PETER EDWARDS Author
Journalist
Producer

Bad Blood eh? What's real? What isn't in new Netflix Canadian Mafia series?

Bad Blood, season 1 of which is now on Netflix. Other things are pure fantasy but could be real. Yet other things are a blend. Full credit to Simon Barry and Michael Konyves for their masterful job in adapting our book, “Business or Blood: Mafia Boss Vito Rizzuto’s Last War” (reissued as “Bad Blood”) to television. A mob widow recently contacted me to say how much she disliked one of the characters and wanted to “bitch slap” her. I said the prospective bitch-slapee didn’t exist. She then praised the script-writing. ]]>

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