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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.
04.17.19 | Millennials were supposed to be the “car-free” generation, but their ownership of autos looks a lot like that of older Americans. Some tips for stopping modern distractions from stealing your attention, and shopping while having some drinks can really add up. Music exec Don Kirshner is our Business Birthday, and overheard conversations in Los Angeles caught John’s eye.
04.23.19 | The Royal Canadian Mint will be issuing a new $1 coin to commemorate 50 years since the partial decriminalization of homosexuality. The new Loonie, to be released on April 23rd, is causing backlash from both LGBT activists and social conservatives. Gallup tells us that fewer people than ever consider themselves part of organized religion and rarely attend formal services at a church, synagogue, or mosque. Finally, a 40-year-old man is suing his parents for $87,000 after they tossed his 12 boxes of porn movies, smutty mags, and sex toys.
04.16.19 | The American Library Association noted that more than half of the books banned in 2019 were LGBT titles, especially those with transgender characters. Chocolate Easter Bunnies were pulled from the shelf over a name, and a New Jersey house sets up a racy Easter display.
04.10.19 | Authors Erin McHugh and Emily Luchetti join The Focus Group to celebrate the launch of their book: So Who’s Counting? Both having reached milestone birthdays got tired of people asking them if they would retire. Heck no, they are looking forward to what’s next! Their new book full of quotes and snippets that celebrate getting older and wiser is sure to put a smile on your face. But first, Pride Media/Out Magazine is in hot water with some of its writers and freelancers.
04.09.19 | An online petition is set-up to save “The Flintstone House” in California. Seems the addition of toad stools to the yard did not have proper permits. We call BS. But first, young republicans are less in favor of LGBT Rights than any other group in America according to a new study. The big takeaway is that education has a direct correlation to acceptance of all people. Watch those invoices: A big league grifter bilks Facebook and Google out of $123 million by submitting fake invoices—that they paid.