Episode #17 – A Book Reviewed, a Film Discussed and a Symposium Looms

Episode #17 – A Book Reviewed, a Film Discussed and a Symposium Looms

The Steampunk Empire Symposium may be under two days away, but Charlie and Ginny Tonic are back with a brand new full episode.  This podcasting duo gets a bit literary this week as they discuss the film and book Into the Wild then follow that up with the book everyone is talking about 50 Shades of Grey.  Things go from philosophical to saucy and back again in this episode.  Cap that off with fine rum and a symposium inspired song recommendation and you have a show.  Pour yourself a glass and join us for the hour!

Run Time:
1 hour, 59 Seconds

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Segment 1 – Discourse Intercourse
(Starts at 15 seconds into the show)


Ginny Tonic and Charlie are hard at work with Aloysius putting all the final touches on the Steampunk Symposium taking place this weekend.  Listen in as the panic attack hits, is averted and we share all the latest details leading up to the show.  It’s going to be an amazing weekend.

Segment 2 – Into the Wild
(Starts at 13 minutes, 10 seconds into the show)

The article to accompany the story:
Into the Wild

Segment 3 – To Shades of Grey
(Starts at 29 minutes, 54 seconds into the show)

Official Website

Ginny’s prior story referenced during the discussion:
Can a Book that Turns you on Still be Great Literature? In Defense of Trashy Books

Ginny’s Recommended Reading In Place of Grey


Segment 4 – Bottoms Up
(Starts at 47 minutes, 50 seconds into the show)


Segment 5 – Closing Out The Show
(Starts at 54 minutes, 7 seconds into the show)

Music Recommendation
Frenchy and the Punk

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The New Charlie Tonic Hour Listener Phone Line

The Music You Hear Throughout the Episode

Doctor Bombay and the Atomic Bachelor Pad 

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