October 31 2014
"Divine in hookas, glorious in a
pipe When tipp'd with amber, mellow, rich, and ripe; Like other charmers,
wooing the caress More dazzlingly when daring in full dress; Yet thy true
lovers more admire by far Thy naked beauties--give me a cigar!"
Lord Byron, The Island. Canto ii (partial).
In the News
JR Cigar, Inc. Announces Completion of Merger with JRC Acquisition Corp.
Ventura shares stogies, chats it up at the White House St. The bed is nice and long. There's this swell copy of the Gettysburg Address under glass. But boy, the host sure likes to stay up late.
Cigar store haven for Cuba nostalgia. A vintage print of the Cuba only a few remember, the sounds of Beny Moré and La Orquesta Riverside, old Bacardi napkins and empty beer and Pepsi-Cola bottles; antique postcards, historic ...
Links to these and other news stories.
The Griffins, Davidoff, Zino Mouton Cadet, add new shapes, sizes, and a old friend in a new package.
Monica, Monica, Monica! It's always about Monica! Well maybe it's really about cigars.
Tom's Rant Returns! The monthly column by Thomas Suhadolnikis is back. This month: It's wake up time for the "Old Boys" of the cigar industry.
(Disclaimer: the thoughts and words are the authors and not....)
The Traveling Cigarman
Brian Engle's Portland trip to the Brazan Bean,
w/ Sara and her braided arm-pit hair. It do not get any better than that!
The Cheap Cigar
Do you feel cigars have gotten
too expensive? Then check out Wade Bishop's monthly column devoted to
the cigar smoker on a budget.
Shade Tobacco Days
Keith Foxe reminisces on the summer job of his youth. Working in the tobacco
fields of the Connecticut Valley,
in the days of disco and decadence, when cigars had gone the
way of ladies' hats and jazz trios.
Woman and Cigars, Our Newest Romance.
Sharon Krum emerges
from the smoky cigar bar scene, and asks; What ever happened to men
and shopping? Is this where feminism has left us?
Not just another
passing fad. Patrice Murphy tells us why this drink is growing
in popularity, and still stands the test of time.
So you think the cigar market is
you have to see what's going on with the cigar label art of nearly
100 years ago. O.L. Lisot opens the doors and lets you into this hot new
Indoor Air Quality and Smoke,
Can they Coexist? Bill Behrman
thinks so, and he's put his years of experience together to tell us
The family, the car, the open road, and
a coola'dor full of cigars. A cigar smoker's summer vacation, by Don Payne.
As Seen on TV
Monday December 15th, CigarLife is on News 12's The
Exchange program in Connecticut.
The Cigar Expo NY "97"
A blast from the "Cigar Boom" past. Thousands of people attended this now extinct event in
New York City's Jacobs Javis Convention Center. This was the first cigar convention to mix
both consumers and industry at one event.
Read Marc and Adam Goldstone's report of the Expo, and
then check out some of the new products that were first
shown at this new cigar event.