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Freddie Foreman Is the Last of London's Old-School Gangsters

We spoke to the director of a new documentary about the one-time Kray associate, and last vestige of a bygone age.
Daniel Dylan Wray
4.26.18
Inside Outsider
Inside Outsider

How Chopper Tried and Failed to Become a Rapper

He was too "real" for hip-hop.
Mahmood Fazal
2.22.18
Stuff
Stuff

Al Capone, Bloodthirsty Mobster, Was Actually an Alright Dad

While Al Capone's criminal life has been written about endlessly, his personal life is still a mystery. A new book explores what the gangster was like beyond his profession.
Seth Ferranti
10.30.16
Stuff
Stuff

Meet the Ex-Gangland Heavy Who Now Travels the World Preaching in Prisons

John Lawson went straight in prison, after finding God – and now flies around the world trying to get other prisoners to do the same.
Nick Chester
4.10.16
Vice Blog
Vice Blog

Watch the Trailer for Our New Film 'Walking Heavy: Britain's Most Notorious Reformed Criminal'

Walking Heavy is the story of one of Britain's most notorious reformed criminals, Jason Coghlan, who spent 16 years behind bars before he found an even more dangerous and lucrative pastime: studying law to cater to the gangsters of the Costa Del Sol.
VICE Staff
3.15.16
Stuff
Stuff

How to Intimidate People: Pro Tips from Drug Dealers, Hostage Negotiators, Bouncers and Drag Queens

Important life advice incoming.
Ryan Fletcher
10.7.14
News
News

Montreal Mob Boss Vito Rizzuto Is Dead

As the (sometimes) undisputed ruler of Montreal’s criminal class, Vito Rizzuto was as close Vito Corleone as we were going to get.
Patrick Lejtenyi
1.3.14
The Sprinkles of the Sandman Issue
The Sprinkles of the Sandman Issue

The Will to Kill

'Real Deal Magazine' is full of black characters perpetrating extreme, hilarious violence.
Wilbert L. Cooper
8.29.12
The Fiction Issue 2012
The Fiction Issue 2012

Three Gangster Fables

Three tales of criminal chaos.
Barry Yourgrau
6.27.12
Atlas Hoods
Atlas Hoods

Atlas Hoods: The Gangster Preacher

Gavin Haynes
2.23.11