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September 1983 ... The frozen corpse was authorities’ first glimpse into the ice-cold world of the one of the country’s most prolific and sophisticated murderers – Richard Kuklinski, aka the Iceman. Mobsters s4e2: The Iceman: Richard Kuklinski
Richard defaulted on his loan to the Gambinos, crossing one of their most feared enforcers, a man who is suspected of killing more than seventy people – Roy DeMeo. ibid.
A ruthless contract killer for the New York mob. ibid.
Within two years DeMeo would turn up dead in the boot of his own car. ibid.
Kuklinski also kept his pockets full with another racket – auto theft. ibid.
He was charged with five counts of first-degree murder. ibid.
His most startling claim was that he’d killed over one hundred men. ibid.
The Grand Theft Auto video game series represents many of the Five Families in the game with the Leone, Sindacco, and Forelli families. In addition, Grand Theft Auto IV features a parody of the Five Families ruling body called The Commission, consisting of the Ancelotti, Pavano, Messina, Gambetti and Lupisella families, with the smaller Alderney. Pegorino family trying to become a sixth entity. Wikipedia July 2007
New Jersey is under siege. By a ruthless gang. They flash cash. And deal in death. They are Sex, Money, Murder. Gangland s6e11: Sex, Money, Murder, CI 2014
Trenton ... the city’s unemployment rate is 17%. ibid.
The war between Sex, Money, Murder and G-Shyne has raged for years. ibid.
SMM flies the colours red and green. ibid.
I’ll tell you what’s gonna happen – we’re gonna kill the Swede. The Killers 1946 starring Burt Lancaster & Ava Gardner & Edmond O’Brien & Albert Dekker & Sam Levene & Vince Barnett & Virginia Christine & Charles D Brown & Jack Lambert & Donald McBride & Charles McGraw et al, director Robert Siodmak, baddies in diner
It’s big. The biggest caper that’s been pulled around here in years … Payroll. ibid. gang leader
I just need my gun back. We’ll bring him home. Running Scared 2006 starring Paul Walker & Cameron Bright & Vera Famiga & Chazz Palminteri & Karel Roden & Johnny Messner & Ivana Milicevic & Alex Neuberger et al, director Wayne Kramer, father to son
I’m sorry I missed. ibid. Russian son to father
I did not marry an evil man. ibid. her to him
I promised that I would tell you why I never eat fish. The King of Marvin Gardens 1972 starring Jack Nicholson & Bruce Dern & Ellen Burstyn & Julia Anne Robinson & Scatman Crothers & Charles Lavine et al, director Bob Rafelson, opening monologue
The breadcrumbs only helped to conceal bones. When the inevitable coughing began, my brother and I just sat and looked at each other not moving. Grandfather’s eyes got wide. His face became contorted and red, his arms flailing about. ibid.
No-one reads any more. I have been deprived of my literary right. And I crave an audience. The form of the tragic autobiography is dead ... Goodbye written word. ibid. Nicholson dictating on bog
They said it was a panic attack ... They sent me here. The Sopranos s1e1 starring James Gandolfini & Lorraine Bracco & Edie Falco & Michael Imperioli & Dominic Chianese & Steven van Zandt & Tony Sirico & Robert Iler et al, Tony to Dr Melfi
Dr Melfi: What line of work are you in?
Tony: Waste-management consultant. ibid.
If you don’t like that ramp, I’ll build you another one. ibid. Tony to ducks
At first it felt like ginger ale in my skull. ibid.
What’s the difference between you and me is you’re going to hell when you die. ibid. Carmela to Tony
Tony: I’m not getting any satisfaction from my work either.
Dr Melfi: Why?
Tony: Because of RICO.
Dr Melfi: Is he your brother? ibid.
The heyday, you know the golden age, or whatever, of the mob – that’s gone ... You’re always going to have organised crime. The Sopranos s1e2: 46 Long, gangsta on tele
She’s very powerful. You accord this little old lady an almost hysterical ability to wreak havoc. ibid. Dr Melfi
Why be in a crew? Why be a gangsta? ibid. Chris
Take it easy. We’re not making a western here. The Sopranos s1e3: Denial, Anger, Acceptance, Uncle Junior
I’m not afraid of death. Not if it’s for something. ibid. Tony to Dr Melfi
What the hell’s going on? What the hell you doing to me? The Sopranos s1e4: Meadowlands s1e4: Tony’s dream *****
I thought we made some progress on your Narcissism. ibid. Dr Melfi to Tony
I hate my life. Being a Soprano. Fuck you. ibid. Meadow to Chris
He made him an offer he couldn’t understand. ibid. Uncle Junior
That’s all we do is talk. ibid. Tony to Carmela
My uncle’s got me in a box. To do something I don’t want to do. ibid. Tony to Dr Melfi
A great man. A great leader. A great friend. ibid. Tony’s toast
This is Scarface. The final scene. ibid. Chris
Are you in the Mafia? The Sopranos s1e5: College, Meadow to Tony
It’s a stereotype. And it’s offensive ... There is no Mafia. ibid. Tony to Meadow
My husband – I think he has committed horrible acts. ibid. Carmela’s confession
It’s just a matter of time before God compensates me with outrage for my sins. ibid.
You took an oath and you broke it. ibid. Tony
This is too fucked up even for me to think about ... The guy spends the night here with you, and all he [priest] does is slip you a wafer? ibid.
Junior Soprano is the new boss, and he ain’t respecting old arrangements. The Sopranos s1e6: Pax Soprana s1e6, heavy
I love you. I’m in love with you. ibid. Tony to Dr Melfi
He was a good guy, my father. The Sopranos s1e7: Down Neck, Tony to Dr Melfi
They sent you to a psychiatrist? But that’s crazy. ibid. Granny to AJ
Kids don’t confront in my family. ibid. Tony to Mr Melfi
You’re born to this shit. You are what you are. ibid.
Who invented the Mafia? The Sopranos s1e8: The Legend of Tennessee Moltisanti, Meadow
When you kiss me down there, you’re like a great artist. The Sopranos s1e9: Boca, Bobbi to Uncle Junior
It’s a sign of weakness … I don’t make the rules. ibid. Uncle Junior of oral sex
Bobbi: My lips are sealed.
Uncle Junior: Not too sealed, right? ibid.
I always have to ask him for oral sex … You’re lucky, that’s all. ibid. Bobbi at hairdresser’s
I don’t go down enough. ibid. Uncle Junior
Your uncle has acquired a taste for her. ibid. Carmela