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The Art of Cool From One Who Knows*

[From the archives.] Aspirations Growing up, I wanted to be one of the cool kids. I wasn’t, but at times it was what I wanted more than anything else. The guys played sports well; I was picked last or close … Continue reading

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Cooler Than I’ll Ever Be

If you know Jackie Wilson, you know how cool he is. If you don’t know Jackie Wilson, you’ll know how cool he is after watching him sing Lonely Teardrops (1958, American Bandstand). If you can keep your feet from shuffling under … Continue reading

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