Tag Archives: Al Capone

“Dickie Da Nose” and Other Well Dressed Gangsters Of Our Time

I’m a sucker for gangster stories. Gangster movies, gangster’s shooting gangsters, gangster molls, and just plain ordinary stories about gangsters in general. Not that there are any “ordinary” stories about gangsters mind you. So I was in pig heaven, so … Continue reading

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Gangster Grave Sites. Only if you are of a curious nature.

Sometimes my mind wanders off and I begin to think of strange things. Actually, when ya think about it, writing this blog is writing about strange things on a daily basis. So, I guess my mind wanders 99% of the … Continue reading

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Say Hello To My Leetle Friend! (gangster lingo)

For some odd reason “Yahoo” and one of their staff reporters, Claudine Zap, seem to be on a gangster kick. Considering Claudine’s last name is “Zap,” (Mafia term for getting rid of snitches) that may be a reason for her … Continue reading

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Goodfellas’ Mobster Dies….and he never even had one of those neat Mob nicknames.

You know what I mean. Like Bobo “the knife” Garbonzzo. Or, Guido “big balls” Zambranzzi. Or, Ricardo “the nose” Vittorioso.  Um….wait….that last one was what my nickname was supposed to be before I flunked out of Mobster school. All prospective … Continue reading

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FBI Says It Has A New Lead On D.B. Cooper*

*For those of you not old enough to remember D.B. Cooper, I shall enlighten you.  Mr. Cooper, if that’s actually his real honest to goodness name, boarded an airplane, (Boeing 727) back in 1971 and proceeded to hijack it. His … Continue reading

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