FELON PROFILE: George “Pornstache” Mendez [Season 3 Update & Season 4 Predictions]

Pornstache in PrisonGeorge Mendez (portrayed by Pablo Schreiber), also known as “Pornstache,” was a correctional officer at Litchfield Penitentiary in season one until he was suspended. He later returned in season two, but only for a short while. He looks a “D-List Burt Reynolds, but more rapey,” according to Brook Soso, and his appearance is very telling of his personality. He is misogynistic, the alpha male of the bunch, and a “sadistic fuck” (according to C.O. Wanda Bell). While the prison administration is corrupt in a variety of ways, Mendez is the only guard portrayed as reaping sexual favors in exchange for the drugs he smuggles into prison. He is also the only C.O. That feels invincible.

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Happy Birthday, Pablo Schreiber!

PSchreiberHappy Birthday, Pablo Schreiber (George ‘Pornstache’ Mendez)!

April 26, 1978.

Pablo turns 38 today.

 

Gold Derby: Pablo Schreiber Talks What It’s Like to Play Such a Dark Character

Pablo Schreiber (Pornstache) Reveals Why He’s Mustache-less in Season 3

“I was very nervous to do that scene because, to me, the mustache was so important to who he was and I didn’t want to take away his main feature, so I needed some convincing,” Schreiber told Business Insider. Lauren Morelli, Orange staff writer, explained to him that “we’re never going to see Pornstache lower than this.”

This exchange seems to suggest that Pornstache will remain involved in future seasons, despite the fact that he is behind bars.

Cultural Commentary in 307: “Tongue-Tied”

Episode 7 is, frankly, all over the place with all of the themes that are touched upon, from prison safety to American media’s obsession with sexual objectification. This treatment will provide a brief overview of each.

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Click here to read the full article on Literary Litchfield.

Did You Know? Caputo Calling Bennett and Pornstache “Guttenberg and Selleck” Is a Reference to ‘3 Men and a Baby’ (1987)

Nick Sandow (L) and Matt McGorry (R) in a scene from NetflixÕs ÒOrange is the New BlackÓ Season 2. Photo credit: JoJo Whilden for Netflix.

Nick Sandow (L) and Matt McGorry (R) in a scene from Netflix’s Orange is the New Black Season 2. Photo credit: JoJo Whilden for Netflix.

4 Emmy Nominations for OITNB!

Uzo Aduba and Cat Deeley announced the 2015 Emmy Nominations this morning (Friday, July 16, 2015) and Orange received four nominations in the following categories:

Outstanding Drama Series

Outsanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series – Uzo Aduba

Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series – Pablo Schreiber

Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series

The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards will be aired Sunday, September 20, 2015 on FOX.

Click here for the full list of nominations.

#OrangeCon to Be Held at Skylight Clarkson Square in SoHo

Variety reported today that OrangeCon will be held at Skylight Clarkson SQ in SoHo.

Cast members confirmed to be in attendance:

  • Taylor Schilling
  • Laura Prepon
  • Uzo Aduba
  • Laverne Cox
  • Natasha Lyonne
  • Danielle Brooks
  • Taryn Manning
  • Samira Wiley
  • Dascha Polanco
  • Selenis Leyva
  • Yael Stone
  • Michael Harney
  • Nick Sandow
  • Adrienne Moore

The video released today followed this listing with “and so many more!”, so there’s hope for our other favorites like Kate Mulgrew (Red), Barbara Rosenblat (Miss Rosa), Jackie Cruz (Flaca), Pablo Schreiber (Pornstache) and Lauren Lapkus (Susan Fischer), as well as the new kids on the block like Ruby Rose (Stella Carlin) and Lori Petty (Lolly).

Happy Birthday, Pablo Schreiber!

PSHappy Birthday, Pablo Schreiber (George ‘Pornstache’ Mendez)!

April 26, 1978.

Pablo turns 37 today.

 

Mary Streenburgen to Play Pornstache’s Mother

Mary Streenburgen Pornstaches Mom

Mary Streenburgen (Step BrothersThe Proposal) is reported to be playing George “Pornstache” Mendez’s mother this season. Although Pornstache will be spending his time behind bars for supposedly taking advantage of Daya Diaz (Dascha Polanco), somehow his story will be developed, we can assume, through Streenburgen’s involvement.