Black, Arthur (Raymond)

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BLACK, Arthur (Raymond)

BLACK, Arthur (Raymond). Canadian, b. 1943. Genres: Essays, Humor/Satire. Career: CBC-Radio, host of Radio Noon in Thunder Bay, ON, 1976-85, host of Basic Black in Toronto, ON, 1985-94, in Vancouver, BC, 1994-2001. Writer in residence, Kitchener Public Library, 1992; commentator, Global Television, 1992-94. Guest on television programs, including Journal and Midday; public speaker. Black and White, syndicated columnist, 1976-; Weird Homes, host, 1998-; Weird Wheels, 2000-. Publications: Old Fort William: A History; Basic Black, 1981; Back to Black, 1986; That Old Black Magic (essays), 1989; Arthur, Arthur!, 1991; Black by Popular Demand, 1993; Black in the Saddle Again, 1996; Black Tie and Tales, 1999; Flashback!, 2001. Address: 131 Lionel Crescent, Salt Spring Island, BC, Canada V8K 2E1.