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Kookie

teen idol of 1950s whose character was depicted by slick shirts, tight pants, and “wet look” hairstyle. [TV: “77 Sunset Strip” in Terrace, II, 282–283]
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Kookie is something of an ice cream connoisseur, as it is the only sweet treat he likes.
KOOKIE: Katherine in The Ugly Truth KEY TALENTS: Katherine in Killers with Ashton Kutcher
Props to Carlos "Kookie" Gonzalez, for a fine event poster.
Kookie are appearing from 8pm on Saturday in the Ouston Social Club, with John Winter at 8pm on Sunday in the Ouston Social Club.
They were creepy and kookie and altogether spooky but we all loved The Addams Family.
"A cool car gets you noticed, whether you're Elvis with his pink Cadillac, Kookie on '77 Sunset Strip,' James Dean in 'Rebel without a Cause,' or, like Springsteen, a working-class guy from New Jersey.
Licensing agreements have also been formed with Sue Dreamer, who has returned to Silvestri with two new lines -- Holiday and Kookie Spookies -- and Lib Cummings-Mead, who brings Larkspur Lane, a collection of characters from a magical house that come with their own story booklet, to Silvestri.
In "77 Sunset Strip," cool private detectives on the strip were glamorous figures, and the parking lot attendant, Kookie Burns, was eventually elevated to the series lead.
Then I must say--as I was watching the cars go by--I started having kookie ideas.
She was linked with such stars as Sal Mineo, Rock Hudson, Troy Donahue (all of whom are referenced in the "Look at Me" number from Grease, and all of whom, despite being icons of male sexuality in the fifties, were, in fact, gay), John Saxon, Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, Rick Nelson, Lindsay Crosby, and Rik Von Nutter.
Other credits in Ralke's catalog include the Edd "Kookie" Byrnes cult classic "Kookie Lend Me Your Comb." He also coproduced and arranged for the Sunrays, scoring the singles "I Live for the Sun" and "Andrea."
But promptly Gass becomes outre describing the household: "Kid, Kitchen, Kirk, Koffee in which to dip a Kookie: they add up to Komfort." This is soon redressed by an elegant trope: "Contradiction paves every avenue of feeling, and we grow up in bewilderment like a bird in a ballroom, with all that space and none meant for flying, a wide shining floor and nowhere to light [sic for alight]." Nicely put, as is this about Rilke's involvement with the formidable Lou Andreas Salome, as formative as it was unsettling: "Meeting your match may make for a doubled flame, but it will certainly result, quite soon, in two burnt ends." In this case, it was only Rene Maria Rilke, who at Lou's urging became Rainer Maria, who got burned.