• Cigar Review – Leather Rose by Drew Estate

    Last month, Drew Estate released the Leather Rose to all retailers nationwide. When announcing the release, they had this to say – “Uniting with her sisters Sweet Jane, Fat Bottom Betty, and Crazy Alice after spending time away robbing banks (as the folklore goes) the spicy “Leather Rose” is...
  • Cigar Review – PSyKo SEVEN by Ventura Cigar Company

    For some reason, a reason that perhaps my therapist may someday figure out, I’ve always found the word “psycho” hilarious. Whenever I hear it, I laugh. There’s a great scene in From Dusk Til Dawn where George Clooney throws it out there to great effect and it always makes...
  • Cigar Review – Quick Draw Habano

    Summer is here! And seeing as how I live in Central Texas, I absolutely hate the summer. It’s hot from sun up to sun down and all through the night. I’m completely miserable for a good four months out of the year. Having said that, the queso and fajitas...
  • Film Review – Black Christmas (2019)

    After a stretch of heat and humidity, the temperature dipped into the sixties on a recent Saturday and the north Texas region that The Doctor inhabits was pelted with an unremittent rain. Oh well. With everything still on virtual lockdown in this Year Of The Virus it wasn’t like...
  • Cigar Review – Room 101 Doomsayer Passive

    When Room 101’s Matt Booth announced that he was stepping away from the cigar industry back in 2017, I was bummed out as his Namakubi and Uncle Lee blends are some of my personal favorite cigars. Fortunately for cigar fans, Booth returned with a vengeance a short time later...
  • Mother’s Day Cigar Review – Cigar Factory Social Club Connecticut

    Myself, much like many of you reading this, probably couldn’t spend Mother’s Day this year with your mothers due to our current Corona Virus Shitshow. It was a sad day in a way BUT knowing that my mom was safe and healthy at home brought me comfort. Cigars are...
  • Film Review – Satanic Panic (2019)

    Tuesday Night Cigar Club chairman Cade notified me recently that the Shudder streaming channel was kindly doing their part in this time of global crisis by providing a free 30-day trial service for anyone who signed up. After the trial period ends, the service can be retained for a...
  • Cigar Review – Diamond Crown No. 4 Maduro

    “In celebration of J.C. Newman Cigar Company’s 100th Anniversary in 1995, Stanford Newman joined Carlos Fuente, Sr. to develop an exceptional series of premium cigars…” THE CIGAR – DIAMOND CROWN NO. 4 MADURO by J.C. NEWMAN CIGAR COMPANY Size: 5 1/2 x 54 Wrapper: Connecticut Broadleaf Binder: Dominican Republic...
  • Film Reviews – Deathstalker 2 (1987) & Chopping Mall(1986)

    A Rainy Day Made Sunny: Into the Film Vault of Jim Wynorski A recent, rainy Saturday afternoon of slate grey sent me scurrying hither and thither in search of entertainment. Obviously, I was unable to go anywhere due to the ongoing virus crisis and the dismal weather only added...