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Khrista Rypl

Khrista Rypl appears in the following:

From Donald Trump to the Son of God

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.

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Inside The Room

Friday, November 15, 2013

In the annals of movies so bad their titles become punch lines — Showgirls, Ishtar, Plan 9 From Outer SpaceThe 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 ...

Video: a scene from The Room

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Writers Club: Women In Music

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.

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Aha Moment: Kenneth Goldsmith & John Cage

Friday, August 09, 2013

Kenneth Goldsmith trained as a visual artist at the Rhode Island School of Design.  In the 1980s, his work became wildly popular with collectors and was shown at some of the best galleries in New York City. “What I had become was a businessman,” he says. “And I did this so I wouldn’t ...

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Planning for the Next 10,000 Years

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 ...

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Vagina Monologues at the Michigan State Capitol

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 ...

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Aha Moment: Whoopi Goldberg

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 ...

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Taryn Simon: Chapters of Invisible Lives

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. ...

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Listener Challenge: Odes to Idols

Friday, May 04, 2012

Inspired by Tracy K. Smith’s collection Life on Mars, we want your poem about the star who captured your imagination — as a teenager or now. This week, we feature an entry in tribute to Led Zeppelin. ...

Enter our Ode to a Teen Idol Poetry Contest

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Passing Stranger: Poetry in NYC's East Village

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

New York City's East Village was once a vigorous and diverse community of poets, including Allen Ginsberg, Frank O'Hara, Ted Berrigan, and Anne Waldman. A new audio tour of the neighborhood captures the characters, sounds, and memories ...

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Aha Moment: Kiss Alive!

Friday, April 06, 2012

Sergio Muñoz was only seven years old when he became a devotee of the band Kiss. He discovered the Alive! album in Tower Records and was mesmerized by the cover. Isolated and lonely, a recent immigrant from Mexico, Muñoz connected to the band’s fantasy life ...

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Kehinde Wiley on the World Stage

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Kehinde Wiley paints contemporary kings. His portraits are opulent collages that take young men and turns them into heroes and surrounding them with intricate, kool-aid-bright backgrounds. The World Stage: Israel, a new exhibition of Wiley's paintings, is now on view at The Jewish Museum ...

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