Interviews

Christian Cipollini Talks Comic Books, Mob Museum & How Lucky Got His Name

Three years ago, Christian Cipollini was the first person to sit in the NCS hot seat for an interview. It’s hard to believe where that time has gone but he is now back in for round-two. This time we swapped the written word for a podcast interview which was conducted by Casey McBride and Michael Maffucci. An Interview With Christian Cipollini Christian has been labeled as the rock star of the Mafia world, and during…

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An Interview with Philip A. Genovese

After a sixth grade fistfight Phil would finally come to learn who his grandfather actually was, the final denial of what had slowly become a shadowy truth, he would learn that his grandfather was Don Vito Genovese, the namesake and Boss of the Genovese Crime Family, a hard and feared man. Buy The Grandfather Clause by Phil Genovese BUY NOW HERE We are pleased to welcome Phil today, as he joins us in this interview…


An Interview with Award-Winning Author Dennis Griffin

Dennis Griffin currently works as a consultant to the Vegas Mob Tour, and speaker coordinator for Mob-Con. He retired in 1994, after a 20-year career in investigations and law enforcement in New York State. In 1996 he wrote his first novel, The Morgue, and since then has published many other nonfiction and fiction novels. His debut in nonfiction came titled Policing Las Vegas – A History of Law Enforcement in Southern Nevada followed by The Battle for Las Vegas…


An Interview with Uncle Frank’s Place, Casey McBride

Joining us today is a familiar face, and someone you will have seen on the NCS blog and Facebook channel. He is now the owner of Uncle Frank’s Place, sharing his wealth of knowledge on all things Frank Costello. He is of course Casey McBride. Like Uncle Frank’s Place on Facebook We wanted to learn a bit more about how Casey became interested in Frank Costello and where it all started for him. Casey, thank…


An Interview with Former Kansas City Police Officer Gary Jenkins

Joining us today is the former Kansas City Police Sergeant and owner of Gangland Wire, Gary Jenkins. Gary investigated organized crime in Kansas City for 13 years during his 25 year spell in the police force, and has since created two apps, and produced a feature length documentary on the mob war in Kansas City. We wanted to learn a bit more about how Gary got started off, his biggest achievements and his plans for…


An Interview with Journalist & Author Anthony M. DeStefano

Joining us today is the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and author, Anthony DeStefano, who has covered organized crime for over three decades seeing many characters come and go in that time. As well as a renowned author in his field, Anthony has also spent 20 years of his life as criminal justice and legal affairs reporter, for Newsday who are based in the heart of the Big Apple. With his experience and knowledge he has been…