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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

Social media insights from Matt Skallerud of Pink Banana Media

03.20.19 | Matt Skallerud helps businesses navigate social media to reach LGBT consumers. It all starts with understanding the dialogue that is already happening. Lyft suspends two drivers for harassment, and a package from a listener in Texas arrives filled with Oreo products Tim and John have never seen before.

TFG Unbuttoned: The Mueller Report is in, and about as exciting as Al Capone’s safe

03.26.19 | The Mueller Report has arrived and sent the media into a frenzy. The headline for the 2020 Election will be “No Collusion,” which is what most American’s will take away from the report. Let’s just get out and vote as neither party will decamp from their political agenda. Then, hate crimes on the rise in Trump Rally locations, a Verizon worker gets punished for a good deed, and neighbor sets-up a naked mannequin party when asked to lower his fence.

PAST SHOWS

TFG Unbuttoned: Instagram loves these ‘old fat lesbians’ who smoke pot

03.19.19 | Maine residents Lee and Sue have been on Instagram for less than two weeks, but their @420oldfatlesbians account has already gone viral. They’re going semi-public because they’re tired of the stigmas on weed, lesbians, fat people, and old people. Brooklyn’s Club Langston has been a safe space for queer black men for nearly two decades. Its owner, Calvin Clark, is doggedly fighting to save it. And Philadelphia mayor Jim Kenney recently signed into law a bill requiring that stores accept cash—effectively banning cashless stores.

Are Millennials killing canned tuna?

03.13.19 | A study points the blame at millennials for the demise of canned tuna—since they are already blamed for the downfall of bar soap and fabric softener. There’s an eye-opening chat with Garrett, one of the “Boys in the Booth”, about washing habits. A lot of fellowship is happening on cruise ships, China is tracking your chicken, and several Dr. Seuss books are labeled racist.

TFG Unbuttoned: Did Tim Gunn meet Vivian Vance or J. Edgar Hoover?

03.12.19 | Fashion Guru and Project Runway alum Tim Gunn, wonders if he met Vivian Vance of I Love Lucy/Ethel Mertz fame or FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover at his Dad’s FBI office. We love Tim Gunn. But first, Malaysia says there are no gays “in the village” and the country does not have to adhere to LGBTQ Western values. We can take that locale off our travel list. A Hipster sues for use of his image related to a MIT Tech study about counter culture people who end up looking alike in their desire to be different. He ends up validating the study.

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