Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

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 18, 2019

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 World. The conversation was recorded on May 30, 2019 in front of a...


Jul 11, 2019

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


Jul 4, 2019

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 Tamblyn, Staceyann Chin, and more. The event was recorded on May 13, 2009...


Jun 27, 2019

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 Transcendence, with journalist and pharmacologist Hamilton Morris. The...


Jun 20, 2019

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 intelligence. The conversation was recorded on June 4, 2019 in front of a...