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  • 01:35

    Celebrity Interview - Gary Jenkins

    in Entertainment

    Today we are chatting with producer and director of Gangland Wire. Further he has authored Negros to Hire and John Brown and the Last Train.

  • 00:30

    Abigail in Gangland

    in Books

    Abigail in Gangland by Ray Reece March 29
    As the 2008 presidential race rapidly moves forward, race relations and immigration rights are on many voters’ minds. The new novel, “Abigail in Gangland” by Ray Reece probes these issues when lead character Luke Thrasher returns to Fort Wade, Texas, his hometown, after living 30 years in Manhattan as a painter, to care for his demented and racist old aunt Abigail.
    Abigail lives across the street from a Hispanic gang called the Latin Blades. Tensions

  • 03:02

    Writers and Authors Round-Up

    in Writing

    Join Nancy Reid & Lisa Smith – publishers of BigBlendMagazines.com, for Big Blend Radio’s special Success Express show focusing on the writing industry!
    Interviews On:
    - Starting a Book Club with Lynn Wiese Sneyd ‘The Book Biz Whiz’, co-author of The Horse Lover, and owner of LWS Literary Services.
    - Becoming a Travel Writer with Susan Montgomery, International Food, Wine & Travel Writers Association
    Writers Panel Discussion:
    - Ron Chepesiuk – Award-winning author, investigative journalist, movie producer and publisher at Strategic Media Books.
    - Christian Cipollini – Journalist and author of true crime Gangland Mysteries, including his latest ‘Murder Inc.: Mysteries of the Mob’s Most Deadly Hit Squad’
    - Brian Anderson – Author of The Godling Chronicles, a popular young adult fantasy series.
    - Craig McGuire - Author of 'Beyond the Ides of March--Why March is the Unluckiest Month of All'

  • 01:43

    Celebrity Interview - Paul Scharff

    in Entertainment

    Today, I welcome a warrior to my radio show. He is a fighter to find peace for himself and his family relative to the murder of his father. He is a strong willed survivor who has the wherewithall to withstand a long fight to find justice. A former military man, Paul was always searching to seek out the truth about Ronald Scharff's untimely death. Through the help of Holly Hager and Frank Cullotta, he was able to discover the details surrounding that unforgettable evening. We will discuss his diary of description and deception by McHenry men, his life after the book and also what awaits him in the future. A must attend event I say.

  • 03:00


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  • 00:26

    Author Christian Cipollini discusses MURDER INC. on #ConversationsLIVE

    in Books

    Host Cyrus Webb welcomes back author Christian Cipollini to #ConversationsLIVE to discuss what it has been like to have his previous books on in the GANGLAND MYSTERIES Series received so well and what led to the writing of MURDER INC: Mysteries of the Mob's Most Deadly Hit Squad.

  • 01:01

    MURDER INC.-Christian Cippolini

    in Entertainment

    Nothing like it before. Nothing like it since. Murder Inc. was the most unusual, brutal and extensive collection of characters the American underworld had ever produced.  Culled primarily from Brooklyn's Brownsville and Ocean Hill sections, these official on-call killers of New York's larger crime Syndicate were a unified force of Jewish and Italian gangsters that treated murder as an art form for an entire decade. 
    They were called mobsters, thugs, hoods and racketeers, but at the very core... they were assassins.  When gangland kingpins, such as Louis "Lepke" Buchalter, Charles "Lucky" Luciano and Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, needed a contract fulfilled - the "Combination" boys would eagerly take to task the enforcement duties, which included methods ranging from gunfire to fire axes, incineration to icepicks.
    These are the mysteries, the sordid stories, the character profiles, alluring and lesser known tales of the Mob's Most Deadly Hit Squad.  Meet the killers, the victims, the bosses, the lovers, the deceivers and the gangbusters that made up a nationally-reaching ensemble cast rivaling anything organized crime or law enforcement had ever imagined to that point in time.  Discover the nuances, the attitudes, the motivations, the ambitions and, thanks to little honor among thieves, the scathing revelations that lead to an inevitable downfall. MURDER INC.-Mysteries of the Mob's Most Deadly Hit Squad-Christian Cippolini





  • 01:56

    Fleming October 2nd on The Ruthie Report

    in Politics

    Please join Ruthie This week... Thursday October 2nd, 2014 from 8-10 pm CST

    News 8-8:30 *** Criminally and/or Insane 8:30-9 *** Guest 9-10 pm


    As you know Rusty is my Guest the first Thursday of each month

    WHY!!!  - you may ask - because he is an expert on the Mexican Drug Cartels,

    because he is on the front lines of this invasion... residing in southern Texas

    because he has inside information that others may not

    Rusty is always a fountain of information.

    Rusty Fleming is the Public Information Officer for Hudspeth County in Texas.

    Rusty is recognized by national media and law enforcement agencies as an expert on border security and the Mexican drug cartels.

    An Award winning producer, director, author and consultant for 25 years,

    Rusty started his multi-media company to produce corporate industrial films, commercials and news segments.

    In addition to producing news documentaries for several U.S. networks, he has produced multiple episodes of Gangland for The History Channel. Rusty is currently developing two documentary projects related to the drug cartels and other organized crime syndicates operating in Mexico and the U.S


  • 01:03

    What White America does not know about the Killing of Michael

    in News

    So far in 2014 we (Black Americans) have seen it all. Black men beat, shot and killed by law enforcement that has already made the mental note all blacks are dangerous and not to be trusted; with our without a weapon. As American turns its focus to Ferguson, Mo, and the President Obama releases an official statement, it troubles us this kind of gangland killing still goes on in America and nobody seems to be able to fix what is happening. don't be fooled by Eric Holder's and the Justice Department talking about "an investigation." This is nothing more than a "white-wash" to settle the nerves of the mainstream and has nothing to do with justice for the marginalized black body. 

    Tune in Wednesday, (August 13) at 8:30 p.m. to The Ron and Don Show as we take you on a historical journey of the black body and how the evolution Jim Crow still murders black men and women sometimes without weapons. 

    We will also update you on International, National and Local (Minnesota) news. 

    The phone lines will be open. 


  • 01:01

    THE GREAT HEIST-Jeff McArthur

    in Entertainment

    On a sunny September morning in 1930, six men entered the Lincoln National Bank in Nebraska's capital city armed with revolvers and Thompson submachine guns. In eight minutes they emerged with more than 2.7 million dollars, the largest take of any bank heist in history.

    A nationwide search for the bandits would lead Nebraska authorities through the rough, gangland streets of Chicago and East St. Louis, and deep into the heart of the Capone organization.

    The Great Heist not only chronicles the search for the bandits and the trials that followed, but the incredible story of how they got the money back. THE GREAT HEIST-The Story of the Biggest Bank Robbery in History-Jeff McArthur

  • 00:56

    LUCKY LUCIANO-Christian Cipollini

    in Entertainment

    Charles Lucky Luciano is one of the most researched, discussed and dissected American mobsters of all time. His name has become synonymous with NY City's high drama gangland days of prohibition bootlegging, the information of the infamous five families, and controversy over his alleged Last Testament. However, there exists many fascinating and lurid tales and theories regarding Lucky's rise and fall from the mobs top spot. Some of these stories are known, but still incited debate, such as the origins of his nickname and menacing facial scars. Other legends are not so well known to the general public
    With information culled from rare news articles, government documents and numerous books written on the subject, this book will give readers a chance to discover Luciano in a way that engages the mystery of his pop culture status, while encouraging further debate over the facts that fallacies that exist about his true role in the history of the American mafia structure. LUCKY LUCIANO-Mysterious Tales of a Gangster Legend-Christian Cipollini

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