This weekend I risked heart failure and trans fat-poisoning at the Texas State Fair — the lard-fried mecca that invented corn dogs — to uncover the secret behind fried beer, fried butter and yes, even fried Pop Tarts.
Chrysler's attempt to fly a 53,000-square foot Ram-themed banner over the Texas State Fair to break a world record fell to Earth when the spooked helicopter pilot pulled the emergency release.
This picture, taken by an anonymous tipster we're calling "Deep Alamo", is from the set up for the Texas State Fair last night. Looks normal enough, doesn't it — the Toyota truck racing trailer pulling up to the fair site, right? Wait a second, something's wrong here — is that a late-model Silverado 3500 HD crew cab…