Orange is the New Black

orange-is-the-new-blackPiper Chapman is sentenced to 15 months in a woman’s prison for a crime she committed over a decade ago. As she muddles through life behind bars, we get to watch. I heard this was a great series, but having been scarred by scenes inĀ Oz, I put off watching it. Now, I’m addicted. It’s on Netflix. I often take a little 15 minute break from work to catch up on an episode. More like a reality show where women of all different backgrounds are thrust together, you will laugh, and keep coming back for more. The backstories of the characters add a real human element, and you will find some touching. I wouldn’t watch with your children. I watch with earbuds. The language and sex (mostly women on women obviously) may be a little gratuitous, but hey, that’s life in prison I guess.


Should you watch? Yes. Thumbs up.

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Author: Karen Latimer

Dr. Latimer is a Family Physician and Wellness Coach. She helps clients with parenting issues, the challenges of college and young adulthood and issues related to health and habits. Email her at to learn more. She is the author of the Audible Original, Take Back the House -- Raising Happy Parents.