Orange is the New Black
//Features

The Best Television of 2014 | 5 Jan 2015 // 8:20 PM

In 2014, we let Russian spies, biker gangs, Silicon Valley techies, and existentially frustrated detectives into our living rooms. As these 25 picks reveal, we had good reasons for doing so.

//Columns

Can Television Be a Solution to Hollywood's Diversity Problem? | 18 Feb 2015 // 8:30 PM

We are living in the second Golden Age of Television, and not just because the writing is so good: TV is where we can tune in for real diversity.

//Reviews

'Orange is the New Black' Eases Us All Into Prison Life | 11 May 2014 // 8:15 PM

These are women who are rarely given a voice in television, so when a series like Orange is the New Black comes along, it’s striking in its depiction.

'Orange is the New Black' Is Imprisoned Between Comedy and Drama | 10 Jul 2013 // 11:00 PM

As its characters remain thinly rendered types and the situations predictable, Orange is the New Black veers from melodrama to slapstick.

//Blogs

The Many Faces of Female Friendship in 'Orange Is the New Black' | 10 Jul 2014 // 3:00 AM

Because female relationships are rarely depicted well on television, Orange Is the New Black stands out from the norm.

//News

TV discovers prison isn't such a confining setting | 12 Aug 2014 // 5:32 AM

Movies have been going to prison for years, embracing themes of incarceration from “Jailhouse Rock” to “The Shawshank Redemption.” “Chicago” won the best picture Oscar

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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