Off-Ramp for November 18, 2006

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Icons of Art

John Rabe visits the Getty for the remarkable new exhibit of thousand-year-old icons from the Sinai peninsula in Egypt.
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Turkey Types

KPCC's Rachael Myrow visits the Los Angeles Times' test kitchen to see food writer Russ Parsons try five methods for cooking turkey.
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Clippers Cap'n

Meet Ralph Lawler, the Clippers announcer, who's been calling games for the team since 1978.
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Doing Penance

Marc Haefele on John Gregory Dunne's "True Confessions." He says it's the best novel about the soul and politics of modern Los Angeles.
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The Lowdown on the Rose Bowl Flea Market...

Antique appraiser Peggy Caffey shows Queena Kim the unusual items that are showing up at the West Coast's largest flea market.
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...and what one avid flea market shopper found

John talks to KPCC's web developer Chris Spurgeon about his Rose Bowl find: old glass slides of the original government presentation of the moon shot.
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OCMA Biennial

John Rabe continues his conversations with artists at the 2006 Biennial at OCMA. This time, photographer Amir Zaki, who doesn't really like interviews.

PlayStation Mayhem

On the night before the release of the PlayStation 3, John Rabe hangs out with PlayStation fans who are camping out at the Best Buy on Los Feliz Boulevard.
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Shock Illustrated

Attacked in the 1950s for their lurid covers and subversive topics, EC Comics are back in sparkling new editions.

Call Sheet

The Call Sheet crew talks about "Tivo-ing" home videos.
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