In the September/October 2010 Cigar Aficionado


Adrien Brody

In the October issue of Cigar Aficionado, Adrien Brody talks about his film career and immersing himself into his characters. Also, read about the winning style of South African golfers, the difficulties the Padróns encountered starting their company, and an interview with the "Most Interesting Man in the World."


Up Front

Editors' Note
A Perfect Synergy

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
Sound ID 510

Drink
Great American Whiskey

Sport
Tenpoint Phantom Xtra Crossbow

Cigars
Daniel Marshall Sterling Silver Humidor

Time
Jaquet Droz Grande Heure

Wheels
Ford Mustang

Places
La Samanna, St. Martin, French West Indies

Fun
Steiner Sports Memorabilia

Style
Ties with Personality

Gourmet
Home Espresso

Features

Cover
Taking a Brody
Actor Adrien Brody throws himself headlong into his roles—suffering the deprivations of his characters and unerringly coming up with a winning performance.
Golf
Winning South African style
When Louis Oosthuizen topped the British Open field by seven strokes, he furthered a South African tradition that has produced more postwar major tourney winners than every nation but the U.S.
Gambling
Online, offshore and outrageous
Offshore bookies who ply their trade online offer gamblers smaller vig, better odds and a wide array of wagers that favor sports bettors. In return, they enjoy new ways to track bets and set lines.
Sports
Our annual pigskin preview
Our NFL prognosticator Danny Sheridan takes a look at the state of the league and predicts who will capture football’s big prize.
CigarAficionado.com: Online football preview
Cars
A country club for your ride
Own a super sports car? Great! Now, where ya gonna put it through its paces? Car country clubs with performance-level tracks and pits, as well as club pros, are revving up around the country.
Tech
The ipad: a second look
With the hype over, we take an unblinking look at what Apple’s Steve Jobs called his most important creation and ask, “Could we live without it?”
Watches
The year’s top 10
This year’s watch fairs offered more than enough impressive pieces to make paring the choice to 10 a happy chore. Innovation and creativity abound amongst a softer price structure, but classic is back.

Cigars

Profile
Jonathan Goldsmith
He plays “the Most Interesting Man in the World” in the successful Dos Equis commercial campaign, but to hear the veteran actor spin stories, you might think Goldsmith himself could take the title.
Interview
The Padróns
Family patriarch José Orlando Padrón faced an uphill battle to turn his cigar brand into one of the world’s celebrated smokes. He and son Jorge recall the political disruption and assassination attempts that threatened the company.


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