"Even John Gotti didn't get this much attention," 80-year-old Vincent Asaro joked after being acquitted of all charges.
"That fucking Jimmy kept everything," 80-year-old mobster VIncent Asaro says on a wire played in Brooklyn federal court Thursday, apparently referring to the gangster played by Robert De Niro in the Scorsese flick.
For nearly five hours on Wednesday, a jury in Brooklyn listened in to what life is like in the modern American Mafia.
"I was separating gold chains and watches and the diamonds and emeralds and rubies," Gaspare Valenti told the court of the spoils.
Vincent Asaro, an 80-year-old said to be a longtime member of the Bonanno crime family, is in court for his alleged role in the 1978 Lufthansa heist, which at the time was the largest cash theft in US history.
The FBI says that the mob is still an existential criminal threat in America. We asked some former Gambino family soldiers and two La Cosa Nostra experts if that's really the case in 2015.
There was a time when A-listers in a video game got players hyped, but these days we need to know that they mean it before parting with our cash.
Today's big-budget video games look and sound great, but "cinematic" is something that they're not.
I spent my high school years working at an Italian market that I thought was something out of Goodfellas. And then I realized the mob life was never really for me.
I started taking steroids yesterday as an act of thanks and joyous celebration. I felt it was my duty as a native of New Jersey.
I never realized you could cook some next-level gourmet shit with a microwave until I went to a prison with no kitchen.