Being arrested is never great, but it's even worse when you've paid for a flight to be there.
When Desmond Metcalf, a.k.a. Yung Real, was in prison for burglary, he helped make a video that earned over a million views.
Ted Kaczynski sent a letter to BuzzFeed News warning that "some creep from Santa Barbara" is sending letters to journalists pretending to be him.
Prohibiting inmates' families from maintaining Facebook accounts in their names just further cuts them off from a society they hope to rejoin.
"The screws resent being here as much as we do. If there's a big game on, they want to watch the full ninety minutes uninterrupted. They've locked down wings for that reason, the twats."
All it takes is a domino, a shoestring, and a sharpened plastic spoon to get a DIY penis implant.
"The funniest thing is, I love the system," he tells us from the notorious New York City jail.
Asking criminals what they think of being given free money.
A holiday ended up changing the course of this guy's life for good—which he had plenty of time to reflect on in prison.
Here's what I learned taking people like Paul Bernardo to prison.
And he played drums in a prison band.
Check out a free episode from VICE World of Sports, where we explore the highly organized soccer league behind the walls of Uganda's only maximum-security prison.
Miscarriages of justice continue to take their toll on the mental health of prisoners after their release.
Tonight on VICELAND, we visit Uganda's only maximum security prison and its elaborate inmate soccer league.
"Inmates tend to have many fruitless conversations. The average, hour-long prison conversation is like this: I lie for 20 minutes, you lie for 20 minutes, and for 20 minutes we discuss each other lies."
We talked to current prisoners about the new proposal which would see some inmates released on a tag to do their weekday jobs before returning to prison for the weekend.
Denied conjugal visits, Palestinian inmates are adopting creative tactics to continue their bloodlines.
They had more thoughts about the presenter than his interviewees.
The exam room was set up so the inmate sat between me and the bright red panic button.
Days after a study suggested synthetic cannabis can be as physically addictive as heroin, we met some users who are stuck in the throes of addiction.
The woman, now 22, had her boyfriend kill her parents and little brother ten years ago.
I only shared the news about Dad with my closest friends.
According to the chief inspector of prisons, spice is having a "devastating impact" on inmates, so we asked them to tell us what they've seen.