Cigar Dave

Broadcast Artist from United States of America

David Zeplowitz (nicknamed Cigar Dave and The General), is the creator and host of Smoke This!-- a nationally syndicated radio program devoted entirely to cigar smoking and its accompanying lifestyle. Cigar Dave was born in Buffalo, New York, and graduated from Syracuse University in 1986. He resides with his family in Tampa, Florida, and "traces his love of cigars to his grandfather, 'Cigar Abe,' who faithfully enjoyed Gold Label Cigars for many years." Cigar Dave hosted the first broadcast of Smoke This! in July 1995. The broadcast ran for one hour on the Tampa radio station WSUN. The show quickly gained listeners that Dave, The General, refers to as Cigar Lieutenants. In December 1995 Smoke This! began its two hour long broadcast. The Cigar Dave Show, formerly known as Smoke This! broadcasts on Saturday afternoons from noon to 2:00 p.m. Eastern time. The show is broadcast on over 120 radio stations across the United States. The show is independently owned and produced under Dave's own Cigar Connoisseur Radio Network company. Syndication sales are handled by Talk Shows USA. The show is also heard on XM 165 Extreme Talk, and can be listened to on affiliate webstreams, linked at  ( Wikipedia article )


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Date of birth
Place of birth
United States of America


Institution From To
Syracuse University

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