There is no denying that Orange it the New Black was one of the critical darlings of last season. It also helped to solidify Netflix's method of producing original programming, challenge old ways of delivering programming, and demonstrate that the Bechdel test need not be a rare phenomenon in TV.

Season 2 is poised to be upon us in 2 weeks and the binge-watching will commence. As will analysis and discussions about each episode, the entire season, and the characters.

This article over on Policy Mic tells a very personal and real story of one of the writers for the show and offers some small glimpses behind the scenes. It is a good read and will assuredly lead to discussions about sexuality, fluidity, identity, etc.

In fact, Jacob over at does some armchair analysis over on Gawker's Morning After. for the most part that too is a good read.