Ed Driscoll

Curiously, No Waitresses from the Tilted Kilt were Interviewed

Rockford Illinois knows the clock is ticking on its 15 minutes of fame:

The Rockford Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is seizing upon a moment in Wisconsin history. It’s using the budget battle being waged in Madison as a way to encourage people to “Hideaway in Rockford.”

In a news release, they say, “whether you’re a state senator or not, you can come to Rockford to explore ‘hideaway hotspots’ and take advantage of ‘runaway rates’ at local hotels.”

As you can see in the YouTube clip’s still shot, Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen, a longtime resident of Rockford has some fun in the video as well. No word yet what Bun E. Carlos thinks of the town, though:

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