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Cigar Smoking Icons: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger is, without a doubt, a cigar-smoking icon. Having graced the cover of Cigar Aficionado more times than any other cigar smoker, we can’t think of anyone currently living that is more well-known for smoking cigars! To celebrate this cigar-smoking icon, we take a look at his life and how his love of Cuban […]

Cigars in Popular Culture

man in a suit holding a cigar

Renowned for their quality and long-associated with power and money, cigars have been a strong part of popular culture for many years. From plot devices in films to being spotted between the lips of the elite, cigars have long had a place in the cultural spotlight. While other methods of smoking, such as cigarettes, have […]

Cigar Smoking Icons: Orson Welles

A legend of film and radio, Orson Welles is widely regarded as being one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. As well as directing, Orson Welles starred in over 60 movies, as well as acting on stage and in television productions. Early Life Born in 1915, Welles spent much of his childhood living in […]

Cigar Smoking Icons: Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood

An American actor with over fifty years of film and television performances under his belt, Clint Eastwood is an icon in his own right – cigar or no cigar! Emerging as a star of the Western genre during the 1960s, Eastwood has worked in Hollywood on many projects in the roles of actor, director and […]

CIA Attempted to Assassinate Fidel Castro with an Exploding Cigar

Fidel Castro during a visit to Washington, DC in April 1959

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro was a man who was known to enjoy his Cuban cigars – so much so, there was a period where he was hardly ever spotted without one. Of course, this is hardly surprising when you are the leader of the country which produces some of the finest cigars in the […]

Which Famous Cigar Smoker Are You?

With cigars acting as symbols of power, wealth and success, it is no surprise that many famous people smoke them! Take our quiz to find out which famous stogie smoker you are most like!