170 episodes

Original Gangsters, a true crime talk podcast explores crime and culture, and finds the nexus behind everyone's favorite true crime movies, TV shows, and music. Hosts Scott Burnstein, true crime author and investigative journalist, and Dr. James Buccellato, true crime author and social scientist bring you exclusive interviews with former organized crime associates, law enforcement, as well as actors and musicians. Hear true stories from people who were there, in the 'life.'

Original Gangsters, a True Crime Talk Podcast Original Gangsters, a True Crime Talk Podcast

    • True Crime
    • 4.1 • 46 Ratings

Original Gangsters, a true crime talk podcast explores crime and culture, and finds the nexus behind everyone's favorite true crime movies, TV shows, and music. Hosts Scott Burnstein, true crime author and investigative journalist, and Dr. James Buccellato, true crime author and social scientist bring you exclusive interviews with former organized crime associates, law enforcement, as well as actors and musicians. Hear true stories from people who were there, in the 'life.'

    The Life and Crimes of Eddie Nash

    The Life and Crimes of Eddie Nash

    We examine the life and crimes of Hollywood crime boss Eddie Nash. Nash was connected to the infamous Wonderland Murders.

    • 55 min
    Current State of the American Mafia

    Current State of the American Mafia

    We examine the current state of today's American Mafia families.

    • 41 min
    The Philly Black Mafia and Pro Boxing with author Sean Nam

    The Philly Black Mafia and Pro Boxing with author Sean Nam

    Scott sat down with author Sean Nam to discuss the Philadelphia Black Mafia and its connection to pro boxing. Sean is the author of "Murder on Federal Street: Tyrone Everett, the Black Mafia, Fixed Fights, and the Last Golden Age of Philadelphia Boxing."

    • 56 min
    Bronx Organized Crime with former prosecutor Robert Silbering

    Bronx Organized Crime with former prosecutor Robert Silbering

    Scott sits down with former prosecutor Robert Silbering. Robert is the author of "Law and Disorder: How a Kid from the Bronx Became America's Top Drug Prosecutor."

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Connecticut Mafia with FBI Agent James Lawton

    Connecticut Mafia with FBI Agent James Lawton

    Scott sits down with retired FBI special agent James Lawton to discuss organized crime in Connecticut.

    • 59 min
    Canadian Organized Crime with Former Undercover Agent Stephen Metelsky

    Canadian Organized Crime with Former Undercover Agent Stephen Metelsky

    Scott sits down with author, professor, and former undercover detective Stephen Metelsky. Stephen investigated the Canadian underworld in Ontario, Canada.

    • 1 hr 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
46 Ratings

46 Ratings

One block from Mars ,

What don’t get what you’re saying

Third generation Northender you guys I miss a lot of pieces and a lot of players

CalgaryShane ,

Excellent podcast b

Well researched and produced.

wpaulie ,

Great crime podcast

One of the best crime podcasts in the world! Every show is great, the boys are funny and keep things light. So much knowledge between these 2, and the chemistry is fantastic. Easy to listen. Keep going boys!

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