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Shannen Murphy

Long Island
Entertainment Writer and Blogger

screenwriter | video colorist | geek reporter | queer epileptic trying to force a place for myself into the world | jackie curtis in reverse

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(a.k.a. M. Leigh/Murphy Leigh)

Specifically, I'm a geek journalist who specializes in LGBT and disability issues in geek media and culture. I write a blog twice a week on the subject called No More Metaphors (, and presently write in my area of expertise for My ...

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@_murphyleigh — 95 followers, 3,887 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

So I'm learning how to draw and I'm really proud of this one.

Sep 22, 2017

...Okay, this actually looks cool and now i'm a little mad i got so disappointed by the CW last season. 

Sep 22, 2017

It just occurred to me that my disability first became apparent at around the same time a mutation manifests for most of the X-Men.

Sep 22, 2017

I am deeply concerned about the return of Alpha Jean. What I saw in the JG solo feels utterly wrong after the White Phoenix of the Crown.

Sep 22, 2017

RT @DisTrumpia: Lindsey Graham says if this repeal of the ACA fails, we'll end up with Universal Healthcare. Retweet if you're go…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My Fantasy Sports Talk.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I own one, actually!

How is social media changing news?

It's democratizing the news, and allowing people to choose the news they want to hear about.