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 11 "The Fiberboard Ceiling" allows me to discuss holes in fences, mental health meds, and Big Boo's ethical limits. 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 5 Episode 7 "Full Bush, Half Snickers" lets me talk about Red's character transformation, Suzanne's problems, and Harry Potter. 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 E 10 "Little Mustachioed Shit" allows me to discuss solitary confinement, bunk privileges, and if consent is possible in prison. Enjoy!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
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
Orange is the New Black is coming back for Season 5 in June, but not until after I do a deep-dive into the first four seasons.
This post will hopefully add some important context to OITNB S1 E 1 "I Wasn't Ready"