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What the real leftovers have for lunch

The very first time I met Elizabeth Parkinson, I was naked. As a turkey. In a roaster.

“How long you been there?” she asked over the greasy telephone receiver. 1,055 more words


Letter # 32 Release in sight

September 25th. September 25th. Never has my mind been so consumed with one date. It’s like when I was a kid waiting for Christmas to come. 942 more words

What is it like to be a geek in a prison?

I’m a hacker who served 4.5 months of a 9 month sentence 5 years ago. I was in two jails in that time, spending the majority of the time in the second, lower security place. 1,247 more words

Caught in the wry

It’s been more than a month now since I moved into the newly built cellblock we call the spaceship. It may still be a cage, but it’s prettier than any cage I’ve lived in over the past 22 years. 823 more words


The world in which I live

The world in which I live have their own set of rules. Some of which are made by the officers which are employed but also by the prisoners contained therein. 474 more words


All hail the Transmogrifier

In case you missed the memo, Calvin and Hobbes architect Bill Watterson allegedly made a stealthy cameo in the A-list comic Pearls Before Swine last month. 800 more words


Creating Your Lifestyle

“Creating Your Lifestyle” is something that I wrote 10 years ago. I’d like to share it with you. Keep in mind it was written for readers who don’t know that I’m in prison. 1,075 more words

Life Behind Bars