The Gentlemen of The Today Show Cuddled in a Canoe This Morning

This morning on Today, Nick Offerman and his champion 'stache stopped by to promote their — I assume the 'stache wrote at least a couple chapters — new book Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Fundamentals for Delicious Living. To make the outdoorsy Offerman feel at home, the Today Show staff had another one of their… »10/01/13 11:40am10/01/13 11:40am

Al Roker's Vines Are the Best-Worst Vines on All of Vine

A lot of people worried about the future of Vine — the app that allows you to create looping 6-second videos using only the power of your smart phone — when Instagram announced its new video feature this past Friday. Never fear, worriers! Brooklyn Al Roker is here! And he is going to single-handedly save Vine with… »6/24/13 5:50pm6/24/13 5:50pm

The Kids' Choice Awards Red Carpet Is the Most Fun Red Carpet of the Year

The Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards — which held its 26th annual event yesterday in Los Angeles — has got to be the most enjoyable awards show ever. From the bright, youthful clothes to the slime, celebrities actually look like they're having fun. Kristen Stewart smiles. It's that awesome. You cannot look at these… »3/25/13 1:10pm3/25/13 1:10pm

Al Roker Slams 'Small-Minded Idiot' for Insulting Melissa McCarthy

Last week Rex Reed—the septuagenarian film critic who publishes the kind of reads that other vicious old queens would only say privately into a martini glass—wrote a negative review of Melissa McCarthy's body, as seen in Identity Thief, calling it "tractor-sized," referring to her as a "female hippo" and claiming… »2/11/13 12:30pm2/11/13 12:30pm

Let's Talk About Why Al Roker Shit His Pants at the White House

Al Roker pooping his pants at the White House made the rounds yesterday because it's pretty hilarious when someone shits their pants. The only thing that even comes close to being in the same realm of funny is a dog riding a horse. Other feelings being expressed over Roker's public shart share: Sadness, bewilderment,… »1/08/13 11:30am1/08/13 11:30am

Kim Kardashian's Milkshake Brings Tear Gas to the Yard

As you may recall, in penance for her pro-Israel Tweet, Kim Kardashian planned a trip to Bahrain to learn about the Middle East hawk some milkshakes. A faction of Sunni Muslim MPs had taken their issues with Kardashian's visit up with Parliament before her arrival ("she's an actress with an extremely bad reputation"),… »12/03/12 9:00am12/03/12 9:00am

Ann Curry's Teary Goodbye on Today: 'This Is Not How I Expected to Leave This Couch After 15 Years'

At 8:50 this morning, Ann Curry signed off as Today show co-host. It was a teary scene, and Ann was heart-breakingly apologetic, saying: "For all of you, who saw me as a groundbreaker, I'm sorry I couldn't carry the ball over the finish line… but I did try." Ouch. Matt Lauer offered a few words about Ann's… »6/28/12 9:30am6/28/12 9:30am

Octavia Spencer Plans to Lose Weight, Get Her Boobs Stapled to Her Shoulders

In a segment taped the day before the Oscars for Today, Octavia Spencer talked to Al Roker about losing weight: "I love my body… I'm not trying to be a thin mint," she clarified. "I want to be a thick, chocolate mint." Mmm. Sounds good. Note to Girl Scouts: Get on that. She also told Al: "I'm going to get my boobs… »2/27/12 11:10am2/27/12 11:10am

Al Roker Has The Time Of His Life, Owes It All To Ryan Gosling

Hey girl, today is the day you never thought would arrive: Today is the day you wish you were Al Roker. Because today on Today, Al was lifted by Ryan Gosling, as they recreated a move from Dirty Dancing, and Ryan was Johnny Castle. But seriously: How does The Gosling do it? Every day there is a new hot thing about him. »7/20/11 9:55am7/20/11 9:55am