Hollywood loves gangsters. Not because film makers condone their crimes, but because their stories make them lots of money. It’s difficult to name any other genre that has so many titles based on a true story. Yet, despite this label, the true story often gets twisted to fit the silver screen. That is why Gangsters Inc. shares its knowledge of the…Continue
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Organized crime is big business. And not just of the illegal kind. Each year, millions are made by film studios, writers, and media giants by turning stories about stone cold gangsters and Mafiosi in cold hard dollars.
We at Gangsters Inc. thoroughly enjoy these products and decided to shine some light on them in this section. This is where we discuss the true story behind some…Continue
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By David Amoruso for Gangsters Inc.
Martin Scorsese’s latest Mafia epic The Irishman finally…Continue
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The murder of Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa remains a mystery, even 44 years after his disappearance. With…Continue
The good times are here! Netflix and chill will soon become Netflix and whacked. The streaming service just released a teasing trailer of Martin Scorsese’s mob epic The Irishman, starring Robert De Niro as the hulking…Continue
The summer has arrived and before the boys from Philly pack their stuff to enjoy the shore, crime reporters George Anastasia and Dave Schratwieser discuss a dark cloud hanging over them as well as why mob boss Joey Merlino was meeting with Robert De Niro.
Right off the bat, the two get to business.…Continue
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Saturday Night Live finished off its season with a bang last night when it brought in a star-studded cast to parody the infamous final episode of HBO’s The Sopranos. As Journey’s Don’t…Continue
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At 6’4” Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran literally was a towering figure. But to those who knew him in the American underworld, he was even taller. A fearsome force who had honed his deadly skills as a combat-hardened rifleman during the Second World War fighting the Nazis. Back home, he became a Mafia hitman,…Continue
Comedian Ray Romano has joined the cast of director Martin Scorsese’s new mob epic The Irishman, about mob hitman Frank Sheeran. The Netflix production already snared ‘usual Mafia suspects’…Continue
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The gang is back together! The entire (surviving) cast of The Godfather will reunite for one special evening. Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton, Talia Shire and the man behind the camera Francis Ford Coppola will come together on April 29 for the Tribeca Film Festival’s closing-night…Continue
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On January 31, 2017, Frank Pellegrino, Sr., the owner of…Continue
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Frank Pellegrino Sr. passed away on Tuesday at age 72. He had been diagnosed with cancer last year. Pellegrino Sr. is best known among the general public for his role as FBI Bureau Chief Frank Cubitoso on HBO’s The Sopranos…Continue
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When you mention Rao’s to someone, you can see their eyes light up. Probably they’ve never been there-you can’t get in the place-but they’ve heard about it: the location, the ambience, the mystique, all those stories. You can only image what it’s like. And then one night, you get lucky. You get in and find…
Weird. That’s what I thought when I read the New York Daily News piece headlined “EXCLUSIVE: Son of Colombo family mob boss now delivers pizza for Brooklyn pizzeria.” Weird that this is an “exclusive” story. Weird that this is treated as news even. But beyond the headline things got even weirder.
The article itself…Continue
Do we think he’s funny? Yeah, we do. Joe Pesci is a funny guy. A very funny guy. He cracked us up in My Cousin Vinny, Home Alone 1 & 2, and he did it again in Lethal Weapon 2, 3, and 4. He’s also known to crack people open in classics such as …Continue
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The 1978 Lufthansa heist went down as the largest cash robbery on U.S. soil that had ever taken place until that time. Gangsters walked away with over $5 million in cash and almost $1 million in jewelry. In 1990, director Martin Scorsese forever immortalized the heist in his mob epic…Continue
Hollywood loves gangsters. Not because film makers condone their crimes, but because their stories make them lots of money. It’s difficult to name any other genre that has so many titles based on a true story. Yet,…Continue
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By David Amoruso
Would you tell a vicious mobster to his face that his wife looks like a moose? Seriously. Would you have the balls to do that? Forget about balls for a second, would you be crazy enough to do that? You, probably not. But comedian Don Rickles built his entire act around it. Nicknamed the King of Zing, Rickles pokes fun at everyone. Blacks,…Continue
This profile first appeared on the Alleged-Mafia-Site and is written by Shannon Dougherty.
Dubbed "the Irish guinea" by his Italian-American gangsters, Burke was known as a "gentlemanly" criminal and preferred to make his illegal income from swindles. Burke was close with the Upper West Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen Irish mob. Gangster Hughie Mulligan had taught Burke the ropes. In the boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn, Burke held…