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In memoriam: Cookie Monster
Tomorrow's Sunday and, as has been the glorious tradition for all of two weeks, that means I'm changing my avatar/profile picture. (Suggestions are more than welcome: it must be either a non-anime cartoon character I've heard of or a children's entertainment character I've heard of.) However, I've come to get attached to the little blue guy that sits at the left hand corner of all my posts (and to the right of all my blog comments), so this is my little tribute to most people's favourite biscuit-eating, blue-furred puppet/monster.
We might as well start at the beginning ever since 1971, Cookie Monster has been informing America's children on how to eat a good and balanced diet:
However, his whirlwind success got to him - he described his life during the '70s and '80s to Stephen Colbert as "crazy", referring to himself as the "Robert Downey, Jr. of cookies", so much so that he had to be checked into rehab because of it:
But, after the most stressful time of his life, he managed to rehabilitate his image by helping bring down Martha Stewart on her daytime TV show. Rumour has it that these very videos were used as evidence in her famous securities fraud trial of 2003:
And now he's back on the top of his game. He'll be gone as my avatar, but he'll still remain in our hearts - especially with videos such as the one below, that demonstrate his immense wit and contempt for the common frog:
Posted April 23rd, 2011 at 12:39 PM by Luck
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Posted April 23rd, 2011 at 2:53 PM by Mr Cat Dog