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Watch a Competitive Eater Demonstrate How to Pound Three Hot Dogs in 30 Seconds

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  • The Fourth of July is right around the corner, so now is a good time to learn how to do well in a hot dog-eating contest. Competitive eater Pat “Deep Dish” Bertoletti shared a few pointers with the AV Club before wolfing down three dogs in about 30 seconds. Key takeaways: Snap the dogs in half, dip the buns in water, and be okay with disgusting anyone who might be watching.