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Tom Hendricks's Blog – July 2014 Archive (9)


Dear Readers,

Somewhere along the line, I began to collect tins- decorative tins, English tins, collectible tins, all kinds of tins. Living in an efficiency apartment, a small efficiency, they began to take up room, then more room, then THE room.

Lately I've been able to go through them, save favorites and put aside those I could part with. Turned out there were about 2-3 hundred in all sizes that I could part with - without taking away any favorites.

I placed… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 30, 2014 at 8:11am — No Comments

Quatros from July 2014

Quatros (7/14)

Door lit
from within

when you leave the Earth
the stars stop twinkling

star maps
voyage paths

white out stars
black ink space

What is a QUATRO. It’s a new type of very very short poetry that usually compares two things, in a haiku – way, packing a lot of meaning in a very small amount of words. There is usually a very real comparison, and behind it a 2nd deeper meaning

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 26, 2014 at 9:03am — No Comments

Zinester's Response to Booker Prize List

Response to Booker Prize List


This is not a book prize, this is a prize for novels - a type of literature that a lot of writers are not interested in. The mainstream has decided to wipe history clean of its real recent literary golden age of zines. Not only were they the best writing, but they… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 24, 2014 at 8:18pm — No Comments

Renounce Boredom (poem)

Renounce Boredom (poem}

Renounce boredom

get back to basics

drop corporate arts

and over production

and join me in the

art revolution!

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 20, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

10 Year Recording Project of 9+CD's worth - FINISHED 7/16/14 at 3:57

Dear Musea Readers,

Yesterday, July 16, 2014, I finished recording my 10 year and 9 CD voice and guitar project started in the summer of 2004.

My audio engineer Nolan Brett ran the machine after holding up 3 fingers, and I finished the third and last back up vocal harmony part to my original song titled "ROLL" with the line

"OH DARLIN"...ROLL" with my hands waving in the air!

Time 3:57 PM 7/16/14.*

I _ WAS _ DONE… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 17, 2014 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Close to the End of a 10 Year Recording Project of 10 CD's

July 2nd at Crystal Clear Studio "B", was the last day of recording the guitar parts for my 10 year 10 CD music project

July 9th at Crystal Clear Studio "B", I recorded the lead and background vocals for 3 of the songs - all originals.

There are 2 vocals left - and the recording part of my 10 year music project will be done.

My intent was to show all the types of music, and types of songs, and instrumentals one person can do on one standard (50 year old Sears… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 10, 2014 at 8:53pm — No Comments

Biological basis for happiness?

Biological basis for happiness?

This is speculation, but it seems likely that happiness may be something naturally selected for.

For example we feel happy after we eat, after sex, around newborn babies and cute kids, etc.

That would support eating enough, procreating, and raising children.

BIOLOGY HYPOTHESIS http://wp.me/p5S9X-eO



Added by Tom Hendricks on July 7, 2014 at 10:50am — No Comments

Too Old for Youth Culture?

Dear Readers, this week's e-mail club message is, Too Old For Youth Culture?

Too Old for Youth Culture?
Too old for youth culture? That was the topic on a recent radio blog. Here is my response:

(see the rest at my blog)

Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 22 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 5, 2014 at 9:06am — No Comments

Sayings of Editor Art (another set)

Sayings of Editor Art (another set)

Don’t predict problems just to avoid new ideas; I can predict fixes to overcome them.

Broadway seem to be shifting away from legitimate theater and towards musical revues for tourists.

Don’t you think the other side knows that the quickest way to drain this country is to keep it in perpetual war – which drains it’s young people, resources, spirit, and standing in the world.

We are locked into thinking all solutions… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 1, 2014 at 9:18pm — No Comments

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