Joel “The Cannon” Podelsky category

The French network TV 2 did a segment about Joel Podelsky and his weight loss. (via email)
The Dietbet facebook has a post about Joel Podelsky losing a hundred pounds (and eight inches from his waistline) over the past year without surgery or fad diets.
A picture of Dave "U.S. Male" Goldstein and Joel "The Cannon" Podelsky appears on The Jewish Exponent's web site.
Joel Podelsky won $1,000 at a wing eating contest at Court Jesters in Aberdeen, NJ.
Maria "The Incredible Sulk" has posted a blog entry and gallery about the Pizzathon where she and Joel Podelsky raised $2874 for the National MS Society. The event's facebook page also has a gallery. has an article about Joel "the Cannon" Podelsky competing in Wing Bowl 19. Joel and Maria's Pizzathon raised $2874 for the National MS Society.
Joel Podelsky just qualified for Wing Bowl 19 by successfully completing a pumpkin pie stunt. update A gallery and video have been posted.
Joel "The Cannon" Podelsky announces that he ate 15 slices of pizza and Maria "The Incredible Sulk" ate 17 during yesterday's Pizzathon event to benefit the National MS Society.

Most 2010 eating contest results in database

A top 10 list of the people with the most eating contest results for 2010 in the eatfeats database follows (challenges & stunts not included)

37 Joel “The Cannon” Podelsky
19 Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti
19 “Gentleman” Joe Menchetti
19 Dale “Mouth of the South” Boone
17 Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas
17 Joey “Jaws” Chestnut
16 Andrew “Skinnyboy” Lane
16 “munchin mike” Longo
15 “Furious” Pete Czerwinski
15 Crazy Legs Conti

In his facebook
, Joel Podelsky lists his 2010 contest count at 52

A list of everyone with 5 or more 2010 results in the database is available after the jump
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Comments (13) has an article about next month's Pizzathon charity event in which Maria "The Incredible Sulk" and Joel Podelsky will raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Maria "The Incredible Sulk" announces that she and Joel Podelsky are accepting sponsorships for their attempt at the 32 inch pizza at Johnny G's in Toms River, NJ on January 9. Donations will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. A facebook page has been set up about the event at
The facebook for Daurizios FatBoy Style Pizza in Schenectady, NY announces that Joel Podelsky and Mike Longo will attempt today to be the first pair to finish the Fat Boy Challenge and win $500.
Joel Podelsky's twitter announces that he won the wing eating contest at the Kettle Black in Brooklyn by eating 37 wings in four minutes. Will Millender was 3rd.
Will Millender's twitter reports that Joel Podelsky won the wing eating contest held at a George Mason soccer game in Fairfax, Virginia.
Joel Podelsky won a contest held at the Wing Fling at last night's Lakewood, NJ Blue Claws game by eating 30 wings in 4 minutes. The runner-up was an unnamed 16 year old.
Joel Podelsky has started a twitter page at
"Munchin" Mike Longo reports that Joel "The Cannon" Podelsky won today's National Royal Caribbean Bakery Bun & Cheese Eating Championship in Middlebury, Connecticut. Longo was the runner-up. update A contest video is available.
Will Millender reports that his team consisting of "Gentleman" Joe Menchetti, Joel "the Cannon" Podelsky and himself won the $2,500 first prize at a wing contest at the New Jersey State Barbecue Championship. The team containing Jon "Super" Squibb and David "Tiger Wings" Brunelli was the runner up.
Mike Longo reports that he, Jon Squibb, and Joel "the Cannon" Podelsky ate the 12+ pound Zeus burger at the Clinton Station Diner in 41 minutes, breaking the record previously held by Greg "the Great Moomsi" Maloomian's 3 person team. update A video has been posted.
A New York Times blog reports that Joel Podelsky won a sloppy joe eating contest at the Town Hall Deli in South Orange, NJ. update South Orange Patch has a video has some videos of the June 1 pizza eating contest at Johnny G's won by Joel Podelsky.
Will Millender will attempt the three person Zeus burger challenge today at the Clinton Station Diner with Joel "the Cannon" Podelsky and "Munchin" Mike Longo.
A gallery of last night's Munch Madness finals at Wood n Tap reports that Team Carnivore, consisting of Joel Podelsky and Jon "jcrue" Taylor won the slider eating relay contest.
The website for the Lake House in Loch Arbour, NJ has been updated to report that Joel Podelsky ate 30 wings in 2 minutes and 36 seconds to win its wing eating contest yesterday (thanks for the link) has posted its first challenge finishers of 2010. Joel "The Cannon" Podelsky was the only diner to complete a three pound "Super Challenger" burger.
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