PIPER KERMAN, author of Orange is the New Black, offers tips for life in and out of jail

Piper Kerman's memoir Orange is the New Black inspired the Netflix series of the same name. Her best selling book chronicles her time doing time, and sheds light how the prison system fails to provide rehabilitation to inmates who can and want to do better. It's her first book and its popularity led her to a dream job, consulting on the critically acclaimed television series. She also speaks around the country on prison reform. www.piperkerman.com

This episode of Employee of the Month was taped live. Our next live taping is at 9:30 pm, March 5th, 2014 at Joe's Pub. www.joespub.com