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Joe Fosco Show With Recurring Guest Former Chicago Mafioso Michael Magnafichi – 10/24/16

Posted on 27. Oct, 2016 by in Sports, The Joe Fosco Show

2016 National League Champions Chicago Cubs

Joe Fosco Show With Recurring Guest Former Chicago Mafioso Michael Magnafichi: Sports and The Late Jack Cerone Stories (Viewer Discretion Advised: Coarse Language)

Magnafichi Tells A Funny Accardo And Cerone Story

Posted on 20. Sep, 2015 by in Organized Crime, Sports, The Joe Fosco Show

Tony Accardo and Jack Cerone

Reoccurring guest and former Chicago Mobster Michael Magnafichi visited the Joe Fosco Show today. Michael shard some sports picks during today’s show. However, the taping was done several hours prior to the time in which the show was uploaded via the YouTube feed. Thank you! I would like to take this time to encourage American […]

Joe Fosco Show – Magnafichi Talks About Mafiosos

Posted on 05. Sep, 2015 by in Organized Crime, Sports, The Joe Fosco Show


Hello everyone! Reoccurring guest and former Chicago Outfit Lieutenant, Michael Magnafichi, made it to the Joe Fosco Show to cover current sports related information, despite having visited his ophthalmologist for a medical procedure shortly prior to the show. Therefore, please understand that Michael was not impersonating the late Sam Giancana by wearing his sunglasses. I […]

ANP’s Roundtable: A True Chicago Police Hero

Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 by in History, Organized Crime, Webcast

Michael ‘No Show’ Magnafichi

Today’s show features retired Chicago Police Official Don Herion, who penned two famous books on his crusade on Organized Crime in Chicago back in the day when the Chicago Outfit was at its deadliest stage. His books are titled Pay, Quit, or Die and The Chicago Way. I recently had contact with Michael Magnafichi who […]

Magnafichi, Coconate & Rosebud Restaurants

Posted on 29. Jul, 2013 by in Podcast, Sports

Alex Dana

Hi everyone! It’s Mike Mags with ANP’s Sports Podcast (not iPod) for July 29th, 2013. We are looking forward to football in the immediate days ahead. Listen to my pick for Super Bowl. Yes, I said Super Bowl – despite the fact that it is July! Our Behind the Scenes piece today covers a lot […]

ANP Sports Podcast For June 13th, 2013

Posted on 13. Jun, 2013 by in Organized Crime, Podcast, Sports


Hello everyone, its Mike Mags with today’s ANP Sports Podcast. I was up late last night like most hockey fans watching the Blackhawks win. I have to apologize in advance for exhibiting signs of last night’s celebration, which is detectable in my speech. Unfortunately, I have to also inform you that I used some language […]

Millionaire Gets His Way With Benigno’s Office

Posted on 06. Mar, 2013 by in Organized Crime, Politics


If you did not read my piece about Illinois Secretary of State bigwig Thomas Benigno, please do so now because it serves as an entree to this week’s article. You may access it by clicking here. I would like to tell you about a very wealthy Lake Forest, Illinois, resident named Joseph “Joe-Millionaire” Vasselli, who […]

Police Chief Aids Mob Figures?

Posted on 23. Aug, 2012 by in Organized Crime, Politics

Police Chief Aids Mob Figures?

The news has recently been dominated by the name James Prandini, the former police chief of Des Plaines, Illinois, who has a 103k a year pension. He has been sucked into a suit that plumbs the nepotism and insider dealing that came to characterize the police department of that fine town during his time as chief. […]

Joe “Shine” Amabile And Mondo Fosco

Posted on 08. May, 2012 by in History, Organized Crime


I have authored some difficult articles in my nearly five-years of writing for American News Post, however, this one takes the cake. Those of you who are steady readers of American News Post would be familiar with Theodore Roe, one of my literary contributors here at ANP. Those who are extremely knowledgeable on the history […]

An Unfair Attack By Judge Jill Cerone Marisie

Posted on 16. Jan, 2012 by in Current Events, Organized Crime


Since the days of Capone, Cook County’s historical status as a corrupt institution has been common knowledge the world over. In the years since prohibition, the federal government has waged an ongoing war against the Italian-American mafia, and it might seem that this once powerful underworld agency is dead or dying. With this in mind, […]