VOTM: What's the most unusual experience you've ever had at a reading?
STRADAL: My most unusual experience was when Amelia Gray introduced a fellow reader by singing the Davey Crockett theme song and asked me to dance along onstage with a simple choreographed move. I completely lost the rhythm after about six bars and made that dance my own.
J. RYAN STRADAL's writing has appeared in Hobart, The Rumpus, McSweeney’s, The Nervous Breakdown, The Faster Times, The Foghorn and more. He volunteers for 826LA and has produced episodes of Deadliest Catch and Ice Road Truckers, most recently working in Bolivia and Peru on the spin-off series Deadliest Roads.
Come see J. Ryan Stradal at Vermin on the Mount this Sunday, February 12 at 8pm at the Mountain Bar in L.A.'s Chinatown!