DIANNE BUTLER OUT OF THE BOX
IN the absence of being able to see any of these characters in a glamorous television drama now that Boardwalk Empire’s finished for the year, here’s their less attractive real life version. Sam Giancana last week – did you see it? Pretty good. Pretty rich. Who knew there was so much money in gambling, huh? Tonight it’s Lucky Luciano, and I tell you what, for someone named Lucky he didn’t live that long. High stress job, of course, his line of work. Which was what exactly? Anything going, basically, but his big thing was coming up with the system that divided the New York mob into five families.