More Frantic By The Minute

A few weeks later I was back in New York staying at the Melia hotel on West 35th near Fox Studios where I was appearing on the nationally-syndicated Morning Show Mike & Juliet.

My limo driver picked me up from La Guardia and spent the whole drive into the city telling me how worried he was about the economy. I told him everything was going to be alright, that a few sub-prime mortgage brokers were going to go under, but they probably deserved to.

I remember watching in horror from my hotel room that week as the reports on CNBC gradually became more frantic by the minute as the true reality of the financial crisis began to materialize before the nation’s eyes