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Jason Biggs talks 'Orange is the New Black' with real-life Larry

Larry gets a bad rap on Orange is the New Black. He’s annoying, fans say, the worst. True, Larry isn’t the most likable—he used Piper going to prison to get ahead in his work, he is incredibly self-absorbed, and, oh yeah, he had an affair with Piper’s best friend. Oof. 

Though Jason Biggs’ portrayal doesn’t exactly always inspire sympathy, the real Larry—a writer named Larry Smith, who in real life is married to Orange Is the New Black author Piper Kerman—doesn’t seem to have hard feelings: The two recently got together for an interview in which Smith claimed he didn’t fart in bed with Piper (yeah, okay, Larry) and Biggs revealed what scenes make him uncomfortable, and how he prepares for them (hint: he doesn’t). Highlights from their chat:

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'Orange Is the New Black': Finish season 2? Talk craziest moments (and that ending) here

[Spoilers for all of season 2 of Orange Is the New Black]

Finish your binge?

Now that you’ve gotten through the whole second season at Litchfield, we want to hear what you thought the craziest moment was. (Refresh yourself with EW’s recaps of all the episodes.) Will Vee continue to haunt your nightmares? Did Pornstache’s return make you gasp with fear — or glee? Who else teared up when we first saw Red’s injuries in the hospital?

Vote on the most shocking moment in the back half of the season below — and let us know what you thought of that OMG finale (#RosaForever). READ FULL STORY

'Orange Is the New Black' costume designer Jennifer Rogien on styling Litchfield Prison

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Most of the time spent on screen in Orange Is the New Black is in uniform, in orange (or khaki) as the title suggests. Inmates look alike. Guards look alike. There’s little variety. Why, then, would the show need a costume designer?

It’s a question that Jennifer Rogien, costume designer of the Netflix hit, often faces. She sees merit in the query, telling Entertainment Weekly how seemingly ridiculous her position could be construed on a very simplistic level. But, within this community of orange, Rogien says, “There is a whole world of tiny details to worry about.” READ FULL STORY

'Orange Is the New Black': What if Uzo Aduba played every part? -- VIDEO

Tatiana Maslany isn’t the only actor who’s prepared to take on multiple roles in a television show. She’s also not the only actor who knows how to rock a wig (or five).

In a new Funny or Die video, Orange Is the New Black‘s Uzo Aduba “auditions” for various other roles on the show, including Piper, Red, Taystee, and more. There’s stretching, singing, and even a Lil’ Wayne impression of sorts. They might’ve wanted her to read for the part of Crazy Eyes, but it’s obvious Aduba could’ve taken on a number of characters.

Watch the video below: READ FULL STORY

'Orange Is the New Black': Watched the first half of season 2? Talk craziest moments here!

[Spoilers through season 2, episode 7 of Orange is the New Black]

Were you binge-watching this weekend?

Assuming you’ve come up for air since season 2 of Orange Is the New Black was released Friday on Netflix, we want to hear what you thought was the most surprising moment of the first half of the new episodes. (So for this post, no spoiling anything past episode 7.)

As Hillary Busis noted in her recaps of the second season, we’re getting even deeper into the backstories of these characters — particularly ones who were on the backburner for the first season, like Miss Rosa. What gave you the biggest OMG moment? Was it Piper’s airplane ride? Red and Vee’s deep history with each other? The fact that Lorna Morello is actually an attempted murderess? (It’s totally that one, right?)

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'Orange Is the New Black' meets 'Arrested Development' in new promo -- VIDEO

Netflix, marry me.

The streaming service put out a promo for Orange Is the New Black on Wednesday in the style of Arrested Development‘s memorable opening credits — the Bluths are swapped with “wealthy girl” Piper Chapman; the women of Litchfield stand in for Michael Bluth; Ron Howard’s narration is as smooth as ever. In a word, it’s perfect.

Orange Is the New Black‘s second season premieres June 6 on Netflix. Watch the promo below: READ FULL STORY

Yael Stone of 'Orange Is the New Black' has a thing for Papa Ingalls, does a mean Sinead -- VIDEO

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“Can we talk about how terrifying the words ‘personality test’ are?” asked actress Yael Stone — whom you may know best as red-lipped, self-deluded Lorna Morello on Netflix’s Orange Is the New Black — right before sitting down to take EW’s very own pop culture-slanted quiz.

Luckily, the bubbly Aussie passed our “test” with flying colors — waxing rhapsodic about the torch she still carries for Michael Landon’s character on Little House on the Prairie, singing Lauryn Hill songs from the very depths of her soul, and the sci-fi touchstone she saw way too young. (A guy with a melting face is involved.) Before the references started flying, she also opened up a bit about her character’s quirky manner of speaking, which is sort of like a 1940s moll by way of Bora Bora Bora: “It’s like a Long Island sound with some Boston vowels in there, with the ‘ahh’ stuff,” Stone explains. “I wouldn’t like to say that I’m really wonderful, like, that’s my thing — but I really like accents, and I like learning about people’s accents.” READ FULL STORY

Laverne Cox is 'Time' cover star, talks transgender movement

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Orange is the new black, and Laverne Cox is the new face of a movement.

The actress — best known as Sophia on Netflix’s hit prison dramedy — is on the cover of the latest issue of Time, accompanied by the cover line “The Transgender Tipping Point.”

While the full cover story — which “examines the radical rise in awareness of transgender Americans and how this movement is reshaping our definitions of gender” — isn’t yet online, Time has an extended Q&A up on their website, in which writer Katy Steinmetz talks with Cox. (The cover and interview come a month after Time made waves by not including Cox in its annual list of the world’s most influential people, despite overwhelming online support for her.) READ FULL STORY

'Orange in the New Black' star Laverne Cox's omission from Time 100 angers fans

When you’re picking the year’s 100 Most Influential People, surely someone isn’t going to be happy with the final list.

In this case, outraged fans have zeroed in on Time omitting Laverne Cox, the transgender icon who stars on Orange is the New Black. In an earlier fan-voted poll on Time‘s site, 91.5% of respondents said Cox should be included on the magazine’s final list. The public polls don’t directly affect the list’s results — Time editors simply consider them before making final decisions. Still, many readers were surprised to see someone with such a groundswell of support not be named to the list.

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This week's cover: 'Orange Is the New Black' scores a big (prison) break

The ladies of Litchfield are back — and they’re ready for you to binge! After the first season of Netflix’s prison dramedy Orange Is the New Black premiered last July and became the network’s most-viewed original series debut, audiences clamored for more from the fascinating women of different shapes, sizes, races, socioeconomic classes, and sexualities who shared just one thing: They’re all behind bars.

In this week’s Entertainment Weekly, Jessica Shaw goes deep into the trenches on the show’s Queens, New York, set to get the lowdown from the inmates themselves. Series creator Jenji Kohan promises there are plenty of juicy stories to come in the second season, which picks up a few weeks after the bloody beatdown that lands Piper (Taylor Schilling) in solitary. “We had a theme for season 2. A little darker, a little more fractured. We wanted to explore the groups one at a time,” says Kohan. “It was getting a little summer-campy, and we wanted to address the realities that this is prison.” READ FULL STORY

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