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Shannen Murphy

Long Island
Entertainment Writer and Blogger

screenwriter | video colorist | geek reporter | queer epileptic | 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 — 105 followers, 5,388 tweets

RT @rustypolished: Infinity War where everything's the same except Bucky is wearing this shirt the whole time
RT @LastWeekTonight: You can find all the information about how to purchase the better of Marlon Bundo’s two upcoming books (for a good…
@thousandmen1 @YoungGawhd Psst, buddy. My dude. Guy. It’s a joke. It’s about making us queers feel good in a world that wants us dead. We don’t actually hate the straights. It’s just fun to be different and revel in it now and then, y’know? Like, it’s not that deep.
RT @conosaurusapp: Hey! Conosaurus is a database of comic cons and zine fests, built with creators in mind! Check us out at…
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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.