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VODCast: Going to the Opera With La Nox and Jonathan Carney

Jay Leno has Regis Philbin and Saturday Night Live has Alec Baldwin as the most frequent guest, we here at The Cigar Authority have Mr. Jonathan Carney the VP of Sales for La Flor Dominicana as our most frequent. Could today be his last visit? We will put him on the hot seat and ask some pressing questions about LFD while we smoke the Petit La Nox in the first hour. In the second hour, […]

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VODCast: Lighting up CO Jones With Rudy From Canada, Eh!

He’s been with us from the very first episode and a staple in the chat room every Saturday morning. The regulars asked that he be a guest, and this week we give them what they want as we welcome from our neighbor to the North the original cigarsonist, Rudy! We will light up a cigar from the Care Package in C. O. Jones as we talk about the difference between Canada and the USA when […]

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VODCast: Finding Balance With a Backlog of Emails

It always amazes me how many people consider our mailbag episodes to be there favorites. Over the last couple of months we have gotten a lot of emails and this week on The Cigar Authority we play catch up as we go through close to 20 of them on this email centric episode of the #1 cigar podcast on the internet. In the first hour we will light up one of the hottest new cigars […]

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VODCast: Does Social Media Hurt The Cigar Industry With Jarrid Trudeau of Kristoff Cigars

We break down the world of Social Media & Cigars and ask the question how important is social media in today’s cigar market. What Cigar-lebrity has the most followers on Facebook? Twitter? Instagram? Top Podcast? Does size matter? Is it about content? Does it really effect sales? Do people still buy followers? We are joined by the National Sales Manager for Kristoff Cigars, Jarrid Trudeau as we light up something from Kristoff and a cigar […]

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VODCast: Pulling Back The Curtain With Our Staff

We’ve asked for show ideas from you the listener and we’ve had more than a few emails asking to get to know the staff of Two Guys Smoke Shop. Seeing as we broadcast every week from Salem, NH you will get your chance to meet them all. Ed, Pat, Mike, Trevor, Jessica and Sean the Barista take a turn in the hot seat. Being we are The Cigar Authority we will light up a couple […]

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VODCast: Cigars We Save & Cigars We Seek

Many cigar smokers are collectors and their humidors contain some special cigars that they refuse to smoke until the occasion warrants it. Today we discuss some of those cigars that line the humidors belonging to the hosts of The Cigar Authority. We also look at the cigars we wish we had at least one off. What cigars are our holy grails, something we want to smoke another of or something we want to try. Will […]

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VODCast: The Ten Commandments of Cigar Shops With Todd Kumes From Oliva

In the first hour we will welcome the New England Sales Rep for Oliva Cigar to the show as we light up the Gilberto Oliva Reserva from the Cigar Authority Care Package. We will sit down with Todd Kumes and find out what’s new with Oliva Cigars. Throughout the show we will be revisiting the Ten Commandments of Cigar Shops that was written a few years back by Miguel Schoedel who is now the Sales […]

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VODCast: Smoking Cigars Blind… Do the Bands Matter?

Do you remember the Pepsi Challenge? We do, and we will explain the concept and history behind it as we take that process to the cigar world. Let’s face it as we walk through the humidor a cigar band can catch our eye and causes us to gravitate toward that smoke. We all have friends that a loyal to one brand, but would they be if the didn’t know the cigar they were smoking. In […]

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VODCast: So You Want To Open A Cigar Shop?

The flu is running rampant in the Northeast, and with David G under the weather and unable to taste anything we are pulling a wild card and changing up the show. Originally slated to be a blind taste test today we light up two cigars from The Cigar Authority Care Package. We have heard it before, so many people want to open a cigar shop of their own. Well we have advice for you as […]

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VODCast: The 2018 State of the Cigar Industry Address

With bombogenesis a thing of the past and New Hampshire in the midst of an ice age with temperatures below zero degrees with as the question is cigar smoking a season thing? Cold, Snow, hot, muggy? What is the best weather condition for smoking a cigar, and what are the best types of wrappers¬†for various weather patterns. We will address that as we smoke Tattoo by Tatuaje Cigars and at the bottom of the hour […]

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