“Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” Trending At Guantánamo Bay

    Both The Miami Herald and New York Magazine agree that The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air has replaced Harry Potter (books not films) as the entertainment of choice for prisoners in the United States’ Guantánamo Bay detention center. Apparently media consumption slows down every year during Ramadan, but when it’s not Ramadan, and if they’re “cooperative captives”, prisoners can watch the show around the clock in communal areas. This is starting to sound eerily like freshman dorms. Here’s one more image from the Miami Herald:
    “A maximum security captive, who represents about 15 percent of the population, can watch the show alone for perhaps an hour or two a day. He gets a special solo cell, shown to journalists on a Ramadan visit this week, that lets him watch from a recliner, with one ankle shackled to a bolt on the floor.”
    And now, “The Carlton”: