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Tom Hendricks's Blog – February 2014 Archive (14)

The Biggest Oscar Upset - and you'll be surprised!

Dear Musea Reader,

See my new blog post for "The Biggest Oscar Upset" - it's not what you think.
http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/02/28/what-would-be-the-biggest-upset-at-the-oscars/

Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 21 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 28, 2014 at 9:55am — No Comments

Some people row

Some People Row
.
some people row
some people drift
some have a wind
some do not

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 25, 2014 at 11:39am — No Comments

Cleaning Lady Sweeps out the Modern Art

Dear Musea Reader,

Cleaning Lady Sweeps Out the Old Art
This news story is about a cleaning woman who threw out some modern art, thinking it was trash. Reasonable mistake!

http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/02/24/cleaning-lady-sweeps-out-the-old-art/

Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 21 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 24, 2014 at 9:18am — No Comments

How Musea zine started in 1992

Some zine history from the Musea vaults .... It all started in 1992...
http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/02/22/musea-zine-how-it-all-started-in-1992-from-the-musea-vaults/

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 22, 2014 at 9:17am — No Comments

Zine Cartoonist Ace Backwards, on Books Books Books

Dear Musea Readers,



Ace Backwards was a cartoonist I discovered back in the 90's. He was in a lot of zines, I loved his humor and insight, and I wondered if I could reprint some of his panels in Musea.

I contacted him, and he said yes. From then on, for many years, I published one of his strips in each monthly issue.



Recently on Facebook I found an entry by Ace on BOOKS BOOKS BOOKS. I thought it was first rate - and something fellow book lovers will love too.

He… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 21, 2014 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Recording Again - big Day for Vocals

Dear Reader,

for this blog post see http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/02/19/yesterday-recorded-vocals-for-anna-somewhere-over-the-rainbow/

Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 21 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 19, 2014 at 8:31am — No Comments

This week's art question -

The Son of Quizzicals

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



This is a 3 parter connected to Mother Goose. You have to at least get 2 to win the prize. Answer these:

1. Who was the real Humpty Dumpty

2. During the mid 1300s, this bridge had more than 140 shops and houses on it. It's in Arizona.

3. This great American Poet was embarrassed that he wrote: There was a little girl/with a little curl/right in the middle of her forehead/..… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 18, 2014 at 8:19pm — 2 Comments

Three Travel Poems

Three Poems On Far Away Places
===============
Pick a star
any star
and make it home
for your heart



the castle was built
on a mountain top.
the windows edged up
to a steep long drop.
the tower rose up
between birds and clouds.
the climb was hard
but gave rewards!



When I go to visit
I take two maps,
one to get there
and one to get back.

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 18, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments

Sayings of Editor Art (Art S Revolutionary)

SAYINGS of Editor Art (Art S Revolutionary)



Duchamp broke new ground 100 years ago. Now his clones are just shoveling dirt.



Rigidness never brings vitality



What astronauts are thinking about poverty; and what poor are thinking about going to Mars?



While Hollywood stars walk the red carpet, theater workers are swept under it.



In the not-so-distant-future, cats will take over the world through their 'cute on the net' world domination… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 14, 2014 at 8:17am — No Comments

Bruno Mars not Diva enough says critic

Bruno Mars accused of not being Diva enough!

This is perhaps the most bizarre quote I’ve ever seen from the music press. This excerpt from Huffington Press:



The actual quote was from New York magazine’s Jody Rosen, who spoke to the Times’ Dave Itzkoff about the NFL’s decision to select Mars for the halftime show:



Jody Rosen, the pop critic of New York magazine, hailed Mr. Mars as an artist with a dynamic stage presence and an energetic live band. But he also… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 12, 2014 at 10:02am — No Comments

Son of Quizzicals

Son of Quizzicals



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

Name who said this, “Steven Hawking’s a genius and he talks like a robot. It’s everything I’ve ever wanted in a friend.”

IS: Dr. Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory, tv show.

I had no correct eligible answers. Seems your Big didn’t Bang on this one. I don’t dumb down so please wise up.



Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd CALLED ‘30′! – (first anti-band CD) or… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 10, 2014 at 7:46pm — No Comments

The Beatles 50 Years ago

The Beatles invasion 50 years ago was so exciting and so much fun. They have been a big influence on my music career. They wrote songs, I wrote songs.
Here is one specifically written by me to salute the Fab Four, and fabulous they were!
THE BEATLES - HUNKASAURUS AND HIS PET DOG GUITAR
http://music.hunkasaurus.com/beatles.mp3

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 8, 2014 at 7:55pm — No Comments

Big 6 Chart - or why 6 companies have ruined all mainstream arts

Dear Musea Readers,



A Facebook friend showed me this chart of the Big 6. The chart shows the consolidation of the media and arts into 6 megacompanies. This consolidation has ruined mainstream arts. I started Musea in 1992 to fight this mess and open up the arts to all again - not just 6 CEO's. See the chart at my blog…

Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 8, 2014 at 9:55am — 2 Comments

Different ABC's : Education reforms

Dear Readers, this week's Musea e-mail club is on a new ABC's

Read more at my blog at

http://musea.wordpress.com/2014/02/06/education-reforms-a-different-abc/



Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 21 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 6, 2014 at 11:18am — No Comments

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