The #FoodAthletes Hashtag War Will Crack You Up
Drew Breese’s Pieces. Kobe Beef Bryant. Magic Shell Johnson. Those are just three examples from the #FoodAthletes hashtag war Comedy Central is waging.
Hosted by Chris Hardwick, the cable network’s game show @Midnight challenged its Twitter followers Tuesday night to play #FoodAthletes, a social media game for pun lovers everywhere. How it works: Change the name of a professional athlete to make it sound like something you might order at a restaurant or buy in the grocery store, and Tweet it out with the game hashtag.
— @midnight (@midnight) January 29, 2014
As pun lovers and sports lovers, we’ve been having way too much fun getting in on the action. Some favorites dreamed up in the PEOPLE offices: Charles Peppermint Barkley, Aaron Pretzel Rodgers, Moons Over My Sammy Sosa … we could go on and on.
Of course, that’s nothing compared to some of your sharp Twitter wits. Below, a collection of the best #FoodAthletes puns we’ve read today. And go join in — the war’s still going strong! (Follow us on Twitter while you’re at it: @greatideas)