Every 4th of July brings the world famous Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest. Competitive Eating, as it is called, is considered a real sport–the top ranked “athletes” living solely on prize money and endorsements. When your sport has rules like “no vomiting” you belong at a frat party, not on ESPN.
I’d say this is typically American, but the Japanese have us beat hands down in their enthusiasm for this sport. We’ll see if Kobayashi can reclaim his title today.
The things we do with our days off…
See last year’s Competitive Shitting for more.
Monday: Was your jet shot down? If so, you are qualified to be President!