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08.02.17 | Naughty landlords, a new LGBT animated short film, and lesbian polar bears are just the tip of the iceberg on this week’s Focus Group. Shop Talk explores ways to save some time and money on your job search. Join Tim Bennett and John T. Nash as they continue their tradition of “listen, laugh, and learn” every week on The Focus Group.
07.26.17 | Tim and John share LGBT News from around the USA—and sometimes the globe—on The Random Sample. They touch on the “B” in LGBT, escorts, refusal of service, hung cities, and new programming at LOGO. How’s that for random? Remember to subscribe, like and rate us on your platform of choice.
07.19.17 | Tim and John welcome James Navarrete from The G Life—the premiere luxury lifestyle site for the well rounded gay man to The Focus Group. But first, AOL Discs and LEGO Burgers Caught Our Eye. We celebrate a favorite guest of the show, Timothy Mahoney, during our Business Birthday. Shop Talk asks the question: How gay do you want your gay bar to be?
07.12.17 | Six time Emmy Award-winning Television Producer Terence Noonan joins The Focus Group. Having worked with some of the greatest names in TV, and continuing to discover new talent, Terence shares insights about hard work, persistence, and showing up. But first, our Business Birthday celebrates the greatest entrepreneur of the 18th century and Shop Talk explores the number one thing that can ruin your job interview.
07.05.17 | It’s The Focus Group 4th of July Special! Aside from the usual banter, Tim and John revisit the best of their interviews with Frank DeCaro, Jim Colucci, Derek Hartley and Romaine Patterson. Then Tim and John go to Costco and share their 5 favorite finds-currently. Let us know what you found…if you are a Costco shopper.
06.28.17 | Paul Hagen, Editor-in-Chief of Metrosource Magazine, joins The Focus Group to put the cherry on the sundae of our June Pride programming. Paul always has a good time with Tim and John. But first, Vera Wang has a birthday, John recaps his Pride march in NYC, a Swiss café gives you a latte and a hummer, and a woman gets fired from her job for being a woman.
06.21.17 | Brian Roman, President of promotions and marketing company AdMark360, launches a new quarterly segment that spotlights LGBT owned businesses across North America. On our maiden voyage, we learn about beard and junk oils from John Dodge, founder of J&L Pogonotrophics in Chicago. Then, Michael Jones of Our Community USA, joins us to talk about producing LGBT business and service guides for over 40 US cities. But first, Tim and John talk NYC Pride and corporate exclusivity with listener Billy Kittner, show some hilarious “Planet of the Apes” toys from listener Rob in Florida, visit the Museum of Failures in Sweden, and wish William Scholl of Foot Care Fame a Happy Business Birthday.
06.14.17 | Brook Altman, CEO and Founder of Prowdr, talks about her latest venture and what it takes to build an LGBTQ welcoming lifestyle brand. Abercrombie and Fitch stubs their toe with a Pride tweet, birthday party cookies go wrong, and our business birthday, for the first time in 9 years, is…Donald J. Trump! Happy 71st. Shop Talk explores Philadelphia’s controversial push to add black and brown stripes to the Rainbow Flag.
06.07.17 | The Pride Leprechaun says “Happy Pride!” The Focus Group kicks off Pride with a visit from Derek and Romaine. We catch up on their internship program, Romaine’s love of money, and Derek’s relationship woes while on the infamous DNR Cruise Events. But first, Drag Queens host story time at the local Cherry Hill, NJ Library and Lancaster, CA is betting on Asians and Gays to save the town.
05.31.17 | The Focus Group this week celebrates the start of summer and Pride season with Tim’s recap of Rehoboth Beach and John’s trip to the Norman Rockwell Museum to experience the Hanna Barbera Exhibit. Willlllmaaaa! Tim and John share their views on Kathy Griffin, and Donald Trumps former Pastor—Norman Vincent Peale. Peale’s book, “The Power of Positive Thinking” was a road map for the Trump Campaign. Enter the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes, enjoy a heartwarming story about Roger Moore, learn to say “no,” and find out what the best selling cookie brands are in the USA during Tim’s List.