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A podcast dedicated to organized crime and drug gangs! From biographies to great interviews to Q/A’s to mob movie reviews. Hosted by Jeff Nadu

The Sit Down: A Mafia History Podcast Jeff Nadu

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A podcast dedicated to organized crime and drug gangs! From biographies to great interviews to Q/A’s to mob movie reviews. Hosted by Jeff Nadu

    Episode 29: Matty "The Horse" Ianniello

    Episode 29: Matty "The Horse" Ianniello

    On Episode 29 of the Sit Down, Jeff and BlackJack delve into the life of Genovese Family powerhouse Matty "The Horse" Ianniello. Matty was once a war hero who rose to eventually becoming the boss of the family. He was a prolific earner who was even involved in being at a very publicized hit, had a possible connection to Mickey Mantle and we discuss his involvement with James Galante of NETFLIX fame.

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    • 59 min
    Episode 28: Meyer Lansky

    Episode 28: Meyer Lansky

    On Episode 28 of the Sit Down, Jeff and BlackJack delve into the life of Meyer Lansky. Lansky came to America in the early 1910's with the thought of the American dream. He quickly rose alongside lifelong friends becoming integral in the growth of casino gambling ultimately settling in Cuba all to have it end with the rise of Communism. The most influential successful Non Italian organized crime figure ever. A groundbreaking episode!

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 27: Lucky Luciano

    Episode 27: Lucky Luciano

    On Episode 27 of the Sit Down, Jeff and BlackJack delve into the most important person in the history of the American mob, Charlie Lucky Luciano. Luciano rose from the slums of the Lower East Side to prominence in the neighborhood to orchestrating a successful attempt in taking over the underworld and instituting new world principles and creating the Commision. A truly groundbreaking episode.

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    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 26: "The Sopranos" A Look Back

    Episode 26: "The Sopranos" A Look Back

    On Episode 26 of the Sit Down, Jeff welcomes Sopranos Blueprint blogger Stephanie Rosedorf Diaz and they delve back into the ethos of one of the great shows of all time, The Sopranos. With the new film coming out we found it important to relive the great storylines, the characters and more. We also got into what exactly happened to the family after the show, what we can expect from the film, the real life inspirations of the characters. and some trivia.

    As always thanks for listening and if you enjoy the show, please give us a deserved rating and leave us a comment!

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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Episode 25: Sammy "The Bull" Gravano

    Episode 25: Sammy "The Bull" Gravano

    On Episode 25 of the Sit Down, Jeff and Blackjack delve into the life of Gambino consigliere Sammy "The Bull" Gravano. Gravano is a controversial figure full of hypocrisy. Through large parts of his life though he was a big time earner and dangerous individual. He would eventually defect and become the biggest rat in mob history.

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode 24: John Martorano

    Episode 24: John Martorano

    On episode 24 of the Sit Down, Jeff delves into the life of Boston gangster John Martorano, the chilling enforcer and killer for the Winter Hill Gang and Whitey Bulger. John killed almost 2 dozen people and in the end did something he never thought he'd do, but in his eyes he had to. We also took your questions on the mob in a Q/A and discussed the news about a Colombo bust by the FEDS involving the hierarchy of the family.

    Martorano biography starts around 31 min!

    As always thanks for listening and if you enjoy the show, please give us a deserved rating and leave us a comment!

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    • 58 min

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