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.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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