The new atheist 'church' - Off-Ramp for October 15, 201410/15/14
The Flesh Eaters reunite to tell the story of their album "A Minute to Pray, a Second to Die," Kevin Ferguson has lunch with Tommy Lasorda at his favorite restaurant, we meet the sole survivor of a disaster you probably haven't heard about.
Give til it (almost) hurts - Off-Ramp for October 11, 2014
Take a listen to some of these fine pieces that took you all over Southern California and then, please, help ensure the future of Off-Ramp with a contribution at kpcc.org. Thanks!
Touring LA with James Ellroy & Lewis MacAdams - Off-Ramp for Oct. 4,...
Lewis MacAdams - turning 70 this month - takes us up the LA River; James Ellroy takes us back to Dec. 1941 and the start of the Japanese internment; Marc Haefele takes us to the San Francisco of the 50s & 60s.
Meet the loudest and smartest man in LA radio - Off-Ramp for Sept. 27,...
John spends a day in studio with Petros Papadakis; Kevin Ferguson tells us the story of the Glassell family; and "Tom Explores Los Angeles" takes us deep inside Bronson Canyon and Cave.
Honey, I shrunk the strip club! Off-Ramp for September 20, 2014
The miniature art of Sunland's Alan Wolfson; the High Desert horse rescue hurt by Erin Corwin's murder; It's so hot ... we collected It's So Hot jokes; Charles Burns shows us the Sugar Skull inside the Hive.
Sci-Fi v. Sci-Fact - Off-Ramp for September 13, 2014
Special report: intersection of science fiction and science fact; Brains On and the monarch Mexico migration; Hungry, the competitive eating doc; Kenturah Davis weaves words and art
The "lost" sounds of a long-gone amusement park - Off-Ramp for...
The sounds of Santa Monica's Pacific Ocean Park; the most powerful man in LA you never heard of; sci-fi tv and movies becomes real life; the Huntington's new American galleries
Labor Day BBQ grilling and relationship tips - Off-Ramp for August 30,...
Russ Parsons gives BBQ tips, we remember the car evangelist William Matalyan, Mattress Tracker update, goodbye Leonard Maltin's Movie Guide, fireworks how-to
Just play the hits, please. Off-Ramp's music special for August 23, 2014
Henry Rollins on Black Flag's early days, what makes Van Halen magic, and America's favorite all-female Iron Maiden tribute.
Duck, cover, and pray. Off-Ramp for August 16, 2014
How 1950s LA prepped for nuclear war; the Aqualillies are part of the synchronized swimming renaissance; Brains On and sound; LA's Wrigley Field.
Happy 8th Birthday, Off-Ramp - August 9, 2014
The best of 8 years of Off-Ramp, including "The Ashes of Oakridge," the giant scissors of LA County, Carey McWilliams, and riding a motorbike with Susan Carpenter!
1800s Angelenos much more water-conscious - Off-Ramp for August 2, 2014
LA City Archivist looks into our water history; A Martinez on the new Lakers season; Tim Robbins brings "Midsummer Night's Dream" back from China; the bizarre waving mannequins of North Hollywood.
Giant sea bass is "like a squashed Volkswagen" -- Off-Ramp for July 26,...
Giant sea bass census; the Great Drought and our water-dependent history; Marjorie Elizabeth Cameron Parsons Kimmel; No Mad Scientists in "I Origins"
My little boy wears his sister's dresses - Off-Ramp for July 19, 2014
Seth Menachem: Don't judge me or my 2-year old; an update on the Broad Museum and Hauser, Wirth, and Schimmel; Spike Lee up close & personal.
"Mythbuster" & glass ceiling buster Kari Byron - Off-Ramp for July 12,...
Sam Humphries, "smartass" Star-Lord writer; Taylor Orci thanks the social worker who rescued her; a mobster-cum-barber; Judy Chicago's Womanhouse
5 dads in Echo Park, Yacht Rock, and burger squash - Off-Ramp for July...
Brando Skyhorse on his tortured Echo Park upbringing, band Harbor Party pays tribute to Yacht Rock, and Kevin and Russ cook the perfect hamburger
"Do the Right Thing" turns 25 - an Off-Ramp joint for June 28, 2014
RH Greene's appreciation of "Do the Right Thing," which changed the way we talk about race; Piero Selvaggio, who changed food in America; new NPR chief Jarl Mohn, who changed the face of US media.
Fudge! It's a darn good Off-Ramp for June 21, 2014
Exploring Southern California with John Rabe and Kevin Ferguson and the rest of Team Off-Ramp.
The only good news out of OJ's slow speed chase - Off-Ramp for June 14,...
The CBS and NBC pilots chasing OJ 20 years ago are transgender; someone is killing the peacocks of Rolling Hills Estates; crowning the savior of the Wigwam Motel on Route 66.
A river runs through Off-Ramp for June 7, 2014
A billion-dollar facelift for the LA River, Clipper Darrell weighs in, LA's "Big Parade," and Llyn Foulkes stars in a new doc, celebrating Disney's Golden Books.
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