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5 Best TV Shows About The Mafia

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What are the best television series about the mafia? For years a fan favorite of the movies and television has involved America’s fascination with the mafia. Is it because it is a secret shadow organization? Is it the violence or the illegal activities? We may not know for sure, but it is still compelling to watch. If you are a fan of the Godfather movies or Goodfellas, then here are five TV shows about the mafia that you don’t want to miss. Which ones would you choose for this list?

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Posted by Jimm - July 11, 2012 at 12:56 pm

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5 Heroes Who Were Never Wounded

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Posted by Jimm - February 19, 2012 at 6:53 pm

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Eliot Ness

Eliot NessEliot Ness.  Leader of the Untouchables.  He’s been an icon of American cinema and television since he put away Al Capone, the Chicago mobster, in 1931.  Most of the stuff you’ve seen in the media about this man are a bunch of rubbish, though.  The truth about Eliot Ness really never came to light during his lifetime (or even after).  Many of the stories can be found from a book Ness co-authored, called The Untouchables, which was published a month after his death.  The rest are stories devised by television episode writers and for the movies. Read more…

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Posted by Jimm - October 11, 2010 at 3:01 pm

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Five Reasons Kevin Costner Is Cool

OK, you may think that I am being tongue-in-cheek with this post, but really, he is a cool person.  When I started looking into Kevin Costner’s life, I have a new-found respect for this man.  As a matter of fact, I have upgraded him to “Hero” status!  Some of my answers are a bit off-the-cuff, but I am serious when I say that we all have a lot to thank Kevin Costner for due to his actions.  See what I mean, below: Read more…

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Posted by Jimm Fowler - June 10, 2010 at 7:54 pm

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