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Episode #136 – Comic Con, Makers 46 and New Apps

On this week’s show Ginny and Charlie recap their epic San Diego Comic Con coverage and then discuss the problem of sexual harassment at comic cons. Next they run down a few new apps, including a guilty pleasure and the redesigned Foursquare/Swarm app. They close the show with a little Maker’s 46 before signing off once again for this week’s Charlie Tonic...

Episode #135 – Just A Quickie

We’re in-between summer celebrations this week and grabbing a spot of audio on the fly. It may be a quickie, but sometimes quickie’s are quite fun so share with us 15 minutes and we’ll serve you a cocktail, tell you a few stories and send you on your way with a smile. Cheers! — Run Time: 15 Minutes, 5 Seconds Download the...

Episode #134 – Things Get Weird As We Look To The Moon

It’s summer time and the topics are wonderfully meandering. This week we follow the Russians to the moon and dance a bit with Weird Al. Add to that the return of a classic cocktail and some storytelling then you have an episode as fresh as the weather in which it was recorded. Welcome back… it’s Tonic time! — Run Time: 48 Minutes, 53 Seconds Download...

Episode #133 – Security, Privacy and Pride

It’s a new episode of the Charlie Tonic Hour and we’re loading up with topics this week. After a fun Discourse Intercourse catching you up on the events of the week, Charlie takes you to school, just a bit, for a reminder about protecting yourself on the internet following a Lifehacker article. From there Ginny discusses the changing landscape of gay rights,...

Episode #132 – Derby City Comic Con 2014

It is a Derby City Comic Con recap episode on the Charlie Tonic Hour this week. Listen as Charlie and Ginny recount all of the thrills, chills, and spills of Derby City Comic Con. Get the scoop on all the parties, music, fights, and personalities behind the scenes of running a comic convention and join us with Calamity Labs as they walk Ginny through the two custom cocktails...

Episode #131 – Pulp Fiction and Gorilla Cinema

This week it is a short shot of Ginny and Charlie before they kick off Derby City Comic Con. But a sweet shot it is as they enjoy a Watermelon Cooler cocktail and discuss Gorilla Cinema’s recent premier with a coursed dinner screening of Pulp Fiction. Join us on the podcast and then join us this weekend for Derby City Comic Con in Louisville! — Run Time: 19...

Episode #130 – World Cup, Thrones and the Dead

On this week’s episode of Charlie Tonic, Ginny and Charlie are back in full form. After a quick discussion of the opera Carmen they launch into an exploration of the appeal of the World Cup and why the National Anthem is better sung with drunk people. They then share the trials and tribulations of getting caught up on pop culture staples Walking Dead and Game of...

Episode #129 – It’s All About Style

On Episode #129 Charlie is back! He and Ginny discuss a night on the town and an evening of 15 Minutes of Fame at New Riff Distillery and then sit down for their own discussion of style. They end with Fat Tire from New Belgium Brewing before Charlie gets back to work on Derby City Comic Con. — Run Time: 31 Minutes, 6 Seconds Download the...

Episode #128 – The One With Just Ginny

This week’s show is more Tonic and less Charlie. Charlie is busy running around and getting ready for Derby City Comic Con so Ginny took charge and recorded most of the episode on her own. But don’t worry, after a short segment where Ginny explains how she got into bourbon Charlie is back to drink some Evan Williams 1783 Small Batch Bourbon with her. It is a...

Episode #127 – Cleveland

It’s the Charlie Tonic “Magic Mystery Trip” Year 2 as Ginny Tonic 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 Cleveland. Ride along for a “road show” episode as Ginny and Charlie share audio from the trip, tell a ton of stories, visit a very amazing bar, eat some great food and...

Episode #126 – What Can You Offer?

Enjoy those episodes where Charlie gets really passionate about a topic? Well we have two segment that are absolutely for YOU this week. It’s a “tech and society” focused episode as we talk the changing DIY service economy and net neutrality. From there we try some ginger beer and channel the spirit of Bill Bixby before we’re done. — Run Time: 1...

Episode #125 – Panels Without Bosses

On this week’s episode Ginny and Charlie present a very intimate panel on podcasting from the River City Comic Expo and discuss what happens when your boss doesn’t care how many vacation days you take. A raspberry ale from Founder’s Brewery and a big announcement about the Bottoms Up Podcast make up the bottoms up segment and then we close. — Run...

Episode #65: Bottoms Up – The Finale

No hints beyond the title this week. You’ll just have to tune in and listen for all the details. — Run Time: 18 Minutes, 40 Seconds Download the episode: bottomsup065.mp3 Subscribe to the show: bottomsup.libsyn.com/rss | iTunes: Bottoms Up “Bottoms Up” – – The Music You Hear Throughout the...