Nicolas Kristen

Born and raised in Vienna, Nicolas studied journalism and is now trying to become a good writer and journalist.
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15 Minutes with Kathy Griffin the no-fly List Comedienne

Did you miss Kathy Griffin while she was in Vienna? Kathy Griffin talked to Metropole about what happened after she released her Trump photo, her tour and what she’s looking forward to visiting Vienna...
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Kathy Griffin: America’s Most Wanted Comedian is Coming to Vienna!

The celebrated comic tells her side of the “decapitating Trump” affairKnown for snarky observational humor and a focus on celebrities and their stereotypical lifestyles, Kathy ...
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Neustift Am Walde | Town and Country

There’s no question: Vienna loves its wine and the traditions that go with it. And few areas of the city encapsulate Vienna’s enduring love for liquid cheer than sleepy, picturesque Neustift am Walde....
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The Slash Film Festival Annual Frightfest is for all Lovers of the Fantastic, We...

Austria’s annual frightfest is more than just gore, celebrating the weird and fantasticalWhile more conventional cinematic aficionados spend the entire year looking forward to the Viennale, a sm...

15 Minutes with Rachel Haurwitz at Pioneers Festival 2017

We talked to Rachel Haurwitz, co-founder and CEO of Caribou Biosciences and one of this year’s speakers about the future of genome editing Can you explain how CRISPR-Cas technology works in layman’s terms and how it’s different from previous genome editing tools? CRISPR-Cas9 is basically a way to go inside of cells and precisely change DNA-sequences. We […]
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A Drive-in for Pedestrians: Volxkino

The silver screen – coming to a park near you.Every summer, Vienna’s cinephiles are spoilt for choice with a large selection of open-air cinemas screening classics under the balmy night sky. But w...

Riding the ShĹŤchiku New Wave at Filmmuseum

Societal upheaval, as shown by Japanese cinema.Influenced by the French nouvelle vague and a budding generation gap as postwar children came of age, Japanese cinema underwent tectonic changes du...

Pioneers Festival 2017 | Where to Hang Around the Hofburg

Between the talks and networking, try these lunch spots, museums and sights you should visit while attending the Pioneers Festival 2017.First mentioned in 1279, the Hofburg was originally a castle...
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What it Really Means to be a Journalist in a war Zone

Reporting from conflict zones is just as important as it is dangerous. Two women tell their stories.Barbara Schiavulli was in her room on the 13th floor at the Palestine Hotel in Iraq when s...