Why you shouldn't say "Pogue Mahone" on the BBC - Off-Ramp for March 17, 2012

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Off-Ramp retracts CyberFrequencies episode that focused on Daisey's Apple story

The Pogues' James Fearnley on Shane MacGowan

When the Pogues met in a hotel room in 1991, they knew they had to fire unreliable frontman Shane MacGowan, but how would he take it? James Fearnley tells us.
The Legend of Zorro

Long Beach libraries, geocaching, and Zorro

Long Beach calls in Zorro and a Geocaching treasure hunt to help increase literacy.

The Negro Problem's new album, "Making It" - a "Rumors" for 2012

Mark Stewart & Heidi Rodewald of The Negro Problem starred in the hit musical "Passing Strange" ... while they were breaking up as a couple. Awkward! It's chronicled on their new album, "Making It."
New York City Tops Nation In Income Inequality

Longtime pandhandler Randy shares stories from the road

Off-Ramp's Sam Blum talks to panhandler Randy, who divulges the secrets of "flying sign" on Southern California's off-ramps.
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J.D. Rothman's newest book takes a comedic look at the college admission process

Author J.D. Rothman talks with Madeline about her new book, "The Neurotic Parent's Guide to College Admissions: Strategies for Helicoptering, Hot-housing & Micromanaging."
Photographer Vince Gonzales' new show at the Pickford Center focuses on film projectors and captures -- somehow -- the spirits of the generations of filmmakers who used the equipment.
Graffiti (Off Ramp)

Graffiti in South LA: The story behind the spray

Graffiti is everywhere in South Los Angeles – so KPCC asked a couple of officers in an LAPD gang unit totell us the story behind that scrawl on the wall.
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