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from nbc news, this is with kathie lee gifford and hoda. it's january 15th. and we are happy you are with us. i'm happy -- >> i love him. >> what a talented guy, he can do anything. >> the voice of the simpsons. >> he stole "the bird cage ". you forget who else was in that.
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>> he that is a cool project about fatherhood. and we will talk with him. >> elvis duran is with us, before we tell you who the artists are, we will play it and you may recognize it, because it's in a lowe's tv commercial. let's watch. ♪ this is going to be the best day of my life ♪ >> wow, they are cute. >> and they are called the american authors. >> and they are going to be here with us? >> that's the lowe's store? >> i was like, lowe's. >> spelled differently too. >> lowe's is ll-o-we-. >> big story on the front page.
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it's the sex scandal but not here. it's in france. he was seen on the back of a motorcycle with a helmet on. >> motorcycle. sneaking off to see his lover. >> lover. >> she is an actress. >> anyway, named julie guyete. >> is that right? >> they are not really married. >> he has a history. he has a history. he's got a little badggage, lik
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four children with a wife that he left for another one. he left a woman, he left her for the journalist he has been living with who was being referred to as the first lady of france and now is he is with the one that is 18 years younger. >> and why are we surprised? he held a press conference and basically said, it's none of your business, he somehow said he was coming to the white house for a meeting and he was going to decide which of these two the coming with him. >> it's like it's a game show or something. i'm going to let you know in a month what my answer is to that question. so, i just think it's -- here's the thing. and only in europe could this happen. the man, or toronto, the men's popularity has gone up two points and he is in the 20s.
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so, he is, you know -- >> well the french don't seem to care that much about it. >> no. no. >> there was a french woman that made a comment. let's listen. >> in america, in england, to lie is a very bad thing. in france, to lie is a bad thing as well, but not that much. [ laughter ] >> just a little bit. oh, that's funny. all right, i'm out of french. so we have to move on. that is all i know. >> i can't believe he was able to on get on a motorcycle in the dark of night. >> where is the secret service? >> can you imagine president obama getting on a motorcycle in the middle of the night and sneaking off. how does that happen? >> maybe they were lurking somewhere else and maybe they were in on it. we don't know. he likes the same type. >> just hurt my voice.
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>> jimmy fallon was on last night with bruce springsteen, anyway, jimmy seems to be a fan of chris christie, and bruce, who you know, christie is a big fan him too, they had fun at chris christie's expense. take a look. ♪ ♪ ♪
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♪ >> jimmy does it, and that's really nobody does it in late night does it. bodes well, it's one month from the day or night that jimmy is going to premier as the host of the "tonight show." he just released a brand new promo that might look a little familiar. >> what are you doing? >> we are bringing "the tonight show" back to new york. >> quit walking like that. >> i can't help it. >> premiers february 17th. >> i love the bee gees.
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♪ you can tell by the way i move my -- ♪ >> my voice is better somehow now. isn't that amazing. before i heard it -- >> this is nausiating. >> here is why, her name is jacqueline, she confessed that she is -- >> on her blog. >> a little al crunchy mama. which tells you something. she stopped because she was worried about the chemicals and she was so -- here is her before photo. oh, no. when she was using shampoo and then she found the organic stuff too expensive so she decided to use baking soda and apple cider vinegar and it took her color out and now she just rinses it with water.
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>> look at the picture with the baby. i'm not trying to put the lady down, after two days, a head starts to smell. to me. >> i have gone -- that is what i'm saying, the longest i have gone without washing my hair. i think i've gone seven did is. look, sometimes, you know, you get this -- >> everybody's head is different. >> i have dry hair. if i wash every day, it would look crazy. >> let's do it just to see. >> that's exactly what it would look like. >> everyone's hair is different. honest, it does start to smell if you do not wash parts of your body. >> you could use dry shampoo, but she doesn't wash. >> does she wash anywhere else? your whole body, you know. >> maybe there's -- >> you didn't think this through, did you? >> i did not think about not washing all over your body.
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>> she said she uses water twice a week and rinses off. >> what did they do before there was shampoo. >> the point then was everyone stunk. you see? cave man times before all these things, hoda, everyone smelled like everyone else. when you have a bunch of people that use deodorant and you are the one that shows up from the swamp -- >> right. >> right. >> we are joined now with a special guest, she wished she could have been here to have wine with us. maria shriver is here. >> we went from the worst hair to the best hair in the world. >> ever. >> ever. >> ever. i have been sitting here listening to your conversation. whoa! >> what do you think? >> i'm just, like i have to take it all in. i don't know whether to talk about the french situation, the hair, jimmy fallon. there's so much. >> we are nbc news after all. we try to take responsibilities
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seriously. >> so you were supposed to do my podcast with me yid lady. and you gave me the best excuse that anybody has given me yet, which was i have to go to the white house. you really did have to go to the white house. >> i didn't mean to name drop, unless i had to present the shriver report to the president of the united states. >> that i understand. >> what are you hearing from people that i got a lot of feedback since this started. >> we got huge feedback. the president said he understood the issues as the son of a single mother and who had lived part of the family living paycheck to paycheck. the doing it all help-a-thon is big on twitter and people are on saying this is my life. it's not necessarily people all reaching for the glass ceiling and wanting to run in to the -- men and women are looking for a
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foundation to stand on and help to navigate their lives as bread winners and care takers. men find themselves doing it all. and they take care of kids with special needs, and they need to be bread winners. >> in our next segment, we will talk to some of the people that are taking questions and we will hear what the folks at home have to say. maria, thank you. >> thank you, thank you, can't wait to come see you girls. >> we are fun. >> we are. >> all right. >> we have to wonder why the comments are sitting in front of us. >> these are designer okay? >> this was designed by monique, it's beautiful. it is fancy. >> and the colorful one is by hat design eer kim, the councilf
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designers of america are trying to mark the super bowl. frank would not wear it. 100% of the proceeds go to the nfl foundation. the auction starts today on blo bloopingdale's.com. >> american authors are the artist of the month and hank is here. came to play, hank azaria. [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth. i have the flu, i took medicine but i still have symptoms. [ sneeze ] [ male announcer ] truth is not all flu products treat all your symptoms. what? [ male announcer ] nope, they don't have an antihistamine. really? [ male announcer ] really. [ dog whine ] but alka-seltzer plus severe cold and flu speeds relief to these eight symptoms. [ breath of relief ] thanks. [ male announcer ] you're welcome. ready? go. get it! [ male announcer ] can't find theraflu, try alka-seltzer plus
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oh. let's go. from the crack, off the backboard. [ laughs ] dad! [ laughs ] whoo! oh! you're up! oh! oh! so close! now where were we? ok, this one's good for two. score! [ male announcer ] share what you love with who you love. kellogg's frosted flakes. they're gr-r-eat! >> it's still a tv career, and 25 years on the simpsons. now, hank azaria is in the role of his life, he is a dad. >> and he can't get out of it. >> it's a job -- he explores his journey in the new docu-series, it's called "fatherhood."
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out on aol today. >> i feel about kids how i feel about most people. most are more annoying. children are no exception, they are annoying short people. my girlfriend and i have been together for a bunch of years. the question was left to us, do we get married and have a kid? i started the journey of asking everyone i could see, my friends my poke buddies. experts, asking them, why did you want to be a father? what is so great about it? and in the middle of all that, we got pregnant. >> oh, my gosh. >> hello! surprise! >> how are you? >> what was your initial reaction, by the way, welcome. >> thank you very much. >> and what was your initial reaction? >> my initial reaction, believe it or not to that is captured on camera. which you see a bit of in the series. we were shooting this and my dog of 16 years started to die. and the day we put her down we
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found out we were pregnant. and we were shooting all this rather insanely. >> wow, wow. >> so you had a double whammy, your pain and agony from losing a beloved pet and the joy, maybe. >> you don't know until that moment how you are going to really feel and it was a big joy reaction. you know, but i'm -- i want to be clear, it's not a reality series -- >> about you? >> -- it's not, and it's about fatherhood and talking to people about it and peppered with our life. >> you were babies was born very prematurely? >> 30 weeks? >> yes, ten weeks early. >> 2.5 ounces. >> wow. >> wow. >> there he is. >> he is in a fight for his little life when you barely met him. he was -- he was okay. he was seven weeks there in the nicu, you see him there, for me,
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it -- i had a lot of selfish concern cans. even in the pregnancy like how is it going change my life. and when you are faced with what if he is not okay. that put it all in context. i'm just grateful he is already. >> what lessons do you learn about the other dads. >> kevin bacon had some of the best advice. before we were -- i can't believe we were pregnant or not. it was early in the process. and he said, the phases will drive you up a wall. remember whatever phase the kid is in, whether you love it or hate it. it will pass. they don't tell you that. you know, he is not going to be like this forever. >> no, he will take a break and come back as a teen. and go through another one. it's true. >> so this is a new hank azaria.
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>> there's debate in my family. >> you are so pretentious. >> this is out right now on aol, right? >> yes. >> and when you have your second child, you can do it from katy's perspective. >> if she wants. she has been sweet putting up with cameras. my lovely wife, we are married now. >> thanks for coming to see us. >> this is the kind of thing i would love to watch. >> you can catch the first episode, now, we said it on aol.com. >> we are playing a fun game of who knew. >> do i have to go across the street? >> you do. >> and we've gather experts to give you information on everything that you can think of. s. like, if you could save hundreds on car insurance by making one simple call,
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if you haven't heard the today show along with maria
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shriver she's been hosting a help a on this. >> we've received overwhelming e-mails from women needing expert advice. there's no better place to get it. we're surrounded by experts. valley is a life coach. dr. raj and carmen wam. we know you're all constant guests on our show. we love having you. first for you valerie, a lot of women feel guilt. they feel they're not cutting it for everybody, always on the bad end of. that what do you say to them? >> every single viewer i get e-mails from is guilt. guilt they're not doing enough, not spending enough time with kid, should cook more meals. it's important to know guilt indicates you're doing something wrong. a lot of people need to change expectations. having a messy house is really
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okay. >> see. fine. i like valerie. >> and you need to spend time with kids. >> hoda you have no excuse. >> what are other things people are talking about. a serious issue is depression. >> i get a lot of medical questions. it's not the health issue but depression that comes with it. some feel of course i'm depressed, i have a serious medical problem. that doesn't mean it's not a treatable issue. treat the medical issue but also see someone about depression. see someone to give you counsel, medication or both. i always refer them to exercise. it has benefits. >> what are you hearing from people? >> overwhelming feeling of generational caring and issues with physical health and how do i manage to do what i need to
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do? i'm suggesting to many people they try to focus on what they need themselves. their self-care even if taking minutes to do deep breathing, refocus, have one to three goals they can accomplish that day and not feel overwhelmed. >> a lot of women take care of everybody. not just kids, siblings, ageing parents. it's a big financial burden to be the one bringing in the money or being unemployed. they need to find the resources to help them. >> how much is complicated because of the economy? >> absolutely. >> thank you ladies. back to helping people. we'll be right back after this.
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we are back on wednesday. we are ready to play our game called "who knew." january is hot t month testing your knowledge on things to do with the letter "t."
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she is ready to hand out $100 to those that answer the question. those that don't get her cd. here to help me out the author of "kitchen confidence" and host of kelsey's essentials on the cooking channel. hey. are you ready? >> i'm ready. >> we can finally hear you now hoda. all right miss wisconsin. is it true or false, tea is the most consumed beverage in the world after water? >> true. >> took you a while, but you are right. >> so more than coffee? >> absolutely. according to sources tea is the most consumed beverage after water. there's varieties, green tea, black tea, herbal teas. people are starting to cook with teas. tea smoked salmon all over the place.
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>> okay. i didn't know about that. >> richard branson is here and a huge fan of the show. this gentleman is from baltimore. we're having a tough day. this is for you. in the song "do-re-mi," how is di described? >> jelly and toast. >> he wanted this bad. richard, richard, richard. all right. so it's a drink with jim and bread. >> this is fun line from the song julie anders. she's teaching them how to sing. for most people it's a line you can't forget. >> most people. back to kathie. >> unless you want kathie lee's cd. all the way from new zealand. which american city, washington
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d.c., seattle, boston, chicago? >> is it washington? >> no. you can't get this in new zealand. this is good. >> she's got a harvard sweatshirt on. it's boston. >> most who spend time in boston know when you hear tea you don't think about a drink. you think about the transportation system. >> from san jose, in which sport do teams employ the "t" formation? >> football. >> it is indeed. the t formation. >> with the super bowl around the corner, we'll dress up on football facts. it's an offensive formation the quarterback in the center gets in a t shape with his running backs. >> look at you fancy knowing that. >> that's right hoda. in golf, what is a tee shot? first taken on a hole, last shot before par, shot from the rough, or penalty shot?
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>> it is the last shot before the par? >> you don't play golf, do you? you're going to love this cd. >> the correct answer is it's the first shot taken at the hole. >> it's the first shot or stroke taken from the golf ball. that's important to master. >> no kidding. up state new york, which letter in the greek alphabet looks like a t? >> theta? >> somebody was cheating. i won't say who. the correct answer is tau. that's most common of the greek letter. it's the 19th greek letter in the alphabet. >> where you from, please? >> ohio.
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which family dressed up as mr. t from halloween? >> al. >> he was unforgettable. thank you everybody. al was pay great mr. t. who could forget. >> maybe one of the best today show halloween costumes of all times. going to be tough to top in the future. >> thanks for being with us. kathie and i go head to head in the game of olympic trivia with gold medal speed skater. and we catch think new song from the author of the month. coming up after this. as a kid, i made a list of all the places i wanted to visit. i'm still not going to make it to mars, but thanks to hotwire's incredibly low travel prices, i can afford to cross more things off my list. this year alone, we went to the top of the statue of liberty... and still saved enough to go to texas-- to a real dude ranch! hotwire checks the competition's rates every day... so they can guarantee their low prices.
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it is that time we meet elvis duran's monthly pick. this single sl called saved my life. also trailers for two major films coming out. it's on the billboard top 40 already.
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tell us about it. hello elvis. >> here's the thing about american authors. this is different this month. you've already heard the song. it went gold. half a million of these have been sold. you've heard it on lowe's tv commercials, major league baseball featured this during the season. it was in that movie with that guy. >> yeah. >> walter mini guy. >> jim carrey? >> no. no ben stiller. >> you win your own cd. now warmed up to american authors. their album comes out in march. you met in college, dropped out of college and decided to make a band and make a run from it. >> where did you meet? >> berkeley college of music. >> you were all solid musicians. it's not like you were just
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hanging out. >> this is something you took up and learned quickly. i had been playing banjo two days. >> i love it. >> it's funny. when i brought the banjo into the studio and trying to play the song, i had been playing two days. our producers were like he can't do it. i was like give me a minute, i can do this. >> you didn't play guitar before that either? >> i still don't play guitar. >> did you know you had a hit when this song came out? >> we don't know right off the bat. it was five different parts of different songs put together. at first we were like this is strange. we gave it a few day, slept on it and came back to it. >> we are excited. we want to hear it. >> you'll say i've heard that. best day of my life.
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american authors. ♪ woo woo ♪ ♪ i had a dream so big and loud ♪ ♪ i jumped so high i touched the clouds ♪ ♪ i'm never going to look back ♪ never going to give it up ♪ please don't wake me now ♪ woo woo ♪ this is going to be the best day of my life ♪ my life-life-life ♪ ♪ this is going to be the best day of my life ♪ ♪ my life-life-life ♪ recalling outside my window i feel it in my soul ♪ ♪ woo woo ♪ woo woo woo ♪ this is going to be the best day of my life ♪
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♪ my life-life-life ♪ woo woo woo ♪ this is going to the best day of my life ♪ ♪ my life-life-life >> yeah. love it. so fun. by the way, so great live. sometimes you hear it on the record and go oh my it was better on the record. >> he does play the banjo. >> that was great. >> love you elvis. see you next month. >> okay. want to know the secrets to looking younger? we're going to grab another cup of coffee. that's the hint. three weeks until sochi, most decorated olympian is here, apolo ohno. on our count down to show
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on our count down to show which, the most decorate odd olympian in u.s. history. he's all ours. >> in 22 day, apolo will be
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covering the games in sochi for nbc. before he makes his way to russia, he decided to hang with us a little while. he wants to quiz us to see if we're ready for action. >> that's right. >> you're going to be there when matt hosts the opening. >> i'll be there the whole month of february. super excited. instead of buzzers we're going to ask you to hum the olympic fanfare. if you know the answer, hum that. >> okay. i got it. >> let's go. question number one. sochi is known as. wait, i don't know that. russian rivera, pearl of the black sea, florida of russia or d, all of the above? the pearl of the black sea? >> wrong. >> d is the answer, all of this above.
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>> i was going to say that. >> unlike other went olympic, this place is warm. it's off the coast and it's a resort. people there call it florida? those that have not been to florida. >> where will the olympic games be held in 2018? >> wait, is that winter ones? >> here are the answers. a, b, c, d. >> i say germany. >> wrong. the answer is c, south korea. no one got that. >> i like this question. question three, which of these olympians did not win on dancing with the stars. was it this gentleman here?
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was it b, c shaun johnson or d evan. did not win. >> evan. >> correct. he was second to oliver nicole. >> number four -- >> was that fun when you did dancing but won? >> i had fun but it was stressful. >> question four. if it's 12:00 noon in new york, what time is it in sochi. a, b, c, d? if it's noon here. >> it is a, 9:00 p.m. >> that's right. they're nine hours ahead. >> hoda is like what's going on? i have a large mouth. >> all right. i'm winning. we've got to get you on the board here. >> there might be a tiebreaker. who was the youngest athlete to win an individual gold medal at
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the winter games? a, b, c, d? >> i got it first. it is definitely hues. >> the woman lost, and i won. >> she was 15 years old when she won. >> do we have time for a tiebreaker. it's 3-0, go. >> no, we don't. >> that was it. >> there's a gift to the winner. you ready for this? >> oh you got it. we have this limited edition beautiful hat. you want to try? >> no. >> it won't fit her i promise you. let me try it on just to see. >> olympic action from sochi begins thursday february 6th followed by the opening ceremony
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friday near on nbc. >> guess what's next? another game. >> we're playing beauty miss or fact. we don't have to read any notes. >> i need it.
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you wake up and look in the mirror and see an extra crease in your neck or crow's feet. then the panic sets in. there are secrets to having younger looking skin. here to set it straight myths from facts, the editor from new beauty magazine. nice to see you. there are a lot of myths out there aren't there? >> there sure are. the shape of your face affects how it will age? >> myth.
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>> i'm going with fact. >> fact kathie lee. good start to the morning. good choice. depending on how you're going to age depends on the face. if you have a round face, notice difference in the cheeks and hollowness. if you have a square face you notice in the jaw line first. next one. moving on. collagen injections are still used to pump up the lips? >> i'm going with myth. >> that's a myth. it was never collagen. it was in the early 90s. now they do juvaderm. now it lasts longer and you don't have to do allergy testing. >> i don't like the lip injected. i don't think it looks good. >> you never know if they were. >> okay. good to know.
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caffeine is a good antiaging tool? >> fact. >> you both got this right. correct. >> great for body, great for face. it helps with skin care products not drinking coffee. number four, the majority of how your skin will age is genetics? >> myth. it's a very small portion. you cannot blame your mothers for this. it's the environmental factor, sun, how you take care of your skin. >> what about my butt, can we blame that on my mother? >> there's no line, no sun damage. you're not exposing. >> some do. >> bobby thomas' mother you know she's going to age well.
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>> it's their skin type that makes a difference swell. >> the best way to get vitamin d is through sunlight? >> fact. >> it's fact but only ten minutes a day. >> i say it's a myth. when you go out in sun you risk the sun exposure, potentially cancer. last one. in order to get the maximum nutritional seeds you should grind them up before adding them to food? >> fact. congratulations for the award. i was being facetious. have a great wednesday everybody.
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