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 #274 – CRISPR Genetics

Segment 1 (00:00:17) – Discourse Intercourse (HorrorHound, Cincinnati Cock Fight) Segment 2 (00:17:26) – CRISPR and the Implications of Genetics (Radio Lab, Radio Lab Update) Segment 3 (00:40:03) – Urban Artifact George Remus Kicksled Bourbon Barrel Aged Winter Spiced Stout Segment 4 (00:29:34) – Japanoids‘ Near To The Wild Heart Of Life,...

Episode #273 – Meeting Kevin Smith

One segment for the entire show this week! This week on the Charlie Tonic Hour, Charlie tells the amazing tale of meeting Kevin Smith up close and personal this week while Ginny stayed safely away and had lunch with her parents. Ginny also interviews Erin Fox from The Overlook Lodge (17 minutes in) and learns about more women-centric events in Cincinnati (22 minutes in)....

Episode #272 – A Writer’s Farewell

One segment for the entire show this week! Ginny Tonic steps down as a Senior Contributor for Bourbon & Banter and discusses what an honor it’s been to write for the site since her first guest column back in 2013. There’s a bit of life, a bit of storytelling and some reflection on bourbon writing. Episode #272: A Writer’s Farewell (Download | 27 minutes...

Episode #271 – Woodford Reserve Manhattan Experience

Segment 1 (00:00:16) – Discourse Intercourse Segment 2 (00:13:53) – Interview: Caden Doyle – Nicholsons Gastropub / Horse & Barrel Segment 3 (00:15:43) – Interview: Calamity Dawn – D20: A Bar With Character Segment 4 (00:18:12) – Interview: Jason Javosky – Bakersfield OTR Segment 5 (00:21:01) – Interview: Lauren Hancock Gibb...

Episode #270 – Thomas Daily of Bauer Farm Kitchen

Segment 1 (00:00:17) – Discourse Intercourse Segment 2 (00:06:44) – Thomas Daily of Bauer Farm Kitchen Segment 4 (00:29:34) – Gotobed’s New York’s Alright, Upcoming Stuff, Cheers This week we catch you up on all the recent fun, talk sausage for a bit then settle in for a great interview with Thomas Daily of Bauer Farm Kitchen. We close with some...

Episode #269 – Talking Tonic Future

Segment 1 (00:00:17) – Discourse Intercourse Segment 2 (00:29:39) – Facebook Audio Live, Podcasting And A Cool App (60DB) Segment 3 (00:45:15) – Bottoms Up: The Inigo Montoya Segment 4 (00:52:01) – Landon Pigg’s Falling In Love At A Coffee Shop, Upcoming Stuff, Cheers Ginny and Charlie are still coming down from the high of Valentine’s Day...

Episode #268 – Pornhub Sex Ed

Segment 1 (00:00:18) – Discourse Intercourse Segment 2 (00:25:50) – The New Sex Education Side Of Pornhub Segment 3 (00:49:00) – Bottoms Up: Art of the Cocktail at 30,000 Feet Segment 4 (00:59:06) – Coast Modern’s Comb My Hair, Upcoming Stuff, Cheers This week Ginny and Charlie talk about the Super Bowl which leads to a brief tangent on...

Episode #267 – Coupling Up Socially

Segment 1 (00:00:15) – Discourse Intercourse Segment 2 (00:09:37) – A Couple’s Guide To Social Media Segment 3 (00:31:46) – Bottoms Up: Bols Genever / Amsterdam Cocktail Segment 4 (00:40:17) – Susto’s Far Out Feeling, Upcoming Stuff, Cheers So you’re newly dating and considering telling the world about your new found passion blasting...