This week, Ira Sternberg spoke with Gallagher.
Gallagher returns to a Las Vegas stage for a limited time at the Laugh Factory in the Tropicana Las Vegas. Showtime is 7 p.m., nightly.
Ranked as one of the 100 Greatest Stand-ups of All Time by Comedy Central, Gallagher has toured the country doing stand-up comedy for more than 40 years. He has performed in virtually every major theater in the country and sold out shows regularly, including shows on the Las Vegas Strip. Gallagher has also taped 14 comedy specials for Showtime and The Movie Channel.