Right now we’re watching the annual International Hot Dog-Eating Contest sponsored by Nathan’s and shown on ESPN. It’s a little digusting (alright, really disgusting), but I think it’s hilarious. The announcers are describing the action like it’s a real sport! They mentioned how this was a “rebuilding year” for one of the guys, and how “reversals” (i.e. throwing up) weren’t allowed. It’s great!
Sadly, as I’m writing this, the 12 minute event has ended. Four-time winner Takeru Kobayashi took the title again, managing to put down 49 hot dogs (and buns) in that time.