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SHORT AND (MOSTLY) SWEET
While his battles these days include combating his network on how many cigars he can smoke on air, Shorty has always been a fighter: from his Watts upbringing to his bid inside Folsom prison to fighting on behalf of a dog breed whose own vicious rep is largely undeserved.
By Evan Dashevsky
F E A T U R E S
Hungarian immigrant Julius Caeser Newman founded his own cigar factory in Ohio in 1895 at age 20. Today, grandsons Bobby and Eric Newman run the nation’s oldest, family-owned manufacturer. Bobby tells Smoke about the latest developments and the important challenges that premium cigars face.
LA TRADICION CUBANA
For Cuban-born Luis Sanchez, the call of tobacco was more than just a career move: it was a deeply fulfilling opportunity to reconnect with his cultural roots.
By Seth Schwartz
MICHAEL PITT’S TAKE ON OLD SCHOOL COOL
The New Jersey native has breathed extraordinary life into his stunning portrayal of Jimmy Darmody in HBO’s prohibition-by-the-sea drama Boardwalk Empire.
By John Grossman
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