Before They Were Famous has a video about Eric "Badlands" Booker. Carmen Cincotti is credited with suggesting that Booker upload more chugging videos.
Julie Sephi and her boyfriend attempted the Toren van Balen burger tower challenge at Broodjeshoek in Balen, Belgium.
The Carolina Panthers held a bunless hot dog eating contest for team members at Bank of America stadium today. The rookie defensive linemen were victorious.
The first qualifier for the British Eating League chicken nugget eating contest that will award 1000 pounds will take place tomorrow at The George in Stockton on Tees.
Mashed.com has a list titled "Professional eating champions who were seriously injured" which includes Takeru Kobayashi, Sonya Thomas, Ed "Cookie" Jarvis, and Wayne Algenio. The article does not mention Dana Hutchings passing away after choking in a taco eating contest in Fresno last year or any other competitive eating fatality.
The original host of Man v Food, Adam Richman, appeared on First We Feast's "Hot Ones" youtube series in which guests eat spicy wings.
CTVNews.ca has an article about Joel Hansen and Scott Watkins attempting the Diabolical Burger challenge at Talayah's Southern Grill in Saskatoon, SK.
Michael Dietz announced that he has retired from competitive eating and will focus on slapfighting. He is the second currently ranked member of the MLE top 50 to announce his retirement after Ronnie Hartman.
Italian food challenger Thomas Hungry attempted 10,0000 calories in 10 minutes.
A 1961 cartoon in which Popeye and Wimpy face off in a burger eating contest to win the affection of Olive Oyl has been uploaded to youtube.
Mashed.com has an article titled "The untold truth of competitive eater Miki Sudo". The opening section discusses her absence from the 2013 Nathan's Famous hot dog eating finals.
The LadBible twitter posted a video of a butter eating contest held in Botswana.
MoneyInc.com has an article titled "How Matt Stonie Achieved a Net Worth of $5 Million".
TechNode has a video (mostly subtitled) about Chinese "Big Stomach Queen" Mini. update Technode has posted an article about Mini.
Mothership.sh has an article about Zermatt Neo finishing a plate of spicy curry at Level 100 in 52 seconds. The overall fastest time for the challenge will win a 13-inch Macbook pro.
Tulsa World has an article about Randy Santel's tour of Oklahoma this week, which started yesterday at The Hamlet.
Darron Breeden and George Chiger both attempted to eat a tray of baked ziti weighing approximately 20 pounds.
Katina Eats Kilos has started selling merchandise.
"Battle of the Buffets" a 2003 event recorded in Las Vegas televised on the Travel Channel has been uploaded to youtube. Competitors include Eric "Badlands" Booker, Rich and Carlene LeFevre and Ed "Cookie" Jarvis.
Nextshark has an article about Chinese competitive eater Mi Zijun. She recently ate 4kg (8.8 pounds) of rice to win an eating contest held in Hangzhou.
In a video released today, Joey Chestnut and youtube superstar Mr. Beast faced off to eat what was billed as the world's largest slice of pizza. The video is currently the #1 trending video on youtube and has received almost 8 million views. At 39.6 million subscribers, Mr. Beast might be the top channel involved with a food challenge.
Leah Shutkever received a Guinness World Record for the most sausages eaten in one minute.
theCHIVE has a gallery of Nela Zisser, billing her as "The most adorable competitive eater of all".
The Studio 10 facebook page has an interview with Mimi "The Mini Monster" Zhang, Australia's top ranked female competitive eater.
BBC's Science Focus Magazine has an article asking "Is there a physical limit to how much food you can eat in one sitting?" focusing on Joey Chesntnut' recent Nathan's Famous finals performances.
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