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Articles & Podcasts of Note (Week of 06/22/2020)

Every Friday I highlight the most interesting or entertaining items from my media diet of the past week.



  • American Scandal: Boston College Gambling Scheme ( In 1978 players on the Boston College basketball team get involved in a point-shaving scheme with the mafia.
  • Behind the Police ( Robert Evans’ mini-series on the history and origins of modern-day policing in the USA.
  • Truth vs. Hollywood: Goodfellas ( New podcast that explores the real story behind popular films. The first two episodes look at the story of Henry Hill–famously chronicled in the Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas.

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