We have some questions about this blobby yellow bus that dispenses free hot dogs

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There’s a new food truck parked under the Brooklyn Bridge: it’s big, it’s bright yellow, it’s… disturbingly bulbous, and it’s giving out hot dogs — with your choice of ketchup or mustard — for free.

Designed to resemble a curvaceous Volkswagen microbus, Hot Dog Bus is a piece of mobile art that was commissioned by the New York City Public Art Fund from Austrian artist Erwin Wurm. Through the end of summer, visitors are invited to approach this bloated cousin of the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile and the Catbus from My Neighbor Totoro and snag one free all-beef hot dog per day. The Public Art Fund estimates that 50,000 hot dogs will be given out by the end of the exhibition.

But the question remains: what the hell is wrong with this bus?


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