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Jack Newfield

April 7, 2003 | New York Magazine's 35th Anniversary
Dumb-Dumb's Bullets

John Gotti had Paul Castellano whacked outside Sparks steak house. Then Gotti’s stupidity killed the mob.

June 24, 2002 | Cityside
Little Big Man

John Gotti was a narcissist, a blowhard, and a vicious thug. His legacy is that he brought both of his families low. Some godfather.

February 4, 2002 | Feature
Shadow Boxing

How "rage-aholic" Mike Tyson has become his own worst opponent.

January 7, 2002 | 2004 Race
Rev Vs. Rev

Al Sharpton is trying to push his way onto the stage occupied by his mentor and father figure Jesse Jackson. Why won't Jackson step aside? "His ego's bigger than mine," says Sharpton. Really?

October 15, 2001 | Feature
Out Front

Mayoral hopeful Fernando Ferrer astonished everyone by refusing Rudy's request for three more months. Now he's got Ed on one arm and Al on the other. Stand by for a dramatic standoff.