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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 weekly podcast series features many of the fascinating people and conversations from our stage, both recent as well as treasures from the past.

Oct 10, 2019

New York Times-bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell discusses his new book, Talking to Strangers, with Jelani Cobb. Upending our fundamental assumptions about trust and deception, Gladwell makes a fresh, illuminating argument that our longstanding cultural assumptions about communication and familiarity are due for an...


Oct 3, 2019

Wharton psychologist Adam Grant and his wife Allison Sweet Grant, a psychiatric nurse practitioner, sit down with Susan Cain to discuss their new book, The Gift Inside the Box. They share what they’ve learned from psychology evidence and personal experience about how we can care for others and ourselves, teach that...


Sep 26, 2019

Jillian Bell discusses the making of her new film, Brittany Runs a Marathon, how the role came her way, and much more with Kate McKinnon. The conversation was recorded on August 22, 2019 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.


Sep 19, 2019

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 front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.


Sep 17, 2019

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 recorded on September 15, 2019 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd...