It was a simple idea. It was National Hot Dog day. A day to celebrate hot dogs and all things American. As Americans we pride ourselves on setting goals. Our producer Joe Votruba set the goal of eating 7 hot dogs in 3 minutes. These pictures tell the story.

As you can see there are 9 hot dogs here. That was just in case Joe went for broke and had time left on the clock to keep going.

Joe V. getting his game face on.

Joe going for it. Yes, that is indeed a trash can on the counter, you know, just in case.

Joe V begins to regret his decision.

So how did it all turn out? Check out the audio from yesterday's show below

Part 1

Part 2