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Meet Tim Bennett and John Nash, co-hosts of The Focus Group, their weekly broadcast that invites you to share in a friendship spanning 30 plus years, while serving up the savvy side of nine to five. Together Tim and John bring to life the show’s motto of Listen, Laugh and Learn with entertaining banter and unique voices.
06.11.19 | The US State Department began rejecting all embassy requests to raise rainbow flags outside the mission buildings during Gay Pride Month this year, but some US diplomats have been finding ways to get around the new policy. Sir Ian McKellen launches Pride in Ageing, a UK program to support LGBT people over 50, and home flippers are hiring Uber and Lyft drivers to scout properties in a pricey housing market.
06.12.19 | In a town near the Tennessee-Kentucky state line, a group of mothers navigate raising LGBT children in a state where Republican lawmakers introduced six anti-LGBT bills—dubbed the Slate of Hate. A chess piece bought for $6 in 1964 was recently valued at $1.3 million, and scientists in India are studying why monkey’s there are killing people.
06.05.19 | The Focus Group welcomes Harry’s Grooming Company and launches their Shave with Pride campaign with all proceeds going to The Trevor Project. Get your Shave with Pride kit at HARRYS.COM/FOCUS. Then, consumers prefer the iPhone blue chat bubble versus Android green, George Blaisdell of ZIPPO is our Business Birthday, and Target is targeted again by the anti-LGBT crowd. Happy Pride!
06.04.19 | It’s June, and time for John’s Pride Leprechaun to rear his head again. Enjoy the many Pride Events in your area. Up first, a Mom is horrified, then humored, by a Frog and Toad t-shirt she bought her daughter from an online source in China. The Noah’s Ark replica exhibit in Kentucky sues its insurer for water damage, and LYFT may be your car service of choice as they make an effort to make all people feel welcome. Top of the Pride to you!
05.29.19 | June is the perfect month to catch a musical on or off Broadway, and Keith Price suggests only the best while he guest hosts with John. He also has some recommendations for cabaret shows. First, Steve Jobs saying “no” to airing some of Apple’s funniest “I’m a Mac” ads caught our eye.