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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: April, 2020
Apr 26, 2020

In this episode we talk about, Crowned Heads Group, Nashville cigar making, lighters, Lieberman method/too, Maduro wrapper, flavor and body, time and enjoyment, contributions to the industry, walk in humidors in a brick and mortar, mild to medium bodied, strength and delivery of a cigar.

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/crowned-heads-four-kicks-maduro/

Apr 24, 2020

Krink: Graffiti, Art, and Invention should have been the title of this week's podcast episode but it's already the title of Craig Costello's new book that just dropped with Rizzoli.

In this episode Craig and Amon talk about growing up in Queens, life in San Francisco, the birth of Krink, Alife, minimizing risk, field testing, racking and the challenges of growing a small business.

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/the-story-of-krink-with-craig-costello

 

Apr 19, 2020

In this episode we talk about the Plasencia Family, cap line , Nestor Senior , the luxury of time, combustion, size of a cigar and affects of burn ingredients and factors in a cigar, challenging the palette and pairing a cigar.

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/plasencia-nestico/

Apr 12, 2020

In this episode we talk about vitolas, torpedos, perfectos, cutting, V-Cut, toasting the foot, even burning, enjoyment, interpretation, picking a cigar, stories about cigars, time in consumption, tobacco leafs and positioning.

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/rocky-patel-fifty-five-corona/

Apr 7, 2020

Jim and Amon sort of go off the rails talking about Wonder Showzen, PFFR, Bert's Tit, Underground Comics, almost drowning, the Mystery of Picasso, food fights, Federico Fellini, Chuck Jones, puppets, sharpening your eye, sewing machines, Chewties and a bunch of other stuff. 

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/inside-the-mind-of-jim-tozzi-interview

Apr 7, 2020

Jim and Amon sort of go off the rails talking about Wonder Showzen, PFFR, Bert's Tit, Underground Comics, almost drowning, the Mystery of Picasso, food fights, Federico Fellini, Chuck Jones, puppets, sharpening your eye, sewing machines, Chewties and a bunch of other stuff. 

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/inside-the-mind-of-jim-tozzi-interview

Apr 5, 2020

In this episode we talk about vitolas vs. Sizes, how they can burn differently, cigar beetles, Chateau Fuente, Rare Fuente Cigars and Zona Franca.

Show Notes: https://www.newyorksaid.com/arturo-fuente-personal-reserve/

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