92Y Talks

This episode of 92Y Talks features "Star Trek" star and beloved LGBT advocate George Takei. Starring in the new Broadway musical, Allegiance, loosely based on his childhood, the social media titan sat down with Jujamcyn Theaters president Jordan Roth to discuss his personal new stage project, using humor to influence millions, and more. The conversation was recorded on Sep 20, 2015 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Takei.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:12pm EST

In December 2014, 92Y's Unterberg Poetry Center celebrated the 75th birthday of writer Margaret Atwood. The event included a conversation with Atwood and fellow author Neil Gaiman. In this episode of 92Y Talks, the two literary titans discuss her invention of the LongPen, books in the digital age, and Atwood's incredible career. It was recorded December 3, 2014 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Atwood.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:45pm EST

Named "the poet laureate of medicine" by The New York Times, Oliver Sacks explored neurology and psychiatry in the most human of ways. In this week's episode of 92Y Talks, we present a conversation between Sacks and science author Jonathan Weiner on the subject of longevity. It was recorded on February 10, 2011 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

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

In his new film, Learning to Drive, Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley plays an Indian-American driving instructor who builds a surprising friendship with a woman, played by Patrica Clarkson, recently dumped by her husband. In this episode of 92Y Talks, these two acclaimed stars sit down with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf to discuss their on screen chemistry as well as their most memorable performances. The conversation was recorded on August 18, 2015 at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Kingsley.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:18pm EST

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