Labor Day BBQ grilling and relationship tips - Off-Ramp...08/25/14
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.
Forgotten history, from Jelly Roll Morton to China Dolls - Off-Ramp for...
Jelly Roll Morton is buried ... in East LA? ... Two new books explore the Chinese-American nightclub scene ... Where wannabe WWE pro-wrestlers go to get noticed ... Orson Bean and the woman who bit his father's knee
Changing themselves: Marc Maron and Zoey Tur - Off-Ramp for May 24, 2014
Zoey 101, Episode 3: We continue to track Bob Tur's transformation to Zoey Tur. Marc Maron, mayor of Highland Park.
You can never leave the Hotel California - Off-Ramp for May 17, 2014
RE this week's show: we reconsider the Eagles' inescapable "Hotel California," rediscover Channing Peake, revisit Jeffrey Kahane at the piano, and revere Roy Orbison.
Ben Harper's new album is his Mothers Day present - Off-Ramp for May...
Ben and Ellen Harper's new album and the Claremont link, Pacific Standard Time focuses on Latinos, and Jeffrey Kahane is a classical music rebel
Ruth Reichl's book; Jeffrey Kahane's Bach. Off-Ramp for May 3, 2014
The LA Chamber Orchestra's Jeffrey Kahane gives us a Bach master class; Ruth Reichl says she was scared to write her first novel; and hit-and-run victim Damian Kevitt finished his ride.
Black widow spiders flee the city! Off-Ramp for April 26, 2014
Our black widow spiders v. their brown widow spiders. Sex on the radio with Mimi Pond, author of Over Easy, graphic novel. An old friend shows another side of Ruben Salazar.
Easter eggs, Byzantium, and the Mustang. Off-Ramp for April 19, 2014
Celebrate the 50th birthday of the sexy, muscular Mustang; remember the mix-tape you made for your high school sweetheart; come to a rare Getty doubleheader; and look for Easter eggs in animated movies.
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