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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.

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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New York, NY

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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.

Language:

English

Contact:

WNYC Radio 160 Varick St. New York, NY 10013


Episodes

How Frederick Douglass Spoke to 19th Century America

7/4/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM February 23, 2021] For the third installment of our February “Full Bio” series, historian David W. Blight describes what made Frederick Douglass such an engaging speaker that he became one of the most powerful voices in 19th century America. Plus, we look at how the prominent abolitionist’s views on slavery evolved in the 1830’s and 1840’s. Blight’s Pulitzer Prize-winning biography is titled, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom.

Duration:00:22:20

A New Retrospective of Artist Robert Colescott at the New Museum

6/30/2022
The late artist Robert Colescott (1925–2009) is most known for his 1970s satirical renditions of famous paintings to demonstrate the absence and lack of recognition of black people in art and cultural history. Today, The New Museum presents a new retrospective of the artist's work, called, Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott, which is on view until October 9. Curator Lowery Stokes Sims and Raphaela Platow, former director and chief curator of the Contemporary Arts Center in...

Duration:00:19:04

Celebrating Virgil Abloh at the Brooklyn Museum

6/30/2022
Starting tomorrow, the Brooklyn Museum will display a new exhibition, Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech, on the life and influence of the late designer Virgil Abloh, who died of cancer at the age of 41 in 2021. Anne Pasternak, director of the Brooklyn Museum, joins us to talk about how the show was put together, what the initial conversations about the possibility of an exhibition with Abloh were like, and how his passing affected how the exhibition is displayed. Virgil Abloh: Figures of...

Duration:00:15:51

Tom Perrotta's 'Tracy Flick Can't Win'

6/30/2022
Author Tom Perrotta returns with the much-anticipated sequel to his acclaimed novel, Election. In Tracy Flick Can't Win, Tracy has become an assistant principal at a public high school in New Jersey. When the role of principal suddenly opens up, Tracy thinks her hard work will automatically qualify her for a promotion... but she finds herself campaigning once again. Perrotta joins us to discuss.

Duration:00:14:47

Exploring the Fungi of New York City

6/30/2022
There are over 1000 different kinds of fungi in the five boroughs of New York City. To learn more about the science of fungi, how to spot them around the city, and the best methods to cooking with different mushrooms, we're joined by Sigrid Jakob and Tom Bigelow, members of the New York Mycological Society, an organization created by New Yorkers passionate about fungi that has been hosting walking tours, lectures, and workshops since 1962.

Duration:00:12:33

Listening Party: Randall Poster's High-Flying Collection of Birdsong

6/30/2022
Randall Poster is a Grammy-winning music supervisor for film, whose recent work includes "Don't Worry Darling," "No Time to Die," "The French Dispatch," and "Summer of Soul." His current project, For the Birds, is a 5-part series of original recordings inspired by birdsong, featuring contributions from some illustrious names; Mark Ronson, Elvis Costello, Jelani Cobb, Tilda Swinton, and Matthew McConaughey appear among the 242 total tracks. Poster joins us to discuss the project, which will...

Duration:00:20:50

The Story of Telfar

6/30/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM FEBRUARY 25 2020] We continue our discussion of the fashion world with the designer who recently closed out New York Fashion Week, Telfar Clemens. Known best for his notoriously in demand handbag, Telfar has founded his unisex clothing line on the motto "not for you, for everyone." He and the Telfar brand's creative director, Babak Radboy join us to discuss all things Telfar.

Duration:00:16:11

Slate's Latest Season of Slow Burn Explores the Path to Roe v. Wade

6/29/2022
The US Supreme Court recently overturned their original ruling on Roe V. Wade, the topic of season 7 of Slate's podcast Slow Burn. Host Susan Matthews revisits a time when more Republicans supported abortion rights than Democrats while focusing on how women received the right to an abortion in the first place. Matthews joins us to discuss this season.

Duration:00:16:21

Josh Gondelman's New Comedy Special

6/29/2022
Comedian Josh Gondelman is the head writer and executive producer on "Desus & Mero," the host of the podcast Make My Day, and author of the book Nice Try... and somehow, he still found time to record a new stand up comedy special! Gondelman joins us to discuss the special, called "People Pleaser," available to rent on VOD.

Duration:00:39:12

Free Shakespeare in the Park Returns with 'Richard III'

6/29/2022
Last week, Free Shakespeare in the Park returned for a summer of productions! The first play of the season is Shakespeare's "Richard III," directed by Tony winner Robert O'Hara and starring Danai Gurira in the title role. O'Hara and Gurira join us to discuss performing in the park, and how they adopted "Richard III," which is running until July 17

Duration:00:14:42

2022 Debuts: 'The Midcoast' by Adam White

6/29/2022
We continue our series highlighting debut authors by speaking with Adam White about his first book, The Midcoast. It tells the story of a Maine high school English teacher who accidentally discovers that his old college friends might have been involved in a murder. Publisher's Weekly says "readers will be hooked." White joins us to discuss as part of our series 2022 Debuts.

Duration:00:13:20

A New Collection of Contemporary Ukrainian Stories

6/29/2022
Over the past few months, we've seen many organizations stepping up to fundraise for humanitarian efforts working to help Ukrainians suffering from the Russian invasion of their country. A new book aims to use Ukrainian literature to raise money for relief efforts, as well as promote Ukrainian authors and stories. Love in Defiance of Pain: Ukrainian Stories, which is available for pre-order now, includes a variety of different contemporary Ukrainian authors with stories of war, love, and...

Duration:00:22:48

Who's On the Ballot in the New York Primary Elections

6/28/2022
On the day that primary voting comes to a close, Jon Campbell, Albany reporter for WNYC and Gothamist, joins us to talk about today's election.

Duration:00:17:58

Brian Lehrer Previews Day 6 of the January 6 Hearings

6/28/2022
The House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021 Capitol insurrection is holding its sixth day of public hearings today, focusing on new evidence and testimony from Cassidy Hutchinson, a former aide to Mark Meadows. WNYC's own Brian Lehrer joins us to preview the hearing and discuss what revelations might be found.

Duration:00:10:54

Directors Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah Discuss 'Ms. Marvel'

6/28/2022
"Ms. Marvel" is Disney's first Muslim superhero to headline her own Marvel comic and television show. Directors Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah join us to talk about the heroic origins of the character, Kamala Khan, a 16-year-old Pakistani American from Jersey City, and to discuss the show's production.

Duration:00:22:39

Get Lit with All Of It: MUNA on Their Self-Titled Album

6/27/2022
Indie pop band MUNA join as the musical guest at our June Get Lit radio special! We host a Listening Party with the trio of Katie Gavin, Josette Maskin, and Naomi McPherson for their brand new self-titled album.

Duration:00:16:38

A New Documentary Follows the War Over Free Speech

6/27/2022
A new documentary, “Endangered,” follows four journalists living and working in democratic countries with a free press as misinformation spreads. Executive producer Ronan Farrow and director Heidi Ewing join us to talk about the film and the ongoing culture war over free speech. The film is an official selection of the 2022 Tribeca Film Festival and premieres June 28 on HBO Max.

Duration:00:23:45

Next Steps: Activism and Reproductive Justice in a Post-Roe world

6/27/2022
Following last week's Supreme Court ruling in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which overturned Roe v. Wade, Farah Diaz Tello, senior counsel and legal director at If/When/How, and Andrea Miller, president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health, join us to discuss the future of activism and reproductive justice.

Duration:00:24:03

Get Lit with All Of It: Chantal V. Johnson, 'Post-Traumatic'

6/27/2022
This summer, we're hosting our Get Lit with All Of It book club on the radio! This month, we've been reading the acclaimed debut novel of Chantal V. Johnson, Post-Traumatic. The novel tells the story of a lawyer named Vivian, who works defending those sent to a psychiatric hospital in New York. Her own past trauma, disordered eating, and outbursts of self-destructive behavior threaten to derail her life, and all her relationships. Johnson joins us to discuss the novel, and to take calls from...

Duration:00:34:35

Former US Goalie Briana Scurry's Memoir

6/24/2022
The 1999 World Cup-winning U.S Women's soccer team has been foundational for millions of girls playing soccer in the 21st century, and for the growth of the sport's popularity in the United States. Briana Scurry was the goalie for this team, and she was also the first black and openly gay woman to ever represent her country on the soccer field. Now, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Title IX and Pride month, Scurry has written a new memoir, My Greatest Save: The Brave, Barrier-Breaking...

Duration:00:17:19