Lagniappe is gone now, but his memory lives on.
I can't take full credit for my knowledge of this answer. The only thing I actually showed is that I am quite adept at search functions on the internet...Yes wiki is my friend. ;-)Do I still win something for my resourcefulness?:-)
I can say I never watched the Gong Show
Rick, that's un-American. I know that you're an American, so watch it on Youtube. Now.