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Memorable class clowns in high school.
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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

Salt and Pepper Interview Test

05.22.24 | Shop Talk uncovers some odd hiring manager tactics to see if you are right for the job. But first, Caught My Eye announces the end of the road for the Subaru Legacy sedan. Also, the NYC portal to Dublin is closed after an OnlyFans model exposes “her potatoes” to the Irish folk across the pond. Dustin Moskovitz, co-founder of Facebook, is our Business Birthday.

TFG Unbuttoned: Happy Anniversary to Marriage Equality

05.28.24 | An 18-wheeler loaded with 15 million Bees crashes on I-95 in Maine. Tim learned that millions of bees are transported this way from the southern US to the north to pollinate crops. Then, a Colorado woman in Grand Junction cut-off her boyfriend’s unit and threw it in the trash—because he would not let her sleep. Finally, “gay marriage” hits the 20-year mark in Massachusetts. The world did not end, who’d have thought?

7 Frugal Habits to Never Give Up

05.29.34 | Shop Talk looks at a 39-year-old millionaire who says she will never give-up these 7 frugal ways of living. But first, Caught My Eye looks at a food model artist from Scotland and Australia’s wealthiest woman who hates her National Gallery portrait and wants it removed. John shares his journey with Topps Star Wars cards that could be worth thousands…for the right collector. John Balsley, inventor of the folding and safety stepladder, is our Business Birthday.

PAST SHOWS

TFG Unbuttoned: Dolly Parton Donuts

05.21.24 | Target has decided to still sell PRIDE merchandise in stores this June, but only to limited markets. Everything will be available online however as the brand tries to avoid last year’s issues. Then, the athletes in the Paris Olympic village will once again sleep on cardboard beds with plastic mattresses. The 18,000 beds will be recycled and unlike the Tokyo Games, the French are not advocating a no-sex mandate. Finally, Dolly Parton has teamed up with Krispy Kreme for her own line of donuts! Tim and John are going for the Peachy Keen Cobbler and Chocolate Crème Pie.

The Google Effect is Real

05.15.24 | Shop Talk offers three tips to help counter digital amnesia or The Google Effect.  But first, Caught My Eye highlights an appearance on the Mike Douglas show with Little Richard and Liberace. Also, a Radio Flyer car heads to the auction block in Alaska, and John recommends we all check out an ABBA documentary he watched this past weekend. Tim recommends Abba Oro which includes all the popular ABBA hits sung in Spanish by ABBA! Frank Hornby, a renowned British toy inventor, is our Business Birthday.

TFG Unbuttoned: The Revenge Obituary

05.14.24 | A woman in Midland, Michigan is found living in the rooftop sign of the Family Fare grocery store. She was asked to leave without incident. Then, an estranged gay son who had been shunned and disowned by his Jehovah’s Witness father writes his own version of his dad’s obit in Milford, CT. Finally, actor Gedde Watanabe says he did not find his role in 16 Candles as Long Duk Dong offensive at the time. It was 40 years ago, and Watanabe said there were not a lot of roles for Asian actors. He continued that the role changed his life in a positive way.

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