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I got a very in depth education on tequila in the past week so I thought I would write up how it came to pass and give the listeners a better understanding of how I go about getting my spirits knowledge. It all started with a bottle that arrived in the mail. Tequila Corralejo had asked Bourbon & Banter...
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I have been a fan of the Preacher comic series since it debuted with the very promising cover (pictured right) back in 1995. Now that the series has debuted on AMC, we’ll be discussing the pilot on Episode #231 of the Charlie Tonic Hour. As a lead into that episode, I thought it would be an...
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There are few artists whose passing has brought a tear to my eye, but I will confess that Prince is one. Just past midnight on the day we all learned he was gone, I found myself surfing social media trying to get to sleep. As I sat and read what everyone was saying, I was moved but the stories and feeling...
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So I find myself considering opening day today as the Cincinnati Reds are preparing to take the field and Major League Baseball kicks off for 2015. In all honesty, it’s been years since this kind of thing even came close to my radar. During that time, I could barely tell you what season of sport we were in...

Episode #258 – All About The Love

This week your hosts may be under the weather but they are still full of stories and remain here to entertain. It may not be perfect and there may be a cough or two along the way, but the show most certainly goes on! Episode #258: All About The Love (Download | 30 minutes | iTunes | RSS) Bottoms Up The Classic Hot Toddy Upcoming Events Madtree OYO Barrel Aged Bluegrass Beer...

Episode #257 – Guilty Pleasures Revisited

  This week’s episode was recorded live at the Overlook Lodge in Pleasant Ridge, Cincinnati and it’s loaded with surprise guests in three of the four main segments of the show! Guilty pleasures, stories from the city, an Overlook cocktail of note and a lost music legend are discussed. Episode #257: Guilt Pleasures Revisited (Download | 1 hour, 2 minute...

Episode #256 – Farewell Leonard with Beer and Gin

  The featured music moves to the front of the show this week as we catch up on some recent stories and bid a sad farewell to Leonard Cohen. In this very full episode we also discuss the slowing production of beer, sample a new gin and tell you about a few very fun things happening soon. The Charlie Tonic Hour returns! Episode #256: Farewell Leonard with Beer and Gin...

Episode #255 – The 2016 Election

  It doesn’t get much more raw than this week’s installment of the Charlie Tonic Hour. Making the decision to wait until the day after the election to record this week’s episode ended up making for a very hard show to record, but Ginny Tonic and Charlie did it. The emotion is raw, the tone is civil and the disappointment is palpable. Join us for a...

Episode #254 – An Orgasm Revisited

Episode #254: An Orgasm Revisited (Download | 44 minutes | iTunes | RSS) This week Ginny and Charlie had an amazing time dancing to Ford Theater Reunion at MOTR Pub and trick or treating with kids and friends. They stop for a drink of the 2001 Limited Edition Knob Creek and then revisit a subject from Episode 9, The Female Orgasm, thanks to a new article by researchers at at...

Episode #253 – Jobs, Weddings & Cocktails

Episode #253: Who Needs A Job? (Download | 1 hour, 10 minutes | iTunes | RSS) Ginny and Charlie had a jam-packed weekend with the opening of The Video Archive, The Proof Festival, a pop-up wedding that ended in a pub crawl, and the Slow Food Snail of Approval dinner. Once they finish those stories they explore what the concept of a Universal Basic Income would mean for...

Episode #252 – Halloween Sexy

Episode #252: Halloween Sexy (Download | 45 minutes | iTunes | RSS) For Episode #252, Ginny and Charlie are coming to you live from The Overlook Lodge here in Cincinnati! For this show, they debate if Halloween is in fact the sexiest holiday and run down some scary movies (and stories) with the audience. You won’t want to miss this one! Recorded LIVE At The Overlook...

Episode #251 – Origin Stories

Episode #251: Origin Stories (Download | 1 hour, 39 minutes | iTunes | RSS) This week on the Charlie Tonic Hour, a listener got us thinking about a couple conversations we had on this show and the impact those moments have had on both our lives. This week, we take you back to episodes #95, #108 and #201 and share how these conversations literally changed everything. In...