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Investigation Discovery to Present World Premiere Docu-Series KILLING RICHARD GLOSSIP, 3/5

For almost twenty years, two men convicted of murder one on death row, and the other sentenced to life without parole maintain two very different accounts of what led to the slaying of Barry Van Treese on January 7, 1997, at the Best Budget Inn in Oklahoma City. 1,507 more words


Prison life: sugar mamas, Facebook, and cigarettes

When his friend’s sugar mama didn’t send $25 as expected, Gideon knew it would lead to trouble. Gideon and his friend had been using the sugar mama’s money to buy tobacco, and they already had the latest batch in hand. 476 more words


Gideon tries to evict filthy cellmate

When you live in a cramped, cinder-block box, small changes in living arrangements have a big impact. So when Gideon realized his new cellmate (we’ll call him Max) hadn’t showered in three days, he knew the new guy would be a problem.  477 more words


Review: Shakespeare Saved My Life by Laura Bates

Title: Shakespeare Saved My Life
Author: Laura Bates
Genre: Memoir/Nonfiction
Date: 26 January 2017
Rating: 4/5

Just as Larry Newton, one of the most notorious inmates at Indiana Federal Prison, was trying to break out of jail, Dr.

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Amazon Featured Book-of-the-Week

Here’s this week’s Featured Book-of-the-Week available now on Amazon.com!

Better Informed

by Charles Williams

Price: $20.95

Charles Williams’s “Better Informed.” An Unforgettable Immersion into Prison Life. 146 more words

Outskirts Press

Inside Out Poetry Slam 2016

On January 22, 2017, Inside Out – A Poetry Reading was held before a sold-out crowd at Vino’s in Little Rock, Arkansas. This fundraising effort by… 225 more words

Prison Life

I'm really in jail 3-5-2015

I stare at these concrete walls…I feel their cold deadness with my fingers, and I see officers with handcuffs on their belts passing by, and then I suddenly begin to realize, after being here for 2.5 years…I’m really in a jail right now. 402 more words

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