Archive for June, 2007

16 Recent Competitive Eating Contests in the US

June 25th, 2007

Every July 4th since 1916, Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs has hosted its annual International July Fourth Hot Dog Eating contest in Coney Island, NY. This year promises to be exciting as six-time champion Takeru Kobayashi of Japan defends his title from last year’s second place winner, Joey Chestnut of California. While the Nathan’s contest is […]

10 “Summer” Songs

June 19th, 2007

The Summer Solstice will take place in a few days, and to get in the mood for summer, I’ve rounded up this list of “summer” songs. Summertime: From the opera Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin, first staged in 1935 Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer: A 1963 hit from Nat King Cole Summer […]

11 Father-Related Movies

June 11th, 2007

Father’s Day is around the corner, and to celebrate, I’ve compiled this list of movies that are somehow or other father-related. Big Daddy: Adam Sandler stars as a self-absorbed man who pretends to adopt a kid to impress his girlfriend, but who ends up getting attached to his charge. Daddy Day Care: A comedy featuring […]