92Y Talks

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 primer on the fundamentals of evolution. Emmy-award winning journalist Tom Foreman moderates the discussion on evolution and the science of creation. Recorded December 7, 2014 at 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Bill_Nye.mp3
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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 February 28, 2006 at 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_LesleyGore.mp3
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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-winning creator of the eponymous satirical news column as he takes a look back at the biggest stories of 2014 with award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien. Recorded December 10, 2014 at 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Borowitz.mp3
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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 and head of Lady Parts Justice, join Mic senior editor Elizabeth Plank for a look at women, advocacy and the millennial generation. What constitutes modern feminism and how is it changing the world? Is celebrity feminism helping or hindering the cause? How has social media shaped the movement into a more equal and democratic space for young women to express themselves? Recorded December 10, 2014 at 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_PasstheMic.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59am EST

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