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Ear Hustle brings you stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it. The podcast is a partnership between Earlonne Woods and Antwan Williams, currently incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, and Nigel Poor, a Bay Area artist. The team works in San Quentin’s media lab to produce stories that are sometimes difficult, often funny and always honest, offering a nuanced view of people living within the American prison system.
||ExplicitThis Place||Built in 1852, San Quentin has its own story to tell.||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFuture on Ice||Being an immigrant in an American prison can pose unique challenges.||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBirdbaths and a Lockbox||On the heels of a summer lockdown, season three of Ear Hustle launches with an episode about... lockdowns.||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSeason three preview||Ear Hustle is back September 12! In the meantime, enjoy this preview of season three.||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSo Long||Leaving an organization or community often calls for an exit strategy – even in prison.||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDown Low||Inside San Quentin, if you’re gay you hide it. But if you’re trans you can’t hide it.||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Row||Death row is almost like a prison within a prison.||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCatch a Kite 2||You've asked (via postcard) and we have answers!||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThick Glass||Parenting is never easy, but from prison it's especially challenging.||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Workaround||Looking good and feeling good matters just as much on the inside, as on the outside.||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDirty Water||Sex trafficking crimes are hard to talk about. In this episode, Sara and LA share their individual experiences of being “in the life.”||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFirsts||“Firsts” in prison can be especially memorable.||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSeason two preview||Coming March 14: Season two of Ear Hustle!||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEar Hustle Bonus: Songs From S1||Just in time for the holidays, meet some of the musicians of San Quentin, whose songs were featured in season one.||12/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGetting a Date||There are only a few ways to leave prison: serve your time, get out early on parole... or escape.||10/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGold Coats and OGs||Dealing with aging and death is never easy. In prison, it's especially challenging.||10/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLeft Behind||How do inmates with profoundly long sentences cope with their realities, and maintain a sense of hope and well-being as the years pass?||9/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitUnwritten||The color of your skin influences your life on the inside, from sharing food to celebrating birthdays.||9/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Boom Boom Room||Being married in prison is common. Opportunities to get intimate with your spouse are not.||8/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCatch a Kite||Earlonne and Nigel answer questions mailed in via postcard, aka "kites," from listeners around the world.||8/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe SHU||The hole, the box, solitary confinement… stories from four men who spent years completely isolated in prison.||7/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLooking Out||Meet Rauch, a man incarcerated at San Quentin who has figured out how to “look out” for dozens of critters around the place.||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMisguided Loyalty||While the perceived thrill and glamour of gang life are often too strong to resist, the hard consequences of this seduction can last a lifetime.||6/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCellies||Finding a roommate can be tough. Finding someone to share a 4' x 9' space with is a whole 'nother story.||6/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMeet Ear Hustle||Ear Hustle brings you the stories of life inside prison, shared and produced by those living it.||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
What an American concept!
Freedom of speech at an unlikely venue
It sounds like it's gonna be good.
...well it does.
If the season is anything like the promo, I'm bracing for an Ear Hustle binge...