yanker


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someone who gives a strong sudden pull

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He played Jimmy "B-Rabbit" Smith, Jr in the 2002 film 8 Mile and he also took the role of Billy Fletcher in the US series Crank Yankers.
He was also the executive-producer of the MTV2 series The Andy Milonakis Show and Comedy Central's Crank Yankers.
He has written for MTV's Short Circuits, Comedy Central's Crank Yankers, and A&E's Roast of Gene Simmons.
Hector Garcia's crank yankers involve buried nosegrinds, not foul-mouthed puppets.
I've Got a Bump on My Rump': Aristophanes, Total Quality Management, Marxism-Leninism, and Comedy Central's Crank Yankers.
She also pops up on the HBO television series Curb Your Enthusiasm; has been doing a 31-city comedy stand-up routine, The Cotton T-Shirt Tour;, and appears on Comedy Central's Crank Yankers.
In her stand-up act and her roles on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm and Comedy Central's Crank Yankers, the take-no-prisoners comedian whomps and stomps the hypocrisy of "moral values.
And they can browse exclusive content from MTV and Comedy Central - such as TRL Video Voting, the Rock Paper Schizzle game or ringtones from those wacky "Crank Yankers.
First among contractors in this line of work are the "tank yankers," who are the backhoe contractors that remove the old tanks.
Enhanced with detailed sets from Hollywood TV shows such as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "'Power Rangers," "Crank Yankers," and movies such as "House of A 1,000 Corpses," "Haunted Mansion," and "Indiana Jones," this spook-tacular attraction is one of the most unique and best haunts in Southern California.
The animated prank calls are unscripted, and based on real situations from viewer submissions ageneration Y mashup of Tracey Ullman's Simpsons and Comedy Central's Crank Yankers.
Crank Yankers Uncensored - Season Two, Volume One'' (Paramount; $29.
The pair, fresh from stints on Greg the Bunny and Crank Yankers, have invited reps from every cartoon cliche to live in their animated house, including an action star (Captain Hero), a fairy tale princess (Clara), an anime thingamabob (Ling-Ling), and a Betty Boop-like black-and-white character from the 1920s (Toot Braunstein).
The pictures can't translate how hard Crank Yankers made us laugh, though.
Adam Carolla, who is best known for his work in television and radio, has previously hosted CBS RADIO's "The Adam Carolla Show," was co-host of the nationally syndicated radio call-in show "Loveline," co- created, executive produced and co-hosted Comedy Central's "The Man Show," co-created, executive produced and was a character on "Crank Yankers," as well as a contestant on "Dancing With The Stars" and "Celebrity Apprentice.