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People from Hoke County, North Carolina People from Hoke County, North Carolina - Gallagher, Ted Thomas, Sr., Jim McMillian, Roy Tyner, Charlegallagher, Ted Thomas, Sr., Jim McMillian, Roy Tyner, Charles O'Neal, Kathy McMillan, Tim Morrison S O'Neal, Kathy McMillan, Tim Morrison (Paperback) Loot Price: R232
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People from Hoke County, North Carolina People from Hoke County, North Carolina - Gallagher, Ted Thomas, Sr., Jim McMillian,...

People from Hoke County, North Carolina People from Hoke County, North Carolina - Gallagher, Ted Thomas, Sr., Jim McMillian, Roy Tyner, Charlegallagher, Ted Thomas, Sr., Jim McMillian, Roy Tyner, Charles O'Neal, Kathy McMillan, Tim Morrison S O'Neal, Kathy McMillan, Tim Morrison (Paperback)

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Chapters: Gallagher, Ted Thomas, Sr., Jim Mcmillian, Roy Tyner, Charles O'neal, Kathy Mcmillan, Tim Morrison. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 28. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Gallagher (born Leo Anthony Gallagher on July 24, 1946) is an American comedian and prop comic, most popularly known for smashing watermelons as part of his act. Leo Anthony Gallagher was born at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He grew up in South Tampa, Florida, where he attended H.B. Plant High School. He graduated from the University of South Florida with a chemical engineering degree in 1969. After college, Gallagher began working as comic/musician Jim Stafford's road manager. Stafford and Gallagher went out to California in 1979 and Gallagher decided to take the stage himself. He began honing his own comedy act while hanging out at both The Comedy Store and the Ice House. Gallagher was one of the most popular and recognizable American comedians during the early 1980s. He produced at least one special a year from 1981 to 1987, all of which were carried by Showtime cable network and then re-broadcast numerous times throughout the year, especially on the Comedy Central channel. As of 2008, he has done 16 specials. His signature sketch is the Sledge-O-Matic, a large wooden mallet that Gallagher uses to smash a variety of objects, including computer keyboards, containers of cottage cheese, cartons of chocolate milk, tubes of toothpaste, pound cake ("I guess it does"), Big Macs, grape soda, fried chicken, and, most famously, watermelons. Given the messy nature of this portion of his act, it is usually saved for the finale of his shows. Show attendees in the first two or three rows are usually provided with plastic sheeting for protection, and many fans bring their own additional protection (raincoats, umbrella...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=20758

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-12466-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-157-12466-6
Barcode: 9781157124665

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