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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 […]

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Edwin Powell Hubble: One of the Most Extraordinary Astronomers & a Pipe Smoker

Fred Brown Even before the Big Bang theory of the universe came into vogue, Edwin Hubble talked of "nebulae" swirling at great distances from Earth, with stars so far away, […]

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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 […]

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J. R. R. Tolkien: Writer, Poet, Philologist, University Professor – Pipe Smoker

By Fred Brown John Roland Reuel Tolkien wrote one of the most famous openings in literature when he penned this line: "In a hole in the ground there lived a […]

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C. S. Lewis: Novelist, Scholar, Broadcaster – Pipe Smoker

By Fred Brown Pints and pipes. That’s what most conversations centered on at The Eagle and Child Pub back in Oxford, England, in the 1940s and ’50s. There, inside the […]

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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 […]

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Jefferson Davis: President of the Confederate States – Pipe Smoker

By Fred Brown VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.– There it was – a priceless relic of the Civil War, displayed in a simple Plexiglas box in a small Virginia museum, its graceful […]

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Pipes, People and Dealing with Stress

There’s no doubt, that the taste of our favorite tobacco blend is not the only reason many of us light up our favorite pipe. After a tough day doing whatever […]

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