| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The women in this summer's lauded Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black" are as colorful as the orange jumpsuits worn by the inmates of Litchfield Prison where the show is set.
Though they live within the confines of the same barbed wire fence, the...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Piper Kerman was a comfortably settled member of the Manhattan creative class on the day in 1998 when two police officers knocked on her door, telling her she’d been indicted for her brief but fateful involvement in a drug-trafficking operation...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:11 PM
"This isn't 'Oz'," a prison counselor says to Piper Chapman (played by Taylor Schilling) early in the first episode of "Orange Is the New Black."
The words are meant to reassure the heroine of Netflix's latest original series, a blond yuppie serving...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 3:54 PM
It was sometime around the 30-minute mark of episode 11 of the new Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black” that I suddenly felt that going to a women’s prison might not be so bad. Even life-affirming.
I was in the process...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 1:35 PM
As the fourth series in Netflix's attempt to change television and the world as we know it, "Orange Is the New Black" may feel a bit like the last bridesmaid, trailing in the petal-strewn wake of "House of Cards" and "Arrested Development." But as any...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Looks like orange will be in season for a while. Netflix has renewed its yet-to-debut prison dramedy "Orange Is the New Black" for a second season.
Hey, we thought that was Starz's modus operandi!
The 13-episode series, which comes from "Weeds"...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 12:58 PM
There's something to be said about being a walking billboard.
Jenji Kohan, best known for being the creator of Showtime's "Weeds," fully embraces the task. Her nails — hands and toes — are coated in an orange hue. Her short hair is dizzied...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Piper Kerman got out of prison in 2005. After that, friends would ask her out to lunch. The lunches would go on and on, as friends would ask "And then what happened? ... And then what happened?"
"Everyone I knew wanted to hear about the experience in as...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:30 AM