True, we’ve still got a few weeks of winter remaining, but if your thoughts have already turned to spring and updates or improvements you’d like to make around the house, the Forsyth County Public Library has several resources to spark your creativity. Perhaps most crucially, Home Improvement has not been afforded the faintly damning courtesy of becoming retro kitsch. The Taylors have not been dragged, grayer and puffier, into any Old Navy ads; the closest we’ve come is Richard Karn doing infomercials for something called the Pocket Hose You also won’t find Karn’s face smirking, I don’t think so, Tim ” among the racks of Sandlot and Kelly Kapowski shirts at Urban Outfitters, nor see the show reimagined as an 8-bit game. (Though Nintendo’s legendarily shitty Home Improvement: Power Tool Pursuit! may have made that a moot point.) Even in the rock-bottom terms of what should be a meme, Home Improvement has had relatively minor traction: The most popular of these is far and away the Grunt Replacement,” where every sound in a video game is replaced with Allen’s primal expression of manly confusion.
When it comes to fun, easy projects, there are several that come to mind. These are … Read moreRead More →