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Past Shows

America’s Favorite Delivery Food

04.24.24 | Shop Talk looks at the top 50 foods that Americans order for delivery. There are some surprises. But first, Caught My Eye looks at the sale of Kate’s Lazy Desert compound near Joshua Tree, California. Yes, that Kate Pierson of the B52s, is selling the airstream compound for a very fair price. Also, Crocs came out with Pringles Crocs that hold a tube of Pringles Chips. Get them while they last. Adam Neumann, co-founder of WeWork, is our Business Birthday.

TFG Unbuttoned: Queen of the Desert Found

04.23.24 | The iconic bus from the movie “The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” is found in a remote Aussie town, and a group is now working to raise over $1million to restore the bus to its former glory. But first, Gays Against Grooming—GAG, as we call them—is spun up over a three-year-old tweet The North Face sent out offering support to Brave Trails, an LGBTQ youth leadership camp. Finally, San Francisco is suing the neighboring city of Oakland for changing the name of their airport to the San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport.

Leave it all behind

04.17.24 | Shop Talk looks at two gay digital nomads that sold their house in Seattle and hit the globe to find a foreign land where they can settle down for a while. They are writers and are chronicling their adventure. They both feel this was the best thing and the right thing for them to do. Tim and John ponder the idea with a modified approach. But first, Caught My Eye has a story about a Detroit sign gone wrong and the least popular paint color according to Sherwin Williams. Caresse Crosby, the inventor of the bra, is our Business Birthday.

TFG Unbuttoned: Do You Live in the Gayest State?

04.16.24 | Popular trans focused website, Emisil.com, has released a study on what states they believe are the gayest based on selected search terms. See if you agree. Then, the hook-up app, Grindr, is developing an “AI Boyfriend” to sext with you when no one else will. Finally, a baker in Kansas, Sis Monroe, believes she lost her $4,000 diamond in a batch of cookies for sale at her local shop. Be careful you don’t chip your teeth!

Location, Location, Location

04.10.24 | Shop Talk looks at how the onslaught of anti-LGBTQ legislation is affecting the workplace and decisions about where people want to live. But first, Caught My Eye finds a Velveeta hair-dye from Kraft-Heinz that is no joke, and NASA wants to standardize moon time. Candy Samples, the voluptuous large breasted model and actress, is our Business Birthday.

TFG Unbuttoned: Martina and Caitlyn Jenner Trade Barbs

04.09.24 | Caitlyn Jenner went off half-cocked in a full MAGA meltdown related to the Trans Day of Visibility, which for the past nine years has been on the 31st. Easter, a roving holiday, happened to also fall on the 31st, thus creating the false outrage. Martina Navratilova called her out for her hypocrisy. Also, Best Buy is the latest brand to come under fire for supporting LGBTQ causes. Finally, the famed Tropicana in Las Vegas has closed after 67 years to make way for a new baseball stadium.

Wonka Fail

04.03.24 | Shop Talk looks at the freefall in religious affiliation in America. Anti-LGBTQ+ sentiment within some churches is part of the blame for the decline in church membership. But first, Caught My Eye asks whether a bench dedication plaque in Bristol, England is real. Also, a promised Wonka immersion exhibit in Scotland leads to tears and lawsuits. Mellody Hobson, head of Starbucks and the first African American female to lead a S&P 500 company, is our Business Birthday.

TFG Unbuttoned: What’s That on Your Head?

04.02.24 | In order to keep the government “open” President Biden had to sign legislation that banned the Pride Flag from being flown above US Embassies this June. Once again, the LGBTQ community becomes the MAGAs favorite punching bag. Then, the kosher food brand Manischewitz goes through a major rebrand to attract latent and new consumers. John and Tim plan to bite and purchase a box of Matzo!  Finally, the City Museum in St. Louis entered the Guinness Book of World Records by having the most people at one time wearing underwear on their heads while dancing to the Village People hit YMCA.

Employing the Temptation Bundle

03.27.24 | Shop Talk looks at the concept of “temptation Bundling.” Combine a perceived dreaded task with something rewarding like exercise or music to avoid procrastination. But first, Caught My Eye acknowledges the father of Karaoke and salvaging a $17 billion shipwreck off the coast of Columbia. Henry Royce, the co-founder of Rolls Royce, is our Business Birthday.

TFG Unbuttoned: C’est Fou

03.26.24 | A lesbian judge makes history as being the first appointed to the conservative 4th District that includes Maryland, the Carolinas, and the Virginias. Then, the Paris Olympic Games will be well stocked with 300,000 condoms—30 per athlete—this summer. Finally, chocolate prices are increasing by 50% due to climate change. If you can, wait until the Monday after Easter for your bunnies and eggs.

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