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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.

Dec 10, 2015

From Tommy Boy to Black Sheep and Just Shoot Me, David Spade helped define comedy in the 90s. In this episode of 92Y Talks, he sits down with fellow comedian Colin Quinn to discuss his time on SNL, working with Chris Farley, and new memoir Almost Interesting. The conversation was recorded on October 25, 2015 in front of...


Dec 3, 2015

The ABC News veteran who’s won every significant TV award (including 42 Emmys) tells us that a major cyber attack on America’s power grid is not only possible, but likely. Scarier still is his revelation that the US is shockingly unprepared: the Department of Homeland Security has no plan for handling the aftermath...


Nov 19, 2015

Jaques Pepin is one of the world’s most revered chefs, and in this episode of 92Y Talks, he reveals his cherished recipes for cooking at home. In conversation with master chef and travel host Anthony Bourdain, Pepin previews his new book, Heart and Soul in the Kitchen, and his life in the culinary arts. The...


Nov 12, 2015

On this episode of 92Y Talks, Welcome to Night Vale creators Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor discuss how they turned their massively popular podcast into a mysterious new novel. Joined by Night Vale’s narrator Cecil Baldwin and moderated by TIME magazine book critic Lev Grossman, the conversation was recorded on...


Nov 6, 2015

Music icons Emilio and Gloria Estefan are Broadway bound as they bring their story of true love and international success to the stage in On Your Feet. In this episode of 92Y Talks, they talk with showbiz legend Rita Moreno about their life, 36-year marriage and their love for America and music. The conversation was...