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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.

Protesting for Change: Wes Moore with Willie Geist

Jul 24, 2020

When Freddie Gray was arrested for possessing an “illegal knife” in April 2015, he was, by eyewitness accounts that video evidence later confirmed, treated “roughly” as police loaded him into a vehicle.

By the end of his trip in the police van, Gray was in a coma from which he would never recover. In the wake of...


Jul 16, 2020

Join celebrated director Gina Prince-Bythewood (Love & BasketballBeyond the Lights) and rising star KiKi Layne (If Beale Street Could Talk) for a conversation with Academy Award-winning filmmaker Barry Jenkins about Prince-Bythewood’s brilliant new Netflix movie The Old Guard. A tough and thoughtful action thriller...


Jun 18, 2020

We all know that Martin Luther King made his “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington but the march was much more than that speech. All three TV networks covered it live (using the exotic new Telstar satellite) and the March helped lead to passage of the Civil Rights Act and later the Voting Rights...


May 28, 2020

The second season of Shrill, Hulu’s powerful, acclaimed comedy, drops January 24—and who better to sneak a peek at an episode and mull over the backstory than with its star, exec producer, and co-writer Aidy Bryant?

Join the SNL cast member for an in-depth conversation about her return to the show as Annie, the...


May 21, 2020

Join Emmy Award-winning comedian John Mulaney, along with co-writers Marika Sawyer and Eli Bolin, Director Rhys Thomas, and actress Shereen Pimentel as they discuss Mulaney's new Netflix special, John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch—a variety show packed to the gills with song, dance, existential hilarity, special...