Gorilla Convict

  • John Broman

John Broman

  • July 3, 2017
In 30 days, after 15 years of living inside the most violent penitentiaries the United States has to offer, I’m finally scheduled for release on ...
  • March 10, 2017
Winding down a prison sentence is like walking across a frozen lake. It’s painfully slow and you’re bound to bust your head, but eventuall ...
  • February 5, 2017
Just like the rest of human civilization, I will be watching the Super Bowl on Sunday along with the rest of my inmate population. Inside the prison s ...
  • January 19, 2017
Dead Family in the Penitentiary The enchanting days of traveling across the country hitting up every Dead, Phish, and festival show is almost a decade ...
  • November 29, 2016
Stepping foot onto the most violent federal penitentiary yard in the BOP as a 150 lb. educated, white, middle class suburban kid with dreadlocks down ...
  • January 26, 2016
Prison Shot Caller When I first came to prison, all I wanted to do was die. I was 23 years old and just received almost as much time as I had been ali ...
  • December 25, 2015
This will be my fourteenth Christmas behind the wall. Almost a decade and a half without a bunch of presents to wake up to and share with a loving fam ...
  • December 6, 2015
My Road to Rehabilitation at USP Hazleton by John Broman, Federal Prisoner #20121-068 This month as part of President Obama’s prison reform efforts ...