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It’s tough being in prison. It’s very tough. I had this friend here – Joe. But now he’s dead. This is what I’m talking about it.

The food is terrible. It’s inedible. The yard, when they let us out, is scary. It’s all scary.

I miss my family. Even my wife who betrayed me.

And that’s why I say it’s tough being in prison!

Date Written: October 26, 2004
Author: Will Disney
Average Vote: 3.5833

11/3/2004 Streifenbeuteldachs: I feel like I am missing something.
11/3/2004 qualcomm (4): just shy of a fiver
11/3/2004 Will Disney: It's tough all around, today!
11/3/2004 The Rid: I'm flummoxed.
11/3/2004 Chance the Gardener (3): Honestly, I think our country is going to hell because slurry Tom Brokaw is too stupid to figure out how to take red paint off the ice at Rockefeller Center.
11/3/2004 Jon Matza: How is this not a 1.75?
11/3/2004 qualcomm: that last sentence is 'ler, brother. (killer)
11/3/2004 qualcomm: also, it's a successful shaggy dog story. you think it's leading up to something, maybe not much, given the short format, but something. instead, he just gives some examples and restates his premise.
11/3/2004 Mr. Pony (4): Chance, does that have something to do with the short? Author, is that "it" at the end of the first paragraph a typo? Matza, how are you feeling? I hope you are well.
11/3/2004 Jon Matza: Are you sure about this? And do you have an explanation for "This is what I’m talking about it"?
11/3/2004 Jon Matza: Pony, what do you mean by feeling? This is a trick, right?
11/3/2004 Mr. Pony: No, no trick. I just hope that you're well, and that everything is okay with you. Just thought I'd look in on you. Just checking up.
11/3/2004 Streifenbeuteldachs (3):
11/3/2004 Jon Matza: Oh NOW I see what you're up to, Mr. Pony. Well I have news for you: IT WON'T WORK!!
11/3/2004 Mr. Pony: But you're okay, right?
11/3/2004 Jon Matza: No sir. Only 'king. Am fine, thanks. Had a plum birthday. Let's rage one of these days (like it says in the poem).
11/3/2004 Mr. Pony: Glad to hear it!
11/3/2004 Litcube: So, "qualcomm", what you're saying is, really, that because this short intentionally shits the bed and lays there for three days, it's worth more than three stars. Not that I can't relate to that, but is that what you're saying?
11/3/2004 Mr. Pony: That's why I like it! It's stupid!
11/3/2004 qualcomm: that's about what i mean, yeah. go qualcomm!
11/3/2004 qualcomm: but my vote rewards HOW the short shits the bed, too, mind you
11/3/2004 Litcube (3): I can relate to that. 3.2.
11/3/2004 TheBuyer: Just to avoid messing with the "User Feedback" portion of Acme, I'm including this preamble in front of this link to a similar short which I think is a pretty good example of a funny short with no joke in it like this one.
11/3/2004 Jimson S. Sorghum: The light is already DEAD, Matza. Already dead...dead already...
11/3/2004 George W. Bush: I'm thrilled to have this opportunity to finish our important work. There's still so much I want to do! We're gonna have incentives. Codification. No child left behind.
11/3/2004 George W. Bush: Did I mention fabulous?
11/3/2004 Litcube: In Canada we have a saying, George. If you're a fool, you can't fool the shame.. once.. Wait.. If you're shamed.. If you're a fool.. No.. If the fooled.. The shame is fooled twice?
11/3/2004 Jon Matza: Hasn't stopped THIS GUY from raging, Jimson! And as the little boys of PS 29 will tell you, I do some of my heartiest partying when the lights are out. Buyer: you wound me. I see virtually no similarity whatsoever, and "feel" there's at least one joke at work in the Matza short you linked to. I am hurt. Hurt!!
11/3/2004 TheBuyer: That Matza short is much better what with all the !s and detail and things but I liked to it because it doesn't contain a funny sitauation, name, location, action, has no punchline and isn't a story and...they're not similar at all are they...
11/3/2004 TheBuyer (4): anyhow...
11/3/2004 Jon Matza (3): Seen in the clear, cool reflection of the twilight's deepening azure (Wednesday, November 3, 2004), this short is not quite as bad as I thought previously. And as QC points out the inane cheerfulness of the last line is Cuisinart. "This is what I’m talking about it" remains unthoroughbred, though. Pomace. Not Beluga. Chicory. Steak-Umm.
11/3/2004 John Slocum (3):
11/3/2004 TheBuyer: i should have given this 5, disney shorts grow on me throughout the day
11/3/2004 anonymous: Who said it's a Disney short!! Also, I think I should've removed the last line of the first graph. Oh well!
11/3/2004 TheBuyer: shot in the dark, Author. I'll bet you like four.2 euro on it though.
11/3/2004 anonymous: That's right. Now that we're all moving to Canada, we'll have to switch to Euros...
11/3/2004 Litcube: Is 48% of the population moving here? Also, we don't use Euro's, but Beaver pelts & wool blankets.
11/3/2004 TheBuyer: what do you mean 'we' you stupid indian?
11/3/2004 Litcube: Just because you don't live on the reserve anymore doesn't mean you can deny your heritage, brother.
11/3/2004 Yahzick: He looks a little reserve. You know, skinny, all ribs and cock, like a reserve dog.
11/3/2004 The Rid (4): I could've gone without "And that's why I say" in the last sentence. Seems like you need a little more oomph, like, "Yeah! It's tough in prison!" But what the fuck do I know?
11/4/2004 senator (4): I like this one. However, I have a biased towards prison shorts (not prison shorts as in what you would wear in prison). It makes me want to link to my prison short, but that really isn't my style.
11/4/2004 Ewan Snow: Hi senator. Welcome back.
11/4/2004 scoop: I second those sentiments.
11/4/2004 scoop: That sentiment, I guess. Whatever. Hey Snow, you ever tried that Euro choclate bar "Aero"? Have you felt the bubbles melt?
11/4/2004 qualcomm: of course he's tried it. he's a candy bar fanatic!
11/4/2004 TREE (3): he seems to speak from experience ?
11/4/2004 Jon Matza: Why do I constantly have to state the obvious? The best chocolate bar, hands down, is Bit o' Honey, fun size. Even a mental case retard knows that.
11/4/2004 scoop: Didn't you mean "especially a mental case retard knows that" eh, brother? Eh? EH?
11/4/2004 scoop (5): By and by, good short Disney. I'll give it the 5 that no one else had the courage to give it.