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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

In Todd Field's 'Tár,' Cate Blanchett is a Conductor Come Undone

10/4/2022
In the latest film from writer and director Todd Field, Cate Blanchett stars as Lydia Tár, a pioneering and domineering conductor at the top of her game, an EGOT winner and the head of a major Berlin orchestra. But as allegations of misconduct follow her, Lydia struggles to keep a hold of her job, her power, her family, and perhaps even her sanity. Todd Field and Cate Blanchett join us discuss "Tár," in select theaters October 7th and everywhere October 28.

Duration:00:26:13

Constance Wu Opens Up in Her Essay Collection, 'Making a Scene'

10/4/2022
Constance Wu is known and beloved for her roles in "Crazy Rich Asians" and "Fresh Off the Boat." But until now, she has not revealed some of the more challenging details of her life, including experiences with sexual assault and a suicide attempt. Wu discusses all of this, plus her childhood and her big break in Hollywood, in her new collection of essays Making A Scene. She joins us to discuss.

Duration:00:22:36

Michael Twitty's 'Koshersoul'

10/4/2022
Food writer and culinary historian Michael Twitty is devoted to preserving the foods of African American traditions and the global Jewish diaspora. In his latest book, Koshersoul: The Faith and Food Journey of an African American Jew, he marries them both.

Duration:00:21:10

Margo Price's New Memoir, 'Maybe We'll Make It'

10/4/2022
Not only is Margo Price a prolific songwriter, she's now an author. Her new memoir, Maybe We'll Make It, follows her quest to live a full and creative life while dodging the grenades the world throws at modern women. She will be discussing her memoir on October 5th in conversation with Valerie June at P&T Knitwear LES and October 6th in conversation with Alison Stewart at Greenlight Books in Brooklyn.

Duration:00:14:19

Margo Price's 'That's How Rumors Get Started'

10/4/2022
[REBROADCAST FROM July 21, 2020] Country singer-songwriter Margo Price was a nominee for the Best New Artist Award at the 2018 Grammys. She joins us to discuss her career and new album, That's How Rumors Get Started.

Duration:00:13:48

Sanna Lathan's Directorial Debut 'On the Come Up'

10/3/2022
Actor Sanaa Lathan goes behind the camera for the new film, "On the Come Up," based on the novel by Angie Thomas about a young female rapper trying to make it on the underground scene. Lathan joins to discuss to discuss the film adaptation.

Duration:00:25:49

The Fall in Podcasts

10/3/2022
Vulture's Nicholas Quah returns to share his picks for the best new podcasts this fall and also about what he sees A the lack of hit series since the hugely popular podcast, Serial.

Duration:00:15:49

An '80s Horror Collection from Criterion for Spooky Season

10/3/2022
The 1980s were a transformative time for horror movies, with new innovators like David Cronenberg, Paul Schrader, and John Carpenter experimenting with new ways to terrify an audience. A new series from the Criterion Channel, "'80s Horror," features 30 horror movies from throughout the decade, from creature features to paranormal frights. Curator Clyde Folley joins us to discuss what makes the 80s such a special decade for horror, and takes calls from listeners about their favorite 80s...

Duration:00:33:33

Listening Party: J. Ivy, 'The Poet Who Sat By The Door'

10/3/2022
The NAACP Image award-winning slam poet J. Ivy is back with his sixth album, The Poet Who Sat By The Door, with his spoken word featured under music featuring John Legend, PJ Morton, Musiq Soulchild, BJ the Chicago Kid, and more. Ivy is widely known for his appearances on the "HBO Def Poetry" series, as well as his inclusion on Kanye West's The College Dropout (Ivy also was a lead writer on the recent Netflix documentary series, "jeen-yuhs: A Kanye West Trilogy"). J. Ivy joins us for a...

Duration:00:25:58

Tamara Lanier's Attempt to Seek Justice for Her Family and Hold Harvard Accountable

9/30/2022
In 1850, a Harvard professor who held racist views commissioned a daguerreotype be made of a slave named Renty. The daguerreotype still remains in Harvard's collections today. Tamara Lanier is the great-great-great granddaughter of Renty, and for the past few years, she has tried to get Harvard to cede possession of the image of her relative, taking the university to court to seek justice. A new documentary, "Free Renty," has followed Lanier in her efforts, and Tamara Lanier joins alongside...

Duration:00:24:57

2022 Debuts: 'The Old Place' by Bobby Finger

9/30/2022
Fans might already know Bobby Finger as the co-host of the popular celebrity gossip podcast, Who? Weekly, but now they get to know Finger as a novelist as well. His debut, The Old Place, tells the story of a small-town Texas teacher whose life is disrupted by the return of her sister. Finger joins us to discuss as part of our series 2022 Debuts, which spotlights debut authors.

Duration:00:15:47

Things to do in NYC This Weekend

9/30/2022
Steve Smith, arts and culture editor for WNYC/Gothamist, joins to give us his list of things to do in New York City this weekend, from the best concerts, to Medieval festivals, to Bob Dylan tributes.

Duration:00:12:45

Exploring the Career of Sinéad O'Connor

9/30/2022
It's been thirty years since Irish musician Sinéad O'Connor tore up a photo of Pope John Paul II on "Saturday Night Live," leading to controversy that changed her life and career forever. A new documentary, "Nothing Compares," tells her story. Director Kathryn Ferguson joins us to discuss the film, which streams on Showtime today, and airs on October 2.

Duration:00:20:44

A Dramatization of the Debate Between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley, Jr.

9/30/2022
In 1965, novelist James Baldwin and conservative thinker William F. Buckley Jr. debated this topic at Cambridge University: "The American Dream is at the expense of the American Negro." The resulting discussion was an inflection point in the fight for racial justice in America. That debate has been dramatized for the stage in the new production, "Baldwin and Buckley at Cambridge," running at The Public Theater. We're joined by Greig Sargeant, who conceived of the show and stars as James...

Duration:00:25:38

Get Lit: Kay Hanley

9/29/2022
Singer/Songwriter Kay Hanley had hits with her band Letters to Cleo in the 1990's and went on to create music for TV and film as well as pen articles for Variety, Esquire and Billboard. She stops by to perform two songs and talk about her career and influences.

Duration:00:20:40

'The American Dream and Other Fairy Tales'

9/29/2022
“The American Dream and Other Fairy Tales” is a new documentary that lifts the curtain on “the happiest place on earth” to demonstrate how income inequality is playing out in. Directors Abigail Disney and Kathleen Hughes join us to discuss the film and talk about why they say corporate America has lost its way.

Duration:00:31:42

Final Season of 'The Good Fight'

9/29/2022
Creators of the hit shows "The Good Wife" and its spinoff "The Good Fight" Robert & Michelle King join to speak on the final season of "The Good Fight" and share their thoughts on the future of television.

Duration:00:18:01

Get Lit: October Book Preview with A.M. Homes!

9/29/2022
We continue our Get Lit radio celebration with a preview of our October selection! A.M. Homes joins us to discuss her first book in a decade, The Unfolding, which tells the story of a man, and his family, undone by the results of the 2008 election. Our Get Lit event with Homes will be in person, at the SNFL Rooftop Event Center, on October 27th at 6 pm. Tickets, are free, click here to get yours now! Homes will also be in conversation with Alison, and former Get Lit author Gary Shteyngart,...

Duration:00:10:48

Get Lit: Emma Straub's 'This Time Tomorrow'

9/29/2022
It's our Get Lit with All Of It radio celebration! We've spent the month reading the novel This Time Tomorrow from author Emma Straub. In light of the recent passing of her father, novelist Peter Straub, we've decided to celebrate on the radio this month, and to reair our original interview with Emma about the novel, which tells the story of a 40 year old woman who finds herself transported back to 1996, on her 16th birthday.

Duration:00:20:10

'American (tele)visions' Explores the American Dream in a Walmart Aisle

9/28/2022
A new play from Victor I. Cazares tackles the American Dream through the story of an undocumented Mexican family in the 1990s that takes place in a Walmart aisle. Cazares joins us to discuss their play, "American (tele)visions," alongside director Rubén Polendo. "American (tele)visions" is running at New York Theater Workshop through October 16.

Duration:00:17:08