Joined: Feb 19, 2014
Kristy is a New York-based entertainment journalist whose work has appeared on Vanity Fair, Time Out New York, Vulture, Pajiba, Spinoff Online, and Cinema Blend. She's also a co-host of the movie review video podcast Popcorn and Prosecco. When she's not falling down rabbit holes of research, she's playing board games, jamming out karaoke style, or advocating the glories of some cartoon show you aren't watching but should be.
The famous 1889 painting was the artist's second depiction of a twinkling night sky.
Katsushika Hokusai's ‘The Great Wave off Kanagawa’ gracefully distills the power of the ocean into a two-dimensional image that's as deceptively simple as it is mesmerizing.
While this deceptively simple portrait has clearly captured the imagination of the nation, the story behind its creation and rise to fame makes it all the more compelling.
Her tricky smile and timeless allure have inspired academic study and artistic emulation for more than five centuries. But the story of this perplexing portrait of 'Mona Lisa' is even richer than it looks.
Since its creation in 1499, Michelangelo's Pietà has inspired emotion, faith, and imitation through its elegant depiction of the Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ. Yet few know the secrets that are still being uncovered about this centuries-old statue.
Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper" is one of the most admired, most studied, and most reproduced paintings the world has ever known—and it has inspired some wild theories.
Few statues are as enduring and iconic as Michelangelo's 'David.' But while much of the world could sketch this majestic masterpiece from memory, few know the quirks and curiosities that went into its creation.
The lives, hobbies, and eccentricities of some of the world’s greatest poets made them much more than titans of the turn of phrase.
In this group of female explorers, you'll find names like Gertrude Bell, Osa Johnson, Valentina Tereshkova, and many more.
Some visitors have chosen Japan’s Aokigahara, or ‘suicide forest,’ as the setting for their final moments—walking in with no intention of ever walking out.
'The Golden Girls' star Betty White met one spouse on a game show, broke an 'SNL' record, and loved animals more than anything.
From chairs and cars to mummies and creepy paintings, these supposedly cursed things are said to bring death, doom, or just plain old bad luck upon anyone within reach.