Where Peanuts Are Like Hot Dogs

Roasted peanuts and hot dogs become rather similar when we look at the impact of the coronavirus on Major League Baseball.

What You Don’t See When You Watch a Baseball Game

Those vendors that sell us hot dogs, peanuts, and Coke at a ball game are thinking about a lot more than the food and the score.

Econlife Quiz: Do You Know Your Baseball Economics

With the baseball season soon to start, the econlife team is looking at the money, the players, and even the music in our latest quiz.

Why We Need to Know If a Hot Dog Is a Sandwich

When municipal revenue is involved, it matters if a hot dog is a sandwich. Below, for many smiles and some “analysis,” Stephen Colbert has an answer: Sandwich Taxes In a New York State deli, if you order an uncut bagel…

Why Competitive Eating is About Much More Than Food

When Joey Chestnut guzzles 72 Nathan’s hot dogs in 10 minutes, his competitive eating takes us to much more than food and entertainment.