We should tell you a few things about hot dog eating. They are cold on the plate. They start tasting like Play-Doh immediately. The urge to look around at the people around you is irresistible. At midnight last night, after being completely off food for 10 hours, we succumbed to the urge to buy a white chocolate and macadamia nut cookie and red velvet cupcake from a dessert bar because really, what damage could it possibly do after eating ten hot dogs in ten minutes?