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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.


TFG Unbuttoned: The Obama Portraits, The Olympics, and The Cure For Baldness

02-12-18 | Tim and John give their thoughts on the Obama portraits, and how it was odd that the sitting President and First Lady were absent... They also talk about gay Olympians vs Vice President Mike Pence and Pence’s terrible track record of hiring White House staff. Lastly, the guys talk about the breakthrough cure for baldness which is fast-food french fries!

Valentine’s Day with The Bear Naked Chef

02.14.18 | Tim and John welcome Adrian De BerardinisThe Bear Naked Chef—for the very first Focus Group cooking show. Adrian prepares a Prosecco and Pomegranate cocktail, followed by Pappardelle with Bacon and Peas. George Washington Gale Ferris Jr., inventor of the Ferris Wheel, has a Business Birthday, and Tim puzzles over how often certain cothes items should be cleaned.


Can your passion pay your bills?

02.07.18 | Tim and John discuss the role of first impressions and how to steer them in the right direction, and wonder if passion puts food on the table. John Deere celebrates a Business Birthday, and a version of Monopoly for cheaters catches our eye.

TFG Unbuttoned: Spontaneous and immediate

02.06.18 | Tim and John quarterback the Super Bowl advertising and reveal their hits and misses. The Alabama Senate votes to stop issuing marriage licenses in favor of just filing a record of your union with the state. Does it matter? Join The Focus Group: Unbuttoned every Tuesday, for a no holds barred dive into politics, pop culture, and whatever else comes to mind.

Stuart Elliott talks Super Bowl advertising. Do brands get their money’s worth?

01.31.18 | Stuart Elliott has spent more than three decades covering advertising, marketing and media. He is best known as the advertising columnist of The New York Times, and joins Tim and John to talk about the Super Bowl ads. But first, cannabis caught our eye—from a major employer no longer screening for it, to how much it’s taxed when you buy it.