J. Ryan Stradal’s writing also appears in Hobart, The Rumpus, The Rattling Wall, Joyland, Midwestern Gothic, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, and NFL.com, among other places, archived at jryanstradal.com. He volunteers for 826LA, helps create products and materials for the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, and often works in TV. He tweets sporadically @jryanstradal.
The Details of a Passing Landscape: Ben Katchor’s “Hand-Drying in America”
BEN KATCHOR'S CHRONICLES OF URBAN LIFE have always found a comfortable fraternity in their antecedents. As an artist whose work often ...