It is with great sadness that we report that a great friend and an early supporter of The Vegas Tourist has passed away. Author/speaker/mob aficionado Dennis Griffin put his pen down for the last time on Monday, June 21, 2021. Dennis moved out to Las Vegas after a 20-year career in investigations and law enforcement in New York State. He was a Madison County Deputy and … [Read more...] about Remembering Our Friend, Dennis Griffin
Time to catch up with a friend of The Vegas Tourist - True Crime author Dennis N Griffin. Sazzy and I nicknamed him "Uncle Denny" because he became a very good friend and a fan of ours. He was one of the first people we ever interviewed for the podcast. On the interview, I mention he was the first person we interviewed. After going through the notes, I was wrong on that. … [Read more...] about 204 Catching Up With a Snowbird – Dennis Griffin
This December, the mob returns to Las Vegas. Unfortunately it's only in amusement form, but its still the mob. It's called "The Mob Experience". Not to be confused with the museum downtown being pushed by Uncle Oscar. This is the one at the Tropicana Resort. The PA and I were down on the strip this week and checked it out. The preview center is the only thing open and its … [Read more...] about The Vegas Mob Experience Update
Yes, TheVegasTourist.com podcast made it to show #100 and both of us are still alive to talk about it. Sorry, we did not go video on this one, although Sazzy… did go… oh never mind… it was still a fun show to do. Las Vegas is still here and so are we..... We truly are blessed with some of the best fans in Podcasting. Thank you for all the letters, emails and other tokens of … [Read more...] about 100 We made it to 100 without killing each other!
Can you believe it?? We are almost to our 100th Podcast!! That will have to be an awesome show and we are just not sure how to make it all happen, but we will. A little duct tape and some fancy editing and we can make anything happen. We started this show after a full day with ex-mobster Henry Hill and his entourage. Try keep up with these folks. This included a stop at the … [Read more...] about 99 Mobsters, Pizza and Joints plus so much more….
--- The Mob wanted him, the FBI had him, Mark and Sazzy get to talk to him. That's right folks - Ex-Mobster Frank Cullotta comes out of the shadows to talk to The Vegas Tourist. Right before he was to step out publicly to release his biography Cullotta: The Life of a Chicago Criminal, Las Vegas Mobster and Government Witness (True Crime), Frank Cullotta takes the time … [Read more...] about 40 The Frank Cullotta Interview