Horsemen of the Esophagus (2006) To the Dogs Fagone follows a year of eating competitions and "athletes" with WWE-like nicknames ("Coondog" O'Karma, "Cookie" Jarvis), culminating in the 2005 Nathan's Famous… 2006-04-25 Nonfiction Crown
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Horsemen of the Esophagus (2006)

Details Release Date: Apr 25, 2006; Writer: Jason Fagone; Genre: Nonfiction; Publisher: Crown

To the Dogs
Fagone follows a year of eating competitions and ''athletes'' with WWE-like nicknames (''Coondog'' O'Karma, ''Cookie'' Jarvis), culminating in the 2005 Nathan's Famous contest.

Winging It
In 2005's Wing Bowl, Thomas finished a close second to Bill ''El Wingador'' Simmons.

Final Serving
With colorful prose to capture the unique drama, Fagone offers a probing look at a curious pastime.

Originally posted Apr 14, 2006 Published in issue #873 Apr 21, 2006 Order article reprints