Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 12 – MLB Cigar Ventures – Mike Bellody

This past Saturday we welcomed Mike Bellody, from MLB Cigar Ventures to the show. If you missed the epic show, which ran longer than the normal hour, you can watch it below. We covered numerous topics surrounding the cigar industry and the MLB Cigar Ventures brand.

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 11 – Alec & Bradley Cigars – Alec Rubin

In this weeks episode, Shirtless Mike Holmes and Boston Jimmie, welcome Alec Rubin, one of the Co-Founders of Alec & Bradley Cigars. We talk about the founding of the brand, growing up with his dad, Alan Rubin, and get into vinyl collection and whiskey pairings. If you missed the show live, you can watch it Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 11 – Alec & Bradley Cigars – Alec Rubin[…]

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 8 – Tabac Trading Co.

This week, Shirtless Mike Holmes and I had the pleasure to talk with Patrick Potter from Tabac Trading Co. Patrick has great story to tell and has cigars in his DNA. Besides the fact that his family owned one of the oldest Tinder Box shops in the US he is a cigar blender, roller, and Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 8 – Tabac Trading Co.[…]

Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 7 – Hiram & Solomon Cigars

Episode 7 of ‘Taking It To The Nub” featured guests Fouad “Eddie” Kashouty and Nasir “George” Dakrat, co-founders of Hiram & Solomon Cigars a boutique cigar company that not only produces some fine cigars but is known for the many charities they support, especially the Shriners Children Hospital. Eddie and George take you on a journey Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 7 – Hiram & Solomon Cigars[…]

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 4 – The Chaffiot Collection & COVID19

This week we had special guest Justin Chaffiot from the Chaffiot Collection. Justin cigar line is special in that he donates 10% of profits to fight Human Trafficking. We also had Terry Mayben who runs our local cigar group (Sticks and Spirits). This was a great show we not only dove into Justin’s mission, but Read more about Taking It To The Nub – Season 1 Episode 4 – The Chaffiot Collection & COVID19[…]

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 News: Stogie Press Launches the “Taking it to the Nub” show with Shirtless Mike and Boston Jimmie

This past Saturday, February 29, 2020 – Stogie Press launched the “Taking it to the Nub” cigar show that is planned for Saturday evenings at 7 PM eastern. Each weekly episode features Stogie Press contributor, “Shirtless Mike Holmes” and Stogie Press Editor in Chief “James – Boston Jimmie – Vita” along with special guests in Read more about Cigar News: Stogie Press Launches the “Taking it to the Nub” show with Shirtless Mike and Boston Jimmie[…]