TODAY | September 09, 2013
>>> welcome back to today on this monday morning, september 9th , 2013 . i'm willie geist with al roker and natalie morales . he is turning back the calendar in his own home to 1986 . he is banning all technology that comes after '86.
>> the year he was born.
>> this is blair mcmillan. he has the mull let to take it back to '86 as well.
>> he put the ban in place in april after his son trey opted to play an ipad instead of go outside on a nice day. he said that's it. the family has given tup internet, newschannels, cell phones, gps and facebook. they're going to live a full year this way without any of the modern conveniences.
>> that would be a revolution in my house.
>> cnn was around in '86.
>> yeah, it's the media thing. they could watch cnn but nothing else.
>> you were born 1975 . so we roll back the clock to '75.
>> me, '72.
>> tell us about the old days, al.
>> back in the day, back when live tv , i had a kodak browny. [ music playing ]
>> that's right. back in the day.
>> i love when al does that impression he turns into an old white southern man.
>> that's right.
>> we used to take bark inside. you know what i mean .
>> i like this guy, though. a year is pretty extreme.
>> maybe you make your point in a week. but the mull let makes it for me.
>> they're the right age. if they were older and had to do work in school.
>> you need to be able to go online or watch your cable news shows.
>> they can run around the backyard with their mullets on. works out for everybody.