Fareed Zakaria: Are The Chinese Better Capitalists? CNN’s Fareed Zakaria was here last month with Eliot Spitzer in wide ranging discussion about Libya, Syria, Governor Walker’s battle with public unions in Wisconsin, immigration, China and more. The clip above features Zakaria opining on the Chinese economy, comparing economic policy in China with U. S. economic policy. Related: On May...
Revolutionaries in the Arab World
Alex Nunns, editor of Tweets from Tahrir, was on the Brian Lehrer show this morning. Listen to the mp3. Hear more from Alex with Rula Jebreal, Issandr El Amrani, Adbelkader Benali and Abdellah Taia tonight at 92Y for Revolutionaries in the Arab World, part of the Pen World Voices festival.
BREAKING NEWS: Katie Couric to leave CBS News →
This should make her talk next Wednesday with Dan Abrams at 92Y more interesting!
Ever wonder what Phil Donahue is up to? Yah, us too. We know he’ll be here on Tuesday, April 26, interviewing Tavis Smiley.
Blueberry Finn, The Big Gatsby and Good Expectations Christopher Hitchens and Salman Rushdie were here last summer for spirited literary conversation. In the clip above, provided in partnership with 92Y and FORA.tv, both men played a game whereby they change the title of epic books, rendering them a bit less epic. Some examples rattled off included Blueberry Finn, The Big Gatsby and Good...
Harvard Law professor Noah Feldman and The New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin were here in November of last year for a discussion on the Supreme Court. In the clip above, provided in partnership with 92Y and FORA.tv, Noah Feldman discusses the the Supreme Courts record on individual rights, particularly Justice Anthony Kennedy’s, and asks: “Can the health care bill be described as a...
Continuing our celebration of National Poetry...
Tina Fey dropped a bombshell on “The Late Show with David Letterman” on Friday. Oprah, she said, will financially support her second child for life. Watch the clip above. This message has been brought you by 92YTribeca Comedy.
The New York Times’ ArtsBeat blog interviews Joss Whedon about Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, the musical miniseries he and his two brothers created and distributed on the internet a few years ago, “without any outside interference.” “In the pantheon of fantasy and science-fiction projects that Joss Whedon helped create,” ArtsBeat blog wrote, “the Internet...
Huh. Our friend Tom Blunt, Meet the Lady host, and keeper of wandering souls. (via The Serial Sleepover Artist - The New York Times)
Gladwell and Gopnik: The iPad’s Not Really That Magical Malcolm Gladwell and Adam Gopnik were here in February of last year for a “fireside chat” that include conversation on texting, telephones, the iPad and more. In the video above, both men offer example of innovations they feel go backwards, instead of forward. Gopnik argues, for example, that the iPad should have come before the...
Speaking of Johnny Cash, Antonino D’Ambrosio tells the astonishing story—in word and song—behind Johnny Cash’s virtually unknown folk protest record Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian, at 92YTribeca on May 11. After recording the album during the ’60s era of fervent social upheaval, Cash faced back-lash from radio stations and fans for speaking out on behalf of Native...
Rosanne Cash On Growing Up As Johnny Cash’s Daughter Rosanne Cash was here last year, interviewed by by novelist A.M. Homes. In the clip above, she talks about what it was like growing up as Johnny Cash’s daughter. “When I was in my twenties,” she explained, “I went on the road with him, I realized that he was on this earth for a bigger mission then just to be...
On the Magic of Nightclubs
It is the most magical thing because it is completely ephemeral. It exists while you’re watching it. You’re in such close contact. There’s just another live person. They’re not on a screen, they’re not on TV, they’re not on a record, they’re not even on a stage, where you’re separated by a fourth wall and a lot of seats. It’s like talking to people three feet away from you, and you’re...
High on Dance: The Next Generation The Patch profiled two Mamaroneck high school dancers and their teachers: Taking the performing arts to new levels—in typical MHS fashion—two choreographers from the PACE Program will showcase their works at the world famous 92nd Street Y in New York City. The two dances were choreographed earlier in the school year by MHS senior Danielle Rome and junior...
Adam Carolla on Making Money in Podcasts (Warning: Video contains strong language) Adam Carolla was at 92nd Street Y last fall, in conversation with Will Dana. In the clip seen above, he discussed the profitability of his podcast, “The Adam Carolla Show.” The video is provided by 92nd Street Y in partnership with FORA.tv to bring 92Y: Arts & Entertainment and 92Y: Politics...