Category Archives: Prison Review

How to Get Drunk in Prison

How to Get Drunk in Prison

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What do people drink in prison? Anything that ferments is the short answer—and almost everything ferments eventuallymore

Nimble is Better

Nimble is Better

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“Everything published posthumously should come with a disclaimer: The author didn’t publish this when he/she was alive—they didn’t like it that muchmore

Awakening to Not-Knowing

Awakening to Not-Knowing

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“If you ever come across a phone number in a book that isn’t 555-something, call it. You never know who might be on the other end.more

The Overrated and the Marginalized

The Overrated and the Marginalized

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“It is not a dubious honor to be read by housewives. What is a dubious honor is to appear on bestseller listsmore

Snafus and Expectations

Snafus and Expectations

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“Speaking of snafus: it was recently announced that the Bic safety razors inmates use to shave would be outlawedmore

The Hipsters Are Killing Us

The Hipsters Are Killing Us

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This seems to be their mindset: a preemptive philosophy to protect themselves from the irony of people like themselvesmore

The Hope We Seek

The Hope We Seek

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“And then this, by Tron, who was peering down the hallway with a mirror: ‘Jussin Beiba ever come prison, I fuck eem jus fo hell of itmore

The Wrong Questions

The Wrong Questions

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“There was always a light on in the evening, and the men coming back from chow would commonly joke that the crack-house was openmore

George Saunders’ Tenth of December

George Saunders’ Tenth of December

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“It becomes Kafka crossed with Modern Family—call it, Amazing Mundanitymore

Why so Blue and Lonely?

Why so Blue and Lonely?

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“His personal doubts were innumerable, though he forged ahead, which we like to think is profoundly Americanmore