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Memorable class clowns in high school.
Revolutionary LGBT marketing and advertising executives.

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.

THIS WEEKS SHOW

Streaming services cost more than you think

12.04.19 | A listener letter from Don G. leads Tim and John to differ in a discussion regarding thin light type versus big bold type. Robert Adler, inventor of the TV wireless remote is our Business Birthday.  Hawthorne men’s grooming products continue to keep Tim and John looking neat and clean. MarketWatch has a calculator to input the cost of your streaming services and detail what the money could do over time having been spent differently.

TFG Unbuttoned: Buyer Beware

12.10.19 | Unicorn, an e-scooter start-up, claims to have spent all of its funding on Facebook and Google ads leaving many who ordered the scooters for holiday gifts with no scooter and no $700 refund. But first, a conservative Utah Senator submits the Fair for All Act as a compromise to the more inclusive Equality Act and neither side seems happy. Then, women in New Hampshire had their day in court about going topless and said not allowing them to show their breast was gender discrimination. The courts disagreed so it is shirts on ladies for the time-being.

PAST SHOWS

TFG Unbuttoned: An extra week off for not smoking

12.03.19 | One Japanese company is offering its non-smokers an extra six days of vacation annually to account for those who take smoking breaks. We like it. UPS employees go undetected for a decade smuggling drugs and a Catholic priest in Michigan not only denied communion to a legally married 62-year member of the church, but apparently has the support of the Bishop. Oh yeah, it’s because of her legal marriage to a woman.

Foregoing Christmas Gifts to Save the Planet

11.27.19 | A trend in the UK is finding more people foregoing giving things for Christmas and switching to baked goods and experiences instead. While we thought it was about commercialization, the reason these people site is the huge amount of waste that goes into the holiday such as paper, cardboard, and plastic. Then gender reveal parties gone wrong and Timex brings back the digital watch, and Deep Discount features “All About Eve” and “Now Voyager” from the Criterion Collection—two movies you need in your library.

TFG Unbuttoned: Florida K9 takes car for a spin

11.26.19 | A dog in Florida supposedly placed a running auto in reverse and rode around in circles for almost an hour. Cute story, but we think the owner got out of the car without putting it in park and blamed the dog. But first, the census is coming and citizenship questions trump LGBT identification while Chik-Fil-A sends mixed messages about anti-LGBTQ donations.

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