Not sure of the significance of the timing, but today's NY Daily News digs into its archive to make a slide show dedicated to “Mob molls of NYC” (circa 1920s-1960s).
Behind every great man is a great woman, and behind every great gangster is an equally great mob moll! Take a fascinating look at the female companions of the New York City Mafia, who not only put their lives on the line being associated with some of the most dangerous men in the world, but who also acted as their accomplices in some of the most deadliest crimes
The show includes images of Virginia Hill, Janice Drake, and Lottie Coll. Wish the captions probed a bit deeper into how these photos were staged for journalists by law enforcement to promote the prosecution’s POV on those depicted.
Not many would dare cross the path of Al Capone during his day. Here, he exits the courthouse on October 14, 1931 during his case against the U.S. Federal Government on charges of income tax law violations.
1)Intro, 2)Apollonia//Nino Rota, 3)Que Sera Sera//Pink Martini 4)Good Intent//Kimbra, 5)Ready or Not//The Fugees, 6)Empire//Alpines, 7)Guillotine//Yadi, 8)GO!//Santigold, 9)Heads Will Roll//Yeah Yeah Yeahs, 10)Princess Crocodile//Gry and F.M. Einheit, 11)Dirty Deeds//Joan Jett, 12)Curbstomp//Meg Myers, 13)Dandy//Parov Stelar, 14)Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing//Collide, 15)Get the Party Started//Shirley Bassey cover, 16)Ode to Oren Ishii//The RZA 17)Rolling in on a Burning Tire//The Dead Weathers, 18)Kinda Outta Luck//Lana del Rey, 19)A Lean and Hungry Look//Marianne Faithful, 20)Wicked Game//Katie Kim, 21)House of the Rising Sun//Lauren O'Connell, 22)They Die by Dawn//The Bullitts ft Yasiin Bey, Jay Electronica, & Lucy Liu, 23)Lucia di Lammermoor/Diva Dance//Eric Serra, 24)Born to Russian Roulette//Rihanna and Lana del Rey