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4th of July GIFs: “A Celebration of Freedom, Diversity, and Hot Dogs” by Yoshi Sodeoka

by The AFC Staff on July 4, 2013
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Oh man, we’ve been waiting to post these GIFs all week. HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!

Some background: In honor of the holiday, we asked Japanese-born artist Yoshi Sodeoka to make us a set of American themed gifs. In response, he created this INCREDIBLE set of GIFs devoted to our favorite holiday sport: competitive hot dog eating. You’re looking at the winners of the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest, (which takes place every fourth of July on Coney Island), madly gobbling hot dogs. Flags from the winners’ countries of origin stream out of their ears and across a sky of hyper-colored fireworks. We love these gifs because they are America at her best—loud, exuberant, and entirely too much.

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The Art Fag City Wienerfest in Pictures

by Paddy Johnson on December 21, 2012
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Did you come out of Art Fag City’s Wienerfest and Fundraiser wishing for more photographs of hot dogs, pimped out hot dog carts, and world champion hot dog eater Takeru Kobayashi? Did you miss AFC’s Wienerfest and fundraiser and wish you could get a report on what happened that wild Sunday afternoon? If you answered, “yes” to any of these questions, you’re in luck. We’ve got more pictures and commentary than you can imagine.

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Bring it on! World Hot Dog Eating Champion Kobayashi and Item Idem to Perform at Wienerfest

by The AFC Staff on December 13, 2012
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Wienerfest just got hot doggier. Today, we’ve got an official announcement to make: world hot dog eating champion Takeru Kobayashi and hot dog cart DJ Cyril Duval (aka Item Idem) have just signed on to the Art Fag City Wienerfest. Hell. Yes.

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