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Laura Gómez Dishes on Orange is the New Black Season 4 … and her Character’s Eyebrows

A new season of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black premieres June 17, and to get Season 4 deets, we checked in with actress Laura Gómez, who plays inmate Blanca Flores. “There’s going to be so much talk about this season,” the actress shares. “It’s really special.” We chatted about what’s new for Litchfield, the dish on Blanca and we got the lowdown on her character’s signature look. Channel Guide Magazine: Laura, is this the season we’re finally going to get Blanca’s backstory? Laura Gómez: You know there’s a real season where we’re definitely going to see more of Blanca. […]

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Orange is the New Black recap Season 2 episode 8-9

As the season revs up for the finale, the next three episodes throw big secrets into the light. From infidelity to prison contraband, no hidden truth is safe. Is the prison ready for the fallout? Episode 8: Appropriately Sized Pots (AKA The Guards Get Tough) Facing pressure from Fig on rule enforcement and stopping contraband, Caputo installs a shot quota for the guards. Controlling contraband won’t be easy, though, considering an all-out war is raging between Vee and Red for inmates’ allegiance. Vee is running cigarettes through the custodial team and making bank on the outside by charging stamps while […]

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‘Orange is the New Black’ Season 2 recap episodes 5-7

Still bingeing away at Orange is the New Black Season 2 and I am loving every minute of it. The individual stories we love are all there and the show’s increasing focus on characters who are not Piper (Taylor Schilling) is alright by me. I have nothing against Piper, but the fresh perspectives have been great and the increasing focus on life in the system — rather than life passing through it — gives the show an entirely new feeling. As we coast into the middle of the season, tension between the ever-polarizing groups grows and, like the housing market […]

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‘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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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 […]