Michael Mayo

Michael Mayo by John Morelli

Michael Mayo (b. 1948) has written about film for The Washington Post and The Roanoke Times. He was the host of the nationally-syndicated Movie Show on Radio and Max and Mike On the Movies. His books include VideoHound’s Video Premieres, Horror Show, and War Movies. He edited three volumes of The DVD Guide.

His most recent book is American Murder: Criminals, Crime and the Media, and he blogs about film occasionally at mikeonmovies.com. He’s a member of the Mystery Writers of America, The Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Professional Football Researchers Association. Jimmy the Stick is his first novel. He lives in New Jersey.

"Mayo persuasively portrays such real-life mobsters as Meyer Lansky and Lucky Luciano in a tale sure to appeal to fans of Max Allan Collins’s gangster historicals." - Publishers Weekly

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