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at dunkin', we make your coffee just the way you like it. if not, we'll make it again on the spot. that's the dd commitment. america runs on dunkin'. ben happy labor day. it is a beautiful day shaching up out there. looking at flushing meadows. the site of the us open underway now in the second week. kerry: it is going to be a great day for tennis day. the serena and venus much up tomorrow. ben: serena is on the cusp of making history. venus, do you play easier on your sister? kerry: no, i think they are both
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going to try their best. ben: serena is playing the best in years. >> we have a couple of big guests. one of the giants of the literary world and out with his first novel in 7 years. the first work of fiction in quite some time. >> looking forward to that interview coming up. also, a performance from the group the ludlow thieves and getting a lot of play. >> their music the great and very nice individuals as well. and the west indian parade is kicking off this morning. we are celebrating with our own dj in the studio. dj norrie is here and performing at the parade today. how are you?
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>> kerry: kick it off for the celebration of the west indian parade. >> ben: they have fantastic music and food as well. robert moses is along the parade route in crown heights. hi, robert. > reporter: good morning to you. never have i felt so under dressed and under dressed all at the same time. look at the beautiful costumes. we promised you the work going into them and we delivered on the promise. this is what you are going to see when the parade begins in two hours. it is starting a block away from here along eastern parkway. i want to talk about the costumes and joining me delissia. look at the costumes and talk about the significance and the
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work going into them. >> the costumes are really amazing and a work of art. usually they start off with a creative concept or a theme and the designer sketchs that out and the material is brought in from around the world and hundreds of people sit down and cutting out the temp plates and putting them together. a lot of manpower, people are employed, a lot of material is brought in, it is amazing economic for the community as well. >> reporter: these have to be very well made to hold up for the whole day and they are not cheap, right? >> they are affordable, starting
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at $400 and going up to $5,000. some going up to $15,000. >> reporter: exkies me for a minute, kay, you have been the queen of the parade for the past six years and what is this here? >> i'm wearing two tone color, which is red and color on one side and blue and silver on the other side and i'm presenting two birds, which is african, the prosperity. so i'm protraying in that order. beautiful. >> thank you. > reporter: this is loraine. talk about the significance of
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the costume. >> well, the blue one is water. the white is sky, and i represent caribbean sunset. we show we are one culture, one people, one island and we have a melting spot here in brooklyn for the caribbean culture. >> what does it feel like wearing all the feathers and what it is like to march in the parade every year? >> i feel beautiful. i feel gorgeous, it is beautiful to be with many different types of people. i love it. >> by the way, i got to take a picture with them. i am certainly the ugly duckling here. you are symbolizing a water
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fall, how was this put together here? >> well, it came in the concept of representing different types of water in the islands and the color of the blue going to one shade to another going down. if you think of a water fall, dark, light and white. >> i love it. the last thing, what does it mean to be part of this, and what are you hoping that people take away from the celebration every year? >> well, what i hope is that people come to realize that carnival is not just fun and think fun and games, it is a representation of our culture as a whole and showing our history and one thing, one day, it is giving us a chance to let the people see us as we see ourselves. >> reporter: something like a million people will be lining
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eastern parkway and seeing the costumes and hear the music and eat the food. it is great to be a part of this. thank you so much. thanks for bringing these people by and letting us see these costumes. they are beautiful. the parade at 11:00 this morning and concluded ing at grand army plaza at 6:00 p.m. tonight. don't look at me, look at them. back to you. >> they are looking gorgeous, i'm disappointed in you, i thought you had have a costume on. >> reporter: rumor has it i have a t-shirt on the way. kerry: thanks, robert. open. ben: serena is facing off
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against venus later the week. morning. it is a beautiful morning, duke. duke: yes, beautiful. serena and venus won yesterday and they are facing off in the quarter finals tomorrow here in flushing meadows. serena is chasing the calendar grand slam and trying to be the first to do it since 1988. other big matches as well. novak won last night and federer in action tonight and facing john isner. other things are going on here, i caught up with layla, boxer and a mom and trying to get the kids active and get out and play.
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this is child obesity awareness month and we spoke about getting the kids involved in a different sports. >> children should be active in the sports and the usta has been leading getting the families active with their children. we have epidemics in childhood obesity and september is awareness month and the usta is hosting events to get the kids out and active. duke: now that i'm a parent, you can see that your child emulates you and what do you say to other parents out there? >> it is important to live by example. i think that getting kids involved in sports at a young early age is important. it is not important about being great at the game, it is about
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being active. >> multiple sports. we see kids focussed on just one sport now, play tennis, play soccer, play baseball, football. >> tennis is funny, i played tennis growing up and i was never great about it. what i love now, there are smaller rackets and shorter courts and bigger balls. i just want to mention, yes, it is more fun. they are doing events all over the country. go to youth tennis.com and find out where to play. duke: just a lot going on here at the united states tennis center. that is the story from outside
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of the united states national tennis center. ben: duke, thank you. kerry: it is a ut a beautiful day out there. another thing, take mike up on right? mike: please. it is a great day to do something outside. have someone grill for you. it is a beautiful day coming up. now. it is nice and quiet. get out and enjoy the time out there with the family. dew points 63 at central park. 75 degrees is the actual temperature at newark. 67 is the temperature in allentown. 74 bridgeport. 75 montauk. temperatures are above normal. normally this time of the year 79 degrees. dew point, this number dropped
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down just a hair at 62 central park. 64 newark. 63 belmar. the dew points are hanging in the range of getting sticky outside. it is worse as the days are to come and a southerly wind and bringing in the clouds and the moisture and the heat and humidity building up. ahead of the cold front that is dropping into the town and that takes two and a half days to get here. for now good. high pressure is in control. nothing is going on here for the next 24 hours or 48 hours. a southerly wind and clouds are returning here headed to wednesday. not too much is happening in terms of rain for us until we get to later on wednesday and thursday when the cold front and more of the moisture is feeding up to the northeast and the tristate. some showers at that time. leading up to it, nice and dry,
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especially today. weekend. if you are going to the beach or boating, it is a great day for it. the only challenge, a moderate risk of the rip current. we have had issues, and end it on a safe note. if you are seeing someone out there in trouble, watch out for them. often times the life guards are backing down it is because it is coming to the end of the season. sunny skies and up to 84 midday, up to 88. we could use the rainfall, but it is not happening. we can looking at the 7 day, 88 today. 90 tomorrow. sticky tomorrow as well. staying sticky tuesday through thursday and the best chance of rain on thursday. not looking like it is taking us
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out of the deficit. cooler headed to sunday this upcoming weekend. happy birthday to tina. you are checking us out this morning. and happy labor day to you as well. ben: thank you, mike. we are honored to be joined by voices in comp temporary art. author. >> the first novel in 7 years. thank you for being us here on "good day new york." such an honor to meet you. >> thank you. >> tell us about the book and what inspired you to write it? >> it is a like a fairy tale of new york. it is about the monsters.
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no, i thought, i arrived here 16 years ago, and when you come you bring in the baggage, like a bunch of stories and literary, stuff of where you come from and that was india and there is a wonderful tradition of fairy tale and fables and let me see if i unpack the bags and let it loose on manhattan what would happen. it is kind of a sort of war of the world story. it is suggesting another world where the genies live. >> you add up the knights and this, you start by saying much of what is written about the genies is wrong.
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>> well, they are not like barbara eden. they are terrifying creatures and powerful, and they are ancient stories. sort of pry mortal tales of terrible creatures. ben: you have the characters with unique powers, it is almost like a super hero franchise in the making. >> i hope so. hollywood, are you listening? it is also, the thing is, at the heart of it, a heroin rather than a hero. i have a female character at the heart of the book and princess who is one of the good guys, she's not liking the fact that her colleagues are devastating
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the earth and she actually comes to the defense and falls in love with earth people on the way. >> there is a character in the book, a 12th philosopher and that has special meaning in your family. >> he was a very interesting figure and lived in spain, he tried to change the philosophy of his time away from what we call fundamentalism towards a much more rational logic based moderate kind of philosophy and my father was so impressed with his thought and he channinged the family name. my grandfather changed the family name out of respect for him.
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then i found that out and dad was right. >> there are a lot of under currents in the plot about what is going on in the modern world today, the battle between societies of reason and fundamentalism and science, i want to ask you about a couple of current events, a lot of in the news about the deal with iran and the possibility that the u.s. could open and normalize the sanctions, you were a subject of a faya and called for your murder and what do you think about opening up iran? >> i have a some what complicated view of that. what i think, we have tried war, it is almost the 14th anniversary of 9/11 and we have tried war and it is not working so well for us.
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the world is not a safer place because of the ventures. so i think, you know, try peace. the test is really that is only the test in doing of it if the iranians keep to their side of the agreement, then it is a good agreement but the question is how much will they and will they be transparent and allow the inspections and do all of that. i don't know. >> nobody knows. >> something i want to ask you about, you were active on social media and you have a million followers on twitter and what is that like interacting in that way? >> it is kind of fun. a million sounds a lot. i was on tv last week with justin bieber. i like it because if you are a
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writer, it is not like being a performer and seeing the audience. if you are a writer you don't have a lot of moments interacting with the readers. twitter is a self-selecting group. it is nice to talk to them. ben: one more question, do you have a concern that free speech is threatened in the world today? you spoke out after the shootings in paris and saying that these people had nothing to apologize for and some saying they should apologize because of offending. > put it like this, what would a respectful cartoon look like? no such thing. if we are such things in the world just deal with it. i do think that there, it is a bad moment for free speech. it is being attacked around the
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world. violence. here is the problem is political correctness. trigger warnings and books and universities, that is a dangerous way to go. if you are, you know, i can't do my job unless i have freedom of speech and one of the reasons we came to live in america is because of the first amendment, it is the most valuable thing about america in the world and that is the great guarantee of the freedom of speech. >> the book is out tomorrow. thank you for coming in. off couple of signings, tomorrow night 7:30-9:30 in brooklyn. next week... upper west side. nice to have you here. >> thank you.
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>> still to come, in-house dj performing this morning. >> he's headed to the west indian day parade later this morning but spinning tunes for us right now.
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ben: he's one of the hottest dj's of the caribbean music. he's joining us in the studio this morning. dj norrie. >> >> right now he's here on "good day." so you are from east flat bush jing? >> i grew up in west indian community. >> what is the pa rated and the celebration mean to you? >> it is all jen res. everyone is coming together with a big festival. showing the creativity from your island. it is like crazy, all fun though.
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>> what can the fans expect to hear? >> what i do on sundays. >> nice way to end a sunday night tune into you, 8-10 p.m. we'll have a listen. take it away. [music]
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>> very nice. >> awesome. getting us in the spirit and ready for the parade. >> come hang out with me. >> sounds good.
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>> later in the day at the west india day parade. >> keep it going. >> thank you. >> dj norie. thank you so much. >> still ahead, ashley graham and showing off the lang ray looks.
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ben: beautiful morning to be in flushing meadows. outside of the national tennis center. >> it is a great day and great week for tennis. serena and ve news tomorrow. >> yes, almost time for passion week in new york. many are showing the fashion lines as part of the 360 shows during the fashion week. >> one of the celebs, ashley graham, the first plus sized model is showing off her collection. she's here on "good day new york" to give us a preview of the line. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me. hard to believe summer is almost
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over. >> yes. fashion week is upon us. it is here, and you are showing your line, talk about the inspiration for the lingerie line. >> we really took from everything on the runway, my team goes to the runways and sees what is happening. we are not just giving you what you think you want but what is happening on the runway. a lot of strappy bondage and sexiness. >> what do you we have? >> first girl come on out. hit it. yes, girls. this is the sultry lingerie bra. this is doing very well. you don't see the bras in this size that is this sexy for this time of woman. get back here.
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she's looking good? >> she's looking great. i like the neckline of the bra. >> yes, if i have an open shirt, i wear it as a piece of the outfit. there is a lace that you don't see, roses, hearts, things like that. >> i love that as well. >> i wear it to the beach. >> i love it. >> thank you. >> gorgeous. what is next? >> come on out. the fantasy bra. so you see the straps on the top. they are detachable. during the day going to office, take it off. it is a thick band. i am about the support, style and sex appeal.
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it is hard to find a bra that is sexy, style and supportive all in one. i designed the line for that girl, i am her. >> what is this called? >> fantasy bra. >> what does that cost? >> the panties from $60 and the bras 75 to 80. next is chamise. i'm loving this music. this is the jade colored. the best thing it is a built in bra, throw it in the wash, air dry it. i did see a girl on the street that haddette tucked into jeans as an outfit. it is hard to find sexy and support in one for cup sizes
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double ds to g and h. >> other colors as well? >> yes, black. you were the first plus sized model in the sports i will llustrated and that is changing the game for the models? >> yes, you can do anything. i was told you are not going to be on the covers or have campaigns and i'm doing it. >> how are things taking off for you? >> they have completely changed. so many doors have opened for me, tv, movies, designing, it is amazing. i have just been on that ride and having a good time. >> new york fashion week. >> yes, my line. i'm so excited. this is the first time we are showing during new york fashion week and i'm walking. if you come, see me too.
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>> nice. >> are you closing or opening? >> yes, opening, closing, and designer. >> ashley, thank you for coming in. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> all right, still to come, duke may have met his match when it comes to working out. >> i don't know, stepping in the
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kerry: picture perfect view of lower manhattan. it is gorgeous out there. 74 degrees right now. ben: low humidity as well. kerry: good hair day. ben: yes, just because summer is winding down, doesn't meantime to neglect working out and duke is the workout feen and may have met his match. >> he stepped into the gym with former gladiator mike o ' hearn
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chlth you may remember him from the american gladiators and acting roles, but the real passion is working out and training clients. >> the philosophy is this, use as much as weight as for you, but on top of that, do the low reps and the high reps. it is about building the connective tissue and d bone density. >> i'm 42. you are 46. >> yes. as we get older do we have to change the way we work out? >> here are the myths, if i don't u stay consistent, you can stay younger longer. a that is what we want. you can be healthier longer and that is buying time. close the eyes and focus. this is it. insertion, boom. nice. keep it going like that.
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he stresses you must, must change up the workouts. rest. the body needs time to recover. the most important thing is nutrition. >> the thing that changes people is nutrition. it is 70% of this. it is. it is coming down to consistent with the nutrition and recovery of the new transition more than the weight lifting. if you give a hundred percent on the nutrition you will change. >> should men and women work out philosophy? >> i use the same when it comes to weight lifting. don't worry, women, you are not getting big really fast. nobody does.
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it is a slow process. elbows, hands on, now you are touching. >> he's been in the fitness 35 years and has a passion for working out, he's in the gim every morning at 4:00 a.m. like his friend harvey, kree creator and star of tmz. he's a beast on twitter and instagram. >> your clients are all over the country? >> all over the world. i interact with south america, australia, england and i meet them now, with as much as social media made me global, i'm travelling the world and meeting these people. >> nutrition is important. >> i feel like the nutrition
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part is harder. you just want to eat. thank you, duke. > still to come, ludlow thieves are local. their new ep skyline is out now. we have a perform coming up next.
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ben: you are listening to little music here from the ludlow thieves. by the way, now is the time to drive the bqe, nobody is on it. that is going to change in a couple of hours. >> yes, it is easy out there. >> they have performed for us and recorded a couple of numbers. i have tell you, they are great. they are becoming a big name. they are local. they have been selling out gigs like rockland music hall and the music haul of williamsburg.
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kerry: we love that song. it is a local group. >> that is called to travel. >> we have dj norie and he's hanging out with us and headed to the west indian parade. and tomorrow on "good day", a big show, wendy williams will be on. live in the studio on "good day" r "good day new york." check that out. "good day" will be right back.
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>> we have the facebook fan of the hour. we have two actually. you are looking great. to be a facebook fan of the hour, like our facebook page. >> now to forecast, last day of summer unofficially. >> mike: yes, enjoy it. we have a lot of birthday shout outs. priscilla is turning 17 years old. maybe you are headed to the beach or the sun or some place fun. ann, happy birthday to you.
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hope you have a fanl tasic one out there. lots of love out there. beautiful sunshine coming up for you. look at this, the temperatures jumped up and now 78 degrees at central park. 67 in allentown and the temperatures are warmer than normal. the average high 79 degrees. what's going on out there, the winds are coming up from theest southwest and transporting the heat and the humidity. it is not that bad out there with the humidity. the temperatures are going up and the humidity levels are working up. the high pressure is in control and sitting on top of us for 24 hours. not much changes here. we are keeping it mainly clear. we have a cold up to the northwest and dropping down the tristate region, closer from tuesday to wednesday and clouds
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are increasing on wednesday morning and showers are not popping up until we get to around wednesday night and into thursday and we have a best chance of rain out there. not today for the beach or the boat. re relaxing today. uv is up to 6. that is high but normal for this time of the year. moderate risk of the rip currents. this is the time of the year that life guards are scaled back. the humidity is kicking up a notch or two. kerry, ben, back to you. >> you are making a lot of friends with the great weather. >> yes. >> we are back with dj norie
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