The Smoky Poet

The Pitmaster, Poet & Storyteller


The Art of Shaving

By on August 13, 2015

At some point in a man’s life, they typically need to shave their whiskers. As a lad, I fondly remember watching my grandfather prepare his face to shave, while using shave soap and a badger brush. 40 years ago there was not the wide variety of shaving blades as there are today and my grandfather […]

With Fusion ProGlide, I’m Smiling Wide

By on February 12, 2015

The other day when I arrived home after a long day in the office, I was greeted by my new BzzKit with a Gillette Fusion ProGuide razor with FlexBall Technology and my Gillette Fusion ProGilde 2-in-1 Gel + Skin Care in the Ocean Breeze scent. Nearly all of my shaving life, when not using an electric razor, I have used Gillette products. For me, shaving...