Competitive Eating

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Gun Bully Mike Bloomberg To Host Fundraiser For NRA Darling Scott Brown

    New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg has made it explicitly clear that he hates guns. For example, he recently urged cops across the country to go on strike in protest of the nation's lax gun laws. Additionally, he founded the organization Mayors Against Illegal Guns in an effort to get rid of loophol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    Where Am I Eating? Rudar Soccer Club in Long Island City

    ​Our heartfelt congratulations go to Steve, who identified the white bean soup with sausage as coming from Rudar Soccer Club in this week's Where Am I Eating contest. And he did it within 46 minutes of the piece going up. There were other worthy guesses, too. Steve, please send your snail mai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Where Am I Eating? OBao

    Char kway teow with radish cakes​Yes, the pictures we showed you yesterday were of dishes at OBao, Michael Huynh's Midtown eatery. We liked the chewy, radish-cake version of char kway teow, shown above, but hated the flavorless, watery curry laksa noodle soup. Congratulations to commenter Kim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    1000TimesYes Returns: Now With More Competitive Eating References

    So far Liars and The Silent League have come in for review--the first two of a new decade for Christopher R. Weingarten, who is really getting tired of all of those people who keep saying he doesn't like music. This year's target? "As many as I can without making myself miserable." Also, Chris, if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Competitive Eating Exposed on 'The Colbert Report'

    A "Colbert Report Sport Report Special Report" on competitive eater Brad Sciullo tells the story of a man who has had a big appetite since childhood, able to polish off large and even extra-large pizzas, as well as whole chickens from a young age. Colbert pits the, ahem, athlete against Denny's Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2008
  • Books

    June 6, 2006

    The Great Escape

    VLS Beach Reads: Relax with a pre-Scientology L. Ron Hubbard, other people's notebooks, and a carnivorous plant

  • News

    July 1, 2003