Let’s be honest: Keith Morrison can make anything sound great. So NBC put him to the test: Can the longtime anchor fulfill the wish of almost every Dateline NBC viewer by reading the phone book for Valentine’s Day?

He most certainly can. Eat your hearts out, fans.

Want more of the wonder that is Keith Morrison? Watch his superfan, Kristen Bell (yes, that Kristen Bell) interview him here. To give you a taste, she asks about his legendary lean, and his answer goes like this:

“Have you noticed that these reporters go on camera, and they’re trying to explain a story and they’ll be [waves hands] doing this a lot? Drives me crazy,” Morrison said. “So it was in response to that. I thought, ‘Well, I’ll just lean on something.’ It’s more casual. We’re just talking here. We’re not doing a circus act.”

Dateline airs Fridays at 10 p.m. ET on NBC.

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