange thoughts on songwriting, record do-overs, why Dolly Parton is a super...Show More

45:27 | Dec 24th, 2015

Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Rod Stewart sits down with Today Show co-host Hoda Kotb for a conversation about his wild 5-decade career. The singer hilariously opens up about his wild early years, origins of his most famous songs, and his new ...Show More

57:08 | Dec 17th, 2015

Tom Wolfe's Bonfire of the Vanities made an indelible mark on literature and pop culture when it was published in 1987. In this episode of 92Y Talks, the esteemed author sits down with New York University's Forum on Law, Culture, & Society director T...Show More

49:39 | Dec 10th, 2015

From Tommy Boy to Black Sheep and Just Shoot Me, David Spade helped define comedy in the 90s. In this episode of 92Y Talks, he sits down with fellow comedian Colin Quinn to discuss his time on SNL, working with Chris Farley, and new memoir Almost Int...Show More

59:35 | Dec 3rd, 2015

The ABC News veteran who’s won every significant TV award (including 42 Emmys) tells us that a major cyber attack on America’s power grid is not only possible, but likely. Scarier still is his revelation that the US is shockingly unprepared: the Depa...Show More

1:14:57 | Nov 19th, 2015

Jaques Pepin is one of the world’s most revered chefs, and in this episode of 92Y Talks, he reveals his cherished recipes for cooking at home. In conversation with master chef and travel host Anthony Bourdain, Pepin previews his new book, Heart and S...Show More

54:14 | Nov 12th, 2015

On this episode of 92Y Talks, Welcome to Night Vale creators Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor discuss how they turned their massively popular podcast into a mysterious new novel. Joined by Night Vale’s narrator Cecil Baldwin and moderated by TIME magaz...Show More

50:33 | Nov 6th, 2015

Music icons Emilio and Gloria Estefan are Broadway bound as they bring their story of true love and international success to the stage in On Your Feet. In this episode of 92Y Talks, they talk with showbiz legend Rita Moreno about their life, 36-year ...Show More

1:39:51 | Oct 29th, 2015

In this episode of 92Y Talks, astrophysicist, cosmologist and author Neil deGrasse Tyson discusses black holes and other cosmic quandaries. The conversation, moderated by NPR science correspondent Robert Krulwich for the Giants of Science series, was...Show More

49:57 | Oct 22nd, 2015

The groundbreaking humor magazine National Lampoon was published from its New York City headquarters from 1970 through 1988, a time which encompassed some of the city’s most beloved and troubled eras. With the release of Douglas Tirolas documentary D...Show More

1:15:14 | Oct 15th, 2015

From "Proud Mary," "Bad Moon Rising," and "Born in the Bayou," John Fogerty wrote some of American Rock's most iconic songs. In this episode of 92Y Talks, the Creedence Clearwater Revival front man sits down with music critic Alan Light to discuss hi...Show More

1:32:43 | Oct 9th, 2015

In this episode, Chelsea Clinton sits down to discuss her new book for young readers, It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! In conversation with best-selling author Meg Wolitzer, Clinton explains how she's inspiring children to mak...Show More

37:47 | Oct 1st, 2015

In the new comedy Sleeping with Other People, Jason Sudeikis and Allison Brie star as two romantic failures whose years of infidelity and self-sabotage have led them to swear that their relationship will remain strictly platonic. But can love still b...Show More

1:14:30 | Sep 25th, 2015

This episode of 92Y Talks features "Star Trek" star and beloved LGBT advocate George Takei. Starring in the new Broadway musical, Allegiance, loosely based on his childhood, the social media titan sat down with Jujamcyn Theaters president Jordan Roth...Show More

44:59 | Sep 17th, 2015

In December 2014, 92Y's Unterberg Poetry Center celebrated the 75th birthday of writer Margaret Atwood. The event included a conversation with Atwood and fellow author Neil Gaiman. In this episode of 92Y Talks, the two literary titans discuss her inv...Show More

1:00:19 | Sep 10th, 2015

Named "the poet laureate of medicine" by The New York Times, Oliver Sacks explored neurology and psychiatry in the most human of ways. In this week's episode of 92Y Talks, we present a conversation between Sacks and science author Jonathan Weiner on ...Show More

55:34 | Sep 3rd, 2015

In his new film, Learning to Drive, Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley plays an Indian-American driving instructor who builds a surprising friendship with a woman, played by Patrica Clarkson, recently dumped by her husband. In this episode of 92Y Talk...Show More

1:16:10 | Aug 27th, 2015

The close friendship between the U.S. and Israel is unique in the world - and crucial to the security of both nations. In this episode of 92Y Talks, former Israeli ambassador to the U.S., Michael Oren, discusses Iran's threat to Israel with author Jo...Show More

52:46 | Aug 20th, 2015

Jason Segel, the beloved comedic actor from How I Met Your Mother and Forgetting Sarah Marshall, is showing a dramatic new side of himself in his new movie The End of the Tour. In this episode of 92Y Talks, Segel discusses his daring new role as auth...Show More

1:33:02 | Aug 13th, 2015

Matthiew Ricard, the author of Happiness, talks about his new book, Altruism. In a conversation with fellow Buddhist Richard Gere, Ricard discusses altruism's power to change the world, and how it lives within all of us. The event was recorded on Jun...Show More

55:14 | Aug 6th, 2015

In her highly anticipated new novel, In the Unlikely Event, Judy Blume creates a moving story of three generations of families, friends and strangers, whose lives are profoundly changed by unexpected events. In this episode of 92Y Talks, the beloved ...Show More

1:20:27 | Jul 30th, 2015

In this episode, Barney Frank sits down with In The News moderator Jeff Greenfield to discuss his journey from Bayonne, New Jersey to the US Congress, where he played a vital role in the struggle for personal freedom and economic fairness. His experi...Show More

55:50 | Jul 23rd, 2015

Mix Don Rickles, Archie Bunker and a vial of estrogen, and what do you get? Comedy's Lovable Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli. In this episode of 92Y Talks, the comedian talks with Ron Bennington about her 100-pound weight loss, her new comedy special ...Show More

1:02:11 | Jul 16th, 2015

55 years after the international success of To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee debuts a new novel continuing the story of Jean Louise Finch and her father Atticus. In this episode of 92Y Talks, Mary Badham, who received an Oscar nomination for her por...Show More

1:00:50 | Jul 9th, 2015

Screen favorite Alan Rickman directs and stars in a new period film about Louis XIV, co-starring Oscar winner Kate Winslet. In this episode of 92Y Talks, he discusses A Little Chaos with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf. The conversation was rec...Show More

54:22 | Jul 2nd, 2015

Academy Award winner Helen Hunt sits down with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf to discuss her latest film, Ride. Written, directed by, and starring Hunt, the actress plays a literary agent who takes up surfing and embarks on a journey of self-d...Show More

1:02:07 | Jun 25th, 2015

She's the first dancer to be featured on the cover of TIME magazine since 1994 and the first African American to dance the lead in Swan Lake opposite another African American in the U.S. Misty Copeland sits down with Teen Vogue editor Amy Astley to d...Show More

1:25:15 | Jun 18th, 2015

Two thinkers. Two books. Two angles on genius. In this episode of 92Y Talks, author Malcolm Gladwell and film producer Brian Grazer discuss their books, David and Goliath and A Curious Mind, respectively, each which explore the hidden patterns of his...Show More

51:40 | Jun 11th, 2015

What does it mean to cook like an "American?" How do U.S. chefs differentiate themselves amidst their international colleagues? Chefs Thomas Keller of Per Se and the French Laundry and Corey Lee of Benu sit down with food critic Mimi Sheraton to disc...Show More

1:12:44 | Jun 4th, 2015

In an exclusive New York appearance, Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison reads from and discusses her new novel, God Help the Child, a searing tale about the way childhood trauma shapes and misshapes the life of an adult. She is introduced by Chirlane McCra...Show More

53:24 | May 28th, 2015

The world mourned the passing of comedic icon Joan Rivers in September 2014. Her beloved daughter and on-screen partner in crime Melissa Rivers sat down to honor her mother's memory in a candid conversation with the Today show's Hoda Kotb. She outlin...Show More

1:11:26 | May 21st, 2015

Did Don Draper's story get a happy ending? Whether you've seen the series finale of Mad Men or not, this spoiler-free episode of 92Y Talks features series creator Matthew Weiner as he takes us back through the award-winning show's origins. Moderated ...Show More

1:18:18 | May 14th, 2015

What was it like to grow up in the place that bred influencers in just about every field of endeavor today? Arlene Alda's new book, Just Kids from the Bronx, examines the success stories that came out of the New York City borough. Regis Philbin, Alan...Show More

1:15:13 | May 7th, 2015

In a wide-ranging interview with Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, Harvard Law professor and Bloomberg View columnist Noah Feldman looks at the issues and challenges confronting the Court at a time when legislation and the law are subject to unus...Show More

1:13:36 | Apr 30th, 2015

"Meet The Press" moderator and Chief White House Correspondent for NBC News Chuck Todd sits down with Jeff Greenfield to discuss Todd's new book, The Stranger: Barack Obama in the White House, party lines and other states of affairs. Recorded March 1...Show More

1:01:43 | Apr 23rd, 2015

Ethan Hawke takes the director's chair for his new documentary about Seymour Bernstein, an accomplished musician who became equally extraordinary as a music educator. Hawke and Bernstein sit down with 92Y Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf to disc...Show More

1:03:26 | Apr 16th, 2015

Broadway A-listers Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher are back on the boards, starring in Roundabout Theater Company's revival of On the 20th Century. In conversation with the Wall Street Journal's Marshall Heyman, the duo discusses their hit musi...Show More

1:16:31 | Apr 9th, 2015

For 15 years, Andrew Sullivan wrote 250 to 300 posts a week for his political blog, The Dish. On this episode of 92Y Talks, the prolific journalist talks with Jeff Greenfield about his recent decision to quit blogging, how he is detoxing from the med...Show More

56:57 | Apr 2nd, 2015

Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf interviews Hugh Grant and director Marc Lawrence about their new comedy, The Rewrite. The two reunite after previous collaborations on Two Weeks Notice, Music and Lyrics, and Did You Hear About the Morgans? The R...Show More

1:12:28 | Mar 26th, 2015

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Thomas Friedman and LRN CEO Dov Seidman sit down to discuss how individuals, nations, and businesses must urgently change how they behave, lead and operate in a world that is more interconnected and interdependent. It...Show More

1:01:24 | Mar 19th, 2015

Hollywood leading man Kevin Costner is back in a film about race, family, and forgiveness. In this episode, the Oscar winner discusses Black or White with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf. Recorded January 29, 2015 at 92nd Street Y.

1:17:31 | Mar 12th, 2015

Breaking Bad fan favorites Saul and Mike are back in the new series "Better Call Saul." Returning stars Bob Odenkirk and Jonathan Banks, along with Michael McKean, discuss their new prequel to the acclaimed series, which is already breaking ratings r...Show More

1:15:39 | Mar 5th, 2015

"It seems safe to say that Capital in the Twenty-First Century, the magnum opus of the French economist Thomas Piketty, will be the most important economics book of the year--and maybe of the decade. Piketty, arguably the world's leading expert on in...Show More

56:43 | Feb 26th, 2015

Bill Nye is a mechanical engineer, science educator and CEO of the Planetary Society, who hosted the Emmy award-winning show "Bill Nye the Science Guy." After a widely viewed debate in Kentucky with an avowed Bible literalist, Nye has written a prime...Show More

1:05:37 | Feb 19th, 2015

A full-fledged star by the age of 16, Lesley Gore recorded smash hits that served as anthems for young Americans in the 1960s. In this episode of 92Y Talks, Gore offers both talk and song in an evening with Rolling Stone's Anthony DeCurtis. Recorded ...Show More

1:20:45 | Feb 12th, 2015

He's been called a "Swiftian satirist" (The Wall Street Journal), "America's satire king" (the Daily Beast), "the funniest human on Twitter" (The New York Times), and "one of the funniest people in America" (CBS News Sunday Morning). Join the award-w...Show More

1:04:10 | Feb 5th, 2015

Amid a popular debate over whether today’s young women embrace or reject the word feminist, bestselling author and trans women’s rights activist Janet Mock, Joy Reid, host of MSNBC’s The Reid Report, and Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show an...Show More

1:00:50 | Jan 30th, 2015

In Big Eyes, visionary filmmaker Tim Burton turns his lens on Margaret Keane — famous for her haunting paintings of big-eyed children — and her dramatic struggle for ownership of her art. Tim Burton and stars Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz discuss the...Show More

1:18:41 | Jan 22nd, 2015

Jimmy Page is one of music’s greatest guitarists, innovators and legends—Rolling Stone called him “one of rock’s most important and influential guitar players, writers, and producers” and ranked him number nine on its list of the 100 greatest guitari...Show More

49:26 | Jan 15th, 2015

Award-winning actor Benedict Cumberbatch discusses his mesmerizing performance in The Imitation Game. His portrayal of Alan Turing, the British cryptanalyst who helped break the Nazi code and was persecuted for his sexual identity, has earned raves f...Show More

56:13 | Jan 8th, 2015

Jennifer Lopez in an intimate conversation with Hoda Kotb about her life and new book, True Love, a candid and revealing look at one of the most defining moments of her life. Like many other women balancing the demands of motherhood and career, Lopez...Show More

1:05:13 | Jan 1st, 2015

In her new book Watch Me, Huston tells the story of falling in love with Jack Nicholson and her adventurous, turbulent, high-profile, spirited 17-year relationship with him and his intoxicating circle of friends. She writes about learning the art and...Show More

1:01:03 | Dec 25th, 2014

Welcome to the nightmare! Rock legend Alice Cooper sits down with Rolling Stone contributor Anthony DeCurtis to talk about the documentary film Super Duper Alice Cooper, his career and life. Recorded October 27, 2014 at 92nd Street Y.

1:23:16 | Dec 18th, 2014

Dick Cavett and Alec Baldwin have both acted, written books and hosted talk shows. Cavett’s latest book, Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks, shares his reflections and reminiscences about Hollywood legends, American ...Show More

56:39 | Dec 4th, 2014

There has never been a film quite like Birdman—a movie about theater, and a comedy about tragedy. Star Michael Keaton sits down with moderator Annette Insdorf, along with the brilliant supporting cast—Edward Norton, Emma Stone, and Zach Galifianakis—...Show More

1:09:44 | Nov 27th, 2014

Norman Lear, the dynamic and always controversial television producer ("All in the Family," "Sanford and Son," "Maude," "Good Times," "The Jeffersons" and "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman"), shares fifty years of show business and politics as he talks abo...Show More

1:18:43 | Nov 20th, 2014

Before there was “Modern Family,” “That ‘70s Show” or “Freaks and Geeks,” there was “The Wonder Years”—a nostalgia-inducing take on the traditional family sitcom—and one of the most beloved sitcoms of the past thirty years. For six years America tune...Show More

1:31:21 | Nov 13th, 2014

George R. R. Martin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many novels, including the acclaimed series A Song of Ice and Fire—A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons. If the past is p...Show More

1:09:42 | Nov 6th, 2014

Mark Bittman—the beloved New York Times food writer and author of the megaselling How to Cook Everything—joins his friend, master chef Mario Batali, for a gastronaut’s tête-à-tête. Mario celebrates slow food in his new book, America Farm to Table, wh...Show More

1:24:25 | Oct 30th, 2014

Emmy Award-winning comedian Sarah Silverman sits down with Andy Borowitz to discuss her career as a stand-up, actor and author. Recorded November 20, 2013 at 92nd Street Y.

1:47:17 | Oct 23rd, 2014

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and former President of the Supreme Court of Israel Dorit Beinisch join NPR’s Nina Totenberg for a historic "meeting of the minds" of two judicial stateswomen and pioneers as they reflect on their professiona...Show More

1:00:49 | Oct 16th, 2014

Mariano Rivera, the man who intimidated thousands of batters merely by opening a bullpen door, began his incredible journey as the son of a poor Panamanian fisherman. When first scouted by the Yankees, he didn’t even own his own glove. He thought he ...Show More

1:22:24 | Oct 9th, 2014

Marissa Mayer talks with Josh Tyrangiel about her childhood in Wisconsin, her experience as one of the few women in the Stanford Computer Science department at Princeton to the early days of Google. It was recorded in March 27, 2012, months before sh...Show More

1:12:34 | Oct 2nd, 2014

Poet, confessor, political firebrand, tongue-twisting genius. Ranked as one of the greatest and most influential rappers in history, Nas shares his remarkable story. Recorded January 8, 2013 at 92nd Street Y.

1:07:49 | Sep 25th, 2014

If you've ever eaten at Blue Hill or Blue Hill at Stone Barns, you'll know that Dan Barber is one of the most innovative chefs on the planet. He's also one of the most influential—which is why the publication of his new book, The Third Plate, is maki...Show More

1:17:00 | Sep 18th, 2014

Bill O'Reilly dishes to Geraldo Rivera on President Obama, Bill and Hillary Clinton, the minimum wage, his colleagues at FOX, Vladimir Putin, Stop and Frisk, potential Presidential candidates in 2016, and lots more. Recorded June 18, 2014 at 92nd Str...Show More

59:08 | Sep 11th, 2014

Judge Judy Sheindlin, the irrepressible judge of the #1 show in daytime television, “Judge Judy,” shares her common-sense approach to justice and life in a one-on-one interview with Katie Couric. The Judge discusses her no-holds-barred style; her lon...Show More

1:16:58 | Sep 4th, 2014

Renowned British ethologist, Richard Dawkins, discusses science and religion with physicist and World Science Festival co-founder Brian Greene. Recorded September 24, 2013 at 92nd Street Y.

1:10:31 | Aug 28th, 2014

Recorded on June 8th 2010, long time friends Salman Rushdie and the late Chris Hitchens discuss his life, his work, and his memoir Hitch 22.

1:07:07 | Aug 21st, 2014

Drummer, DJ, producer, culinary entrepreneur, New York Times best-selling author and member of The Roots -- Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson, is the unmistakable heartbeat of Philadelphia's most influential hip-hop group. Here he talks with Rolling Stones'...Show More

1:06:55 | Aug 14th, 2014

Portlandia's co-creator-writer-stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein join Ophira Eisenberg at New York's 92nd Street Y for a conversation about their creative process and the unique careers that brought them together on this hilarious and award-wi...Show More