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Al Capone

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  • TV Review: ESPN's 'Playing For the Mob'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - It's hard to think of a more colorful sports documentary topic than "Playing for the Mob," the latest gem presented under ESPN's "30 for 30" banner, which feels like a movie -- largely because it's already been one. Narrated by...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Chalky and Nucky out for revenge

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Chalky and Nucky out for revenge
    Chalky White (Michael Kenneth Williams), on the run for killing a prison guard and an escaped inmate, returns to Atlantic City with the intent of committing at least one more murder on “King of Norway,” Episode 53 of HBO’s “...
  • Terence Winter Touts a Homefield Advantage for 'Boardwalk Empire'

    Terence Winter came of age in New York City during the bad old days of the 1970s and early 1980s. The "Boardwalk Empire" creator/showrunner remembers a time when areas of Manhattan such as the Upper East Side and Meatpacking District were a "no-man's...
  • New York City is a Key Plank for 'Boardwalk Empire's' Attention to Detail

    The Bronx County Courthouse, with its neoclassical majesty, needs no dressing up to double for 1930s Chicago. On a muggy August afternoon, the "Boardwalk Empire" team makes the most of the granite-and-limestone steps leading into the courthouse,...
  • Terence Winter and the 'Boardwalk Empire' Team on the Mob Men's Last Call

    When it debuted, "Boardwalk Empire" looked like the answer to HBO's prayers. Another mob series with a glittering pedigree, including Martin Scorsese, who practically defined post-"The Godfather" crime movies; and "The Sopranos" alums Terence Winter...
  • Philadelphia Emerging As An Eclectic Destination

    Philadelphia Emerging As An Eclectic Destination
    PHILADELPHIA — After residing in relative obscurity for decades, Philadelphia is finally emerging from the shadows of neighboring meccas New York City and Washington D.C. Sure, on the whole W.C. Fields would rather not be in Philadelphia —...
  • Classics come out at Corona del Mar car show

    Classics come out at Corona del Mar car show
    Bill Dunlap has already begun checking items off his bucket list: He climbed Mount Whitney. He went to the Super Bowl. He visited Chartwell, Winston Churchill's home in England. Sitting at the Coastline Car Classic on Sunday in Corona del Mar, the 65-...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky goes on offense in mob war

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky goes on offense in mob war
    After barely escaping a mob hit in Cuba, bootlegger Enoch “Nucky” Thompson (Steve Buscemi) figures out who ordered the attack — and retaliates — on “The Good Listener,” Episode 50 of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire....
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' Revisits Variety's 1931 Interview with Al Capone

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Variety had a guest shot in Sunday's episode of HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" in a storyline involving our famous 1931 interview with Al Capone. The June 30, 1931, edition of Variety featured the banner story "Capone Kids Gang...
  • Outfit enforcer gets 15 years in prison for gun conviction

    Outfit enforcer gets 15 years in prison for gun conviction
    As a feared Outfit enforcer three decades ago, Mario Rainone was skilled in the art of extorting mob victims. He was convicted of collecting juice loans from deadbeat borrowers with brutal force, threatening to kill restaurant owners who refused to...
  • We fear the Islamic State, but how much do we really understand?

    We fear the Islamic State, but how much do we really understand?
    If there’s one thing Americans are good at, it’s speaking definitively about things we don’t understand. From the salesman who feigns the knowledge he lacks to the television talking head who blathers “facts” based on...