Cleveland House Contractors and Homes for Rent; Your Home Mechanics and Property Managers
  • Welcome to the Reilly Painting and Contracting Blog

    Welcome to Reilly Painting and Contracting, "The Home Mechanics," and Reilly Properties. We are your Cleveland home contractors who specialize in major home design projects and remodels, and minor home repairs. We also provide house rentals throughout Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Socialize

    Find us on Facebook.

    Watch us on YouTube.

    Follow us on Twitter.

    See us on Pinterest.

    Subscribe to our RSS feed.

  • Points of Interest

  • Topics

  • Testimonial

    My husband and I are extremely pleased with Reilly! You team, Bruce and David, are masters. They came each day when they said they would and worked diligently, and I was pleasantly surprised that they were quiet and didn't listen to radios. Bruce is a jewel; he was so patient with me and explained answers to all of my questions."

    Bonnie E.
    Gates Mills

  • Catching Up With Andrea Simakis

    [caption id="attachment_5643" align="alignleft" width="79" caption="Andrea "The Diva" Simakis"]Simakis[/caption]

    Get caught up with Andrea "The Diva" Simakis, as she dives into the world of a zombie makeover:

    A rotting corpse, shedding skin, clutching a microphone in her three-fingered hand, works the red carpet at this year's Golden Globes.

    She lurches toward Brad and Angelina, dragging her Jimmy Choo-clad broken foot behind her. In keeping with tradition, the zombie correspondent -- we'll call her Joan Rivers -- asks the petrified A-listers who they are wearing.

    "V-versace . . .," Angelina croaks, her eyes saucer-wide with terror"Fabulous," Zombie Joan gurgles, gesturing to the glistening entrails slung around her throat like a bejeweled necklace.

    "I'm in Ryan Gosling." This is the image that claws its way into the Diva's brain as she sits before a massive, lighted mirror and watches special-effects artist Beki Ingram, now competing on the Syfy reality series "Face Off," tunnel a bullet hole into her mottled forehead. Sure, zombification is a gas -- really, how often do you undergo a makeover that highlights, nay, celebrates, those tar-black circles under your eyes rather than covers them up?

    Still, nothing brings you putrid cheek by decaying jowl with your own mortality like being transformed into one of the flesh-eaters that stalk pop-culture consciousness. From George Romero's classic "Night of the Living Dead" to the British parody "Shaun of the Dead" to AMC's sleeper hit "The Walking Dead," zombies keep shambling along, no matter how many slugs to the cranium.

    Perhaps it's because they are so close to our day-to-day selves, as Romero suggested when he set one of his sequels in a mall: The undead shoppers looked a lot like the living consumers, only grayer. Or maybe zombies' popularity stems from our love of second chances.

    Read more at The Cleveland Plain Dealer

    Filed under: Entertainment, Forest Hill News & Events
    Tags: , , .
    Bookmark the permalink.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *