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    Takeru Kobayashi Shatters Peep Eating World Record

    And he kicks BuzzFeed's ass. Just in time for Easter, here's competitive eating legend Takeru Kobayashi (Kobe to his friends) mopping the floor with me in the Marshmallow Peep Thunderdome. The previous world record for Peeps in 30 seconds is 7. Kobayashi does slightly better. I do not.

    Kobayashi=25 Peeps

    25 Peeps in 30 seconds obliterates the previous record of 7, as determined by RecordSetter.

    Me=4 Peeps

    I would say that I'm ashamed, but based on my outfit, I clearly lack the shame required.

    The Pre-Game Interview With Kobayashi

    The Promotional Poster

    Courtesy of Amy Sly.

    Kobayashi Shattering The Previous World Record, Me In Awe

    And, no, I don't have a good reason for dressing like a fancy bunny. I knew I wouldn't be able to compete with Kobayashi on the eating front, so I decided to defeat him on the fashion front. I failed on both fronts.

    The Aftermath

    Notice the colorful peep slurry in the tray. This is from Kobayashi dunking the Peeps and slamming them down his throat. Not pretty, with lots of collateral damage, but it gets the job done.

    And Then There's This