Monday, June 16, 2014

GET LUCKY -- GET LUCKY LUCIANO! Chris Cipolllini Live this Saturday!

LUCIANOCharles Lucky Luciano is one of the most researched, discussed and dissected American mobsters of all time. His name has become synonymous with NY City's high drama gangland days of prohibition bootlegging, the information of the infamous five families, and controversy over his alleged Last Testament. However, there exists many fascinating and lurid tales and theories regarding Lucky's rise and fall from the mobs top spot. Some of these stories are known, but still incited debate, such as the origins of his nickname and menacing facial scars. Other legends are not so well known to the general public

With information culled from rare news articles, government documents and numerous books written on the subject, this book will give readers a chance to discover Luciano in a way that engages the mystery of his pop culture status, while encouraging further debate over the facts that fallacies that exist about his true role in the history of the American mafia structure.

Christian Cipollini has been a freelance journalist, writer, organized crime researcher and designer for over a decade, covering everything from entertainment to human interest to gangsterism. Rock stars, local news,tattoo culture, and even Bigfoot... he tried to cover the spectrum from wonderful to the weird. He co-created a mob-history-themed apparel and infographics company, with products having appeared in rapper Necro's video "Jewish Gangsters" and the documentary film "DAS MAFIA-PARADIES" by Hans Peter Weymar. A father, a pet lover, and a collector of rare original mob history photographs...

He is a graduate of Seton Hill University and is most currently the author of Diary of a Motor City Hit Man: The Chester Wheeler Campbell Story, and new 'expert' guest on the Biography Channel Series "Gangsters: America's Most Evil," "Lucky Luciano: Mysterious Tales of a Gangland Legend," and the forthcoming "Murder Inc.: Mysteries of the Mob's Most Deadly Hit Squad."

As an "expert" guest, he's appeared on episodes of Biography Channel Series "Gangsters: America's Most Evil," History Channel Series "United Stuff of America" and Consulted on National Geographic Channel's critically-acclaimed series DRUGS, INC. Author website

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