In an interview yesterday with Stewart (Martha), Jim Cramer, discussing his upcoming interview with Stewart (Jon)—aka, per a cover story in USA Today, “one of the most intriguing, and potentially important, interviews of the week”—admitted, “I’m a little nervous. How bad is it gonna be? Is he gonna kill me?”

Dear Jim: Really, really bad. And: Yeah, pretty much. (The Twitter hashtag for the event? #fcu: Fuck Cramer Up. Indeed.)

(The extended version—even more awkward—is available here.)

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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.