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DC Where there's no smoke, is there still Constantine?

DC Comics’ John Constantine, the morally ambiguous, pansexual, chain-smoking, Liverpudlian supernatural detective...Brandon Nowalk is just a wee bit concerned that the network has banned Constantine’s Silk Cuts and that he’s fighting all-American evil for
The Onion
added Oct 24, 2014 14:37

[UK] Did Mel B Get Chucked Out Of The MOBO Awards For Smoking Inside? X Factor Judge Says No!

"This story is false. Mel did not light up a cigarette in the backstage area. The show rehearsals ran late meaning less time on the red carpet,” the source told The Mirror. An insider told the publication that Mel did have a whinge to her husband Stephen
Entertainmentwise (uk)
added Oct 24, 2014 14:21

Giddy Up: A New ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ Teaser With an Old Seinfeld Pal

the actor playing Corcoran...: Michael Richards...“I was just fascinated by his handling of the cigar. I said, ‘Did you smoke cigars?’ Because I know he doesn’t smoke them now. And he said, ‘I’ve never smoked them, ever.’”
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 23, 2014 12:37

Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dead at 82

Oscar de la Renta, legendary fashion designer, has died at the age of 82. Variety reports he was battling lung cancer, which he was diagnosed with in 2006.
Jezebel (blog)
added Oct 23, 2014 09:55

Michael Strahan talks Kelly Ripa, advice from dad, celeb status and cigars

On his choice cigars: “For the most part, I like my cigars light and sweet. Sometimes, though, give me something robust that will knock my socks off. I think the little ones look funny in my hand because I’m such a big guy. But I don’t want a cigar that’s
The Global Dispatch
added Oct 22, 2014 19:21
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[UK] The X Factor: Simon Cowell banned from sparking up on set

Simon Cowell has been presented with a special leather e-cigarette after being banned from smoking in The X Factor during ad breaks...His sidekicks Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, 31, and Mel B’s substitute fags have been decorated to match their personalities
Metro Café (uk)
added Oct 20, 2014 12:28

Pipe Smoking Rises From Ashes to Be Hip

Sales are heating up, however, thanks to a young, digitally wired crowd that no longer see pipes as an embarrassing anachronism. It's a "slight upsurge," but it's also the first time in decades that the sales of pipes and pipe tobacco hasn't gone down,
ABC News
added Oct 15, 2014 14:04
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[UK] WWI Blast From the Past: How did cigarettes save a soldier's life?

Bourne Hall’s comprehensive exhibition exploring Epsom and Ewell during World War One, the museum’s curator, Jeremy Harte... "Today we think of cigarettes as taking lives, not saving them - but the perspective was very different in World War One. "The co
Epsom Guardian (uk)
added Oct 15, 2014 12:51

[India] I Started Smoking For Ithihasa: Anusree

Actress Anusree says that she started smoking cigarettes for the perfection of her character in the movie Ithihasa. ...The actress states that she has turned into a skilful smoker after the long filming schedule.
added Oct 14, 2014 13:09

Columbus discovers tobacco: Oct. 15, 1492

Soon after landing with his crews in the New World on the island he names San Salvador, Christopher Columbus meets natives who offer him presents of fruit, wooden spears and “certain dried leaves which gave off a distinct fragrance.” The men eat the fru
added Oct 13, 2014 16:58
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