Liveblog: Latest from Boston

The morning after explosions, no arrests have been made and the injury count is well over 100

Topics: Boston Explosions, Terrorism, Boston Marathon, Patriots' Day, Legal issues, Law enforcement,

Liveblog: Latest from BostonTwo police officers walk down Boylston Street, away from the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts April 16, 2013. (Credit: Brian Snyder / Reuters)

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      Alex Halperin is news editor at Salon. You can follow him on Twitter @alexhalperin.

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        7 ways Americans have defiled the hot dog

        Sonic's Bacon Double Cheddar Croissant Dog

        Sonic calls this a "gourmet twist" on a classic. I am not so, so fancy, but I know that sprinkling bacon and cheddar cheese onto a tube of pork is not gourmet, even if you have made a bun out of something that is theoretically French.

        Krispy Kreme

        7 ways Americans have defiled the hot dog

        Krispy Kreme's Doughnut Dog

        This stupid thing is a hotdog in a glazed doughnut bun, topped with bacon and raspberry jelly. It is only available at Delaware's Frawley Stadium, thank god.


        7 ways Americans have defiled the hot dog

        KFC's Double Down Dog

        This creation is notable for its fried chicken bun and ability to hastily kill your dreams.

        Pizza Hut

        7 ways Americans have defiled the hot dog

        Pizza Hut's Hot Dog Bites Pizza

        Pizza Hut basically just glued pigs-in-blankets to the crust of its normal pizza. This actually sounds good, and I blame America for brainwashing me into feeling that.

        Carl's Jr.

        7 ways Americans have defiled the hot dog

        Carl's Jr. Most American Thick Burger

        This is a burger stuffed with potato chips and hot dogs. Choose a meat, America! How hard is it to just choose a meat?!

        Tokyo Dog

        7 ways Americans have defiled the hot dog

        Tokyo Dog's Juuni Ban

        A food truck in Seattle called Tokyo Dog created this thing, which is notable for its distinction as the Guinness Book of World Records' most expensive hot dog at $169. It is a smoked cheese bratwurst, covered in butter Teriyaki grilled onions, Maitake mushrooms, Wagyu beef, foie gras, black truffles, caviar and Japanese mayo in a brioche bun. Just calm down, Tokyo Dog. Calm down.


        7 ways Americans have defiled the hot dog

        Limp Bizkit's "Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water"

        This album art should be illegal.

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