Podcast 67: Politics of Casino Tax Revenue; Smoke Shop Event; Tony’s Three-Scotch Taste Test

Jason and Tony discuss the politics of opening casinos to augment state/local budgets (with an eye toward a major referendum in Michigan this Movember). Then Jason shares the tale of cigar-related fun at a recent Xicar event at Grand River Cigar in Grand Rapids, Mich., before relaying Tony’s “still very newbie” comparative reaction to samples of Glenmorangie Nectar d’Or, Oban 15 and Glenrothes Select Reserve.

The Joys of a Smoke Shop Event

Last Thursday, West Michigan’s best smoke shop — Grand River Cigar — hosted its first-ever event, a marketing promo by the good folks at Xikar.

Podcast 65: Bankroll Divisions; Smoking Rejects; Fernet

Tony gives his take on the conventional wisdom of budgeting your gambling bankroll, then the dudes discuss the benefits of smoking “reject,” no-label cigars from premium vendors. Jason wraps it up with a brief discussion of Fernet — the best alcoholic beverage you’re not drinking.