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We Are All Escape Artists: What Night Is Like In Prison

Each of the approximately 3,740 days I spent incarcerated in the prisons of New York State was divided into three shifts. The changeovers were marked by counts; the number of convicts in a prison has to agree with the central office’s official tally. The outgoing crew spends the final moments of its shift counting,… » 6/10/15 2:24pm 6/10/15 2:24pm

90 Year-Old Man Realizes Glorious Dream Of Backing Through Garage Door

Let me just be absolutely clear and up front here: I love everything about this story. The old man, the wanton, gleeful destruction, that helmet, everything. It’s a simple story, too: Walter Thomas is 90 years old, and he always wanted to back through his garage door. Family and friends helped make his dream happen,… » 6/04/15 4:05pm 6/04/15 4:05pm