1/10 - How To Survive Prison

"My neighbour was a serial killer, and my cell-mate was a Satanist"

Shaun Attwood survived a 9½ year sentence in America's deadliest prison. 

In this frank and terrifying interview he tells Olly his sensational story, from his time as a stockbroker making millions in the 90s dotcom bubble to his drugs-smuggling career in Phoenix, Arizona - flying in ecstasy in competition with Mafia mass-murderer Sammy the Bull Gravano.

Shaun has previously published a book about his experiences and now tours schools telling kids his story. This is the no-holds-barred version he tells adults...


Also this week: in The Zeitgeist, Ollie Peart looks forward to the trends of 2016 - from the release of Oculus Rift to how Facebook auto-play is heralding the return of silent film - and, in The Foxhole, Alix Fox helps a gay gent who seeks a more reliable hard-on. If you have a question of sex for a future episode, you can submit it here.

Music this week comes courtesy of Mystery Jets - it's their new single Telomere, from their album Curve of the Earth - out Jan 15th on Caroline International:

And... that's it for the current series of The Modern Mann.

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We'll see you... in the Spring!



Posted on December 29, 2015 and filed under Season ONe, Season One.