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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 #264 – Naughty Words

Segment 1 (00:00:23) – Discourse Intercourse Segment 2 (00:14:16) – Naught Words and Trust Issues Segment 3 (00:32:15) – Bottoms Up: Rock Oyster Scotch Segment 4 (00:41:04) – Lyle Lovett’s In My Own Mind, A Bit Announcement,  Cheers This week Ginny and Charlie take in an ice skating adventure, Bourbon Society and a new podcast, then they discuss...

Episode #263 – Hangovers and Alcohol Delivery

Segment 1 (00:00:22) – Discourse Intercourse Segment 2 (00:16:16) – Alcohol Delivery and Hangovers Segment 3 (00:35:20) – Bottoms Up: The Alchemist’s Focal Banger Segment 4 (00:42:55) – Music (Nina Simone’s Lilac Wine), Upcoming Events and Cheers On this week’s show Ginny and Charlie talk about their reactions to Rogue One and their...

Episode #262 – Return Of Boxing Day

Segment 1 (00:00:15) – Discourse Intercourse Segment 2 (00:21:19) – Bottoms Up: Handmade Cherry-Cinnamon Vodka Infusion Segment 3 (00:27:46) – Music Focus: Jack Burton Overdrive [Vengeance of the Arctic Dancers] Segment 4 (00:39:28) – Upcoming Events and Cheers The annual tradition of Boxing Day returns with stories, vodka and music. It all kind of...

Episode #261 – Christmas Moments

Segment 1 (00:00:17) – Discourse Intercourse Segment 2 (00:22:04) – Music Focus: Straight No Chaser [The Christmas Can-Can] Segment 3 (00:29:47) – Bottoms Up: Quaff Bros Even S’More Of What? Segment 4 (00:36:25) – Upcoming Events and Cheers It is the annual Christmas episode of Charlie Tonic Hour. In an abbreviated show Ginny and Charlie talk...

Episode #260 – Second Sight Spirits

Segment 1 (00:00:17) – Discourse Intercourse Segment 2 (00:04:03) – The History of Second Sight Spirits Segment 3 (00:11:41) – Bottoms Up: The Spirits of Second Sight Segment 4 (00:36:15) – Music Focus: Lisa Leblanc [You Look Like Trouble (But I Guess I Do Too)] Segment 5 (00:40:49) – Upcoming Events and Cheers This week Ginny and Charlie are...

Episode #259 – Last Gasp For Delivering Comics

Segment 1 (00:00:16) – Discourse Intercourse Segment 2 (00:21:08) – The Last Gasp of Comic Book Distribution [Article] Segment 3 (00:39:52) – Bottoms Up: Bell’s Special Double Cream Stout Segment 4 (00:49:36) – Music Focus: Tanya Tagaq [Retribution] Segment 5 (01:01:37) – Upcoming Events and Cheers It’s a full sized Charlie Tonic Hour...

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...