J. Ryan Stradal’s writing has also appeared in Hobart, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, The Rattling Wall, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, The Nervous Breakdown, Joyland, Trop, and NFL.com, among other places. He lives in Los Angeles, where he volunteers at 826LA, helps create products and materials for the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, co-produces the literary/culinary event “Hot Dish,” and works in TV on programs likeDeadliest Catch, Ice Road Truckers, and Storage Wars: Texas. He likes wine, books, root beer, and peas.

J. Ryan Stradal’s writing has also appeared in Hobart, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, The Rattling Wall, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, The Nervous Breakdown, Joyland, Trop, and NFL.com, among other places. He lives in Los Angeles, where he volunteers at 826LA, helps create products and materials for the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, co-produces the literary/culinary event “Hot Dish,” and works in TV on programs likeDeadliest Catch, Ice Road Truckers, and Storage Wars: Texas. He likes wine, books, root beer, and peas.