Alex Norcia

Views My Own

What I Learned from Reading a Whole Bunch of Trump Tell-Alls

It's not really selling out unless you cash in.
Alex Norcia
4.21.19
true crime

Mob-Related Conspiracy Theories Are a Window into America's Scam-Obsessed Soul

Anthony Comello—alleged shooter of Gambino boss Frank Cali—flashing what looked like a QAnon symbol in court was part of a larger obsession.
Alex Norcia
3.21.19
true crime

The American Mafia Has Become an Unhinged Reality Show

The link between the killing of a Gambino mob boss and an apparently MAGA-loving QAnon suspect is part of a descent into postmodern chaos.
Alex Norcia
3.19.19
true crime

The Story of That Gambino Mob Boss's Killing Just Got a Lot Weirder

On Saturday, police in New Jersey arrested Anthony Comello, a 24-year-old who lives with his parents and might have had a thing for Frank Cali's niece.
Alex Norcia
3.18.19
true crime

Everything We Know About the Gambino Mob Boss Who Just Got Whacked

It's been decades since a mob leader was gunned down in New York City.
Alex Norcia
3.14.19
Late Capitalism

The College Scam Is Exposing All the Legal Ways Rich People Game Society

The real question is what took so long for the country to start looking at this stuff more closely.
Alex Norcia
3.14.19
Views My Own

Even Millennials with Money Are Miserable Now

If you're not submerged in debt or the victim of a scam, you're still probably overwhelmed by worry about the future.
Alex Norcia
3.6.19
americana

We Asked Actual Mafia Experts If Trump Is Really Acting Like a 'Mob Boss'

Comparing the president to a Mafia leader is almost a cliché at this point. Is it just a joke, or something more?
Alex Norcia
2.26.19
vice

VICE Is Doing It Live

A new two-hour variety show, aptly named 'VICE LIVE,' premieres in New Zealand on VICELAND, SKY Channel 13, tomorrow. That's Wednesday, February 27 at 9.35PM.
Alex Norcia
2.26.19
Internet

Brand Twitter Is Absurd, and It Will Only Get Worse

SunnyD tweets about depression. Steak-umm is lonely. Wendy's is sassy. Do we actually want our brands to be that "human"?
Alex Norcia
2.14.19
Photos

These Harrowing Photos Show What the Journey to the Mexico-US Border Is Really Like

In November, the Magnum photographer Larry Towell followed along as the migrants Trump railed against sought asylum amid chaos.
Alex Norcia
1.28.19
Religion

The Catholic Church Has No Idea How to Win Over Young People

The Vatican's spiffy "Click to Pray" app isn't going to save it.
Alex Norcia
1.26.19
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