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A bunch of hacks talking cigars, etc.

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A bunch of hacks talking cigars, etc.

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English


Episodes

Episode 327: Pat and Ricky’s Big Adventure – Local Spotlight: Cigar and Lounge; Watertown, MA

2/19/2024
It seems like a small group episode but we eventually manage to have eight people on after we sit down with the shop owner and customer representatives. The Second Unit Production Manager arranged the Cigar & Lounge location and the Hidden Herf that stumps the panel. Pat is back from his Tampa trip and Ricky … Continue reading "Episode 327: Pat and Ricky’s Big Adventure – Local Spotlight: Cigar and Lounge; Watertown, MA"

Duration:01:21:49

Episode 326: The 2023 Hackie Awards Special – Local Spotlight: Castro’s Backroom; Bedford, NH

2/12/2024
Direct from Castro’s in Bedford, NH it’s the 2023 Hackie Awards Show and the Hackapalooza 6.0 recap. With ten on the panel this is one for the books. The Hidden Herf is a special awards show selection. Local Spotlight – Castro’s Backroom; Bedford, NH Controversy Corner – How are the award categories and nominees selected?

Duration:01:11:14

Episode 325: Hackapalooza 6.0 w/Madre Tierra Cigars – Local Spotlight: Grumpy’s Cigars & Lounge; Hudson NH

2/5/2024
We are two days in to Hackapalooza 6.0 and find ourselves at Grumpy’s to record for the second week in a row. We are joined by the team from Madre Tierra Cigars who made the trip from Florida for the full Hackapalooza 6.0 experience. We are also joined by the Pocono and Nashville Hacks live … Continue reading "Episode 325: Hackapalooza 6.0 w/Madre Tierra Cigars – Local Spotlight: Grumpy’s Cigars & Lounge; Hudson NH"

Duration:01:20:56

Episode 324: The Goss Man W/Nick Goss – Local Spotlight: Grumpy’s Cigars & Lounge; Hudson NH

1/29/2024
Nick Goss is one of our local brokers that we have been trying to connect with since the beginning, it finally happens this week. The event included offerings from BuyItSigned.com in addition to the Goss Man’s selections. The Hidden Herf is an obscure selection but one of the panel happens to recognize it. The White … Continue reading "Episode 324: The Goss Man W/Nick Goss – Local Spotlight: Grumpy’s Cigars & Lounge; Hudson NH"

Duration:01:23:47

Episode 323: Roses on a Piano – Local Spotlight: Twins Smoke Shop; Londonderry, NH

1/22/2024
It’s back to Twins 7-20-4 Lounge for kind of a pre-palooza visit. We take two call-ins this week, Ricky is at Grand Cathedral Cigars in Tampa, plus the GC and Sparky are at a surprise party. We have a few drop-in guests including one of the original Hacks. The Hidden Herf requires a giant clue … Continue reading "Episode 323: Roses on a Piano – Local Spotlight: Twins Smoke Shop; Londonderry, NH"

Duration:01:08:56

Episode 322: Holiday Recovery – Local Spotlight: Plaistow Cigar Co; Plaistow, NH

1/15/2024
Direct from Plaistow Cigar it’s kind of a laid back episode. Nurse Rick calls in from Mi Casa Cigar Shop & Lounge in Valrico, Florida. Local Spotlight – Plaistow Cigar Co; Plaistow, NH Controversy Corner – Fake news document drops.

Duration:01:06:50

Episode 321: The Wives’ Special 2.0 – How We Met – Local Spotlight: The Lancero Lounge

1/8/2024
It’s New Year’s Eve at the (undisclosed location) Lancero Lounge, with the Hacks extended cigar family. The wives join the panel for another special episode where we get the scoop on how we met our wives. Plenty of laughs as the truth comes out. The Hidden Herf is a special selection for 2024. For the … Continue reading "Episode 321: The Wives’ Special 2.0 – How We Met – Local Spotlight: The Lancero Lounge"

Duration:01:14:17

Episode 320: Size Matters in the New Year – Eli’s Smoking Lounge; Nashua, NH

1/1/2024
For the 2024 New Year episode we head over to Eli’s Smoking Lounge with some of the new Hacks. The Hidden Herf is a different size of a cigar we have smoked recently and the consensus is that it is very different. Local Spotlight – Eli’s Smoking Lounge; Nashua, NH Controversy Corner – Predictions for … Continue reading "Episode 320: Size Matters in the New Year – Eli’s Smoking Lounge; Nashua, NH"

Duration:01:17:05

Episode 319: A Kristoff Christmas W/Jarrid Trudeau – Two Guys Smoke Shop; Seabrook, NH

12/25/2023
We return to the Two Guys Christmas Party at the Seabrook location for another year. This time we are joined by Jarrid Trudeau EVP of Kristoff Cigars. Jarrid is an old friend of the OG Hacks, so it’s catching up on some history and getting the newer Hacks up to speed on the Kristoff story. … Continue reading "Episode 319: A Kristoff Christmas W/Jarrid Trudeau – Two Guys Smoke Shop; Seabrook, NH"

Duration:01:25:36

Episode 318: Where’s Everyone Going? – Deep Fried Turkey

12/18/2023
There was a launch party for a new line of cigars at The Ash in Kingston, NH on the same night as the local football team playing Thursday Night Football at The Tobacco Shack in Rowley, MA. We had already arranged a giant turkey frying event at the Shack for Thursday Night Football so we … Continue reading "Episode 318: Where’s Everyone Going? – Deep Fried Turkey"

Duration:00:57:12

Episode 317: The Undisclosed Location – Toast Across America Charity Event

12/11/2023
The Undisclosed location is a private smoking lounge where one of the Hacks happens to know a guy. The hidden Herf is pegged straight out of the gate by the pro. The Mail bag is full and the podcast juice is flowing, it’s one of those! Local Spotlight – Toast Across America Charity Event Controversy … Continue reading "Episode 317: The Undisclosed Location – Toast Across America Charity Event"

Duration:01:34:28

Episode 316: Full House – The Tobacco Shack; Rowley, MA

12/4/2023
For the second week in a row, a large contingent of Hacks invade a cigar lounge. With almost as many Hacks joining as last week, it’s becoming a regular thing. The Hidden Herf is a controversy in itself. We try a new segment and initiate a new Hack. Local Spotlight – The Tobacco Shack; Rowley, … Continue reading "Episode 316: Full House – The Tobacco Shack; Rowley, MA"

Duration:01:18:31

Episode 315: My Father w/Darren Hill – Ash Cigar Lounge; Kingston, NH

11/27/2023
A large contingent of Hacks invade the Ash Cigar Lounge to do an episode with Darren Hill, our local New England Sales Manager for My Father Cigars. At one point we count 20 participants, so pull out your score card for this one. The Hidden Herf receives a very good rating overall. The Reverend Harvey … Continue reading "Episode 315: My Father w/Darren Hill – Ash Cigar Lounge; Kingston, NH"

Duration:01:04:30

Episode 314: Have a Grumpy Day – Grumpy’s Cigars & Lounge; Hudson NH

11/20/2023
Let’s get grumpy! This week we visit the new Grumpy’s Cigars & Lounge, formerly El Toro, and sit down with two of the new owners to discuss what’s involved in running a cigar bar. A pair of new Hacks are minted and the Hidden Herf stumps the panel again. Local Spotlight – Grumpy’s Cigars & … Continue reading "Episode 314: Have a Grumpy Day – Grumpy’s Cigars & Lounge; Hudson NH"

Duration:01:29:38

Episode 313: The Diplomat Drop-In W/Rocky Patel Cigars – The Diplomat Cigar Lounge; Keene, NH

11/13/2023
We drop in to the Diplomat Cigar Lounge in Keene, NH to surprise Josh, the owner, and Mike, the Rocky Patel Rep, for the first Rocky Patel event at this shop. A small contingent of Hacks make the trek on a Thursday, so we pull in a couple of regulars the round out the panel. … Continue reading "Episode 313: The Diplomat Drop-In W/Rocky Patel Cigars – The Diplomat Cigar Lounge; Keene, NH"

Duration:01:14:35

Episode 312: The Last Firepit of ’23 – Local Spotlight: Pocono Palooza Lounge Tour

11/6/2023
A couple of new Hack recruits join the crew at Ricky’s firepit. It’s a chilly night, so we load up the wood, have a good cigar, and sample some fine spirits to keep us warm. We recap the Pocono Palooza trip. The Hidden Herf is a new release from a well known brand, but it … Continue reading "Episode 312: The Last Firepit of ’23 – Local Spotlight: Pocono Palooza Lounge Tour"

Duration:01:25:44

Episode 311: Pocono Palooza 4.0 – Local Spotlight: Best Cigar Pub; Drums, PA

10/30/2023
We head down to the Poconos for the 5th year, including Pocono Wedding Palooza. The Rabbi Cut Above joins us at Best Cigar Pub for this episode along with The JoJo Mo clan and a new recruit, Mike the Runaway. We interview the front of the house manager at Best Cigar Pub to get some … Continue reading "Episode 311: Pocono Palooza 4.0 – Local Spotlight: Best Cigar Pub; Drums, PA"

Duration:01:20:14

Episode 310: Weekend at the Lake House – Local Spotlight: Kurt’s 60th Birthday Bash w/Rock Patel

10/23/2023
Kurt Kendall of Twins Smoke Shop and 7-20-4 Cigars has his 60th birthday bash with Rocky Patel. A few lucky raffle winners are invited the the lake house for the weekend with Kurt and Rocky for cigars, food and spirits. Our own Hunter Rick and Nurse Rick are among the weekend winners. We get a … Continue reading "Episode 310: Weekend at the Lake House – Local Spotlight: Kurt’s 60th Birthday Bash w/Rock Patel"

Duration:01:24:42

Episode 309: NE Cigar Expo Interview Special Part 1 – Local Spotlight: New England Cigar Expo 2023

10/16/2023
We recount four interviews from the New England Cigar Expo; Serino, Forged, JC Newman, and West Tampa Cigars. We have a special guest and the Hidden Herf ties in nicely.

Duration:01:20:15

Episode 308: Ashton Cigars w/Joe Gonzalez – Local Spotlight: New England Cigar Expo 2023

10/9/2023
Joe Gonzalez, our new Aston, La Aroma de Cuba, and San Cristobal rep, joins us at Plaistow Cigar this week. The Mail Bag is full of great messages. The hidden herf does not disappoint. We recap the New England Cigar Expo and have a few laughs along the way. Local Spotlight – New England Cigar … Continue reading "Episode 308: Ashton Cigars w/Joe Gonzalez – Local Spotlight: New England Cigar Expo 2023"

Duration:01:42:30