Skip to main content

tv   Today  NBC  July 27, 2013 2:05am-3:01am PDT

2:05 am
from nbc news, this is "today," with kathie lee gifford and hoda kotb, from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> oh, yes. it is try day, friday. july 26th, 2013. dean cain is wrapping up the week with us as kathie lee enjoys a week off. we're going to have some fun today i have a feeling. >> i think so. let me tell you first off before anything starts, look at you in this dress. >> really? i have to say i'm kind of uncomfortable. because i don't know -- i felt weird. >> you look fantastic. >> really? >> hands down. no question. >> oh, thanks. this is my favorite show ever.
2:06 am
>> the yellow flowers. it's a whole thing going on. >> thank you. thank you so much. okay. anyway, so i'm all verklempt. there's some news and especially where you're concerned. superman and batman have always, you know, enjoyed separate entities, separate movies. but now there's talk of the two of them joining forces. and teaming up. i think it's even more than talk. there's actually confirmation of a sequel. you obviously played the role of superman. what do you think of these two merging? >> look at that symbol. that's just weird. i think it's going to be fantastic for dc comics. in the way that the avengers did it for marvel. they got everybody together. it was fantastic. they have separate franchises now. it's nice to bring them together. it's going to be interesting. the superman is more angsty than the superman of the past. you have that batman guy who talks like this. >> if you were superman who would you want to be your batman to be?
2:07 am
who would be the one you'd like? >> i go back to my buddy, clooney. bring george back here. we'd have a little fun. >> that would be very cool. this film, by the way, is going to be released in the summer of 2015. when people go off on vacation, a lot of people are during the summer around now, couples become a little bit more adventurous when they go off together. there was a survey. an online survey by hilton honors. they looked at the habits, i guess the sexual habits, of couples. they said that people are much more adventurous when they're on vacation. >> i would buy into that. >> you would? >> sure. you're out there. you're at a different location. you're not at home. there's no kids there. there's no neighbors. maybe you go outside. >> do you find that adventurous? >> i may have been outside once. >> yeah? >> might have happened. >> are you nervous someone's going to walk up and surprise you or -- >> surprise you in what way? >> just walk up, you know. >> not that kind of surprise. >> there you are.
2:08 am
>> it's an interesting thing. i happen to have been in a very, very remote location at the time. that's not my favorite thing. >> it's not? what about skinny dipping. >> i think skinny dipping is a fantastic thing. i have a home in spain. people are always -- that's just swimming out there. >> the nudity here is a much bigger thing. >> huge deal here. >> heidi klum has taken some pictures topless. her mom was taking the photograph. heidi klum, topless again. she said, look, this is just how we live. >> i think she should continue to do that. heidi, i give you the okay to take more pictures. >> you would skinny dip nude. >> i would. i would skinny-dip with my clothes on. >> would you go to a nude beach? >> no. that's a little too far, i think. well, again, where i am in spain, everybody is kind of that. >> everybody does it. >> yeah. there's some people who might want to keep their clothes on. i'm just saying. >> you know what, though? the people who are much more open, there's that confidence thing of -- >> confidence is a big deal. >> i admire whenever i see a
2:09 am
girl who is very proud of her body no matter what the size is. i feel like i wish i had a little of that. that's a rare thing. >> it goes a long way. i'll just say that. i think it's a great thing. it is rare, unfortunately. but it's true. that kind of confidence is sexy. >> what i think is sexy, too, especially on men. there are some men -- you have a great head of hair. hair is an important thing for a lot of women. there are guys who fight it. if there are losing hair they do the comb-over. they have sprays. they have rogaine. they're trying to recapture -- >> youth. >> well, college humor is a website or a website, yeah. they decide to have some fun with it. let's take a look. >> are you losing your hair? tired of covering up unsightly bald spots? well, we have the solution for you. shave your head and grow a goatee. at shave your head and grow a goatee, we encourage our clients to shave what little hair they have and grow a goatee.
2:10 am
draw attention away from their t the only thing that was vanishing. my confidence went along with it. kids in my neighborhood called me chrome dome. >> if you're losing your hair, try shave your head and grow a goatee. if you're not completely satisfied with your look in 30 days, what are you going to do? right. >> okay. >> i think it's a great idea. i like it. i've got a little captain jack thing going here right now. >> you do have a little captain jack going. now, if you were losing your hair -- >> do not mock our crew. okay? if you were losing your hair, how do you think you'd look bald, by the way? >> i'd cut my hair really short about 20 years ago. i have a humongous head. >> look at our crew. it didn't look good? >> my face explodes. >> here we are before. there you are after. >> that looks all right. a little howie mandel like. >> you are cute there.
2:11 am
>> i'm going to rock this the entire show. >> last time you were here we played something called the age game. because you're younger than you look. and we wanted to play -- continue to play the game. okay? let's play the game. we're going to see two celebrities. we're going to say who we think is older. they're about four to five years apart. here we go. who's older. is it ralph macchio or john cusack. >> ralph macchio. >> we're so smart. ralph is, by the way, 51. can you believe that? >> that's just not fair. such a baby face. >> let's look at our next one. courtney cox versus jennifer aniston. >> this is a lose/lose proposition for me. >> i'm going to go -- you're going courtney? >> go with courtney. i'll pick courtney. >> courtney cox is 49. jennifer aniston is 44. they're five years different. i didn't know they were that -- >> i put them right together. >> bruce willis versus hugh grant.
2:12 am
my money is on hugh grant's older. >> i think bruce willis. >> bruce willis is older. he is 58. hugh grant is 52. >> both look fantastic. both look fantastic. >> this is going to be a good one. cyndi lauper versus stevie nix. >> stevie nix. >> definitely. stevie nix is 65. cyndi lauper is 60. that was exciting. i love this game. samuel l. jackson versus john travolta. who's older. >> travolta. >> i'm going with samuel l. jackson. samuel l. jackson, 64. john travolta, 59. our last two. william shatner versus robert redford. that's a great one. i've got to go with shatner. how could you not? >> i'll go with redford just to balance it out. >> william shatner. he's 82. wow! >> good for him. >> robert redford is 76. >> my mom loves some robert redford. >> she does? is that --
2:13 am
>> that's her thing, yeah. >> it is time for a fun part of our program we like to call bobbie's buzz. >> i have some really interesting stuff this week. sort of comes from unusual places. now, at the hospital they do a lot of great things. and health care workers actually help people wash their hair without getting them wet. i thought, what a genius thing to have when you go camping. but this shower cap isn't about keeping your hair dry. this, believe it or not, is -- >> is there shampoo in there? >> it's a rinse free shampoo. all you do is smoosh it on. there you can just take it off. he's really getting into this. >> and it dries. and your hair is clean. there's a fabric towelette inside that absorbs the oil and dirt and it's clean. this is great if you've got a kid that's got a cast or --
2:14 am
>> kids in general. they hate to bathe. >> i know. is that pricey? >> a couple dollars. >> jerry, you look hot. >> now from the body building world. this is called bikini bite. if you've ever worried about a wardrobe malfunction which guys usually don't worry about, but those little bikinis, it's basically fabric glue for your skin. so that your bikini -- >> sticks to you. >> -- stays on. you roll on bikini bite and bodybuilders use this when they're pumping so that everything stays in place. last but not least -- >> that's kind of my enemy, really. i'm not going to endorse that product at all. >> last but not least, i have to say, if you're a swimmer, love the water, always hit the water and your ears do that. don't put the q-tip in, everybody knows. these are called after swim. you stick this in. it absorbs four times its weight and gets water immediately. >> that's a win. i like that. >> ms. sara haines for baby of the week announcement.
2:15 am
>> the royal baby has taken the attention this week, but it's time for our babies. our first up is a smiling baby born in arizona on june 16th. berkeley roy brimhall. parents greg and katie say their baby loves to be outside. their biggest advice to new parents, learn to sleep while sitting up. a baby born in sarasota, florida. ella stone daysh. this little one came into the world may 24th. her parents joey and taryn say she's named after her great grandmother. san francisco, little zoe chui born june 3rd. six pounds, 7 ounces. david and elaine say they are giving her hugs and kisses all day every day. finally, wyatt woodrow detwiler. this baby boy was born on june 2nd weighing 9 pounds, 2 ounces. chloe and jason say little wyatt has a dimple on his right cheek just like his mommy. big congratulations to all the babies. if you want a chance for your baby to appear on our "today's"
2:16 am
johnson baby of the week -- go online for details. >> thank you for that information. faster than a speeding bullet. more powerful than a locomotive. >> even i cannot stop this train. >> oh, yes. >> band members pat monohan and jim stafford are here right after this. >> love them. nice goatee.
2:17 am
2:18 am
♪ get on the train. grammy-award winning band train is having a really busy summer with a tour and of course a performance right on our plaza. >> the band's latest album is called "california 37: mermaids of alcatraz tour edition." we've got two members of the group. pat monohan who you don't recognize and jimmy stafford. >> jimmy is right at home. when we started the chat, you did fit the profile. what did you think of dean wearing that thing earlier? >> i thought, dean, you're so handsome. how could anything make you not handsome, and it worked. >> let's take that thing off.
2:19 am
>> it's for real. >> how is this together? >> there'll be a small piece of your chin off. >> that's our segment. thank you. >> we got to talk about -- first of all, speaking of dressing up, a lot of people come watch you guys. and they come decked out. some in mermaid costumes. that's like a big attraction. what -- tell us, explain that phenomenon. >> well, our tour is calmed mermaids of alcatraz tour. at jones beach we had a sold out jones beach the other night. 15,000 people. >> can we just look at that picture? that is astonishing. >> that is so amazing. we were, like, so emotional about it. but lots of boys and girls dress as mermaids or pirates. a guy dressed up as an escaped convict from alcatraz last night. so it just gives everybody a chance to have fun. then the best costume. some of them get wheeled in in wagons because they have tails and everything. they get a better seat, the front row seat.
2:20 am
>> what's it like looking out in the audience and seeing -- you guys got emotional. explain why that was so important, jones beach. >> we've been coming to new york for so many years. and we've played jones beach many times as an opening act for other bands. always in the daylight with a half full place. and it was just so special to go back there on our own tour and play in the dark to a sold out show. it was amazing. >> every athlete, every actor, they all want to be rock stars. a lot of rock stars want to be something else. i mean, you guys are it. >> i'm good. >> that's what i'm saying. i want to be you guys. that's the way it should be. >> what's cool about this, too, we were just talking, your son who's 13 loves these guys. >> loves them. >> you look at your fan base and they range from, you know, young, 13, all the way up. >> that's my favorite part about the band. you know, i love when moms say, oh, my daughter loves you or you just said my son's a fan. i love that. i think it's awesome. i'd love to see your son and him say, man, my dad's a fan. we get a lot of that. a family can come. i'm not interested in cursing to
2:21 am
the cool kids or whatever. i just want to have fun with families. i think they're having a great time with us. >> you guys have a video. it's called "50 ways to say good-bye." it's hysterical, by the way. what's he doing in there? what's that? what's he doing? >> i don't know what he's doing. he did some stuff on the set, and we were like, what is he doing? that's why you have the hoff. >> why did you pick him? >> that's what you get. weird. >> there's a point of time where you start laughing in the middle of it. he tells me he was probably doing somethin-- >> he's the funniest guy around. plus he comes with two suitcases. one of his clothes and one of don't hassle the hoff shirts. presigned. >> we're going to play a game. try to guess the lyrics. a lot of people may know the lyrics. we may or not. we are ready for the first one. ♪ hey soul sister, hey there mister, mister on the radio, stereo, the way you move ain't fair you know ♪
2:22 am
>> it's a repeat. >> it's a repeat. ♪ hey, soul sister, i don't want to miss a single thing you do ♪ >> when? ♪ tonight >> we love you guys. thank you guys for coming to see us. you guys are hot. you're on fire. >> yes. definitely. coming up, sara gets invited to bobby flay's house in the hamptons. >> and flips over a private lesson in grilling. right after this. geico's defensive driver,ke 13. good student and multi-policy discounts could save you hundreds of dollus. engineer: uh geico's discounts could save you hundreds of "doll-ars." it sounds like you're saying "dollus." dollus. engineeif you could accentuate the "r" sound of "dollars." are...are... are... engineer: are... arrrrrr. arrrrr. someone bring me an eye patch, i feel like a bloomin' pirate.
2:23 am
geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. honestly, i feel like i nailed that. see, he's chewing his vitamins. new one a day vitacraves plus fiber is a complete multivitamin... plus a good source of natural fiber in a great tasting gummy for adults. 'cause who says healthy can't be fun! new one a day vitacraves plus fiber. 'cause who says healthy can't be fun! it'and free ourselves fromy we the harshness of bleach. lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. the secret, is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it kills 99.9% of germs and is family friendly. lysol. mission for health. what do you think about caffeine? we consume over two billion cups of coffee every week without a second thought. 5-hour energy has less caffeine than some starbucks coffees, plus it has vitamins and nutrients. it's simple... caffeine with vitamins and nutrients. it's the combination that makes it so great. before you make a decision, get the facts.
2:24 am
try a sip and find out why so many people love 5-hour energy.
2:25 am
2:26 am
♪ it is time for sara breaks out of the city. sara haines escapes to bobby flay's house in the hamptons. >> if you don't know how to grill, bobby flay is a pretty good way to start. >> that's right. since i didn't know the first thing about grilling i turned to bobby flay for a private lesson. >> hi! >> you actually came.
2:27 am
>> i did. >> i can't believe it. >> i heard i'm getting a grilling lesson. >> i had really needed that grilling lesson. i'd always been afraid of the grill. bobby, grill master, started with the basics. >> you turn the knobs to light. >> press it in. >> ooh! fire! >> want to make some burgers? >> yes. >> okay. pick up a burger. not like that. like, pick it up. >> it feels funny. >> when you throw a burger on the grill, what people do is they take the back of the spatula and press it down. but that's a bad thing. what's happening, you're squeezing out all that delicious juiciness inside. take your thumb. make a well in the middle of the burger. >> like that? >> yep. i'm going to season it with salt and pepper. put it on this side down. you're going to go like this. >> it sizzled. >> can you grab me a spatula real quick inside? >> inside. >> yep. >> in some houses you look in medicine cabinets.
2:28 am
when you're with bobby fla, you look in his refrigerator. a man after my own heart. we have a baseball bat. he couldn't mean this one. spatula, check. now i was feeling so confident that i was ready to make a burger just for bobby. can you put stuff in the burger patty? my sister always put onions and cheese in there. >> that's meatloaf. >> can you try it my way? let me separate it. this is how we do it in iowa. >> bad idea. give it a flip. >> give it a flip. woo! >> you're almost there. don't do that. >> i told you. i knew that. >> that's what you don't want to do. >> i didn't -- this is for mr. flay. but whoa! seriously be open about this. okay? i know you're going to prove your point that you don't like it. >> i would never do that. >> okay. >> it's very good. >> you didn't know what was coming. then you got cheese and onion.
2:29 am
>> no, i did. because you told me. >> it wasn't just burgers with bobby but lobsters and sausages and buns, oh my. what else can you grill? >> you can definitely grill fruits. there are certain fruits that grill better than others. like stone fruits. nectarines. >> stone fruits? >> yeah. with a stone pit in it. >> pit fruits. >> yeah. pit fruit. we're going to grill a mango. we're going to leave it in the skin. we're going to take some canola oil. just a little bit. we're going to put the mango, okay -- >> on the hot -- oh, meet. >> flesh side down. >> flesh side down. >> exactly. >> it's a little messy, but -- >> it's grilled mango. >> it's amazing. by the time my lesson was over, i realized i could get used to this grilling thing. >> that cabana boy, bobby flay, was cooking a lot from his new cookbook, "barbecue addiction." >> that was great. beautiful home, too. >> gorgeous. >> thank you, sara. how to be a confident curvy
2:30 am
girl and get more dates than your skinny friends. so there. a safari in our studio. watch corbin maxey and his amazing animals after your local news. >> nice.
2:31 am
2:32 am
♪ we're back on this try day friday with more of today. our guest host dean cain, who is helping me out today while kathie lee enjoys a little time off. let's face it. selling a house can be tough. adding a little curb appeal can help bring buyers right to your front door. >> curb appeal like this dress. bang. from landscaping to adding a porch, here to show you how to make your home a good first impression is designer genevieve gorder from hgtv. >> hi! >> we like this segment a lot. you show us a before and after. there are actually takeaway things you can do. changing the outside of your house can make a difference in the price. >> yes, it is like clothing, you have to bring people in, you have to seduce them.
2:33 am
>> i like this segment. >> let's take a look at our first house. tell us what -- how they could zhuszh this up a little bit. >> all right. >> here it is right here. >> okay. a little boring. it's a little naked. it's a great little cottage. probably built in the '30s. what's happening now is all the focus is really happening on these hedges which are a little rough. i'm asking to bring in some grays, some more contemporary colors and get it out of the '90s. bright yellow to the shutters. make it a little cuter. the door as well. >> flower boxes. >> lighting over the door is integral. you need to have that pause before you go in. evening out the hedges and bringing that flower box up to the top so your eye goes up to the top of the house. >> that does make a difference. >> otherwise the visual line is stuck where you don't want it to be. the bottom of that rough hedge. >> simple but worth a lot. >> so simple. not very expensive. >> it'll change the price of your home. >> yes. >> let's take a look at our second home. >> i love this house. >> beautiful. >> so cute. what's missing, it's just got this really short yard.
2:34 am
the bay looks a little overexposed. because you're really looking at the basement window instead of the beautiful bay architecture. my advice is to extend that porch over a bit. just a shallow porch and a little bit of porch furniture makes a big difference. house looks bigger. >> how much would a renovation like this cost somebody? >> this could be a couple thousand or do it yourself for materials under 1,000. >> what do you get in return? >> a lot of people coming to your house to look at it. and extra real estate where people are hanging out outside. when you're working with these older homes you need to make sure every square inch is absolutely utilized. bring in some extra color around the inner trim of each window gives an added sense of depth. looks a little more finished and less plain. >> it's funny how a little thing changes it. >> like framing. the eyebrow to the eye.
2:35 am
eye shadow, all ever this to emphasize the eye. >> the dress. >> let's go to the third one. >> are you blushing? >> yes. >> this always drives me crazy. i've seen this kind of house everywhere and it just looks wrong. >> why? what's wrong with it? >> i think what it is there's just too much brick. it's a bunch of grid. it looks cold. it's not inviting at all. so because this masonry is not prewar, i'm going to say to actually whitewash it. bring it up to today's standards. >> is that a huge process? >> it's painting your house. it's the same kind of thing. what it does, it takes a little bit of that scary away, that terracotta where it's overwhelming. bringing in the shutters. add a dimensional color of a charcoal. bringing this pallet of today here. really makes people feel welcome. getting that retaining wall in shark ol. >> you left the hefty bag here in the front. >> that's your graphics department. >> i like that. >> the wood garage door also
2:36 am
warms up the whole facade. hedges. don't want to see basement windows, ever. >> thanks, genevieve. >> thank you. what does it take to survive in the wild? >> corbin maxey shows us how clever creatures adapt. right after this. what do you think about caffeine? we consume over two billion cups of coffee every week without a second thought. 5-hour energy has less caffeine than some starbucks coffees, plus it has vitamins and nutrients. it's simple... caffeine with vitamins and nutrients. it's the combination that makes it so great. before you make a decision, get the facts. try a sip and find out why so many people love 5-hour energy. >> with hotwire's low prices, i can cross even more places off my travel wish list. this year alone, i hit new york and texas. see, hotwire checks the competition's rates every day so they can guarantee their low hotel prices. >> men: ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e,
2:37 am ♪ [ male announcer ] when not treated properly, your carpet stains can reappear. [ laughing ] [ male announcer ] try resolve stain remover, the formula penetrates deep into your carpet and removes stains so they don't come back. trust resolve. forget stains. donuts? ♪ you're cute. [ door closes ] [ female announcer ] new special k protein cereal helps keep you fuller longer. willpower. what will you gain when you lose? how ya doin'? mmm. [ birds chirping ] okay bye bye! [ female announcer ] help satisfy your hunger longer with special k protein bars and shakes. willpower. what will you gain when you lose?
2:38 am
2:39 am
2:40 am
♪ all right. it's time for "today's" call of the wild. which means we have a studio full of wild animals. you never know what can happen. >> these guys can be found at the lush ranch horse in central south america to urban areas of north america. maybe hanging out with bigfoot >> do you believe in bigfoot? >> actually, i do. don't tell my scientist friends. >> got to introduce you. >> wildlife expert. corbin maxey is here. he's going to tell us all about it. hey, babe. >> are you excited? >> i'm excited because i'm a little freaked by our first item. >> you guys have never had one on the show before. >> what is it? >> this is an agouti. many people have never heard of an agouti.
2:41 am
they are one of the most important animals in the rain forest. i'm serious. >> is it from the rodent family? >> yes, it is. do you smell that? smells great. the agouti -- we're actually going to talk about animal adaptation. they have extremely sharp incisors. they never stop growing. this animal is the only animal that can crack the brazil nut. >> she's doing it right now. fumble. >> hold on to it. what happens, these guys cash nuts, when there's tons of food available, they cash them. don't have a very good memory. that becomes a beautiful tree. >> you are -- that's wild. >> isn't that cool? >> no tail. >> they do. it's a dark little jelly bean. stick your fingers down there. >> no. i'm not putting my fingers down there. >> it's a dark little jelly bean. speaking about their hair -- do you want to touch it? >> no, i don't. i can see the jelly bean. >> will she bite me? >> i don't think so. you're good. >> i don't think so. >> this is so cool. they have -- talk about adaptation, an amazing thing, they communicate with urine. >> oh, god.
2:42 am
i'm out. >> i understand that. >> what they're doing, the mate ing ritual, the male will spray the female with urine. i'm serious. >> such a turn-on. >> corbin, there's a name for that there. >> it turns the ladies on. i'm going to hand the agouti off. we have our next animal here. the macaw. this is so cool. i'm going to show you an animal. this is fantastic. >> holy smokes. >> come look over here. >> what is that? >> this is -- >> nasty. >> it's a dinosaur. >> this is a mata mata. it does bite, hoda. this animal has an amazing adaptation. take a look. you guys want to hold it? >> no. >> it's covered with skin. it's covered with warts. this animal -- >> weird. weird. >> it's an amazing adaptation. it actually helps him survive -- no.
2:43 am
in his environment. also it senses the environment. >> he's looking at me. >> see the wrinkly guys? >> he wants something. >> the wrinkles there actually can detect fish in the environment which is amazing. they have an awesome way of actually eating their fish. take a look at how large their mouth is. >> all red underneath. >> hoda, get involved. >> here's the thing about it. this is an underwater animal. >> yes. under water. completely under water. >> good-bye. >> our next animal over here is a beautiful blue and gold macaw. >> that is beautiful. >> they have amazing -- let's turn him over here. amazing adaptations, okay? that beak, fantastic. you also have to watch your fingers. >> that looks sharp. >> that beak can open hard to reach nuts. also -- >> where do you find those? >> actually in northern parts of south america. amazing, they also of course have two toes facing front wards and two toes facing backwards. zygodactyl. this right here. >> oh, my gosh.
2:44 am
>> beautiful. >> thank you. >> this is a 14 week old bobcat kitten. >> that is cool. is she going to -- >> actually, she doesn't draw blood yet. >> she's thinking about it right now, though. >> a fantastic animal. one day she'll get just a little bigger. about twice the size of a house cat at about 18 pounds. they're one of the most adaptive -- >> back off, barbie. >> she's just licking everything. >> they can live in a variety of different environments. you mentioned that. they're actually found in north america. they can be found in deserts, mountains, scrub lands, even urban areas. >> what do they eat when they're young like this? >> actually she's starting to get weaned off, she doesn't want to get weaned off but she needs to. five months, birds, rodents, squirrels. >> corbin, thank you, sweetie. great animals. a curvy girl's guide to being the woman every man wants. >> ouch. next!
2:45 am
i'll be the judge of the curvy girl right after this. definitely. >> good morning to you, i've got your weather channel forecast, tracking where the storms are going to be today. starting off the weekend with wet weather at times from florida and the southeast to the ohio valley, starting to sneak into the northeast. the departing storm will have a few lingering showers in maine, otherwise that moisture coming up from the south for the southwest. things warming up as well from new york to boston, lower to mid 80s. still warm in the southeast despite the storms there, and the southwest also warm with some storms. then for sunday, that front's going to push into, in earnest, into the northeast and possibly showers. southwest still seeing those
2:46 am
showers. still hot to the south, cooler to the north. look at these temperatures. on sunday you'll be dealing with 70s in the great lakes, feeling more like fall than the summer season. showers throughout the middle part of the country on monday. northeast of new england still seeing some rain. on tuesday, more spotty showers throughout parts of the mississippi valley, into the southeast, the upper midwest and north of minneapolis, chance for showers. wednesday, it's going to be parts of of the southeast and parts of the mid atlantic with showers, warming back up. hot in salt lake city and the inner mountain west, with highs into the upper 90s. on thursday, few showers entering the pacific northwest which has been extremely dry, warm, and pleasant summer for you. along the i-95 corridor in the southeast, another chance for showers and thunderstorms, upper 70s to around 80. weekdays on the weather channel, you can wake up with al.
2:47 am
could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. yep, everybody knows that. well, did you know some owls aren't that wise? don't forget i'm having brunch with meghan tomorrow. who? meghan, my coworker. who? seriously? you've met her like three times. who? (sighs) geico. fifteen minutes could save you...well, you know. putting up with those annoying period symptoms? general pain relievers, like advil, only treat cramps, but midol has three active ingredients to take care of that...
2:48 am
and fatigue and bloating. because you deserve better.
2:49 am
♪ the dating world can be an intimidating one. especially if you're unhappy with your body. we are about to change that, ladies. >> here to get you off the couch and out on the town no matter what the scale says is kat bacon. yes. >> kat is the author of "get more dates than your skinny friends: a curvier girl's guide to conquering the competition." >> hello. >> how are you? >> when it comes to dating it's already intimidating enough. people size you up immediately just by looking at you. >> absolutely. >> you figured out a way, it's much more than that. it's a lot about confidence. >> yes, it is. absolutely. what my book is, is about confidence and -- and knowing that you are amazing just the way you are right now. so there's a lot of girls out there that think, i have to lose those 20 pounds or whatever that number is for that person, in
2:50 am
order to be happy in life and dating. really that's just not the case. it's about confidence and knowing who you are and feeling comfortable in your own skin. >> do you think that? >> no doubt. no question. as a person who dates -- me. that confidence is amazing. certainly my thoughts differ now at 40s than it was at 20-something. >> would you date a curvy girl if she had confidence. >> i would and have. and might again. >> listen to this. >> getting the confidence is not an easy thing. if you're constantly adjusting your outfit or you don't feel good, it's hard to walk in a room and say -- it's hard to convince yourself of something that you may not believe. >> it is. it is. >> what should you do? what are some ways? >> what i have people do is write down the things that they like most about themselves. so a lot of times you're thinking, i don't like anything about myself. really think about it. do you have nice hair? do you have a nice smile? do you have a great sense of humor? write those things down and commit them to memory. so when you walk into a room and you're starting to feel like all
2:51 am
these other girls are skinnier than i am, you just have to remember. what is great about me? hold your shoulders back and look forward and just have confidence. >> what if you go up to a guy and you have confidence and he totally ignores you? you go up and he's not looking at you. he's looking at the person behind you or your friend. >> yes. >> or something like that. that can be -- that can blow away any confidence you might have gathered up. >> yes. in that instance, i say next. >> yes. good call. >> you need to flirt. you need to be good at flirting. if you're sitting, you're flirting -- i'm flirting with dean here. he's just looking away from me. looking behind me. looking at my girlfriend. >> or looking at me? i'm kidding. >> looking at hoda. you say i'm not his cup of tea. that's okay. think about all the guys that come up to you and they're not your cup of tea. that doesn't mean it's because you're curvy. when i was younger i always thought if i didn't get the guy it was because i was too curvy. it's not. >> if a girl approaches you in a bar or something, are you -- are
2:52 am
you open or are you one of these guys -- i think a lot of women, they don't know what to do. they walk up to a guy in a bar. say hello. strike up a conversation. do you think it's a good plan for someone? >> i personally like that. if you have a conversation with somebody you start to get to know that person versus just looking at them from across the way. that's a whole different kind of attraction. >> if you're not attracted right away -- >> you can get more attractive. >> a pretty girl can talk herself ugly real fast. they really can. it can happen. i've seen it. >> it's happened. >> and the opposite is true. >> your book is full of great ideas and great tips. thank you for being with us. >> thank you so much. >> really, really appreciate it. >> appreciate it. "america's got talent" hits radio city. the music hall right across the street. >> a fun filled trip down the red carpet. first, this is "today" on nbc. >> it is.
2:53 am
2:54 am
2:55 am
2:56 am
♪ "america's got talent" has been live this week from radio city across the street from us. >> to spotlight the event, ben aaron made his way on to the red carpet to check in with the judges and some contestants. >> reporter: the red carpet is full of flashing lights as judges and contestants come to radio city for "america's got talent." these women were excited.
2:57 am
before we talk to the many contenders, i had to speak to the man i will look like in 20 years. howard stern. this is the first time since your bar mitzva you've worn a suit. >> got to get dressed up on a special occasion. this stage, radio city music hall, very important. >> state your name and your talents. >> collin. i'm a 16-year-old magician. >> a.j. leblanc. television. >> i'm television. >> i'm here with the guys who used to beat me up in high school. who's the judge you're most nervous about performing in front of? >> howard stern. >> we're huge howard stern fans. we knew we wanted a rock band. >> i can do one key in a rock sounding voice. ready? >> let's do it. [ screaming ] >> it was like a steven tyler pitch. >> it was steven tyler. i'm just warning you. i'm not going to hear a word you say because heidi klum is right behind you. i'm focusing on her the entire time. >> you know what's weird? i'm focussing on her looking this way. >> you have any talents anybody doesn't know about. german accent. who's going to win tonight.
2:58 am
[ speaking in foreign language ] >> you heard it here first. why does he get to wear the dress and you don't? >> self-explanatory. started with tattoos. >> dude, i'm blond, man. i get the dress. >> i don't even want to talk in this microphone right now. i just want to eat your head. >> in this space without moving your feet, what can you do? do you have any talents nobody knows about? secret talents? >> yes. i've got hidden talents. >> tell them now. >> actual hiding. >> nick, we've asked all the judges what their talents are. you have many. one of the best are tie knots. >> you want a double windsor? >> is this a nick cannon tie? >> it's a nick cannon tie. >> here's a double windsor. it's a little short. >> i want the tag on. give me a little dimple. you're a smooth criminal. >> all right. that was ben aaron. moving on to the semifinals are
2:59 am
collin's key, the magician and krista brothers. the guy in the dress. "america's got talent" airs tuesday and wednesday at 9:00/8:00 central on nbc. we're also doing a college shout out. if you're college students and you think, man, we're just like kathie lee and hoda, send us your video. we'd like to see you. we need entries. >> that's right. send us a photo and a video under a minute, telling us how your friendship is just like kathie lee and hoda. >> without using alcohol. >> no alcohol. you can't do that. >> one winner and their counterpart, you'll be picked up. you're going to san diego at the kona kai resort. it's a free trip. send us your videos. i want to thank dean cain. we had a fun two days, didn't we? >> very fun. thank you. >> wasn't that nice? >> i love being here. >> kathie lee comes back next week. actor bill paxton, edward james, all of us will be here. >> also actress paula patton. >> love her. >> easy on the eyes. >> have a great weekend. you're always looking. see you later, everybody.
3:00 am
i feel so good about this. with fashion designer john varvatos. >> i had my family. jeff: the mentor's tips for your man. what did you call it? >> imperfectly perfect. jeff: the dramatic before and after showdown. boy band, anyone? plus, he's making over our very own stage manager, pete! here's pete now. [ applause ] hello, hello! roll it! [ cbs television distribution ] jeff: a little about me. i'm recently married. i work with my wife on this show. and i'm learning how to be a dad to two amazing kids in a blended family. i'm hosting a talk show 'cause there's


info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on