I was interviewed by Vanity Fair for an online series about cons and con artists.
The interview went live on Vanity Fair’s Facebook page, October 23, 2019.
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The interview was broadcast live March 12, 2019.
I was interviewed by History.com (website for The History Television channel) about 1920s-era financial scams. I wrote about such scams in my book, The Big Con: Great Hoaxes, Frauds, Grifts and Swindles in American History.
The article was posted March 6, 2019. Click here to read.
I was interviewed by Mel Magazine about cons and con artists. I cited scams and scammers from my book, The Big Con: Great Hoaxes, Frauds, Grifts and Swindles in American History.
The article was posted February 5, 2019. Click here to read.
Ron Moffatt and I were interviewed by Anna Maria Tremonti, host of “The Current” on CBC Radio. Wrongly convicted of murder at age 14 in Toronto in 1956, Ron (pictured below) is the subject of my book, The Boy on the Bicycle.
The interview was broadcast December 3, 2018. Click here for an online CBC story which includes the interview.
Ron Moffatt (left in photograph below) and I were interviewed by Markus Schwabe, host of Morning North on CBC Radio 1 from Sudbury, Ontario.
The interview was broadcast November 21, 2018. Click here for an online CTV story about Ron’s case with a video of the interview.
In 2017, I appeared twice on the TV show, Mafia’s Greatest Hits on the American Heroes channel.
My interview about eccentric gangster Dutch Schultz was included in Episode Six, broadcast December 23, 2017 (click here to view).
My interview about Al Capone was included in Episode Seven, broadcast December 30, 2017 (click here to view).
I took part in a panel discussion on the topic of “Toronto Crime as Local History” at Toronto Reference Library, November, 23, 2017. Click here for a video of the discussion (my part begins at the 23 minute mark).
I was interviewed by TIME magazine about the 50th anniversary of the 1967 film, Bonnie and Clyde.
The story was posted on the TIME website on August 11, 2017. Click here to read.
In 2016, I appeared twice on the TV show American Lawmen on the American Heroes channel.
My interview about New York City police officer Joseph Petrosino, who fought organized crime, was included in Episode Two, broadcast February 24, 2016 (click here to view).
My interview about bank robbing bandits Baby Face Nelson, John Dillinger and Pretty Boy Floyd was included in Episode Three, broadcast March 2, 2016 (click here to view).
On September 21, 2016, I did a radio interview with Talk Radio Europe about my book, The Big Con: Great Hoaxes, Frauds, Grifts and Swindles in American History.
Here is our interview:
A reading I gave in Toronto about my book on wrongfully convicted Ontario teenager Steven Truscott was covered in The Toronto Observer on December 13, 2013.
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