Skip to comments.Jail bars ‘brokeback’ viewing: Warden turns movie off, didn’t want cons turned on
Posted on 04/08/2006 7:44:12 AM PDT by Panerai
A by-the-book warden pulled the plug during a jailhouse showing of the controversial gay-cowboy movie Brokeback Mountain yesterday, fearing the films steamy scenes violated the facilitys no-movie-sex policy.
Faster than you could say I wish I knew how to quit you, inmates at MCI-Norfolk found their afternoon matinee ended just 10 minutes before the Academy Award-winning movies ending.
The cons were assembled in the gym yesterday afternoon to watch the film about a love affair between two gay cowboys and their trysts on an isolated mountainside - that is, until a prison official shut it off.
However, the prisoners did get to hear the line uttered by the cowboys boss, You boys sure found a way to make the time pass, when he happened upon the sheepherders after a heated tumble in the grass, which he likened to leaving the dogs babysittin the sheep while you stem the rose.
Trying to prevent prisoners from making the time pass by engaging in cellblock sex is one of the most serious problems correction officers face, said Ken Ferullo, vice president of the Massachusetts Correction Officers Federated Union.
We dont need to foster that kind of atmosphere in there. It already exists. These guys are alone together, some of them forever, Ferullo said. Were already running Brokeback prison.
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I thought that was part of the standard sentence.
Obviously born that way....
I've heard some pretty nasty stories about Brokeback liver night in the prison kitchen.
Holy soap-on-a-rope, Batman, what are they doing in there?
No pudding for you!
one of the inmates:
# Convicted killer Michelle Lynne Kosilek, whose name was Bob when he strangled his wife Cheryl to death in 1990. Kosilek successfully sued to get a sex-change operation and takes taxpayer-funded female hormones. The inmate is now demanding a nose job and laser hair removal.
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