92Y Talks

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 Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage. The conversation was recorded on April 12, 2015 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_BFrank.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:09pm EST

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 in a Bed Bath & Beyond. The conversation was recorded on June 22, 2015 in front of a live audience at New York’s 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Lampanelli.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:02pm EST

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 well as the classic novel. The reading is followed by a conversation with Harper Lee: American Masters documentary filmmaker Mary Murphy and was recorded in front of a live audience on July 14, 2015 at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Watchmen.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am EST

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 Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Rickman.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:47pm EST

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 York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Hunt.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:46pm EST

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