In the March/April 2009 Cigar Aficionado


Fred Thompson

The newest Cigar Aficionado features Fred Thompson, a man who has established an impressive resumé that includes time as a U.S. attorney, Watergate prosecutor, U.S. senator, presidential candidate and part-time TV and movie actor. Also, we look at how the PGA Tour is adapting to the economic downturn, plus a piece on a mathematical genius who routinely beats casino games deemed impenetrable. Also, a look at the new Little Havana in Miami, as well as 79 cigar ratings, including a 95-point figurado.


Up Front

Editors' Note
A New Big Smoke

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
McIntosh 60th Anniversary Set

Drink
Absinthe

Sport
Heavy Putter C2T-DF Tour Model

Cigars
Humidipak Solutions

Time
Montblanc Star Nicolas Rieussec Monopusher

Wheels
Alfa Remeo 8C Competizione

Places
Montage Laguna Beach

Fun
A Quantum of Indulgence: John Allan's

Style
The Trench Coat

Gourmet
Spring Ham

Features

Cover
The Gentleman from Tennessee
Senator Fred Thompson reinvents himself as a radio talk-show host following his unsuccessful presidential campaign.
Golf
Bogey Time
The world of golf braces for a tough year as corporate sponsors tighten their belts and golfers cut costs
Gambling
The Game Killer
Using his custom-made computer programs, James Grosjean goes way beyond card counting in beating casino games generally considered impenetrable

Cigars

Profile
A Different Angle of Adam Tihany
Restaurant designer Adam Tihany does not see the world the way you and I do, but he understands what makes us comfortable.
Industry
Made in Miami
Florida's Little Havana is emerging as a showcase and "mad lab" for major brands that use boutique fabricas to roll cigars — sometimes quirky ones — and introduce visitors to the theater of cigar making
Cuba Report
A Chat with Miguel Barnet
The renowned novelist, poet and statesman has been called Cuba's Truman Capote
A Cigar With
Tatuaje's Pete Johnson
The love of Cubans has guided cigar-world newcomer Pete Johnson, creator of Tatuaje cigars.


Ratings & Reviews

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