Taking It To The Nub Season 2 – Eddie Tarazona – Tarazona Cigars

In this episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie welcomes back Eddie Tarazona, the owner and founder of Tarazona Cigars, a Florida Based Cigar Business. Eddie is always fun and exciting to talk to and this episode was wicked awesome as Eddie talked about his success in the industry and what it took Read more about Taking It To The Nub Season 2 – Eddie Tarazona – Tarazona Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Final Episode – Honest Abe Dababneh – Smoke Inn

In this 2020 season wrap up of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with Smoke Inn owner – Honest Abe Dababneh and discusses the history of the cigar lounge chain, online cigar business, and the upcoming virtual 2021 Great Smoke. We also talk about the Stogie Press top cigars Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Final Episode – Honest Abe Dababneh – Smoke Inn[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 39 – Protocol Cigars

In this episode Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press welcomes Juan Cancel and Kevin Keithan from Protocol Cigars. Certainly the longest episode of the year – we talk cigars, history of the company and lots of shenanigans. If You missed the live broadcast you can watch it here.

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 36 – Ladies Of the Leaf

In this episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie leads a panel with six wonderful and varied ladies of the leaf. We discuss their cigar hobbies, cigar businesses, and love of the cigar culture. We also touch on what it is like to be a woman cigar enthusiast along with their pet peeves Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 36 – Ladies Of the Leaf[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 38 – Drew Estate

In this episode, Boston Jimmie sits down with Joe Gro and Ryan Gallimore from Drew Estate and discusses what’s new and how the company continues to engage consumers even in a COVID – 19 year. Joe is the Digital Marketing Manager and Ryan is the Manager for Consumer Engagement at Drew Estate. If you missed Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 38 – Drew Estate[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 37 – BIGTIME TOMMIE

One of the best shows this year. Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press and Steve Boik Owner of Frontline Cigars sit down with Cigar Chomping, Movie/TV Star and Instagram Sensation – Tommie Romola AKA BIGTIME TOMMIE to talk Cigars, Good Fucking Wine, Freestyle Music, Cannolis, Pizza and Cadillacs. BIGTIME TOMMIE is best known for his Thoughts Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 37 – BIGTIME TOMMIE[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 35 – Maya Selva – Flor de Selva Cigars

In this episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with Maya Selva, founder and owner of Maya Selva Cigars, a woman owned business since 1995. Maya and her company are celebrating over 25 years in the premium cigar business. Maya is a degreed engineer. a native of Honduras, Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 35 – Maya Selva – Flor de Selva Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 34 – Hac Coker – Tres Leones Cigars

In this episode, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with Hac Coker, co-founder of the small central Florida cigar company – Tres Leones Cigars. Hac talks about his latest journey into the cigar business and explains the lessons learned as a new brand owner. In case you missed it, we have now archived it Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 34 – Hac Coker – Tres Leones Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 33 – Todd Vance –Stallone Nicaragua Cigars

In this episode, Boston Jimmie has a cigar chat with Todd Vance – North American Vice President of Sales for Stallone Nicaragua Cigars. This 2014 founded company is owned by real time cowboy, Tony Barrios and uses Tabacalera La Perla in Nicaragua, owned by the famed cigar maker Guillermo Pena. Todd and Boston Jimmie talk Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 33 – Todd Vance –Stallone Nicaragua Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 31 – Greg Free – Fuerte y Libre Cigars

In this episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie has a cigar chat with Fuerte y Libre Cigars Founder, Gregg Free and his National Sales Director Randy Karl. Mr. Free, an educated horticulturist, is a unique figure in the boutique cigar world as he not only understands the blending and rolling processes, but Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 31 – Greg Free – Fuerte y Libre Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 30 – Yadi Gonzalez – Flor De Gonzalez Cigars

In this episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press has the distant pleasure to sit down with the President of Flor De Gonzalez Cigars – Yadi Gonzalez Vargas. Yadi immigrated to the US as a young child in 1980 from Cuba and has been around cigars all her life. A Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 30 – Yadi Gonzalez – Flor De Gonzalez Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 29 – Francisco Almonte – DBL Cigars

In this episode of Taking It To The Nub, Boston Jimmie from Stogie Press sits down with DBL Cigars owner, Francisco Almonte. For the next hour you will get some of the best cigar education. As a fourth generation cigar producer, Francisco is one of the most knowledgeable cigar men in the industry and worked Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 29 – Francisco Almonte – DBL Cigars[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 28 – Shorty Rossi – The Pit Boss

In this episode, Boston Jimmie welcomes special guest and friend, Shorty Rossi to #TakingItToTheNub. Shorty is best known as the Pit Boss on the Animal Planet show of the same name. He is on a forever mission to rescue Pit Bulls from abusive homes and educate the public on the breed. Shorty is also an Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 28 – Shorty Rossi – The Pit Boss[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 27 – Jeffrey Amendola – Amendola Family Cigars

Episode 27 of Taking It To The Nub featured special guest Jeffrey Amendola, founder of Amendola Family Cigars. In this episode, Boston Jimmie and Jeffrey take a journey through the founding of Jeffrey’s cigar brand and venture into our Italian heritages. Jeffrey notes: “My forefathers were innovators, bootleggers, business owners, and God fearing men who Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 27 – Jeffrey Amendola – Amendola Family Cigars[…]