What if the Entire World Was a Cigar Lounge?

by David Nadel November 9, 2015

What if the entire world was a cigar lounge? What if every restaurant, bar, hotel was a smoking room? What if everyone smoked cigars? The world would be an entirely different place. All types of cigars would be available everywhere. From small cigars, to Cuban cigars, to cheap cigars, to rare choice tobaccos, cigar mania […]

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Cigar Term to Know: Full-Bodied

by David Nadel July 22, 2015

If your favorite person is an aficionado (devotee of something special) like cigars, it simply means he or she won’t settle for anything less. It also means you had better find the right cigar for that special person. But keep in mind and remember that old adage: “You get what you pay for.” Yet, paying […]

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Choosing the Right Pipe Tobacco Strength

by David Nadel April 11, 2015

Choosing the right tobacco strength to most can be a very personal experience. For some people, tobacco pipes are sentimental and need to be preserved and even inherited by next generations. It’s this level of importance attached to tobacco pipes that necessitates the discussion on how to go about choosing the right tobacco strength. If you’re a […]

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Rocky Patel Cigars Offer Consistent Quality

by David Nadel April 10, 2015

Rocky Patel Cigars have been a trusted brand of cigar for the last two decades. Owner Rocky Patel’s dedication to the production of these high quality stogies has earned the brand numerous 90+ ratings from Cigar Aficionado magazine. He’s greatly respected and admired in the cigar-making industry. Mr. Patel was an attorney in the entertainment […]

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The Complete Power of a Cigar Lighter

by David Nadel February 20, 2015

It has often been quoted that a wooden match is the best way to light a cigar. Probably this was true in the good old days, but with so many stylish and fashionable cigar lighters flooding the market, sticking to past fashions can be well, unfashionable. And with so many choices available, it could be […]

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A Tradition of Cigar Smoking Among America’s Political Leaders – Part 1 of 2

by Elliot Boudin October 17, 2012
Old White House

Dating back as early as the 10th century with the Mayans puffing on tobacco leaves bound up with string to Columbus’ first visit to the Americas in 1492 and discovering the natives smoking cylindrical bundles of twisted tobacco leaves wrapped in dried palm or corn husks, cigar smoking has been a beloved tradition by many […]

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Top Ten Cigar Smoking Comic Book Characters

by Elliot Boudin September 12, 2012
Cigar Smoking Comic Characters

Over the past few years, it has been almost impossible to avoid the resurgence of comic books.  These “kids” books are anything but.  The themes and artwork are more adult and even the name has changed with “graphic novel” now being the accepted term for a collection of multiple comics.  And with The Avengers breaking […]

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