Gentlemen, Start Your Tabs: Wert On CNBC This Afternoon Talking SUV…

Yet another round of the official car pundit drinking game today at 2:20 pm (EST) as our very own Wert wrestles with the topic of taxing them big-ass sport utility vehicles on CNBC. While it may not be as much fun as what Siler is wrestling with, we get to watch the destruction live. Do you think taxing SUVs is the way … » 8/13/08 1:30pm 8/13/08 1:30pm

Official Car Pundit Drinking Game: Is The UAW Relevant?

We mean, they did shut down a Fortune 500 company for two-and-a-half days so I'd probably have to say at the moment they are. Be that as it may, I'll be on CNBC's "On The Money" at 7:00 PM EST tonight answering that question among other laborgasmic issues in the wake of the end of the multi-day strike of General Motors… » 9/26/07 5:15pm 9/26/07 5:15pm

Official Car Pundit Drinking Game: The Strike Can Totally Happen…


It turns out the folks who normally do this post for me while I'm getting primped and my hair put in curlers when I've got a TV appearance apparently belong to one of the UAW locals who've gone on strike. Thus, I'm forced today to write this myself. I'll be on CNBC tonight at the top of the 7:00 EST hour to go On The… » 9/24/07 4:06pm 9/24/07 4:06pm

Don The Drinking Hats For A Transformers-Based Robogasm!

Our intrepid senior editor from Detroit's been called into service to talk robots in disguise tonight at around 7:30 PM EST on CNBC's "On The Money." Apparently he's become quite the talker on Transformers of late — so if you can't catch him tonight, feel free to read all about his predilection for car-robots in USA… » 7/05/07 3:15pm 7/05/07 3:15pm

The Official Car Pundit Drinking Game: Yeah, That Hybrid's Got A Hemi!

Well, it looks like our senior editor from the D is taking is show to the boob tube this evening where he'll be talking about the Chrysler Group's new Hemi hybrids. He'll be On The Money this evening on CNBC at 7:39 EST and while he's powdering his nose, it's time for us to come up with some new drinking game rules. If … » 6/21/07 5:45pm 6/21/07 5:45pm

How Many Drinks Was That? Whoa, Wert...Whoa

Wert was On The Money last night, arguing whether union negotiations can "Save Detroit" with "Hey" Micki Maynard, Detroit Bureau chief of the New York Times and author of "The End Of Detroit." At some point in the convo (maybe at exactly 01:42 left), we're not sure how it happened or even why, but for some strange reason our … » 6/15/07 12:30pm 6/15/07 12:30pm

Official Car Pundit Drinking Game: The Union Between Automaker And The …

Well kids — it's once again time to don the thinking caps before the drinking caps. Our senior editor from the city that never sleeps barely has a pulse will be heading down to WDIV tonight at 7:00 PM 7:30 PM to catch the satellite waves to Jersey. That's right, he'll be on CNBC's On The Money and he'll… » 6/14/07 4:30pm 6/14/07 4:30pm

How Many Drinks Was That: Wert Has A Transformers-Induced Robogasm On…

Some say he could probably be temporarily dubbed the Gawker Media "Transformers Editor," others say he's a fan-boy with a penchant for a robogasm. All we know is our suddenly tieless senior editor from Detroit was talking the business of robots in disguise last night on CNBC's On The Money. So let's add them up folks,… » 6/07/07 2:45pm 6/07/07 2:45pm

Official Car Pundit Drinking Game: Wert To Have Robogasm On CNBC?

That's right, Wert stopped by some affiliate station in the city of Toledo on his way down to cover the Dreamy festivities it's time for another episode of the only official car pundit drinking game in the known universe. Our senior editor from the D will be talking On The Money about the business behind the… » 6/06/07 3:00pm 6/06/07 3:00pm

How Many Drinks Was That? Wert Was Close Enough To Touch Melissa…

Immediately after coming off the air last night we got the low-down from Wert on his first in-studio on-air antics with the marvelous Melissa "Money Bunny" Francis. Here's what he had to say, you know, like a "behind-the-scenes" kind of thing: » 4/06/07 6:05pm 4/06/07 6:05pm

Now that we've got that debrief, and before the holiday weekend begins, let's…

The Official Car Pundit Drinking Game: Is The UAW In Bed With Kirk…

We're willing to forgive CNBC's Phil LeBeau for not including a link to the Jalop on his blog yet over at their newly-revamped website for the financial news network, but only because he totally gets us the scoops. Like this little Chrysler Group sales speculation: » 4/05/07 4:33pm 4/05/07 4:33pm

Must be why they've gone and asked our Senior Editor…