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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

A New Documentary on Leonard Cohen and 'Hallelujah'

7/5/2022
"Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, A Journey, A Song" is a new documentary that explores the lives of both the esteemed songwriter and his enduring song. Directors Dan Geller and Dayna Goldfine join us alongside Cohen's longtime songwriting partner and backup singer Sharon Robinson to discuss the film.

Duration:00:15:17

The Complicated History of the Star-Spangled Banner

7/5/2022
If you were educated in a U.S elementary school, you may have heard the story of how "The Star-Spangled Banner" was written. At a battle in Baltimore during the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key watched the British bomb American forts, and decided to write patriotic lyrics that eventually became the country's national anthem. But the story of the lyrics, how Key's words became the anthem, and how its role in our culture has changed throughout the last two hundred years, is much more complex....

Duration:00:33:47

2022 Debuts: 'NSFW' by Isabel Kaplan

7/5/2022
This week, our 2022 Debut selection follows the story of one young assistant working in TV development in Hollywood. As she struggles to make her mark, she realizes that in a pre-Me Too world, that often means enduring, or staying silent, about sexual abuse and harassment in the workplace. Author Isabel Kaplan joins us to discuss her adult debut novel, NSFW.

Duration:00:12:44

The Return of Alternate Side Parking

7/5/2022
After being partially suspended during the pandemic, New York City will restore full alternate side parking regulations on July 5. WNYC's Kate Hinds will talk about the history of these New York City regulations, and field calls from listeners who may be waiting out the regulations in their cars.

Duration:00:14:50

Breaking Down the 'Manosphere' Online

7/5/2022
After a series of deadly attacks committed by self-proclaimed “incels," many have turned their attention to the dangers of the toxic online ecosystem known as the "manosphere." Criminology researcher at Saint Vincent College Sarah E. Daly, Ph.D explains how extreme online rhetoric can lead to dangerous outcomes offline.

Duration:00:22:21

Frederick Douglass's Final Years

7/4/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM February 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...

Duration:00:15:44

The Family and Friends of Frederick Douglass

7/4/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM February 24, 2021] In the fourth 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:00:17:36

How Frederick Douglass Escaped Slavery

7/4/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM February 22, 2021] We continue with our "Full Bio" series with historian David W. Blight, who joins us to discuss his 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. In this installment, we learn how Douglass escaped slavery and fled to the North.

Duration:00:14:54

The Early Life of Frederick Douglass

7/4/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM February 22, 2021] We launch the February installment of our "Full Bio" series with historian David W. Blight who joins us to discuss his 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. Blight used new information drawn from private collections to explore the work and life of Douglass. We start with a look at Douglass’s early life as an enslaved person and how he learned to read.

Duration:00:13:56

Frederick Douglass's Fight for Abolition and Suffrage

7/4/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM February 25, 2021] For the fifth installment of February’s “Full Bio” series, historian 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.

Duration:00:16:14

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

Stephen Merchant on 'The Outlaws'

7/1/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM APRIL 4, 2022] To wrap up the first half of the year, we're revisiting some of our favorite interviews from the last six months. In this interview from April, Stephen Merchant, co-creator of "The Office," "Extras," and "Hello Ladies" (to name a few) joins to talk about his latest comedy/thriller, “The Outlaws,” that he writes, directs and stars in.

Duration:00:20:47

Michelle D. Hord Talks 'The Other Side of Yet'

7/1/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM April 8, 2022] To wrap up the first half of the year, we're revisiting some of our favorite interviews from the last six months. Media executive Michelle D. Hord endured one of the most painful losses one could experience--the death of her daughter at the hands of her ex husband. Her memoir, The Other Side of Yet, details how she found the strength to continue and thrive. In this interview from April, she joins us to discuss.

Duration:00:16:20

Lindsey Vonn's RISE

7/1/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM January 12, 2022] To wrap up the first half of the year, we're revisiting some of our favorite interviews from the last six months. Lindsey Vonn is one of the most successful female alpine skiers in the history of the sport, competing in four Winter Olympic Games, and winning four overall World Cup championships before retiring in 2019. Now, she's releasing a memoir called, RISE: My Story, about her early life and career. In this interview from January, Vonn joined us to...

Duration:00:17:23

Adam McKay Talks 'Don't Look Up'

7/1/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM January 5, 2022] To wrap up the first half of the year, we're revisiting some of our favorite interviews from the last six months. "Don't Look Up," the latest film from writer and director Adam McKay, stars Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio as two scientists struggling to convince the world that a giant comet is heading towards earth. Starring alongside the two leads are some of the biggest names in Hollywood, from Meryl Streep to Cate Blanchett to Jonah Hill to Tyler...

Duration:00:17:43

Roy Wood Jr. is an 'Imperfect Messenger'

7/1/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM January 19, 2022] To wrap up the first half of the year, we're revisiting some of our favorite interviews from the last six months. In this interview from January, Roy Wood Jr., comedian and correspondent for "The Daily Show," speaks with us about his new comedy special, "Imperfect Messenger," out now on Paramount+.

Duration:00:17:27

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