It was a privilege to host the last live show on OutQ today. To everyone who has tuned in, called in, and made this remarkable channel a part of their daily lives, a big heartfelt “thank you” for being the best extended family anyone could ask for. Keep-up-to-date with The Focus Group, and where you can hear the show next, by following us on Facebook and Twitter. If you missed it, here is the link to the complete audio from today’s goodbye show.
Stuart Elliott, former advertising and media reporter for the New York Times, now writes for MediaVillage, joins The Focus Group in the second hour to talk all things Super Bowl Advertising. Join the conversation at 866-305-6887.
Professor Timothy Calkins of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School compiled the first Super Bowl Advertising Review in 1999, and expanded it to the current format to include student input. His focus in evaluating Super Bowl advertising is simple: Creativity is great, and popularity is great, but at the end the day does the advertising build the business? Join the conversation at 866-305-6887. 11am east on SiriusXM 106.
The brainchild of Los Angeles Drag Queen Erika Simone, Driving is a Drag is the world’s only Drag Queen rideshare service and tour operator combining one-part Taxicab Confessions, one-part Cash Cab, and another part Borat in DRAG! Dress up in feather boas, sing along to your karaoke favorites, or get an impromptu Hollywood tour? Driving is a Drag is a Lyft or Uber experience like no other. Join the conversation at 866-305-6887.
SiriusXM Progress host Michelangelo Signorile will be discussing the LGBT trends of 2015, what he sees looking ahead in this election year, and his latest book It’s Not Over. While marriage equality has surged across the country, and closet doors have burst open in business, entertainment, and even major league sports, Signorile argues that the excitement of such breathless change makes this moment uniquely dangerous. Join the conversation at 866-305-6887.
Tim and John welcome 2016 with a look at New Years resolutions—making them and keeping them. It’s also a good time to take stock of personal finances and to do a yearly check-up on important paperwork. Join the conversation at 866-305-6887.
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.