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Revolutionary LGBT marketing and advertising executives.

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.

ON THIS WEEKS SHOW

June 25: Remembering Orlando & Joe Putignano

Former Olympic Gymnast hopeful, Joe Putignano, joins The Focus Group and explores his harrowing journey from the US Olympic Training Center to homeless shelters to shooting heroin on the job to being declared dead. His memoir, Acrobaddict delves into addiction, triumph, and despair. Thankfully, there is a happy ending. But first, once again corporations take the lead in bringing about acceptance as companies show their support to the victims of Orlando. June 25th is National Catfish Day and Barbed Wire was patented.

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June 25: Remembering Orlando & Joe Putignano

Former Olympic Gymnast hopeful, Joe Putignano, joins The Focus Group and explores his harrowing journey from the US Olympic Training Center to homeless shelters to shooting heroin on the job to being declared dead. His memoir, Acrobaddict delves into addiction, triumph, and despair. Thankfully, there is a happy ending. But first, once again corporations take the lead in bringing about acceptance as companies show their support to the victims of Orlando. June 25th is National Catfish Day and Barbed Wire was patented.

June 18: Pride Con 2016, Virtual Goggles and More!

Thai Pham, CEO and Co-Founder of Pride Con 2016, joins Tim and John to discuss this new venture of all things pop culture, comics, anime, and cosplay with an LGBT focus. Tim and John ponder making omelettes at Julia Child’s French get-away. John introduces virtual goggles that Cadillac thinks will drive sales, which Tim thinks is idiotic and Comrade Valentina Tereshkova shows her “wares” in the Week in Science. Shop Talk looks at productivity levels of workers who sit all day versus standing at their desk—should the Focus Group record while standing?

June 11: John Lake, Vice President and LGBT Segment Manager for Wells Fargo

John Lake, Vice President and LGBT Segment Manager for Wells Fargo Enterprise Marketing, joins us right in the middle of Pride to remind all of us of Wells Fargo‘s almost 30 Year commitment to the LGBT consumer. Tim and John try the latest Oreo flavor-Fruity Crisp-apropos for Pride! Tim announced he’s “Trans-Ethnic”, John wants the new Star Trek Dollies, and we celebrate the birthday of the Founder of PETA, Ingrid Newkirk, with an image of her being force fed at a French Cafe. And, what was the name of Jacques Cousteau’s boat? ShopTalk proves that everything old is new again when it comes to “Cause Marketing”. Please like us, rate us and subscribe!

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