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Amid a popular debate over whether today’s young women embrace or reject the word feminist, bestselling author and trans women’s rights activist Janet Mock, Joy Reid, host of MSNBC’s The Reid Report, and Lizz Winstead, co-creator of The Daily Show and head of Lady Parts Justice, join Mic senior editor Elizabeth Plank for a look at women, advocacy and the millennial generation. What constitutes modern feminism and how is it changing the world? Is celebrity feminism helping or hindering the cause? How has social media shaped the movement into a more equal and democratic space for young women to express themselves? Recorded December 10, 2014 at 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_PasstheMic.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:59am EST

In Big Eyes, visionary filmmaker Tim Burton turns his lens on Margaret Keane — famous for her haunting paintings of big-eyed children — and her dramatic struggle for ownership of her art. Tim Burton and stars Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz discuss the process behind bringing the story to film with moderator Dave Itzkoff. Recorded December 12, 2014 at 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_BigEyes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:22pm EST

Jimmy Page is one of music’s greatest guitarists, innovators and legends—Rolling Stone called him “one of rock’s most important and influential guitar players, writers, and producers” and ranked him number nine on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. He talks about his life and career as the groundbreaking guitarist for one of rock’s most iconic bands in a rare interview with Jeff Koons, widely regarded as one of the most important, influential and controversial artists of the postwar era. Recorded November 3, 2014 at 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92Y_PageKoons_192.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Award-winning actor Benedict Cumberbatch discusses his mesmerizing performance in The Imitation Game. His portrayal of Alan Turing, the British cryptanalyst who helped break the Nazi code and was persecuted for his sexual identity, has earned raves from critics. The Sherlock and Star Trek Into Darkness star talks about his determination to tell Turing’s story and the amazing facts of his legacy. Recorded November 16, 2014 at 92nd Street Y.

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

Jennifer Lopez in an intimate conversation with Hoda Kotb about her life and new book, True Love, a candid and revealing look at one of the most defining moments of her life. Like many other women balancing the demands of motherhood and career, Lopez found herself at a crossroads, determined to confront her greatest challenges and identify her biggest fears. Her transformative two-year journey led to a deeper understanding of what it means to smile, dance, and love again. Recorded November 6, 2014 at 92nd Street Y.

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

In her new book Watch Me, Huston tells the story of falling in love with Jack Nicholson and her adventurous, turbulent, high-profile, spirited 17-year relationship with him and his intoxicating circle of friends. She writes about learning the art and craft of acting, her rise to stardom, her work with the many of greatest directors in Hollywood, including Woody Allen, Wes Anderson, Bob Rafelson, Francis Ford Coppola and Stephen Frears; about her Academy Award-winning portrayal of Maerose Prizzi in Prizzi’s Honor; about her roles as Morticia Addams in the Addams Family films, Etheline Tenenbaum in The Royal Tenenbaums and Lilly Dillon in The Grifters; and she movingly and beautifully writes about the death of her father, the legendary director John Huston, and her marriage to sculptor Robert Graham. She shares all in this talk with Joy Behar. Recorded November 12, 2014 at 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_AHouston.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16am EST

Welcome to the nightmare! Rock legend Alice Cooper sits down with Rolling Stone contributor Anthony DeCurtis to talk about the documentary film Super Duper Alice Cooper, his career and life. Recorded October 27, 2014 at 92nd Street Y.

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

Dick Cavett and Alec Baldwin have both acted, written books and hosted talk shows. Cavett’s latest book, Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks, shares his reflections and reminiscences about Hollywood legends, American cultural icons and the absurdities of everyday life. He offers piquant commentary on contemporary politics, the indignities of travel, the nature of comedy writing and the utter improbability of being alive at all. Who better to be in conversation with the legendary Cavett than the one and only Alec Baldwin? Recorded November 4, 2014 at 92nd Street Y.

Direct download: 92YTalks_CavettBaldwin_128.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am EST

There has never been a film quite like Birdman—a movie about theater, and a comedy about tragedy. Star Michael Keaton sits down with moderator Annette Insdorf, along with the brilliant supporting cast—Edward Norton, Emma Stone, and Zach Galifianakis—to discuss the challenges of shooting the film’s uncommonly long takes and examine the movie’s themes of the price of fame. Recorded October 13, 2014 at 92nd Street Y.

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

Norman Lear, the dynamic and always controversial television producer ("All in the Family," "Sanford and Son," "Maude," "Good Times," "The Jeffersons" and "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman"), shares fifty years of show business and politics as he talks about his new memoir, Even This I Get to Experience, with Whoopi Goldberg.

Direct download: 92yTalks_GoldbergLear.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:59am EST