You can learn more about Way Quoe Long’s case here. But we also thought it would be nice to let the public get to know the real men behind these horrific Draconian sentences for nonviolent marijuana offenses. So we asked a series of questions designed to do just that!
What meal or food do you crave most that you will want to eat when you get out?
Water from my own springs and fruits from my own trees!
What are your favorite books or who are your favorite authors?
I don’t read novels, only biographies and autobiographies. My favorite was written by a member of Scott’s team on the race to the South Pole.
Prefer winter or summer?
I like ALL seasons!
Nocturnal or morning person?
Coffee or tea?
Quest for Fire, Apocalypto
Favorite TV show(s)?
I don’t watch much TV, Bizarre Foods if I have to pick.
Favorite song(s) and/or musical artist(s)?
Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons,” Arcangelo Corelli’s “La Folla.” Favorite artists include Joan Baez, Loreena McKennitt, Abigail Williams, Nasrat Faleh Ali Khan.
What is your favorite color?
Black and purple.
Do you prefer to be near a lake or the ocean?
If you could walk out tomorrow and go anywhere – where would it be and why?
Back to the night of my incarceration and to celebrate our anniversary as my wife suggested.
What were your favorite hobbies and interests before you went to prison?
Playing music and searching out good eats!
What is your favorite food you can get at the prison commissary?
What do you most wish they would carry at the prison commissary?
Green tea leaves.
If you could travel to any country – where would it be and why?
To the Solomon Islands. I love to sail and explore new places and meet new people.
How does it make you feel to know that so much progress has been made towards marijuana legalization while you remain stuck in prison.
That there’s hope for all who were incarcerated since before the progress.