Khrista Rypl

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:

Calling the Queen of Sappy Love Songs

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Lovesick? Call Delilah, radio’s love doctor. She’s got a pop prescription.

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Tastemaker in Chief

Thursday, January 12, 2017

President Obama: “the greatest party host we’ve ever had”? 

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Michelle and Barack: Presidential Style Icons

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Cintra Wilson defends Obama’s dad jeans, praises Michelle’s “bloody French Maid costume,” and explains Trump’s exemplary “contemporary fascist chic.”

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The Man Behind the Brand

Thursday, January 12, 2017

A tiny museum in Manhattan is showcasing one of the biggest brands in America.

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Guilty Pleasure: 'Love Actually'

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Cheesy? Or best Christmas movie ever?

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Brit Bennett on Church, Racism, and Her Novel “The Mothers”

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Author Brit Bennett on how different generations experience racism and her new book “The Mothers.”

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Spooky Scary Studio 360: How to Make Your Skeleton Scary

Monday, October 31, 2016

Jack Handey offers deep thoughts on how to make your skeleton as scary as possible — all the better to frighten future grave robbers.
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Brit Bennett on Church, Racism, and Her Novel “The Mothers”

Monday, October 17, 2016

Author Brit Bennett on how different generations experience racism and her new book “The Mothers.”
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Why A Presidential Campaign is Like a Bruce Springsteen Tour

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Josh King explains how to stage a soundbite-friendly political event. Hint: it’s a lot like a concert tour.

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Lawrence O’Donnell on the Unreality of a Reality Show Candidate

Thursday, September 29, 2016

The host of MSNBC’s “The Last Word” has been inside Washington and also fictionalized it as a writer for “The West Wing.” But he’d never have written a fictional candidate like Trump.

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Why a 30-Year-Old Joke is Still Funny

Thursday, September 29, 2016

How "Spy" magazine immortalized Donald Trump’s digits. 

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360 Preview: The Short-Fingered Vulgarian

Monday, September 26, 2016

Kurt Andersen talks with his former Spy colleague Susan Morrison about their days skewering the “short-fingered vulgarian” who would become this year's Republican presidential nominee.
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Angel Olsen Live In-Studio

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The singer-songwriter trades some indie cred to reveal her secret love of Mariah Carey.

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360 Live: Dr. Rachel Yehuda Misses Her Rats

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

For years, Rachel Yehuda researched PTSD using lab rats. When she tried to replicate her findings with Vietnam veterans and Holocaust survivors, things got a little more complicated.
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360 Live: Herman Pontzer Ends Up in the Hot Seat

Tuesday, September 06, 2016

While researching a hunter-gatherer population in northern Tanzania, anthropologist Herman Pontzer’s experiment almost goes up in flames.
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360 Live: Wyatt Cenac Drives Drunk (for Science)

Monday, September 05, 2016

While volunteering at a science museum, comedian Wyatt Cenac decided to conduct a little experiment. 
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Aparna Nancherla’s Failed Science Career

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Aparna Nancherla shares a high school secret she’s kept — until now.

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High School Reunion

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Kurt Andersen always remembered being inspired by his 11th grade English teacher, Gary Sedlacek. So he decided to give him a call.

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Binge Watching with Clive James

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Why Clive James has never been more excited about TV.

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Danny McBride Isn’t a Jerk, He Just Plays One on TV

Thursday, August 04, 2016

On his new show, “Vice Principals,” Danny McBride rebels against the idea that main characters must be likable.

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