As a Mafia organization man, John Gotti made major errors that made the FBI’s job a bit easier. Gotti demanded his captains pay him homage, every Tuesday, at the Ravenite social club on Mulberry Street. He virtually assured that once crime figures, came under the radar of the police, would garner unwelcomed surveillance.

Mentioned in today’s strip are: Gary Jenkins, former Kansas city organized crime detective, and host of the Gangland Wire podcast; Larry Henry, Mafia historian and blogger; and Ian Barr, host of the Wiseguy’s Hideaway podcast.