92Y Talks (general)

Millions of people have been empowered by Amy Cuddy's groundbreaking TED talk on body language. In this episode of 92Y Talks, she sits down with Susan Cain to discuss her first book — Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges, in which she explains the science underlying body-mind effects such as 'power posing,' and teaches us how to use this science to become self-assured in high pressure moments. The conversation was recorded on Jan 21, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_CuddyCain.mp3
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Washington is broken. Citizens are distanced from the government they elected. It seems like money and media trump the democratic process every time. Are we at a crisis point? In this episode of 92Y Talks, Join two U.S. senators who both have a track record of getting things done: Cory Booker, New Jersey’s first African-American senator, and New York's Kirsten Gillibrand, who pioneered a culture of openness in Congress. The conversation was recorded on Feb 21, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_BookerGillibrand.mp3
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Get ready to get geek out with two of greatest minds in science today. In this episode of 92Y Talks, Harvard theoretical physicist Lisa Randall discusses her new book, Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs, with Bill Nye. The conversation was recorded on October 27, 2015 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_NyeRandall.mp3
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As part of the original writing team on Saturday Night Live, Alan Zweibel has carved out a place in comedy history. In this episode of 92Y Talks, he sits down with Martin Short to discuss his hilarious career which includes Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays, Short's Fame Becomes Me and Curb Your Enthusiasm. The conversation was recorded on November 16, 2015 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Zweibel.mp3
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In this episode of 92Y Talks, Peggy Noonan, a speechwriter for the Reagan White House and one of our most astute political commentators, sits down for a candid talk with MSNBC's Joe Scarborough to discuss the issues and candidates surrounding the 2016 presidential election. The conversation was recorded November 4, 2015 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Noonan.mp3
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In this episode of 92Y Talks, beloved actress Judith Light sits down with her Transparent co-star Jeffrey Tambor to discuss their acclaimed hit series on Amazon. The conversation was recorded on December 14, 2015 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_LightTambor.mp3
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In this episode of 92Y Talks, Law & Order star Sam Waterston and director Tim Blake Nelson sit down with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf to discuss their new film, Anesthesia. The Oscar nominee and Emmy winner talks about the making of the new drama, with an ensemble of stars featuring Glenn Close and Kristen Stewart. The conversation was recorded on January 5, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York’s 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Waterston.mp3
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In this episode of 92Y Talks, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, one of the most admired religious leaders of our time delivers a major address on how we can understand and confront religious violence. In conversation with journalist Eliza Griswold, Sacks explores the concept of what he calls altruistic evil and guides us through an understanding of the past that will contribute to a more peaceful future. The event was recorded in front of a live audience on November 8, 2015 at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Rabbi_Sacks.mp3
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What happens when the queen of morning TV takes the stage with the king of late night? In this episode of 92Y Talks, Today show co-host Hoda Kotb sits down with Watch What Happens Live host Andy Cohen to discuss her new inspirational book, Where We Belong, about our personal journeys to happiness. The two friends also dish on their on their famous friends and crazy showbiz lives. The conversation was recorded on January 6, 2016 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Kotb.mp3
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After the huge success of his Oscar-nominated films The Fighter, Silver Linings Playbook and American Hustle, David O. Russell is back with his latest, Joy, starring Jennifer Lawrence. In this episode of 92Y Talks, the director sits down with Reel Pieces moderator Annette Insdorf to discuss the drama, which is based on a true story, with actress Isabella Rossellini. The conversation was recorded on December 15, 2015 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_Joy.mp3
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