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A WW2 veteran returns home and finds no employment opportunities. During a chance encounter, he is given an opportunity and becomes a hitman for a Kansas City crime family.

(Episode 1 audio issues have been fixed on Spotify. I'm going to work on remastering episode 2) Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joshua-belmonte/support

Merchant of Death Joshua Belmonte

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A WW2 veteran returns home and finds no employment opportunities. During a chance encounter, he is given an opportunity and becomes a hitman for a Kansas City crime family.

(Episode 1 audio issues have been fixed on Spotify. I'm going to work on remastering episode 2) Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/joshua-belmonte/support

    End of the Road

    End of the Road

    Harry Rogers is a burnt out gun runner that is tangled in the web of organized crime. His web became more complicated when the police picked him up. All Harry wants is an escape from his life. Will he get out or will he become another lost soul in the life of crime?

    This episode contains: Strong language, scenes of drug use, and violence

    End of the Road:

    Starring (In Order of Appearance)

    Fred Craig as Harry Rogers

    Tyler Christensen as Calvin Scarpa

    Elric Atchison as Mickey O' Neal

    Cassidy Berthelette as Jasmine Rogers

    Nate Barham as Vincent Rossi

    with Pavel Larin as Vladimir

    and Richie Amons as Daniel Jacobs

    Special Guest Appearances By:

    Vladimir Laurent as James Kirkland

    De Voice as Hannah Freeman

    Michael Wade as Gary Nash

    Special Guest Star:

    Stan Morris as Liam

    Guest Starring:

    Chris Einspahr as Rey

    Brandon George as Frido

    Paul Stufkosky as Gustavo

    Bonnie Bogovich as Corina Pezzuti

    Thomas Silas III as Emmanuel Burton

    Ali Gohar as Jamie

    Jillana Kucey as Rosalina Rossi

    With Torian Brackett as Glenn Jones

    and Edward Saba as Leroy

    Music Heard This Episode:

    Opening Credits 

    by Tiago Nugent

    Haunted Nights

    by Duke Ellington

    The Master of Jazz 33: The Best of Duke Ellington

    KM Records

    Devil's Gonna Get You

    by Bessie Smith

    The Complete Recordings Vol.4

    Sony Music Entertainment

    Love Will Tear Us Apart

    Orchestra Cover by Luke Moore, Originally Sang by Joy Division

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OB_8wnHxUZg (Check it out it's really good)

    Warner Music Group (The Original)

    Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy

    by Red Foley

    Universal Music Group

    You Can't Lose A Broken Heart

    by Nat King Cole and the Starlighters

    Universal Music Group

    I Can Dream, Can't I?

    by The Andrews Sisters

    Universal Music Group

    House of the Rising Sun

    by Leadbelly

    Where Did You Sleep Last Night: Lead Belly Legacy vol. 1

    Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

    Riders in the Sky

    by Vaughn Monroe

    Racing With The Moon: An Anthology 1940-56

    The Orchard Enterprises

    Mean Ol' Frisco Blues

    by Arthur Big Boy Crudup

    The Orchard Enterprises

    The Boogie Man is Here

    Tom Gerun and His Orchestra

    Tom Gerun and His Orchestra Encore 1

    The Laughing Policeman

    by Charles Penrose

    Children's Favorites, Vol.1: Original Recordings (1926-1952)

    BMG Music

    Hard Time Killin' Floor Blues

    by Skip James

    Times Ain't Like They Used To Be: Early American Rural Music, Vol. 5

    Warner Music Group


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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Unlucky (A MOD Season 2 Prequel)

    Unlucky (A MOD Season 2 Prequel)

    Kane Russo is a degenerate gambler but he's the son of an infamous capo in NYC. Once he loses that pipeline, he's owing money to at least four different crime families. How will Kane escape his predicament?

    Unlucky

    Starring (In Order of Appearance:)

    Bryan Ha as Kane Russo

    Brandon Jenkins as Martino

    Thomas Silas III as Emmanuel Burton

    Elric Atchison as Mickey O'Neal

    Tyler Christensen as Calvin Scarpa

    with Fred Craig as Harry Rogers

    and Joe Cliff Thomas as Tom Stone

    Special Guest Appearances By:

    Vladmir Laurent as James Kirkland

    De Voice as Hannah Freeman

    Michael Wade as Gary Nash

    Guest Starring: 

    Ira Neichmact as The Radio Announcer

    Cassidy Berthelette as Jasmine Rogers

    Chris Einspahr as Rey

    Evan Androl as Joel Gonzalez

    Brandon George as Frido

    Paul Stufkosky as Gustavo

    Jeremy Robocheaux as Various Voices

    UnraveledPictures as Barkeep

    Joshua L. Belmonte as Various Voices

    with Pavel Larin as Vladimir

    and Adel Kobic as Pytor

    Soundtrack:

    All original songs composed by Tiago Nugent

    Songs:

    Chattanogah Shoe Shine Boy by Red Foley

    You're Breaking my Heart by Vic Damone

    All other sounds and music was downloaded at Freesound.org


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    • 43 min
    Merchant of Death Episode 3: (Code of the Streets)

    Merchant of Death Episode 3: (Code of the Streets)

    Arthur and James try to silence Enzo, Arthur gets a promotion...

    Cast List:

    Aubrey Poppleton as Arthur

    Sharon Grudenwald as Abigail

    Vladmir Laurent as James

    Stephano Rejinders as Antonio

    Brandon Jenkins as Martino

    and Ira Neimact as Radio Announcer

    Guest Starring:

    Chris Einspahr as Rey

    Eurasian Rob as Lucian

    Barkoba as Jeff

    Joshua L. Belmonte as Nino Pezzuti/ Tortured Soldier

    Jillana Kucey as Courier

    and Preston Hardin as Enzo


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    • 25 min
    Merchant of Death Episode 12 (Shook Ones Pt.2)

    Merchant of Death Episode 12 (Shook Ones Pt.2)

    Arthur with his back to the wall, must navigate through the seedy underbelly of Lawrence, Kansas, to escape with his and Angela's lives. Can Arthur figure a way out of this, or does Arthur pay for his crimes? Find out on the exciting season 1 finale of Merchant of Death!

    Episode 12

    Starring:

    Aubrey Poppleton as Arthur

    Sharon Grudenwald as Abigail

    Vladmir Laurent as James

    Stephano Rejinders as Antonio

    Brandon Jenkins as Martino

    Joe Cliff Thomas as Tom Stone

    Tyler Christensen as Calvin Scarpa

    Jillana Kucey as Angela

    with De Voice as Hannah Freeman

    and Ira Neichmact as The Radio Announcer

    Guest Starring:

    Miles Langerman as Captain Russo

    Chris Einspahr as Rey

    Thomas Silas III as Emmanuel Burton

    Elric Atchison as Mickey O' Neal

    Dominic Desmaris as Frido

    Paul Stufkosky as Gustavo

    Pavel Larin as Vladimir

    Adel Kobic as Pytor

    Original Anubis as Libero Marciano

    Anthony Logatto, Matthew Bentley, Blake Hussey, and Abdullah Bundakji as Gangster Extras

    with Richie Amons as Daniel Jacobs

    and Joshua L. Belmonte as Nino/ Extra Voices


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    • 56 min
    Merchant of Death Episode 11: Straight Up Menance

    Merchant of Death Episode 11: Straight Up Menance

    Martino has tasked Arthur with eliminating a legendary hitman in the Pezzuti family. Also Arthur is suffering from flashbacks.

    Starring:

    Aubrey Poppleton as Arthur

    Sharon Grudenwald as Abigail

    Brandon Jenkins as Martino

    Jillana Kucey as Angela

    Guest Starring:

    Evan Andrl as Doctor Wertham

    with Clyde Gentry III as Romulado Gioe

    and Joshua L. Belmonte as Sgt Molloy


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    • 23 min
    Merchant of Death Episode X: Sound of the Police

    Merchant of Death Episode X: Sound of the Police

    Tonight is a very special episode, this details the police and their inner workings of the city. Follow Detective Tom Stone, who has been mentioned throughout the whole season, and watch as he tries to solve a murder. Also he has to train a new detective on the force.



    Starring:

    Aubrey Poppleton as Arthur Raggio

    Joe Cliff Thomas as Tom Stone

    Tyler Christiansen as Calvin Scarpa

    Guest Starring:

    Miles Langerman (credited in the episode as Enrique Garnica, will be corrected) as Captain Russo

    Elric Atchison as Mickey O' Neal

    Justin Harris as Police Dispatcher/ Cop

    Dominic Desmaris as Frido

    Paul Stufkosky as Gustavo

    with Mark Lee as Charlie Baker

    and Joshua L. Belmonte as Sgt Molloy


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    • 17 min

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