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At home it's hard to imagine such an old -fashioned gent as Pokey getting stuck into the White Stripes on his stereo but he says his musical choices have more to do with the quality than the genre.
There have been several long discussions about the Pokey Chatman issue the past few weeks on a popular industry message board and there is absolutely no consensus on how to handle the story except to say that it's something we need to spend a lot more time figuring out.
But instead of rendering the automobile in macho, heroic terms, McDonald does the obverse by making Pokey claim that after the death of his parents in an electrical fire, the car was all that he had left of them, and thus it came to represent his parents to him.
Although Markstein didn't remember it at the time, he had previously used the Saddam/hokey pokey combination in a 1993 cartoon.
First here some years ago as Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three, things have changed for the Bloomington, Illinois, old-timey musician who was born Andrew Heissler before assuming the more exotic handle.
Top speed of a manual A3 hatch with this pokey diesel is 145mph and 0-62mph takes 7.
Mark, 41, said hunger was his "motivator" as he struggled for recognition in the superhero world as a scriptwriter from a pokey flat in the town.
Leave the farce till last If we must have eight-race cards, could we put the pokey two-runner races, like the one at Salisbury, on the end so punters don't have to sit through the farce and can head home at a proper time?
Visitors can explore the history of the ice-cream industry from the icicle tricycle to the elaborately decorated Hokey Pokey vans which sent children running for a cool treat.
I couldn't say that we made a pokey television programme about cars because then he might wonder what on earth we were doing wasting his valuable time," the Daily Star quoted Clarkson as saying.
He had a pokey little office with a barely working toilet above a lock-up garage in the West End where we all retired after one particularly rollicking gig.
The Hop, a quaint burger joint on Cantrell Road in Little Rock, will be jumping downtown to the old Pokey D's spot at Markham and Scott.