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Hollywood Pipes

Laurie Jacobson Hollywood has always been about looking good. That’s why the pipe has been there since the first cameras rolled. It’s the ultimate accessory. You wear it both in your face and in your hand. You display it in your home. And with proper care, it will last a lifetime. Let’s face it, most …
Pipe Smokers of the Past

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Physician, Sherlock Holmes Author – Pipe Smoker

By Fred Brown The irony is palpable. Attempting to understand British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who created one of literature’s most enduring characters—the great detective Sherlock Holmes—one must become something of a sleuth himself. It is a well-known fact, of course, that Sherlock Holmes smoked. Oh, did he ever smoke. In Doyle’s stories, cigarettes …
Pipe Smokers of the Past

Bertrand Russell: Thinker, Mathematician, Philosopher, Prophet – Pipe Smoker

By Fred Brown Bertrand William Arthur Russell, grandson of a British Prime Minister, and one of Great Britain’s leading writers and philosophers, claimed to have remembered not only the day but also the very instant that he became a pipe smoker. Talk about your Eureka moment! "I remember the precise moment," he said in an …