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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

Retro-crazed Millennials don’t want your old antiques

05.15.19 | The desire for hand-me-down furniture has evaporated due to taste, economics, or simple lack of space, as rents rise and living spaces shrink. More young people are leaning into the rental or sharing economy — owning less of everything and renting and sharing a whole lot more. The popular workplace-advice site Ask A Manager uploaded a salary survey on how much people get paid. More than 12,000 respondents have answered the survey to date.

TFG Unbuttoned: Taiwan makes history

05.21.19 | Taiwan makes history and becomes the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, with all the benefits and language afforded to heterosexual nuptials. Great news. Then, a humorless flight attendant goes overboard on a delayed flight and an evangelical radio host claims, “homosexual privilege” is greater than “white privilege,” and oddly compares Pete Buttigieg with Cory Booker.

PAST SHOWS

TFG Unbuttoned: Oklahoma’s governor signs law banning bans on plastic bags

05.14.19 | Grammy-winning singer Vicente Fernández, known as “The King of Ranchera Music,” refused a liver transplant over fear of a gay donor. An Oklahoma law is banning bans on plastic bags and other recyclables. And a Pennsylvania bride is upset after a guest loaded up 7 Tupperware containers with food, 3 containers of homemade cookies, a couple bottles of beers, and most of the centerpieces. The guest gave a $5 bill as a wedding gift.

A Frank discussion about Drag!

05.08.19 | Comedian, journalist, pop culture expert, and author Frank DeCaro joins The Focus Group. His latest book, Drag—Combing Through the Big Wigs of Show Business is a must have for your coffee table and a great hostess gift! The photos and smart writing is everything you want it to be and more. Get it!

TFG Unbuttoned: The more things change, the more they stay the same…

05.07.19 | When covering the stories for TFG Unbuttoned, that quote was never more accurate. The Department of Health and Human Services continues to push forward with allowing “religious freedom” to dictate whether a health care provider can treat LGBTQ Americans, blue states tend to be more LGBTQ business friendly, and major corporations dance around support for Brazil’s homophobic leader. Bottom line: It’s still OK in this country to discriminate against LGBTQ people.

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