"My Imported Bride" on Off-Ramp for April 14, 2012

Navigating Downtown LA with kids

Off-Ramp commentator Jon Regardie says you don’t have to make your own fun downtown. There’s a lot for kids, as long as you don’t expect it to be a bubble-wrapped suburban playground.

Post Mortem on Pacific Standard Time

The body is still warm - there are still a couple exhibits ongoing - but Pacific Standard Time wrapped up at the end of March, so Off-Ramp host John Rabe chats with the Getty's Deborah Marrow about whether it worked.

The fall (and rise) of Cracked Magazine

Cracked magazine used to be what people bought after MAD sold out. But now the brand has ballooned, scoring about 300 million page views.

David Haldane: My Imported Bride

In the 90s, he was your neighbor in Orange County - a white guy with a wife and 2 kids. Now, he has a Filipino wife more than thirty years his junior. How did it happen?
Gooey and greasy is good: Grilled Cheese Invitational judge Claudia Peschiutta loves cheese, gives hints how to win her vote.

When you go ... a new book and art exhibit tackle time travel

New book and exhibit give aspiring time travelers do’s and don’ts in any era they might wind up in. Reporter Raghu Manavalan spoke with co-authors Phil Hornshaw and Nick Hurwitch.

Vintage CA license plates to make a comeback?

“Aside from not salting our roads, California doesn’t often do much for automobile enthusiasts.” Assemblyman Mike Gatto sponsors bill to let us have legal vintage plates to fit our vintage cars.

Senators rushed Titanic survivors to recall escape

Senators jumped to question Titanic survivors days after the cruise liner sank. Interviewees revealed details about the escape, the water and the terror.

San Pedro sophomores write collective poem

Last year, Adolfo Guzman-Lopez visited a high school English class and gave the students a surprising writing exercise.

Music on this week's Off-Ramp ...

The O'Jay's, the Ohio Players, and Frank ... Music on this week's Off-Ramp.
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