Verdict: guilty. Sentence: 10 years. Feels like: being buried alive. Whether you wait out the sentence, or break a path to freedom, your most useful assets will be the DIY tips and tools invented by fellow prisoners.

Happy Meals

Happiness, Prison

On death row, you don’t have much to look forward to. Now, even comfort food can be counted out, since last meals have been cancelled by the Texas Department of Corrections.

Postcards from Prison

Photo Studio, Happiness, Prison

If your loved one is doing time, don’t be surprised to receive Christmas photos from a tropical paradise.

Live From Quezon City


Since mid-October, Quezon City Jail inmates have been given access to a small computer lab where they can use Skype to have e-dalaw (electronic visits) with friends and family.