Arthur Black (humorist)

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Arthur Black
Born (1943-08-30) 30 August 1943 (age 73)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation humorist
Known for Basic Black

Arthur Black (born 30 August 1943[1]) is a Canadian humorist and radio personality, best known as the longtime host of Basic Black on CBC Radio. He also publishes a regular humour column syndicated to 50 Canadian newspapers.

Black is a three-time winner of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour.

Black now lives on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia.[citation needed]

Books[edit]

  • Basic Black: The Wit and Whimsy of Arthur Black (1981)
  • Back to Black (1986)
  • Arthur! Arthur! (1991)
  • That Old Black Magic (1989)
  • Black by Popular Demand (1994)
  • Black in the Saddle Again (1996)
  • Black Tie and Tales (1999)
  • Flashblack! (2002)
  • Pitch Black (2006)
  • Black Gold (2006)
  • Black to the Grindstone (2007)
  • Planet Salt Spring (audiobook) (2009)
  • Black is the New Green (2009)
  • Fifty Shades of Black (2013)
  • Paint the Town Black (2015) Harbour Publishing

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-13.  www.newpara.com

Or see: Arthur Black was born in Toronto in 1943 (...) at https://web.archive.org/web/20120621215834/http://www.speakers.ca:80/black_arthur.html

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