I mean, deep-fried calamari is still squid, after all, not a side of fries. It's a bit more exotic and icky than the all-American fare I'm used to - like bologna, pork rinds, and cheese dog Hot Pockets.
I suspect that breaded and deep-fried calamari rings and breaded and deep-fried pig rectums would both taste pretty much the same.
Like chicken nuggets.
In the making a better tomorrow, tomorrow department, the Washington Post announced Friday that Stephen Colbert's sister, Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, would file papers on Tuesday in South Carolina to run for the U.S. Congress seat recently vacated by Republican Tim Scott.
Colbert-Busch, a Clemson University business development official and a Democrat, faces former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, listed by some detractors as R-Appalachian Trail, due to his purported location during a mysterious weeklong disappearance in 2009.
Could be the Comedy Central truthiness guru shut down his $773,000 Super Pac a bit too early.