Orange is the New Black

7.31.19

The Times Changed, But 'Orange Is the New Black' Didn't

The show's attempts to make prison life entertaining undermine its mission of exposing harsh realities of incarceration.

7.19.19

Netflix Originals Are More Mediocre Than Ever

Netflix is losing the "The Office" and "Friends," but it's counting on "Netflix Originals." Those aren't as good as they used to be.

8.23.18

Brujeria's Gory Debut Inspired a Generation of Latinx Metalheads

25 years later, Latinx band members past and present look back on 'Matando Güeros,' the group’s unflinching 1993 Satanic narco-grind LP.

8.28.17

Netflix Released 'Arrested Development' and 'BoJack Horseman' Weed Strains

But all of Netflix's strains were sold for a limited time over the weekend, so you'll have to find a superfan in LA if you want to smoke "Banana Stand Kush" or "Prickly Muffin."

7.26.17

Stop Caring So Goddamn Much About Spoilers

Our obsession with spoiler warnings actually prevents us from having meaningful and necessary conversations about art.

6.22.17

Resistance Is the Hottest Trend on TV Right Now

'The Handmaid's Tale' and 'Orange Is the New Black' both ask: "Who survives a revolution?"

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6.14.17

There Should Be More TV Crossovers

The world is burning, let my favourite characters roam free!

12.9.16

Orange Soaked Silkscreens Trace Black History in America

LA artist Knowledge Bennett explores African diaspora through newspapers and magazines in his Orange is the New Black exhibition.

11.18.16

Why Are Lesbians On TV Always Killed Off?

Lesbians on screen are rare, so maybe we should let the ones that do exist live their lives.

7.7.16

We Talked to 'OITNB' Star Samira Wiley About Orlando and the Black Lives Matter Movement

The series star gets emotional about pride in the wake of Orlando and this season of Orange Is the New Black.

1.7.16

How to Make Life Better for LGBT People in 2016

Take up more space, care for each other, and keep breaking through to the people who need it most.

7.1.15

Will Someone Please, for the Love of God, Kill Piper on 'Orange Is the New Black'?

Piper has slowly become the most unlikable element of a generally charming, fun show. She's got to go.

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