Latest Talking Tobacco Blog Posts

Cold Days, Warm Pipes

As a child of the turbulent ’60s, I was too young to go to Woodstock, but not old enough to stand up to my father’s recurring insistence that I get a haircut. So I had to bide my time and learn to let my freak flag fly in more subtle ways. I learned patience by […]

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Introducing …….

We have a bunch of talented people that work at P&C and one of our photographers wanted to experiment a little with a few pipes.  His name is Joe and he does outstanding work. He also comes through for us whenever we need something done in a pinch, so when Joe asked me to get […]

Born in the USA

Don’t get me wrong – I love pipes from Italy, Denmark, Japan and elsewhere. Some of my favorite tobaccos come from Europe. But I really prefer domestic products whenever possible. We’ve made an internal commitment to work hard in 2015 to promote and support American-made products as much as possible, and you’ll see this in […]

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Pipe Tobacco Review – Hearth & Home Mid-Town Series Chatham Manor by JimInks

If you frequent any of the pipe-related forums online, you probably are familiar with the handle JimInks. That’s the name used by Jim Amash, a comic book artist from New York. He’s able to smoke while working, so he has time to try a wide variety of tobaccos, and he’s got a very keen palate. […]

Pipe Engineering

On the surface, a pipe seems like it should be fairly simple to make properly if you have the right equipment, but it’s a lot more difficult than it seems. Just about every pipe enthusiast has had a real clunker of a pipe. Usually that means that the pipe smokes wet, smokes hot or just […]