International Federation of Competitive Eating

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Deep Thoughts from a 'Pizza Douche': How a Slice Is Like Cleavage

    brendan-c/flickrLife of pie.​Sure, he's from Chicago and he's been called a "pizza douche," but Patrick Bertoletti, who happens to be ranked second in the International Federation of Competitive Eating, says he's eaten at more than 200 different pizzerias around the world, including New York's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2008

    Crazy Legs Conti: Competitive Movie Watcher?

    Competing in the Popcorn Bowl.

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2008

    Going to the Dogs: Competitive Eating Edition

    You can check out my profile of Eater X and Crazy Legs Conti here. And today there's more breaking eating news, so let's get to it, shall we? Badlands Booker—eater, 7 train conductor and hip hop artist with albums such as Hungry and Focused: The Ingestion Engine—is apparently coming out of reti ... More >>

  • 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