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Taking A Walk on HBO's Boardwalk

Being Nucky Thompson, the king of Atlantic City, one can’t afford to stay out of danger for too long. It seems like every season the one time city treasurer and unofficial gangster is dealing with a big fish washing onto the Eastern shore to take a piece of his pie. 487 more words

TV Review

Today In History. What Happened This Day In History

Today In History. What Happened This Day In History

A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on this day in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts, entertainment and more. 411 more words


Friend or Foe?

Everyone usually likes to surround themselves with individuals like them. If you want to be successful, you surround yourself with successful people.  You know the old term “birds of a feather flock together.” You need individuals who will match your grind, inspire you and keep you in check. 373 more words


Scarred Lives: The Jazz Palace

Review: The Jazz Palace, by Mary Morris
Doubleday, 2015. 245 pp. $26
It’s 1915, and Chicago’s South Side has its clubs where black musicians assume that the very few white patrons must be there to steal their secrets. 627 more words

Historical Fiction

this day in crime history: may 4, 1932

On this date in 1932, “Scarface” Al Capone boarded a train for Atlanta to start serving his prison sentence for tax evasion. Big Al learned the hard way that there are some lines you shouldn’t cross. 91 more words

True Crime