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Dec 23, 2021

When writer/director Seth Ferranti received a twenty-five-year LSD kingpin conviction, after faking his suicide and landing on the US Marshals Top-15 Most Wanted list, he thought his life was over. As a first time, non-violent offender, the lengthy sentence attracted media attention from The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, The Washington Times, and others. Listen in to hear what happens next…


In this episode, we learn what it means to go through everything Seth has gone through and overcome it. 


00:00 Intro

03:50 Legal substances

07:08 Three tips for anyone going to prison

11:14 Gorilla Convicts

18:55 25 years

23:34 Why Seth went into the direction of movies/documentaries

27:30 Smart people in jail

34:00 His wife waited 25 years.

36:25 go or follow Seth at @sethferranti             

40:40 “If I depicted someone in the wrong way, they could come and stab me…so that’s how I learned journalism.” - Seth Ferranti

46:00 Writing for different publications

52:50 “I wasn’t addicted to the drugs, I was addicted to the lifestyle.” - Seth Ferranti

54:09 Brian and Gabby’s case

55:50 The rules for hierarchy in jail

58:00 “Everything that's happened to me made me who I am today.” - Seth Ferranti

01:00:06 Tangle roots the four part series Seth is working on

01:06:21 “My number one attribute is that I am relentless.” - Seth Ferranti

01:08:17 Brad’s acting career