Although she's been a member of Studio 360 since 2012 — first as an intern, currently as an assistant producer, and occasionally as a 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:
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Your next so-bad-its-good favorite movie is called "Dangerous Men," and it hits theaters this fall.
Thursday, November 19, 2015
Novelist Gavin McCrea tells the neglected story of Friedrich Engels’ lover.
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
The zines of the 1990s were lo-fi, cheap, and disposable. But a few brave librarians have started zine archives to preserve them for eternity.
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Breaking up is hard to do, especially when it's with your best friend.
Monday, November 02, 2015
Sure, everyone drools over costumes and special effects. But one film nerd wants you to know the importance of the humble props department.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
Ever wonder why so much of today's pop sounds the same? Reporter John Seabrook went inside the music factory to find out why.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
You've got one weekend left before Halloween — make it count. These pop-culture pumpkins will challenge your carving skills.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Photographer Christine McConnell bakes spooky pastries that are works of art.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
We play casting director for the James Bond franchise and submit a short list of actors of color for your consideration.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
We had the Design firm 70kft come up with a new symbol to represent the South that doesn't have the same connotations as the Confederate flag. Here's the result. What do you think?
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Elizabeth Gilbert shares advice for being creative from her new book, “Big Magic.” Turns out it might be something you know already.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
We asked high school students to send in their funniest writing. B.J. Novak picks a winner to our challenge.
Monday, August 24, 2015
The artist Ron van der Ende makes stunning wooden mosaics that look completely three-dimensional.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
We asked you to suggest a new icon for the South to replace the Confederate flag — and we got lots of reactions.
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Our latest Redesign challenge is to create a new symbol for the South — something that celebrates regional pride, without the white supremacy and hate.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
In a live conversation, American Ballet Theater's newest principal dancer talks with Raven Wilkinson and Carmen de Lavallade, two trailblazing African-American ballerinas.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
When Jack Black visited Studio 360, he came with parenting advice and an impromptu musical medley.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
We’re kicking off our latest listener challenge for high school students with comedian, actor, and author B.J. Novak — and he has advice for aspiring humorists.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Facing a few setbacks, Charis Stiles is reining in her ambition for her creative New Year’s resolution.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
For her 2015 creative New Year’s resolution, a diorama artist challenges herself to make one per month.