A few minutes into an episode of “Dream Home Makeover,” a home improvement series premiering on Netflix on Oct. 16, an anxious homeowner frets about a minor flaw in the family-room fireplace, an asymmetry that the wife describes as “pretty dramatic.”
If you’ve watched enough home improvement television, you know this scene is meant to cue the eye rolls. But Shea McGee, the show’s perky co-star and the creative force behind the Salt Lake City design firm Studio McGee, cheerfully downplays the issue, promising the couple that the half-inch error will fade into the background once their grand 7,900-square-foot home is complete.
Her down-to-earth approach soothes her clients’ nerves, but also threads a needle for Netflix, which has decided that the salve homebound Americans need right now is an escapist lineup of shows about how to make the homes we can’t escape look prettier. In recent months, the network has
Pete Souza served as the official White House photographer for a pair of two-term presidents, one a Republican hero, Ronald Reagan, and a Democratic hero: Barack Obama.
The son of Portuguese emigres, a nurse and a boat mechanic, Souza earned his master’s degree at Kansas State University and got his start in photojournalism at newspapers in Chanute and Hutchinson.
His lavish account of the Obama years, “Obama: An Intimate Portrait,” became a best-seller, and Souza followed it up with “Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents.” The new documentary “The Way I See It” grew out of those two books, and Souza’s subsequent tours and speaking engagements on the subject of the approximately 2 million photos he took during the Obama years.
The movie, which played at theaters in some cities, airs at 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, on MSNBC.
Once Donald Trump took office, Souza says in the documentary, he
An internal poll shows a tight race brewing in Florida’s 16th Congressional District between Democratic state Rep. Margaret Good and seven-term Rep. Vern BuchananVernon Gale BuchananMORE (R).
The internal poll from Good’s campaign, which was obtained exclusively by The Hill, shows Buchanan with a 48-45 advantage over Good among likely voters, a difference that falls within the survey’s margin of error. Another 7 percent remain undecided.
Good has a 47-41 lead among independents, and the two contenders are deadlocked at 47 percent support among seniors.
The result is a marginal improvement from the same poll conducted last month, which showed Buchanan with a 6-point advantage.
Buchanan’s favorability rating is even with 43 percent of voters saying they have a favorable view of him and 43 percent saying they have an unfavorable view. Thirty-nine percent of voters rate Good favorably, while 33 percent view her unfavorably. Twenty-eight percent of voters
Braunwyn Windham-Burke’s Stunning New Home Has Everything…Including a Club!
If there’s one thing Braunwyn Windham-Burke needs in a house, it’s space. The Real Housewives of Orange County mama and her husband, Sean, share seven kids, so it’s a good thing they have a huge kitchen and a giant couch for family movie night. “We finally have a house that’s big enough for all of us,” she says in the video tour above, and we can practically feel her relief.
As luck would have it, Braunwyn’s glam bathroom has plenty of room, too — but not exactly for the entire family. When she pops into the loo during the video tour, she says: “I love that I finally have a bathroom that’s big enough for me
Virginia Democrat Cameron Webb has a narrow lead over Republican Bob Good in the state’s 5th Congressional District, according to an internal poll released Friday by Webb’s campaign.
In the poll, which was obtained exclusively by The Hill, 45 percent of likely voters said they would back Webb while 42 percent said they would vote for Good. The survey marks an improvement for Webb after the same poll in August showed him behind by 2 points.
The results are split along partisan lines, but Webb has been able to win over 11 percent of Republican likely voters, while Good gets the support of 5 percent of likely Democratic voters. Webb has a 42-19 lead among independents, though another 39 percent are undecided.
Both candidates are only moderately well-known, with 65 percent of voters saying they’ve heard of Webb and 68 percent saying the same of Good.
“Voters across Virginia’s 5th
A new Democratic poll shows presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenFive takeaways from the vice presidential debate Harris accuses Trump of promoting voter suppression Pence targets Biden over ISIS hostages, brings family of executed aid worker to debate MORE with a hefty lead over President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from the vice presidential debate Harris accuses Trump of promoting voter suppression Pence targets Biden over ISIS hostages, brings family of executed aid worker to debate MORE in Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District, and Democrat Kara Eastman holding a slim advantage there over Rep. Don Bacon (R).
A poll conducted for the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) PAC and obtained exclusively by The Hill shows Biden getting the support of 53 percent of likely voters surveyed, compared with 42 percent for Trump. Another 5 percent are undecided, will vote for another candidate or refused to answer. Biden has a heftier 58 percent
Harry Rich and his brother, David, are fondly known as the Rich Brothers on Garden Rescue thanks to their cheeky-chappy nature and their horticulture expertise. But it seems that Harry has more than just gardening skills up his sleeve – the presenter is a keen artist.
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The father-of-one, who has appeared on the BBC show alongside his brother and former Ground Force star Charlie Dimmock since 2016, has occasionally posted some snaps of his painting on Instagram, wowing his followers in the process.
Harry is a keen artist
Taking to social media, many fans have commented on Harry’s posts, complimenting him on his skills. One person wrote underneath his painting ‘Daffodil II’ stating: “Absolutely love this!,” while another wrote: “It looks amazing against that stunning stone
GOLDEN, Colo. (KDVR) — The Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control (DFPC) presented a real-fire demonstration to remind people the dangers of simply preparing a meal in your kitchen.
It can happen quite literally in a flash. That’s why the DFPC teamed up with the Fairmount Fire Protection District to cook up a little demo.
“It’s important that we be safe in the kitchen,” said DFPC Section Chief Christopher Brunette.
It was the perfect place for the fire show: the Fairmount Fire Training Facility just outside Golden.
Under the watchful eyes of fire fighting professionals, fires were intentionally set in a controlled environment, all to send a message:
“Thanksgiving is our biggest day for home fires and so if we can start to illuminate those fires and teach people how to be proactive and safe in the kitchen, then we can illuminate a lot of the casualties,” Brunette said.
But the castle walls were penetrated — presumably by an asymptomatic carrier, a covid-era Trojan horse — and infections among the president’s circle have cascaded out this week. The spotlight is on the Rose Garden reception for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, an event attended by nearly all of those who have recently tested positive: the president, first lady, senators, aides.
Per protocol, attendees were tested before they got near the president. But other defenses were down. According to The Post: “After guests tested negative that day they were instructed they no longer needed to cover their faces. The no-mask mantra applied indoors as well. Cabinet members, senators, Barrett family members and others mixed unencumbered at tightly packed, indoor receptions.” No masks, no distancing and time spent among crowds indoors are a recipe for transmission.
All of this underscores the central flaw in the White House’s approach: Testing alone