With an overpass designed to look like Folsom Prison’s east gate guard towers, the newly-opened $3.8 million Johnny Cash Trail will take pedestrians and bicyclists on a continuous 2.5 mile journey outside the prison walls and across its grounds—from Folsom’s City Hall to the town’s large lake, north of the prison.
“La Carnada” is a short film about a 13-year old’s first trip across the border smuggling cocaine.
The Art Forger Who Became a National Hero by Zachary Crockett
How one of the biggest fraudsters of 20th century art made millions, conned a Nazi, and emerged a national hero.
The Rise and Fall of the Biggest Pot Dealer in New York City History by Alan Feuer
An elaborate case led to the discovery, and subsequent arrest, of Jimmy Cournoyer, a French Canadian playboy and international criminal.
REVOK, REYES and STEEL are suing Roberto Cavalli for ganking their artwork, using it for his own profit on pieces for his Just Cavalli fashion line, and then ironically going over them with his own wack tag. All the proof is in this exclusive document we’ve received, which you can view after the jump.
Ed Gein’s alleged nipple belt, which was fashioned out of the flesh of corpses he dug up from the grave.
‘Yarn bomber’ turned underwater activist, Olek, is wanted by Mexican environmental authorities after she crocheted over sculptures at the environmentally protected Cancun Underwater Museum, resulting in the possible deaths of marine life growing on the subaqueous works of art. While Olek explained that her stunt was performed “to bring awareness to the state of the world’s oceans and promote the preservation of #marinelife” she herself became part of the problem. As noted by the museum director “believe it or not, there is a lot of marine life growing, incrusted in the sculpture, and we gather that this has killed it.”
Who knew the DEA could be so cool? Here’s a look though some seriously awesome Drug Enforcement Patches.
You can purchase the patches through ebay and Fred’s
The Tragedy of Louis Scarcella by Albert Samaha
How the face of NYC’s tough-on-crime era went from Supercop to scapegoat.