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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.

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English

Contact:

WNYC Radio 160 Varick St. New York, NY 10013


Episodes

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.

What To Do This Weekend in NYC

8/5/2022
Steve Smith, culture and arts editor for WNYC/Gothamist, joins to give us some things to do in New York City this weekend that we should check out.

Wealth and Silence

8/5/2022
For writer -- and Brooklynite -- Xochitl Gonzalez, the sounds of home are noisy: friends yelling on the street, parents calling their kids, garbage trucks, sirens, cars blasting music. But when she returned to her neighborhood after a few years away, she found a lot of the newcomers who had moved in preferred a quieter landscape. She wrote about it in the essay "Why Do Rich People Love Quiet?" in the September issue of The Atlantic.

100 New York Dining Tips from New York Magazine's Diner at Large

8/4/2022
New York Magazine's diner-at-large Tammie Teclemariam is on a mission to try as many New York restaurants as possible in one year for her newsletter "The Year I Ate New York." She's now about halfway through her culinary journey, and had many tricks and suggestions to share from her piece "200 Restaurants, 100 Tips," which includes advice like where to find the best dive bars, and what ice cream in New York reigns supreme. She joins us to discuss, and to take your calls on your best dining...

Apple TV+'s Physical Wraps Up Season 2

8/4/2022
Apple TV+’s "Physical" wraps on another season. Set in 1980s San Diego, the dark comedy follows Sheila Rubin, played by Rose Byrne, as she goes from tortured housewife to fitness guru. We discuss the show with creator Annie Weisman ahead of the season 2 finale.

How Did A24 Become Not Just a Studio, But a Brand?

8/4/2022
It's been 10 years since the foundation of the film studio A24, and in celebration this week, many of A24's most popular films have been added to HBO Max. In the past 10 years, A24 has become a recognizable film brand, with many devoted followers and fans. What has made their slate of films stand out from the crowd? We speak to Washington Post pop culture reporter Sonia Rao about her piece, "How the indie studio behind "Moonlight," "Lady Bird" and "Hereditary" flourished while breaking...

Remembering Nichelle Nichols' Legacy

8/4/2022
Actor Nichelle Nichols, famous for her portrayal of Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in the "Star Trek" series, died on Sunday at age 89. Black Girl Nerds founder and podcast host Jamie Broadnax joins us to discuss what it meant to see a Black woman in a major role in a sci-fi television show for the first time. We also take your calls on Nichols and her legacy.

'Let's Get Physical:' Exploring Women's Fitness

8/4/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM JANUARY 7, 2022] Journalist Danielle Friedman reveals hidden history of contemporary women’s fitness culture in her new book Let's Get Physical: How Women Discovered Exercise and Reshaped the World. Through a blend of reportage and personal narrative, each chapter uncovers the birth of a multibillion-dollar fitness industrial complex. The author joins us to discuss her findings.

Christopher Soto's Poems of Safety, Violence and Justice

8/3/2022
Poet Christopher Soto discusses his latest book, Diaries of a Terrorist. He tells us how he used verse to explore themes like safety, police violence and mass incarceration, and how he’s helping open up the literary world to more queer immigrant voices.