Posts tagged "piper kerman"

Piper Kerman Of “Orange Is The New Black” Testifies On Prison Reform

In the midst of America’s disgusting white supremacist prison system, women currently make up the fastest growing prison population. In lieu of that, equally loved and criticized Orange is The

Bronwyn Isaac | August 6, 2015 - 4:30 pm

“Orange Is The New Black” Author Talks Employment Barriers For Former Prisoners

When former convicts are released from prison, one of the biggest barriers they face is securing employment. A job is so important for re-entry into mainstream society, but most employers…

Claire Hannum | December 4, 2014 - 11:20 am

What A Relief: The Real Larry From “Orange Is The New Black” Is Not Such A Schmuck

It’s strange that my own story has now been told in my wife’s memoir and, in a way, by the Netflix adaptation of it, yielding such delights in my inbox…

Jessica Wakeman | July 23, 2014 - 10:00 am

Meet Catherine Wolters, The Real-Life Alex Vause From “Orange Is The New Black”

If you read Piper Kerman’s memoir Orange Is The New Black or binge-watched the Netflix adaptation (and who hasn’t done that?), chances are you have wondered about the real-life woman…

Jessica Wakeman | April 15, 2014 - 5:00 pm

The Soapbox: Piper On “Orange Is The New Black” Is The Poster Girl For Privilege

It’s safe to say that Netflix’s latest original series, “Orange is the New Black,” is nothing short of binge-worthy. I devoured the entire first season in under 96 hours (seriously).

Lauren Rankin | August 6, 2013 - 1:00 pm

6 Reasons You Should Drop Everything And Watch “Orange Is The New Black”

I’ve been willfully chained to my television for the past week, tearing through episodes of Jenji Kohan’s latest, “Orange Is The New Black” — and I highly recommend you do…

Megan Reynolds | July 25, 2013 - 10:00 am

Frisky Q&A: Piper Kerman Talks About Doing Time Behind Bars

In February 2004, Piper Kerman arrived at the women’s prison in Danbury, Conn., to serve a yearlong sentence for a drug-related crime she’d committed 10 years before.


Catherine Strawn | April 6, 2010 - 3:30 pm