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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Sherlock Holmes' smarter brother - Off-Ramp 9/26/2015

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 9/19/15

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.

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George Takei sings as 'Allegiance' comes to Broadway - Off-Ramp 9/12/2015

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

Tammy Trujillo, KPCC newscaster and teacher at Mt Sac, knows how to get her students noticed. That's her in the sunglasses beneath the "OF" as Shotgun Tom Kelly got his star onthe Hollywood Walk of Fame. 4/30/2013

Can we prevent the worst election ever? Off-Ramp for 8/29/2015

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 picnic - Off-Ramp 8/22/2015

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.