Scott M. Deitche is an environmental scientist by profession. He also writes on the Mafia, including the books Cigar City Mafia, A Complete History of the Tampa Underworld (2004), The Silent Don: The Criminal Underworld of Santo Trafficante Jr. (2007), and The Everything Mafia Book: revised edition (2009). His latest book is Rogue Mobster: The Untold Story of Mark Silverman and the New England Mafia (Strategic Media, 2012).
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The metallers self-titled CD fails to impress.
One of the best seasons in the history of this classic sci-fi series.
The neo-progsters streamline the time changes and crank up the riffs.
Any fan of the movie American Gangster will appreciate this compelling and cohesive addition to the true crime canon.
An uneven EP from a band with a lot of promise.
An interesting detour into a pro-sports world rarely captured in fiction.
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Three free tunes from one of the best rock records of 2007.
A former TV horror host's memoirs and interviews with some of the biggest names in horror and sci-fi.