In the first half, George Knapp welcomes author Bill Friedman, who shared inside stories of the Prohibition Era’s most powerful leaders and how they later ran elegant, illegal casinos across America before moving on to build the glamorous Las Vegas Strip gambling resorts.
In the latter half, investigative journalist Toby Rogers (book link) revealed the untold story of mafia legend Silvio Eboli, a Genovese mob scion who developed an organized crime operation which involved violence, drugs, celebrities, girls, construction hustles, and crime-family business meetings.
Amazing footage of a python devouring a crocodile whole emerged this week from Australia. The snake wrestled and consumed the croc during an epic fight to the death that shocked a crowd of onlookers. "You could see the crocodile in the snake's belly which I think was probably the more remarkable thing," said local resident Tiffany Corlis. Check it out here.