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The Most Famous Serial Killers in Miami History

3 years ago by Jerry Iannelli
So, uh, bodies might be buried in the backyard of a historic pump house on Miami's Upper Eastside. The building, which was built in the 1920s, at one time was the home of serial killer Robert Bowman, and a New Times feature story published this week details that when cops were questioning Bowman in 1982 over the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl from Ohio, Bowman said he had killed someone else and buried the body behind the pump house.
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Pain & Gain: A Pictorial Dummy's Guide to the Real-Life Tale

7 years ago by Francisco Alvarado
So there is this movie coming out later this month, right? It's directed by Michael Bay and stars Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, and Anthony Mackie as a trio of bodybuilding extortionists who stumble and bumble their way to another man's riches by torturing him and then running over...
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DANIEL LUGONothing had gone according to plan. Frank Griga was dead, and there was no money. All Lugo managed to salvage from this misbegotten mission were the contents of a mailbox. ADRIAN DOORBALDoorbal was having a field day -- one victim strangled, another overmedicated. Now he was about to try...
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Real-Life Pain and Gain Star Ed DuBois Pens Blues Song to Torture Plot

8 years ago by Francisco Alvarado
Real-Life Pain and Gain Star Ed DuBois Pens Blues Song to Torture Plot
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Real-Life Pain & Gain Star Ed DuBois Composes Ode to Torture Plot

8 years ago by Francisco Alvarado
The bluesy track starts with eerie piano chords and a spooky fiddle. Then a deep, raspy voice croons, "They stole my money, they took my home. Left me on the street, to die alone. I live in paradise, so they say. Things shouldn't be this way. Paaaaaiiinnn, pain and gain."That's...
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Sun Gym Gang Accomplice Speaks About "Pain & Gain" For First Time

7 years ago by Francisco Alvarado
John Raimondo is a bit player in the 1999 epic three-part Miami New Times series "Pain & Gain," which blockbuster Hollywood director Michael Bay turned into a passion project that hit theaters over two weeks ago. Starring Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, the film recounts the absurd dark...
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Mark Wahlberg on Leading the Sun Gym Gang, Michael Bay, and Cocaine Cowboys

7 years ago by Francisco Alvarado
A New York native with a smooth tongue and a disarming smile, Daniel Lugo was fresh from serving a 15-month federal prison stint for fraud when he landed at Sun Gym in 1992. He'd earned his prison time by snookering $71,200 from people who believed he could get loans from...
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Pain & Gain: Where the Real-Life Sun Gym Gang Characters Are Now

7 years ago by Francisco Alvarado
Pain and Gain: Where the Real-Life Sun Gym Gang Characters Are Now See also: "Pain & Gain: From New Times Story to Michael Bay Film."
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MARC SCHILLERThe Miami businessman had barely escaped with his life. His health was ruined and his assets were gone. His kidnappers owned everything, even his home. But he had names and a paper trail. Why would no one believe him? DANIEL LUGOThe Sun Gym manager liked Schiller's big house. And...
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Michael Bay, Mark Wahlberg, and the Rock Talk Pain & Gain

7 years ago by Francisco Alvarado
Michael Bay, Mark Wahlberg, and the Rock Talk Pain & Gain

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