The World’s Smallest Pony Has Probably Been Kidnapped by the Mafia

The curious case of a kidnapped pony in Italy is really an example of the sort of once-in-a-lifetime story that really reward the dedicated news cyclist. While attending the 47th annual National Horse Fair in Italy, Charlie, a 63 cm-tall pony billed by his apparently inattentive owners as the world’s smallest pony,… » 9/14/13 3:00pm 9/14/13 3:00pm

Hi, Martin Scorsese? Meet This '60s Teen…

I don't know if this holds true for anyone else, but one of the first sex scenes that really blew my head off as an impressionable, unbecoming child was Sonny Corleone (James Caan) at the wedding in The Godfather. So I'll cop to an ensuing weakness for Mafia moll stories of all kinds, from Goodfellas' Karen to Tony's… » 4/21/12 5:30pm 4/21/12 5:30pm

Crime Boss Whitey Bulger Nabbed Via Girlfriend's Beauty Habits

The FBI succeeded in tracking down fugitive mob boss Whitey Bulger after sixteen years after it focused on the habits and associates of his girlfriend, Catherine Greig. The FBI "began broadcasting public service television advertisements on shows geared to women viewers such as Dr. Oz," and distributed information… » 6/23/11 12:50pm 6/23/11 12:50pm

Mob Wives Shines A Spotlight On La Cosa Nostra

Considering how invested Renee Graziano is in the mafia "lifestyle"—of which she adamantly repeats her disgust for "stool pigeons" and "rats"—it's incredibly bizarre that she would open up her world to reality TV cameras as part of Mob Wives, the new VH1 series that follows four Staten Island women who have to go it… » 4/18/11 12:55pm 4/18/11 12:55pm

Intervention: The Matchmaker & The Mafia

Last night I watched one of the best Intervention episodes I have ever seen. I think it comes second only to the chronicle of Cristy. It featured Marie, an Italian-American woman who started a successful matchmaking business, only to give it all up to make her fourth husband, Bora, happy. Bora introduced her to "sex,… » 7/15/08 3:00pm 7/15/08 3:00pm