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LULABEE LIVE
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Always dedicated to more than 250,000 federal inmates in her email database. Helping all inmates in the U S and from other countries by translating for them and discussing federal and state laws and Bills or pending legislature with family and friends of those who are incarcerated and who are affected by these laws and current events in the world. Visit lulabee.com to get details of how the Lulabee Inmatefone Package will help families save on phone calls and be sure to use the LULABEE promo ...
 
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Off the Block
Weekly
 
A trip to jail, even a short stint, can upend many lives - the inmate, their loved ones, and their children among others. This series traces the path from city block to jail block and back.
 
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Karas On Crime
Monthly+
 
Join Beth Karas, former prosecutor and Court TV reporter, as she conducts in-depth interviews with players in the criminal justice system including attorneys, forensic experts, victims, inmates and more. Read more about Beth at www.bethkaras.com.
 
Mrs. GE-6309 Time with Reesy Floyd-Thompson **LIVE WEDNESDAY NIGHT 8PM EASTERN - THREE WEEKS ON, ONE WEEK OFF**---- Reesy Floyd-Thompson loves crime stories and a good whodunit. When her husband was cast as the unsuspected bad guy, Reesy was forced to play a supporting role in her very own crime drama. She was no longer just Mrs. Thompson; she was now also Mrs. GE-6309. Reesy is the Founder and President of Prisoners' Wives, Girlfriends, and Partners (PWGP), an organization dedicated to part ...
 
Dr. Mark Goulston has been getting letters from prisoners for over 30 years. They are scary, heart-wrenching, emotional,and oddly...relatable. Were it not for some crazy twist of fate, they could be any one of us, even you. Many crimes can be classified as "crimes of passion” — moments when after a buildup of some level of frustration or rage, something somehow just goes off the rails, and lands someone behind bars… Join this bestselling author, board certified psychiatrist, hostage negotiat ...
 
Who doesn't want to Get made...?It’s the tests you take that define you; which makes you who you are! By overcoming them, you Get made...made1. past and past participle of makeadjective1. made or formed in a particular place or by a particular process.This is also a show for people, families and loved ones, on the fringe of going to jail. If you are in trouble with the law, facing jail time, parole, probation or sentencing for a crime you did or did not commit, this show is for you! IT'S TIM ...
 
Mission Gate Prison Ministry's goals are to lead inmates to Christ (Regeneration), transform their lives through our one year program (Rehabilitation), and to assist them back into society; in a church, employed, housed and in Christ (Reintegration).
 
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The Immortals
Daily
 
Podiobooks.com in association with Dragonhearth Productions, presents New York Times Best Selling Author Tracy Hickman's cautionary tale... The Immortals.The future story of United States Internment Camps ... of the dreams of the pre-deceased ... and of triumph beyond oblivion.It's 2020, and an attempted cure for AIDS has mutated into a deadlier disease, V-CIDS. The U.S., under martial law, has set up "quarantine centers" in the Southwest. Searching for his gay son, Jon, media mogul Michael ...
 
This is an absorbing memoir of an inmate's experiences and impressions while in a London prison. He describes himself as "a man of education and worldly experience" and weighing "19 stone 13 lbs" (279 lbs), a stone being 14 lbs, at the beginning of his imprisonment but not upon his release. The author writes with a reporter's keen perception and a talented novelist's ability to engage and at times amuse the reader. - Summary by Lee Smalley
 
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Jose Soriano
Daily+
 
How I turned my life around. I've interacted with a billionaire and eaten ramen noodles with inmates
 
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Penned Podcast
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Penned takes a look at the relationships that are formed between inmates and the people who write to them through the prison pen pal system.
 
Podcast created by Conor Lastowka, founder of National High Five Day and author of SanDiegoSerenade.com and Andrew Kilpatrick, singer of Re-Ree. Features a variety of music, plus features such as The Blog Report and Death Row Inmate Correspondence.
 
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Topics: The Perils of jail, the American fabric, consequences of devious behavior, tattoos and meaning, pedophiles in jail, etc..By ghblackwhale8@gmail.com (G Blackwhale Harris).
 
Levels of Security in jail, size of jails and jail populations, adapting to weather in jail, friends in jail, engaging others in the system, etc...By ghblackwhale8@gmail.com (G Blackwhale Harris).
 
Work camps, survival as you age, participate and remain strong, vices of convicts, value of honestyBy ghblackwhale8@gmail.com (G Blackwhale Harris).
 
​Life in Hollywood, tattoos and what they mean, rapper convicts, getting a grip on yourself, avoiding jail, etc..By ghblackwhale8@gmail.com (G Blackwhale Harris).
 
Topics: Survival, Daily Therapy, Living in Survival Mode, Making money in Survival mode, etc..By ghblackwhale8@gmail.com (G Blackwhale Harris).
 
Don't go to jail now, prison overcrowding, too many foreigners in jails, how to be safe, etc...By ghblackwhale8@gmail.com (G Blackwhale Harris).
 
In this episode Dr. Mark interviews Jon Perri, Creative Director of Nation of Second Chances, that tells the stories in pictures and words from some of the 1715 inmates whose sentences were commuted by President Obama.
 
From Jail to society and back again, counterfeiting, making paper clean, changing your life direction, Slavery in our livesBy ghblackwhale8@gmail.com (G Blackwhale Harris).
 
Show dedicated to Tommy Harris Sr. A tribute to a veteran on Memorial Day. Incarceration during military service, federal indictment of Monty, war zone in jails, and so much moreBy ghblackwhale8@gmail.com (G Blackwhale Harris).
 
In this episode, Dan introduces Dr. Mark to his network at RDAP, as both go down a fascinating and eye-opening path in "real time" unedited mentoring!
 
Lives Lost, school tragedy, our grandchildren, types of criminals, road rage, learning from experience, listening and avoiding the pitfalls.By ghblackwhale8@gmail.com (G Blackwhale Harris).
 
The pen is mightier than the cell. Penned: coming soon. To submit your stories about writing to inmates or being an inmate and having someone correspond with you, please email: pennedpodcast@gmail.com
 
In this episode, Dr. Mark and Dan (a.k.a RDAP Dan) cement the foundation of their mentoring relationship where, paying forward to Dan what someone once did for Mark that changed/saved his life.
 
In this episode, Dr. Mark speaks with Ping Lieu, released from prison 14 months ago after a 13 year prison term. He is Manager of Operations at Defy Ventures which helps inmates and newly released incarcerated men and women to land on their feet, hit the ground running, and have a realistic way of never returning to prison…
 
What leads us to jail? Downtown LA homeless community! Recovery from Jail, and other great topicsBy ghblackwhale8@gmail.com (G Blackwhale Harris).
 
In this episode, Dr. Mark agrees to mentor Dan in his journey to become an accountable person who stops outsmarting himself in an effort to grow into the person he would be proud to be. Listen in as Dan addresses a self-defeating fear of failure.
 
Jail Parole Probation Survival with G Blackwhale Harris - Debut ShowDiscussing Jail, life in and out of jail, and surviving!By ghblackwhale8@gmail.com (G Blackwhale Harris).
 
In this follow-up interview with Dan Wise, Dr. Mark turns the tables on Dan in a conversational ‘sting' that helps Dan to discover the man he wants to be, set aside the player, and lay the groundwork for a path to authenticity and connection.
 
Dan Wise is a prison consultant sharing everything he learned after going to prison as part of a sting on a doctor who was overprescribing oxycontin. He is a riveting storyteller, so sit back and hear what he went through, how he turned it into helping others before during and after they go to prison, and what he still struggles with today.…
 
In this episode, Dr. Mark hears from a prisoner who ruined his life by being addicted to porn, especially homosexual porn, which also cost him his marriage. Listen in as Dr. G discusses what causes our brains to lock onto behaviors that destroy our lives, the "boy crisis", and the impact of augmented reality and VR on sexuality.…
 
In this episode, Dr. Mark responds to a letter from a prisoner who is in an "old school" punitive vs. rehabilitative prison for burglary, and has to keep his positive efforts a secret or else the angry prisoners might beat him up for making them feel he thinks he's better than them. BTW this is called the "Tall Poppy Syndrome" in Australia, New ...…
 
Listen in to Dr. Mark's interview with New Zealand conservationist and animal protectionist, Pete Bethune, as he retells his story of protecting the whales of Antarctica from Japanese whalers and ends up imprisoned in solitary confinement in Japan's top maximum security prison for five months.
 
In this episode Dr. Mark reads a letter from a prisoner who has been disappointed by people, especially those who are continually late, and he has adopted a practice of keeping his expectations low, so that he avoids being disappointed. Is he being cynical or practical? Listen to what for the surprising answer.…
 
In this episode, Dr. Mark reads a report on the dramatic increase in suicides in prisons and jail and proceeds to empathize with and explain how a brain and mind can turn to suicide. He shares a description of a program he is using with the military to help them recover from depression, anxiety and feeling suicidal that you might want to share ...…
 
In this episode, Dr. Mark hears from a prisoner who is motivated to become successful after prison, is being viewed as a leader in his prison, and is wanting to learn how to become an even better leader. Learn about the 3 D's of Leadership that Steve Jobs followed and the 6x6 leadership approach best demonstrated by famed UCLA basketball coach ...…
 
Dr. Mark sits down with one of his heroes, Pastor Joseph Hamilton, Founder of Martin House in Los Angeles, to talk about men re-entering into society after being in prison, and what it takes to redeem, restore and regenerate these ex-offenders, so that they don’t fall through the cracks.
 
In this episode, Dr. Mark responds to an anonymous letter from someone who twenty five years ago had guns placed in his high school all ready to kill a bunch of people...and then he didn't. Find out what happened and what was going on in the mind of this “almost” school shooter.​
 
On this episode Dr. Mark interviews Susan Burton, author of Becoming Ms. Burton and founder of A New Way of Life, which is a re-entry project for incarcerated women. You won't want to miss her story of turning the hopelessness of having her 5 year old son killed and her sinking into alcohol and drug addiction, into hope, determination and empow ...…
 
Are you someone who can't take a joke? Do you take yourself too seriously? In this episode, Dr. Mark goes into why some people don't handle jokes and teasing, but more importantly he gives our writer and you a strategy for developing a thicker and more poised skin.
 
In this episode, join Dr. Mark as he hears from an inmate who is working towards becoming a minister while battling his inner demons, irresistible exhibitionistic tendencies that cause him deep shame and humiliation.
 
Listen to Dr. Mark’s interview with Mark Lovett, curator of TEDx San Diego, and discover how prisoners learning and giving TEDx talks is changing their lives and the lives of people teaching them.
 
To better understand the criminal mind, Dr. Mark presents a special episode where he creates an avatar from all the Prison Letters he has read and inmates he has met. Join Dr. Mark as he takes a closer look at the why and how, the common personality traits and impulsive behaviors; this episode also highlights inspiring programs that launch "for ...…
 
An inmate who is trying to stop a repeating cycle of success and failure, asks what is "self-sabotage" and why do we do it? Join Dr. Mark as he addresses self-sabotage through the millennial lens of frenetic FOMO, and looks at the relationship between achievement and self acceptance and the eternal quest for validation.…
 
Do you ever make resolutions and not keep them? In this episode, Dr. Mark reads a letter from a self-proclaimed "knucklehead" repeat offender who is committed to do what it takes to get it right this time when he is released from prison.
 
Prison letters are all written by hand and have one striking common thread: unbelievably neat penmanship. Can handwriting reveal more about us, deep dark secrets, fears, ethics, sex drives and other personality traits? Join Dr. Mark and special guest Bart Baggett, acclaimed handwriting expert, as they analyze the stroke of the pen to look beyon ...…
 
An inmate in a substance abuse recovery program askes how to stop punishing herself and move past her past. Join Dr. Mark as he takes the wind out of negative self-talk, explains the critical difference between guilt and shame, and how making excuses blocks our ability to find a way forward and forgive ourselves.…
 
An inmate finds her calling after a lifetime of broken promises left her uncertain of herself and others. Join Dr. Mark as he explores the origins of uncertainty, and connects the dots to show how having a plan changes wishes to actions - and intentions to vows.
 
Today’s Prison Letter is from a chronic people pleaser serving a 10 year sentence for essentially going against his better judgement. Join Dr. Mark as he explores the most common fear-based behaviors of people pleasers, including looking for acceptance from bullies, confusing self esteem and self confidence, and seeking thanks as a means of avo ...…
 
Today’s Prison Letter is from a former high school football star who hung out with the wrong crowd and ended up in jail, instead of the NFL. Join Dr. Mark as he goes inside the mind of entitled young athletes who are seduced down a path toward grave mistakes, paved with addiction, power, excitement, adrenaline and testosterone - and how for bet ...…
 
Today’s Prison Letter asks how to stop mentally replaying scenes from the past that play over and over like a broken record. Join Dr. Mark on an amazing journey, as explores the causes of repetitive thinking, the dangers of escalating anxiety, finds hope in the difference between pain and suffering, and puts on the brakes with a guided meditati ...…
 
An inmate with a family pathology of alcoholism and co-dependency asks Dr. Mark to help her break free. Join Dr. Mark as he cracks the code of co-dependent behaviors, explains how much gving is giving too much, and what it takes to stop the cycle from repeating again.
 
A former death row inmate whose sentence was reduced to life without parole asks if it’s possible to start over with his family and friends. Join Dr. Mark on a difficult journey as he searches high and low for peace between an inmate and the world who had given him up for dead.
 
Co-parenting is a challenge when both parents are on the outside. Join Dr. Mark as he takes parenting to another level with a father in lockup and a mother who is moving on with her life - exploring anger, blame, forgiveness, and the future.
 
A 9-11 first responder who ended up in prison, asks for help regaining self-respect after this unexpected fall from grace. Join Dr. Mark as he explains the true nature of PTSD, the difference between coping and healing, how we fail our heroes, and how having horror heard helps heal hurt.
 
An inmate serving life for being the driver in a drive-by shooting asks for help understanding his propensity toward bad. Join Dr. Mark as he explores the inner battle of good vs. evil, how environment impacts impulse, and the effects of negative and positive self-talk on changing outcomes.
 
An inmate asks how to control the crazy, out-of control jealousy that put him behind bars. Join Dr. Mark, who served on the OJ Simpson prosecution team, as he takes on the “green-eyed monster” - exploring crimes of passion, possessiveness and rage, and explains how to cool the fire and save your sanity when jealousy rears its ugly head.…
 
An inmate wants to mend fences with his family, after coming to blows with dad as a youth. Join Dr. Mark as he explores the delicate relationship between men and their fathers, why coming to blows is a recipe for disaster, how to make the perfect apology, and the true meaning of forgiveness.
 
In today’s prison letter, an inmate regrets bearing his soul in a support group after a bad experience. Join Dr. Mark as he explores the politics of vulnerability, when not to let your guard down, where to find power in vulnerability, how to disarm the ass-kissers above you, and the difference between catastrophe and tragedy.…
 
An inmate asks how to curb impulses and stop repeating patterns. Join Dr. Mark, who served on the prosecution team for the OJ Simpson trial, as he describes a “7 Step Pause” sequence that can put the brakes on impulsive actions, how to observe the past, shape the present, and how to live with things never being the same again.…
 
Centre County, PA District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller discusses the latest development in her prosecution of 18 students and a fraternity for the February 2017 hazing death of sophomore Timothy Piazza. On September 1, 2017, a judge dismissed the most serious charges including involuntary manslaughter. The DA first spoke to Karas on Crime in Ma ...…
 
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