Category Archives: Organized Crime

AHC: Mafia’s Greatest Hits- Sam Giancana

Source: The New Democrat “Mafia´s Greatest Hits Sam Giancana” From AHC Sam Giancana to me at least was a real life Hollywood gangster. He is the gangster that we see in a lot of the Hollywood Italian Mafia movies the gangster … Continue reading

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Bloodletters and Badmen: Virginia Hill- Mistress To The Mob

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you watch the movie Bugsy from 1991 with Warren Beatty playing Ben Siegel with Annette Being playing Siegel’s mistress Virginia Hill, the movie portrays Virginia as much more than … Continue reading

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Mob Video Vault: Mobsters- Benjamin Bugsy Siegel

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat  One of my favorite quotes about Ben Siegel was about his friendship with actor George Raft. The quote being that Ben Siegel was a mobster who wanted to be an … Continue reading

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CBS News: 60 Minutes Presents: Gotti- The Story of John Gotti’s Crime Family From John Jr.

Source: CBS News: 60 Minutes Presents: Gotti- The Story of John Gotti’s Crime Family From John Jr. John Gotti, is not someone who I see as evil. At least not in the pure evil sense like an Adolph Hitler, or … Continue reading

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Jodu Meper: James Whitey Bulger: The Making of a Monster

Source: Jodu Meper: James Whitey Bulger: The Making of a Monster Off the top of my head I don’t know of more successful (and I don’t mean that as a complement) Irish-American mobster than James Whitey Bulger. He is the … Continue reading

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E: Mysteries and Scandals- Bugsy Siegel

Source: E: Mysteries and Scandals- Bugsy Siegel I saw the movie Bugsy a few nights ago for like the hundredth time, or whatever. It is one of my favorite movies and what I get from Warren Beatty as Bugsy and from … Continue reading

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BIO: Mobsters- Anthony Spliotro: An Ant Who Became a Mafia Giant

Source: Bio: Mobsters- Anthony Spilotro Tony Spilotro was one of the worst pieces of garbage (and I’m being nice here) that was ever produced by the Italian Mafia. I’m not even sure he cared about his own family, wife and kids … Continue reading

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