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The Late Movies: “Atlantic City” Covers

While researching this post, I came across a quote from Justin Townes Earle that I just loved. He said, “If you don’t like Springsteen, that means you don’t like Woody Guthrie and that means you don’t like songs.” One of my favorite songs from Bruce and the boys is “Atlantic City” and a lot of [...]

7 Major Mafia Murders [Warning: Gruesome Photos]

1. Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel Date: 1947 Murdered: Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel (born Benjamin Siegelbaum) Siegel, in an effort to reinvent and legitimize himself, had moved to Las Vegas to oversee the construction of the Flamingo resort. He failed miserably at the job and then was murdered just months after the casino went nearly bankrupt. While reading the Los Angeles [...]

7 Major Mafia Murders

1. Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel Date: 1947 Murdered: Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel (born Benjamin Siegelbaum) Siegel, in an effort to reinvent and legitimize himself, had moved to Las Vegas to oversee the construction of the Flamingo resort. He failed miserably at the job and then was murdered just months after the casino went nearly bankrupt. While reading the Los Angeles [...]