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San Antonio Ticket Party & Panel

As we’ve announced previously on the podcast, Ginny Tonic and I will be presenting a new panel at the 2018 San Antonio Cocktail Conference and we’re already counting down the days! January 10th to the 14th, we’ll return to one of our favoriate conferences and share our new panel,...

Sips Suds & Smokes

Ginny Tonic and I will be making our way to Nashville for a guest spot on the Sips Suds & Smokes radio show this weekend (from PRX). Self described as “a radio show discussing anything to drink or smoke with a couple of Good Ol’ Boys as hosts”, we’ll be joining them along with...

Syndicated Radio Tonic

We are very excited to announce that earlier this evening, the Charlie Tonic Hour made its DEBUT as a radio syndicated show! Radio Artifact is the new independent radio station created by Urban Artifact and we’re thrilled to join their growing cast of shows each week and be a part of this new source...

Hear Where It All Began!

Charlie here… For a little over a decade, I ran a comic book news website called Comic Related. That site first debuted on October 1st, 2004 at 12:01 AM. It would formally cease daily operations on June 29th, 2015, but during those years there was also a podcast. That show was my first podcast, The...

Charlie Tonic Through The Years

We did our first celebration show with episode #100 back in November of 2013. As part of the show, we unveiled some facts about the podcast and how it had been received to date. Here, just after our 300th episode, we’re back to update some of those numbers. Total Downloads At episode #100 we were...

Everything We Just Announced

Last night was a great night as we celebrated our 300th episode with friends and listeners at The Overlook Lodge. The live recording ran just over an hour and was followed by a party that carried Ginny Tonic and I into the night. You’ll hear it all tomorrow when we release our 300th podcast. While you...

300th Episode Celebration

This coming Monday we will celebrate the LIVE SHOW to end all live shows! It is our 300th episode celebration and it all takes place on Monday, September 18th starting at 6:30 PM at the Overlook Lodge: A Rustic Watering Hole (6083 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati 45213). No cover and, of course, all are welcome!...

Our June 5th Live Show

What do we have planned for tomorrow night’s live show at The Overlook Lodge? We’re talking movies! Ginny and I will share our three favorite films of all time and then contemplate why people watch movies and shows over and over. Is it because of habit, addiction, ritual, or a little thing called status-quo...

5-25-77… Finally!

You ever wait for something so long that you become utterly convinced that it’s not going to happen? Let’s step back in time to episode #57 of this very show which aired back on January 23, 2013. For me, this was the episode where something I REALLY WANTED, simply never took shape. In that episode, Ginny...

Build Up & Location For Episode #300

We’re thrilled to announce the early details on our massive episode #300 celebration. Today we can announce some of the BUILD UP and the LOCATION of our big celebration! Beginning in June, we will be recording MONTHLY at the Overlook Lodge (6083 Montgomery Rd here in Cincinnati) building up to the big...

Finding My Tribe

I cannot understate the need for “tribe” in life. Here the word tribe symbolizes an emotion kinship for me that just fits the word. It represents people coming together in mix of friendship and family banding together side-by-side. These people are not just seeking a goal but looking out for...

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...

The Episode #300 Countdown

It’s been a LONG TIME coming, but episode #300 is just a short 20 weeks away. Both the countdown and the planning for the episode’s celebration is now well underway. As we’ve made it 280 episodes and NEVER missed a Wednesday, it’s safe to say we’ll be holding to that trend...

Live Show At The Lodge June 5th

We will be recording a LIVE SHOW on Monday, June 5 from 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM at the Overlook Lodge: A Rustic Watering Hole (6083 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati 45213). No cover and, of course, all are welcome! The Overlook Lodge is a wonderful supporter of the podcast community. Their LIVE PODCAST Series...

What Is Pop Art Con?

At the top of April 2017, I (Charlie here) was thrilled to usher into the world the newest pop up concept from all of our #GorillaCreatives over at Gorilla Cinema Presents. It’s a new convention called Pop Art Con and it’s a name you are going to hear more and more often in the months to come....
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