Taking It To The Nub – Season 3 – Nick Syris – LH Premium Cigars

In this weeks episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie and Quinton Brown sit down with Nick Syris – Owner of LH Premium Cigars. Nick explains how his journey into premium cigars started during the 1990’s boom and then over to the Middle East where he opened Lavida Habano lounges and grew his Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 3 – Nick Syris – LH Premium Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 3 – Rodriguez Olivan Cigars

In this episode, Boston Jimmie and Quinton Brown sit down with Ismael Olivan, owner of Rodriguez Olivan Cigars in the Dominican Republic. Ismael is living his dream to bring to the market revolutionary hand crafted fine cigars, for a revolutionary reasonable price; Cigars that the everyday person can afford to smoke, and enjoy the luxury Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 3 – Rodriguez Olivan Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 3 – Dallas Leaf

In this Episode of Taking It To The Nub, Quinton Brown and Boston Jimmie welcome Ron Smith and Chere Wright from Dallas Leaf to the show. We learned about the number of different parts of Dallas Leaf, including their cigar brands, entertainment subsidiary, MEGA Herf, Dallas Leaf Foundation, and Dallas Leaf Cigar Club. This team Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 3 – Dallas Leaf[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 3- Dave Arlinghaus – The Cigar Life guy

In this must see episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie and Quinton Brown host a very special guest – Dave Arlinghaus. Dave is known as the Cigar Life Guy, and is well known in the premium cigar industry as the guy who can get cigar enthusiasts affordable non smoker rates on Life Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 3- Dave Arlinghaus – The Cigar Life guy[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 10 – Rock-A-Feller Cigars

This week’s episode featured Kevin Schweitzer, the owner of Rock-A-Feller Cigars. The brand is based out of NY. Kevin left the Wall Street Gold Trading world to follow his dream of owning a cigar company. Smoking cigars for decades, Kevin took us on his journey on Wall Street to his current adventure into the premium Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 10 – Rock-A-Feller Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 9 – The Iconic Smokers

In this episode Shirtless Mike Holmes and Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press, introduce the Iconic Smokers; Jerome Berry and Juan Nunez. We discuss the brand and the Iconic Smokers mission around the cigar culture. From now till Midnight, May 16 2020 – those that comment on the beauty of the Iconic Smokers Black Card in Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 9 – The Iconic Smokers[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 6 – ENKI Cigars and Karel Martinez

This weeks ‘Taking It To The Nub” show featured guest Karel Martinez, the founder and owner of Enki Cigars, a boutique cigar company based out Palmetto Bay, Florida. Karel talks about his ENKI and Origins line of cigars, that has been in existence since 2004 and also discusses the state of the cigar industry in Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 6 – ENKI Cigars and Karel Martinez[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 5 – The Cigar Militia

In this episode of Taking it To The Nub, Shirtless Mike and Boston Jimmie of Stogie Press are joined by special guest Kevin Parow “The Commish” of the Cigar Militia. We talk about his growing Facebook Cigar Group and delve into life of quarantine and smoking cigars.

Taking it to the Nub – Season 1:Episode 3

In this week episode of Taking It To The Nub, with Shirtless Mike and Boston Jimmie. This episode features Luigi Lucente, Owner of CigarMedics on along with his CigarMedics team. Luigi is the inventor of the HumidiMeter device that I reviewed last year. He was kind enough to join Mike and I to talk about Read more about Taking it to the Nub – Season 1:Episode 3[…]

Taking it to the Nub – Season 1:Episode 2

We had a great show Saturday night, with film producer Kareem Fort, as we discussed his latest project “Smoke Big”, tested Shirtless Mikes palate, and examined the latest US Senate tobacco bill. If you missed the show, you can watch it here and also follow other episodes of “Taking it to the Nub” on the Read more about Taking it to the Nub – Season 1:Episode 2[…]

Cigar Lifestyle: Boston Jimmie’s 60th Birthday Herf Recap – By Mike Holmes

Life is meant to be lived and lived well. To reach the age of 60 is a privilege denied to many, so to be able to celebrate such a milestone with my great friend Boston Jimmie was a distinct honor. November 9th, 2019 was truly a night to remember. Boston Jimmie threw the biggest cigar Read more about Cigar Lifestyle: Boston Jimmie’s 60th Birthday Herf Recap – By Mike Holmes[…]

Kaplowitz Radio to Offer – Cigar News Powered by Stogie Press

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2018 Kaplowitz, Owner of Kaplowitz Media and James (Boston Jimmie) Vita, Editor and Publisher of Stogie Press have reached a collaborative agreement to share a special news segment on the weekly Kaplowitz Radio podcast. The new segment will feature the latest addition to Stogie Press where the online publication will Read more about Kaplowitz Radio to Offer – Cigar News Powered by Stogie Press[…]

BREAKING NEWS – Stogie Press to Begin Adding Numerical Ratings to Cigar Reviews

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2018 – Melbourne, Fl  After careful consideration and consultation, Stogie Press has decided to shift from its long-standing approach to reviewing cigars and will begin adding numerical ratings to our cigar reviews, in addition to the current comprehensive review and notes. Our research has shown that even though many consumers Read more about BREAKING NEWS – Stogie Press to Begin Adding Numerical Ratings to Cigar Reviews[…]