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Published:March 13th, 2011 09:54 EST

Comedian Gallagher In Stable Condition After Collapsing On Stage

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Gallagher`s publicist says the comedian is hospitalized in stable condition after collapsing during a stage show in Minnesota.

Christine Sherrer, Gallagher`s promotional manager, told the (Rochester) Post-Bulletin the 64-year-old prop comic is undergoing tests at the Mayo Clinic`s Saint Marys Hospital." UPI

Gallagher is a one-trick pony; his shtick is destroying items, usually with a large wooden mallet. I don`t see the humor in smashing watermelons and other squishy items. A toddler might find Gallagher`s act hilarious, everybody else thinks he`s a fool.

I don`t know why anybody would pay good money to watch Gallagher perform. Save yourself $30 and buy a few watermelons, apples and grapefruits and smash them with a frying pan.

However, I wish Gallagher a speedy recovery. Gallagher has carved out a niche in the world of comedy, and there are a lot of idiots who will miss him.

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