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Ear Hustle

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Ear Hustle brings you the daily realities of life inside prison shared by those living it, and stories from the outside, post-incarceration. The podcast is a partnership between Nigel Poor, a Bay Area visual artist, and Earlonne Woods, formerly incar...Show More


28:26 | Jul 26th, 2017

The hole, the box, solitary confinement. It doesn’t matter what you call it; doing time in the SHU (Security Housing Unit) means you are alone and segregated from the general prison population. In thi...Show More
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Really sad exposé about the torture of isolation units

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43:55 | Oct 16th, 2019

Tom was a cop; Jason was a teenager in a gang. One night in 1997, they had a violent encounter that Tom describes as “inevitable.” In our season finale, Tom and Jason relate the story of that night, a...Show More
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@alysson I just came in here to warn people not to drive while listening to this episode, but you got there first. I was a total mess at th...Show More

23:33 | Jun 14th, 2017

At San Quentin Prison, the typical cell measures approximately 4’ x 9’ and contains a bunk bed, toilet, sink, two men, and their six cubic feet of belongings. In our first episode of Ear Hustle, hear ...Show More
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Really intriguing podcast produced from inside a prison.

23:47 | Jul 12th, 2017

The need to nurture and show love for another living being (or, in San Quentin parlance, “looking out”) is an essential human impulse. Away from your family and friends in prison this can be difficult...Show More
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The role that animals can play in providing nurturance and some degree of emotional connection within a prison environment.

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