Ryan O'Connell on Netflix's 'Special' and the importance of his sex scene: 'Gay sex is a TED Talk'
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Netflix’s Special is a first for the streaming service, in terms of both its runtime and its star.

The new comedy consists of eight 15-minute episodes inspired by the life of creator and lead actor Ryan O’Connell, 31, an openly gay man with cerebral palsy. This wasn’t how he initially envisioned his big acting debut, though. “I come from half-hour,” he tells EW, referring to his background writing network and cable TV shows. “I think in a lot of ways it made me a better writer because I really...

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