Al Capone is one of the most notorious mobsters of all time. Despite his fame as the boss of The Chicago Outfit, there are many facts about this man that few people know. Here are some interesting and surprising facts about this gangster.
Want to buy a piece of Chicago history? Now is your chance! Al Capone was so rich in his time, it is rumored he did have multiple houses. However, this particular building was his first. It is a two-flat that both his mother, wife, and sister lived in. It is located on 7244 S. Prairie Ave. The most recent owner lost the property in a foreclosure.
Nicky Petito is an Italian-American comedian, impressionist, and writer located in New Jersey. Although Nicky has been doing his impersonations of the unique Tony Soprano character for years, recently he has been getting tons of recognition on Instagram! His "Tony Soprano Goes Shopping" skit is absolutely hilarious and got attention from famous actor Michael Rapaport.
Recently, comedian and actor Sebastian Maniscalco went on the Joe Rogan podcast and gave us a little insight to the latest news from Martin Scorsese's film, "The Irishman". The film unites legendary Italian-American actors such as Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, and Robert De Niro.
It is virtually impossible for any individual to hear "Woke up This Morning" by Alabama Three without instantly reminiscing on the groundbreaking show The Sopranos. Consisting of 86 episodes and over six seasons, The Sopranos is considered by many to be one of the greatest television series of all times. Twenty years ago today, on January 10, 1999, a show premiered on HBO that has undoubtedly changed television forever. The show lasted from 1999-2007, but many can agree that it is a series that never gets old.
Martin Scorsese's 1990 film Goodfellas, and series The Sopranos share numerous similarities regarding themes. Several of these include respect, loyalty, family, Italian culture, and the mafia. Not only are many topics corresponding, many of the cast members are identical! Goodfellas and The Sopranos share 27 of the same actors and actresses!
Martin Scorsese is a Sicilian-American who works as a director, producer, film historian, and screenwriter. His career spans over 50 years and many of his films address themes relating to his heritage. The movies he has directed have won many awards and received great critical acclaim. This has earned him the accolade of being one of the most influential filmmakers in cinematic history. Here are five of his best fil
‘The Godfather’ is one of the most famous and popular crime movies of all-time. This 1972 film was co-written and directed by Francis Ford Coppola and is based on the novel of the same name by Mario Puzo. The story spans the period between 1945 and 1955 and chronicles the events in the life of a fictional New York crime family. The film starred Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, and Robert Duvall. Here are 10 interesting facts you might not know about this film.