Tag Archives: Italian Mafia

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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Jack Ruby: Lee Harvey Oswald Assassin

Source:Britannica– Dallas nightclub owner and perhaps part-time Dallas Mafia assassin Jack Ruby. Source:The New Democrat  “Jack Ruby, in full Jack L. Ruby, original name Jacob Rubenstein, (born March 25?, 1911, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.—died January 3, 1967, Dallas, Texas), American nightclub … Continue reading

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Johnny Machine: Bugsy 1991- A Gangster Goes Hollywood

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: Johnny Machine: Bugsy 1991- A Gangster Goes Hollywood Bugsy from 1991, is one of not my favorite films, but also one of my favorite gangster films. Right up there with … 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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The Literary Group: Entertainment Tonight: Double Cross Sam Giancana and Marilyn Monroe, February 17th, 1992

Source: The Literary Group: Entertainment Tonight: Double Cross Sam Giancana and Marilyn Monroe, February 17th, 1992 The whole point about Marilyn Monroe’s housekeeper being asleep at Marilyn Monroe’s house the night that she died and that she was next door, … Continue reading

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All Things Film: Goodfellas- The Making Of A Classic

Source: The Daily Review If you ask the people who were actually part of these Italian crime families in New York in the 1960s and 1970s when Goodfellas takes place, they’ll tell you watching this movie is like watching their … Continue reading

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Michael B. Druxman: ‘Lana & Johnny Were Lovers’

“LANA & JOHNNY WERE LOVERS, a play in two acts by Michael B. Druxman, dramatizes the story of screen superstar Lana Turner and her relationship with mobster Johnny Stompanato.” From Michael B. Druxman There really needs to be a bio pic … Continue reading

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Mike Gardner: Evans and Novak- Governor Mario Cuomo: On Anti-Italian Slurs in 1986

Source: Mike Gardner: Evans and Novak- Governor Mario Cuomo: On Anti-Italian Slurs in 1986 Before I get into Italian slurs, I’m going to get into why Mario Cuomo never ran for president. Even though chances are had he ran, he probably … Continue reading

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The Lip TV: Byod With Ondi Timoner- Dimitri Logothetis: ‘Why Sam Giancana Killed JFK’

“Sam Giancana is suspected as being one of the orchestrators of the killing of JFK, and we discuss the theory linking the mafia with the murder of the president in this BYOD interview clip with Momo: The Sam Giancana Story … Continue reading

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Jack Ruby: On Killing Lee Harvey Oswald

Source:Dallas News– Dallas businessman Jack Ruby, who killed Lee Harvey Oswald, in custody in Dallas, Texas. “Jack Ruby has a story he would like to tell you. It’s a familiar one, achingly so. But more than likely, you have never … Continue reading

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