As a late birthday present I was presented with an American icon as extrudedly delicious as it is venerable:
Not much has changed in 25 years, although my Cookie Puss had ice cream sandwiches for eyes instead of half-moon cookies. That could be a regional thing, as I just learned from that Wikipedia article that half-moons were invented by the same bakery from which friends of mine bought my semi-legendary 21st-birthday cake. Please join me in a heartfelt rendition of "Circle of Life."
Naturally this brought to mind the first Beastie Boys song I ever heard, from 25+ years ago as well:
As the man himself used to say, "Thank you for your support."