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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.

THIS WEEKS SHOW

TFG Unbuttoned: Barcelona Residents Tired of Tourists

07.16.24 | Saying she was kicked out of Hollywood and TV for being mean, Ellen DeGeneres has announced her retirement from all things entertainment. Her farewell is a Netflix special entitled “Ellen’s Last Stand…Up.” Then, the residents of the city of Barcelona are fed up with tourists and want them to leave. Aside from the crowds, the yearly swell has made the cost of living a challenge for many locals. Finally, a South Carolina patriot dressed like Uncle Sam dies instantly after lighting a huge firework on his head.

There’s Money in Those Bricks

07.17.24 | Shop Talk looks at an article from the HuffPost about a traditional loving family, except their dad was gay. But first, Caught My Eye features a bust on a LEGO reseller in Oregon and the rules of ownership for the Tesla Cybertruck. Nils Bohlin, inventor of the 3-point safety belt, is our Business Birthday.

PAST SHOWS

A Smile Worth Millions Pays its Creator Peanuts

07.10.24 | Shop Talk looks at a new documentary that features gay comedians who showed the way even though they were not out. But first, Caught My Eye features a Disney World visitor that uses an old $8 day ticket to enter the park. Also, in more of a Public Service Announcement, penis cancer is on the rise. Harvey Ball, creator of the Smiley Face graphic, is our Business Birthday.

TFG Unbuttoned: Vodka Soda, No Fruit

07.09.24 | The world finally knows what many gay men have for years—there is such a thing as “gay water.” Cheers. But first, Delta Airlines has resorted to only serving pasta meals inflight until it can figure out how so many got sick on a Detroit to Amsterdam flight recently from spoiled food. Also, you may soon hear your favorite deceased celebrity voice an audio book or endorse a product as the estates of Judy Garland, James Dean, and Burt Reynolds have agreed to be featured on Reader app from AI company Eleven Labs.

Keep the Two Alive

07.03.24 | Shop Talk welcomes Mark Pipkin to discuss the $2 bill. Mark is retired from the Federal Reserve and answers questions about the $2 and other currency facts. But first, Caught My Eye looks at a recent study that says almost half of US EV owner’s will go back to gas powered autos for their next vehicle. Lack of charging infrastructure and battery range are the biggest complaints. Also, Bored Panda looks at some hilarious “fake” toys from artist Rosemberg. Edward Walker, inventor of the lava lamp, is our Business Birthday.

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