recent from Ginny's Articles What I’ve Learned From Bourbon
The following article served as Ginny Tonic’s farewell to her time as a senior contributor for Bourbon & Banter. The article was originally posted here on March 3, 2017 and is syndicated on our site in the hope that you will visit them and become a regular reader. We love what they continue to...
recent from Events Our June 5th Live Show
What do we have planned for tomorrow night’s live show at The Overlook Lodge? We’re talking movies! Ginny and I will share our three favorite films of all time and then contemplate why people watch movies and shows over and over. Is it because of habit, addiction, ritual, or a little thing called status-quo...
recent from Charlie's Articles What It’s Like To Run A Comic Con?
This evening I returned to CompleteSet as a freelance writer contributing articles for the “Stories” section I helped start. Though I left the company in September of last year to join Gorilla Cinema, my old friends at CompleteSet recently reached out to me in the hope that I would return to...
recent from Musings Ginny Takes on Tumblr
It has been a very long time since I have written anything directly for our Charlie Tonic blog. Usual culprits like lack of time and putting my energy into other outlets was to blame but I admit I am also a little intimidated by WordPress. It is pretty basic as far as technology goes but it still requires a...

Ginny Takes on Tumblr

It has been a very long time since I have written anything directly for our Charlie Tonic blog. Usual culprits like lack of time and putting my energy into other outlets was to blame but I admit I am also a little intimidated by WordPress. It is pretty basic as far as technology goes but it still requires a bit more knowledge about HTML and formatting than someone with only a...

Episode #287 – Can Companies Do Good?

Segment 1 (00:00:16) – A Discourse Intercourse To Start Segment 2 (00:10:00) – Can Companies Do Good? Segment 3 (00:31:35) – Bottoms Up: Ginger Martini Segment 5 (00:35:49) – Closing Out The Show With Music and Events It is a wonderful wandering Charlie Tonic Hour this week. Ginny and Charlie didn’t do much beyond hanging with Quakers but that...

Episode #286 – Guests Galore Plus FTR

Segment 1 (00:00:16) – A Discourse Intercourse To Start Segment 2 (00:08:20) – Belle of Louisville / Spirited Discussion with Melanie and Val Segment 3 (00:32:01) – Ford Theatre Reunion Interview with Alex, Eric, Joe and Luke Segment 4 (01:01:36) – Bottoms Up: Zebulon Artisan Ales with Nancy and Matt Segment 5 (01:14:52) – Closing Out The Show...

Episode #285 – A Live Show On Film

This week’s Charlie Tonic Hour was recorded live at The Overlook Lodge on June 5, 2017. Inspired by an article from The Atlantic, Ginny and Charlie discussed their top three favorite movies (to rewatch over and over). They the cover the psychology behind why it is that we rewatch the same movies and TV shows time after time. They end the show with a spooky drink called...

Our June 5th Live Show

What do we have planned for tomorrow night’s live show at The Overlook Lodge? We’re talking movies! Ginny and I will share our three favorite films of all time and then contemplate why people watch movies and shows over and over. Is it because of habit, addiction, ritual, or a little thing called status-quo bias? We’ll share our thoughts and invite you to add yours. Have a...

Episode #284 – Asheville

It’s the Charlie Tonic “Magic Mystery Tour” Year 5 as Charlie hits the open road with Ginny taking her to an only recently disclosed location within the US. As you can guess from the episode title, it was Asheville this year. What an amazing city filled with beer, food, and stories. Ride along for a partial “road show” episode as Ginny and Charlie share audio from the trip,...

Episode #283 – The CF Cornerman

Segment 1 (00:00:16) – A Discourse Intercourse To Start Segment 2 (00:15:47) – Interview: Ray Poole Segment 3 (00:34:02) – Bottoms Up: Blank Slate Brewery Segment 4 (00:46:14) – Closing Out The Show With Music and Events Like the phoenix, we rise from the ashes of last week’s lost audio seeing it replaced and better than ever. This week Ginny...

5-25-77… Finally!

You ever wait for something so long that you become utterly convinced that it’s not going to happen? Let’s step back in time to episode #57 of this very show which aired back on January 23, 2013. For me, this was the episode where something I REALLY WANTED, simply never took shape. In that episode, Ginny and I were discussing the films we were most excited to see that year....