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From ‘No Nose’ to ‘Benny Eggs’: The Weirdest Gangster Names and Where They Came From

Last month, John “No Nose” DiFronzo — a former capo of the Chicago Outfit — died from complications from Alzheimer’s. How did DiFronzo get the nickname “No Nose?” Glad…

‘Gomorrah’ is the Best Thing About the Mob Since ‘The Sopranos’

When Pietro Savastano pulls out his dick in a nightclub, pisses into a champagne glass and asks his lieutenant, Ciro, to drink it to prove…

16th-Century Italian Meat Carvers Were Way Ahead of Your Uncle Walter

Imagine this: You’re in the audience of the 16th-century edition of Italy’s Got Talent. Some guy from some small village plays a sweet lute riff….