When he’s not teaching audiences how to spruce up their home on Tool Time in a button-down shirt, dress pants, and tie, Tim Taylor lounges around at home in less formal threads. During the portions of Home Improvement, where he’s spending time at home or working in his yard, sweatshirts and t-shirts are more his speed. At first glance, a detail like this isn’t worth thinking about, since it’s so common for people to dress more comfortably at home. However, the clothes themselves share one characteristic with an interesting story behind them — they all include some mention of Michigan-based universities or sports teams.
According to Collider, the decision to keep Taylor’s outerwear consistent came from Tim Allen himself, who wanted to represent his home state (he was born in Denver, Colorado, but moved to Birmingham, Michigan, when he was 13) on the national television series. While that was
Tim Griffin is leaving The Kitchen after nearly a decade as the director and chief curator of the experimental New York art space. During his tenure, Griffin continued and expanded the storied institution’s focus on interdisciplinarity and oversaw a program featuring Chantal Akerman, ANOHNI, Charles Atlas, Gretchen Bender, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Ralph Lemon, Aki Sasamoto, and Tyshawn Sorey, among others. His term also led to new initiatives including the hybrid talks series “The Kitchen L.A.B.” and electronic music series “Synth Nights.” Griffin—who began helming the nonprofit in 2011 after a seven-year run as the editor-in-chief of Artforum, where he is currently a contributing editor—will shift into an advisory role at The Kitchen by year’s end; he has accepted a visiting professorship in the art history and English departments at Ohio State University in Columbus, where his wife, Johanna Burton, directs The Wexner Center for the Arts.
“I can’t imagine a
A search for Griffin’s successor is being conducted by Isaacson Miller.
The Kitchen has announced that its director and chief curator, Tim Griffin, will be stepping down from the position at the end of this year.
During his tenure, Griffin organized with The Kitchen team significant projects by artists including Chantal Akerman, ANOHNI, Charles Atlas, Gretchen Bender, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Ralph Lemon, Aki Sasamoto, and Tyshawn Sorey, among many others, in addition to thematic exhibitions such as “From Minimalism into Algorithm.” The organization also developed new initiatives and programs including “The Kitchen L.A.B.,” an interdisciplinary discussion series which keyed thematic seasons since 2012; and the electronic music series “Synth Nights.” Following the spread of COVID-19, the organization also launched The Kitchen Broadcast and revised its residencies to operate with a TV studio model.
During the past two years, Griffin has focused on fundraising in anticipation of The Kitchen’s 50th anniversary in
History Channel has announced that Home Improvement stars Tim Allen (Tim ‘the Tool Man’ Taylor) and Richard Karn (Al Borland) are set to reunite for a new show called Assembly Required.
The show “will spotlight the best and brightest builders from across the US, at their home workshops, as they compete to breathe new life into everyday household items in desperate need of fixing,” a press release said. “This new series will push each contestant to their limits while testing their ability and ingenuity to not only rebuild it but to build it better.”
Tim Allen added: “Let’s face it — we’re living in a throwaway society. We buy, break, replace … rinse and repeat. Whatever happened to repair and rebuild?
“There are some people who unfriend, unfollow and dispose of anything that offends, annoys or breaks – so I’ve created a show to remind people of the satisfaction
Tim Allen is a family man on and off the screen.
The comedian spoke with Fox News about his show “Last Man Standing,” in which, he plays a father of three — a role that reminds him of his own life.
Allen, 66, has two children himself: Katherine, 31, and Elizabeth, 11.
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“The Santa Clause” star said that he and his castmates find it “startling” that they’ve completed eight seasons of the show, which is also how long his hit sitcom “Home Improvement” ran.
“Although [the ‘Last Man Standing’ cast] doesn’t replace the wonderful the beautiful ‘Home Improvement’ family that I still am close to, this family is now, we’re empty nesters,” Allen explained to Fox News. “Everybody at
Tim Allen and Richard Karn are the famous duos from 1990s sitcom, Home Improvement. The show was famous for having the show-within-show concept where the lead characters focussed on various elements of home improvement. The lead Home Improvement cast is now all set to reunite after almost two decades with History Channels’ building competition. Here’s what this is about.
Tim Allen and Richard Karn to reunite for a building show
The new show called ‘Assembly Required’ will be a competition between some of the best builders from across the USA. They will be judged at their home workshops where the contestants are required to give a new spin to the old household items which need to be fixed. ‘Assembly Required’ will judge and measure their skills and how they manage to turn something broken and old into something new and fabulous.
Tim Allen and Richard Karn will feature together