Posts tagged "jail"

Here She Comes, Miss Russian Prisoner 2009

Not only are we wondering whether boys should compete in beauty pageants, we're questioning whether prisoners strutting their stuff for the judges is the best way to "rehabilitate" those behind bars. Whatever your take on it, jail-bird beauty queens aren't a new entry into the world of bizarro pageants—but one Russian women's prison "biker chic"…

By: Nina Carbone / August 11, 2009

What If Your Mother Married A Rapist?

Shudder. Double X has a creepy tale penned by Anna Balkrishna about how her mother married her prison pen pal. Oh, and why was he in jail in the first place? Rape, it turned out. After 22 years of marriage, Balkrishna's parents divorced. Not long after, Balkrishna's mother happened to get a random, out-of-state, collect…

By: Susannah Breslin / June 18, 2009

16 Reasons To Date a Convict

After checking out ConjugalHarmony.com, a mock online dating site feigning to connect prisoners with those on the outside, we gave the convict-dating phenomenon some closer inspection. The result? There are clearly a bunch of reasons not to date a man behind bars (enforced long-distance relationship, depression at his non-voter status in certain states... him being…

By: YourTango.com / April 27, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: “Twilight” Is Good For Business And Inmates Find A Way To Have Sex

Forks, WA, has had an unexpected surge in tourists, or rather Edward stalkers, who have been making pilgrimages to the town. [NPR] In other "Twilight"-related news, Hot Topic reported an 11.4 percent increase in profits for the third quarter, helped largely by sales from its license with the movie. [DNR]…

By: Catherine Strawn / November 20, 2008

How Much Jail Time Might Shia LaBeouf Get?

Shia LaBeouf was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. Now, he's not the first celeb to be accused of driving while intoxicated. Above, see a handy chart showing how much time stars have served recently after being convicted of driving while drunk or on drugs. Most celebs get probatio…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 30, 2008

Christian Bale Accused Of Assault: Batman Don’t Make Us Quit You

So yeah. Batman. The Caped Crusader. The Dark Knight. In jail in London after being accused of assaulting his mother and sister. Bale turned himself in after the London screening of The Dark Knight -- a deal he worked out in advance because officials said, "it would have been wrong to have wrecked the premiere…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 22, 2008

What’s It Like Dating A Guy In Jail?

“You look beautiful,” he says. He looks snuggly in his uniform: white t-shirt over a thermal shirt, green cotton pants and black Chinese slippers. I love theme parties. The theme for jail visits is “Modest Dress,” defined by the Jail Administration as no visible shoulders, cleavage, knees or toes. No sweatpants, nothing tight. I’ve discovered…

By: Beth McLush / May 8, 2008

Pig Gets Out Of Pen

Hide your barely legal daughter, the Girls Gone Wild CEO is out of jail. After 11 months in prison, Joe Francis is as free as a drunk sorority girl at Mardi Gras. He posted $1.5 million dollars bond in Reno and will now stand trial for tax evasion in Florida. However that's just the ti…

By: Simcha / March 11, 2008
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