Award-Winning Storyteller Bill Ratner Performs Personal Work at Los Angeles' Word Space on February 25, 2010 at the Son of Semele Theater

Top Quote Three-time Moth Story Slam winner and corporate speaker Bill Ratner will perform at Los Angeles' Word Space on Thursday, February 25, 2010, at 7:30 pm. Ratner is also one of America's most recognized voices as heard on movie trailers and TV networks, and as the character "Flint" from GI Joe. End Quote
  • Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA (1888PressRelease) February 25, 2010 - "Brain cells will be steaming and mouths will be agog," states raconteur Bill Ratner about his performance plans at Word Space this Thursday, February 25, 2010, at the Son of Semele Theater, 3301 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. Ratner, together with a group of other master reader-writers, will read a personal essay originally published by Spork Press, a literary quarterly published in Tuscon, AZ. The Word Space evening, similar to storytelling at The Moth, is intended to amuse, inspire, and mesmerize, with unique life stories and narratives.

    Ratner, aside from being a professional speaker, storyteller, and three-time Moth Story Slam winner, is also one of America's most recognized and versatile voices. His soothing delivery, inimitable charm, wry wit, and delightful humor created a huge following of fans who remember him as the character Flint in GI Joe, Family Guy, and Robot Chicken. Currently, he is the voice for numerous movie trailers, TV networks, and affiliate stations around the U.S. His short stories and essays are published in Pleiades, Cheng Kung Literary, Papier Mache, Nightblade, Spork, Marquee, Coast Magazine, and Southern Anthology. He lives in Los Angeles, CA, and owns three bicycles in various states of disrepair. The Thursday night event also happens to fall on this birthday. More about Bill Ratner can be found at

    Word Space, founded by actress-writer Brenda Varda, is dedicated to author readings in a salon setting, using all forms of expression from traditional to experimental. Approximately 10 people read to an audience of family, friends, theater goers, and others. Often, the events are taped and played on Other Word Space activities include stream of consciousness writing classes with Alan Watt.

    More information on the organization's activities can be found at
    Media contact: WJ Carrel

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