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"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.

Fudge! It's a darn good Off-Ramp for June 21, 2014

Exploring Southern California with John Rabe and Kevin Ferguson and the rest of Team Off-Ramp.

O. J. Simpson talks to Trojan football players about desire, dedication and talent. Photo dated: September 16, 1987.

The only good news out of OJ's slow speed chase - Off-Ramp for June 14, 2014

The CBS and NBC pilots chasing OJ 20 years ago are transgender; someone is killing the peacocks of Rolling Hills Estates; crowning the savior of the Wigwam Motel on Route 66.

New NPR President Jarl Mohn, with KPCC's Stephanie O'Neill and John Rabe, and NPR's David Folkenflik.

A river runs through Off-Ramp for June 7, 2014

A billion-dollar facelift for the LA River, Clipper Darrell weighs in, LA's "Big Parade," and Llyn Foulkes stars in a new doc, celebrating Disney's Golden Books.

Forgotten history, from Jelly Roll Morton to China Dolls - Off-Ramp for May 31, 2014

Jelly Roll Morton is buried ... in East LA? ... Two new books explore the Chinese-American nightclub scene ... Where wannabe WWE pro-wrestlers go to get noticed ... Orson Bean and the woman who bit his father's knee

Changing themselves: Marc Maron and Zoey Tur - Off-Ramp for May 24, 2014

Zoey 101, Episode 3: We continue to track Bob Tur's transformation to Zoey Tur. Marc Maron, mayor of Highland Park.