VIDEO: “Golden Is The New Black” is OITNB’s Love Child with The Golden Girls

Carmen’s Team Pick:

Sometimes I feel like people are reading my mind when I watch viral videos on the Internet. I mean, how did you know this dog rolling on the ground would make me laugh so hard, dude? But it wasn’t until I saw the cast of Orange is the New Black encapsulated in one-second clips as part of a revised introduction set to the theme song of The Golden Girls that I realized there had been a huge void in my life for too long.

Golden is the New Black is the OITNB spin-off I’m going to wait for for the rest of my life. ‘Til then, you can find me on the lanai.

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Carmen spent six years at Autostraddle, ultimately serving as Straddleverse Director, Feminism Editor and Social Media Co-Director. She is now the Consulting Digital Editor at Ms. and writes regularly for DAME, the Women’s Media Center, the National Women’s History Museum and other prominent feminist platforms; her work has also been published in print and online by outlets like BuzzFeed, Bitch, Bust, CityLab, ElixHER, Feministing, Feminist Formations, GirlBoss, GrokNation, MEL, Mic and SIGNS, and she is a co-founder of Argot Magazine. You can find Carmen on Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr or in the drive-thru line at the nearest In-N-Out.

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