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Ear Hustle
Ear Hustle
Ear Hustle & Radiotopia

Ear Hustle is prison slang for eavesdropping, and that’s what listening to the show feels like: a raw, often funny, and always... more

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Ear Hustle Presents: The Moth

In this collaboration with the venerable live-storytelling project The Moth, we share one man’s story about using a medical condition... more

10 Jul 2024 · 36 minutes
Ear Hustle Presents: You Didn’t See Nothin

We’re introducing you to one of our favorite recent podcast discoveries. In 1997, a racially motivated attack and its aftermath... more

26 Jun 2024 · 33 minutes

What’s it like to serve out a prison sentence alongside your mom? At the Central California Women’s Facility, a handful... more

12 Jun 2024 · 43 minutes

When he was growing up, gang life gave Larry confidence, purpose, and an identity. But after years behind bars, the... more

29 May 2024 · 49 minutes
Catch a Kite Nationwide

For our latest Catch a Kite episode, we’re taking advantage of a new tool: the electronic tablets that recently became... more

15 May 2024 · 32 minutes

In honor of Mother’s Day, some decidedly un-Hallmark-y stories about incarceration and motherhood. Thanks to Mary Behun, Reggie, and Kat for... more

01 May 2024 · 42 minutes
Hope Lacquer

Inside prison, as well as out, some of us cling to stuff and some of us let go. In this... more

17 Apr 2024 · 49 minutes
Five Mirrors

Twelve years ago, Nigel asked San Quentin resident Greg Eskridge to write a list of everything he owned in prison.... more

03 Apr 2024 · 44 minutes
What's Up, Michael Freeman?

A bucolic garden, six kinds of breakfast cereal, and around-the-clock bedside vigil: How one California prison is trying to mitigate... more

20 Mar 2024 · 51 minutes
A Rock Across a Lake

We’ve never based a whole episode on a poem before, but this one, by Sky, took us by surprise. It’s... more

06 Mar 2024 · 28 minutes
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