Sammy and Dino Episode 6: The Rat Pack

November 30, 2021
1 hr 4 min
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Sammy and Dino Episode 6: The Rat Pack

Sammy and Dino Episode 6: The Rat Pack

November 30, 2021
1 hr 4 min
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CATEGORY: TV & Film
In the early 40s, both Dean and Sammy idolized Frank Sinatra. 20 years later, they became Sinatra’s cohorts in the Rat Pack, and, through Vegas gigs and increasingly disposable movies, the trio set a standard for grown men behaving badly that’s still influential today. In this episode, we’ll reveal what the Rat Pack’s Vegas shows were really like -- racist, homophobic, misogynist warts and all. We’ll also discuss the web of corruption linking these performers to the Mafia and the Kennedys, culminating in the death of an actress, and the death of the pretense that the Rat Pack racket was all innocent fun. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices