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The Vice Lounge Online

Summary: A weekly lifestyle podcast where casino gaming, premium cigars and fine adult beverages genuinely equal bliss.

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  • Artist: Jason Gillikin and Tony Snyder
  • Copyright: Copyright 2010-2019 by Vice Lounge Online; all rights reserved.


 Podcast 445: Updates, an Aged Liga Privada #9, Founders Porter, Casino Trip Post Lockdown | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In this special and glorious return to our normal podcasting schedule (because something has to return to normal in this clusterfrack of a year), Jason offers some updates plus the "new normal" for VLO before enjoying an aged Liga Privada No. 9 cigar and a bottle of Founders Porter. We wrap up with a brief recap of the June visit (with Tony!) to a local tribal casino on the first day it opened post-lockdown. You can't miss this extravaganza of vicey goodness!

 Podcast 444: Back from the Brink; Cigars in the Caribbean; Big Bad Baptista; Underberg Digestive | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Time to resurrect VLO this Easter season, with an admin note about the last few months plus a reflection on enjoying cigars and rum in Bonaire. Jason is joined by his friend Alaric to review the Big Bad Baptista beer plus the Underberg herbal digestive.

 Podcast 443: Welcome to the New Age; Plus, Honoring Tony with Outtakes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In the first podcast in the post-Tony era, Jason outlines the 2020 strategy for content and programming, then pays homage to his former co-host with a collection of outtakes from the last 100 or so episodes.

 Podcast 442: 2008 Dom Pérignon; Rocky Patel Aged, Limited & Rare; 2020 Gaming Predictions | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Tony goes out with a bang, as we toast the new chapter in his podcasting life with a pour of the 2008 Dom Pérignon champagne. Jason smokes the Rocky Patel Aged, Limited & Rare cigar -- then we wrap with our annual tradition of offering our gaming predictions for the coming year.

 Podcast 441: Spiced Pear Bourbon Cocktail; Micallef Bold Mata Fina; Vegas: The 9th Hawaiian Island | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Warning: The VLO Christmas train derailed upon entering the station. We sip the spiced pear bourbon cockail before Jason shares his experience with the Micallef Bold Mata Fina cigar. We wrap up with a reflection about how -- thanks to The Cal -- Las Vegas may claim to be the ninth Hawaiian island. Ho ho ho!

 Podcast 440: Cranberry Cinnamon Whiskey Sour; Five More Cigar Facts; Vegas Imagery Over the Years | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

After sipping a cranberry cinnamon whiskey sour, your czars of cigars impart five more facts about cigars (we started this list in November) before wrapping up with a reflection on how the "image" of Vegas influenced mid-century approaches to gambling.

 Podcast 439: Jason’s Blueberry Martini No. 1; Undercrown Shade; AF Destino al Siglo; Cold-Weather Humidification; Casinos at the Holidays | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Sip the tasty Jason's Blueberry Martini No. 1 as we discuss the Undercrown Shade and the Arturo Fuente Destino al Siglo cigars. We offer some cold-weather reminders for cigar humidification, then we circle back to an annual topic -- enjoying the casinos over major end-of-year holidays.

 Podcast 438: Saugatuck Brewing Neapolitan Milk Stout; Alec Bradley Gatekeeper; Arturo Fuente Reserva Xtra Viejo; Cigar Preference Evolution; Biggest Table Wins in Casino History; An Admin Note | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We begin with an important programming note about the show. We then sip the Saugatuck Brewing Neapolitan Milk Stout before reviewing the Alec Bradley Gatekeeper and Arturo Fuente Xtra Viejo cigars. We riff about how our cigar preferences have changed, then we share some of the biggest single table-game wins in casino history.

 Podcast 437: Hot, Cold & Bloody Mary Saki; Herrera Esteli Miami; Oliva CT Reserve; Cigars at Thanksgiving; 9 Biggest Casino Heists in History | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We saki-it to you with hot saki, cold saki, and a Saki Bloody Mary. Then Jason smokes a Herrera Esteli Miami and Tony smokes an Oliva CT Reserve. We share some tips for group cigar enjoyment over Gobble-Gobble Day, then we wrap with a review of nine of the biggest casino heists in history.

 Podcast 436: Fall Ginger Smash; Kristoff Shade Grown; Micallef Sumatra; Caesars-Eldorado Shareholder Vote | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We enjoy a tasty Fall Ginger Smash cocktail before launching into reviews of the Kristoff Shade Grown and the Micallef Sumatra cigars. We wrap with a review of last week's shareholder vote for the Caesars-Eldorado merger and share our fevered hopes and dreams for what the new company might do.

 Podcast 435: Peerless Rye Sip of Summer; Arturo Fuente Hemingway Classic; Cavalier Genève Black No. 2; 10 Things to Know About Cigars | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

In which, we sample the Peerless Distilling "Sip of Summer" Rye, the Arturo Hemingway Classic cigar and the Cavalier Genève Black No. 2 cigar. We also introduce the first five items in our list of ten things to know about cigars.

 Podcast 434: Peerless Bourbon; Blind Man’s Bluff CT; Cavalier Genève; Heirloom Cigar Seeds; Slow Playing Blackjack | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Sip the fiery first-in-a-century bottling of Peerless bourbon. Smoke the Blind Man's Bluff CT and Cavalier Genève cigars. Learn about heirloom cigar seeds and how to slow-play blackjack. Because you've earned it.

 Podcast 433: Shoulder Monkey; Skill-Based Gaming; Cigar Wrappers; Cohiba CT; Plasencia Alma Fuerte | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Shoulder Monkey! Shoulder Monkey funky. We review this blended Scotch as well as the Cohiba Connecticut and the Plasencia Alma Fuerte cigars. And don't miss our refresher about cigar wrapper leaves and about the outlook for skill-based gaming in the (clueless) casino near you.

 Podcast 432: Old Granddad BIB; Myths & Facts of HR 1854; Timeless Sterling; FSG by Drew Estate; Comps — VP vs Slots | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

We start by sipping the Old Granddad bottled-in-bond bourbon. Mixed reviews. On a cigar front, Tony smoked the Timeless Sterling whilst Jason puffed the FSG by Drew Estate. On the "more you know" front, we share some facts and myths around HR 1854 (a bill about the FDA's regulation of premium hand-rolled cigars) as well as explore relative comp offers between video poker and slot players.

 Podcast 431: Col. E.H. Taylor Small Batch; Gurkha Marquesa; La Palina Bronze; 10 Worst Bets at the Casino | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Get your autumnal groove on with a dram of the Col. E. H. Taylor Small Batch bourbon before diving into a Gurkha Marquesa and a La Palina Bronze-label cigar. We wrap up this "succinct" show with a tour of the 10 worst bets in the casino.


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