Wicked Cool Shit – a Cigar Advisor Buying Guide (February 2014)
In recent years bullying has become a hot news topic. So, what are people doing about it? Actor Eric Martinez is doing something about it. Eric, who suffered bullying and abuse as a child, has founded a group called “I Got Your Back,” in which he speaks to young people all over the world about bullying and how to deal with it. Eric also touches on his approach to acting, and how he got into smoking premium handmade cigars.
Tucked away in the SierraMadreMountains of Central Mexico, 7 hours by bus to the nearest large city, a community belonging to the indigenous Wixárika (pronounced Weeks-Are-eeka) people are struggling for survival. The Wixárika people are some of the oldest and proudest groups in all of Mexico and are fully prepared to die rather than leave their communities and culture behind.
In Part 2 of “The Slow and Graceful Death of the Tobacco Leaf” theVasquez Cigar Factory is now producing cigars under the name The American Tobacco Company. Author Mark McGinty also introduces the readers to Sanburn, “A nice kid in his late 30’s with a drop of Spanish blood in his veins” who is more concerned with modernization and the company’s bottom line than the well-being of the workers. Vasquez and Sanburn don’t see eye-to-eye on running the business, but they tolerate each other in an effort to keep the factory running smoothly.
Everyone and everything has their natural enemy… The Hatfields had the McCoys, Batman has the Joker, a cobra has the mongoose, the Red Sox fan has the Yankees, and even Trump has Rosie O'Donnell. Oh, we could give you hundreds of polar opposites of the oil and water variety, but this particular piece in Cigar Advisor Magazine is about a pairing that every reader of this fine, upstanding publication knows all too damned well.: The Cigar Smoker has the Anti-Smoking Zealot. See editor Tommy Zman's 5-Step guide to dealing with the cigar lover's natural foe.
Some woman are girly, sexy and sweet, and then some woman actually like to smoke cigars, watch football and become one of the guys. Well, it's time to meet Angye Fox, a unique gal who fits both roles quite nicely. Born and raised in Green Bay Packer country, Ms. Fox is a rare breed who always lives life to the fullest. This entrepreneur, radio host, avid golfer and cigar diva is a most lovely gal who loves to play with the boys. How about you read the article to see exactly what that means for yourself.
The Ferrari F360 featured here was introduced in 1999 at the Geneva Auto Show. Instantly the car received praise for its stellar performance and its all-new curvaceous body. It was offered in a coupe (Modena) and a convertible (Spider). It was a significant car for Ferrari, employing emerging technologies for design and manufacturing and raising the performance bar for the supercar industry.