14 episodes

Mob stories are always all about the guys. But not this one. Anna Genovese is a New York drag club maven and bad-ass mob wife. Hollywood besties Jessica Bendinger (writer, Bring It On) and Michael Seligman (writer, RuPaul’s Drag Race) are obsessed. They piece together Anna's story, racing between speakeasies, mob informants and former drag queens. But will their heroine's secrets unlock more than they want to know about Anna... and themselves?

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    • 4.7 • 138 Ratings

Mob stories are always all about the guys. But not this one. Anna Genovese is a New York drag club maven and bad-ass mob wife. Hollywood besties Jessica Bendinger (writer, Bring It On) and Michael Seligman (writer, RuPaul’s Drag Race) are obsessed. They piece together Anna's story, racing between speakeasies, mob informants and former drag queens. But will their heroine's secrets unlock more than they want to know about Anna... and themselves?

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    Atlas Obscura's mission is to inspire wonder and curiosity about the incredible world we all share. Atlas Obscura co-founder and host Dylan Thuras is here to guide you on an audio journey to discover new and hidden places; perhaps on the other side of the world, or perhaps in your own backyard. Once there, you’ll hear stories and history from the incredible people who make these places special.
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    • 7 min
    Chapter 12: The Godmother

    Chapter 12: The Godmother

    Jess and Michael arrive at Anna's gravestone to a bitter surprise. But, their heroine is one step ahead. In the season finale of Mob Queens, Anna Genovese proves she had the last word.

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    • 32 min
    Chapter 11: F.B.idk

    Chapter 11: F.B.idk

    The reason Anna Genovese survived ratting Vito out is [redacted]. This week, Jess and Michael receive FBI files. The hidden portions on the file give them clues that support a growing theory –– and a possible explanation for Anna's actions.

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    • 39 min
    Chapter 10: Off With His Head

    Chapter 10: Off With His Head

    Anna's husband makes it to the top of the American Mafia, but only just in time for it all to come crashing down. As Vito's kingdom burns, Anna's words from 1953 continue to stoke the flames. Now the question remains: how much of it did Anna intend to destroy?

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    • 31 min
    Chapter 9: The Queen's Not Dead

    Chapter 9: The Queen's Not Dead

    After her day in court, everyone knows Anna Genovese has a real story to tell. But now, she's going underground – literally. As she waits for the judge to decide on her separate maintenance claim, she opens a new nightclub and earns a new reputation that lives on today.

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    • 30 min
    Chapter 8: Sicilian Divorce

    Chapter 8: Sicilian Divorce

    Anna does what no mob wife has done before or since. Her Vito exit strategy looks like a death wish, but the Queen's sacrifice may be her most calculated chess move yet.

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    • 31 min

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4.7 out of 5
138 Ratings

138 Ratings

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Binge-Listening!

I LOVE this podcast! Every episode is so juicy with history and intrigue and leaves me wanting more! Such a cool side of history to explore. I believe everyone will find something entertaining about this podcast, whether you like history, mob stories, feminism, or family - there is so much to be gained from listening to Mob Queens!

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