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John Dillinger

America's Most Notorious Criminal Hideouts

Roadtrippers | Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel

If The Godfather has taught me anything, it's that crime doesn't pay... well, ok maybe it does, but still, it's a dangerous game with high wins and even higher losses. If you live a life of crime, chances are you'll be on the run, and a hideout can make all the difference.

David Lohr

What Would You Pay For Al Capone's .38 Special? | David Lohr | Posted 09.27.2011 | Weird News

A handgun that once belonged to notorious Chicago gangster Al "Scarface" Capone will be auctioned on June 22 and is expected to fetch more than $100,0...

Movie Review: Carlos -- Glamorizing Terrorism

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There's been a lot of excitement about Olivier Assayas' Carlos, and it's not hard to see why. But here's my objection: In presenting a terrorist as an action hero, it glorifies terrorism as a legitimate path of political action.

Classic "Under the Radar" Gangster Movies

John Farr | Posted 06.24.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

2010-08-16-underworld.jpg Crime has not just been good to the criminals; it's been awfully good to Hollywood as well.

PHOTOS: Chicago's Most Famous Public Enemies

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Crime Commission has resurrected a list of bad guys that once included the likes of Al Capone in the hopes it will help track d...

Bank Heist: It's Mortgages, Not Money

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

This "bank heist," the brainchild of a brash hedge fund trader who used to receive seven-figure year-end bonuses, but who will soon be unemployed, centers on snaring a sharp reduction on one of his three mortgages.

Public Enemies and the Invention of Video

Paul Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Snyder

For all of director Michael Mann's aesthetic sophistication, the film's spontaneity runs roughshod over a lot of true history.

Public Enemies

Will Menaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Will Menaker

The problem with Public Enemies is that it wants so badly to be a grand statement on crime, celebrities, and the country that worships them, but it lacks any coherent idea of what it really wants to say.