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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.

Apr 25, 2019

The Pollan family - including sisters Tracy, Lori, Dana and mother Corky - discuss their highly acclaimed new book, Mostly Plants. They sit down with Tracy’s husband Michael J. Fox and actress/comedian Ali Wentworth to share family stories and how to create a mostly vegetarian diet the whole family will love....

Apr 18, 2019

New York Times op-ed columnist David Brooks discusses his new book, The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life. Join him for a crucial conversation about what’s working, what’s not, whether there’s cause for optimism, and his ideas for finding personal fulfillment in a fractured world. The conversation was...

Apr 11, 2019

Cartoonist Roz Chast and humorist Patricia Marx, both longtime contributors to The New Yorker, discuss their new book on motherhood, Why Don’t You Write My Eulogy Now So I Can Correct It?, with Lena Dunham. The conversation was recorded on April 3, 2019 in front of a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y.

Apr 4, 2019

Actor/director Emilio Estevez discusses his new film, The Public, a story tackling homelessness and mental illness, with Alec Baldwin; David Giffin, executive director of the Coalition for the Homeless; Ryan Dowd, author of The Librarian's Guide to Homelessness; and moderator Alison Stewart. The conversation...