21 questions

Bill Hemmer Drinks Stella Artois, on Tap

Bill Hemmer

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Name: Bill Hemmer

Job: Co-host, Fox News’ American Newsroom. Also co-host (with Megyn Kelly) of America’s Election HQ. He and his pretty face will be toiling many hours on camera covering the Pennsylvania primary today.

Age: 43.

Neighborhood: Greenwich Village

Who’s your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional?
Tie: Theodore Roosevelt, Superman.

What’s the best meal you’ve eaten in New York?
Name one? That’s not fair. Or balanced.

In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job?
I learn thismuch about everything.

Would you still live here on a $35,000 salary?
Yes. But the cabbies would get less tip money.

What’s the last thing you saw on Broadway?
Jersey Boys.

Do you give money to panhandlers?
Seldom. But their appeals get more creative each year.

What’s your drink?
Stella on tap.

How often do you prepare your own meals?
When the weather turns, the grill gets a fresh tank of propane.

What’s your favorite medication?
Stella on tap.

What’s hanging above your sofa?
Jim Marshall original photo of Bob Dylan kicking a tire in NYC, 1963.

How much is too much to spend on a haircut?
New York City prices.

When’s bedtime?
Never early enough.

Which do you prefer, the old Times Square or the new Times Square?
Neither. I’d take Washington Square, Madison Square, or Union Square.

What do you think of Donald Trump?
An American Original. And always with something to say.

What do you hate most about living in New York?
Too much to do, too little time.

Who is your mortal enemy?
I’m a middle child. Born with the obligation to get along with everyone.

When’s the last time you drove a car?
With some luck, weekends to my house on Long Island.

Who should be the next president?
Pass. Can’t go there.

Times, Post, or Daily News?
Post for fun. Times for news.

Where do you go to be alone?
To my terrace.

What makes someone a New Yorker?
When you move at the pace of Manhattan, everything runs smoother.

Bill Hemmer Drinks Stella Artois, on Tap