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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.

Jul 30, 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 experience led him to write his new memoir Frank: A Life in Politics from the...


Jul 23, 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 Back To The Drawing Board, and why she cried in front of Alexis Bledel...


Jul 16, 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 portrayal of Scout in the 1962 film, reads from both Go Set A Watchman, as...


Jul 9, 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 recorded on June 18, 2015 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd...


Jul 2, 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-discovery. Recorded on April 29, 2015 in front of a live audience at New...