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November 2013 Blog Posts (20)

LA Zine Fest 2014 Exhibitor Interview!

Yayyy! LA Zine Fest shared my 2014 exhibitor interview!


This thing's gonna be great. You should go.

Added by Kari Tervo on November 28, 2013 at 2:05am — No Comments

This week's quizzical

This Week’s Quizzical

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

Here’s an artist’s trick you learn if you are going to paint or draw a realistic portrait of someone. Do you know it? How far apart are the eyes of a person in a portrait? (Picasso’s 2 eyes on the same side of the nose does not apply here!)


The width of one eye between the two eyes – and the eyes have it… right.

Did we have any winners? Sorry no – seems y’all drew a… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 26, 2013 at 8:08pm — No Comments

NPR does it again - on air proof of payola?

See blog post - payola on NPR and on the air proof?


Added by Tom Hendricks on November 25, 2013 at 10:10am — No Comments

Zines and Violence in Portland, Oregon

There is not a lot of violence in zines.There's probably some violent slogan's in some anti-government zines,but they're pretty vague and not very inter-personal; smash the state,hate capitalism,that kind of stuff.You don't find a lot of examples of zines being directly connected to violence.That's why what happened to me the other night is all the more fucked up.I did a poster for my friend's band,and he said I should come check out his gig at a house party. I don't go out to punk show's…


Added by bobby madness on November 24, 2013 at 5:12am — No Comments

Week's Zine Quizzical

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

What’s the future of the art revolution? Who knows. Oh I know, the Magic 8 Ball knows! Remember that black plastic globe toy? You ask it a question, shake it up and an answer floats to the viewing window. No one can’t predict the answer but we can predict what kind of answer you will get. There are 20 responses. The questionl should you choose to accept the challenge, is to tell me how many postitive, how many negative,… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 20, 2013 at 9:38pm — No Comments

Tips on Singing Better (for all Music Zines and singers)

From the last but one, issue of Musea - Tips on Singing Better - Lessons learned in 50 years of singing

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 19, 2013 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Tosuke's Tax (typhoon short story in verse)

Tosuke’s Tax
The Philippines have been hit with a terrible storm. I hope they can recover quickly. Our prayers go to each and every one of them. That reminds me of my short story / poem, I wrote about the aftermath of a fictional typhoon. From the Musea Vaults.

TOSUKE”S TAX - see my blog for more
BLOG for Musea, Art Contests, Weekly E-mail Messages)

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 16, 2013 at 8:15pm — No Comments

New & Octopus zine issue v2.1 out!

Finally, a new issue out!

Volume 2, issue 1 of & Octopus zine. More info here: http://windowfog.etsy.com

Small, illustrated and handwritten zine is brewed with thought, whimsy, and nostalgia.

::FEATURED in this issue::

+ Summer Nights…


Added by Windowfog on November 16, 2013 at 4:52pm — No Comments

Banned by Rolling Stone, Spin, and NPR

Banned by Rolling Stone, Spin, and NPR

When it comes to talking about the new music, WOW, or world open wide, music, the corporate responses is clear.

I’ve been banned from commenting on Facebook by

1. Rolling Stone (a week ago),

2. Spin (a day ago), and any music story on

3.NPR (months ago).

Seems the music media doesn’t like to hear about non corporate music movements!

But YOU can hear about it. WOW, world open wide or… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 15, 2013 at 9:37am — No Comments

This Week's Musea Quizzical

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

Halloween is over, but the love of candy and costumed characters goes on.

PEZ Candy has it all: candy + the costumed characters you love. Here’s the art question: for the most part (don’t think too hard) PEZ never featured this on it’s candies until about 2006? Name that this!


Real People. It was only fictional characters. That began to change in 2006. According to Pez.com 2006 was when they featured… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 12, 2013 at 10:36am — No Comments

Should-Be Bestsellers

Not long ago, we put together our bestsellers (so far) of 2013. I always love making those lists, but also leave feeling baffled by what isn't on there. These are ten of the ones that I think should be bestsellers.…


Added by Antiquated Future on November 11, 2013 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Zines for sale or trade (pics coming soon)

"Tamagotchi: So Cute, So Controversial" - $1 (This one-off briefly explores the controversies surrounding Tamagotchi with regard to death and sexuality.)

"Sugar-Coated Satan Sandwich," issues 1+2 - $2 ea. (This quarterly zine features collage and drawing, tending to the absurd and often poking fun at religion. Both issues include mature content.)

"Rehab," album+zine by Dally Eek - $5, no trades (My lovely partner has produced a limited edition of his debut album…


Added by Theo Darling on November 10, 2013 at 2:13pm — No Comments

2014 Portland Zine Symposium Art Call

It's been a while since we've been on here, but we're excited to be back! And we wanted to spread the word that we're looking for poster art for the 2014 Portland Zine Symposium. The deadline is a week away, so send us your ideas soon!


The Portland Zine Symposium is looking for art submissions for the 2014 poster. Please read the whole post as our Art Call has changed a bit this…


Added by Portland Zine Symposium on November 8, 2013 at 5:20pm — No Comments


hey Zinesters and readers! Long time no post eh? Well I actually have a good excuse for that....

Well lets see, been working on the zine when able but also moving has had quite the crimp on my work ethic lately...But fear not, I am still shooting for a late Nov. release for issue one of HOLES. looks like it'll be around 8 to 12 page issue for now of the cut n paste 80's style along with free digital copies both for download and cd formats for local peeps around my area (and a…


Added by catherine Rage on November 8, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Good ( 3rd of 3 music posts in a row)

The Good (3 of 3 music posts in a row)

This is the 3rd of 3 blog posts on current music. This one I label the Good News one. Least I can say, it’s good for me. I’ve finally gotten some national coverage for my music. In the fall issue of TEXAS MUSIC MAGAZINE, I’ve got a big, 3 x 5″, photo of me playing in the box office, by David McGhee; and a paragraph article underneath it. Check it out:

TEXAS MUSIC MAGAZINE: Fall issue 2013, #56.

Get a copy at any big news stands… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 7, 2013 at 9:52am — No Comments

13 most insidious pervasive lies of the modern music industry (Digital Music News)

The Bad (2 of 3 music posts in a row)

This is the 2nd of 3 blog posts on current music. This is the Bad News one – Following this is the Good News one so stay tuned!

Friend sent a link to Digital Music News out of Santa Monica. They claim to be the “Premier news and information authority for music industry and technology executives worldwide.” They posted a strong article on the music industry titled:


Added by Tom Hendricks on November 6, 2013 at 9:33pm — No Comments

New for November

New Zines

Butt to the Future (Comic Zine)…

Added by Antiquated Future on November 4, 2013 at 1:33am — No Comments

A Punk Rock Manifesto

A Punk Rock Manifesto

I have never owned a record label, nor directed a successful merchandise company, so I don't pretend to be an expert on marketing. I have evolved through my craft as a songwriter, but others have labeled it and marketed it and made it neat for consumption.

Although I have made money from Punk, it is a modest amount when one considers the bounty that has been bestowed on the companies that…


Added by Zineiac on November 2, 2013 at 9:03pm — No Comments

Little Red Riding Issues

Once upon a time, Little Red Riding Hood set off through the forest to visit her Grandma. On the way, she met up with a Big Bad Wolf who struck upon the clever plan of taking a shortcut to granny's house so that he could gobble her up then have little Red for dessert.…


Added by TangleCrafts on November 2, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Post Halloween Art Quiz

Musea Post Halloween Art Question

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

Here’s a retro fashion question. In 1991 climbers found a 5,000 year old man frozen in the Alps. On his body they found 57 of these. Question for this week is 57 what?


Tattoos! They were made out of soot from a fire, and due to where they were located on the man’s body, they may have been there to fight arthritis. The ice man has been named Otzi.

We had no eligible…


Added by Tom Hendricks on November 1, 2013 at 9:54am — No Comments

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