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White House Home Theater Reveals Laura Bush's Bordello Tastes

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This is what the Prez and his people watch their Chuck Norris movies in: the White House home theater. It's, er, very red, isn't it? The refurb was overseen by Laura Bush in 2004, who was, apparently, inspired by turn-of-the-last century movie palaces. Another shot, plus the magnolia hell that was its previous incarnation, below.

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The wide-ass seats were installed during the Reagan administration.

Illustration for article titled White House Home Theater Reveals Laura Bushs Bordello Tastes
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The former cloakroom (FDR converted it into a theater in 1942) used to look like this before its revamp. Visitors must have dug that crazy juxtaposition of chintz and magnolia alongside the Bruce Willis movies.

And what speakers do POTUS and the gang get their movies piped through? Massachusetts firm Snell provides the sound. [Architectural Digest via audiojunkies and Home Theater]

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That looks a lot like Kramers apartment when the Kenny Rogers Chicken Roasters sign went up.

"Jerry, my rods and cones are all screwed up!!"