Trust us, you have not seen anyone like Ryan O’Connell on TV before. The star and writer-creator of Netflix’s Special is a gay man with cerebral palsy, who, after getting hit by a car at the age of 20, decided to “rewrite” his identity and spent years pretending that he wasn’t disabled because friends and colleagues assumed his limp was the result of the accident. He finally confronted the truth in his 2015 memoir I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves, a book that caught the attention of Jim Parsons and led to his big break.
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Netflix’s first 15-minute series, Special, pulled in four Emmy nominations in the short-form categories.
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In Two Sentence Horror Stories, writers attempt to craft spine-tingling tales in only two sentences.
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