Wing Bowl 18 (February 5, 2010) category

The Faster Times has a diary of Crazy Leg's Conti's appearance in Rick the Manager's entourage in Wing Bowl 18.

CityPaper on “Swallow Your Pride” screening

The Philadelphia City Paper has an interview with Bill “El Wingador” Simmons who will attend Monday’s screening of the Wing Bowl documentary “Swallow Your Pride” at National Mechanics in Philadelphia. Simmons believes he should have defeated Sonya Thomas in the 2004 Wing Bowl.

A youtube page has been set up with clips from Swallow Your Pride

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Art Mann (HD.Net) at Wing Bowl 2010

Youtube has an episode of HD.Net’s Art Mann Presents recorded at the 2010 Wing Bowl NOT SAFE FOR WORK Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 A promo clip of a reversal.

An episode of Art Mann Presents set at the Krispy Kreme Challenge will debut today.

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Doug "Obi Wing" Petock makes appears in a listing of "Five people I don't want to meet" in a Reuters blog entry after being disqualified in the Wing Bowl.
In a comment, someone claiming to be Adam "Hungry, Hungry Hebrew" Taxin reports that he switched places with Wingette Kelly Monahan and let her finish the first round. Taxin received a lifetime Wing Bowl ban for his stunt.

Jon Squibb misses Wing Bowl record by 3 wings

Wing Bowl 18 Final 5
1 238 Jon Squibb, 3 off Joey Chestnut’s Wing Bowl record
2 145 Not Rich, 2nd runner-up in a row
3 138 Cheesecake Beefcake
4 132 Hot Pockets
DQ Lights Out, reversed between second & final round

Other second round qualifiers and their first round amounts:
Tiger Wing 98 wings
Farmer Bob 85 wings
Obi Wing & Big Bambino 81 wings
Snack Jack & Freak of Nature, 80 wings

update #4 Feb 11 Serious Eats report | Daily Pennsylvanian writeup

update #3 Feb 6 Courier-Post article | Morning Call column mentioning “Wild” Bill Myers | DelCo Times article | PhillyBurbs article #1 | article #2 | video of a fight between a Wing Bowl fan and a security guard reports
that pros will be allowed in Wing Bowl 19, but it was originally announced that pros would compete in Wing Bowl 18.

update #2 More links: MyPhl17 article & gallery | PhillyBurbs gallery | DelCo Times article | Deadspin blog entry | Philebrity slideshow

update 12:28 Wing Bowl 18 coverage: 610WIP galleries & videos | galleries & videos | CBS3 article & video | 6 ABC gallery | Deadspin gallery (NSFW)

Bill “El Wingador” Simmons mentioned he just started a new facebook fan page. Simmons noted that Squibb’s 93 wing margin was greater than the total amount of 90 wings “Tollman Joe” Paul ate to win Wing Bowl 8.

djms200 has a video of Snooki flipping the bird live on Fox 29 after being booed.

The live blog is available after the jump. | 6ABC | csnphilly and BustedCoverage also have live blogs

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“Throw up on the Ground” Wing Bowl parody video

The Bad Rapper has produced a parody video of “Pants on the Ground” for Wing Bowl 18 called “Throw up on the Ground” featuring footage of famous Wing Bowl reversals including “Sloth”‘s regurgitation inundation from Wing Bowl 9. Captures of “Sloth” can be viewed after the jump.
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The odds for Wing Bowl 18 have been added to the list of competitors. Defending champion John Squibb is the favorite at 2-1. The Wing Bowl weigh-in will take place at Chickie & Pete's starting at 5 pm this evening.
Metro.US has an article about Adam "Hungry, Hungry, Hebrew" Taxin's Noah's ark themed float. Taxin will dress as Noah and Susan Finkelstein, arrested for allegedly offering sex in exchange for World Series tickets, will be one of his entourage members dressed as an animal. update The Jewish Exponent has an article about Taxin.
Wing Bowl 18 previews: | PhillyBurbs | Courier-Post
LancasterOnline has an article on Wing Bowl 18 competitor "Snack" Jack Diamond which mentions that the first prize for this year's contest will be a 2010 Ford F-150 pickup. has another column about the Wing Bowl appearances of "Snooki" and Mary Carey, who can be a wingette if she calls Angelo Cataldi's show. There has been no coverage of Wing Bowl competitors in in 2010 according to Google News. has a column about Mary Carey being prevented form being a wingette.
610WIP's Wing Bowl 18 page reports that Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi of MTV's Jersey Shore will appear at Wing Bowl 18. See also | City Paper
Mary Carey's twitter reports that she will not be a wingette at Wing Bowl 18 due to her involvement in pornography and alleges that strip clubs have conspired against her and the Gold Club (where she will appear Feb 3-6) to prevent her appearance.
Dan Gross' column reports that porn star / California gubernatorial recall candidate Mary Carey will serve as a Wingette at Wing Bowl 18 on February 5.
610WIP's page for Wing Bowl 18 has been updated with the current list of qualifiers.
Tickets for Wing Bowl 18 can still be purchased on ComcastTix one month after they went on sale on December 15. All previous Wing Bowls (14-17) requiring tickets sold out in three days at most.
The Hungry Sisters have a blog entry about Rick the Manager's qualification stunt for Wing Bowl 18. has a report on Thursday's Wing Off at P. J. Whelihan's in Haddonfield, New Jersey.
Steakbellie will be in the WIP studio this morning around 8 am to provide commentary for Rick the Managers Wing Bowl qualification stunt.
610WIP has a page listing the upcoming Wing Off qualifiers for Wing Bowl 18. The next Wing Off is a lunchtime contest at Vesuvio's on Wednesday.
CourierPostOnline has a gallery of Thursday nights Wing Bowl Wingoff at PJ Whelihan's in Haddonfield, New Jersey. Damaging Doug won the contest in overtime according to a comment by papagiorgio
Three Wing Off qualifiers and a list of the current field have been added to the Wing Bowl 18 page on
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