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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.

Feb 13, 2020

Ariel Foxman interviews Academy Award-winning writer and director of Fox Searchlight’s Jojo Rabbit, Taika Waititi, and the film's producer Carthew Neal about their brilliant and darkly hilarious World War II satire. Waititi and Neal discuss the film's nomination for a Best Picture Academy Award, the joys of...


Feb 6, 2020

Moderator Annette Insdorf interviews Jonathan Pryce and director Fernando Meirelles about their Netflix film, The Two Popes. Pryce plays Pope Francis –– a liberal humanist from Argentina –– alongside Anthony Hopkins as his conservative predecessor Pope Benedict. The conversation was recorded on December 17, 2019...


Jan 30, 2020

Zadie Smith, beloved author of White Teeth, On Beauty, NW and Swing Time, reads from her first book of short fiction, Grand Union, and sits for a conversation with fellow novelist Jennifer Egan. The conversation was recorded on December 5, 2019 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.


Jan 23, 2020

Superstar chef and fresh food champion Jamie Oliver brings his signature effervescence and passion for pure, unprocessed, flavor-packed food as he talks with Carla Hall about his book, Ultimate Veg. From burgers and fritters to gorgeous curries to pies and bakes, Oliver shares his recipes, tips, and philosophy that...


Jan 16, 2020

Greta Gerwig discusses her film Little Women with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf. Gerwig received Oscar nominations for directing and writing Lady Bird, which starred Saoirse Ronan –– who also plays the spirited Jo March in this fresh adaptation of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel. The conversation was...