Category Archives: Thank You for Smoking

You Die, I Die, We All Die

Not too long ago, some clown named Arpan Roy wrote a letter to The Straits Times saying: Keep smokers farther away from others during Covid-19 pandemic Smokers are allowed to lower their masks for extended periods while smoking. I would … Continue reading

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Lovely Birthday Gift

Very blessed to be lavished with so many lovely gifts from family members and thoughtful friends. A Castello from David stands out! Read about Castello here, here and here. Read about David here and here.

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Please Stick to Stroking Pussies

Some MPs (Members of Parliament) are clearly retarded. Without gerrymandering and the harebrained GRC (Group Representation Constituency) concept, many of those retards will never get elected into Parliament. And don’t get me started on NMPs (Nominated Members of Parliament)! The … Continue reading

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The Kiseru

Tobacco entered Japan in the Momoyama Period (1568-1600) through the Portuguese. It was smoked using a bamboo pipe with a fine metal fitting on either end. It is called a “kiseru” which literally means “smoking tube.” The kiseru is traditionally … Continue reading

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Lobotomy by Mac Baren

Yesterday, Colonel Dr Michael W Harrison, Honorary Aide-de-Camp to the Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, presented me with a tin of Mac Baren HH Rustica. (“HH” refers to Harald Halberg, who founded the company in 1887. The Rustica was … Continue reading

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Crooks in the Cigar Business

A stick of cigar is usually sold at a markup of at least 100% and in this age of COVID-19 when people are not able to travel and buy cigars at airport duty-free shops, retailers are seeing a spike in … Continue reading

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2020’s Last Post

I developed an aversion to Tsuge pipes since my friend Kyozaburo Tsuge was elected as a vice president for the Asian region of CIPC (Comite International des Pipe Club). No, it’s not jealousy. It’s just that I believe it is … Continue reading

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A Dunhill ODA

Some people like large pipes, it could be an ego thing. An American lawyer I know, who’s a windbag with a penchant for dominating newsletters devoted to pipe smoking with pages of his rambling drivel is one such person. Well, … Continue reading

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Unbelievably Embarrassing

Steve Fallon (Pipestud) shared this in the October 2020 issue of The Pipe Collector: Customer: Steve, my parcel was held up and likely it is because of 2 tins of NASPC Year 2014 Limited Edition Show Blend Goblin Weed. Does … Continue reading

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NASPC Pipe of the Year 2020

Scottie Piersel and her husband are pipe makers. She is known for her pencil shank pipes (reinforced with steel) and her husband is known for naming his pipes “Crappy Pipes.” Well, it takes all kinds. Piersel was tasked by the … Continue reading

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