Frank DiMatteo Interview

Interviews are a strange thing to behold. I’ve interviewed writers, which is easy. You can sit down with a guy like Richard Kadrey and ask if he prefers Sam Peckinpah or Sergio Leone. Or a guy like Todd Robinson and ask about the benefits using a Sharpie as a weapon. Those are less interviews and more conversations with people who have read the same books as you and watched the same movies. You can talk shit and before you know it, 3 hours have passed. Frank DiMatteo was different… The man has been places and done things most people have only seen in movies or read in books. His father was a hit man and muscle for the Gallo Brothers...

Review of THE PRESIDENT STREET BOYS by Frank DiMat...

THE PRESIDENT STREET BOYS Frank DiMatteo July 2016 Kensington OK, first off, this is not a true crime mafia tell all. It is actually a memoir. Second, yes, there is death and mayhem, but not how you expect. Third, it’s not about a single gangster. It’s about the crew and the world around them. Some of you will pick up this book with preconceived notions. I did. That changed fast and it will for you readers as well. I digress; let me go back to the beginning. Frank DiMatteo was born into a world of mafia hitmen in 1950s South Brooklyn. There is no other way to put it. The Mafia was at its peak during that time. His father, Ricky...

CHIN: The Life and Crimes of Mafia Boss Vincent Gi...

CHIN-THE LIFE AND CRIME OF MAFIA BOSS VINCENT GIGANTE Larry McShane 5/31/16 Kensington Publishing  You all have heard that quote about the greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist right? Maybe he just hid in plain sight. Maybe he made it so you thought nothing of him or were forced to look away in repulsion. Maybe he put up such a front that you would think the last person that this could ever be was the Devil. Or made himself look so absurd and totally crazy that you never in a million years would take him serious. There is ALWAYS a method to the madness. The expression crazy like a fox exists for...