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Tom Hendricks's Blog – January 2011 Archive (12)

Musea Extra: National Hiring Day

"Why would national hiring day be news? And who is behind it? These are questions that would be asked before NPR would report on it. Just doesn't seem like anything they would cover. "  NPR Ombudsman.

"Well why didn't they ask?" - Tom Hendricks
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Musea, my 18 year old zine, suggested the idea of a National Hiring Day. Here was the official announcement:
Musea E-mail Club #518 - (Originally Posted…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 31, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

My 5,000th Art Work:

Musea E-mail Club #521  5,000 Art Work. METEORITE COWBOY BOLO TIE

Readers,  January 11, 2011  I made my 5,000th art work. Though I didn't plan it it is much in the same style as the one at #4,900! But honest, most of my art works are quite colorful. This one is more black and white. I call this style…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 29, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Drum Roll Please - Latest Inductees

Readers,  Here are the latest inductees into the  "100 Plust Favorite Music from YOUTUBE and MYSPACE,  BIG LIST - the internet is the world's first jukebox and here are it's first hits - hundreds of #1 quality songs from every corner of the world, with 99% new to you!

Let me know what you think.
(DRUM ROLL PLEASE):
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Best Two Parter Story Song,  Roy Brown,…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 27, 2011 at 7:38pm — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck - 2nd of the year

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

Believe it or not (according to the magazine Mental Floss / Matt Soniak), there's one disease that has many of the Vampire symptoms such as: it attacks the central nervous system altering moods and behaviors and leads to insomnia. Sufferers become agitated and demented, and they have muscular spasms that can even lead to spitting up blood, spasms that can be triggered by bright lights, mirrors, and strong smells…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 25, 2011 at 10:21am — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts

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

This 3-D hologram went on concert tour with a live band last year. Name that star.
IS
Hatsune Miku - and her live performances are quite extraordinary. See:
The winner was Erik, Moscow Idaho.
Seems the rest of you were stuck in 2D on this one.
I don't…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 21, 2011 at 10:19pm — No Comments

Poems Written January 2011

Poems Written January 2011

POEMS
1.
Light is a merry prankster
and seldom the real article.
When it dresses up it's a wave.
When it doesn't it's a particle.
2.
Gossip says that she
so feared not being thin
that she would never weigh herself
with her contacts in!
   (name that British Film Star!)
3.
I went down
the Rabbit…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 17, 2011 at 8:47pm — No Comments

The Lost Tapes: 2 Versions of TREAT ME NICE to celebrate Elvis

The LOST TAPES series. (Music from the 80's and 90's refound.)

TREAT ME NICE,  to salute Elvis's birthday, here are two 1-guitar versions of his classic. The first is the LOST TAPE version from the 80/90's.  Then compare it with my later 2nd studio version in the Post-Bands version of recent years.  Let me know your favorite version.
THE LOST TAPES VERSION - TREAT ME NICE (from the 80's)…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 15, 2011 at 6:49pm — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck - first of the year

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

This sci-fi writer was refused entry into the US by an immigration officer until he explained the ending to a classic sci-fi movie based on his work. Name the author and the movie.
IS
Arthur C. Clarke and the film was 2001 with its enigmatic ending.
We had no winners, seems my readers were stuck in line on this one.
I don't dumb down, so please wise up!
Now on…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 12, 2011 at 10:40am — No Comments

David McGhee Box Office Concert Photo (Musea E-mail Club #520)

Musea Readers,

December 28th of last year, photographer David McGhee came out to photograph me playing my, world's only,  Box Office Concerts  at the Inwood Theater.
I had admired David's photography through Facebook, and invited him to take photos. He took a LOT of digital shots from every angle. I have seen a few, and each one I like more than the last. The last one I've seen is this one.  I love it. See what you think.…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 7, 2011 at 10:58am — No Comments

Poems Written in Late December 2010

Poems Written in late December 2010

POEMS
1.
[This is also notable for me for being my 7,700 poem ]
The flayed swaying rope
dangling from the tower
no longer tolls a bell.
Instead at night
there's a low low fluttering
from the wings of bats.
2.
"The Glittering And Vast
Hall of Fate"
said the sign
on the shiny brass door.
I expected…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 4, 2011 at 10:44am — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck - first of the year

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

This con man probably sold more NYC architecture THAT WAS PUBLIC PROPERTY than just about anyone. "Have I Got a Bridge for YOU! Clue: He died in Sing Sing Prison in 1936 where he was a favorite of the guards and other inmates for the stories he could tell. 
IS
George Parker known for selling the Brooklyn Bridge hundreds of times between 1890 and 1928.
We had no winners, seems my…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 3, 2011 at 10:48am — No Comments

The Lost Tapes Series THE WALTZ OF THE SPRITES (keyboard piece)

The LOST TAPES series. (Music from the 80's and 90's refound.)

SPRITE. (the waltz of the sprites) Short original bagatelle (keyboard piece) to start off the NEW YEAR - may it be a notable year of music for all.  
Tom Hendricks 
for all the LOST TAPES go to musea.us or to my blog…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on January 1, 2011 at 8:27pm — No Comments

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