Ear Hustle, Episode 1: Cellies

"We started with Cellies because we felt that people probably can’t relate to prison but they can definitely relate to a roommate, especially a roommate from hell." Earlonne Woods, co-host of Ear Hustle .

2017 / Earlonne Woods / Antwan Williams / Nigel Poor / Radiotopia, USA


"We started with Cellies because we felt that people probably can’t relate to prison but they can definitely relate to a roommate, especially a roommate from hell." Earlonne Woods, co-host of Ear Hustle .

Welcome to San Quentin State Prison in Northern California. Not the San Quentin from TV and movies, but the actual prison where inmates Earlonne Woods and Antwan Williams are serving out their sentences. That's where they met Bay Area artist Nigel Poor and decided to create a new podcast together called Ear Hustle about their lives and the place they currently call home.

Ear Hustle grew out of Radiotopia’s Podquest, an open call for new podcast ideas. In November 2016, their proposal was selected as the winner from a very crowded pack of 1,537 entries... it's the newest member of the Radiotopia podcast network.

Read about the tons of extra challenges the Ear Hustle team face working behind prison walls in our Behind the Scenes interview with Nigel, Earlonne and Antwan.

Credits:
Ear Hustle is produced by Nigel Poor, Earlonne Williams and Antwan Woods, with sound design by Antwan Williams in San Quentin's media lab. The team has additional assistance from production advisor Pat Mesiti-Miller, editor Curtis Fox and executive producer Julie Shapiro.


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Earlonne Woods

Earlonne Woods is co-creator, co-producer and co-host of Ear Hustle from Radiotopia.

Antwan Williams

Antwan Williams is co-creator, co-producer and sound designer of Ear Hustle from Radiotopia.

Nigel Poor

Nigel Poor is co-creator, co-producer and co-host of Ear Hustle from Radiotopia.


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