Category Archives: SlamNation

Slammin’ – Susan Ross – “The Brain I’m In”

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Susan Ross performs her poem “The Brain I’m In” from Paul Devlin’s TV pilot Slammin’, the pre-cursor to his movie SlamNation.

 
 
Slam Poetry melds the art of writing and the art of performance in the context of a good old fashion brawl.  SlamNation is the seminal film of this literary movement.
 

Slammin’: Stream on VHX
SlamNation DVD 
SlamNation Trailer

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Slammin’ – David Mills – “Thomas’ Promises”

Posted by Paul Devlin:
 
David Mills performs his poem “Thomas’ Promises” from Paul Devlin’s TV pilot Slammin’, the pre-cursor to his movie SlamNation.
 
 
Slam Poetry melds the art of writing and the art of performance in the context of a good old fashion brawl.  SlamNation is the seminal film of this literary movement.
 

Slammin’: Stream on VHX
SlamNation DVD 
SlamNation Trailer

 

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Team Union Sq – Marty McConnell -“Give Me One Good Reason to Die”

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This poem by Marty McConnell is from the 2000 National Poetry Slam in Providence, Rhode Island.
 
 
The full set of the poems from that classic competition from the heyday of slam poetry is available for streaming here.
 
 

2000 National Poetry Slam Finals: Stream on VHX
SlamNation DVD
SlamNation Trailer

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