From our "second to bun" coverage of the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest to rankings of summer food and drink to our salute to the athletes who've served this country, we set off a display of literary fireworks.
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Thirsty? Do you prefer Coke, Dr Pepper, Sprite or Pepsi? It's bottoms up for our Soda Pop Power Rankings! . . . more
From Doritos to Pringles to Lays, we crunch down on the best snack chips in our Power Rankings . . . more
We salute all veterans and rank 10 living athletes who served our country in our Power Rankings . . . more
Chocolate, vanilla or pistachio? We rank the top ice cream flavors we scream for . . . more
Power Rankings: Born on the Fourth of July
George Steinbrenner, Geraldo Rivera and Captain America. See our Power Rankings for those Yankee Doodle Dandies born on the Fourth of July . . . more
The Gab Four didn't attend Media Day at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, mainly because there was no Media Day. But had there been, here is what they would have liked to ask these Major League Eating competitors . . . more
Mustard? Chili? Ketchup? Cheese? What goes on your dog? Get our Hot Dog Condiment Power Rankings while they're hot . . . more
We salute all veterans and rank 10 living athletes who served our country in our Power Rankings: Franksters . . . more
Fuddruckers, Red Robin or Carl's Jr.? Who has the best burger? Take a bite out of our Power Rankings . . . more
These wieners defy Joey Chestnut. Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs once gave a whole new meaning to "playing with your food," as Chris pays tribute to the Franksters . . . more
Got a hankering for watching adults eating hot dogs at a rate of 59 per 10 minutes? Then watch the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4. Got a hankering to read about it? Then check out the latest from the Gab Four, and try not to get sick . . . more
Wiener Takes All
Yum! Chris reminisces back to Joey Chestnut and Takeru Kobayashi's first meeting at Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest . . . more