Last night The Colbert Report ran part two of "A Sport Report Special Report: Eating the Distance," a profile of competitive eater Brad Sciullo (see part one). It documented his attempt to eat the Belly Buster at Denny's Beer Barrel Pub in Clearfield, PA, an enormous hamburger made with 15 pounds of ground meat [...]
Last night The Colbert Report ran part one of "A Sport Report Special Report: Eating the Distance," a mock-news profile of competitive eater Brad Sciullo: "There' more to it than just us sitting at table eating hot dogs... I find it to be very spiritual, I find that through consumption I'm able to find my [...]
Opening in New York City and Los Angeles on August 14th is the dark comedy/horror film Taxidermia, which explores the dangers of gluttony not seen since Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, Delicatessen, or Se7en. Out of Hungary and directed by György Pálfi, it tells the story of three generations of men who succumb to [...]
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On Saturday, Boulder, Colorado's Tee & Cakes pastry shop hosted the first-ever Cupcake Cram, a cupcake-eating contest. 9news.com ("Colorado's News Leader," no less) reported: "World Champion Dale Boone scarfed down 34 cupcakes, as did a local man named Jimmi Mares. The tie triggered a three-cupcake playoff: whichever man could eat the three cupcakes [...]
The latest episode of How I Met Your Mother had the group removing "weak-ass crap" from their resumes. One aspect of Lilly's past was revealed: on July 4th, 1995, Lilly won the Coney Island Eatfest (read: Nathan's) hot dog-eating contest by eating 29 hot dogs.
Here's a video from a Japanese game show where the audience tries to guess how much super-skinny competitive eater Gal Sone’s stomach expands after eating a big meal. [via]