Deep-fried Romantic

Deep-fried Romantic: Ladies and Gentlemen, the Turducken Meatloaf

November 24th, 2011 |

The Deep-Fried Romantic returns for a holiday special which requires the use of the “Perfect Meatloaf Pan” (As Seen on TV) and some specific ingredients.

Deep-Fried Romantic: the Coupon Wars

February 9th, 2011 |

Clipping coupons may be a thing of the past, as dozens of daily bargains from local restaurants, spas, and shops flood our inboxes.

Deep-Fried Romantic: The State of Karaoke

January 26th, 2011 |

To my fellow Milwaukeeans who worried the grand tradition of unabashed singing was dead: Have no fear. Underground Karaoke is coming this weekend.

Deep-Fried Romantic: Now with 300% more video

January 12th, 2011 |

Get Xtranormal and a little freaky this week as DFR wonders: Will the next great auteur come out of the amateur video wasteland?

Deep-Fried Romantic: Where are they now?

December 29th, 2010 |

Two years and 45 low-culture slap happy columns later, we look back with wonder at this slice of Americana and any changes that may happened.

Deep-Fried Romantic: Candy Cane Lane

December 15th, 2010 |

Celebrating 25 years of running up the electric bill and warming souls, this winter wonderland collects for the MACC Fund and sets an artistic tableau.

Deep-Fried Romantic: It’s a Wet Nap World

December 1st, 2010 |

I can’t tell if the marriage of paper goods and liquid product is actually greener for the environment, but it certainly feeds our need for convenience.

Deep-Fried Romantic: Project Winter Beard is a Go

November 17th, 2010 |

It’s that time of year when men from the Midwest bond over the primal, almost feral desire for facial hair.

Deep-Fried Romantic: The Trouble with “Best of” Lists

November 3rd, 2010 |

Everyone has their favorite local establishment and publications make a mint off declaring “The Best” – so how does low culture choice often win out anyway?

Deep-Fried Romantic takes in a Packers game

October 6th, 2010 |

To outsiders, saying you come from Wisconsin but haven’t been inside Lambeau Field is strange. But natives know it’s a hard ticket to get.