Drama

‘Orange is the New Black’ Season 2 recap episodes 2-4

Things heat up quickly between inmates in the first four episodes after the season premiere of Orange is the New Black, Season 2. • Read the Orange is the New Black Season 2 premiere recap here Once we return to the prison, the new season’s themes and plotlines quickly become apparent and it is clear that the writers are pulling away from Piper (our blonde-haired, blue-eyed heroine) and are putting the focus on a wider range of the cast. So far, the shift has kept the show feeling fresh and given the audience a new appreciation for old, familiar characters. […]

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Drama

Orange is the New Black Season 2 episode 1 recap

Unsurprisingly, Orange is the New Black is kicking off its second season with a bang. Literally. When the Regina Spektor theme starts up and I heard the synthesized slamming of cell doors, it felt like coming home — if home is a women’s prison. Then, like our lead heroine Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling), I was thrust — scared and uncomfortable — out of our first season setting and into a strange, new world. So begins the journey into the second season of Netflix’s smash hit. The opening scene of Chapman being dragged out of her cell in the middle of […]

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Lifestyle

Ladies of London recap episode 1: O Polo Mio!

Bravo has introduced another timeless show in their long lineup of wives-with-too-much-money series. This time featuring the British upper class, Ladies of London gives its viewers a look inside the lives of London’s richest and most bored members of high society. Filled with “posh” accents and tea, the pilot episode has done what it was intended to do and thoroughly reminded its viewers that people with money are ridiculous. Nearly 30 of the pilot’s 43 minutes was taken up by introducing each “character” individually. If you missed it, here’s the run-down: 1. Stylish and snobbish, Caroline is a posh society […]