Off-Ramp for May 18, 2013

Natural History Museum Taxidermy

PHOTOS: A look inside the taxidermy lab at The Natural History Museum

Off-Ramp’s Mukta Mohan talked with taxidermist Allis Markham to find out what it’s like behind the scenes at the museum and to learn about the art of taxidermy.
Off-Ramp host John Rabe talks with LeVar Burton about Reading Rainbow and the importance of using books to connect kids with ideas and the world around them.
In the first part of Alex Ben Block's interview with Lou Adler, the entertainment legend talks about how he recognized Carole King's talent (easy) and won a Grammy for producing "Tapestry." Plus, Jan & Dean, Sam Cooke, and his association with Herb Alpert. (Alex is a Hollywood historian, frequent Off-Ramp guest, and senior editor at The Hollywood Reporter.)

Military wives answer to "Fifty Shades of Grey"

"Duty And Desire" and military erotica
Midnight Mission Golden Heart Awards 2013
Alonzo Bodden can find humor anywhere, even when giving away a major organ.

Watts soaring towers

One of Los Angeles most recognizable landmarks
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