The CNN Wolf Blitzer Drinking Game!

If you can’t get enough CNN, and Wolf Blitzer’s sexy monotone run-on sentences have you all alight, then you, friend, are the perfect candidate for the Wolf Blitzer Drinking Game! Let’s make an intoxicating game out of the end of the world. Let’s get Blitzered.

That’s it. Any more and you would die.

Special thanks to readers Katy and Lyle for their suggestions on making this game even greater!

(And if reality isn’t your bag right now, perhaps you might enjoy my exciting West Wing drinking game!)

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  1. […] If not excitement, then “drama,” to put it in the recent words of CNN News President Jeff Zucker. Talking to Jonathan Mahler of the New York Times Magazine about political coverage, Zucker offered the idea of the news as a drama and CNN’s on-air talent as “characters” in that production. It’s not a stretch to see his coverage of the war as another performance piece, designed to engage viewers the way a play or movie might. Wolf as your unbearable uncle. Erin Burnett as your slightly-over-her-head screwball ingénue, Anderson Cooper as the versatile matinee actor who can wrap his act in earnestness or play for laughs. To succeed, the shows don’t have to deliver. Like soap opera all they need do is make you think you’ll miss something if you tune out. No wonder, then, that Blitzer favorite line is, “Stand by.” […]

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  2. […] If not excitement, then “drama,” to put it in the recent words of CNN News President Jeff Zucker. Talking to Jonathan Mahler of the New York Times Magazine about political coverage, Zucker offered the idea of the news as a drama and CNN’s on-air talent as “characters” in that production. It’s not a stretch to see his coverage of the war as another performance piece, designed to engage viewers the way a play or movie might. Wolf as your unbearable uncle. Erin Burnett as your slightly-over-her-head screwball ingénue, Anderson Cooper as the versatile matinee actor who can wrap his act in earnestness or play for laughs. To succeed, the shows don’t have to deliver. Like soap opera all they need do is make you think you’ll miss something if you tune out. No wonder, then, that Blitzer favorite line is, “Stand by.” […]

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  3. […] If not excitement, then “drama,” to put it in the recent words of CNN News President Jeff Zucker. Talking to Jonathan Mahler of the New York Times Magazine about political coverage, Zucker offered the idea of the news as a drama and CNN’s on-air talent as “characters” in that production. It’s not a stretch to see his coverage of the war as another performance piece, designed to engage viewers the way a play or movie might. Wolf as your unbearable uncle. Erin Burnett as your slightly-over-her-head screwball ingénue, Anderson Cooper as the versatile matinee actor who can wrap his act in earnestness or play for laughs. To succeed, the shows don’t have to deliver. Like soap opera all they need do is make you think you’ll miss something if you tune out. No wonder, then, that Blitzer favorite line is, “Stand by.” […]

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  4. […] If not excitement, then “drama,” to put it in the recent words of CNN News President Jeff Zucker. Talking to Jonathan Mahler of the New York Times Magazine about political coverage, Zucker offered the idea of the news as a drama and CNN’s on-air talent as “characters” in that production. It’s not a stretch to see his coverage of the war as another performance piece, designed to engage viewers the way a play or movie might. Wolf as your unbearable uncle. Erin Burnett as your slightly-over-her-head screwball ingénue, Anderson Cooper as the versatile matinee actor who can wrap his act in earnestness or play for laughs. To succeed, the shows don’t have to deliver. Like soap opera all they need do is make you think you’ll miss something if you tune out. No wonder, then, that Blitzer favorite line is, “Stand by.” […]

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  5. […] If not excitement, then “drama,” to put it in the recent words of CNN News President Jeff Zucker. Talking to Jonathan Mahler of the New York Times Magazine about political coverage, Zucker offered the idea of the news as a drama and CNN’s on-air talent as “characters” in that production. It’s not a stretch to see his coverage of the war as another performance piece, designed to engage viewers the way a play or movie might. Wolf as your unbearable uncle. Erin Burnett as your slightly-over-her-head screwball ingénue, Anderson Cooper as the versatile matinee actor who can wrap his act in earnestness or play for laughs. To succeed, the shows don’t have to deliver. Like soap opera all they need do is make you think you’ll miss something if you tune out. No wonder, then, that Blitzer favorite line is, “Stand by.” […]

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  6. […] If not excitement, then “drama,” to put it in the recent words of CNN News President Jeff Zucker. Talking to Jonathan Mahler of the New York Times Magazine about political coverage, Zucker offered the idea of the news as a drama and CNN’s on-air talent as “characters” in that production. It’s not a stretch to see his coverage of the war as another performance piece, designed to engage viewers the way a play or movie might. Wolf as your unbearable uncle. Erin Burnett as your slightly-over-her-head screwball ingénue, Anderson Cooper as the versatile matinee actor who can wrap his act in earnestness or play for laughs. To succeed, the shows don’t have to deliver. Like soap opera all they need do is make you think you’ll miss something if you tune out. No wonder, then, that Blitzer favorite line is, “Stand by.” […]

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