By Bobby Tanzilo Senior Editor/Writer Published Dec 12, 2012 at 1:34 PM

When Aimee Mann performed at The Pabst early in November, she couldn't help but comment on The Bronze Fonz.

"That is the worst Fonzie statue I've ever seen. It is so awesome," said Mann during the show. "Every town has its wrong statue and this one is your guys'. You should be so proud."

That led us to wonder how many Fonzie statues she's seen, but I digress.

The other day, Mann tweeted,

The following day, she revisited the subject, noting that she's collaborating with Ted Leo, who opened for Mann at the Milwaukee gig last month, and allowing Leo to make the very public judgment:

Then Leo made his very public judgment:

When I retweeted her initial Fonz comment, she responded to say,

Time will tell what Mann has to say, in song, about the man in the turquoise pants that adorns our Riverwalk. I've asked her for a preview, but we'll see...

Bobby Tanzilo Senior Editor/Writer

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he lived until he was 17, Bobby received his BA-Mass Communications from UWM in 1989 and has lived in Walker's Point, Bay View, Enderis Park, South Milwaukee and on the East Side.

He has published three non-fiction books in Italy – including one about an event in Milwaukee history, which was published in the U.S. in autumn 2010. Four more books, all about Milwaukee, have been published by The History Press.

With his most recent band, The Yell Leaders, Bobby released four LPs and had a songs featured in episodes of TV's "Party of Five" and "Dawson's Creek," and films in Japan, South America and the U.S. The Yell Leaders were named the best unsigned band in their region by VH-1 as part of its Rock Across America 1998 Tour. Most recently, the band contributed tracks to a UK vinyl/CD tribute to the Redskins and collaborated on a track with Italian novelist Enrico Remmert.

He's produced three installments of the "OMCD" series of local music compilations for and in 2007 produced a CD of Italian music and poetry.

In 2005, he was awarded the City of Asti's (Italy) Journalism Prize for his work focusing on that area. He has also won awards from the Milwaukee Press Club.

He has be heard on 88Nine Radio Milwaukee talking about his "Urban Spelunking" series of stories, in that station's most popular podcast.