First thing you see on TV, that is, as ARS is replacing Carl Quintanilla on Squawk Box. Apparently the CNBC team searched high and low for the right person to recreate the raw chemistry between the long-running threesome of Joe, Becky and Carl and concluded Sorkin’s the man for the job. Read more »

  • 05 Jul 2011 at 4:15 PM

CNBC Wants To Help Cure Your Hangover

Not feeling so hot today? Kind of wishing it wasn’t frowned upon to catch a few winks under your desk or curled up in the stall of the men’s room? Vowing to never again consume the amount of alcohol you did over the past three days, so help you god? CNBC knows it’s not possible for you to lay off the sauce for more than 12 hours but if you’re willing to get real for 1 sec, would like to help. On Worldwide Exchange this morning guest Tina Hedges recommended “prevention” as the best cure for a hangover, which comes in the form of a drink she suggests downing before alcohol called “Mercy,” marketed and sold by her firm. Mercy apparently works its magic through “a propriety blend of amino acids, vitamins and minerals” and is available online. If that doesn’t sound like something you’d be interested, CNBC’s John Carney, who anchor Nicole Lapin billed as “our resident expert of sorts” when it comes to hangovers, offered his his 5-Step Cure, which are as follows: Read more »

…which in turn reminded him of Dorothy’s shoes à la the Wizard of Oz and which naturally called for another edition of what for some reason has become a series of interviews with CNBC employees, by CNBC employees. In addition to shoes, other topics covered include flying monkeys. Read more »

  • 25 May 2011 at 9:57 AM

Mark Haines Has Died

Very sad news. Read more »

  • 20 May 2011 at 12:50 PM

The Next Generation Of CNBC: Sign Up To Baby-Sit Now

That’s right gang, we’re all going to be aunts and uncles in 4-5 months, ’cause Becky Quick’s having a baby. Read more »

  • 12 May 2011 at 2:54 PM

Has Amanda Drury Ever Been ‘Locked In A Tower’?

…her colleague, Brian Steel, who “couldn’t help but notice” Mandy’s resemblance to Rapunzel, wants to know? According to Drury, when she’s “naughty at work” they lock her up in the studio out back, but she’s not sure that constitutes a tower, or if she’d let her hair down for Mark Haines to climb up. Read more »

In what appears to now be a series of desk-side interviews on a Flip-Cam, MCC tells colleague Brian Steel that she likes basketball because the players are tall and the 40 pairs of shoes she bought in the two days after Lehman Brothers went under, including her favorites (a pair of Christian Louboutins for $100). Read more »