The Hersey boys start the morning with ring-shaped sweet treats this time. They discuss what is and what is not a doughnut (or donut) and share tales of eating competitions before they veer way off course (as they always do).
There is much corporate name-dropping that takes place. It’d be a real shame if any of those brands were to decide to suddenly sponsor us…
Read The Podcast: Donut or Doughnut?
Both Todd and Eric participated in some type of Donut eating contest. What other eating contests are out there in the world?
Nathan’s Famous 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest
This might be the most famous eating contest of them all. Help at Coney Island, New York, Joey Chestnut owns the record with 69 hot dogs in 10 minutes.
Hooters Worldwide Wing Eating Championship
Who doesn’t love some wings? Well, Joey Chestnut loves some wings. He managed to take down 184 wings in 10 minutes during this Hooters Wing Eating Contest in Clearwater, Florida.
World Brain Eating Competition
If we were all zombies, we might want to partake. But for this Minneapolis, Minnesota contest does not eat real brains (it’s pork). Joey Chestnut once again reigns supreme with 54 brains in eight minutes.
72-ounce Steak Challenge
What? Joey Chestnut did not win this Amarillo, Texas contest? Nope, Molly Shuyler ate three 72-ounce steaks in 20 minutes.