A pen in one hand and a pistol in the other…

Filed under: Boardwalk Buzz — Boardwalk Empire @ 12:16 am

Any politician that strives to be successful must have the mentality of a gangster, and any gangster who wants the gold must be as corrupt as any crowned politician. In the new HBO TV series, Boardwalk Empire, the spotlight is on Enoch “Nucky” Thompson, who had a pen in one hand and a pistol in the other. The show will chronicle the life of this part politician, part gangster figure during the Prohibition-era, and will show his interaction with the other mafia all-stars in the game, including Al Capone.

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