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Scientific Podcast Goes Boink, Episode 94: Chicken-Neck The Hot Dog

Happy Independence Day! Let's watch a bunch of guys eat hot dogs!

Jeff Zelevansky

What is a sandwich? Before you answer that, listen to Pete and Bill watch the 2014 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest and question the meaning of existence. Conversation turns to the films of Paul Thomas Anderson, obviously.

For your full enjoyment, links to things discussed on the podcast:

Sports Science on eating 69 hot dogs
The 2014 Nathan's Hot Dogs Eating Contest
- "Pretty" Peter Avalon, in illustration
Pete's trophy
Jeb Lund on the hot dog as a sandwich
- On Sandwiches: This is not a sandwich
- On Sandwiches: the Four Peaks Brewery
Moe's deli, a food truck with open-ended egg rolls
The Pie Hole
- 17-year-old Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Story of Dirk Diggler"
- "Cigarettes and Coffee" by Paul Thomas Anderson
- "Turn Blue, The Short Life of Ghoulardi"