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Great Cigar deal for my DFW readers!

Posted on: September 29th, 2010 by
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Check out this deal and get 50% off your cigar purchases at Town & Country cigars in Euless. Town & Country Deal

Cuban Cigar Maker Becomes Tampa-Ybor City Labor Leader in Epic Novel

Posted on: August 10th, 2010 by
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Cuban Cigar Maker Becomes Tampa-Ybor City Labor Leader in Epic Novel Written in the style of Mario Puzo, painstakingly researched and lovingly crafted, Mark McGinty’s The Cigar Maker blends fact and fiction and tells a little known tale of American history. Already reaching #1 on Amazon’s cigar best-sellers, this is Les Misérables meets the Buena Vista Social Club. In 1901 a group Continue reading the story "Cuban Cigar Maker Becomes Tampa-Ybor City Labor Leader in Epic Novel"

The Art of the Cigar

Posted on: March 28th, 2010 by
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I was talking to my wife the other night about the finer things in life; cigars, wine, and the like and it  really got me thinking about how a fine cigar is crafted and blended.  Every last detail from the filler to the wrapper and binder have to be meticulously thought about and planned for.  The way the cigar smokes in the end has every Continue reading the story "The Art of the Cigar"

Contest Time!

Posted on: July 15th, 2009 by
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We haven't had a good contest for awhile, so i figured it a proper time to have one for our 2 year annivsary! This is an easy one too.  All you have to do is sign up for the RSS newsfeed and you are entered!  The contest is being sponsored by and the prizes are as follows:
  • If there are 1-99 participants, one Continue reading the story "Contest Time!"

SCHIP and You?

Posted on: May 6th, 2009 by

Sitting here pondering where the cigar industry is going is enough to rot your brain.  Who knows where we will be in the next few years as it pertains to cigars and the entire tobacco industry.  SCHIP is no help!  Why would anybody think that taxing cigars is going to help children without health insurance?  All we are doing is making the cigar smoker suffer Continue reading the story "SCHIP and You?"

Kristoff Matador Crillio Cigar Review

Posted on: April 23rd, 2009 by
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Country: Dominican Republic Length/Ring: 6 1/2x 56 Shape: Toro Wrapper: Nicaraguan Habano Criollo Strength: Med

My Rating: 3.75 Stars

M.S.R.P: $6.00/Stick

Where to Buy: Tinderbox,, Cigars Direct


Kristoff has been a brand that I have wanted to try for awhile now just haven't gotten around to it with Continue reading the story "Kristoff Matador Crillio Cigar Review"

Fine, Just Fine – A post by Cigars Direct

Posted on: February 3rd, 2009 by

Fine, Just Fine

Spend even a little time around cigars Continue reading the story "Fine, Just Fine – A post by Cigars Direct"

2009 SCHIP Bill Introduced: $.52 cigar tax per cigar.

Posted on: January 14th, 2009 by

From IPCPR: "HR2 Looks to Move Smoothly Through House, Slower in Senate Congress has introduced the reauthorization of the SCHIP bill--HR2. The cigar tax proposal is as follows: 52.4 percent on large cigars (most premium cigars follow under this federal classification) with a cap of no more than 40 (forty) cents per cigar. This is far lower than the original proposal from the Senate of $10 per Continue reading the story "2009 SCHIP Bill Introduced: $.52 cigar tax per cigar."

Tatuaje Event with Pete Johnson

Posted on: November 13th, 2008 by
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I attended an event last night with Pete Johnson of Tatuaje cigars there.  It was a very fun event with a lot of the local BOTL showing up.  They did a raffle (which I never win by the way) and had great deals on Tatuaje cigars.  The food was stacked up and the Continue reading the story "Tatuaje Event with Pete Johnson"

What’s everyone Smoking?

Posted on: October 24th, 2008 by

As we take a look around the cigar blog world, let's see what everybody else is smoking. Jesse is smoking the Chateau Real Maduro over at Cigar Inspector is puffing on some Island fruit, the H.Upmann Mag 50. Her Humidor fired up a nice Los Blancos Crillio. The Velvet Cigar lights up a Isla de Cuba. The Stogie Guys smoke on a beautiful Davidoff Continue reading the story "What’s everyone Smoking?"

Contest Time! Finally a Contest!

Posted on: October 10th, 2008 by

This is going to be an easy one for everybody! I cannot believe this is the first giveaway we are doing but there will be many more to come. Simply input your email address in the box on the upper left hand column box labeled "Email Subscription" to qualify for the chance to win a really nice 5er of smokes from Me! This will Continue reading the story "Contest Time! Finally a Contest!"

Lack of cigar reviews this week.

Posted on: October 9th, 2008 by

I apologize, I have been sick this week with a really bad cold. I will resume writing reviews as soon as I get over this cold and can breathe and smell again.

Cigars International version of “Woot Off”

Posted on: October 6th, 2008 by
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Joe’s Jambalaya Joe’s Jambalaya is a continuous stream of deals that automatically replace each other once they sell out. Check it out periodically throughout the day, there are bound to be some great deals.

Cigar Rights of America

Posted on: August 26th, 2008 by

"No, you cannot smoke in here. They just passed the anti smoking ban."

How often have you heard that latley? It is an all too often occurence these days for us cigar smokers to hear those exact words when walking into a pub or bar... some of us even our own cigar Continue reading the story "Cigar Rights of America"

IPCPR The Show Part 2

Posted on: July 23rd, 2008 by
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Being in Vegas is nothing without sharing it with your friends. I met up with Eric, Tommy Boy, Ray, and Pablo from Socialcigar while I was out there. What a rowdy bunch we were, espcially Tommy Boy... =-) The first day of the show is always the busiest, and boy was I in for a treat working the Camacho booth that day. When Continue reading the story "IPCPR The Show Part 2"

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