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    Anthony Jeselnik on Performing Stand Up at a Prison

    GOOD TO SEE YOU.>>GREAT TO SEE YOU.>>Jimmy: HOW WAS YOUR FATHER’S DAY? DID YOU DO A BIG THING FOR D■AD HAVE A DEAL OR GIFTS OR ANYTHING LIKE THAT?>>NO.>>Jimmy: NOTHING, HUH?>>I MIGHT HAVE CALLED HIM. I’M NOT SURE. BUT NO GIFT FOR GARTH’S FATHER’. WHAT I DID DO, HE’S TURNING 70 AT THE END OF THE SUMMER, AUGUST 31st. AND I GOT IN TOUCH WITH THE PITTSBURGH PIRATES. WE’RE IN PITTSBURGH. AND ON HIS 70th BIRTHDAY HE’S GOING TO THROW OUT THE FIRST PITCH AND I’M GOING TO CATCH IT.>>Jimmy: OH, WOW. NICE. [ CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ]>>YEAH.>>Jimmy: DOES HE KNOW THAT THIS IS HAPPENING OR IS HE JUST FINDING…

  • What Beauty Is Like Behind Prison Bars | Shady | Refinery29
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    What Beauty Is Like Behind Prison Bars | Shady | Refinery29

    Across the country, hundreds of thousands of women are facing a new reality. If a girl is performing sexual favors, he would bring her in colored pencils, lip gloss. Where they are forced to navigate worlds of sexual bartering, manipulation, and abuse while finding ways to survive. They’ll definitely use your needs against you. Sexually, physically, emotionally. They will break you down any way they can. Over the last few decades, women have been making gains in representation in almost every field and industry. Yet there’s one part of society where the number of women has exploded and they’re still fighting for basic rights: Prison. Since the 1980’s, the number…

  • UK activist Tommy Robinson speaks out after prison release
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    UK activist Tommy Robinson speaks out after prison release

    SHADOW THAT GAVE US THE RIGHTS WE TAKE FOR GRANTED. TOMMY ROBINSON THIS YEAR WAS ARRESTED FOR COVERING THE TRIAL OF A SEXUAL GROOMING BANG IN THE U.K. FOR SPEAKING OUT LOUD ON THE SIDEWALK, HE WAS TAKEN TO PRISON AND SENTENCEED TO 13 MONTHS IN JAIL. AFTER 2 MONTHS BEHIND BARS IN SOLITARY CONFINEMENT AND HE WAS ATTACKED BY JOURNALIST IN THE U.K., BUT TONIGHT RELEASED ON THANKS FOR AGREEING TO TALK TO US. YOU SPENT 2.5 MONTHS IN A SELL BY YOURSELF. YOU ARE PROBABLY BEWILDERED TO BE OUT. WHAT WAS IT LIKE FOR YOU BEHIND I WAS TREATED. I WAS TAKEN TO A PRISON WITH PRISONERS. THEY…

  • CREEPIEST Abandoned Places
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    CREEPIEST Abandoned Places

    From an old church populated by tangible ghosts to a prison of unspeakable suffering, today we look at the Creepiest Abandoned Places. Number 10. Kolmanskop Once a rich diamond field in the Namib desert of Southern Namibia , the town of Kolmanskop is now a half-submerged shadow of the past. Originally settled by the German Empire in the early 20th century upon the discovery of the region’s hidden riches. After the depletion of the town’s surrounding resources, though, the majority moved on to another diamond deposit 167 miles south of the town. Over time, Kolmanskop would transform into a ghost town, with mounds of sand naturally overtaking various buildings and…