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Andy Rooney's typewriter keeps working after his death. Off-Ramp for May 19, 2012

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Off-Ramp has finalists in the LA Press Club Awards

Off-Ramp has half a dozen finalists for the LA Press Club Awards. Check out the pieces before the winners are announced on June 24!
Soboroff typewriter

Steve Soboroff's typewriter time machines

What was missing from the Unabomber's typewriter? And what did Steve Soboroff find in the typewriters owned by Joe DiMaggio and Ernest Hemingway?
California Science Center Jeff Rudolph Lynda Oschin Samuel OschinShuttle Endeavor
Samuel Oschin crossed the Alps, planted a flag at the North Pole and, in death, names the buildings that will shelter Shuttle Endeavour at the California Science Center.
Getting the Shuttle Endeavour from LAX to the California Science Center. You could drop the Big Rock, but not the Endeavour.
Jackson Galaxy
In his new book, LA cat expert Jackson Galaxy, host of Animal Planet's 'My Cat from Hell,' credits his success to an impossible to live with cat.
KPCC’s Hettie Lynne Hurtes marks "My Three Sons Day" in Los Angeles (Wednesday) by talking with three of the sons from the long-running TV sitcom, Barry and Stan Livingston and Tim Considine.
Everson Royce Wine in Pasadena
My Two Sons - Silverlake Wine alums open Everson Royce wine store in Pasadena, named for their two sons. Lots of wine, no chairs.

Hank Rosenfeld: Old Jews, old news

"Old Jews Telling Jokes" is old news for Irv Brecher collaborator Hank Rosenfeld.

Neil Sedaka discusses new children's book "Dinosaur Pet"

Neil Sedaka talks about his life, music and "Dinosaur Pet," a new children's book set to the tune of his 1961 hit "Calendar Girl."
Robert Gupta/Street Symphony

LA Philharmonic violinist serenades skid row, prison, more

When Robert Gupta isn’t busy being first violin for the Los Angeles philharmonic, you might find him performing for free on skid row.
US singer Donna Summer performs on stage

Music for Off-Ramp on May 19, 2012

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