John Gotti

Arguably the most famous mafioso ever, John Gotti captured the American public’s imagination in the ’80s and '90s.  While previous mob bosses had shunned the spotlight-- or at least attempted to-- Gotti seemed to revel in it. Splashed across the covers of national magazines and newspapers, Gotti gave the average American the closest glimpse into mob life that they’d ever had and arguably touched off the mafia obsession in popular entertainment over the next two decades. On this episode, we delve into the life of John Gotti to rate just how much of an asshole the Dapper Don was.

 

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