Writer Compares OITNB to ‘Slave Narratives,’ Sort of Has a Point

If you’ve already gorged yourself on Netflix’s new mega-popular original series Orange Is the New Black, you know why the show has been the darling of TV critics for the last several weeks — it offers something a little different from even the well-produced cable drama, a format dominated by Tony Soprano antihero… » 8/18/13 2:30pm 8/18/13 2:30pm

Real-Life Sister Ingalls Even More Awesome Than She Is on OITNB

If you haven’t had the time to binge watch all of Orange Is the New Black yet, I won’t ruin it for you...except for the part about alien space monsters. Didn’t see that coming at all, did you? But seriously — if you haven’t watched the show and don’t want to learn how badass Sister Ingalls, the pacifist nun, or any… » 8/04/13 5:30pm 8/04/13 5:30pm

Jenji Kohan’s New Netflix Show Sounds Like Weeds Redux

Jenji Kohan, the delightful mind behind Nancy Botwin, El Andy, and that animal-loving Mexican cartel enforcer from Seasons 4 and 5 of Weeds, has created a new show for Netflix called Orange Is the New Black, an adaptation of Piper Kerman’s best-selling memoir. Are you excited? Or did the last few seasons of Weeds » 4/30/13 8:35pm 4/30/13 8:35pm