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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

Documentary on Brooklyn Education and Arts Center, The East

8/17/2022
The East was a cultural organization founded in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, in 1969, with a mission of Black empowerment. Members built a school, local food co-ops, and even a publisher to support Black Brooklyn. Tomorrow, a free screening of a new documentary about The East, called, "The Sun Rises in The East," will be presented by BAM at the Jitu Weusi in Clinton Hill. Director Tayo Giwa and producer Cynthia Gordy Giwa join to discuss the history of The East and the making of the documentary.

Duration:00:18:45

Co-Creator and Actor Dan Perlman on Flatbush Misdemeanors

8/17/2022
"Flatbush Misdemeanors," created by comedians Kevin Iso and Dan Perlman, follows two longtime friends, one a struggling artist and the other a mediocre high school teacher, as they struggle to figure their lives out. Perlman discusses the inspiration and his role on Showtime's critically-acclaimed comedy series, which is currently airing its second season.

Duration:00:27:22

'New York: 1962-1964' at The Jewish Museum

8/17/2022
According to a new major exhibition at The Jewish Museum, the years 1962 to 1964 are crucial in understanding New York City art history. The show, called New York: 1962-1964, was curated by the late art historian and curator Germano Celant, before his death in 2020. On view are 150 works by various artists who were creating in New York in the early 60s, responding to major political and social changes in the United States. Claudia Gould, director of The Jewish Museum, and Darsie Alexander,...

Duration:00:20:24

The Challenges of Caretaking

8/17/2022
Caring for an elderly or ill relative can bring up complicated feelings. For author Lynne Tillman, it brought up feelings of frustration, duty, and sometimes resentment. She writes candidly about the complicated emotions she felt caring for her sick mother in her new book-length essay, Mothercare: On Obligation, Love, Death, and Ambivalence. She joins us to discuss, and to take calls from listeners who have grappled with similar challenges.

Duration:00:30:45

Last Minute Summer Reads!

8/16/2022
With summer drawing to a close, you've still got time to fit in one last summer read! All Of It and Get Lit producer Jordan Lauf joins us to recommend some new and upcoming books, as well as some old favorites. Plus, we take listener recommendations and calls! Jordan's Recommendations Diary of a Void by Emi Yagi The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O'Farrell On the Rooftop by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton The Old Place by Bobby Finger Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates Listener Recommendations Honey...

Duration:00:15:35

Contextualizing the Salman Rushdie Attack

8/16/2022
Salman Rushdie, the novelist who has been the target of a fatwa issued by the Iranian government since 1989, is recovering from a stabbing at an event on Friday in western New York. Suzanne Nossel, CEO of PEN America, the literary human rights organization where Rushdie was once president, joins us to discuss the context and freedom of speech significance of the attack and we play an excerpt of our interview with Rushdie about his novel Quichotte from 2019.

Duration:00:24:40

The U.S. Government Wants to Block a Publishing Merger -- But Why?

8/16/2022
Penguin Random House wants to absorb its rival Simon & Schuster. The publisher says the merger would be good for authors by increasing advances. But the federal government says it would create a publishing behemoth that would harm writers and consumers, and it has sued to block the merger. Now, one of the most closely watched antitrust trials in U.S. history is unfolding in a Washington D.C. courthouse. Hillel Italie, books and publishing reporter for the Associated Press, joins to help...

Duration:00:25:17

2022 Debut: Mecca Jamilah Sullivan's 'Big Girl'

8/16/2022
A new coming-of-age novel, Big Girl, tells the story of eight-year-old Malaya Clondon in a rapidly gentrifying 1990s Harlem. Author Mecca Jamilah Sullivan joins us to discuss her debut novel as part of our ongoing series, 2022 Debuts.

Duration:00:14:10

Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winner Colson Whitehead Discusses His Novel 'Harlem Shuffle'

8/16/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM September 14, 2021] Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead joins us to discuss his latest novel, Harlem Shuffle, a family drama and crime novel set in 1960s Harlem.

Duration:00:20:14

Blondie's Clem Burke on the Band's New Box Set

8/15/2022
The legendary New York band Blondie is back with a comprehensive box set, Blondie: Against All Odds 1974-1982, and two shows at Pier 17 on August 17 and 18. Longtime drummer Clem Burke joins to discuss.

Duration:00:30:09

How to Find an Apartment in New York

8/15/2022
It's August, which is usually a difficult time to find an apartment in New York. Students are moving into the city, leases are ending, and the housing and affordability crisis in New York isn't showing any sign of improvement. But there are practical tips to find an apartment in New York to overcome the intense competition for real estate in the city. Ronda Kaysen, real estate reporter for The New York Times, joins to talk about the state of housing in New York, give tips on finding an...

Duration:00:27:58

The Co-Creators of 'Hacks'

8/15/2022
Last year, Jean Smart took home the Emmy for Best Actress for her role as a veteran comedian in HBO's series, "Hacks." This year the show is up for seventeen Emmys. We speak with co-creators Lucia Aniello and Paul W. Downs about the inspiration behind the show and what might be coming up in the 3rd season.

Duration:00:20:37

10 Years of Tinder

8/15/2022
Millions of singles have swiped right in hopes of finding a connection on the popular online dating app Tinder. After the app launched almost a decade ago, we speak with Allison P. Davis, features writer for New York Magazine and The Cut, about her piece "Tinder Hearted: How did a dating app become my longest running relationship?" and listen to callers' Tinder stories.

Duration:00:20:58

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