Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Comedian Nipsey Russell was known for funny poems
Seattle Times - Nipsey Russell, a stand-up comedian who became a national television personality through his frequent appearances on variety, talk and game shows, died Sunday in New York. He was 80. According to WCBS-TV in New York, Mr. ... delighted audiences with his funny but topical poems, which prompted 'The Tonight Show' sidekick Ed McMahon ... planned to teach English. Writing poems, Mr. Russell told the Los Angeles ...

Comedian, Actor Nipsey Russel Dies Of Cancer
10News.com - ... II.Man Of Poetry Russell first started doing poems when he was a guest on Martin's variety show ... deliberately kept the four-line poems brief and to the point -- because ...

Comedian, TV game show guest Nipsey Russell dies
Reuters - Nipsey Russell, the first black comedian to regularly appear on U.S. ... poet laureate of TV' for the quick-witted poems he would recite, Russell died in a New York ... poet laureate' because of the poems, some of which were playfully political ...

Student skits bringa staid subject to life
Atlanta Journal And Constitution - ... Students sit at desks, open textbooks and quietly read poems to themselves ... few minutes a teacher asks the students to explain the poems. Students at McConnell Middle study some of ...

NIPSEY RUSSELL: 1924-2005 - TV giant with gift for glib, poetic wit
San Francisco Chronicle - Nipsey Russell, a stand-up comedian who became a national television personality through his frequent appearances on variety, talk and game shows, has died. He was 80. ... raconteur, Russell delighted audiences with his funny but topical poems. They prompted Ed McMahon to call ... planned to teach English. Writing poems, Russell told the Los Angeles Times ...

Actor, comedian Nipsey Russell dies at 80
AP via Seattle Post Intelligencer - Tuesday, October 4, 2005 Last updated 8:39 a.m. ... Russell told the Los Angeles Times in 1993 that writing poems 'is very simple to do.... ...

Bring On The Beat
San Francisco Chronicle - ... Allen turned up at my little cabin,' Snyder recalls, 'and we immediately began exchanging poems.' That year, W.H ...

Nipsey Russell, 80; Comedian Was a Witty Raconteur, Poet on Talk, Game and Variety Shows
Los Angeles Times - ... raconteur, Russell delighted audiences with his funny but topical poems. They prompted Ed McMahon to dub him ... planned to teach English. Writing poems, Russell told The Times in 1993 ...

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Independent - In the running are such well-known names as Alice Oswald, Alan Jenkins and John Stammers. But what of the new stars? ... and dark'' - rarely cohere into satisfyingly complete poems, and though his technical flourishes do not always ... world of Irish poetry. Those poems least like the current manner are ...

'Poet laureate of tv' Nipsey Russell dead
CBC - 'Poet laureate of tv' Nipsey Russell dead Last Updated Tue, 04 Oct 2005 12:21:27 EDT CBC Arts The 'poet laureate of television' has died. ... Russell told the Los Angeles Times in 1993 that writing poems 'is very simple to do ...

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