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Gallagher, Watermelon-Smashing Comic of 1980s Fame, Dies at 76

Gallagher, the standup comedian who rose to fame in the 1980s with a prop-heavy act highlighted by smashing watermelons onstage, was being remembered as “inventive,” “difficult” and “unforgettable” following his death at age 76. “He was a one of a kind,” podcaster Marc Maron tweeted. “A singular entertainer. A difficult man. RIP Gallagher (if possible).” […]