Special (ft. Ryan O'Connell)

Special (ft. Ryan O'Connell)

I'm Obsessed With This - April 23, 2019 - 32:37

This week, host Bobby Finger welcomes writer and comedian Halle Kiefer (@hallekiefer) to the studio to talk with writer, creator, and star of the new Netflix original series Special, Ryan O'Connell (@ryanoconn). During our chat Ryan opens up about his writing career, the long process of adapting his 2015 memoir into a series (thanks to some help from his "gay mafia"), the importance of representation and specificity in art, and why TV needs more gay sex. Skip segments you'd like to keep spoiler-free with these handy time codes:Final Destination 5: 5:30 - 7:30Special: 7:30 - 31:45Call 754-CALL-BOB and share your current obsessions, and we may discuss it on a future episode!Once again, it's 754-CALL-BOB.

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