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).
"The NYPD has come a long way. But there are still remnants of the institutional racism in the criminal justice system."
A solid entry in the utopian sci-fi genre.
A list of favorite songs from what turned out to be a pretty good year for music.
Gordon England's first book brings his amazing outdoor experiences to life.
In Avanti is full of radio-ready rock from a singer-songwriter on the rise.
A reflection on one of the greats in metal.
Iranian alternative dance rock band Hypernova release their debut CD.
More indie excellence from Ted Leo & the Pharmacists
San Francisco indie band releases a new record of dark, '80s-tinged synth-pop.
Kansas City rockers The Architects are on tour with Flogging Molly