10 years after coming out, George Takei gayer than...10/10/15
George Takei couldn't be happier he made the leap ten years ago this month ... a new exhibit at the Skirball Center explores the Japanese-American internment camps through sketches and photos by Ansel Adams and others ... Dodgers v Mets ... YACHT fits...
'OJ's not guilty!' Do you remember where you were?...
Vincent Price: actor, art collector, and gourmet! ... We talk with Angelenos on the 20th anniversary of the OJ verdict ... We meet a photographer who specializes in getting complete strangers to pose intimately ... A new kilt store. Yes, a kilt store....
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Sherlock Holmes' smarter brother -...
Kareem co-writes "Mycroft Holmes" to tell Sherlock's brother's backstory; the norteño band Los Tigres del Norte comes to town; Industrial Musicals; 2,000 year old bronzes of people you know and love; LA's scandalous nuclear cover-up.
Are paid pretty party people party poopers? Off-Ramp...
Surkus plants pretty party people for perfect PR. Does The Broad museum on Grand Avenue match expectations? The music of Quitapenas. Brains On - the science podcast for kids. Making a living paying tribute to The Bob Dylan of Mexico.
George Takei sings as 'Allegiance' comes to Broadway -...
George Takei tells us how his internment camp musical "Allegiance" got to Broadway. How to plant the right milkweed and help monarch butterflies. Suzanne Lummis on good and bad poetry. New doc "Being Canadian" looks at ... well, you know.
Attack of the gay martians! Off-Ramp 9/5/2015
How gays and lesbians turned to science fiction to explore themes banned on Earth; Dam Funk calls for increased fantasy; remembering artist Noah Davis and the SoCal years of Oliver Sacks
Can we prevent the worst election ever? Off-Ramp for...
Got any ideas to boost turnout so the 2017 L.A. city election isn't a snooze? We celebrate Shotgun Tom Kelly, who isn't shy but is retiring. Saving Salvation Mountain.
Their Hollywood Bowl picnic beats your Hollywood Bowl...
Kristen Lepore thought she had picnic game until she went to the Hollywood Bowl ... Kevin Ferguson explores the world of actors who pretend to be patients to train doctors ... Brains On! explains why your house cat puts up with you.
'Oooh! Ouch! Ow! Oh!' Watching cars hit potholes in...
Sharon McNary takes us pothole watching; Collin Friesen locks us in a room; Salma Hayek backs The Prophet.
How to avoid a 5-year old's birthday meltdown (hint: hire...
We meet one of the hundreds of party princesses who work in Southern California; Patt Morrison remembers her friendship with Marlon Brando; Brains On!, the science podcast for kids; LA's secret tunnels.
'To Live and Dine in L.A.' - Off-Ramp for August 1, 2015
"Kogi" chef Roy Choi and Patt Morrison on the LAPL's menu exhibit -- I grew up on Bunker Hill -- a new strategy to restart Angel's Flight -- the coyote catcher -- the gang war rumors
Jeffrey Vallance sees dead artists - Off-Ramp for July 25,...
Jeffrey Vallance's new show, "The Medium is the Message" ... Brains On! explores kids and language ... are robot underpants the next fitness trend? ... Factchecking "True Detective's" bullet train plotline ... Tired of lists separated by elipses?
Secrets of 'Clueless' and The Dodgers revealed on Off-Ramp...
Amy Heckerling helps us celebrate the 20th birthday of "Clueless," Molly Knight gets the bakcstory on the Dodgers sale, and we dig Glendale's historic Rockhaven Sanitarium.
Discover LA's 'Sunken City' -- Off-Ramp for July 11, 2015
Slide on over to San Pedro's Sunken City neighborhood; cleaning up after the Lake Fire; Brains On, the science podcast for kids and curious adults.
Summer love ... KPCC Love, that is. Off-Ramp for June 27,...
As Neil Diamond once said, "Summer love/They call it summer love/But oh, how it feels/And I don't believe make believe." Our bills aren't make believe, and neither, we're sure, is your love for KPCC.
The Last Hurrah of Tom LaBonge - Off-Ramp for June 20, 2015
We tour the district with outgoing City Councilman Tom LaBonge; we get a preview of an exciting new podcast; we get a distaff view of "Inside Out;" and hear what it was like to be a kid on the set of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"
A rare interview inside the Eames house - Off-Ramp for...
To celebrate the new Eames Anthology, we talk with the editor and an Eames grandson; Ray Bradbury's Red File; rescuing the brown recluse from its bad reputation.
Corita Kent licked hate with her LOVE stamp - Off-Ramp for...
Corita Kent, world's best-selling artist; Mary Jones, first trained librarian, ousted for a man: Charles Lummis; three women directors find their muse at the L.A. Film Festival.
Delicious Radio - Off-Ramp for May 30, 2015
Mary Jones, the city librarian you should know about; jellyfish get the spotlight at the Aquarium; showering with Sanden Totten;
My Friend's Place - organized chaos at a youth homeless...
Visit the youth homeless center that inspired Miley Cyrus's Happy Hippie Foundation ... The Cactus Store, the garden store for the drought-conscious ... Ride with Angelyne!
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