Although she's been a member of Studio 360 since 2012 — first as an intern, currently as a web producer, and occasionally as a producer and reporter — her favorite contribution to the show might be the tiger beanie baby she donated to the studio. She has reported on cultural trends both high (literally, space photography) and low (the cult classic film The Room). Khrista is a native of Ithaca, New York (it's gorges, yeah yeah yeah) and a proud graduate of Rice University (God Bless Texas). She loves new recipes, trying to keep plants alive, and hoarding books.
Khrista Rypl appears in the following:
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Friday, December 19, 2014
Monday, December 01, 2014
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Monday, October 27, 2014
Thursday, October 09, 2014
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Friday, August 08, 2014
Bestselling author-illustrator Shaun Tan constructs eerie, vaguely sinister worlds in his gloriously detailed picture books. For a long time, he didn’t understand why bookstores put them in the children’s section. Now the father of an infant daughter, Tan’s starting to come around.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Fans of David Mitchell rejoice: the Cloud Atlas author is publishing a short story inspired by his forthcoming novel The Bone Clocks right now. On Twitter.
Friday, May 09, 2014
Lydia Davis writes ultra-short short stories that straddle the line between prose poem and absurd joke. A child of two writers, she accepted fiction as her work without enjoying it very much, until discovering a certain book that showed her what she was meant to do.
Friday, March 07, 2014
Mark Burnett pretty much invented reality TV as we know it: Survivor, The Apprentice, The Voice. But his latest hit was the 10-hour miniseries The Bible — out of which he's carved a feature film on the life of Jesus.
Friday, November 15, 2013
In the annals of movies so bad their titles become punch lines — Showgirls, Ishtar, Plan 9 From Outer Space — The Room is destined to loom large. Since its release a decade ago, a cult has grown up around the film, with late-night screenings in college towns and big cities, even Paris and London ...
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
What are your favorite books about women in music? Read a greatest-hits roundup of some great music books about women we've featured on Soundcheck.
Friday, September 21, 2012
Stewart Brand is an ambitious septuagenarian. The writer and environmental activist’s most recent project sounds like something out of Jurassic Park: he wants to bring back the extinct passenger pigeon. Brand is probably best-know as the editor of the landmark Whole Earth Catalog, a counter-culture ...
Friday, June 22, 2012
Thousands of people filled the lawn of the Michigan state capitol in Lansing this past Monday to watch female members of the state's house and senate perform The Vagina Monologues as a response to a ruckus in Michigan House of Representatives days earlier. Eve Ensler ...
Friday, June 01, 2012
WNYC listener Julie Bayley grew up watching daytime talk shows to catch comics like Rodney Dangerfield. But there weren’t any comedians like her: female and black. Then Bayley saw Whoopi Goldberg in her one-woman show on Broadway (it ran for 156 sold-out performances ...
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Taryn Simon's photographs are crisp to the point of being stark, stripped of all but the most essential elements. She documents places and things that are normally kept far from view: items detained at customs, radioactive capsules at a nuclear waste storage facility, the art collection of the CIA. ...