All Of It-logo

All Of It

Interviews

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.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

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

Reimagining Chronic Illness

8/11/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM May 12, 2022] Navigating the nebulous world of chronic illness can be frustrating for patients, especially when their illness is not outwardly visible. Roughly six out of ten Americans suffer from at least one chronic illness, and many of these illnesses are poorly understood, and difficult to diagnose and treat. And now, with the emergence of "long-COVID," more people are grappling with what it might mean to live with chronic illness. A new book by Meghan O'Rourke, The...

Duration:00:21:04

Listening Party: Elvis Costello, 'A Boy Named If'

8/11/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM January 14, 2022] Elvis Costello's new album, The Boy Named If, will appeal especially to fans of the singer-songwriter's Attractions-era rock and roll records. Costello also recently released a Spanish-language version of his 1978 album, This Year's Model. Costello joins us for a Listening Party, and to read some short stories from the book that accompanies the new album which he will perform songs from at Pier 17 tonight.

Duration:00:50:56

How To Write Your Memoir

8/11/2022
Everyone has a story to tell. Whether it was some crazy life adventure, a family history, or a personal reflection, memoir writing is a great way to make sense of the world and our place in it. Maybe you've even started writing yourself. But it's not easy to write personal stories. The process can be intimidating, vulnerable, and uncomfortable. Cullen Thomas, a teacher at Gotham Writers, and Briallen Hopper, an associate professor at Queens College, both teach memoir writing to aspiring...

Duration:01:05:45

How to be the World's Worst Assistant

8/10/2022
Sona Movsesian, Conan O’Brien’s longtime assistant and cohost of his podcast, Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, pens a how-to guide for becoming a horrible assistant while keeping a job. She shares her secrets with us and discusses her new book, The World's Worst Assistant.

Duration:00:25:14

The Teenage Punks of 1970s New York City

8/10/2022
In the late 1970s, punk music was particularly popular amongst teenagers. In New York City, they filled clubs like CBGB, Max's Kansas City, Hurrah, and TR3. They also formed bands. Tim Sommer, journalist and former record executive, recently wrote about this era of New York City music history for the New York Times in the article "In the Late ’70s, Teen Punks Ruled New York. These Are Their Stories." He joins us to discuss the piece alongside Kate Schellenbach, founding member of the Beastie...

Duration:00:23:18

Traversing the Tumultuous Terrain of Ticketing

8/10/2022
In the last year, many of us have celebrated getting to go to concerts again... but that also means having to brave the experience of ticketing again. Exorbitantly-priced tickets to Bruce Springsteen's latest tour were recently in the headlines, but that's just the tip of the iceberg, with further issues like bots and resellers making the ticket-buying process all the more stressful. A new New York state law attempting to address issues with the ticket industry, which, among other changes,...

Duration:00:18:38

Looking Back on One-Term Presidents

8/10/2022
This week marks the 48th anniversary of Gerald Ford taking office, becoming one in a growing list of one-term Presidents. Donald Trump might be angling to remove himself from that list by running again in 2024, and there has been much speculation about whether President Biden will only serve one term. To take a look at the legacy of one-term Presidents, we are joined by historian, Princeton history professor, and author Julian Zelizer.

Duration:00:15:22

A Summer of Jazz Photography at the Newark Museum of Art

8/10/2022
This summer at the Newark Museum of Art, two exhibitions have highlighted intimate photographs of jazz musicians of the 20th century. The first, Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic, displays the photographs Dantzic took of Holiday during her week-long residency at the Sugar Hill nightclub in Newark in 1957. The second exhibition is titled, Jazz Greats: Classic Photographs from the Bank of America Collection, which highlights photographs of jazz greats like Dizzy...

Duration:00:16:09

2022 Debuts: 'Nuclear Family' by Joseph Han

8/9/2022
The new novel, Nuclear Family, tells the story of a Korean family living in Hawai'i grappling with their oldest son's bizarre attempt to cross the Demilitarized Zone and enter into North Korea. Author Joseph Han joins us to discuss the book as part of our series, 2022 Debuts.

Duration:00:14:08

Why Do Slurs Hurt? And More Questions About Cussing

8/9/2022
After Beyoncé and Lizzo both retroactively removed ableist slurs from their recent releases, we wanted to learn how some words start out or become offensive, why they're hurtful, and whether marginalized communities can 'reclaim' words used against them. Two linguists join us to explain: Dr. Deborah Tannen is a professor of Linguistics at Georgetown University, and author of That's Not What I Meant!: How Conversational Style Makes or Breaks Relationships; and Benjamin K. Bergen is director...

Duration:00:35:09

Planning Your Trip to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

8/9/2022
It's hot in New York City right now, but that doesn't mean you can't find ways to get outdoors and enjoy the summer. One option is a visit to the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge in Queens, which has over 12,000 acres of protected land, fresh and saltwater marshes, and home to one of the largest bird habitats in the northeast. As part of our series highlighting outdoor recreational activities to do in New York, we speak with Terri Carta, executive director for the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Park...

Duration:00:15:39

Celebrating Olivia Newton-John

8/9/2022
Olivia Newton-John, one of the biggest stars of the 70’s and 80’s, passed away yesterday. We look back at the career and legacy of the actor and musician with NPR music critic Ann Powers.

Duration:00:15:15

'A League of Their Own' Gets a Spinoff

8/9/2022
Thirty years ago this summer, the movie "A League of Their Own," starring Madonna and Tom Hanks, became a hit. Now, the movie has inspired a spinoff tv series with new characters. Joining us to discuss the new series is executive producer Will Graham, and Abbi Jacobson, executive producer who also stars in the show as the character Carson. "A League of Their Own" premieres on Prime Video on August 12.

Duration:00:20:25

Summer TV Review/Preview

8/8/2022
Vulture television critic Kathryn VanArendonk joins for a Review/Preview of the hottest TV shows that have come out this summer, and some of the shows she's most looking forward to watching for the rest of the summer.

Duration:00:13:13

What's Your Favorite Pen?

8/8/2022
Thank you notes, post cards, school assignments--a good pen can make all the difference. We talk to listeners about their favorite pens and get some recommendations from blogger and host of the podcast, The Pen Addict, Brad Dowdy.

Duration:00:35:25

How Popular Music Got Into House

8/8/2022
Beyoncé's latest album, Renaissance, and Drake's new album, Honestly, Nevermind, are both strongly influenced by 90s house music, foreshadowing a revival for the style. Music critic Craig Seymour explains the origins of house music and its influences on pop music as a genre.

Duration:00:18:23

T Bone Burnett on 'The Invisible Light: Spells,' New Recording Technology

8/8/2022
T Bone Burnett is a multi-Grammy-winning producer, songwriter, and guitarist. Though he's widely known for his role in the bluegrass boom of the 21st century, his work has also explored the avant garde. His new album, The Invisible Light: Spells, is the second in a trilogy, mixing both folk and electronic elements. He also recently launched a new recording technology, called Ionic Originals, described as a hybrid of vinyl and CD. Burnett joins us.

Duration:00:31:46

We Need More Trees

8/5/2022
As New York heads into another heatwave, let's talk about nature's AC--- trees! Our city could use more trees to help cool the weather and help improve the help of residents. But planting more trees can be unexpectedly challenging. Emily Maxwell, New York City's program director of the Nature Conservancy, and Sam Bishop, director of urban forestry and education for Trees New York, join us to discuss.

'ClayDream' Offers a Portrait of the Father of Claymation

8/5/2022
The new documentary "ClayDream" offers a portrait of Will Vinton, the creator of The California Raisins, sometimes called the father of claymation. Director Marq Evans joins.

Supporting Undocumented Parents and Navigating the Music Industry in 'Mija'

8/5/2022
The new documentary "Mija" follows two women from undocumented Mexican-American families, singer Jacks Haupt and manager/singer Doris Anahí Muñoz, as they navigate the music industry. Haupt, Muñoz and director Isabel Castro join us to discuss the film. "Mija" opens in NY theaters today and will premiere on Disney+ on September 16.