In the first half of the program, George Knapp welcomed author Bill Friedman, who recounted inside stories about the organized crime origins of the Las Vegas Strip. In the latter half, investigative journalist Toby Rogers (book link) shared the untold story of mafia legend Silvio Eboli, a Genovese mob scion who developed an ongoing organized crime operation which involves the sale of marijuana throughout the New York metropolitan area.
Coast listener Leo from Columbus, Ohio, shares this photo of his 'triangle with a tail' tattoo—similar in appearance to the symbol associated with Mr. Entity described during tonight's show. According to Leo, this is an alchemy logo which means "changing lead into gold."