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  • Not Playing with Lex and Dan cover art
    Not Playing with Lex and Dan June 30, 2023
    9.3 GoodFellas

    Damn, it doesn’t always feel good to be a gangster. Mobster Lex Friedman takes young up-and-comer Dan Moren under his wing as they watch the 1990 classic GoodFellas. Hot topics include cameras that won’t stay still, the way you get whacked, and so many drugs.

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  • The Incomparable Mothership cover art
    The Incomparable Mothership November 24, 2022 “GoodFellas”
    642 Management Advice From Mobsters

    Are you calling us funny? Are we like a clown? Do we amuse you? More than thirty years later, “GoodFellas” still stands up. In honor of the late Ray Liotta, we break down Martin Scorsese’s classic film about street-level gangsters.