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 #248 – Charlie’s Big News Unveiled

Episode #248: Charlie’s Big News Unveiled (Download | 1 hour | iTunes | RSS) After a weekend packed with a one-of-a-kind wedding and a doner kabab tasting Ginny and Charlie sit down to discuss another big announcement. This time it is Charlie’s turn to tell us about the killer new job he landed with Gorilla Cinema Presents. It is a life changing announcement you...

Episode #247 – Mellencamp Memories Plus Vermouth

Episode #247: Mellencamp Memories Plus Vermouth (Download | 1 hour | iTunes | RSS) To make up for the show that was cut short by a fire last week, Ginny and Charlie bring you an extended discourse intercourse with the tales of their adventures from the last two weeks. Everything from bowling to Stranger Things to Scotch tastings to Hocking Hills to a cocktail competition is...

Episode #246 – The Lackman’s Tabb Harrison

Episode #246: The Lackman’s Tabb Harrison (Download | 25 minutes | iTunes | RSS) The centerpiece of this week’s episode is a solid little interview with Tabb Harrison of The Lackman, a cornerstone of the Over-The-Rhine area of Cincinnati. That said, it wouldn’t be the Charlie Tonic Hour if there wasn’t a story to share. Find out what kept Ginny from...

Episode #245 – Why Do Women Drink?

Episode #245: Why Do Women Drink? (Download | 48 minutes | iTunes | RSS) This week Ginny and Charlie recap a fun filled weekend with stops at a Zombie Pizza party, Steak Nina, cocktails with amazing food at The Littlefield, and a Stranger Things viewing that was almost ruined by flash floods. After that they discuss why women drink. Is it all in good fun or is it because...

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....