Some men just aren’t meant to live in cages. And no, I’m not talking about your cubicle. Throughout the history of the modern prison system, there have been a handful of noteworthy escapes carried out by men whose desire for freedom loomed taller than any concrete wall or barbed-wire fence. Those escapes, and the men who orchestrated them, have gone down in the pages of criminal notoriety, inspiring films, songs, and the occasional internet list. Our cellmates over at Modern Man have compiled one of those lists, detailing a few of the more notable escapes from the last century. Read up on eight amazing prison escapes and learn the daring lengths some men will go to for freedom.