Happy Birthday, Taryn Manning!

imageHappy Birthday, Taryn Manning (Tiffany ‘Pennsatucky’ Doggett)!

November 6, 1978.

Taryn turns 38 today.

Happy Birthday, Taylor Schilling!


Happy Birthday, Taylor Schilling (Piper Chapman)!

July 27, 1984.

Taylor turns 32 today.

Piper Kerman Thinks OITNB Pop-Up Cafeteria Is “Repulsive”

When Piper Kerman, author of the memoir that launched a thousand ships and inspiration for Piper Chapman, discovered that Netflix was hosting a pop-up cafeteria in Singapore that was going to serve slop Litchfield-style, she was disgusted.

She felt that the event was making light of the harsh realities faced in United States prisons.

Regardless of what she felt and the political statement that Netflix was making, the fans ATE. IT. UP.

Check out the pictures from the event below!

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Looking to Fill Your Time until Season 4? Check out These Books by OITNB Cast Members!

From Laura Prepon (Alex Vause)’s The Stash Plan to Barbara Rosenblat (Miss Rosa)’s memoir on how to start a career in voicing audiobooks, there’s something for everyone on this list of books by Orange cast members and involving the show and United States prison system.

Click here to view the Literary Litchfield bookshelf!

Happy Birthday, Lea DeLaria!


Happy Birthday, Lea DeLaria (Carrie “Big Boo” Black)!

May 23, 1958.

Lea turns 58 today.

Piper Kerman Speaks on a Panel for Illegally Incarcerated Women [February 29, 2016]

FELON PROFILE: Piper Chapman [Season 3]


Piper Chapman (born June 7), also known as “Dandelion” (Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren), “College” (Pennsatucky), “Brain” (Tricia Miller), “Yuppie” (Red), “Bambi” (Alex), “Lindsay Lohan,” and “First Class,” was initially our protagonist. Since season one, she has receded to receive the same amount of screen time as the other inmates. Immediately upon entry, Nicky Nichols makes fun of her for “studying” for prison; shortly after she accidentally insults the Red, which leads to nearly a week of starvation.

Click here to read the whole profile.

Bagged Food Is a Bag of Crap – The Prison Industrial Complex in 308: “Fear, and Other Smells”

Red may have regained the kitchen, but she has lost her right to carefully prepare what her fellow inmates eat. Danny Pearson and the new overlords of Litchfield have implemented the meal program that exists in most other prisons all around the country. While Red may have more time on her hands, the food creates more problems than it quells. As if some sick and twisted cosmic joke, Wanda Bell, over the PA system, announces to the women that the typical meal is 1,500 calories and that the women should “beware of overeating.” Most, if not all, women have difficulty stomaching their new regulated cuisine; however, those who have discovered the perks of the Ramen noodle flavor packets or the loophole of the kosher meal are still doing just fine.


To read the full treatment on Literary Litchfield, click here.

ANSWER: Which relationship does Piper Kerman think would spice up the series?

Piper Big Boo

A. Piper and Big Boo

B. Piper and Morello

C. Piper and Stella

D. Piper and Poussey

Piper Kerman told People that she believes a relationship between her on-screen double and Big Boo “would be hot.”

Trivia: Which relationship does Piper Kerman think would spice up the series?


A. Piper and Big Boo

B. Piper and Morello

C. Piper and Stella

D. Piper and Poussey

The answer will be revealed tomorrow.