TODAY Top Stories 8 things we learned about Anthony Bourdain during his Sunday TODAY interview 2016-10-23T18:20:00.000000Z He has a blue belt in jiu-jitsu?! Chills! Listen to Pentatonix's cover of 'Hallelujah' from their new Christmas album 2016-10-23T18:05:57.000000Z Pentatonix gifted the world with an early dose of Christmas cheer with a new music video. We went to the 'Gilmore Girls' Fan Fest, and had the best time ever 2016-10-23T16:26:00.000000Z Despite low temperatures, pouring rain and windy conditions, 1,500 hard-core fans braved the elements in solidarity to celebrate all things Gilmore. We know because we were there. Tipsy patron leaves car at restaurant, returns to a surprise from the manager 2016-10-23T15:43:00.000000Z The couple was shocked by the manager's kind gesture. Life Well Lived: Phil Chess, who helped bring blues music to America, dies at 95 2016-10-23T14:04:12.000000Z Phil Chess helped bring the soulful sounds of the blues to America. Meet the blind artist who has deeper connection with art after accident 2016-10-23T12:58:10.000000Z Emilie Gossiaux lost her sight after a bike accident, but that is not stopping her from pursuing her passions of painting and sculpting. Gossiaux tells NBC's Morgan Radford that she is now able to connect with art on a deeper level and think about her craft in a different way. Meet the familiar voices behind some of the famous political ads 2016-10-23T12:49:24.000000Z Americans are no strangers to the countless political television ads and digital media campaigns during campaign seasons. Reporting for Sunday TODAY, NBC's Hallie Jackson gets a first-hand look at what it take to produce one of these "approved" messages. Donald Trump on accusers: 'All of these liars will be sued' after the election 2016-10-23T12:03:47.000000Z During a speech laying out policy proposals if he's elected president, Donald Trump shifted focus to the women accusing him of unwanted sexual advances. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine say Trump is "threatening our democracy." NBC's Kristen Welker reports for Sunday TODAY from Raleigh, Nort... Want more from Sunday TODAY? Catch up on our interviews and features here 2016-10-23T11:50:25.000000Z This year's most outrageous 'calling in sick' excuses are ... 2016-10-22T17:31:00.000000Z CareerBuilder has unveiled its annual study that reveals this year's craziest excuses for calling in sick. And there are some winners here, folks.