Some of Scott's favorite links:
Mafia (more mob links on my Tampa mob website):
The Mob New Blog (mob-news.blogspot.com:80)
Rick Porello's AmericanMafia.com (www.americanmafia.com)
Gangsters Inc. (www.gangstersinc.ning.com )
Illinois Police and Sheriff's News (www.ipsn.org)
Mafia International (www.mafia-international.com)
Real Deal Mafia forum (www.realdeal-forum.com/forum/index.php)
Hollywood Mafia (www.hollywoodmafia.com)
New York Mafia History Forum (www.geocities.com/nymafia2001)
La Cosa Nostra (www.geocities.com:80/mafiason_99)
Thief! Story of an Ex-Con Artist (www.thieftruestory.com)
JFK Assassination Forum (click here)
Official site of the greatest band of all time.
Neil Peart (www.neilpeart.net) - Official site of the greatest drummer of all time.
Counterparts Message Board (www.rushmessageboard.com) - Who died and made you Geddy Lee?
Van Morrison (www.vanmorrison.com) - Official site of the greatest singer/songwriter/vocalist of all time.
Pitchfork (www.pitchforkmedia.com) - For the alternative, independent, and unsigned. Free downloads of bands with way more talent than the crap on regular radio
Hardradio (www.hardradio.com/hr3.html) - All metal, all the time. Internet radio, news, interviews, forums, downloads…
Some bands I’ve been into lately:
The Milwaukees (www.milwaukees.com)
- A great New Jersey based rock band
Ted Leo and the Pharmacists (http://www.tedleo.com/news.php) – Awesome indie rock. Been addicted to his music since late 2005 after seeing him at the Orpheum in Tampa
Belle And Sebastian (www.belleandsebastian.co.uk/home) – A favorite since 1996
Coheed and Cambria (www.coheedandcambria.com) – Always been a fan of progressive metal (Fates Warning, Dream Theater)- these guys are the new torchbearers of the prog metal flame.
Band of Horses (www.bandofhorses.com)
Ben Folds (www.benfolds.com) – Who cares about piano rock?
Evergrey (www.evergrey.net)- Euro power metal
Tracy Thorn (www.myspace.com/traceythorn) - Form EBTG, and the best female vocalist around
The New Pornographers (www.thenewpornographers.com) - This power pop band from the Great White North have the added feature of frequent guest vocalist Neko Case (www.nekocase.com)
Tampa Book Buzz (http://tampabookbuzz.com/blog)
- Support your local authors
Barricade Books (www.barricadebooks.com) - Publisher of my books Cigar City Mafia and The Silent Don
Ace Atkins (www.aceatkins.com) - Excellent Southern noir writer
Lee Irby (www.leeirby.com) - Another exceptional Florida author
Sticks of Fire (sticksoffire.com)
- The all-Tampa Bay blog
Jibade-Khalil Huffman (khalilhuffman.com) - Eclectic up-and-coming young poet out of New York City.
Tampa Bay Derby Darlins (tampabayderbydarlins.com) - Tampa's own roller derby league. Home of the Cigar City Mafia, the best team in Tampa Bay!
Discount Cigars (gothamcigars.com) - Buy discount cigars online from Gothamcigars.com offering cigar samplers, humidors, filtered tubed cigars accessories and cigar tobacco. Find all major brands like CAO, Arturo Fuente, Cohiba, Gurkha, Ashton, flavored, and more.
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