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Monday, October 17, 2005
Talk About It, Talk About It Wing Bowl Goes "Virgin" You Too Can Be a Champion Chomper: Philly's carnival of carnivores and fleshy females is making two big changes, WIP (610-AM) announced this morning. First, no free admission this year. Instead, starting Sunday at 10 a.m., tickets will go on sale for $5 at the Wachovia Center box office and through Ticketmaster. Proceeds go to charity. Second, no one who has competed before will be eligible. That means no Sonya Thomas (left) or other past victors. "For the first time since Wing Bowl 1, every contestant in Wing Bowl 14 will be a first-time contestant," said Angelo Cataldi, WIP's master of morning high jinks.
As for the Wingettes, the scantily clad crew that cheers on contestants, forget that "virgin" aspect. "We're not clearing that slate," Cataldi said.