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Ear Hustle
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 incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, and was co-founded with former San Quentin resident Antwan Williams. The Ear Hustle team works in the San Francisco Bay Area, both in San Quentin State Prison’s media lab and from offices on the outside, to produce stories that are sometimes difficult, often funny and always honest. Episodes offer a...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.9 stars from 23,213 ratings
A look in
I Really Appreciate the look inside San Q and it’s so well made. Still can’t grasp why my man is in for 31 years for attempted robbery....Yea it’s a serious crime but 31 years? A man can improve and change and proof is here....31 years is a lifetime for some. Our system is terrible. Dirty water...Read full review »
lsmrlisa via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/18/21
Not as good
I really enjoyed the early seasons but since E got out of prison it has really been dulled down. He’s a great host but the life-after-prison stories just aren’t anywhere near as interesting and are basically about people living regular lives. Would be more interesting to explore more prison...Read full review »
Takwachi via Apple Podcasts · Australia · 04/15/21
Amazing
I just listened to episode Dirty Water. It really hit me so hard. Thank you for sharing. Thank you for putting this podcast out there.
kibnop)80 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 04/15/21
Recent Episodes
A small Israeli bakery in downtown San Francisco has offered first jobs to dozens of lifers just out of prison. Four employees share their stories of adjusting to life on the outside while working at Frena Bakery. As always, thanks to Lt. Sam Robinson and Acting Warden Ron Broomfield for their...
Published 04/14/21
Marcel and Angie each spent years in prisons determined by the gender on their birth certificate, not the one they identify with. Being trans in prison comes with complications, from where you live to personal safety — and a whole lot of prison politics. As always, big thanks to Lt. Sam Robinson...
Published 03/31/21
Visiting a loved one in prison is both emotionally intense and constrained by countless rules – from how much PDA is too much PDA, to what kind of candy you can eat inside. One year after California prison authorities suspended in-person visits due to COVID-19, we bring you stories from and about...
Published 03/17/21
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