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The Hollywood Godfather Podcast

English, Cultural, 1 seasons, 265 episodes, 2 days 11 hours 27 minutes
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Welcome to The Hollywood Godfather Podcast. Actor, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and Mafia associate Gianni Russo best known for portraying Carlo in ‘The Godfather’ has teamed with an unlikely ally, Patrick Picciarelli, writer, retired NYPD lieutenant, and current private investigator to put together a thought-provoking, tragic, funny, and often shocking view of Gianni’s life in the mob and the movies. His counterpart and co-host, Patrick, gives his insights into the world of crime, and comments on characters both men have known, as well as the current happenings in Hollywood and the mob.The friendship between Gianni and Patrick did not have the usual beginnings of boyhood camaraderie. Both Gianni and Patrick were born and raised in New York’s Little Italy and lived a scant short block from each other, but that’s where the similarities end. Gianni sought his future with the Mafia, while Patrick became a New York cop. Their paths crossed a few times, and each was on the other’s radar;...
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Season 14 - Episode 256 - Interview with Steve Hodel author of The Black Dahlia Avenger

Steve Hodel, a retired LAPD detective, joins us to discuss his books and his unexpected relationship to gruesome killing of The Black Dalhia - Elizabeth Short. Look for Steve’s books on Amazon. https://a.co/d/ixhDfyH
28/02/202446 minutes 8 seconds
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Season 14 - Episode 255 - Listener's Emails

Listener's Emails
21/02/202445 minutes 30 seconds
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Season 14 - Episode 254 - Mr. Copacabana with Jim Proser

Mr. Copacabana: The outrageous life story of Monte Proser, creator and operator of the famous Copacabana nightclub. Mr. Copacabana: An American History by Night (Jericho Mountain) https://a.co/d/2VtZjHQ
14/02/202454 minutes 33 seconds
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Season 14 – Episode 253 – Hollywood Godfather meets the Hollywood Kid

Hollywood Godfather meets the Hollywood Kid
07/02/202446 minutes 54 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 184 - Interview with Judge Jeanine Pirro

Interview with Judge Jeanine Pirro
31/01/202452 minutes 51 seconds
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Season 5 Episode 98 - Interview with Henry “Bombastic” Bushkin”

Interview with Henry “Bombastic” Bushkin”
24/01/202458 minutes 4 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 111 - Interview with Actor, Writer & Producer Chazz Palminteri

Interview with Actor, Writer & Producer Chazz Palminteri
17/01/202456 minutes 39 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 160 – Interview with Miles Watson: An Insider’s Unknown Stories of the Mob

Interview with Miles Watson: An Insider’s Unknown Stories of the Mob
10/01/202455 minutes 59 seconds
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Season 6 Episode 119 – The Unusual Artistry of Sid Krofft: Interview with a Hollywood Legend

The Unusual Artistry of Sid Krofft: Interview with a Hollywood Legend
03/01/20241 hour 3 minutes 12 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 118 - Interview with the Legendary Frankie Valli: Still Walking Like a Man

Interview with the Legendary Frankie Valli: Still Walking Like a Man
27/12/202358 minutes 51 seconds
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Season 13 - Epsode 252 - Listener’s Emails

Listener's Emails
20/12/202349 minutes 20 seconds
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Season 13 -Episode 251 - Who is A.J. Pratt? Pt. 2

Who is A.J. Pratt? Pt. 2
13/12/202345 minutes 1 second
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Season 13 - Episode 250 - Who is A.J. Pratt? pt. 1

Who is A.J. Pratt? pt. 1
06/12/202349 minutes 34 seconds
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Season 13 - Episode 249 – Newly Uncovered Evidence in the JFK Assassination: Interview with Mark Shaw

Newly Uncovered Evidence in the JFK Assassination: Interview with Mark Shaw
29/11/202352 minutes 49 seconds
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Season 13 - Episode 248 – Battle of the Stonewall

Battle of the Stonewall
22/11/202344 minutes 57 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 247 - Interview Author Paul Hodos: Steel City Mafia Pt.2

Interview Author Paul Hodos: Steel City Mafia Pt. 2
15/11/202346 minutes 21 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 246 - Interview Author Paul Hodos: Steel City Mafia Pt. 1

Interview Author Paul Hodos: Steel City Mafia Pt. 1
08/11/202345 minutes 55 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 245 - Listener’s Emails

Listener's Emails
01/11/20231 hour 49 seconds
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Season 13 - Episode 243 - Interview with Mitchum Reeves Pt 2

Interview with Mitchum Reeves: Moonshine  Runner, wrongly convicted for murder Pt 2
25/10/202347 minutes 12 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 244 - Tommy Gambino Retrospective

Tommy Gambino Retrospective Ready about it in the NY Post Here.
25/10/202355 minutes 28 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 242 - Interview with Mitchum Reeves

 Interview with Mitchum Reeves: Moonshine  Runner, wrongly convicted for murder Pt 1
11/10/202347 minutes 12 seconds
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Season 13 - Episode 241 - Ogden, Utah: Lawless City

Ogden, Utah: Lawless City
04/10/202343 minutes 55 seconds
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Season 13 - Episode 240 - Highlights of Gianni’s Live in Pictures

Highlights of Gianni’s Live in Pictures 
27/09/202354 minutes 35 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 239 - Listener’s Emails

Listener's Emails
20/09/202354 minutes 29 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 238 - Gianni & Ava Thompson Interview

Gianni & Ava Thompson Interview
13/09/202344 minutes 16 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 237 - The Mob’s Reaction to Rudy Giuliani’s RICO Indictment

The Mob’s Reaction to Rudy Giuliani’s RICO Indictment 
06/09/202351 minutes 10 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 236 - The John Nale interview Part II

The John Nale interview Part II
30/08/20231 hour 27 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 235 - Interview with Attorney John Nale

Interview with Attorney John Nale
23/08/20231 hour 3 minutes 7 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 234 - Best of The Hollywood Godfather Podcast

Enjoy some of our favorite moments from our past shows.
16/08/20231 hour 4 minutes 40 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 233 - Why Willie Moretti Had To Die

Why Willie Moretti Had To Die
09/08/202356 minutes 27 seconds
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We stand with SAG/Aftra - WGA

Shows will return next week.
02/08/202330 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 232 - Listener Emails

Listener Emails
26/07/202343 minutes 24 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 231 - Mafia Psycho: Carmine Galante

Mafia Psycho: Carmine Galante  
19/07/20231 hour 7 minutes 3 seconds
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Season 12 -Episode 230 - The Godfather Philosophy. Interview with the Authors

The Godfather Philosophy. Interview with the Authors
12/07/202354 minutes 40 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 229 - Paul Tanso, falsely accused of a double

Paul Tanso, falsely accused of a double 
05/07/202353 minutes 16 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 228 - If The Godfather Were Made Today

If The Godfather Were Made Today
28/06/202345 minutes 35 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 227 - Interview with former Mafia capo Bobby Luisi

Interview with former Mafia capo Bobby Luisi
21/06/202359 minutes 53 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 226 - Interview with Sal Polisi, Former Career Mobster and Podcaster Adrian Martinez

Interview with Sal Polisi, Former Career Mobster and Podcaster Adrian Martinez
14/06/202351 minutes 48 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 225 - Listener Emails

Listener Emails
07/06/20231 hour 1 minute 27 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 224 - Ghost Shadow Kenny Wong: Dealing with the Mafia

Ghost Shadow Kenny Wong: Dealing with the Mafia
31/05/202349 minutes 55 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 223 - Interview with Ghost Shadow Kenny Wong Pt. 1

Interview with Ghost Shadow Kenny Wong Pt. 1
24/05/202350 minutes 17 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 222 - Mark Shaw refutes RFK Jr’s Allegation about JFK’s Assassination

Mark Shaw refutes RFK Jr’s Allegation about JFK’s Assassination
17/05/202348 minutes 21 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 221 - Angie Dickinson, Frank Sinatra, and the Rat Pack

Gianni and Pat react to a Facts Verse video on Angie Dickinson, discussing her career and her interactions with Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack.  The full Facts Verse video can be found at the following link: https://youtu.be/9pw6RM9sKOQ
10/05/202356 minutes 20 seconds
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Season 12 - Episode 220 - Our Audio Book Guru & Editor Michael Dell

Our Audio Book Guru & Editor Michael Dell
03/05/202352 minutes 12 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 219 - Interview with Michael Moy Former Chinese Gang Member

Interview with Michael Moy Former Chinese Gang Member
26/04/202348 minutes 2 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 218 - My Life With Elvis: The Early Years. An Interview with Donna Presley

My Life With Elvis: The Early Years. An Interview with Donna Presley + Mailbag
19/04/202355 minutes 21 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 217 - Gianni and Patrick get Interviewed Pt2

Gianni and Patrick get Interviewed Pt2
12/04/202332 minutes 38 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 216 - Gianni and Patrick get Interviewed Pt1

Gianni and Patrick get Interviewed Pt1
05/04/202332 minutes 24 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 215 - 2 Murders, Mob Hits? Listener Emails

2 Murders, Mob Hits? Listener Emails
29/03/202343 minutes 41 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 214 - Listener Emails

Listener Emails
22/03/202358 minutes 11 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 213 - Uncle Charlie Killed Dutch Schultz: Interview with Author Alan Geik

Uncle Charlie Killed Dutch Schultz: Interview with Author Alan Geik
15/03/202357 minutes 32 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 212 – Interview with Ron Fried author of Frank Costello: A Novel

Interview with Ron Fried author of Frank Costello: A Novel
08/03/202352 minutes 58 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 211 – Uncle Frank’s Place

Uncle Frank’s Place
01/03/202357 minutes 37 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 210 - Interview with Elvis’ Cousin, singer Donna Presley

Interview with Elvis’ Cousin, singer Donna Presley
22/02/20231 hour 1 minute 13 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 209 - A Major Crime We Never Heard Of

A Major Crime We Never Heard Of
15/02/202351 minutes 53 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 208 - Analyzing Police Violence

Analyzing Police Violence
08/02/202350 minutes 50 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 207 - 30 Years on the Lam

30 Years on the Lam
01/02/202352 minutes 12 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 206 - Listener Emails

Listener Emails
25/01/202334 minutes 6 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 205 - Bernie Madoff: Why Did He Plead Guilty?

Bernie Madoff: Why Did He Plead Guilty?
18/01/202333 minutes 53 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 204 - Jack Ruby’s Jailhouse Visitors

Jack Ruby’s Jailhouse Visitors
11/01/202357 minutes 37 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 203 - Listener Emails

Listener Emails
04/01/202343 minutes 27 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 202 - The Anniversary of the Assassination of Paul Castellano

The Anniversary of the Assassination of Paul Castellano
29/12/202254 minutes 2 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 201 - A Suspicious Death Close to Home

A Suspicious Death Close to Home
21/12/202251 minutes 19 seconds
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Season 11 - Episode 200 - Unsanctioned Mob Hits

Unsanctioned Mob Hits
14/12/202254 minutes 47 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 199 - Interview with Mark Shaw Pt. II

Interview with Mark Shaw Pt. II New Warren Commission Facts
07/12/202252 minutes 42 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 198 - Interview with Mark Shaw Pt. I

Interview with Mark Shaw Pt. I New Warren Commission Facts
30/11/202250 minutes 51 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 197 - Listener Emails & Book News

Listener Emails & Book News
23/11/202252 minutes 40 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 196 - RIP Tony “Tough Tony” Federici & Patrick Loses a Client

RIP Tony “Tough Tony” Federici & Patrick Loses a Client
16/11/202254 minutes 19 seconds
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(Re-release) S6 - Episode 118 - Interview with the Legendary Frankie Valli: Still Walking Like a Man

Interview with the Legendary Frankie Valli: Still Walking Like a Man
09/11/202258 minutes 51 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 195 - Listeners Emails ( Mailbag! )

Listeners Emails ( Mailbag! )
09/11/202250 minutes 51 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 194 - Listener Emails

Listener Emails
02/11/202238 minutes 31 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 193 - The San Genarro Feast

The San Genarro Feast
26/10/202254 minutes 54 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 192 - Robert Evans, Producer

His Own Worst Enemy.
19/10/202256 minutes 21 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 191 - Listener Emails

Listener Emails
12/10/202251 minutes 55 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 190 - Going After Las Vegas Deadbeat

Going After Las Vegas Deadbeat
05/10/202253 minutes 29 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 189 - Listener’s Emails

Listener's Emails
28/09/202250 minutes 25 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 188 - An Interview with Jake Mulliken: Journalist, Actor, Documentarian

An Interview with Jake Mulliken: Journalist, Actor, Documentarian
21/09/202255 minutes 24 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 187 - Street Warrior, Detective Ralph Friedman

Street Warrior, Detective Ralph Friedman.
14/09/202253 minutes 55 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 186 - Netflix Documentary on Marilyn Monroe

A Critique of the Netflix Documentary on Marilyn Monroe
07/09/202245 minutes 22 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 185 - Criminal Defense Attorney Matt Mari

An Interview with Criminal Defense Attorney Matt Mari
31/08/202254 minutes 22 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 184 - Interview with Judge Jeanine Pirro

Interview with Judge Jeanine Pirro
24/08/202252 minutes 51 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 183 - Interview with Cannabis Kingpin and Author Eric Canori

Interview with Cannabis Kingpin and Author Eric Canori
17/08/20221 hour 1 minute 3 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 182 - An Interview with Joe Occhipinti Pt. 2

An Interview with Joe Occhipinti author of: “Framed: I Never Stood a Chance.” Pt. 2
10/08/202249 minutes 15 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 181 - An Interview with Joe Occhipinti

An Interview with Joe Occhipinti author of: “Framed: I Never Stood a Chance.” Pt. 1
03/08/202249 minutes 8 seconds
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Season 10 - Episode 180 - Answering Listener Emails

Answering Listener Emails
27/07/202250 minutes 7 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 179 - A Tribute to Ivana Trump

A Tribute to Ivana Trump
20/07/202259 minutes 23 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 178 - The Real James Caan

The Real James Caan
13/07/202253 minutes 53 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 177 - Sam DeStefano: Lunatic Enforcer for The Outfit

Sam DeStefano: Lunatic Enforcer for The Outfit
06/07/202244 minutes 51 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 176 - Celebrity manager George Pecoraro with Hollywood Remembrances.

Celebrity manager George Pecoraro with Hollywood Remembrances.
29/06/202253 minutes 4 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 175 - Listener Emails

Listener Emails
22/06/202245 minutes 5 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 174 - Where the Bodies are Buried.

Where the Bodies are Buried.
15/06/202251 minutes 23 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 173 - NYPD Detective Murdered by the Mob

NYPD Detective Murdered by the Mob
08/06/202245 minutes 11 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 172 - Jewish Mobsters Battle the Nazis

Jewish Mobsters Battle the Nazis
01/06/202251 minutes 5 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 171 - Interview with Joe Columbo expert Don Capria

Interview with Joe Columbo expert Don Capria
25/05/202243 minutes 17 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 170 - Patrick Goes Nostalgic: The NYPD in the 60’s & 70s

Patrick Goes Nostalgic: The NYPD in the 60's & 70s
18/05/202255 minutes 24 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 169 - Listener Emails

Listener Emails
11/05/202248 minutes 14 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 168 - New Evidence in the Death of Marilyn Monroe.

New Evidence in the Death of Marilyn Monroe.
04/05/202251 minutes 31 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 167 - An Interview With Chris ”Mad Dog” Russo and another Russo in the News.

An Interview With Chris "Mad Dog" Russo and another Russo in the News.
27/04/202258 minutes 33 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 166 - Entertainment Insider George Pecoraro With Insider Stories

Entertainment Insider George Pecoraro With Insider Stories
20/04/202258 minutes 35 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 165 - Listener Emails

Listener Emails
13/04/202254 minutes 58 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 164 - The 50th Anniversary of the movie The Godfather

The 50th Anniversary of the movie The Godfather
06/04/202255 minutes 46 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 163 - Celebrating 3 Years!

Reminiscing on times with our past guests
30/03/202250 minutes 30 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 162 – Interview with George Anastasia: Nemesis of the Philly Mob

Interview with George Anastasia: Nemesis of the Philly Mob
23/03/202249 minutes 6 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 161 - Special Guest Gary Jenkins: The Strawman Case

The Strawman Case
16/03/202250 minutes 50 seconds
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Season 9 - Episode 160 - Interview with Miles Watson: An Insider’s Unknown Stories of the Mob

An Insider’s Unknown Stories of the Mob
09/03/202255 minutes 59 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 159 - Manager to the Stars: George Pecoraro

Season 8 - Episode 159 - Manager to the Stars: George Pecoraro by (c) 2022 GRI Entertainment LLC
02/03/202252 minutes 45 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 158 - Listeners’ Comments & Questions

Season 8 - Episode 158 - Listeners’ Comments & Questions by (c) 2022 GRI Entertainment LLC
23/02/202250 minutes 42 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 157 - Special Guests Joell Ortiz & Rsonist

The Artists Behind the Hollywood Godfather Rap Album Album Out Everywhere Feb. 25, 2022
16/02/202250 minutes 56 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 156 - Ned Day: Crusading Las Vegas Reporter

Crusading Las Vegas Reporter
09/02/202244 minutes 34 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 155 - Gianni Russo: Renaissance Man

Season 8 - Episode 155 - Gianni Russo: Renaissance Man by (c) 2022 GRI Entertainment LLC
02/02/202246 minutes 54 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 154 - Operation Greylord - The True Story

With Special Guest Paul Ciolino
26/01/202253 minutes 37 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 153 - Barry Slotnick: NY’s Top Criminal Lawyer

Barry Slotnick: NY's Top Criminal Lawyer
19/01/202251 minutes 31 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 152 - The Mafia & the Porn Business

The Mafia & the Porn Business
12/01/202251 minutes 55 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 151 - Where is Jimmy Hoffa? We May Have the Answer

Happy New Year!
05/01/202254 minutes 48 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 150 - Listeners’ Comments & Questions

Our 150th Episode Milestone
29/12/202153 minutes 18 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 148 - Rappin’ Russo: Hollywood Godfather Makes Publishing History!

Part 2
15/12/202141 minutes 43 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 147 - Gianni Russo: A Man and His Music

Part 1
08/12/202154 minutes 11 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 149 - GR Meets GR: An Interview with the Actor Who Plays Gianni in “The Offer”

An Upcoming Paramount+ Limited Series
08/12/202143 minutes 5 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 146 - Arnold “The Brain” Rothstein: His Life & Influence

Arnold “The Brain” Rothstein: His Life & Influence
01/12/202150 minutes 3 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 145 - Interview with Bestselling Author Mark Seal

Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli - Discussing his new book on the making of ‘The Godfather’
24/11/202152 minutes 48 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 144 - Bestselling Author Mark Shaw Shares Startling News!

Bestselling Author Mark Shaw Shares Startling News!
17/11/202151 minutes 12 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 143 - Listeners’ Comments & Questions

Listeners’ Comments & Questions
10/11/202150 minutes 46 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 142 - Vincent Squillante: The Garbage King

Vincent Squillante: The Garbage King
03/11/202153 minutes 10 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 141 - The Downfall of Don Vito Genovese

The Downfall of Don Vito Genovese
27/10/202151 minutes 21 seconds
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Season 8 - Episode 140 - Gunfight on Troutman Street: The Gang Who Couldn’t Think Straight

Gunfight on Troutman Street: The Gang Who Couldn’t Think Straight
20/10/202152 minutes 29 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 139 - Gianni & Patrick: Parallels In Their Lives

Gianni and Patrick discuss their similar, yet different experiences in the 1960s.
13/10/202151 minutes 58 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 138 - Listeners’ Comments & Questions

Listeners’ Comments & Questions
06/10/202146 minutes 16 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 137 - Friends, Mentors, & Memories Part II - Larry Minetti

Friends, Mentors, & Memories Part II - Larry Minetti
29/09/202142 minutes 5 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 136 - Friends, Mentors, & Memories Part I - Larry Manetti

Friends, Mentors, & Memories Part I - Larry Manetti
22/09/202153 minutes 8 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 135 - Sirhan Sirhan: Freedom for a Killer?

Sirhan Sirhan: Freedom for a Killer?
15/09/202147 minutes 38 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 134 - Ralph Engelstad: Las Vegas Hotel Magnate with a Strange Bromance

Las Vegas Hotel Magnate with a Strange Bromance
08/09/202149 minutes 55 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 133 - Kirk Kerkorian: Master of the Vegas Universe

Kirk Kerkorian: Master of the Vegas Universe
01/09/202146 minutes 42 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 132 - Alison Martino on Al “Johnny Fontaine” Martino

Alison Martino on Al “Johnny Fontaine” Martino
25/08/202146 minutes 50 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 131 - Ralph Lamb: At War with the Mob in Las Vegas

At War with the Mob in Las Vegas
18/08/202150 minutes 38 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 130 - Oscar Goodman: Legendary Las Vegas Mayor, Pt. 2

Oscar Goodman: Legendary Las Vegas Mayor, Pt. 2
11/08/202142 minutes 29 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 129 - The Infamous Clients of Lawyer Oscar Goodman, Pt. 1

The Infamous Clients of Lawyer Oscar Goodman, Pt. 1
04/08/202151 minutes 28 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 128 – The Iceman: A Legend in His Own Mind

Season 7 - Episode 128 – The Iceman: A Legend in His Own Mind by (c) 2022 GRI Entertainment LLC
28/07/202153 minutes 29 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 127 – An Interview with Author Mark Shaw: About Marilyn Monroe

Help us reopen the investigation into her death
21/07/202153 minutes 5 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 126 – Tommy Bilotti: Loyalty Cost Him His Life

Loyalty Cost Him His Life
14/07/202154 minutes 9 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 125 – Liza Minnelli and Designer Halston

Liza with a “Z”, Compassionate with a “C”
07/07/202151 minutes 53 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 124: Listeners’ Comments & Questions

Time for Another Mailbag Episode!
30/06/202148 minutes 45 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 123 - Al Martino: Did Playing Johnny Fontaine in ‘The Godfather’ Hurt His Career?

Did Playing Johnny Fontaine in ‘The Godfather’ Hurt His Career?
23/06/202159 minutes
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Season 7 - Episode 122 - Megan Discusses Her Mentors

Megan Discusses Her Mentors
16/06/202157 minutes 20 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 121 - An Interview with Mark Shaw: The Assassination Connection

Mark Discusses a New Book Featuring Gianni and Pat
09/06/20211 hour 7 seconds
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Season 7 - Episode 120 - The Demise of Howard Stern?

Commenting on a NY Post Opinion
02/06/202154 minutes 22 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 119 - The Unusual Artistry of Sid Krofft: Interview with a Hollywood Legend

Interview with a Hollywood Legend
26/05/20211 hour 3 minutes 12 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 118 - Interview with the Legendary Frankie Valli: Still Walking Like a Man

Still Walking Like a Man
19/05/202158 minutes 51 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 117 - Listeners’ Comments & Questions

Gianni’s Favorite Type of Show!
12/05/202150 minutes 48 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 116 - Gianni Agnelli: Industrialist, Friend & Fashion Icon

and the Battle of the Rolexes
05/05/202154 minutes 30 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 115 - Mentor Series: John Kluge

Mentor Series: John Kluge
28/04/202157 minutes 6 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 114 - The Fischetti Brothers: The Men Behind Capone

The Fischetti Brothers: The Men Behind Capone
21/04/202155 minutes 17 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 113 - Patrick Discusses His Mentors

Patrick Discusses His Mentors
14/04/202154 minutes 48 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 112 - Mayor of Providence, RI Buddy Cianci

and the Era that Created Him
07/04/202153 minutes 4 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 111B - Our March Updates

URGENT MESSAGE INCLUDED - Pat Discusses a Missing Persons Case, Gianni Updates on His Business Ventures, Megan Announces the Launch of the “Hollywood Godfather, La Famiglia” Website
31/03/202144 minutes 41 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 111 - Interview with Actor, Writer & Producer Chazz Palminteri:

A Bronx Tale & Hollywood Inside Stories
31/03/202156 minutes 40 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 110 - The Wit & Wisdom of Hollywood Legend George Gallo

The Wit & Wisdom of Hollywood Legend George Gallo
24/03/202158 minutes 17 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 109 - Listeners’ Comments & Questions

We share your comments and ask your burning questions
17/03/202149 minutes 46 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 108 - The Howard Stern Evolution

Gianni and Pat share their best Stern stories
10/03/202154 minutes 8 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 107 - Bullets, Broads & Bimbos

Mob Molls
03/03/202150 minutes 19 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 106 - Moe Dalitz:

The Power Behind Las Vegas
24/02/202152 minutes 5 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 105 - “Casino” and Korshak’s Influence

“Casino” and Korshak’s Influence
17/02/202152 minutes 59 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 104 - Mentor Series: Sidney Korshak, Mr. Fix It

Mentor Series: Sidney Korshak, Mr. Fix It
10/02/202153 minutes 42 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 103 - The Colombo Wars

The Colombo Wars
03/02/202152 minutes 15 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 102 - Special Guest Pat Cooper

Reminiscing about Vegas with the Legendary Comedian
27/01/202144 minutes 41 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 101 - Carlos Marcello

Mob Boss of New Orleans
20/01/202153 minutes 44 seconds
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Season 6 - Episode 100 - Our 100th Episode!

A Thank You to Our Listeners
13/01/202158 minutes 35 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 99 - Interview with Jackie Jordon

Restauranteur to the Stars
06/01/202155 minutes 22 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 98 - Interview with Henry “Bombastic” Bushkin

Attorney & Confidant of TV Legend Johnny Carson
30/12/202058 minutes 4 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 97 - Sinatra & the ‘HG’ Gang: A Documentary, a Book, and More

Gianni discusses his upcoming appearance in ViacomCBS Sinatra Documentary
23/12/202054 minutes 16 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 96 - Mob Lawyers

Best of the Best
16/12/202056 minutes 10 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 95 - Who You Gonna Call?

Interview with Attorney Mathew Mari
09/12/20201 hour 57 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 94 - Interview with Author Carol Gino

Years of Love and Writing with Mario Puzo
02/12/202056 minutes 28 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 93 - Mario Puzo

The Man Behind “The Godfather”
25/11/202054 minutes 2 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 92 - Interview with Tom Cantone

A Visionary of the Casino-Entertainment Industry
18/11/20201 hour 4 minutes 43 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 91 - Interview with the Legendary Paul Anka

He Did it His Way
11/11/202054 minutes 56 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 90 - Sinatra, the Mob & Me

Sinatra, the Mob & Me And a Surprise Announcement
04/11/202056 minutes 41 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 89 - Listeners’ Comments & Questions

We share your messages and answer your burning questions
28/10/202053 minutes 9 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 88 - Reel Talk From the Hollywood Kid

Reel Talk From the Hollywood Kid
21/10/202052 minutes 19 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 87 - Coffee with Cullotta

Make that to-go.
14/10/202050 minutes 50 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 86 - Fear City

Our Take
07/10/202053 minutes 11 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 85 - Interview with Producer/Director Brett Ratner

Noted Hollywood mogul discusses Movies & the Mob
30/09/202050 minutes 53 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 84 - Interview with Shaun Attwood

From Drug Kingpin to Successful Businessman Pt. 2
23/09/20201 hour 7 minutes 24 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 83 - Interview with Shaun Attwood

From Drug Kingpin to Successful Businessman Pt. 1
16/09/202042 minutes 15 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 82 - Mike Russell, Undercover Cop Pt. 2

Mike Russell, Undercover Cop Pt. 2
10/09/202054 minutes 2 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 81 - Mike Russell, Undercover Cop Pt. 1

Mike Russell, Undercover Cop Pt. 1
02/09/202053 minutes 16 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 80 - Listeners’ Comments & Questions

We share your messages and answer your burning questions
26/08/202053 minutes 17 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 79 - Special Guest Nick Vallelonga

Special Guest Nick Vallelonga
19/08/202047 minutes 27 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 78 - Special Guest Steve Schirripa

The Sopranos meets the Hollywood Godfather Watch the video here: https://vimeo.com/hollywoodgodfather/review/429098205/30234f25e1
12/08/202051 minutes 33 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 77 - Mentor Series: Al Malnik

Master of the Universe
07/08/202053 minutes 56 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 76 - Listeners’ Comments & Questions

Listeners’ Comments & Questions
29/07/202048 minutes
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Season 4 - Episode 75 - Interview with Paul Ciolino

“Interview with Paul Ciolino” Chicago’s savviest Private Eye discusses the mob and his most infamous cases
22/07/202055 minutes 11 seconds
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Season 5 - Episode 74 - Interview with Iconic Comic Tom Dreesen

Sinatra, the Mob & 50 years as a standup comic. View video show here: https://vimeo.com/hollywoodgodfather/review/435381464/7f83c4c545
15/07/202052 minutes 58 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 73 - The Making of ’The Freshman’

The Making of ‘The Freshman’ The gang discusses behind-the-scenes as well as the Brando and Gotti bromance.
08/07/202053 minutes 59 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 72 - Mentoring by the Mob: Tony Accardo

Mentoring by the Mob: Tony Accardo
01/07/202051 minutes 50 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 71 - Mark Shaw Interview Pt. 2 The Mysterious Death of Dorothy Kilgallen

Mark Shaw Interview Pt. 2 The Mysterious Death of Dorothy Kilgallen
24/06/202052 minutes 3 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 70 - Interview with author Mark Shaw Pt. 1: The Kennedy Assassination

Interview with author Mark Shaw Pt. 1: The Kennedy Assassination
17/06/202047 minutes 21 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 69 - Mentor Series: Jack Welch

Mentor Series: Jack Welch
10/06/202055 minutes 1 second
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Season 4 - Episode 68 - Anastasia Legacy

Anastasia Legacy
03/06/202052 minutes 9 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 67 - Albert Anastasia: Lord High Executioner

Albert Anastasia: Lord High Executioner
27/05/202052 minutes 9 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 66 - Listeners’ Comments & Questions

Episode 66 - Listeners’ Comments & Questions
20/05/202052 minutes 11 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 65 - Mentoring by the Mob: Meyer Lansky

Mentoring by the Mob: Meyer Lansky (Recorded 2/19)
13/05/202052 minutes 18 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 64: Journalist and TV/Movie Personality A.J. Benza: Pt. 2

Episode 64: Journalist and TV/Movie Personality A.J. Benza: Pt. 2 - Watch this episode on Vimeo https://vimeo.com/412436969
06/05/202053 minutes 6 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 63 - Journalist and TV/Movie Personality A.J. Benza: Pt. 1

Episode 63: Journalist and TV/Movie Personality A.J. Benza: Pt. 1 - Watch this episode on Vimeo https://vimeo.com/409028244
29/04/202055 minutes 2 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 62 - An Evening You Can’t Refuse / Epidemics of Present and Past

An Evening You Can’t Refuse with Gianni Russo / Epidemics of Present and Past
22/04/202052 minutes 23 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 61 - Special Guest Patrick Bet-David, Sharing Life Experiences: Part 2

Special Guest Patrick Bet-David, Sharing Life Experiences: Part 2 Watch this episode on Vimeo https://vimeo.com/405513776
14/04/202051 minutes 30 seconds
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Season 4 - Episode 60 - An interview with Patrick Bet-David

An interview with Patrick Bet-David Watch this episode on Vimeo https://vimeo.com/403050141
08/04/202050 minutes 35 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 59 - Origins of the Mafia

“Origins of the Mafia”  (Recorded 2/19)
01/04/202051 minutes 54 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 58 - Listeners Questions & Comments

“Listeners’ Questions & Comments”  (Recorded 2/19)
25/03/202051 minutes 18 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 57 - Mentoring by the Mob: Frank Costello

Mentoring by the Mob: Frank Costello
18/03/202049 minutes 14 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 56 - Roy DeMeo, the Butcher of Brooklyn

Roy DeMeo, the Butcher of Brooklyn
11/03/202051 minutes 21 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 54 - Mentoring by the Mob: Carlo Gambino

Mentoring by the Mob: Carlo Gambino
07/03/202051 minutes 3 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 55 - R.I.P. Sonny Grosso

R.I.P. Sonny Grosso
04/03/202051 minutes 16 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 53 - Listeners’ Questions & Comments

Listeners' Questions & Comments
19/02/202051 minutes 36 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 52 - Award Season

Award Season
12/02/202054 minutes 42 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 51 - Theater of the Mind - Don Imus R.I.P.

Theater of the Mind - Don Imus R.I.P.
05/02/202052 minutes 48 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 50 - The Grim Reaper

The Grim Reaper
29/01/202053 minutes 19 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 49 - Listener Emails

Listener Emails
22/01/202056 minutes 7 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 48 - The Life and Death of Carmine Galante

The Life and Death of Carmine Galante
15/01/202050 minutes 26 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 47 - Murder, Inc.

Murder, Inc.
08/01/202047 minutes 54 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 46 - The Purple Gang

The Purple Gang
01/01/202051 minutes 26 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 45 - Connected Actors

Connected Actors
25/12/201955 minutes 30 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 44 - Mafia Cops, pt 2 - Downfall

Mafia Cops, pt 2 - Downfall
18/12/201951 minutes 39 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 43 - Mafia Cops, pt 1 - Origins

Mafia Cops, pt 1 - Origins
11/12/201949 minutes 10 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 42 - A Cautionary Tale

A Cautionary Tale
04/12/201946 minutes 54 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 41 - Roger Stone & The Godfather Prosecution

Roger Stone & The Godfather Prosecution
27/11/201946 minutes 42 seconds
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Season 3 - Episode 40 - The Tragedy That Was Marilyn, CP5 Update

The Tragedy That Was Marilyn, CP5 Update
20/11/201954 minutes 5 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 39 - Catch & Kill Fallout

Catch & Kill Fallout
13/11/201951 minutes 2 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 38 - Gianni Goes on the Lam

Gianni Goes on the Lam
06/11/201949 minutes 46 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 37 - The Irishman Controversy

The Irishman Controversy
30/10/201948 minutes 30 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 36 - Reactions to the Book

Reactions to the Book
23/10/201946 minutes 22 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 35 - The Irishman: Fact vs. Fiction.

The Irishman: Fact vs. Fiction.
16/10/201953 minutes 48 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 34 - The Brando No One Knew

The Brando No One Knew
09/10/201950 minutes 6 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 33 - Gianni Returns From Exile

Gianni Returns From Exile
02/10/201944 minutes 42 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 32 - Any Given Sunday, Behind the Scenes

Any Given Sunday, Behind the Scenes
25/09/201946 minutes 50 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 31 - Here Today, Guam Tomorrow

Here Today, Guam Tomorrow
18/09/201947 minutes 54 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 30 - Paging Dr. Gianni, Miami

Paging Dr. Gianni, Miami
11/09/201950 minutes 4 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 29 - Steve Wynn - Master of the Universe

Steve Wynn - Master of the Universe
04/09/201953 minutes 24 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 28 - Fredo Cuomo - Open Mouth, Insert Foot

Fredo Cuomo - Open Mouth, Insert Foot
28/08/201944 minutes 52 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 27 - The Kansas City Mob and Gianni’s Close Call

The Kansas City Mob and Gianni's Close Call
21/08/201935 minutes 52 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 26 - The Story of Mickey Cohen

The Story of Mickey Cohen
14/08/201937 minutes 29 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 25 - The Central Park Five

The Central Park Five
07/08/20191 hour 11 minutes 30 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 24 - Gambino Underboss ”Oneil” Dellacroce

Gambino Underboss "Oneil" Dellacroce
31/07/20191 hour 4 minutes 1 second
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Season 2 - Episode 23 - The Families of New York

The Families of New York
24/07/201954 minutes 21 seconds
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Season 2 - Episode 22 - The Short Reign of Gambino Underboss Tommy Billotti

The Short Reign of Gambino Underboss Tommy Billotti
16/07/20191 hour 4 minutes 10 seconds
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Episode 21 - Season 2 - Hollywood and the Mob

Hollywood and the Mob
10/07/201951 minutes 36 seconds
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Episode 20 - Season 2 - My Exile in Europe

My Exile in Europe
03/07/201949 minutes
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Episode 19 - Mala Femina and the Pope of Staten Island

Mala Femina and the Pope of Staten Island
26/06/201950 minutes 34 seconds
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Episode 18 - The Westies

The Gang That Couldn't Think Straight
19/06/201949 minutes 57 seconds
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Episode 17 - Old Las Vegas

Old Las Vegas
12/06/201949 minutes
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Episode 16 - An Evening with Zsa Zsa

An Evening with Zsa Zsa
05/06/201942 minutes 12 seconds
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Episode 15 - Little Italy: The Way It Was

Little Italy: The Way It Was
29/05/201944 minutes 42 seconds
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Episode 14 - The Real Frank Sinatra

The Real Frank Sinatra
22/05/201953 minutes 40 seconds
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Episode 13 - The Movies

The Movies
15/05/201944 minutes 27 seconds
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Episode 12 - The Vatican

The Vatican Laundromat
08/05/201948 minutes 53 seconds
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Episode 11 - Notable Passings

Notable Passings
01/05/201946 minutes 51 seconds
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Episode 10 - Gianni Goes to Israel

Gianni Goes to Israel
24/04/201946 minutes 29 seconds
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Episode 09 - Holy Wars!

Holy Wars!
17/04/201950 minutes 58 seconds
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Episode 08 - Meeting the Price

Meeting the Price
10/04/201949 minutes 26 seconds
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Episode 07 - Las Vegas Follie

Las Vegas Follie
03/04/201951 minutes 56 seconds
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Episode 06 - The Marilyn Monroe I Knew

The Marilyn Monroe I Knew
27/03/201950 minutes 59 seconds
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Episode 05 - In the beginning

In the beginning.
20/03/201954 minutes 28 seconds
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Episode 04 - Presidents and the Mob

In this Episode, we cover Presidents and the Mob.
13/03/201954 minutes 27 seconds
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Episode 03 - And The Oscar Goes To....

And The Oscar Goes To....
06/03/201945 minutes 16 seconds
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Episode 02 - Tough Guys

Topic: Tough Guys This is an episode you won't want to miss.
27/02/201951 minutes 51 seconds