Upcoming Livecasts

Social Good Summit: #2030NOW

Sun-Mon, Sep 21-22, 12 pm

The fifth annual Social Good Summit, a unique convening of world leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists, and voices from around the world, will challenge speakers, participants and a growing worldwide community to explore how technology and new media can be leveraged to benefit people everywhere, to create a better world by the year 2030. A unique mix of speakers will share their visions for the future, including: Troy Carter, Founder and CEO, Atom Factory; Pete Cashmore, Founder and CEO, Mashable; Helen Clark, Administrator, United Nations Development Programme; Yael Maguire, Director, Facebook Connectivity Lab; Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director, Greenpeace; Avi Reichental, CEO, 3D Systems; Megan Smith, Vice President at Google X; and Professor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate and Founder, Grameen Bank.
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High Holidays

Wed-Fri, Sep 24-26 and Fri-Sat, Oct 3-4

The High Holidays don’t start with a set of dates on a calendar—they start with choosing where you want to be when the New Year begins. The choice matters.
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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand with Gloria Steinem

Sun, Sep 28, 2:30 pm

New York Senator and rising political star Kirsten Gillibrand is urging all women to get involved politically and make their voices heard. Since her appointment in 2009, Gillibrand has established herself as a fearless and laser-focused presence in Congress. Hear why she’s so passionate about engaging and inspiring the next generation as she talks about her new book, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World.
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The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control

Mon, Sep 29, 7:30 pm

Is self-control the secret to success in life? Is it prewired, or can it be taught? Walter Mischel’s groundbreaking marshmallow test—in which children were presented with two marshmallows and given the choice of eating one now, or both later—revealed how will-power can predict everything from higher SAT scores to a greater sense of self-worth. He has just published The Marshmallow Test. Join Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman, author of the bestselling Thinking Fast and Slow, as Professor Mischel shows how the takeaways from his iconic studies can literally change our lives.
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and former President of the Supreme Court of Israel Dorit Beinisch in Conversation with Nina Totenberg

Sun, Oct 19, 7:30 pm

Join us for a historic “meeting of the minds” with two judicial stateswomen and pioneers as they reflect on their professional journeys, the role of the Supreme Court in a democracy and challenges to the judiciary in the United States and Israel today.
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The World of Ice and Fire with George R. R. Martin

Sun, Oct 26, 8 pm

George R. R. Martin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many novels, including the acclaimed series A Song of Ice and Fire—A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons. If the past is prologue, then George R. R. Martin’s masterwork—the most inventive and entertaining fantasy saga of our time—warrants one hell of an introduction. At long last, it has arrived with The World of Ice and Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones written by George R.R. Martin, Elio Garcia and Linda Antonsson.
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Super Duper Alice Cooper

Mon, Oct 27, 9:05 pm

Welcome to the nightmare! Join us for a conversation with rock legend Alice Cooper and Rolling Stone‘s Anthony DeCurtis about the documentary film Super Duper Alice Cooper.
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Amy Poehler with Seth Meyers

Tue, Oct 28, 7:30 pm

The Emmy-nominated actress, comedian and star of NBC’s hit comedy series Parks and Recreation is releasing her highly anticipated first book, a non-linear diary full of humor and honesty and brimming with true stories, fictional anecdotes and life lessons. Its title? Yes Please, which was exactly our response when we got the opportunity to host an event with her.
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Carol Burnett in Conversation with Rosie O’Donnell

Sun, Nov 2, 7:30 pm

Known for her comedic and dramatic roles on film, Broadway and most notably on the multiple Emmy award winning Carol Burnett Show, which was named one of “100 Best Television Shows of All Time,” Carol Burnett has been honored with Golden Globes, People’s Choice Awards, Horatio Alger, Ace and Peabody Awards. She’s currently co-starring on Broadway in a limited run of Love Letters. Join her in conversation with the one and only Rosie O’Donnell.
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Jimmy Page with Jeff Koons

Mon, Nov 3, 7:30 pm

The first ever book by a member of Led Zeppelin. Jimmy Page is one of music’s greatest guitarists, innovators and legends—Rolling Stone called him “one of rock’s most important and influential guitar players, writers, and producers” and ranked him number nine on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time—and he’ll be talking about his life and career as the groundbreaking guitarist for one of rock’s most iconic bands. His new book Jimmy Page is his official autobiography, a photographic essay he personally created to tell his story for the very first time. Join us for a rare interview, with Jeff Koons, widely regarded as one of the most important, influential and controversial artists of the postwar era.
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Dick Cavett in Conversation with Alec Baldwin

Tue, Nov 4, 7:30 pm

Dick Cavett and Alec Baldwin have both acted, written books and hosted talk shows. Cavett’s latest book, Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks, shares his reflections and reminiscences about Hollywood legends, American cultural icons and the absurdities of everyday life. He offers piquant commentary on contemporary politics, the indignities of travel, the nature of comedy writing and the utter improbability of being alive at all. Who better to be in conversation with the legendary Cavett than the one and only Alec Baldwin?
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Anjelica Huston in Conversation with Joy Behar

Wed, Nov 12, 7:30 pm

In her new book Watch Me, Huston tells the story of falling in love with Jack Nicholson and her adventurous, turbulent, high-profile, spirited 17-year relationship with him and his intoxicating circle of friends. She writes about learning the art and craft of acting, her rise to stardom, her work with the many of greatest directors in Hollywood, including Woody Allen, Wes Anderson, Bob Rafelson, Francis Ford Coppola and Stephen Frears; about her Academy Award-winning portrayal of Maerose Prizzi in Prizzi’s Honor; about her roles as Morticia Addams in the Addams Family films, Etheline Tenenbaum in The Royal Tenenbaums and Lilly Dillon in The Grifters; and she movingly and beautifully writes about the death of her father, the legendary director John Huston, and her marriage to sculptor Robert Graham.
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Andy Cohen in Conversation with Anderson Cooper

Fri, Nov 14, 7:30 pm

Andy Cohen is a TV Producer and host of the smash late night show “Watch What Happens Live.” He has a front row seat to an exciting world not many get to see. What’s it like? In his new book entitled The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year Cohen goes out on the town, drops names, hosts a ton of shows, becomes codependent with “Real Housewives,” makes trouble, calls his mom, drops some more names and, while searching for love, finds it with a dog. Join us as Andy shares in his own cheeky, candid and irreverent words the very funny insider stories about his whirlwind life.
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