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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

Directing the Downeys in 'Sr'

12/2/2022
The new documentary "Sr." is a tribute to countercultural underground director Robert Downey Sr, produced by and featuring his movie star son. It is available to stream on Netflix today. Director Chris Smith joins us. The intro was updated to correct an error. Chris Smith's co-producer Kevin Ford, not Smith, set up an editing suite and worked with Robert Downey Sr. in his bedroom.

Duration:00:23:03

All Of It Wrapped

12/2/2022
This week Spotify released it's popular "wrapped" feature, which shows users what artists and songs they spent the most time listening to this year. Joining us to talk about his personal top artists and tracks from 2022 is Charlie Harding, co-host and executive producer of the podcast Switched on Pop. Plus, we take calls from listeners who want to share their Spotify Wrapped results.

Duration:00:23:35

Kelli O'Hara and Composer Kevin Puts on 'The Hours'

12/2/2022
The modern classic novel, The Hours, has been adapted for the big screen, and now it has been adapted into an opera. Kevin Puts, the composer, and Kelli O'Hara, who stars as troubled 1950s housewife Laura Brown, join us to discuss the adaptation, showing now at the Metropolitan Opera.

Duration:00:27:01

Brendan Hunt, aka Coach Beard, on the World Cup

12/2/2022
Tomorrow marks the beginning of the knockout stage of the 2022 men's World Cup, as thirty-two teams have been reduced to sixteen. Brendan Hunt, who stars as Coach Beard in the series, "Ted Lasso," happens to actually be a massive soccer fan, and is also the co-host of the podcast, After the Whistle, which breaks down all the talking points, action, and controversy of this year's World Cup. Hunt joins to preview the rest of the tournament and take your calls.

Duration:00:19:27

'Nanny' Shows the Horror of Exploitative Labor

12/1/2022
The new film "Nanny" from writer and director Nikyatu Jusu won the top prize at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Jusu joins us to discuss the film, which combines elements of African folklore with horror to tell the story of a Senegalese immigrant hired to care for a white child. "Nanny" is in theaters now and on Prime Video December 16.

Duration:00:16:42

Facing the Darkness

12/1/2022
In 1986, writer Paul Monette lost Roger Horwitz, his partner of 12 years, to AIDS. In the months that followed, Monette wrote a cycle of poems capturing the love, grief and rage he was experiencing. Actor Jonah Scott Mendelsohn adapted the poems for stage and performs them in "Love Alone: Elegies for Rog." Tickets available here: https://www.lovealone-play.org/about-1

Duration:00:32:06

The Life of Artist John Singer Sargent

12/1/2022
Artist John Singer Sargent is one of the most celebrated American portraitists. But though in his private life he seemed a bit uptight, his work scandalized audiences wherever he went for their risqué themes and sympathy for marginalized groups. A new biography from Paul Fisher, The Grand Affair: John Singer Sargent in His World, explores the life of the artist.

Duration:00:28:18

Stephanie Hsu on Being the Villain, and the Hero, of 'Everything Everywhere All At Once'

12/1/2022
The film "Everything Everywhere All At Once" has become one of the highest grossing indie films of all time, attracting a dedicated fan base due to its inventive storytelling, excellent action sequences, and a grounding lead performance from Michelle Yeoh. But it is Stephanie Hsu who is the true scene stealer as Yeoh's daughter (and foe). Hsu joins us to discuss her breakout role and her career on screen and stage, and take calls from "Everything Everywhere All At Once" fans! The film is...

Duration:00:20:01

'& Juliet' Imagines a New Future for Shakespeare's Tragic Heroine

11/30/2022
A new pop jukebox musical imagines what might have happened if Juliet survived her love affair with Romeo... and if Anne Hathaway had more say in Shakespeare's plays. David West Read, the Emmy Award winning writer behind "Schitt's Creek," wrote the book and joins us to discuss, alongside Betsy Wolf, who stars as Anne Hathaway. "& Juliet" is on Broadway now.

Duration:00:22:39

A Donkey's Journey in 'EO'

11/30/2022
Director Jerzy Skolimowski's latest film follows a donkey named EO on a journey across European borders, through various owners and caretakers, encountering kindness and violence along the way. Skolimowski joins us with co-writer Ewa Piaskowska to discuss their Cannes Jury Prize-winner, "EO."

Duration:00:16:24

Harry Connick Jr.'s New Holiday Album

11/30/2022
Harry Connick Jr. has a new holiday album out. The Grammy and Emmy award winner joins us to talk about Make It Merry and more. He also takes your calls!

Duration:00:29:00

Gingerbread NYC: The Great Borough Bake-Off

11/30/2022
From now through January 8, The Museum of the City of New York will feature the winners of the holiday-themed exhibit, Gingerbread NYC: The Great Borough Bake-Off, featuring handmade gingerbread displays representing each New York City borough. We speak to the museum's director, Whitney Donhauser, as well as one of the judges of the contest.

Duration:00:11:38

'She Said' Dramatizes the New York Times Investigation into Harvey Weinstein

11/30/2022
The new film, "She Said," presents a dramatized version of the journalistic investigation by Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey into Harvey Weinstein. The film stars Zoe Kazan as Kantor and Carey Mulligan as Twohey. Director Maria Schrader joins us to discuss the movie, which is in theaters now.

Duration:00:23:20

How Some People and Groups Are Welcoming Migrants

11/29/2022
There are thousands of new migrants in our area, and many of them lack access to basics such as food and clothing. WNYC reporter Gwynne Hogan will talk about the teachers in Queens who opened a store for free items. Alana Cantillo, VP of Advocacy for the New York Immigration Coalition joins to discuss their food and coat drive tomorrow. Here's what listeners had to share about where they give: Mark from Middlesex, NJ: The Hikers Ball. Doughtee from Inwood: Good Shepherd Church's food...

Duration:00:20:35

A Book of Conversations with the Late Stephen Sondheim

11/29/2022
This past Saturday was the one-year anniversary of the death of the late great Broadway composer Stephen Sondheim. Before he passed away, D.T. Max, staff writer for The New Yorker, had been speaking with Sondheim on and off for years, working on a magazine profile to be timed with the premiere of a new musical the composer was writing. Those conversations have now been compiled into a book, Finale: Late Conversations with Stephen Sondheim, and author D.T. Max joins us to talk about his...

Duration:00:26:12

After Your First Novel Draft, What Do You Do With It?

11/29/2022
November is National Novel Writing Month, and as the end of the month looms, writers might be wondering what to do with their completed first draft. Author Matt Bell's book about writing is called, Refuse to Be Done: How to Write and Rewrite a Novel in Three Drafts. He talks to us about revisions for style, tone, clarity and continuity, and the task of getting your novel published.

Duration:00:13:11

Jeopardy's Amy Schneider On Trans Healthcare, And The Tournament Of Champions

11/29/2022
With states around the country passing regulations around gender affirming healthcare for trans people, Jeopardy's Amy Schneider, the most recent Tournament of Champions winner, discusses her advocacy, her record-breaking streak.

Duration:00:15:51

Sharing the Stories of Caregivers

11/29/2022
We're spotlighting the role that caregivers fulfill in others' lives as we approach the holidays. After providing care for her father, longtime NPR journalist Kitty Eisele shared her story while examining the complexities of caregiving in the United States as the host of Twenty-Four Seven, a podcast about caregiving. She joins us to discuss some of the stories of caregivers she's interviewed this season and what caregiving for a loved one feels like during a time of family gathering.

Duration:00:24:35

Get Lit with All Of It: Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

11/28/2022
We air highlights from our November Get Lit with All Of It book club event! Our author this month was Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, who joined us to discuss her novel, On the Rooftop. The story follows a mother in 1950s San Francisco who is determined to have her three daughters achieve fame and success as a singing trio... even if that's not what they want. Hear Alison's interview with Sexton, as well as some of the audience Q&A portion of the evening.

Duration:00:29:44

Get Lit with All Of It: Roxy Coss Performs

11/28/2022
Jazz musician and composer Roxy Coss joined as the musical guest at our November Get Lit, and discussed her work as founder and president of the Women In Jazz Organization. She performed original songs with guitarist Alex Wintz, including one from her most recent album, Disparate Parts.

Duration:00:21:03