Things that made me laugh today, and some that have intrigued me.
Monday, September 26, 2016
What did Al Capone do while in the pen for tax evasion and contempt of court?
A letter now on auction sums up his leisure activities in two words: prison band.
A 1938 letter from Capone to his son is currently for sale at RR Auctions, a Boston-based auction house that specializes in rare manuscripts.
It’s a rare letter, indeed—the missive, which is expected to bring in more than $50,000, gives an intimate look at the daily life of one of the most hardened gangsters in American history. Read more