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How Jay Z and an ‘Orange Is The New Black’ actor brought Kalief Browder’s story to the screen A new documentary series reveals the rot and ruin running through NYC’s Rikers Island jail

If you’re familiar with Nick Sandow’s work, you probably know him as Joe Caputo, the bumbling, put-upon, overworked and oft-reviled prison warden of Orange is the New Black’s Litchfield prison. Inspired in part by his work on OITNB, Sandow is an executive producer of Time: The Kalief Browder Story, Spike’s new six-part documentary series from […]

At the Washington Press Club Foundation dinner, a thin line between edgy and tasteless CBC chair, sole black Republican senator both tell Kellyanne Conway jokes

There is a thin line between edgy and tasteless, between deprecating and demeaning, and ultimately between funny and not. The trick for anybody trying to tell jokes at one of Washington, D.C.’s, many fund-raising galas is to come as close to the line as possible without stepping out-of-bounds. When the speakers are the chairman of […]