recent from Ginny's Articles Ginny Tonic Takes on Tequila
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...
recent from Charlie's Articles A Comic Origin For The Preacher On AMC
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...
recent from Music Growing Up A Prince Kid
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...
recent from Culture Sports Ball Anyone?
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 #244 – Time To Talk Politics

Episode #244: Time To Talk Politics (Download | 1 minutes, 15 minutes | iTunes | RSS) You know we would have to dedicate some time at some point to discussing the 2016 election, right? This week, we dive in as Charlie climbs up on a soapbox more than once and Ginny pulls him back time and again before it’s all said and done. There’s passion, storytelling and humor...

Episode #243 – Board Gaming At The Rook OTR

Episode #243: Board Gaming At The Rook OTR (Download | 54 minutes | iTunes | RSS) Do you have a favorite board game? Do you gather with friends to play regularly? Well, Ginny and Charlie have a new location you need to try, a ton of thoughts on tabletop gaming culture, and a special interview with the owners of The Rook OTR. Add to that a near legendary beer, a sexy song and...

Episode #242 – A Spirited Life Begins

Episode #242: A Spirited Life Begins (Download | 23 minutes | iTunes | RSS) This week Ginny and Charlie are all business. They are working around the clock but they still have time for a drink, some music, and a beautiful podcast. Ginny talks about her new job as a sales rep for Middle West Spirits and practices her pitch on Charlie while sampling him with some of their new...

Episode #241 – The Steamroller

Episode #241: The Steamroller (Download | 23 minutes | iTunes | RSS) In the mood for a quickie? We have a 23 minute podcast for you this week as try a drink proposed by the state of Kentucky. We also share a life update as things ramp up and we find ourselves stopping over at the house for a couple hours. In the end, we leave you with some satisfying music from the year 1994....

Episode #240 – Ginny’s Big News Unveiled

Episode #240: Ginny’s Big News Unveiled (Download | 52 minutes | iTunes | RSS) A moment Ginny Tonic has been working toward almost since the start of this show takes shape and we are now free to discuss it. Join us as we discuss wonderful news tied to Middle West Spirits, check in on the new Ghostbusters film and share a cocktail and a song before we send you off for...

Episode #239 – We’re Go For Pokémon Go!

Episode #239: We’re Go For Pokémon Go! (Download | 57 minutes | iTunes | RSS) This week Ginny and Charlie have joined the rest of America in falling victim to the Pokémon Go craze. They discuss the game, how small businesses are using it to grow their customer base, and how it could change the future of game play. They also discuss a trip to The Nation Bar and Grill for...

Episode #238 – The Strip Clubs Of Vegas

Episode #238: The Strip Clubs Of Vegas (Download | 55 minutes | iTunes | RSS) We kick off the show with a bit of audio we’ve been holding since The Video Arcade (coming to Walnut Hills) was super secretively announced. From there we close out our discussion of Las Vegas with two very different bachelor and bachelorette party experiences. It’s an detailed...

Episode #237 – Vegas Baby!

Episode #237: Vegas Baby! (Download | 1 hour, 25 minutes | iTunes | RSS) The old saying goes, “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas”. When it comes to Ginny and Charlie, those stories are up for grabs as they roll them into this week’s show! Seven days in the City of Lights! Was it Sin City or Glitter Gulch by the time our hosts were done with their visit?...