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Chris Cuomo Continues Family Tradition of Absolutely Hating "The Godfather"

The CNN anchor was filmed getting into a heated, expletive-ridden exchange with a heckler who called him “Fredo” at a Long Island bar Sunday evening.


The Wild Story of the Real-Life Mobster Who Starred in ‘The Godfather’

Marlon Brando was Gianni Russo's only acting coach. Frank Sinatra was his only singing teacher. He's got tales.


Meet the Unconventional Mafia Boss Who Inspired 'Godfather' Don Corleone

Just like the movie legend, Frank Costello survived assassination and tried to steer his family toward respectability after a brutal past.


The Old Man and the Screen

Al Pacino's career is more than a collection of films, it's a memoirish self-commentary.


Wiley Gave His Side of the Story on His Reignited Beef with Dizzee Rascal

He elaborated on his thoughts re: Dizzee's rumoured diss track.


Listen to Wiley’s Farewell to Grime Album, “The Godfather”

The Godfather of the genre makes a triumphant return, perhaps for the last time.


Ice Caps Melt: The Big Wiley Interview

As the godfather of grime, Wiley still occupies a strange position in his own universe. Could his final album cement his legacy?


Sea Hags, on Their Own Terms: The Feminist Legacy of VH1's 'Mob Wives'

Forget "The Godfather" and "The Sopranos." With their husbands and fathers in jail, deceased, or estranged, the women of "Mob Wives" completely flip the script on sexist Mafia narratives.


How to Tell a Story with a Chair

An inside look at how the Coen Brothers, Francis Ford Coppola, and more augment their films with furniture.


Meet the New York Dad Leading China's Soccer Revolution

Tom Byer, once the Mr. Rogers of Japanese soccer, is now bringing his magic to China, thanks to the country's soccer-mad president.