Ear Hustle

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Ear Hustle, Radiotopia

Ear Hustle

5.0/5

Critic Rating

Ear Hustle is prison slang for eavesdropping, and that’s what listening to the show feels like: a raw, often funny, and always surprising peek into the reality of life inside prison. Hosts Nigel Poor and Earlonne Woods co-created the show that launched in 2017 while Earlonne was incarcerated at San Quentin State Prison, where Nigel was a volunteer teaching photography. Since Earlonne’s release in 2018, the show has expanded to include stories from prisons across the state, including the California Institution for Women, as well as stories about getting out of prison and starting over, post-incarceration. From finding romance, to grap...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Michael Walsh • Yonkers Public Library Dec 15, 2021

"With their intimate knowledge of prisons, they provide valuable background to the topics being discussed. This is an educational podcast presented in an informal way that is enjoyable to listen to. Poor, Wood, and Thomas are enjoyable to listen to and frequently joke around with each other. Ear Hustle is an insightful about prisons in America that I highly recommend."

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