In Part II, Dana Renga discusses the appeal of The Sopranos, the effect of law enforcement, and the mafia’s adaptability for survival.
Dana Renga is the Chair of the Department of French and Italian and Associate Professor of Italian at the Ohio State University. She’s also the author of Unfinished Business: Screening the Italian Mafia in the New Millennium and the editor of Mafia Movies: A Reader.
Bartees Cox is a songwriter and producer who spent years playing in bands in Brooklyn before making the move to Washington, DC, where his solo project, Bartees Strange, took focus and grew - from an album of reinterpretations of The National’s music to his stunning full-length, genre-bending… | watch
Aliah Sheffield is the singer/songwriter also known as Nikkie Aliah. Her song, “Earth is Ghetto,” recently went viral and she chatted with Nikkiesha about what led her to her viral moment, her musical inspirations, and what she hopes and plans to do next… oh, and tequila. This podcast is… | listen
Whether you're a metalhead or not, this NYC trio will have you wrapped up in its soothing dark thrashers. | read