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Having a Good Time with Dusty Slay

Having a Good Time with Dusty Slay

January 22, 2021

We're having a good time talking with stand-up comedian Dusty Slay about cigars and finding cool places to smoke while on the road. While chatting, we're lighting up the Rocky Patel Quarter Century from the January My Monthly Cigars box. 

Check out what three cigars we've smoked and enjoyed this week and the Final Third Friday review from Broccoli Rob. 

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Talking Shop (and Podcasts) with Dave Garofalo Part 2

Talking Shop (and Podcasts) with Dave Garofalo Part 2

January 18, 2021

We continue our conversation with Cigar Authority Host and Owner of 2 Guys Cigars Dave Garofalo. In this episode we cover options for smoking in cold weather, what Dave looks for in an employee, podcasting and what all goes into it, the importance of podcast advertising, house cigars and how they're made, and Dave's honest thoughts on the Cigar Pulpit! All this and Gator makes a recommendation for the Cigar Authority Flavor Wheel!

We also answer some listener questions in this week's Ask the Boys and give away some cigars in the Weekly Giveaway.

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Talking shop with Dave Garofalo Part 1

Talking shop with Dave Garofalo Part 1

January 14, 2021

We have a special interview with Dave Garofalo of 2 Guys Cigars and The Cigar Authority where he talks retailer to retailer with Dan Ponder of Rivermen Cigar Company. In part one of this interview they cover such topics as Covid’s impact on stores, the creation of annual events, fighting government regulation, online cigar taxes and regulations, United Cigars, and the future of cigar reps in a post-Covid world. 

And Dave even announces the big prize at the upcoming 2 Guys Cigars anniversary dinner! 

All that plus what three cigars we’re smoking this week and Broccoli Rob’s Final Third Friday review.

Visit 2GuysCigars.com or TheCigarAuthority.com for more information about Dave Garofalo.

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Tabanero Sweet Lips with Pinky

Tabanero Sweet Lips with Pinky

January 11, 2021

We sit down and catch up with Pinky while smoking the Torpedo Sweet Lips from Tabanero Cigars in Ybor City. The conversation goes in a variety of different directions, but both of us agree Pinky classes up the joint when she's around.

We answer listener questions in Ask the Boys, get some Cigar News, and give away some cigars in our Weekly Giveaway.

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Round vs Box-Pressed with Martinez Cigars

Round vs Box-Pressed with Martinez Cigars

January 7, 2021

We are joined by Dave Rivera, sales and marketing director for Martinez Cigars, as we compare a round versus box-pressed Flatiron to compare the flavors and determine the differences. We also discuss Gator's time on Tinder.

We also unveil two new segments!

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Smoking the Plasencia Alma Fuerte

Smoking the Plasencia Alma Fuerte

January 4, 2021

We (kinda) light up the Cigar Journal 2020 Cigar of the Year, the Plasencia Alma Fuerte and review the magazine's top 25 cigars from last year. 

We also answer listener questions in our Ask the Boys segment and that gets random. We also give away some cigars in our Weekly Giveaway.

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Kicking off 2021 with the Bishop and Gator

Kicking off 2021 with the Bishop and Gator

January 1, 2021

We welcome 2021 by smoking The Bishop and The Gator by Martinez Cigars and going over our personal top five cigars of 2020. Larry the Mute also joins us to give his top five and make a special announcement. 

We also hear from listeners who called in to the Ask the Boys hotline to tell us what good happened to them in 2020 and what they're looking forward to in 2021. 

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Ending 2020 with Crux Cigars

Ending 2020 with Crux Cigars

December 28, 2020

The guys close out 2020 by trying some sticks from Crux Cigars and speaking with Sam Ventura, sales executive for the company. They review the history of Crux, what all went into their recent rebranding, and some of the challenges of relaunching a brand during a pandemic.

The guys also answer listener questions in the Ask the Boys segment, get a final review from Larry the Mute for the year, give away some cigars in the Weekly Giveaway, and reveal the backstory behind the Christmas photo posted to the Pulpit Instagram account.

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Christmas with the Pulpit

Christmas with the Pulpit

December 25, 2020

We celebrate Christmas with the final selection from the December My Monthly Cigars box, the La Boheme Encantador. Jeff discusses his recent appearance on ID Network's Twisted Sisters and Nick recounts his appearance a while back on Man vs. Food. The guys also swap Christmas gifts and we hear the top entries from the Christmas Carol Contest. 

And make sure you stay tuned to the end for a special sermon from Pastor Barnaby as he tells the story of Christmas.

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Battle of the Budgets Funnel Four Round 2

Battle of the Budgets Funnel Four Round 2

December 21, 2020

Its the final round of the Funnel Four as we narrow down the Battle of the Budgets for the championship round. Who will win this showdown between the Plan B Habano by Oscar and the Flor de Oliva? 

We also answer a few listener questions in the Ask the Boys segment, a miracle happens in the Larry the Mute review segment, and we give away some cigars in the Weekly Giveaway. 

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