...or, if you really are, then be genuinely stimulated! At Times Talks New York Times editors and writers such as Patrick Healy and Rick Berke interview interesting guests like Steve Martin, Stephen Colbert and Mira Nair , or just touch upon different topics themselves. Discussions range from the 2008 presidential campaign to "transformation on film". Tickets are about $25 and sold ahead of time online, but they usually save some for last minute purchases at the door. While I consider this a lot for a few hour speech, many people will find it worth their time and money.