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trof Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-28-11 05:32 PM
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Most of the old cool guys are gone.
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Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., all the rat pack, gone.
Gary Cooper was a manly man, but a cool guy too.
Cary Grant was the ultimate cool guy.
Gregory Peck was beyond cool.
Cool with a conscience and some SERIOUS principles.

Jerry Lewis was/is not cool.
OK, he's still amongst the above-ground...physically.
He was funny, in his time.
And he tried so hard to be cool after he split with Dean.
I think he tried to 'be' Dean in his absence.
But he was never cool.
Sorry, Jerry.

Dr. Hunter S. Thompson.
For his generation and the ones to follow, he was the way-over-the-top cool.
Like sub-zero.

I said 'most of the cool guys' because good ol' Tony Bennet (Anthony Dominick Benedetto) is thankfully, and almost miraculously, still with us. He hit 85 last August.
Guy must be living right.

There are some 'new' cool guys.
George Clooney is definitely cool.
And more in the Gregory Peck mold.
Conscience and a heart.

Johnny Depp is way cool.
Edgy, but cool.

Tommy Lee Jones is borderline cool.
But more edgy.

Adam Sandler is not cool.

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