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92NY Talks

For nearly 150 years The 92nd Street Y, New York 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.

Aug 27, 2015

The close friendship between the U.S. and Israel is unique in the world - and crucial to the security of both nations. In this episode of 92Y Talks, former Israeli ambassador to the U.S., Michael Oren, discusses Iran's threat to Israel with author Jonathan Rosen. The conversation was recorded on June 21, 2015 in front...

Aug 20, 2015

Jason Segel, the beloved comedic actor from How I Met Your Mother and Forgetting Sarah Marshall, is showing a dramatic new side of himself in his new movie The End of the Tour. In this episode of 92Y Talks, Segel discusses his daring new role as author David Foster Wallace, which is already generating Oscar buzz. The...

Aug 13, 2015

Matthiew Ricard, the author of Happiness, talks about his new book, Altruism. In a conversation with fellow Buddhist Richard Gere, Ricard discusses altruism's power to change the world, and how it lives within all of us. The event was recorded on June 14, 2015 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Aug 6, 2015

In her highly anticipated new novel, In the Unlikely Event, Judy Blume creates a moving story of three generations of families, friends and strangers, whose lives are profoundly changed by unexpected events. In this episode of 92Y Talks, the beloved author of Are You There God, It's Me Margaret and Summer Sisters...