Ryan O’Connell on Subverting the Norms With Bite-Sized Queer Content

June 19, 2019

Created by and starring Ryan O’Connell (author and TV writer for the Will & Grace revival), Special tells the story of Ryan, a gay man with cerebral palsy stepping out from the protection of his helicopter mom to create a world of his own, which means moving out, making new friends and finding romance. While not directly based on his memoir, I’m Special: And Other Lies We Tell Ourselves, O’Connell’s real-life experiences as a disabled man serve as a jumping off point for the series. 

Tags

Recent News

Meet the Talented Robbins Twins of Two Sentence Horror Stories Season 3
August 7, 2021

Meet the Talented Robbins Twins of Two Sentence Horror Stories Season 3

Joyce and Jacqueline Robbins, known as the Robbins twins, have been acting professionally for more than 40 years. At 71, they seem to have hit their stride.  Best known for their roles as the White-Faced Women in the Netflix show A Series of Unfortunate Events, this summer their work has included an episode of CW’s Two Sentence Horror […]

Featured on CBC News