|Published||2009 (Orion Press)|
|Media type||Print Paperback)|
A Cool Head is Ian Rankin's entry in Quick Reads 2009.
Ian James Rankin, is a Scottish crime writer, best known for his Inspector Rebus novels.
Gravy works in a graveyard. One day his friend turns up in a car he doesn't recognise. His friend has a bullet in his chest. Gravy is asked to hide the gun and the body. In the back of the car is blood, and a bag full of money. Soon Gravy is caught up in a robbery gone wrong and is pursued by some desperate and mysterious men as well as the police.
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Poutine is a dish originating from the Canadian province of Quebec, consisting of French fries and cheese curds topped with a brown gravy. The dish emerged in the late 1950s in the Centre-du-Québec area and has long been associated with the cuisine of Quebec. For many years, it was negatively perceived and mocked, and even used as a means of stigmatization against Quebec society. Later, poutine became celebrated as a symbol of Québécois cultural pride, and its rise in prominence led to popularity outside the province, especially in the rest of Central Canada, in the Northeastern United States and even Japan.
Gravy is a sauce often made from the juices of meats that run naturally during cooking and thickened with wheat flour or corn starch for added texture. In the United States and Singapore, the term can refer to a wider variety of sauces. The gravy may be further colored and flavored with gravy salt or gravy browning or ready-made cubes and powders can be used as a substitute for natural meat or vegetable extracts. Canned and instant gravies are also available. Gravy is commonly served with roasts, meatloaf, rice, and mashed potatoes.
Chicken fried steak is an American breaded cutlet dish consisting of a piece of beefsteak coated with seasoned flour and pan-fried. It is sometimes associated with the Southern cuisine of the United States. Despite the name, the dish contains no chicken, but is so named because the cooking method is similar to that of pan-fried chicken breast cutlets.
Hugh Nanton Romney, better known as Wavy Gravy, is an American entertainer and activist for peace, best known for his hippie appearance, personality and countercultural beliefs. His moniker was given to him by B.B. King at the Texas International Pop Festival in 1969. "It's worked pretty well through my life," he says, "except with telephone operators – I have to say 'Gravy, first initial W.'"
Lumpy Gravy is the debut solo album by Frank Zappa, written by Zappa and performed by a group of session players he dubbed the Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra. Zappa conducted the orchestra but did not perform on the album. It is his third album overall: his previous releases had been under the name of his group, the Mothers of Invention.
Blue Collar TV is a television program that aired on The WB with lead actors Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, and Larry the Cable Guy. The show's humor dealt principally with contemporary American society, and especially hillbilly, redneck, and Southern stereotypes. The show was greenlighted on the heels of the success of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, which the series' three lead actors toured with in the early-mid-2000s. It was created by Fax Bahr and Adam Small, in addition to J.P. Williams and Jeff Foxworthy. Blue collar is a US phrase used to describe manual laborers, as opposed to white collar for office or professional workers.
Fabric 18 is a DJ mix compilation album by Baby Mammoth, Beige & Solid Doctor, as part of the Fabric Mix Series.
Turkey Dinner is the sixth episode of the seventh series of the British comedy series Dad's Army. It was originally transmitted on Monday, 23 December 1974.
Gravy Train were a progressive rock group from Lancashire, England, formed by vocalist and guitarist Norman Barratt in 1969. Also featuring J.D. Hughes, Les Williams and Barry Davenport (drums), the band would record four studio albums. The first two were released on the Vertigo label, the latter two by Dawn Records.
Laughing Gravy is a 1930 short film comedy starring Laurel and Hardy. It was directed by James W. Horne, produced by Hal Roach and distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Gravy Deco is an album by Robyn Hitchcock, issued during a spell of intense re-issuing of his work in the mid-1990s. The album's material had surfaced in the early 1980s, initially as Groovy Decay, and then later, substantially remixed, as Groovy Decoy.
James E. "Gravy" Patterson, also known as Pat Patterson, was the most successful coach in the history of Louisiana college baseball. During his tenure as head coach from 1968 to 1990, the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs, in Ruston, compiled a 741-462-2 record. Patterson produced eighteen winning seasons in twenty-three years, and his teams won forty or more games in five of those years. He was Conference Coach of the Year seven times.
Chow Hound is a Looney Tunes animated short directed by Chuck Jones and written by Michael Maltese. Released June 16, 1951, the voices are performed by Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet and John T. Smith.
Jamal "Gravy" Woolard is an American actor, rapper, and comedian. He is best known for portraying musician The Notorious B.I.G. in the film Notorious, and, as a supporting character, in the Tupac Shakur biopic All Eyez On Me.
Gravy, is a former entertainer, famous throughout the cricket world, for 12 years of voluntary entertaining of the crowd through a variety of antics at the Antigua Recreation Ground in St John's, Antigua.
Mix Me a Person is a 1962 British crime drama film directed by Leslie Norman, starring Anne Baxter, Donald Sinden, Adam Faith, Walter Brown and Carole Ann Ford. The screenplay concerns a young London criminal who is faced with being hanged for murdering a policeman. With even his defence counsel convinced of his guilt, a female psychiatrist tries to prove that the police and legal system have made a mistake.
The 5th Quarter is a 2010 American film written, directed and produced by Rick Bieber and starring Aidan Quinn, Andie MacDowell, and Ryan Merriman. It is based on actual events.
Rice and gravy is a staple of Louisiana Creole and Cajun cuisine and is usually a brown gravy based on pan drippings, which are deglazed and simmered with extra seasonings and served over steamed or boiled rice.
Matthew Hauri, known professionally as Yung Gravy, is a rapper and songwriter from Rochester, Minnesota. He is known for his 2016 single "Mr. Clean". Other top hits include, "1 Thot 2 Thot Red Thot Blue Thot" and his 2018 single "Alley Oop" feat. Lil Baby.Since 2017, the rapper has completed two North American tours, with support from acts such as Ugly God. He has released four EPs and one mixtape.