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Jonathan Capehart’s Zoom Background

Have we discussed the Washington Post reporter’s zoom background? Girls, he puts everybody else’s dumb bookshelves to shame!

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by Anonymousreply 1811/07/2020

Rooms to Go backdrop

by Anonymousreply 111/06/2020

Seeing all the different backgrounds of pundits, celebrities, musicians, doctors, etc. has been the only bright spot of the pandemic.

by Anonymousreply 211/06/2020

Room rater gave him a 10/10. I think it's very nice myself.

by Anonymousreply 311/06/2020

Agreed R2. I have really loved seeing them too.

Capehart’s got the best bookcase I have seen so far.

Here's what Room Rater said:

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by Anonymousreply 411/06/2020

His fashion is just as beautiful as his background.

by Anonymousreply 511/07/2020

His background is personality-free art-directed kitsch. I pity you all if this matches your taste. I like Susan Rice's sunny red library. There is a window between the bookcases, and she covers it for the cam shoots. The chairs aren't the best but the bookshelves and books on them are attractive and practical and somewhat authentic looking.

I am a university prof and I keep less than 10 books in my home office. At my university almost all profs use the bland backgrounds online. The ones who have put thought into what they are presenting behind them, especially the wall of books, are known to be rigid thinkers stuck in the past, anyway.

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by Anonymousreply 611/07/2020

What’s the insertable length of the two objects behind his left shoulder?

by Anonymousreply 711/07/2020

R6, you’re a university prof and you don’t know the difference between less and fewer? It’s fewer than 10 books. Fewer. Glad you’re not grading my papers.

by Anonymousreply 811/07/2020

I didn’t believe r6 anyway.

by Anonymousreply 911/07/2020

Yes I am. Thank you for your correction. You have not successfully completed the assigned task. Also, you will find in the working world, petty corrections to those in authority will damage your career. Please submit your task by noon, Monday. Have a good weekend.

by Anonymousreply 1011/07/2020

You are not in authority, just in your head. Good luck with that attitude!

by Anonymousreply 1111/07/2020

Hydrangeas!

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by Anonymousreply 1211/07/2020

R11 = satire-free zone

by Anonymousreply 1311/07/2020

It's OK, but a bit show-home. It's been fun indeed to see all the Covid and Election talking heads more often than not opining in front of their walls of books.

Geek that I am, I sometimes recognise book-spine designs and titles. At any rate, it's better than that DL anathema, stacked books.

by Anonymousreply 1411/07/2020

My pet peeve: Talking head with their own published book propped up behind them. Plug your book for free! And if you prop up multiple copies, I fucking hate you.

by Anonymousreply 1511/07/2020

I’ve been surprised how dull and ordinary most of their houses. I like the yellow Harlem toile by Sheila Bridges in Gayle King’s apartment.. She really committed to it.

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by Anonymousreply 1611/07/2020

That’s not the bookshelf of someone who actually reads.

by Anonymousreply 1711/07/2020

Books are so decorative!

by Anonymousreply 1811/07/2020
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