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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

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.

'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.

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.

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.

Silvana Estrada's 'Marchita'

8/3/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM January 27, 2022] Silvana Estrada is a rising singer-songwriter from Veracruz, Mexico, whom NPR's Alt.Latino has named one to watch for 2022. Her debut solo album, Marchita, whose title translates to "withered," explores heartbreak through minimalist, intimately recorded songs based in part in the folk tradition son jarocho. Estrada joins us for a Listening Party. Estrada will be performing a free concert at Summerstage in Central Park tonight.

Commemorating the Late Great Bill Russell

8/3/2022
11-time NBA Champion and 5-time MVP Bill Russell died at the age of 88 on Sunday. But Russell was always adamant he was more than an NBA superstar. At the end of the day, he wanted to be thought of as a man. Jemele Hill, contributing writer to The Atlantic, and Howard Bryant, senior writer for ESPN, join us to commemorate Bill Russell the man, Civil Rights activist, coach, and one of the greatest ever to play the game of basketball. Plus, we take your calls.

Basement Bhangra Anniversary at SummerStage

8/3/2022
Basement Bhangra was a dance party fixture in New York City that brought South Asian dance music to an inclusive crowd. Now, the party is celebrating its 25th anniversary this weekend at Central Park SummerStage. DJ Rekha, who's run the party since its beginnings, joins us to discuss.

'Book Exploder' Dives Deep Into the Writing Process of Your Favorite Authors

8/3/2022
Following the massive success of the podcast and Netflix series Song Exploder, creator and executive producer Hrishikesh Hirway has launched a new off-shoot for literature lovers, called Book Exploder. The podcast, hosted by journalist and author Susan Orlean, features authors like Min Jin Lee, George Saunders, and James McBride breaking down one passage from one of their works, showing how much work goes into every paragraph of a book. Hirway and Orlean join us to discuss. The first episode...

Paying Tribute To Bygone Treats

8/2/2022
With the news last week that that Choco Taco could be discontinued, many are having strong feelings about beloved confections, and what it means to say goodbye to them. Jon Prince, President at candyfavorites.com, a 3rd-generation candy wholesaler, joins us to talk about how tasty treats comfort us during hard times, and how we come to feel so strongly about them. Plus, listeners call in to share their Choco Taco memories, and remembrances of other discontinued sweets.

Duration:00:19:01

Rethinking the News

8/2/2022
The goal of journalism is to inform people. But many are finding themselves so distressed by the news that they are actively avoiding it. Journalist Amanda Ripley recently wrote a piece for The Washington Post called, "I stopped reading the news. Is the problem me — or the product?" and she argues that it's time for news outlets to rethink their purpose -- and start focusing on what humans need, which she says is agency, dignity and hope. Ripley joins us to discuss.

Duration:00:29:17

2022 Debuts: 'Patricia Wants to Cuddle'

8/2/2022
We continue our series 2022 Debuts, spotlighting debut authors, with Patricia Wants To Cuddle. The story follows the final contestants of a reality dating show who suddenly find themselves in a survival situation... and in love with one another. Author Samantha Allen joins us to discuss her debut novel.

Duration:00:13:37

'We Met in Virtual Reality' Documentary

8/2/2022
HBO's "We Met in Virtual Reality" is a groundbreaking documentary filmed entirely online, within a platform called VRChat. The film follows the avatars of real world human beings interacting and exploring their virtual world, at bars, atop roller coasters, and on dinosaur safaris. Director Joe Hunting joins us to talk about his feature-length debut.

Duration:00:19:31

The Current State of Social Media

8/2/2022
Once there was a time when Facebook and Instagram seemed to be the dominant social media platforms. Now the field is much more crowded, and those platforms are competing with newer apps like TikTok, Discord, and most recently, BeReal. Where do things stand now, and how are companies like Meta attempting to compete? Cal Newport, a New Yorker contributing writer and associate professor of computer science at Georgetown, joins us to discuss his latest piece for the New Yorker, "TikTok and the...

Duration:00:17:53