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1800s Angelenos much more water-conscious - Off-Ramp for August 2, 2014

LA City Archivist looks into our water history; A Martinez on the new Lakers season; Tim Robbins brings "Midsummer Night's Dream" back from China; the bizarre waving mannequins of North Hollywood.

Giant sea bass is "like a squashed Volkswagen" -- Off-Ramp for July 26, 2014

Giant sea bass census; the Great Drought and our water-dependent history; Marjorie Elizabeth Cameron Parsons Kimmel; No Mad Scientists in "I Origins"

My little boy wears his sister's dresses - Off-Ramp for July 19, 2014

Seth Menachem: Don't judge me or my 2-year old; an update on the Broad Museum and Hauser, Wirth, and Schimmel; Spike Lee up close & personal.

"Mythbuster" & glass ceiling buster Kari Byron - Off-Ramp for July 12, 2014

Sam Humphries, "smartass" Star-Lord writer; Taylor Orci thanks the social worker who rescued her; a mobster-cum-barber; Judy Chicago's Womanhouse

5 dads in Echo Park, Yacht Rock, and burger squash - Off-Ramp for July 5, 2014

Brando Skyhorse on his tortured Echo Park upbringing, band Harbor Party pays tribute to Yacht Rock, and Kevin and Russ cook the perfect hamburger

"Do the Right Thing" turns 25 - an Off-Ramp joint for June 28, 2014

RH Greene's appreciation of "Do the Right Thing," which changed the way we talk about race; Piero Selvaggio, who changed food in America; new NPR chief Jarl Mohn, who changed the face of US media.