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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.

Sep 25, 2015

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...


Sep 17, 2015

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...


Sep 10, 2015

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...


Sep 3, 2015

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...