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Alejandro Jodorowsky
A new documentary called "Jodorowsky's Dune" shows how an unmade film version of "Dune" might have made "Alien" possible.

Pasadena company still puts music on cassette tape. Really

Cassette tapes may seem to have been buried by the Internet, but they’re still spinning along, and one of America's biggest cassette producers is a small business in Pasadena.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, we talk with a man who's been selling used Mustangs from the same address since 1969. Prices have gone up since then.

5 classic Easter eggs from your favorite animated movies

Off-Ramp animation expert Charles Solomon reveals Easter eggs from classic animated films that you never knew were there.
At the Getty Center and Villa: What civilization lasted 1,100 years that hardly anyone thinks of as a civilization? Byzantium. And, they invented the fork.

Angels pitcher CJ Wilson's shocking confession

"Racing is much more terrifying, so it makes baseball less intimidating. When you've gone sideways or crashed into a wall at 120-mph, it's not a big deal if somebody scores a run."
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The competitive sport of tree climbing comes to Pasadena

Three of the thirty-four climbers were from California. KPCC's Alana Rinicella spoke with two of them about the art of climbing.
Hertiage Square car crash
Years ago, they moved a 19th Century to Heritage Square to save it from the wrecking ball. But on Sunday, someone ran into it with their car.
Los Angeles Downtown News reporter Eddie Kim points to the problem, as the two Angels Flight funicular railway cars hang in limbo at the top of the tracks to Bunker Hill.

Angels Flight railway in limbo in downtown LA

When will the historic Angels Flight railway in downtown Los Angeles run again? Regulators want two big — and expensive — changes.
Animal Self and Friend of the Animals, Mike Kelley, 1987
Off-Ramp host John Rabe talks with curator Bennett Simpson about "Mike Kelley," the new exhibit at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.