Kevin Ferguson Producer/ Reporter, Off-Ramp
Kevin Ferguson produces and reports for KPCC's Off-Ramp.
Born in Long Beach, California, Kevin graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts in Spanish. Before joining KPCC, Kevin worked for Marketplace and the District Weekly, a Long Beach magazine. He's also covered music, art and news for OC Weekly, LA Record, Arthur Magazine, and Riviera.
Stories by Kevin Ferguson
"True Detective" is a show that has defined itself with connections to evil spirits. In the second season, we've now heard "Santa Muerte" referenced more than once and seen an ominous skeleton in the house of Vinci city manager and kidnapping victim Ben Casper.
Off-Ramp’s song of the week is “I Forgive You” by Los Angeles-based duo OOFJ, from their sophomore album, “Acute Feast."
The fictional bullet train might be the MacGuffin for True Detective's second season: where does it go and how similar is it to the real life high speed rail project?
In the classic 1973 neo-noir film, a detective battles with a similarly secretive shrink who runs a mysterious clinic for the rich and famous. Is it coincidence? Homage?
Off-Ramp's song of the week is “Them Changes” by Los Angeles bassist Stephen Bruner, better known as Thundercat.
The HBO drama is set in a dark, ominous and fictitious Southern California city. The show's location manager, who grew up in L.A., reveals some signature places.
This week's Off-Ramp song of the week is “Will You Dance?” by LA-based pop duo The Bird and the Bee.
In its second season, True Detective's opening title sequence illuminated a Los Angeles not frequently seen in movies or on TV.
This week's song is “I Wanna Lose Control” by Gary Wilson.
We know a lot about Los Angeles here, but sometimes even we get stumped. After the opening credits, the very first scene is an open field — where was it shot?
We sat down with "Off-Ramp" producer Kevin Ferguson to talk about his new show "Welcome to Vinci." He'll be uncovering the show's connection with SoCal's Vernon and delving deep.
We're going to do our best to fill you in on the California of True Detective — where do this season's plot lines come from? Are things really that grim and corrupt in LA politics?
In the new season of HBO's noir TV series, Colin Farrell's Det. Ray Velcoro works for the fictional city of Vinci, a city with a lot of secrets. We take a look at its real-life inspiration.
We talk with one newlywed couple from China about how society and government have changed in recent years, and whether the country is more welcoming to LGBT people.
The owners of the quirky downtown bar say they'll continue paying rent "until the state marshall shows up."