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New York Said

Teacher, sales associate, officer, tobacconist, rebel, MTA worker, artist, drifter - who? These are the people in your neighborhood. Hosted by Amon Focus, the New York Said podcast features in-depth artful conversations with people you don't often hear from, to hear things that aren't often shared (said), spotlighting life in New York. This is what New York Said. New episodes available on Tuesdays.
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Now displaying: March, 2020
Mar 29, 2020

In this episode we talk about the Quesada Reserva Privada Barberpole, aged tobacco, double cap, retail Tobacconist, taste/aftertaste, pairing and sip to smoke, Combustion, air flow and ash.

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/quesada-reserva-privada-barberpole/

Mar 25, 2020

Jerry Saltz and Amon Focus talk about being radically vulnerable, the importance of deadlines, the Pulitzer Prize and his new book, How to Be an Artist.

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/in-conversation-with-pulitzer-prize-winning-art-critic-jerry-saltz-interview

 

Mar 22, 2020

In this episode we talk about Dion and Illusione Brand, removing a cap, toasting the foot (how long do you toast a foot for), butane/torch lighters, cedar spills/matches, draw of a cigar, combustion on Boxed Pressed vs Parejo Cigars, premium cigars, optimizing a good experience with planning, the reach of a cigar, relighting a cigar, purple smoke, seeds and classifications.

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/illusione-68/

Mar 15, 2020

In this episode we talk about Brugal 1888, the Padron Family, small cigars, shorter formats, dog walker, anatomy of a cigar, aging a cigar, stories of Big Smoke, layers to the taste, palette, salivation, geography of growing tobacco, pairing a spirit with a cigar and ProCigar Festival.

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/padron-1926-no-35-natural/

Mar 8, 2020

In this episode we talk about, cutting a cigar and how to cut a cigar, beginner cigars, toast the foot and why, composition of a cigar, combustion, flavor profiles, seeds, geography of tobacco flower, experience with Guillermo Leon, construction of a cigar, aging a cigar, uniformity and Boveda Packs.

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/guillermo-leon-signature/

Mar 2, 2020

In this episode we Celebrate the Legacy of Ralph McDaniels and Video Music Box. With over 35 years in the industry, Ralph sits down and shares his story with us.

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/celebrating-the-legacy-of-ralph-mcdaniels-and-video-music-box

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