Nowadays, the Today Show is hip to the internet, but back in 1994 young Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel weren't so sure what to make of this newfangled computer thing.
In fact, someone recently unearthed some footage of them puzzling over whether "@" stands for the word "around". Or is it "about"?
No matter what, Bryant Gumble saying, "What is internet, anyway?" is a precious Philosoraptor moment for all of our e-scrapbooks.
The Today Show, 1994: Bryant Gumbel and Katie Couric struggle to understand and explain the Internet and "that little mark with the 'a' and the ring around it." (Thanks, Rick Pescovitz!)... Read Post
(YouTube link) This vintage 1994 Today Show clip features a snarky Bryant Gumbel and a bubbly Katie Couric – sporting a hairdo that looks like it should have been preserved in a time capsule – both completely mystified at the termin... Read Post