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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.
01.31.23 | Consumers have filed a lawsuit against the makers of Fireball Whiskey. Allegedly, the little bottles of Fireball whiskey do not contain whiskey, but a malt beverage with whiskey flavoring. Then, Sheetz Convenience Marts are coming under scrutiny for their “smile policy” that forbids placing people with broken, missing, or discolored teeth from working on the front-line greeting customers. Finally, Oklahoma is the latest state to go after drag queens for performing in public venues. The proposed bill would fine a performer up to $20,000- and two-years jail time.
02.01.23 | Shop Talk reveals the one skill that you should employ if you want to be a great leader. Caught My Eye answers the question as to what happens to decommissioned ships and looks at software that tracks your work efficiency. The creator of the Miracle Mop, Joy Mangano, is our Business Birthday.
01.25.23 | Shop Talk expands on an 85-year-old Harvard study on happiness and recommends these 4 simple practices each week to make us all happier. Caught My Eye explores the difference between European and American cashiers. Also, a pristine low mileage 1979 Pontiac Trans Am is found in a Michigan garage and promises to bring in quite a bit of money at auction. The creator of Pac-Man, Toru Iwatani, is our Business Birthday.
01.24.23 | China is regulating tattoos labeling them as immoral, western, and not in keeping with Confucian Societal norms. But first, over 70% of advertised direct-to-consumer medications have a low therapeutic value versus what is currently on the market. Finally, the Canadian Girl Guides drop the category of Brownie and will now call members Embers.
01.18.23 | Shop Talk covers three stories about the cancellation of Ronzoni’s Pastina, female M&M’s and Martha Stewart’s ode to Dry January with Tito’s Vodka. Caught My Eye reveals some Star Wars toys that may be worth a fortune. Check your attic! Also, a Penn State professor, Sam Richards, encourages straight men to watch gay porn to see if they may be bisexual. The same class also teaches females how to urinate standing up. The inventor of barbed wire, Joseph Glidden, is our Business Birthday.