TODAY | September 21, 2012
>>> time now for today's "take 3" where the three of us, al, natalie and i give our take on the stories that catch our attention and yours and offering his two cents of the day, willie geist .
>> hoping were you going to come around and touch my head so i can do the weather.
>> does it work?
>> we'll let that be. like a sitting in a ray moore and flanagan living room.
>> you can join us any time.
>> what are we talking about?
>> talking about first, i'm a jersey girl , and you may have heard there's new rule in new jersey coming to get your driver's license, can't smile anymore.
>> kind of like the passport.
>> like they are legislating an ugly photo.
>> well, i think they say because it kint fear with the new facial recognition software. they are a picture of my driver's license. all smiles after waiting four hours to take written test which i barely passed, and, of course --
>> enough about you.
>> i was smiling.
>> you look cute in that photo.
>> i'll have to change that.
>> and there's al's smile.
>> you're smiling, too.
>> that was right as i got arrested.
>> what, me worried?
>> what about you, will?
>> a tough guy look right there.
>> they never tell you quite when they are snapping it. you're standing there and all of a sudden it's over.
>> like a prep school guy gone bad.
>> do the prep school thing.
>> this is savannah.
>> what the heck, who is that?
>> that picture is from -- it's from the -- well --
>> from a video game.
>> it's from the '90s, look at the expiration on my arizona driver's license. can you do a close-up. it's 2036 .
>> that's what you're supposed to look like then.
>> they don't care. they don't want to see you until you're 65.
>> way to go, arizona .
>> arizona , that is a great state. come to the dmv once in your life.
>> savannah guthrie , the gothic years.
>> kind of hideous.
>> next the iphone 5, natalie and i were talking about it this morning. i think there's a gender divide. all the guys in my life are getting it today.
>> okay. how many are there?
>> well, like you, you. i was thinking of you.
>> i'm not getting in line. i'll wait for things to calm down.
>> but you've order it had.
>> willie doesn't even have an iphone yet.
>> i have problem with the typing, and i know people have said you'll work through it.
>> i do, too.
>> i may cave on this one and go get one but i won't wait in line.
>> matt's getting his today. getting an iphone 5.
>> it is a strange, like an adult cabbage patch kids phenomenon, have to have it right now. 40 years old. settle down.
>> i'm going to way. my iphone is even cracked, and i'm like, maybe i should go get one.
>> i'll work until they work out that map kink.
>> the map kink.
>> come back to us, exactly.
>> emmy awards this week.
>> excited about this.
>> this is pretty exciting.
>> 15th annual.
>> all have different predictions.
>> savannah and i watch the same shows. soul sisters .
>> in television watching.
>> i hooked you on "downtown abb abby ".
>> "uptown abby " where things get bad. have an accent but it ain't english.
>> this is a little different.
>> our predictions.
>> my pick, i've got for comedy series , "modern family," lead actor in a drama series jon hamm , lead actor in a comedy series .
>> never won, jon hamm .
>> and drama, i'm going for "downton abby ."
>> i'm also going with that for the drama series . i think i picked for the lead actor , going with hugh bonville, though a lot of people aren't giving it to him, but i love that show, and then for -- well, what else, savannah?
>> "downton abbey." i like michelle dockery in "mad men." i love claire danes .
>> aren't they in the same category?
>> i think claire danes .
>> shouldn't you choose one.
>> picked three out of the five. so i'm going to win probably one way or the other.
>> you can't pick three out of five.
>> you said who do you like? i love them all. everyone gets a trophy.
>> full disclosure, i haven't seen a lot of shows, but i do watch a lot of "mad men."
>> you go to bed at 7:00.
>> " breaking bad " is a great show.
>> a comedy series .
>> i'm a sucker for larry david . i don't think he'll win, but i hope he will.
>> he'll get nominated for his role as sister mary mangele in "three stooges."
>> and i have to give it to amy poehler .
>> voted for her in "parks and rec."
>> tina fey .
>> if she wins, fifth time.
>> tough competition in the female category i think.
>> our next topic is melting.
>> let's get right to it.
>> different kinds of ice cream .
>> what are these crazy flavors?
>> mr. softy, wow. i've got to get outside. hold on.
>> so these are limited editions only, right?
>> what do we have here.
>> ben & jerry 's cannoli ice cream which has the cream filling.
>> let's try it.
>> oh, my gosh.
>> don't you love your job?
>> just to eat ice cream .
>> especially when it drips all over you.
>> what's this orange one?
>> that's pumpkin.
>> oh, your favorite.
>> get in there.
>> i'm going to kill you.
>> thas that is really good. the can a knolly is good.
>> we have carrot cake .
>> i love cared cake.
>> with blue bunny .
>> cream cheese frosting swirled in.
>> this whoopee pie, is where it's the.
>> i thought this was whoopi goldberg .
>> whoopie pie .
>> isn't that your honey boo boo number?
>> sugar goober.
>> what's the verdict, what do we like?
>> i like the whoopie.
>> the whoopie pie wins.
>> don't do this on " morning joe ."
>> no budget for ice cream .
>> we actually do get dressed for work on our show.
>> oh, come on.