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Steve Fishman

March 6, 2006
The Lost Soprano

Lillo Brancato lived his dream. He played tough guys in the movies with De Niro and did a season with James Gandolfini’s crew. Then, on a dark, drug-fueled night in Yonkers, the gun went off, the cop was dead, and the dream became all too real.

January 9, 2006 | Intelligencer
Anger Management

Why TWU honcho Roger Toussaint still blames Bloomberg—and still believes striking was the only possible course.

December 12, 2005 | Profile
Howard Stern in Space

Coming to you via satellite, a brave new radio world, from the once and future king of all media......featuring the Craptacular.

October 24, 2005 | Profile
How New York's Shock Jockette Got Supersized

She wants it big. She wants it Wendy.

September 19, 2005 | Feature
The Boy Who Wouldn't Be King

A son who craves his father’s love. A father who believes in his own immortality. The intimate story of the clash that rocked the Murdoch dynasty.

June 27, 2005 | Profile
Mommy's Little Con Man

When NYU senior Hakan Yalincak was arrested and put in jail after attempting to cash a forged $25 million check, his mother, Jackie, tearfully supplied a sketchy, convoluted explanation for everything. And when, a month later, she too was arrested for fraud, it seemed she’d taught her son everything she knew.

June 13, 2005 | Feature
He Got Life

David Wong was a nobody, an illegal immigrant who’d drifted aimlessly through Chinatown to prison. Then, accused of a murder he didn’t commit, he became a symbol of injustice and an admired man. Now he’s on the verge of freedom—and in danger of losing everything again.

April 25, 2005 | Profile
Hell's Kitchen

Marine Lieutenant Ilario Pantano made it out of a tough neighborhood to Horace Mann and Goldman Sachs. But 9/11 reactivated his inner warrior and brought him to Iraq. Now, charged with murder, he’s in a different kind of hell.

January 10, 2005 | Feature
Inside Eliot’s Army

Eliot Spitzer and his legal swat team conduct their investigations like a crusade. A blow-by-blow account of the current insurance-industry probe, and what it reveals about the man who would be governor.

November 22, 2004 | Feature
Get Richest Quickest

In the precarious hedge-fund bubble, it’s either clean up—or flame out.

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