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  • 00:26

    Author Dan O'Brien returns to #ConversationsLIVE w/ Mobsters, Monsters & Nazis

    in Books

    Host Cyrus Webb welcomes author Dan O'Brien back to #ConversationsLIVE to discuss his growing literary empire and new book MOBSTERS, MONSTERS AND NAZIS.

  • 01:10

    Author Chuck Greaves on his new book "Tom & Lucky" LIVE on Authors on the Air

    in Books

    Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes talented author Chuck Greaves, a.k.a. C. Joseph Greaves.  Chuck's new book, "Tom & Lucky"  is due later this year.  Here is a little about that book.  The year is 1936. Lucky Luciano is the most powerful gangster in America. Thomas E. Dewey is an ambitious young prosecutor determined to bring him down, and Cokey Flo Brown – grifter, heroin addict, and sometimes prostitute – is the witness who claims she can do it. Only a canny Long Island defense attorney named George Morton Levy stands between Lucky and a life behind bars, between Dewey and the New York Governor’s mansion.   But for four short weeks in the spring of 1936, the intersection of these four lives – in their respective roles as defendant, prosecution and defense attorney, and star witness – would enthrall the nation, introducing America to the violent and darkly glamorous world of organized crime and leaving our culture, laws, and politics forever changed. This is their story.


    To learn more about Chuck and his books, please visit http://chuckgreaves.com/.


    This is a trademarked, copyrighted podcast solely owned by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC. On the web at http://authorsontheair.com.  Thank you to our sponsors:  Robert Gregory Brown, for our theme music.  D.D. Corbitt, author of "The Amaretto", for your continued support.  Underwriting by Pawsotively Purrfect Pet Sitting.  http://pawsotivelypurrffect.com.

  • 01:01

    GANGSTERS IN GRANITE - WITH MY GUEST, MR. JOSHUA D PERRY

    in Entertainment

    YEP, YOU HEARD ME RIGHT - GANGSTERS WHO ARE GONE - WE WILL HAVE MR. J.D PERRY TO TALK ABOUT THE FINAL RESTING PLACE OF MANY GANGSTERS!! WE WILL KEEP THIS VERY RESPECTFUL, AFTER ALL, THEY ARE MEN WITH FAMALIES TOO. BUT, DO WE EVEN LOOK AT WHO'S NAME IS ON THE STONE NEXT TO A LOVED ONE!?!  DOES IT MATTER!?! TO SOME IT MIGHT!!! SO , TUNE IN. WED, 5/20  AT 7PM! E.S.T.  FEEL FREE TO CALL 646 716 4343 AND  ASK QUESTIONS AT ANY  POINT ON THE SHOW!! THANK YOU!!

  • 01:01

    Takers, 2010

    in Movies

    Gordon Jennings (Idris Elba) and his friends enjoy a luxurious lifestyle funded by bank robberies, and they avoid capture by sticking to a strict set of rules. As they celebrate the latest job, a former associate arrives with a daring plan to rob an armored car. The lure of so much cash is too tempting to resist but, unbeknown to Gordon's men, this heist puts them on a collision course with Russian mobsters and a detective (Matt Dillon) who will do anything to capture them.


    Director: John Luessenhop
    Writers: Peter Allen, Gabriel Casseus, 
    Stars: 


    Paul Walker as John Rahway

    Matt Dillon as Jack Welles

    Idris Elba as Gordon Thomas "G" Cozier

    T.I. as Delonte "Ghost" Rivers

    Jay Hernandez as Eddie Hatcher

    Michael Ealy as Jake Attica

    Chris Brown as Jesse Attica

    Hayden Christensen as A.J.

    Zoe Saldana as Lilly

  • 01:35

    Writers Tricks of the Trade - Marketing Your Self-Published Book - Episode 13

    in Writing

    We are delighted to have author/musician Jon D'Amore back as our guest. So many authors today are making the choice between traditional and self-publishing that we thought it would be very helpful to have Jon discuss why he opted to self-publish his humorous yet edgy memoir, and as an added bonus he will read an excerpt from his book.


    Jon successfully published and marketed "The Boss ALWAYS Sits in the Back" and will share factors that entered into making the decision to self-publish and what he did relative to publicity and promotion.


    "The Boss ALWAYS Sits In The Back" isn't just another mob story. It's a suspenseful, exciting and entertaining account of one of the greatest scams to hit Las Vegas...a scam that's never been exposed before. One that Jon became involved in as a young man.  This scam changed history and gambling laws across America forever!


    He tells the story from his viewpoint as a young musician who grew up in that world...and from the words of his Godfather, an underboss who told his story before he died..."The Boss ALWAYS Sits In The Back" details the demise of the mobsters who ran northern New Jersey.


    Listen live, or listen to the archived show, but don't miss it.

  • 00:58

    Writers Tricks of the Trade - Marketing Your Self-Published Book - Episode 13

    in Writing

    Pre-record for airing on Wednesday May 13 at 9:00 EDT


    We are delighted to have author/musician Jon D'Amore back as our guest. So many authors today are making the choice between traditional and self-publishing that we thought it would be very helpful to have Jon discuss why he opted to self-publish his humorous yet edgy memoir, and as an added bonus he will read an excerpt from his book.


    Jon successfully published and marketed "The Boss ALWAYS Sits in the Back" and will share factors that entered into making the decision to self-publish and what he did relative to publicity and promotion.


    "The Boss ALWAYS Sits In The Back" isn't just another mob story. It's a suspenseful, exciting and entertaining account of one of the greatest scams to hit Las Vegas...a scam that's never been exposed before. One that Jon became involved in as a young man.  This scam changed history and gambling laws across America forever!


    He tells the story from his viewpoint as a young musician who grew up in that world...and from the words of his Godfather, an underboss who told his story before he died..."The Boss ALWAYS Sits In The Back" details the demise of the mobsters who ran northern New Jersey.


    Listen live, or listen to the archived show, but don't miss it.

  • 01:03

    The Speculative Fiction Cantina with Tim Hemlin and Dan O’Brien

    in Books

    The Speculative Fiction Cantina: your weekly hypodermic injection of science fiction, fantasy, horror, alternate history, and things weird and wonderful in the world of books and writers. We ask authors the hard questions. You'll hear from writers who bend the rules and drive the narrative.  Join S. Evan Townsend on this journey over the rainbow and through the looking glass. And remember to take the red pill.


    Today's Guests are Tim Hemlin and Dan O’Brien


    Tim Hemlin


    The Wastelanders


    Black Silence


    timhemlin.com


    Dan O’Brien


    Deviance of Time


    The Twins of Devonshire


    Mobsters, Monsters & Nazis: A Yawning Darkness


    www.amalgamconsulting.com


    More information on these authors and links to their novels is at blog.sevantownsend.com

  • 01:36

    The Dolly McCarthy Show

    in Radio

    Reporter, volunteer and mother of 5, Dolly McCarthy, is just a gal juggling her career, kids and laundry!  Every week she produces and hosts a talk show with good guests, good news and at least one good laugh!  Tune in on Thursday mornings at 9:30 a.m. for a live show on www.blogtalkradio.com/TheDollyMcCarthyShow.  If you missed that catch the good show on Touhyville.com, Slam Internet Radio, 89.9 FM and 1530 AM WCKG in Chicago.  This week, Dolly chats with the son of the most violent mobster in Chicago.  Frank Calabrese Jr. shares the gripping true story of how he worked with the FBI to put his own father behind bars and bring down one of the last great American crime families.  His book is called Operation Family Secrets: How a Mobster's Son and the FBI Brought Down Chicago's Murderous Crime Family.  Tune in!

  • 00:59

    Author Chris Orcutt in a LIVE interview about his books on Authors on the Air

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    Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes author and journalist Chris Orcutt to the studio for a LIVE interview about his current release A Truth Stranger Than Fiction.  A Truth Stranger Than Fiction, the 3rd novel in the critically acclaimed Dakota Stevens Mystery Series, delves into the bizarre, interconnected world of foreign spies and fangirls, mobsters and murderers, government bureaucrats and corporate profiteers.  CHRIS ORCUTT has written professionally for over 20 years as a fiction writer, journalist, scriptwriter, playwright, technical writer and speechwriter. He has also taught high school U.S. history and college writing. At Baruch College, City University of New York, Chris received the Distinguished Teaching Award, and as a newspaper reporter he received a New York Press Association award. Visit Chris on his website at http://orcutt.net and buy his books on Amazon at http://www.amazon.com/Chris-Orcutt/e/B006881DOA/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_1.


    JOIN US BY CALLING 347-633-9609. This broadcast is available as a podcast at the same link On Demand.


    This is a copyrighted trademarked podcast solely owned by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC. Visit us on the web at http://authorsontheair.com, send a Tweet to @authorsontheair or like us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/authorsontheair.


    Thank you to sponsors J. Carson Black, author of intelligent crime fiction and D.D Corbitt, author of the adventure/suspense novel The Amaretto.

  • 00:33
  • 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