Smoke Blog: The Last Stick

Down to the last cigar in the humidor last night, so I made it a good one: Tatuaje’s The Wolfman.

Making the Magic Happen

The only way to write

I took my time and enjoyed it while working on rewrites for a short story. As expected, a great cigar right down to the knuckles. Excellent flavor, easy draw, lots of smoke… just a good, all-around experience.

I’ve emptied the humidor to re-season it, but now that the grocery getter’s transmission needs an overhaul, I won’t be able to restock for a bit. It’s going to feel very different sitting out there tonight without a cigar in hand.

Sad panda.

Sad Panda

How will Mikey make the magic happen now?

About Mike Oliveri

Mike Oliveri is a writer, martial artist, cigar aficionado, motorcyclist, and family man, but not necessarily in that order. He is currently hard at work on the werewolf noir series The Pack for Evileye Books.


  1. Mark C says:

    Sad panda indeed!

    • Mike says:

      Yeah. I bought a single stick last weekend, may buy 2-3 this weekend. It’s a pain!

      And, I suppose, a first world problem. Heh.

  2. Mark C says:

    This year’s Tatuaje Monsters cigar will be The Mummy.

    He just released a set of Lil Monsters a week ago, and all retailers were completely sold out by Monday. Pete Johnson noted two weeks ago that shipments of these are slow and could take 2-3 weeks, so there’s at least a tiny bit of hope that more will be coming out in the next week or two.

    Here’s a list of excellent review of these, plus a contest (