Prime Time Special Edition #33 Audio: Beyond the Comfort Zone

June 13, 2018

What happens when a cigar company moves beyond the comfort zone of the way it does business or makes products? On Prime Time Special Edition #33 we look at some cases and evaluate where it's worked and where it hasn't.

This past weekend, we saw two big names in the cigar industry pass away and tonight we will reflect on the life and career of Cano Ozgener, founder of CAO Cigars and Eric Hanson, founder of Hammer + Sickle Cigars. Plus we will look at where things stand with the crisis in Nicaragua.

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Prime Time Special Edition #33: Beyond the Comfort Zone

June 13, 2018

What happens when a cigar company moves beyond the comfort zone of the way it does business or makes products? On Prime Time Special Edition #33 we look at some cases and evaluate where it's worked and where it hasn't.

This past weekend, we saw two big names in the cigar industry pass away and tonight we will reflect on the life and career of Cano Ozgener, founder of CAO Cigars and Eric Hanson, founder of Hammer + Sickle Cigars. Plus we will look at where things stand with the crisis in Nicaragua.

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Live from Cutters Cigar & Spirits Sixth Anniversary Celebration (Audio)

June 9, 2018

Join us as we celebrate a bunch of milestones. First up we are at Cutters Cigar & Spirits broadcasting from their sixth anniversary bash. We also celebrate 15 years of My Father Cigars and 300 Episodes for our media partner KMA Talk Radio.

We are joined by special guests Jose Ortega, Vice President of Sales for My Father Cigars, Russ Sutton, Owner of Cutters Cigar & Spirits, Heather Callahan, National Sales Manager for Felix Assouline Cigars, and Abe Dababneh of KMA Talk Radio.

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Live from Cutters Cigar & Spirits Sixth Anniversary Celebration

June 9, 2018

Join us as we celebrate a bunch of milestones. First up we are at Cutters Cigar & Spirits broadcasting from their sixth anniversary bash. We also celebrate 15 years of My Father Cigars and 300 Episodes for our media partner KMA Talk Radio.

We are joined by special guests Jose Ortega, Vice President of Sales for My Father Cigars, Russ Sutton, Owner of Cutters Cigar & Spirits, Heather Callahan, National Sales Manager for Felix Assouline Cigars, and AAbe Dababneh, of KMA Talk Radio.

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Prime Time Episode 55 Audio: Scott Weeks, Recluse Cigar Company

June 8, 2018

On Episode 55, Scott Weeks of Recluse Cigar Company makes his Prime Time debut as he joined us live in the Serino Cigar Company studios!

We catch up with Scott and get the lowdown on all of the latest happenings at Recluse Cigar. In our Debonaire Ideal, we alk about sourcing music, and debate about some popular musical acts. Finally, in our Deliberation Segment we discuss Gimmicky Cigars.

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Prime Time Episode 55: Scott Weeks, Recluse Cigar Company

June 8, 2018

On Episode 55, Scott Weeks of Recluse Cigar Company makes his Prime Time debut as he joined us live in the Serino Cigar Company studios!

We catch up with Scott and get the lowdown on all of the latest happenings at Recluse Cigar. In our Debonaire Ideal, we alk about sourcing music, and debate about some popular musical acts. Finally, in our Deliberation Segment we discuss Gimmicky Cigars.

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Prime Time Show Episode 54 Audio: Juan Cancel & Bill Ives, Cubariqueño Cigar Company

June 1, 2018

On Episode 54, we bring back the Cubariqueño boys, co-founders Juan Cancel & Bill Ives. Cubariqueño has a new release for 2018, the Protocol Official Misconduct – and we will discuss the project at length with the Juan and Bill, plus catch up on all of the happenings at Cubariqueño.

Our Debonaire Ideal segment is one for the ages as Juan will demonstrate the proper way to make his Signature Old Fashioned. Coop will have an update on his North Carolina What-A-Burger visit. Finally, in our Deliberation Segment, the lightning rod around cigar reviews will not go away, and you won’t wanna miss this week’s latest updates around this topic.

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Prime Time Show Episode 54: Juan Cancel & Bill Ives, Cubariqueño Cigar Company

June 1, 2018

On Episode 54, we bring back the Cubariqueño boys, co-founders Juan Cancel & Bill Ives. Cubariqueño has a new release for 2018, the Protocol Official Misconduct – and we will discuss the project at length with the Juan and Bill, plus catch up on all of the happenings at Cubariqueño.

Our Debonaire Ideal segment is one for the ages as Juan will demonstrate the proper way to make his Signature Old Fashioned. Coop will have an update on his North Carolina What-A-Burger visit. Finally, in our Deliberation Segment, the lightning rod around cigar reviews will not go away, and you won’t wanna miss this week’s latest updates around this topic.

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Prime Time Special Edition #32 Audio: The 2018 Indianapolis 500 Preview Show with Phillip Schmitz

May 23, 2018

For Prime Time Special Edition #32, we switch "gears" a bit tonight and turn our attention to auto racing. The 102nd edition of the Indianapolis 500 is scheduled for Sunday, May 27, 2018. Racing expert Phillip Schmitz is our special guest to talk about the race.

Folks are in for a real treat with Phillip's knowledge. He will help us break down the race as well as understand the history of the event. Whether you are a novice to auto racing or an expert, there will be something for you to help get ready to watch the big race.

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Prime Time Special Edition #32: The 2018 Indianapolis 500 Preview Show with Phillip Schmitz

May 23, 2018

For Prime Time Special Edition #32, we switch "gears" a bit tonight and turn our attention to auto racing. The 102nd edition of the Indianapolis 500 is scheduled for Sunday, May 27, 2018. Racing expert Phillip Schmitz is our special guest to talk about the race.

Folks are in for a real treat with Phillip's knowledge. He will help us break down the race as well as understand the history of the event. Whether you are a novice to auto racing or an expert, there will be something for you to help get ready to watch the big race.

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