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 #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?...

Episode #236 – Nelson’s Green Brier & Tenn South

Episode #236: Nelson’s Green Brier & Tenn South (Download | 1hour, 15 minutes | iTunes | RSS) While Ginny and Charlie are partying it up in Las Vegas, this week’s episode takes you to visit two excellent distilleries they spent time with in Tennessee last month. Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery tells the amazing tale of a forgotten family heritage which was...

Episode #235 – Live At The Overlook Lodge

Episode #235: Live At The Overlook Lodge (Download | 56 minutes | iTunes | RSS) Live from The Overlook Lodge! Ginny and Charlie take over a favorite local bar for their 3rd ever live show. Episode #235 was recorded in front of a live audience while Ginny and Charlie discussed the show’s history and the evolution of cocktail and drinking culture. Our Third EVER Live Show!...

Episode #234 – That Disney Magic

Episode #234: That Disney Magic (Download | 1 hour, 4 minutes | iTunes | RSS) It is a whole new magical world of Disney this week on the Charlie Tonic Hour. Ginny and Charlie recount their amazing week at Walt Disney World, including surprise bubbles and what it takes to get your son to eat an octopus. Then they celebrate returning home with a bottle of rum Charlie has been...

Episode #233 – Rum & Music With Jeremy Harrison

Episode #233: Rum & Music With Jeremy Harrison (Download | 1 hour, 12 minutes | iTunes | RSS) Ginny and Charlie may be exploring Disney down south this week but we still have an utterly fun show to share with you. Jeremy Harrison is our special guest for an extended conversation about rum, music and having a good time. In addition to bartending regularly at Japps, Jeremy...

Episode #232 – Nashville

Episode #232: Nashville (Download | 1 hour, 12 minutes | iTunes | RSS) It’s the Charlie Tonic “Magic Mystery Tour” Year 4 as Ginny hits the open road with Charlie taking him to an undisclosed location within the US. As you can guess from the episode title, it was Nashville this year but to say this trip was full of unexpected surprises (and stories) would be an...