I have a zany side, as well as a history of dabbling in acting.
NBC News Now appearances:
Interview With Dr. Anthony Fauci
Dr. Fauci and I spoke on the 40th anniversary of the first CDC report on what would become known as AIDS (published June 5, 1981). We discussed how HIV prepared the medical, scientific and public health sectors to fight Covid-19, and how Covid-19 in turn affected the U.S. HIV epidemic.
Kenya's Masai Mara Nature Reserve
In June 2019, visited this truly awesome reserve in southwestern Kenya, which shares wild animal ranges with grasslands extending into Tanzania. The area was made famous by Out of Africa.
A thrilling highlight reel I edited of characters howling "GET OUT!"
It Gets Better: Ben & Jamie from NYC (2010)
Our video, focusing on the power of friendship and laughter, went viral and hit just under 100,000 views.
Michelangelo Signorile of Sirius Satellite Radio Interviews Benjamin Ryan about pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
Focusing on a large cohort of gay and bisexual men taking PrEP in San Francisco, none of whom have contracted HIV. (9/4/15)
Sally Ryan, 1944-1999: A life on Super 8
A tribute to my mother that I edited.
Oprah Winfrey Network launch promo
I'm at 0:20.
Papa John's spot
My hands are the ones with the blue cuffs.
Almost Live!: "Balloon Boy"
1995 foray into TV on Seattle sketch comedy show.