Saturday at the Tibeca Film Festival, one of the event's most buzzed about features made its debut. After all, there's nothing New Yorkers love more than art about other New Yorkers. And sex. Plus, Rupert Murdoch -- but not together. The as-of-yet untitled and unfinished Eliot Spitzer documen ... More >>
When the Mafia does what private equity firms did to the Simmons mattress company - as described in the devastatingly detailed front page story in today's Times about the pending bankruptcy of a legendary American brand name - it's called a bust out. And if you're caught at it, it's called ra ... More >>
Lawyer Robert Simels, whose shady dealings with his underworld clients were explored by David Shaftel in a June Voice article, was today found guilty of witness tampering and other charges. In the Voice story, Wiseguys author Nicholas Pileggi describes Simels as someone who "goes [to trial] w ... More >>
The only-in-NY trial that brings together a lawyer to drug kingpins, his mob attorney, and the Gotti prosecutor
The man. The myth. The legend. And his artwork. Henry Hill, the Brooklyn-born gangster, who collaborated with Nicholas Pileggi on Wiseguy, the memoir that became of the basis for Goodfellas is peddling his original artwork on ebay. Many of the pictures are tropical scenes but some—is that Bill ... More >>
What Rao's and a gangster-run school bus drivers' union have in common
Conservative, gifted, and black: too different for 'diversity'?