recent from Ginny's Articles Local Drinking in Philadelphia
Philadelphia was a great drinking city. Of course, any city is a great drinking city when I am there but I love it when a place makes it easy for me. Here are a few photos of some of the memorable drinks of the trip. The drinks I had there were all spot on and I loved the bar communities enthusiasm for...
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 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...

Episode #291 – Girls Trip + Matt

Ginny and Charlie are back at home for one day before heading out to New Orleans for Tales of the Cocktail. Before they leave Ginny takes time to share some highlights of her Girls Trip + Matt adventures in Philadelphia. They try two different spirits from Boardroom Spirits in Lansdale PA, one made from carrots and the other from beets. They close out with a song from Nick...

Local Drinking in Philadelphia

Philadelphia was a great drinking city. Of course, any city is a great drinking city when I am there but I love it when a place makes it easy for me. Here are a few photos of some of the memorable drinks of the trip. The drinks I had there were all spot on and I loved the bar communities enthusiasm for local spirits....

Episode #290 – Urban Artifact

This week we recorded LIVE at the Overlook Lodge! We were joined by Bret Kollmann Baker and Joshua Elliott of Urban Artifact as we discussed their beer, their philosophy and uncovered the story of this unique Cincinnati brewery and taproom. It’s quite a tale with some great beer knowledge shared as we go. After that, DJ Soul Step serves up a solid music recommendation,...

Episode #289 – Tattoos Revisited

Segment 1 (00:00:15) – A Discourse Intercourse To Start Segment 2 (00:11:11) – Talking Flying Tiger Tattoos, Constantine and More Segment 3 (00:24:14) – Bottoms Up: Moscow Mule with House Made Ginger Syrup  Segment 4 (00:28:59) – Closing Out The Show With Music and Events We had a heck of a fun run leading up to and including the 4th of July. Join us...

Episode #288 – MeSseD Comics

Segment 1 (00:00:17) – A Discourse Intercourse To Start Segment 2 (00:12:20) – MeSseD Comics Interview Segment 3 (00:55:41) – Bottoms Up: MeSseD Punch Segment 4 (00:35:49) – Closing Out The Show With Music and Events Coming off a dramatically busy (and successful) week for Gorilla Cinema, Charlie and Ginny Tonic ease into a great interview focused...

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 4 (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...