"How did we suddenly become entranced with gangster culture? I saw it this morning on campus. When did the black community say we should all look like criminals?"
"I was raised in Chicago and I guess that was one of the special breeding grounds for gangsters of all colors. That was the Detroit of the gangster world. The car industry was thugs."
"Attitude is attitude, whether you're a West Coast gangster or East Coast gangster, you know?"
"I was always raised on cowboy films, and then when I could start making choices about the movies I wanted to watch I found myself wanting to watch gangster films which were slightly more sophisticated than the baseline stuff that was in westerns."