Last year Netflix hiked up its subscription rates for new members but, in a merciful gesture, allowed existing customers to continue paying the same prices. But come May 2016, that Buffy the Vampire Slayer binge will cost you an extra two dollars per month whether you’re a longtime addict—err, I mean subscriber—or a…
When Diane Guerrero, star of Orange Is the New Black and Jane the Virgin, was 14, she returned home to find her house vacant. Her parents and brother, she soon learned, had been deported to Colombia. Now the Colombian actress advocates fiercely for an end to undocumented immigrant deportation.
Netflix’s hero series Orange Is the New Black, a show that doesn’t just revolve around white people, will continue for at least three more seasons. Can Piper please not be in one of them?
Garden rose of our hearts Uzo Aduba continues to dazzle with the power of her screen presence while simultaneously charming us all to death. At last night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards she won the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series — and who was there to escort her? Her high school…
Much of television is written by people who grew up, or at least who have lived the majority of their lives, in a big city—often New York or Los Angeles. For that reason, characters who are culturally not from one of those places are at risk of getting written in broad strokes, becoming caricatures of whatever culture…
Taystee, Suzanne, Boo, and all your other Orange Is the New Black favorites have arrived to deliver their own Litchfield version of ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas—which naturally includes looting, vibrating screwdrivers, and prison riots.
For several years now, we have been in the throes of an era critics like to refer to as a “TV renaissance.” This ostensibly means that since the success of The Sopranos and The Wire, writers, directors and producers have been challenging themselves to make better, more literary and long-lasting series, built upon…
Actress Dascha Polanco, made famous by her role as Dayanara Diaz on Orange Is the New Black, now faces actual charges for allegedly punching a teenage girl in July.
In today’s Tweet Beat, a peak into Orange Is the New Black, Zooey Deschanel brainstorms Halloween costumes and did you know what Wiz Khalifa smokes weed?
The world loves Ruby Rose a little bit less now after the Orange Is the New Black actress posted this photo of herself with domestic abuser Floyd Mayweather on Instagram with the caption “the champ!!!”
The latest season of Orange Is the New Black brought newcomer Ruby Rose, an Australian actress and the Internet’s latest “girl crush.” Though Rose describes herself as gender fluid and chooses to use female pronouns, she had considered transitioning when she was younger. She even started saving for gender reassignment…
It’s a well recognized point that one of the best—if not the best—part of Orange Is the New Black is the slow reveal of the characters’ backstories, particularly the stories of minor characters who existed solely on the periphery of the series’ early episodes.
Orange Is the New Black hottie Ruby Rose met her doppelgänger Justin Bieber in real life over the weekend. As could have been expected, planets exploded, their numerous questionable tattoos melded together and many a teen girl were probably left confused.
We’re clear on which Orange Is the New Black characters we’d hang with IRL: Poussey, Taystee and Nicky are unequivocally at the top. But who’s worth risking 25 to life on a crime spree?
You’re done binge-watching Orange is the New Black Season Three, right? Right.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Natasha Lyonne knows exactly what you’re up to, Julia Louis-Dreyfus nails the pose and North West stunts.
You might know comedian Lauren Lapkus from Orange Is the New Black, Comedy Bang Bang, or her various other TV appearances or you might not know Lauren Lapkus at all. If it’s the latter, well, hold onto your butts because Lapkus—with supporting roles in Jurassic World and the new TBS sitcom Clipped—is about to be…
Perhaps you’ve noticed that a magical bird of the internet dropped Season Three of Orange is the New Black a little early Thursday night, and perhaps you have already watched the entirety of the series. (If so: go to bed.)
We want to believe our most intimate friendships are inevitable. A bond so essential couldn’t be tethered to circumstance, could it? In a different context, surely our best friends would share with us the same vital companionship; in a different kind of muck, among different haters, we’d stumble onto common ground.