Hanging in Vegas: Jimmy Calandra and Johnny Alite

Jimmy Calandra, left, Johnny Alite.

They may be out of the life but they still enjoy the lifestyle.

Jimmy Calandra and Johnny Alite were recently in Las Vegas bellying up to the tables. They both did good, especially Alite -- who won 75 large, we were told.

Jimmy sent us the pic of the two of them near a major casino on the strip; we thank him for thinking of us. [I finally got my partner to watermark the pic; kudos to whoever was able to steal it beforehand!]



The two former gangsters are friends -- and gambling is obviously among their interests.

Something else they have in common is helping young people and others get out of, or avoid, the criminal lifestyle, whether it's the mob or a street gang.

They each give talks about the life in front of church groups, colleges and other associations. Calandra and Alite are both available to talk about their days in the mob living lifestyles that most of us wouldn't be able to imagine; any groups interested, email Cosa Nostra News.




Comments

  1. Unreal, omg- do they both have an email I can get in contact with them? I would love for them to come to my wedding.

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  2. These guys Should definitely have there own show. I want to see and read more about them. It amazing that there is a market out there for Ex-mob guys.

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  3. Crazy that Calandra doesn't have a book deal yet. That book on paciello that he was mentioned in doesn't cut it either. Calandra seems like he's gotta better story to tell. F*** all the Miami club BS!!

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  4. These guys are rats -- but they got the goods- inside info and I hope Mr Scarpo gets to work on this. That said I find it strange that all the complements are so positive. The now-missing story about Paciello had some less than positive comments on those two rats. I wonder if Alite is more respected -- or perhaps feared

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  5. What happened to the other comments about jimmy and that guy Anthony. Ed u took it down?

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  6. i took the entire story down... too many comments insulting too many people about too many things I don't know anything about...

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  7. I agree. It was getting out of hand..

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  8. you shouldnt be writing abt things you know nothing about..if you didnt know the people and didnt live arnd us then be quiet and mind your business..

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  9. Maybe you shouldn't be reading above your comprehension level. You obviously are. I'll leave your comment there so everyone can admire your ignorance. Why are you reading this blog? If you don't know about me and the people I grew up with, and don't know anything about our life, why are you reading my blog? Get the hell off...

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  10. jerk off..let me kno when you want me to tell you to ur face instead of on this..then you can write a story abt it,,dick

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  11. I dont know abt you cause you were nobody..I am someone I didnt grown up arnd people and talk abt it,,or write abt it

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    1. Ok -- so no one should write about the mob unless they were part of it? In it? Then guys like you wouldn't have blogs like this one which you obviously read. C'mon tell us your name - who you are.... you know you want to.....

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  12. im a nobody but i like your blog have a nice holiday im just breakn ur chops,,

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    1. Thanks man! You have a great one too!

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  13. I love how all the nasty replies are anonymous. That INSULTSthe REAL Anonymous. Jimmy&I are casual friends& he's a great guy. Certainly NOTa fucking rat. Misinformed small brained hominids

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  14. Why would anyone encourage that lifestyle? John Alite has ruined my boyfriend's and allot of other people's lives. What does he have to say about that?

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    1. You believe I'm encouraging people to become mobster?

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  15. No not you personally, but he has hurt allot of people and I don't believe he deserves any recognition. I also believe in karma.

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