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All Of It

WNYC

ALL OF IT is a show about culture and its consumers. ALL OF IT is a show about culture and context. ALL OF IT is a show about culture and the culture. Our aim is to engage the thinkers, doers, makers, and creators, about the what and why of their work. People make the culture and we hope, need, and want the WNYC community to be a part of our show. As we build a community around ALL OF IT, we know that every guest and listener has an opinion. We won’t always agree, but our varied perspectives and diversity of experience is what makes New York City great. ALL OF IT will be both companion for and curator of the myriad culture this city has to offer. In the words of Cristina De Rossi, anthropologist at Barnet and Southgate College, London: "Culture encompasses religion, food, what we wear, how we wear it, our language, marriage, music, what we believe is right or wrong, how we sit at the table, how we greet visitors, how we behave with loved ones, and a million other things." ...In other words, ALL OF IT. --- Join us for ALL OF IT with Alison Stewart, weekdays from 12:00 - 2:00PM on WNYC.

ALL OF IT is a show about culture and its consumers. ALL OF IT is a show about culture and context. ALL OF IT is a show about culture and the culture. Our aim is to engage the thinkers, doers, makers, and creators, about the what and why of their work. People make the culture and we hope, need, and want the WNYC community to be a part of our show. As we build a community around ALL OF IT, we know that every guest and listener has an opinion. We won’t always agree, but our varied perspectives and diversity of experience is what makes New York City great. ALL OF IT will be both companion for and curator of the myriad culture this city has to offer. In the words of Cristina De Rossi, anthropologist at Barnet and Southgate College, London: "Culture encompasses religion, food, what we wear, how we wear it, our language, marriage, music, what we believe is right or wrong, how we sit at the table, how we greet visitors, how we behave with loved ones, and a million other things." ...In other words, ALL OF IT. --- Join us for ALL OF IT with Alison Stewart, weekdays from 12:00 - 2:00PM on WNYC.

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ALL OF IT is a show about culture and its consumers. ALL OF IT is a show about culture and context. ALL OF IT is a show about culture and the culture. Our aim is to engage the thinkers, doers, makers, and creators, about the what and why of their work. People make the culture and we hope, need, and want the WNYC community to be a part of our show. As we build a community around ALL OF IT, we know that every guest and listener has an opinion. We won’t always agree, but our varied perspectives and diversity of experience is what makes New York City great. ALL OF IT will be both companion for and curator of the myriad culture this city has to offer. In the words of Cristina De Rossi, anthropologist at Barnet and Southgate College, London: "Culture encompasses religion, food, what we wear, how we wear it, our language, marriage, music, what we believe is right or wrong, how we sit at the table, how we greet visitors, how we behave with loved ones, and a million other things." ...In other words, ALL OF IT. --- Join us for ALL OF IT with Alison Stewart, weekdays from 12:00 - 2:00PM on WNYC.

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English


Episodes

Tanya Selvaratnam's Memoir

3/1/2021
Film producer and activist Tanya Selvaratnam joins us to discuss her memoir, Assume Nothing: A Story of Intimate Violence, which details how her relationship with former New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman devolved into abuse and how she ultimately left the relationship and decided to share her story.

Duration:00:17:10

'Simply Julia'

3/1/2021
Best-selling cookbook author Julia Turshen joins us to discuss her new book, Simply Julia: 110 Easy Recipes for Healthy Comfort Food. Throughout the book, Turshen also includes essays on a wide range of topics from body image, to volunteering, and her experiences as a private chef. Julia Turshen will be in conversation with Ashley Ford March 1 at 7 p.m. via a virtual event with Books Are Magic. Excerpted recipe from Simply Julia below: Sticky Chicken During the first few days of...

Duration:00:29:51

'Review/Preview': 2021 Books

3/1/2021
Kalima DeSuze, owner of the bookstore, Café con Libros, joins us for the next installment of our “Review/Preview” series to offer a roundup of some of the most anticipated reads of early 2021.

Duration:00:12:56

'Rent' Turns 25

3/1/2021
The musical, "Rent," was first performed in January of 1996 at the New York Theater Workshop in the East Village. This year marks the production's 25th anniversary and the New York Theatre Workshop is honoring the musical by making it the centerpiece of its annual gala -- 25 Years of Rent: Measured in Love. The gala takes place virtually on March 2 at 8pm and the production and will remain available for streaming online through March 6. Original cast members Daphne Rubin-Vega and Adam Pascal...

Duration:00:31:54

All Of It presents Full Bio: Frederick Douglass

2/27/2021
We present the full conversation of February's installment of our Full Bio series. Historian David Blight about his book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, which won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for History.

Duration:01:49:22

Whalers of Color: 'America’s First Meritocracy'

2/26/2021
[REBROADCAST FROM AUGUST 3, 2020] Historical accounts of whaling in America often overlook the significance of Black captains and whalers of color. Historian and 2020 Martha’s Vineyard Medal recipient Skip Finley discusses his latest book, Whaling Captains of Color: America’s First Meritocracy, about the history of Black whaling captains on Martha's Vineyard and throughout the United States.

Duration:00:15:22

The Get Out (Feb. 26, 2020)

2/26/2021
WNYC arts and culture editor Jennifer Vanasco recommends some (safe) activities for this weekend.

Duration:00:11:13

Full Bio: Frederick Douglass's Final Years

2/26/2021
We wrap up February’s installment of the "Full Bio" series with a look at the last years of Frederick Douglass’s life, including his experience as minister and consul general to Haiti. Historian David W. Blight, author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, describes the reaction to Frederick Douglass’s death in February of 1895 as well as why Douglass’s second marriage to a woman named Helen Pitts became one of the biggest scandals in 19th century America.

Duration:00:21:18

'KAWS: WHAT PARTY' at the Brooklyn Museum

2/26/2021
Artist and designer Brian Donnelly, known in the art world as KAWS, launches his first ever career survey at a major New York institution today, with the Brooklyn Museum's "KAWS: WHAT PARTY." Curator Eugenie Tsai joins us to talk about the highly anticipated show.

Duration:00:15:31

Should We Care About the Golden Globes?

2/26/2021
This Sunday’s Golden Globes arrive in the midst of controversy surrounding the lack of diversity in nominations, and among the Hollywood Foreign Press themselves. Plus new reporting by the Los Angeles Times has cast further doubt on the integrity of the nomination process. Kyle Buchanan, awards columnist for The New York Times, joins us to break down the controversies, make predictions, and answer the question... should we even care about the Golden Globes?

Duration:00:17:15

Golden Globe-Nominated Writer and Director of 'The Father'

2/26/2021
Ahead of the Golden Globes, we speak to nominated writer/director Florian Zeller, who received a nod for Best Screenplay for "The Father," which stars Olivia Colman and Sir Anthony Hopkins about a daughter dealing with her father’s dementia.

Duration:00:17:50

The 2021 Athena Film Festival

2/25/2021
The Athena Film Festival, which showcases women’s leadership, kicks off March 1st and runs through the end of the month. This year it will be held virtually and focus on specific themes like “Women in STEM” and “Dismantling White Supremacy.” Festival director Melissa Silverstein joins us to preview.

Duration:00:12:58

'Untitled Pizza Movie'

2/25/2021
“Untitled Pizza Movie” by director David Shapiro began in the 90s as a mission between two friends to find the best slice of pizza in New York. But after a pizza maker the pair interviewed was arrested on federal charges, the project was abandoned. Years later, Shapiro returned to the footage. He joins us to talk about the resulting docuseries.

Duration:00:23:00

Full Bio: Frederick Douglass's Fight for Abolition and Suffrage

2/25/2021
For the fourth installment of February’s “Full Bio” series, David W. Blight discusses Frederick Douglass’s political work fighting for abolition and suffrage. We look at his allegiance to the Republican Party, including his working relationship with Abraham Lincoln, and why Andrew Johnson was so dismissive of Douglass. Blight’s Pulitzer Prize-winning biography is titled, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom.

Duration:00:22:26

A Wide-Ranging Exploration of Alice Walker and 'The Color Purple'

2/25/2021
Salamishah Tillet, a contributing critic-at-large for The New York Times and the Henry Rutgers professor of African American studies and creative writing at Rutgers University, Newark, joins us to discuss her new book, In Search of The Color Purple: The Story of an American Masterpiece. The book explores Alice Walker’s seminal novel and its cultural impact through archival research and interviews with Walker herself, as well as other public figures, including Oprah Winfrey and Quincy Jones.

Duration:00:15:33

'Billie Eilish: The World's A Little Blurry'

2/25/2021
Last year, Billie Eilish became the youngest artist to sweep the major Grammy categories with her album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? The candid new documentary, "Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry," follows the trajectory of her stardom, which began with a song she uploaded to Soundcloud when she was 14 years old. Director RJ Cutler joins us to discuss making the film.

Duration:00:21:54

Choosing the Right Words

2/24/2021
Terre Short, author of the book, The Words We Choose: Your Guide to How and Why Words Matter, joins us to offer advice on what words to leave behind in 2021, why the words we choose affect us and those around us, and take listeners’ calls.

Duration:00:12:34

The Life and Work of Octavia Butler, on the 15th Anniversary of Her Death

2/24/2021
[REBROADCAST] Natalie Russell, Assistant Curator of Literary Collections at the Huntington Library, Museum, and Botanical Gardens, discusses the life, work and legacy of award-winning science fiction writer Octavia E. Butler, who died at the age of 58 on February 24, 2006.

Duration:00:11:53

Full Bio: Frederick Douglass's Family and Friends

2/24/2021
In the third installment of our February “Full Bio” series, we look at Frederick Douglass’s family and friendships. Historian David W. Blight, author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, talks about Douglass’s first wife, Anna, their five children (four of whom lived to adulthood), and his long and turbulent friendship with German feminist and abolitionist Otillie Assing.

Duration:00:21:04

One Family, '17 Blocks' from the Capitol Building

2/24/2021
Washington DC has some of the worst poverty rates in the nation. In the shadow of our government's most powerful institutions, crime and gun violence abound. But statistics are not enough to tell this story. "17 Blocks" is a documentary that follows the Sanford-Durrant family, who live just 17 blocks behind the Capitol building. The film spans two decades of this family's history, and provides an intimate look into how poverty, drugs and violence have impacted their lives. Director Davy...

Duration:00:18:56