By Marla Eggar Get ready for the main event! From the Old School era, born May 10, 1906, straight out of Brooklyn, New York, with the appropriate alias of “Kid Twist”. The most feared killer from Murder Inc, with a death toll of up to 1000, I give you the man himself Abe Reles! From […]
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Old School Vs New School Gangsters: Abe “Kid Twist” Reles Vs Roy Demeo – Who Was a More Ruthless Killer?
By Marla Eggar The word “RAT” is thrown around so easily these days it’s hard to decipher whether someone truly deserves the title or not? General consensus say that a rat is a person who is deceitful, disloyal or someone who snitches. Being on certain mob forums, I’ve seen the post with certain mobsters and […]
By Marla Eggar Welcome back folks! This week I want you all to participate in a poll. Nothing presidential or political (thank God), but a process used by the FBI to help them gather information. Now this process is not exclusive to the mob, but never the less has been used for that very purpose. […]
The Godfather, The Mob, Ted Kennedy, The Federal Government, & The Effects Of Having a Last Name of Gotti!
By Marla Eggar “I don’t like your kind of people. I don’t like to see you come out to this clean country in your oily hair — dressed up in those silk suits – and try to pass yourselves off as decent Americans. I’ll do business with you, but the fact is, I despise your […]
By Marla Eggar Everyone knows the mob thrived during the prohibition era. What you might not know is how the Klan was a huge supporter of prohibition but for all the wrong reasons. You see, prohibition was seen as an immigrant entity. At the time, most beer breweries where owned by Germans. The way the […]
By Marla Eggar “Tonight, you become a new creation. You must swear to be faithful to La Cosa Nostra. If you betray this oath or what you know about this life, you will die and burn in hell much like this saint in your hand. Do you accept”? While the wording may differ from family […]
By Marla Eggar Over the years, it’s been commonly reported that there’s only three ways to leave the mob: death, jail or cooperation with law enforcement. This week I’m going to discuss two men who not only defied the odds and left the mob but did so with respect. In a day and age, where […]
By Marla Eggar This week we journey into the life of mobster, John D’Amato, of the De Cavalcante Family. But before we do, here’s a little FYI for you. Back in the day, (when I was just an itch in my daddy’s pants) the New Jersey crime family was seen as the “red headed step […]
By Marla Eggar A Bronx Tale has to be one of my all-time favorite movies. You have danger, romance and a valuable life lesson that’s applicable to everyone. For anyone who may fall under the category of living under a rock or in outer space – here’s the meat and potatoes of the storyline. You […]
By Marla Eggar Alright I’m taking a break from the mob stuff for now and dedicating this one to all the “Good Catholics” of the World Black, White, Cuban and Asian. This week, Shrove Tuesday falls on February 28th. I myself, (a Waverly Roman Catholic) am not only preparing for the celebration. However, I am […]
By Marla Eggar The influence of the mob has captivated our attenion since the early 1900s. The imprint they’ve placed on society can be seen on everything from the movies to sports. Even the music scene can’t get enough of both real life and fictional mob characters. Artists like Yo Gotti, Scarface and Capone all […]
NewzBreaker Press Release Feature Entertainment Writer Marla Eggar joins the team at NewzBreaker. Her columns will be heavily “Gangster Flavored”, but she will have other subjects as well. We can tell you this, when you see a Byline by Eggar, you are in for some great laughs, a dose of reality and a chance to […]