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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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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
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Photoville's Heading to a Borough Near You This Summer

5/29/2024
Photoville's yearly exhibition of public photography launches this weekend. We speak to executive director Laura Roumanos about the festival's thirteenth year as well as hear from photographer Ismail Ferdous, whose work will be featured. This segment is guest-hosted by Kate Hinds

Duration:00:28:09

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Judy Collins Takes Your Calls and Previews 'Wildflowers' Concert Film

5/29/2024
Recently, singer-songwriter Judy Collins recorded a concert in which she performed her iconic 1967 album, Wildflowers, backed by an orchestra. A recording of the concert streams on the PBS app starting tomorrow, and Collins previews the concert for us, reflects on the impact of Wildflowers, and takes your calls! This segment is guest-hosted by Kate Hinds

Duration:00:27:32

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NYC Band Habibi Previews Their New Album 'Dreamachine' (Listening Party)

5/29/2024
The New York-based indie rock band Habibi combines the sounds of the Arab world with punk rock to create a unique sound. Founding bandmembers Rahill Jamalifard and Lenny Lynch join us to preview their new album, Dreamachine, out Friday. The band is playing tomorrow night at Rough Trade. This segment is guest-hosted by Kate Hinds.

Duration:00:21:53

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It's Never Too Late to Start an Herb Garden

5/29/2024
Fresh herbs are a great way to elevate your home cooking. Whether it's basil, thyme, rosemary, or sage, herbs can be used not just in meals, but in drinks too! And they're easier to grow than normal houseplants (think fire escape herb gardens). Stephen Orr, editor in chief of Better Homes & Gardens, and author of the book, The New American Herbal: An Herb Gardening Book, returns to the show to give us some tips for starting an herb garden this summer and takes your calls. This segment is guest-hosted by Kate Hinds

Duration:00:23:56

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What's So Great About New Haven Pizza?

5/28/2024
Last week, lawmakers in Connecticut made a push for Connecticut to be named "The Pizza State" and New Haven "The Pizza Capital." Of course, this caused some consternation here in New York, where we think highly of our own offerings. For our latest installment of "Small Stakes, Big Opinions" we ask you to call in and share your favorite pizza joints as well as take a stand about whether New Haven edges out NYC. Joining us as a guest is New Yorker staff writer Hannah Goldfield, who penned a piece called "The Lasting Pleasures of New Haven Pizza."

Duration:00:27:56

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Rachel Khong's 'Real Americans'

5/28/2024
In the latest novel from writer Rachel Khong, a teenage boy sets out to find his biological father, and we learn the love story between his mother, Lily, and a rich heir to a pharmaceutical company, Matt. Khong joins us to discuss the novel, titled Real Americans.

Duration:00:22:07

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Strategies for a Painless Move in New York

5/28/2024
Tuesday after Memorial Day is known within the moving industry as "Crazy Tuesday," when moving companies have a high number of requests from clients moving homes around the country. Moving in New York can be especially chaotic and stressful, so Caroline Utz, Senior Editorial Director for The Spruce, gives us some tips to make that move to a new apartment a little less hectic, and we take your calls.

Duration:00:24:14

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Have You Moved to New York Recently?

5/28/2024
May is National Moving Month, so today we're dedicating a whole hour of the show to moving. Chances are some of you have moved to New York recently. Jake Dobkin, Gothamist co-founder, current Vice President of Sponsorship at New York Public Radio, and author the book, Ask a Native New Yorker: Hard-Earned Advice on Surviving and Thriving in the Big City, takes your calls to see how things are going and offers tips on adjusting to New York life.

Duration:00:26:08

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Michael McDonald on 'What a Fool Believes' Memoir

5/24/2024
Way before Michael McDonald was Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy Award–winning musician with The Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan, and as a solo artist, he was a high school dropout from Ferguson, Missouri who moved to California to pursue his dream. Now, McDonald has written a new memoir,What a Fool Believes, and he speaks to us about the book, his life, his music, and his struggles with addiction. *This segment is guest-hosted by Kousha Navidar.

Duration:00:37:09

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How Are Your Tomatoes Looking?

5/24/2024
We know that late summer is the prime season for having more tomatoes than we know what to do with from the garden. But now is a crucial time for planting and early growth. Joel Flagler, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Bergen County, gives us tips on how to ensure our tomato plants thrive as the weather gets warmer and answers your questions. *This segment is guest-hosted by Kousha Navidar.

Duration:00:25:46

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Weekend Plans

5/24/2024
Last week, we asked you about your weekend plans, and we got some fantastic responses. So we're doing it again! So we're doing it again! 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:00:14:19

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Ani DiFranco on Her New Album, Documentary, and Starring in 'Hadestown'

5/24/2024
Ani DiFranco has a very busy month. She's currently starring as Persephone in "Hadestown." Her new album, Unprecedented Sh!t, drops today, and later in June a new documentary about her life, "1-800-ON-HER-OWN," will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. DiFranco joins us to discuss all of her new projects. *This segment is guest-hosted by Kousha Navidar.

Duration:00:24:43

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A New Cookbook About Salvadoran Culture and Cuisine

5/23/2024
Trained chef and food writer Karla Tatiana Vasquez's new cookbook features recipes and traditions within the Salvadoran diaspora. It's titled, The SalviSoul Cookbook: Salvadoran Recipes and The Women Who Preserve Them. Vasquez joins us to share some of those dishes and their history before her event at the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD) on Friday, May 24 at 7:00 p.m.

Duration:00:17:01

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When Birding Was Cutthroat

5/23/2024
Scientific discovery is often a collaborative experience. But for a group of men in the early 1800s studying birds of North America, it was a messy and chaotic effort to identify and write about many different species as possible, all while trying to outdo each other. Naturalist Kenn Kaufman writes about what John James Audubon and his peers discovered (and what they missed) and how it impacts our understanding of the world today. His book is called, The Birds That Audubon Missed, and Kaufman joins us to discuss. This episode is guest-hosted by Kousha Navidar

Duration:00:18:47

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'Evil' Star Katja Herbers on the Show's Final Season

5/23/2024
The New York City-set drama "Evil" follows a scientist, a priest, and a psychiatrist tasked by the Catholic Church with investigating potentially demonic activity around the city. Katja Herbers, who stars as doubtful psychiatrist Kristen Bouchard, joins us to discuss the final season of the show, which premieres today on Paramount +. This segment is guest-hosted by Kousha Navidar

Duration:00:15:58

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A Summer Music Preview

5/23/2024
It's almost time for a summer of new music: bangers, sweaty bops, anthems, and the annual "song of the summer" debate. With new releases approaching from Charli XCX, Khelani, Tems, and more, All Of It producers Simon Close and L. Malik Anderson break down what music to be looking out for to feed your summer playlist. This segment is guest-hosted by Kousha Navidar

Duration:00:20:09

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Chef Edy Massih on How to 'Keep It Zesty' in the Kitchen

5/22/2024
Edy Massih is a trained chef and owner of Edy's Grocer, a Lebanese market and caterer in Greenpoint. Massih moved from his native Lebanon to the U.S at the age of 10, and has just released a new cookbook, Keep It Zesty: A Celebration of Lebanese Flavors & Culture from Edy's Grocer, inspired by the menu of his market and his love for the flavors of Lebanon. Massih tells us more about his story and the book.

Duration:00:14:37

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'Girls5eva' Creator Meredith Scardino

5/22/2024
The hit comedy "Girls5eva" tells the story of a girl group that reunites in middle age to make another run at a career in music. The show's creator, Meredith Scardino, joins us to discuss Season 3 of the show, now on Netflix.

Duration:00:20:43

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Claire Messud's New Family Drama 'This Strange Eventful History'

5/22/2024
Acclaimed author Claire Messud joins us to discuss her latest novel,This Strange Eventful History, a family drama in part based on her own family's history following Algerian independence. Critics are calling it some of her best work. Messud is speaking tonight with Jennifer Egan at the Center for Fiction.

Duration:00:13:46

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Should I Quit Therapy?

5/22/2024
A new article that asks whether therapy is more useful as an indefinite practice, or as a shorter-term maintenance practice. Melissa Dahl is a healthcare reporter at The Cut, and her recent article is called Maybe You Shouldn’t Talk to Someone. For years, we were told therapy was the key to a good life. What if we don’t want to go anymore? Listeners share their own experiences with saying goodbye to long-term therapy.

Duration:00:21:33