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Why Is 'Orange Is the New Black' So Popular?

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 06.15.2015 | Women
Marcia Reynolds

After watching three episodes of Orange is the New Black, season 3, I find that it is not as terrifying or funny as the previous episodes, and I am grateful. The series continues to humanize the women, sharing their stories, their challenges, and how even when there a moments of hope and light, the reality of the downward spiral comes back to haunt them.

My City of Spirits: Bruce Springsteen Jams With Dr. John at Jazz Fest

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

It was supposed to be a two and a half hour festival set, and Springsteen went overtime. It was cathartic but I wouldn't call it closure. Post-Katrina, I wouldn't call anything closure. But listening to Springsteen, Dr. John, all the legends; they seem to be sending signals about where we all meet up in the end.

Dr. John: Locked Down and Released

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 02.10.2013 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Though the Trident tapes were never released, the sound also worked its way into some early Rolling Stones albums, because if Adam Levine moves like Jagger, then Mick Jagger moves like Dr. John.