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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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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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Episodes
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Lara Downes Previews "Rhapsody for This Land"

7/24/2024
Pianist and composer Lara Downes previews "Rhapsody for This Land: The American Odyssey in Music," a free concert at Brooklyn Bridge Park celebrating the centennials of WNYC and George Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue." Produced by St Ann's Warehouse, the show will broadcast live on WNYC starting at 6 PM, July 27, and feature a reimagining of "Rhapsody" from Lara and composer Edmar Colón, plus performances from Rosanne Cash, Arturo O'Farrill, Christian McBride and Time for Three.

Duration:00:13:32

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Best Sports Bars to Watch the Olympics

7/24/2024
Planning to watch the 2024 Olympics but not feeling like being alone at home? Today we speak with Eater editor Melissa McCart about the best sports bars in the city to watch with a crowd. Plus, we hear your recommendations.

Duration:00:17:09

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A Scandalous Gilded Age Divorce (Women Behaving Badly)

7/24/2024
A new book tells the story of a divorce that made headlines in Gilded Age New York, after a high society woman admitted to her husband she was having an affair with his younger brother, and was possibly pregnant with his child. Author Barbara Weisberg joins us to discuss Strong Passions: A Scandalous Divorce in Old New York, as part of our series, "Women Behaving Badly."

Duration:00:31:25

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Brooklyn-based Writer and DJ Jive Poetic’s Innovative Memoir, 'Skip Tracer'

7/24/2024
Brooklyn-based writer and DJ Jive Poetic blends poetry and prose, music, photographs and genealogy to create what he calls a “printed mixtape” of his life. He joins us to discuss his new memoir, Skip Tracer, exploring cultural identity, Afro-Caribbean diaspora and masculinity.

Duration:00:20:10

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What Are You Reading for the All Of It Summer Reading Challenge?

7/24/2024
We are a few weeks into the first-ever All Of It Summer Reading Challenge! All Of It producer Jordan Lauf joins us to check in on your progress, and hear what you're reading for the challenge. Plus, she recommends a few books you might want to check out if you're feeling stuck. The deadline to finish the challenge is the end of Labor Day Weekend!

Duration:00:17:01

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Fantastic Cat Performs Live

7/23/2024
Fantastic Cat is a band that formed in 2019, featuring musicians and friends Anthony D'Amato, Brian Dunne, Don DiLego, and Mike Montali. This summer they released their second album, Now That’s What I Call Fantastic Cat, and the band, described as a "mysterious Americana supergroup" by Rolling Stone, joins us in studio for a special live performance ahead of their show in Woodbridge Township, New Jersey at Parker Press Park on August 7.

Duration:00:25:56

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Eater's Guide to Paris

7/23/2024
We continue our spotlight on Paris, the home of the 2024 Olympics. Today we speak with writer and editor Nick Mancall-Bitel about Eater's Guide to Paris. So if you're planning on visiting the City of Lights anytime soon, or just want to dream, we discuss the best places to grab a croissant, some of the best restaurants for dinner and how to dine like a Parisian.

Duration:00:23:53

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Did Jill Ciment's 45 Year Marriage Begin as Grooming?

7/23/2024
When author Jill Ciment fell in love with her future husband, she was 17. He was 47, married, and with two children. Plus, he was her art teacher. That didn't stop them from having an affair, and they eventually married, remaining together until his death. Now, in the wake of the #MeToo movement, Ciment wonders about whether the ending of their story can excuse the beginning. She examines this nuanced love story in her new memoir, Consent, and joins us to discuss.

Duration:00:23:14

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'Lyle Ashton Harris: Our first and last love'

7/23/2024
Bronx-born artist and photographer Lyle Ashton Harris joins us to discuss the new exhibit of his work currently on view at the Queens Museum. Lyle Ashton Harris: Our first and last love is running through September 22.

Duration:00:26:04

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'someone spectacular' Play (Mental Health Mondays)

7/22/2024
In the new play, "someone spectacular," a grief counseling group goes off the rails when the grief counselor fails to show up for the session. Playwright Doménica Feraud joins us to discuss the show, which is based in part on her own experience losing her mother very suddenly. "someone spectacular" is running at the Pershing Square Signature Center through August 31.

Duration:00:25:39

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Ruth Reichl's 'The Paris Novel'

7/22/2024
As we look towards the Paris Olympics, anyone looking for a vicarious trip to France should pick up the latest novel from James Beard Award-winning food writer and author Ruth Reichl. In The Paris Novel, a woman named Stella heads to Paris following the death of her estranged mother, and meets an octogenarian who opens her eyes to the world of fine dining and art. Reichl joins us to discuss the novel.

Duration:00:25:13

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Fay Victor Performs Live

7/22/2024
Fay Victor is a Brooklyn-born vocalist and bandleader who earlier this year released Life is Funny That Way, an album reimagining the compositions of pianist Herbie Nichols. Nichols was known for composing the music for Billie Holiday's famous song, “Lady Sings the Blues.” Ahead of her first headlining set at Dizzy's Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center on July 24, Victor joins with her band for a special live performance.

Duration:00:23:27

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The High Line Celebrates 15th Anniversary

7/22/2024
This summer, The High Line is celebrating its 15th anniversary since when it first opened to the public in 2009. To commemorate the anniversary, learn more about the history of The High Line development and its surrounding neighborhood, we speak to Annik LaFarge, author of the book, On The High Line: The Definitive Guide, and we take your calls.

Duration:00:27:37

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What Are You Doing This Weekend?

7/19/2024
Sometimes on Fridays we ask you about your weekend plans, so call us with what you've got going on! Plus, hear what's in store for this weekend from members of team All Of It, our WNYC colleagues, and other listeners. This segment is guest-hosted by Kousha Navidar

Duration:00:12:21

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A Black Shark Scientist on How to Make Marine Biology More Diverse

7/19/2024
Marine biologist and shark specialist Jasmin Graham faced some barriers to entry as a Black woman attempting to follow her dream of studying sharks. She chronicles that story, and tells us more about sharks, in her new memoir, Sharks Don't Sink: Adventures of a Rogue Shark Scientist. The book also discusses Jasmin's role in the foundation of Minorities in Shark Sciences (MISS) a group working to provide support for other aspiring marine biologists of color. This segment is guest-hosted by Kousha Navidar

Duration:00:21:45

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'Hollywoodgate' Shows How the Taliban Became a Military Force

7/19/2024
A new documentary follows the Taliban in the aftermath of the United States withdrawal from Afghanistan and how Taliban forces occupied the Hollywood Gate complex, said to be a former CIA base. Discovering new military technology there, the Taliban slowly morphs from a militia into a robust military group. Director Ibrahim Nash'at discusses this risky filmmaking process and his new film, "Hollywoodgate," in theaters today. This segment is guest-hosted by Kousha Navidar

Duration:00:27:59

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Public Song Project Winner Juliette Reilly and Judge Shanta Thake

7/19/2024
As part of our weeklong unveiling of winners of the 2024 Public Song Project, Juliette Reilly joins us to discuss "Summer Sang," her song adaptation of Edna St Vincent Millay's poem, "What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why." Plus, Lincoln Center's chief artistic officer Shanta Thake joins us to discuss takeaways from the 2024 Public Song Project and share some of her personal favorite submissions and runners up. She also helps to preview WNYC's Public Song Project: The People's Concert at The Underground at Jaffe Drive, on Saturday at 6 PM, a free show that's part of Lincoln Center's Summer for the City series. This segment is guest-hosted by Kousha Navidar

Duration:00:39:30

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What's the Best Book of the 21st Century?

7/18/2024
What's the best book of the 21st century so far? Last week, the New York Times attempted to answer that question, putting together a list of "The 100 Best Books of the 21st Century." This highly debated list has caused a stir among literary lovers, so we've invited Gilbert Cruz, editor of the New York Times Book Review, to discuss the list and defend the rankings. Plus, we take your calls about the best book of the 21st century. *This segment is guest-hosted by Kousha Navidar

Duration:00:26:57

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The Woman Behind the Science of FBI Criminal Profiling

7/18/2024
While the profiling of serial killers and other violent criminals has been the subject of countless film and TV projects, a new docuseries, "Mastermind: To Think Like a Killer," spotlights the work of Dr. Ann Burgess, the woman who helped pioneer the science of criminal profiling. Burgess and showrunner Dani Sloane join to discuss. *This segment is guest-hosted by Kousha Navidar

Duration:00:27:00

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Savoring Summer Cocktails

7/18/2024
We've talked about ice cream, sandwiches and ways to stay cool as this summer has entered with a bang. Today we discuss cocktails to enjoy this summer, from the classics to trending with Carey Jones and John McCarthy, authors of the book, Every Cocktail Has a Twist. *This segment is guest-hosted by Kousha Navidar

Duration:00:23:58