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When backyard incinerators were a thing. Off-Ramp for March 15, 2014

Unlikely mariachi Mateo Stoneman takes SxSW by storm in new documentary; city archives show fight against smog and backyard trash burning; hair Angels fight head lice.

From KISS arena football to Madam Satan ... it's Off-Ramp for Mar. 8, 2014

A KISS arena football team is coming to SoCal. What was Cecil B. DeMille thinking when he made "Madam Satan?" Kristen Bell on the Ira Glass/"Veronica Mars" cameo.

Veronica Mars' Kristen Bell orbits KPCC's Off-Ramp for March 1, 2013

Kristen Bell is smart, fun, and a KPCC member. She's the main event this week, talking "Veronica Mars," her campaign against the pederazzi, and The Oscars.

Can LA have a High Line? Off-Ramp for February 22, 2014

The case for keeping the Figueroa Bridge; the Obscura Society; Queena Victoria's selfies; George Pal's Puppetoons in glorious Blu-ray.

Off-Ramp host John Rabe with the new #kpcclove t-shirt.

We come to praise Caesar, Rufus, and Rollins. Off-Ramp for Feb. 15, 2014

RIP Sid Caesar - an exclusive interview; Henry Rollins gets the Ray Bradbury Creativity Award; a Cambodian waitress is becoming a car mechanic; just Kickstart me.

Off-Ramp commentator Taylor Orci and the hose that proves there's no drought.

Forgotten racetracks, depiping the organ, and drought. Off-Ramp for Feb. 8, 2014

Our commentator seems to be like most Angelenos: she can't see the drought, so she doesn't believe in it. Plus, a new doc shows how auto racing shaped LA.