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Episode #139 – Documentaries as Potter Changes The World

It is an episode of rethinking society on Charlie Tonic this week. In Episode 139 we cover a selection of exceedingly interesting documentaries available on Netflix, discuss how Harry Potter affects the political views of the kids who read the series, and try out a smoking good beer from Left Hand Brewery....

Episode #138 – Women in Comics and Robin Remembered

This week Ginny and Charlie discuss the merits of Guardians of the Galaxy, challenge the establishment when it comes to women’s representation in comics and bid a very sad farewell to Robin Williams. Add to it the second of our two part look at Few Spirits and you have a packed full episode of the...

Episode #137 – Brain Modification and Secret Societies

It’s a high energy show for Episode 137 this week. Charlie is in rare form as he and Ginny race through their thoughts on trans-cranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), starting their own secret society and how to keep it secret, and a review of three exciting gins from Few Spirits. They end with a...

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...

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...

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…...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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