Home of Rhett & Link fans - the Mythical Beasts!
A whole lot of SEE FOOD in today's episode, especial the thumbnail above.
Here are but a few of the recorded accomplishments of Sonya "The Black Widow" Thomas . . .
Asparagus = 5.75 pounds of tempura deep fried asparagus spears in 10 minutes
Cheesecakes = 11 pounds of Downtown Atlantic cheesecake in 9 minutes
Chicken Nuggets = 80 chicken nuggets in 5 minutes
Chicken Wings = 183 chicken wings in 12 minutes (2011 record)
Chili = 1.125 Gallons of Chili in 6 minutes
Crabcakes = 46 three ounce crabcakes in 10 minutes
Eggs = 65 hard boiled eggs in 6 minutes and 40 seconds
Fruitcake = 4 pounds, 14 1⁄4 ounces of Wegman's Fruitcake in 10 minutes
Gyoza = 206 gyoza in 10 minutes
Hamburgers = 7 burgers ( 3⁄4 pound "Thickburgers") in 10 minutes
Jambalaya = 9 pounds of crawfish jambalaya in 10 minutes
Lobster = 44 lobsters totaling 11.3 pounds of lobster meat in 12 minutes
MoonPies = 38 Moonpies in 8 minutes
Oysters = 46 dozen Acme Oysters in 10 minutes(2005)
29 dozen Acme Oysters in 8 minutes (2009)-Louisiana oyster season produced much larger oysters in 2009 explaining the slower pace -reclaimed the World Oyster Eating title
Pizza = 6 extra large Bocce pizza slices in 15 minutes
Pulled Pork = 23 pulled pork sandwiches in 10 minutes
Tacos = 43 soft tacos in 11 minutes
Tater Tots = 250 tater tots in 5 minutes
Turducken = 7 3⁄4 pounds Turducken.com Thanksgiving Dinner in 12 minutes
Horsemen of the Esophagus
Horsemen follows three American "gurgitators" during a year on the pro eating circuit: Ohio housepainter David "Coondog" O'Karma, South Jersey truck driver Bill "El Wingador" Simmons, and Manhattan day-trader Tim "Eater X" Janus.
Horseman makes stops at 27 competitive eating contests around the world, including the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest at Coney Island and includes an interview with Nathan's champion at the time, Takeru Kobayashi.
The book appears to be follow-up to Fagone's May 2006 article written for Atlantic Monthly:
SONYA "BLACK WIDOW" THOMAS http://sonyatheblackwidow.com
full list of world record titles available at her website
It's pronounced Darby-sheer, Rhett. Darby-Sheer. Darby-shuh is also acceptable.
Have they done an English place name pronunciation game before? We have some stupidly pronounced names. Where I live in Norfolk has some of the most nonsensical pronunciations in the country.