UPDATE: Daily Show Clip –
Some excerpts from the silly FHM-style interview in the Post:
Q: Do you get stopped on the street and propositioned by your fans on Wall Street?
A: Oh God, no. People who recognize me from the show have stopped me a few times, but it doesn’t happen often. In New York, there are a lot of real celebrities running around.
Q: How much e-mail do you get from obsessed viewers?
A: It’s flattering that people notice you, but some of the stuff is just weird. It comes in but I don’t respond to it. I guess it just comes with the job. I actually get a lot of really thoughtful and insightful e-mails from hedge-fund managers and brokers.
Q: What’s your typical day like?
A: I get up at 5 a.m. and head straight down to the stock exchange and there it’s just a race to get ready on the set. Around 7 a.m. we have our first call for “Squawk on the Street” to figure out what news stories we’re following.
Q: Sounds like a lot of work. Do you ever get to go out during the week?
A: By the time the end of the day comes, I’m pretty exhausted. Sometimes I’ll have dinner or drinks with a source but if I have a free night, I usually go to the gym.
Q: How often to you get to the gym?
A: Not as often as I should, but I usually get there three or four times a week counting both Saturday and Sunday. It just makes me feel better. I played field hockey and lacrosse in college so I miss the exercise.
Q: After you graduated from Williams College, you worked at Goldman Sachs. Why did you leave?
A: I loved the experience and I still have a lot of friends there. I just didn’t feel an excitement about it.
Q: What’s your favorite restaurant?
A: “Henry’s End” in Brooklyn Heights.
Q: Are you getting annoyed with the comparison with Maria?
A: Yeah. The way I look at it, it’s good for CNBC because we have such a strong lineup. People like rivalries. Our styles are very different.
Q: Are you single?
A: The only thing I can say is that I’m not married.