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Special to the Los Angeles TimesTo Millicent Siegel Rosen, her father was a loving parent. She knew nothing of his life as one of America's most notorious gangsters — and to this day, does her best to steer the conversation away from her father's infamy. "I adored my father," she...
Channel Guide MagazineSo many razor-edged bad people swagger about Terence Winter’s Boardwalk Empire that, even having shed one of its primary POV characters, it is instantly, retoxifyingly addictive as the epic criminal sojourn of Nucky Thompson and Atlantic City...
"Life's better with friends." - Gyp Rosetti Like most men, Nucky Thompson dreams about bacon. Unlike most men, he also dreams about dead choirboys. Yes, the whole "assassinating your surrogate son" thing is finally starting to catch up to Nucky, and it's...
Nation NowVegas Mob Museum: A Las Vegas museum dedicated to the history of organized crime in the city opened Tuesday....
Staff WriterThere was the corrupt sheriff who encouraged gambling houses to flourish, and even held a share in one. Preening gangsters such as Julian "Potatoes" Kaufman, Jimmy "Blue Eyes" Alo and Longy Zwillman strutted about town, pockets filled with ill-gotten...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A new attraction on the Las Vegas Strip gives visitors a glimpse into the origin and rise of mobs in Sin City. It features possessions and home movies from some of organized crime's most famous figures, including Meyer Lansky's...
Valley Women WriterSeated on the shady porch in view of her lush and flowering El Centro backyard, professional singer and actress Gloria Uribe “Michaels” Brister sips a cup of hot English-style tea and sighs contentedly as she pets the purring orange tabby...
Show TrackerAfter seven episodes, "Boardwalk Empire" has finally found its first iconic character. I don't mean to say that the other characters on the show are bad, not at all. I like the way that Nucky's intelligence causes him to overestimate......
NEW YORK -- Steve Buscemi does not bear much physical resemblance to Enoch "Nucky" Johnson, the tall, broad-shouldered political boss whose 30-year rule of Atlantic City inspired HBO's new Prohibition-era drama "Boardwalk Empire." But that ended up...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesOne of the many things to admire about Philip Kerr's long-running Bernie Gunther series is the way the novels seamlessly blend the complex antihero's personal history with that of Germany before, during and after World War II. From the first novel, "March...
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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLas Vegas, a city forged on gambling, booze and flesh, has been strangely reluctant -- and perhaps a little nervous -- to make money off its mob roots. Until now. On a recent drizzly night, a small, white Vegas Mob Tour bus rumbled past aging strip...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterBefore Tony Soprano or Don Corleone or Tony Montana there was Lucky Luciano -- the real-life patriarch of modern organized crime. Luciano was the Sicilian immigrant who rose to power in the Mafia in the U.S. in the 1920s and transformed it into a...
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