On the Today Show this morning, Meredith Vieira played a video game designed to show the dangers of driving while distracted. Among those dangers: cursing on air. Video inside.
Betsy Burns, author of The Female Fan's Guide to Football, came on to discuss "the basics" for poor, confused ladies who want to seem "with it" during Sunday's Super Bowl.
Amongst her tips were knowing the colors of the teams, and "lingo" you can use to make the menfolk believe you care about the game. Don't worry though, she doesn't expect women to be able to understand a point spread.
While discussing Matt's interview with Michelle Obama on "Roses and Thorns," Matt asks Meredith where her thorn is. We assume she thought her mic was off when she replied right before commercial break, "in my butt."
Meredith Vieira and Matt Lauer share more than a studio at Rockefeller Center—they're both celebrating their birthdays today, too. (She's turning 56; he's 52.) Embattled nightlife entrepreneur Amy Sacco is 42. Fox News' Sean Hannity is turning 48. LeBron James is 25. Allen Grubman, the mega entertainment lawyer and father of Lizzie, turns 67 today. Patti Smith is 63. Comedian Tracey Ullman is 50. WCBS reporter Marcia Kramer is turning 61. Movie director Bennett Miller is 43. Norman Goodman, the city's county clerk and the man responsible for sending you those jury summonses on a regular basis, is 86. Actress Eliza Dushku is turning 29. R&B singer Tyrese is 31. Former madam Heidi Fleiss is turning 44. And a golfer by the name of Tiger Woods is celebrating his 34th birthday today.