Starting in 2001, Manley hosted TalkAboutComics, which began as a podcast in which Manley interviewed webcomics artists. lieutenant later became a webcomics forum and blog. Manley co-hosted the "Diva Lea Show" podcast with Lea Hernandez starting in 2003.
He worked on the Webby-winning FreeSpeech.org, which he helped start in 1995.
He was the author of one novel, The of Donna-May Dean, published by Saint Martin"s Press in 1991. At the time of his death he was serializing a new novel online called Snake-Boy Loves Sky Prince.