Interviews

Larry McShane Talks Vincent Gigante & The Paul Castellano Hit

“This is for you Frank.” Those infamous five words that saved Frank Costello’s life. Vincent Gigante, the man who uttered those words and pulled the trigger on the “Prime Minister of the Underworld,” remains one of the most fascinating and misunderstood Mob bosses of them all. Here is our sit down with New York Daily News journalist, and author of the book, The Chin, Larry McShane. Larry sheds some light on this elusive character, tells…

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Ed Scarpo Gives His First Interview Exclusively to The NCS

Joining us in the hot seat today is the journalist and author Ed Scarpo who runs Cosa Nostra News and also has a book available called Inside the Last Great Mafia Empire in which former Mafia Capo Dominick Cicale makes a contribution. Ed also runs a Facebook page called Cosa Nostra News which is dedicated to covering the Mafia in America as well as the Sicilian Cosa Nostra, Calabrian Ndrangheta and Neapolitan Camorra. We wanted…


An Interview with Gar O’Brien from Classic Gangster Society

At the NCS we enjoy interviewing actors, authors, journalists, mob relatives, and former law enforcement officials. However, we also like to get into the mind of those who have a passion and interest in the mob world. Today we sat down with Gar O’Brien, who lives in Ireland and runs a number of mob groups over on Facebook which include The Classic Gangster Society and a fairly recent group that is getting a lot of…


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…