Top 10 Phrases In Jail

Top 10 Phrases In Jail Wednesday, October 5th 2016  When someone is told that they get to leave, a guard will say "Roll-Up" to the individual, which has evolved into, "Roll Over, You're Going Homo!" "Radio For Sale" Is said when an individual drops their radio, breaking into smaller pieces "Beans For Cake" Is said [...]

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County Jail: What Is “Mix”?

County Jail: What Is "Mix"? Wednesday, October 5th 2016 What comes to mind when you hear the word mix? Well in Douglas County DOC, it is the basis for most recipes. Essentially, just like the name indicates, it's a mix of freeze dried rice and beans, crushed up ramen soups and occasionally, Cheetos and pork [...]

By | 2016-10-05T18:57:54+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Prison Recipes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on County Jail: What Is “Mix”?

Day To Day #1: Status Update

Day To Day #1: Status Update Sunday, October 2nd 2016 Today, on September 25th, 2016, I'm writing at a hard, metal table with a warm cup of Keefe coffee, in Douglas County Corrections. I haven't yet shared my thoughts in this format, so I wanted to give my audience a status update. I'm going to [...]

By | 2016-10-02T17:31:36+00:00 October 2nd, 2016|Day To Day|Comments Off on Day To Day #1: Status Update

Keefe Is Crack!

Keefe Is Crack! Wednesday, September 21st 2016 What comes to mind when you read the title, Keefe Is Crack? Maybe a toothless junkie, in ragged clothes, smoking his last crack rock, in a dark alley? No? Too Severe? Ok, well that is probably what the average Joe thinks of, but those of us who have [...]

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Honey Bun: The Jailhouse Currency

Honey Bun: The Jailhouse Currency Wednesday, September 21st 2016 It's amazing what a honey bun can get you in jail. Given there is a limit on what we can buy once a week, a honey bun is the standard payment for all products and services. Below I composed a list of 36 products and services [...]

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County Jail: Kick Ass Cheese Sauce

County Jail: Kick Ass Cheese Sauce Monday, September 19th 2016 With the limited option of food and condiments to choose from and the abundance of time, I've been forced to become creative with my food. All the food served is extremely bland, so I was motivated to create a kick ass cheese sauce. My purpose [...]

By | 2016-09-19T21:49:17+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Prison Creations|Comments Off on County Jail: Kick Ass Cheese Sauce

Personal Reflections #1

Personal Reflections #1 Monday, September 19th 2016 I have been in county jail for about 11 months and have been inspired in so many different ways. I have fully embraced stoicism, like many other great men in history. No matter what happens to me, I'll always win! This perception can't be adopted by everyone, but [...]

By | 2016-09-19T21:40:07+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Philosophy|Comments Off on Personal Reflections #1

The Power of Being Bold!

The Power of Being Bold! "Audentes Fortuna Juvat" -Fortune Favors The Bold A very wise man by the name Baltasar Gracian once said, "Always set to work without misgivings on the score of imprudence. Fear of failure in the mind of a performer, is for an onlooker, already evidence of failure....Actions are dangerous when there is [...]

By | 2016-10-09T18:20:06+00:00 September 16th, 2016|True Stories|Comments Off on The Power of Being Bold!

Wallet: Cool Items Made In Jail #1

Wallet: Cool Items Made In Jail #1 Although there is literally no use for a wallet in jail, it was fun to watch my buddy Chuco, delicately handcraft this wallet from mere scraps. The whole process takes an hour and 30 minutes to complete. The materials used include: honey bun wrappers, potato chip bags, rice [...]

By | 2016-09-12T21:03:12+00:00 September 12th, 2016|Prison Creations|Comments Off on Wallet: Cool Items Made In Jail #1

Jail Is Oh So Peculiar

*** DISCLAIMER *** (There is a major difference between jail and prison. Jail is where you are innocent until proven guilty, while prison is where you serve your time. Jail is a temporary facility with poor living conditions.) I must say, jail is extremely peculiar. From the people and the strange vibes that permeate around [...]

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Welcome to the Booker Paradox!

  Booker Paradox - Behind The Wall Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 Hello! Welcome to the Booker Paradox! I'm Brett Booker and I am currently writing this from the confinement of a jail cell. In fact, by the time you have read this, this post has been hand written, mailed out of this facility and transcibed [...]

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