In the July/August 2005 Cigar Aficionado


Michael Jordan

Pick up your latest issue of Cigar Aficionado and have a cigar with Michael Jordan, the man behind the icon. Also, a whopping three 100-point Cubans, Carlos Fuente Jr. a decade after the Fuente Fuente OpusX, life insurance for the leaf lover, the fortune in flavored cigars, classic cars, the elusive hole in one, the cruising gambler, smoking comedian Steve Harvey and much, much more, on newsstands now.


Up Front

Editors' Note
A Cigar Smoker and Proud of It

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
Canon Digital Rebel XT

Drink
Ultimate Daiquiris

Sport
Nike Ignite T60 3-Wood

Cigars
Boston Cigar Cutter

Time
Blancpain Le Brassus

Wheels
2006 Mercedes ML500

Fun
Tactical Tanks

Style
The White Dinner Jacket

Gourmet
The Outdoor Room

Features

Profile
Comedian With A 'Tude
After paying his dues in blue-collar jobs, brash-talking Steve Harvey has become one of America's top funnymen.
Cover
One-on-One with Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan sits down for an exclusive interview with Marvin R. Shanken, Editor and Publisher of Cigar Aficionado.
Golf
The Abaco Club, Bahamas

Coming Up Aces
The hole in one is golf's version of the promised land, but only the lucky will ever feel the joy of holing out a tee shot
Gambling
All Hands on Deck
A tournament on the high seas attracts the new breed of poker players young, hungry and bred on online play
Sports
A Second Wind
Every professional athlete faces retirement. But after these four bowed out, they found success in new careers, applying the same talent and work ethic that made them sports stars.
Cars
Classic Cruising
Collectible-car fever is catching on across the country—from Detroit's Woodward Dream Cruise to California's Concours d'Elegance—with action for buyers, sellers, drivers and gawkers
Tech
Traveler's Tech
We test the best portable gadgets for the streetwise

Cigars

Industry
Cigars of a Different Flavor
Long a part of the machine-made cigar world, flavored smokes make a stand in the premium market
Cuba Report
The New Geneva
Hong Kong smokes Cuban Davidoffs, Dunhills and anything else great and rare
Q&A
An Interview with Carlos Fuente Jr.
A decade after introducing the Fuente Fuente OpusX, Carlos Fuente Jr. discusses its significance and what is to come.
Culture
Life Insurance Havens
Life Insurance Havens Cigar smokers can still get affordable coverage—even when they own up to their passion


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