In the May/June 2011
In the June issue of Cigar Aficionado, we talk with Jim Nantz, the voice of March Madness, the Masters and the NFL, about his dream job as a sports commentator. Also, we profile South African golf star Nick Price, sports gambler Adam Meyers and Joel Surnow, the writer/producer of "24." Plus stories on the branded cigar lounge trend and the Cuban and Nicaraguan cigar festivals.Up Front
Editors' Note :
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Calm, Classy, Captivating—Nantz - The voice of March Madness, the Masters and the NFL for CBS, Jim Nantz, attacks his job with a gift for total recall and a superb sense of story. He’s also careful to keep laryngitis at bay.
Price is Right - South African golf star Nick Price stands out by balancing a steely competitive side with one of the most endearing personalities in the game.
The Bettor's Edge - Sports gambler Adam Meyer stays ahead of the game through a network of sources that feed him inside information. And he’ll let you have it—for a price.
Saab's Next Act - With a background in making airplanes and quirky cars, Swedish Saab has traveled a winding road. Now, it faces its most serious challenge.
Business Jets Aloft Again - The private jet industry appears to be climbing after being grounded by recession and the taint of conspicuous consumption.
Connoisseur's Corner: A Quartet of Classics - We found a quartet of classic cigars in this tasting, three of them Cuban, one Nicaraguan, and all four aged superbly.
Joel Surnow - The writer/producer who created TV’s “24” relishes his cigars as well as his role as an outsider in left-leaning Hollywood.
Branded Lounges - Cigar companies are finding that putting their names on freestanding lounges or ones within a cigar store can help promote their products.
Cuba Report :
Cuba’s Lavish Cigar Party - The Thirteenth Habanos Festival Featured the Debut of Several New Cigars