Cigar Review: Starting 2009 in grand style

Cigar Name: Romeo y Julieta Cazadore (6 3/8  x 44) Cigar Description: Cuban wrapper and filler Cigar Strength: Medium-Full Review of the Cigar itself: A BOTL in Canada treated me to a nice cigar he had aged for about 2 years in his humidor. I was rather shocked when I got it but totally humbled […]

Smoke, Lies and the Nanny State

I recently got the article “Smoke, Lies and the Nanny State” when surfing the internet. It’s an interesting essay by Joe Jackson (yes, that Joe Jackson, the singer) about the anti-smoking lobby and perhaps, more importantly, a poignant critique of what that industry is doing. He brings up some excellent points. The reality is that […]

Keep track of cigars and smokers’ rights

This morning I took a few moments to update my cigar band book. It’s a little Moleskine Square Notebook Pocket. Basically what I do is remove the band(s) from a cigar as carefully as I can and then use my glue stick (usually the Elmer’s Purple Glue Stick since it’s easier for me to see […]