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There’s a surprising new kind of YouTube celebrity: former prisoners.

Jun 05 2019

There’s a surprising new kind of YouTube celebrity: former prisoners. After serving a seven-year sentence, Joe Guerrero launched the “After Prison Show” YouTube channel; now, he has 1.2 million subscribers and a six-figure salary. And he’s not the only one. Videos about cooking with ramen and Doritos, negotiating with other inmates, staying safe during a riot, and more peeks between the prison bars are becoming popular not just among fellow ex-convicts, but curious outsiders as well. (WP)