For the holiday weekend, a Vintage Focus Group broadcast! In the first hour we have famed former NYT Journalist Stuart Elliott, The Beekman 1802 Boys, Lisa Birnbach of “The Official Preppy Handbook” and “True Prep,” the late Taylor Negron from “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”…and as if that’s not enough, we have festive holiday music provided by Michael Richard Kelly,Eddie Bruce, and Tom Adams. In the second hour The Focus Group Family will share favorite Christmas songs and share some favorite memories of the season.
It’s the last live show of 2015…and we are celebrating with another member of The Focus Group family. Author Erin McHugh will join us to talk about her two latest books, and provide some last minute book ideas for the reader in your life. Join us and share a memorable Christmas Moment at 866-305-6887.
Casual Fridays, Season 2 has arrived, right in time for the holidays. Featuring writing and performance by Paul Hagen, introducing the radio drama “Neutral Carpeting,” plus the fun and feisty trivia-fest “Can You Focus?” with show favorite Katie Castellano. Buckle up for a raucous 10 episode ride of Casual Fridays, Season 2. Join the conversation at 866-305-6887.
Eric Arnold from the Tasting Room will be discussing all things wine—pairings, holiday varietals, and price versus value. The Focus Group discovered Tasting Room in Forbes Magazine a few years back, their Tasting Kit concept and selections are by far the best and only such service. Shop Talk will discuss the importance of the job search—even in December when most people ignore the month as “lost.” Join the conversation at 866-305-6887.
Tim and John welcome the Warwick Rowers to the studio. The celebrated oarsmen are probably best known around the world for their naked calendars, which help fund their sport, and enables them to do their own outreach program to young people called Sport Allies, which promotes LGBT inclusion in team sport. In the second hour Aunt Barbara reminds us of Holiday Etiquette. Join us Saturday at 11am EST.
Bright and sassy Aunt Barbara is North America’s top Tupperware salesperson. This successful businesswoman will be sharing holiday entertaining and etiquette tips, and of course the latest and greatest from Tupperware. Shop Talk looks at the 2016 HRC Corporate Equality Index, the first one to rate global LGBT workplace inclusion. Join the conversation at 866-305-6887.
Tom Banton is the Sales Engineering Director at APTTUS, a corproation that provides organizations with an alternative and significantly better way to automate business functions. He’ll be sharing insights about best job search and hiring practices from his extensive background in recruiting, training and managing a global team. Join the conversation at 866-305-6887.
Uwern Jong is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of OutThere/Travel. Having had a fruitful career in PR and marketing for luxury lifestyle and travel brands, his current mission is to seek out the very best in OutThere experiences. When he’s resting his itchy feet, he consults and speaks on LGBT marketing and runs Boutique, his integrated marketing and PR agency specialising in activating LGBT audiences. Join the conversation at 866-305-6887.
This week on The Focus Group it’s just us…and all things Halloween. Shop Talk looks at a recent article that explores the pros and cons of working your way through college. In the second hour we will be wall to wall games, banter, and listener participation! Join the conversation at 866-305-6887.
Ed Starr is the Managing Partner of BMF Media Group, one of the leading innovative brand marketing and experiential event agencies in NYC. Since 2005, The BMF Media Group has produced the longest standing, and most coveted, celebrity-filled event series of private concerts, gifting lounges and exclusive after-parties at Lollapalooza, Coachella & Outlands. Brian and Bruce will speak to staying relevant in the digital age, something every business can relate to. Join the conversation at 866-305-6887.