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12:00 pm
Mon April 2, 2007

Unraveling Tess Gerritsen

Tonic's Greg Davis chats with New York Times bestseller author Tess Gerritsen about leaving a medical practice for the world of fiction.

2007 Tonic

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Tonic
1:13 pm
Sat March 17, 2007

Stephan Pastis Goes Digging for Pearls

Greg Davis talks with Stephan Pastis, the creator of Pearls Before Swine, a comic strip that debuted in the Lexington Herald-Leader in January.

Lexington, KY – 2007

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Tonic
10:14 am
Tue March 6, 2007

Stop Making Sense

Aqua Teen hunger Force became a household name when a marketing campaign for the movie sparked a bomb scare in Boston. Josh James explains why the Aqua Teens may just be a force to be reckoned with.

Lexington, KY – Stop Making Sense

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Tonic
9:32 am
Tue March 6, 2007

Wiretapping Nicholson Baker

Tiffany Reisz listens in on Nicholson Baker's Vox.

Vox

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Tonic
2:47 pm
Sat March 3, 2007

Reading for a Saturday

Ian McEwan's Saturday is far more than the story of one day -- it's 24 hours in the life of the world.

Lexington, KY – Reading for a Saturday

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Tonic
4:31 pm
Sun February 18, 2007

The Ritual

An audio essay by Josh James on Radiohead, artist worship, and the perils of arranging one's calendar around album release dates.

Lexington, KY – Josh James asks "Is it possible to be too into music?"

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Tonic
3:35 pm
Sun February 18, 2007

Shinning the Night Away

Can the Shins survive the world outside indie-dom? Josh James samples The Shins' latest Wincing the Night Away and comes back with an optimistic prognosis.

Lexington, KY – Shinning the Night Away

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Tonic
2:19 pm
Sun February 18, 2007

What's Eating Christopher Hitchens?

It's risky business disagreeing with Christopher Hitchens. In this review of Letters to a Young Contrarian, writer Tiffany Reisz explains Hitchens' uncanny ability to provoke.

Lexington, KY – What's Eating Christopher Hitchens?

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Tonic
12:29 pm
Sun February 18, 2007

Why The Keep is a Keeper

Writer and bookseller Tiffany Reisz reviews Jennifer Egan's The Keep and explains why the New York Times Bestseller list ain't all that.

Lexington, KY – It's about imagination.

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Tonic
10:04 am
Sun February 18, 2007

Vermont Author Archer Mayor on Telling Stories

Vermont author, Archer Mayor, dropped in on tonic's Dr. Greg Davis. They had a lot to talk about. Like Davis, Mayor is a medical examiner...that is, when he's not a volunteer fireman, EMT, and part-time patrolman for the Bellow Falls Police Department. Before he took to writing fiction, Archer Mayor wrote history books and was a scholarly editor. Listen to these two wildly smart and funny men share stories.

Lexington, KY – Fiction Writer Archer Mayor

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