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Raquel Welch • Jul/Aug 01

Features

Raquel Welch: The Goddess Factor

Raquel Welch: The Goddess Factor

"I think I was always more intimidated by my image than anyone else," Raquel Welch admits with a wry laugh. "I mean, there's a tremendous loss of self, because you really are in …

Betting On the Ring

Betting On the Ring

Fight fans recall November 9, 1996, as the night Mike Tyson lost his title to Evander Holyfield. It was an ugly battle at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, during which Holyfield and …

Breaking the Rules

Breaking the Rules

"Wear a navy suit, a plain white shirt and a striped tie (mostly red please)\. Accessorize with black shoes, socks and belt." Sometime early in life you probably received …

Look-Alike Links

Look-Alike Links

Scotland's famed Postage Stamp is the shortest hole on the British Open rota, a par-3 playing just 126 yards from the tips. Nonetheless, it is one of the greatest holes in golf, …

Photo Finish

Photo Finish

No question about it -- film is amazing stuff. The roll you buy for a few bucks at any corner drugstore can reproduce what you see with exquisite detail. What's more, sophisticate…

Ragtops: Whoosh Fulfillment

Ragtops: Whoosh Fulfillment

The tires squeal as we blast through a hard right turn. Then another switchback, a solid wall of stone looming menacingly to our left, a steep drop to the canyon floor on the …

The Power Brokers of Sports

The Power Brokers of Sports

The tidy corner office looks much like every other office inside America Online's drearily antiseptic campus near Dulles Airport. Only the framed photos of Ted Leonsis with …

Insights: Culture

Insights: Culture

One thing you can say for certain about the army of amateur sports nuts commonly known as weekend warriors -- they've got balls. Lots and lots of balls. Softballs, baseballs, …

Insights: Indulgences

Insights: Indulgences

I'm not a gun guy. I've never shot anything. Any critter bigger than my shoe has nothing to fear from me. I mention this because I, ironically, was at an auction preview of …

Insights: Politics

Insights: Politics

If a biped is an animal that walks on two feet and a bicycle is a vehicle that operates on two wheels, what in the world is a bipartisan? No such creature exists. But in …

Insights: Sports

Insights: Sports

I have a dirty little professional secret: in more than a couple of decades of sportswriting, I have habitually performed mental body English against the Yankees and Notre Dame …

Thinking Globally

Thinking Globally

The only thing that's missing in George Glazer's incredibly cluttered Manhattan gallery is a warning sign for visitors to watch their step. Though the tall and rather large-framed …

Cigars

Taking the Time for a Good Smoke

Taking the Time for a Good Smoke

Non-Cuban cigarmakers improve blends and cigars following boom years

Nicaragua's Power Leaf

Nicaragua's Power Leaf

The cigar world turns once again to the potent tobacco of Nicaragua

Special Times, Special Cigars

Special Times, Special Cigars

My husband, Brian, says he fell in love with me the first time he saw me fire up a Swisher Sweet. We were in college, sitting on logs that surrounded the smoldering embers of the …

Ratings from this Issue

94
points

Onyx Reserve Mini Belicoso

Issue Date: August 1, 2001
Onyx Reserve Mini Belicoso
94
points

Davidoff Millennium Blend Series Robusto

Issue Date: August 1, 2001
Davidoff Millennium Blend Series Robusto
94
points

Padrón Magnum Maduro

Issue Date: August 1, 2001
Padrón Magnum Maduro
93
points
Padrón 1964 Anniversary Series Exclusivo Maduro

Up Front

The Tyranny of the Politically

The Tyranny of the Politically

America has reached a point where the basic rights of the majority are being curtailed because someone, somewhere is offended by something. Some of our new rules and regulations …

Out of the Humidor

Out of the Humidor

Dear Marvin, I want to thank you and Mr. Douglas Doan for the article in the April issue about his homegrown tobacco. It has left a lasting impression on me. In this …

The Good Life

There are no Good Life articles in this issue.