Orange Is the New Black Season 5 Episode 13 "Storm-y Weather" brings an end to Season Five and allows me to talk about justice and about law and about why prisoners, correctional officers, and even wardens matter. Enjoy!Read More
Orange Is the New Black Season 5 Episode 12 "Tattoo You" allows me to discuss prison hiring, the logic of the riot, and the importance of centering the series on prisoner's humanity. Enjoy!Read More
Orange Is the New Black Season 5 Episode 9 "The Tightening" allows me to talk about objectification of inmates for entertainment, meaningful activism, and questionable riot logic. Enjoy!Read More
Orange Is the New Black Season Five Episode Eight allows me to talk about philosophy, a silly plan by Red, and about the riot turning good people bad.Read More
Orange Is the New Black Season 5 Episode 6 "Flaming Cheetos, Literally" allows me to discuss "Law and Order," prosecutorial misconduct, and a plea to all to join the fight for criminal justice reform. Enjoy!Read More
Orange Is the New Black S5 E3 "Pissters" offers me the opportunity to discuss riot demands, CO Bayley's dilemma, and The Year Without Santa Claus. Enjoy!Read More
Orange Is the New Black Season 5 Episode 1 "Riot FOMO" allows me to talk about why violence happens, the structural basis of prison violence, and why Caputo isn't really a nice guy. Enjoy!Read More
Orange is the New Black S2 E11 "Take A Break From Your Values" (Netflix) allows me to discuss opacity from prison administrators, the premature disclosure of prison destinations, and the necessary suppression of feelings. Enjoy!Read More
Orange is the New Black S2 E8 (Netflix) "Appropriately Sized Plots" allows a discussion of phone calls, prison language, and the constant fear of death. Enjoy!Read More
Orange is the New Black S2 E5 "Low Self-Esteem City" (Netflix) opens space for my discussion of Correctional Officer induced-violence, food stamps, and furloughs among many other exciting topics.Read More
Vee is taking over, Morello is leaving her post, and Red is trying to bounce back on my recap of OITNB S2 E4 "A Whole Other Hole." Enjoy!Read More
Orange, Black, or Bleak is the name of my Orange is the New Black recap, Today I am writing about S1 E8 "Moscow Mule" from the perspective of a formerly incarcerated person.
A New Prisoner's Council on Orange is the New Black...What could possibly go wrong?
Enjoy my deep-dive into the OITNB S1 E6 "WAC Pack" from the perspective of a formerly incarcerated person.Read More
RIP William Onyeabor, Bob Odenkirk movie coming to Netflix, and the return of Chavez
Curated music news for 1/19/2017
Have You Heard This (Yet)? Is my version of an "album of the week" feature.
It includes a brand new album and an album I think is worth revisiting.
This week, it is the awesome new SUBROSA album and New Order's Get Ready
Enjoy, Explore, and Share New Music! #ShareNewMusicRead More