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  1. Instagrammer of the Week: Danny ClinchRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | TheDailyBeast.com

    ... for new photographers, but at the end of the day, it still needs to be a great photograph! I would say going to San Quentin with Metallica and the Malloy Brothers to shoot the video for " St. Anger ." We had to sign a release stating that they would ...

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  2. Review: Do I cringe, laugh or both at Will Ferrell's 'Get Hard'?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Cape Cod Times

    ... securities fraud and is sentenced to 10 years in prison. And not some minimum-security resort: He's heading to San Quentin. James has a month to get his life in order, but he can only think of one thing: He's afraid of being beaten and raped once he ...

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  3. 'Get Hard' finds soft and funny spot in the hearts of audiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... him to plead guilty, but King feels he will beat this rap. He is found guilty and sentenced to ten years in San Quentin. King now has to prepare himself to go to jail in thirty days. He has lost everything of meaning to him, including the beautiful ...

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  4. Beyond 'Get Hard': 7 Prison Buddy Films You Should WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WMDH-AM New Castle

    ... with supernatural and heart-wrenching results. Plot: Directed by Steve Buscemi, this 2000 crime drama is set in San Quentin and based on the novel of the same name by Eddie Bunker. Decker, a young man convicted for drug possession, finds a mentor ...

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  5. Weekend Watch - Get Hard, Home, Danny Collins, SerenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | SF Appeal

    If you haven't already been bombarded with trailers and ads for this Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart comedy, well, I envy you. So here's the plot synop, just in case: Ferrell is a wrongfully accused white collar criminal heading to San Quentin.

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  6. 'Get Hard' review: Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart's comedy will leave you feeling limpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The London Free Press

    ... (Craig T. Nelson) and convicted of several counts of fraud. The sentence? Ten years in California's notorious San Quentin prison. With 30 days ticking down before he heads to the big house, a panicked James turns to the only black man he has any ...

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  7. Salt and pepper don't mix for laughsRead the original story

    Friday | New Jersey Herald

    ... But he takes a big chunk of cash from James to school him, converts the man's Bel Air mansion into a version of San Quentin and fakes his way through how to eat, carry yourself, defend yourself and how to act in "The Yard." That involves Hart ...

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  8. Inmates turned entrepreneurs: The Last Mile holds Demo DayRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | SFGate

    Graduates of San Quentin Prison's The Last Mile program are rallied together backstage by Azraal Ford, as they prepare to present their startup ideas at Demo Day in San Rafael, Calif., on Fri. March 27, 2015.

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  9. Flick picks: Will Ferrell and Ben Stiller are men at a crossroads in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Business Journal

    ... entrepreneur who runs the car-washing business in the parking ramp of his office building, to get him ready for San Quentin. Why does he turn to Darnell? Well, James assumes he's done hard time himself because, well, he's black. James' asinine ...

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  10. Review: 'Get Hard' is not for the sensitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Ferrell plays James King, a big-time investment banker convicted of fraud who has 30 days before heading off to San Quentin for 10 years. Hart plays Darnell Lewis, a decent man trying to get his family out of a bad neighborhood who also happens to ...

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  11. a Get Harda : Do I cringe, laugh or both?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Cape Cod Times

    ... securities fraud and is sentenced to 10 years in prison. And not some minimum-security resort: He's heading to San Quentin. James has a month to get his life in order, but he can only think of one thing: He's afraid of being beaten and raped once he ...

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  12. Review: Ferrell & Hart Only Reach Half-Mast in Forgettable 'Get Hard'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Firstshowing.net

    ... of fraud. He's given 30 days to get his affairs in order, which includes preparing himself for the ten years in San Quentin he's facing. Enter Hart's Darnell Lewis, a family man who's struggling to get his car wash business off the ground. Noticing ...

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  13. a Get Harda is not for the sensitiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... Ferrell plays James King, a big-time investment banker convicted of fraud who has 30 days before heading off to San Quentin for 10 years. Hart plays Darnell Lewis, a decent man trying to get his family out of a bad neighborhood who also happens to ...

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  14. 'Get Hard' should soften upRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Toledo Blade

    ... hires Hart's Darnell Lewis, the only black man he knows, to teach him how to survive 10 years of hard time in San Quentin. Both comedians are likable and have great chemistry with audiences, just not together. Their styles - Ferrell's goofy fratboy ...

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  15. Funny, but the innuendo's criminal: Brian Viner reviews Get HardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Mail

    Play Bonfire Of The Vanities for laughs and basically you've got Get Hard, in which Will Ferrell is James King, a strutting, insensitive, immensely successful commodities broker who is very publicly disgraced at his own engagement party to the boss's daughter, a Beverly Hills princess . When FBI agents burst into the house and arrest him for fraud, a nightmare begins in which he is sentenced to ten years in California's brutal San Quentin prison by a judge keen to make an example of a rich white-collar criminal.

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  16. 'Get Hard' leaves you softRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Examiner.com

    ... new son-in-law to be. So, it's not a surprise that James gets accused of fraud and is sentenced to 10 years in San Quentin, and the convicted man turns to the office car washer Darnell (Hart), to train him not to get gang-raped in prison, which of ...

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  17. Entertainment'Get Hard': Business suit to jumpsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... decade of hard time as the poster child for white-collar criminals. Fearful of being sexually assaulted while at San Quentin, James turns to Darnell (Hart), who owns the carwash business where James is a customer. James assumes that because Darnell ...

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  18. Ferrell and Hart's 'Get Hard' limpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | JAM! Showbiz

    ... (Craig T. Nelson) and convicted of several counts of fraud. The sentence? Ten years in California's notorious San Quentin prison. With 30 days ticking down before he heads to the big house, a panicked James turns to the only black man he has any ...

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  19. Mario Marazziti: 13 Ways of Looking at the Death PenaltyRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Indybay.org

    In Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty, Italian journalist and legislator Mario Marazziti achieves what might sound impossible: a book about the death penalty that takes on this weightiest of subjects in a charming and intimate way, bringing home the vast numbers of people impacted and why the stakes are high not only for those on Death Row but for us all. Marazziti visited San Quentin and Texas and developed many friendships with inmates sentenced to death.

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  20. Buddy system short-circuits in 'Get Hard'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Camera

    ... But he takes a big chunk of cash from James to school him, converts the man's Bel Air mansion into a version of San Quentin and fakes his way through how to eat, carry yourself, defend yourself and how to act in "The Yard." That involves Hart ...

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