Zo, The (Induction)

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Step into The Zo—a term coined by one prisoner who felt being in prison was like living in 'The Twilight Zone.' The Zo is not a place you can point to or a system you can fight. It’s the result of quixotic, arbitrary moves by prison wardens and staff that incarcerated people can rarely prove or defend themselves against. Our first episode, “Induction,” shows how prison guards and administrators use deliberate bureaucratic paradoxes to make you question your grip on reality and your sense of self. Let us know what you think of this episode in the comments below. Be sure to like, share, and subscribe: The Marshall Project

The Zo is a 3-part animated series illustrated by Molly Crabapple and narrated by Michael K. Williams for The Marshall Project and First Look Media’s streaming service, Topic.


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