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The Penultimate Off-Ramp ... and a naked neutered mummy and the Italians who love him




Off-Ramp's last producer, Chris Greenspon, arriving at work. (Image: John Rabe)
Off-Ramp's last producer, Chris Greenspon, arriving at work. (Image: John Rabe)

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We talk with one of LA’s experts on relics, mummies, crypts, and the way we live with death ... KPCC Science Reporter Matt Bloom looks at the fungal disease killing droves of LA ficus trees ... The amazing career of Ruth Batchelor: one of NPR’s first film critics, founder of the LA Film Critics association, and songwriter for Elvis ... We celebrate the 50th anniversary the Monterey Pop Music Festival ... Chris Greenspon, former intern and freelancer for Off-Ramp, and now its last producer, remembers the first time he ever heard the show.