Trading Spaces searching for a new carpenter; Paige gets key to Des Moines.

Trading Spaces searching for a new carpenter; Paige gets key to Des Moines.
Trading Spaces is searching for a new carpenter via an open casting call. Those who have “work history and training in carpentry” are encouraged to apply; applications are due Nov. 24. Meanwhile, in town to promote her diary Paige by Paige at Barnes and Noble, host Paige Davis will be presented with a key to Des Moines today. The mayor of the Iowa capital “will make the presentation in a ceremony at city hall and declare today as Paige Davis day,” WHO-TV reports. Once Paige gets the key, Hildi will let herself in and spray paint everything in sight.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.

Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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