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Tom Hendricks's Blog – August 2012 Archive (6)

Musea weekly art Quiz

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

The first reality TV show was based on a big science experiment. Name the reality show and the experiment it was based on.

IS

The first reality show was the Dutch show Big Brother - and they came up with the idea after the Biosphere 2 experiment in the Arizona desert. Both had people locked in together.

We had no winners. Seem most of you had your brains locked up in a biosphere!

I don't dumb down/so…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 29, 2012 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Musea Weekly Art Quiz

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

Was Edgar Allen Poe, a "dog" or a "cat" person? You must give evidence for your choice too,

IS Cat Person. He was devoted to his favorite cat, Catarina and wrote her when he was away. When he'd write at home, she'd perch on his shoulder. (Literary Trivia - A Malone)

Our winner was Dan from Warwick RI. "Quoth the rest of you, 'Nothing more!'

I don't dumb down/so please wise up.

Now on to a new Q.: Win…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 20, 2012 at 8:42pm — No Comments

Poems written in August 2012

Poems written in August 2012

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1. [ Children's poem for my book "Moon Tea".

A mom answers her child's question]

"How many miles to Wonderland?"

"It's as close as can be.

Close your eyes you sleepy head

and get their in your dreams."

2. [A Dorian Gray type poem]

I put a spell

on this kid's book.

Read it each year

as you grow up,

and it grows too.

The…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 18, 2012 at 10:54am — No Comments

Future Model for Indie Websites

FUTURE MODEL FOR INDIE WEBSITES;

Readers,

This essay suggests a way that websites can shift away from ads, advertisers, and sponsors; and make their profits through CONTENT, without any ads, advertisers, or sponsors. That would allow every independent website to compete equally with every other website on quality and content alone. First the problem now:

Right now the internet is drifting towards more ads. In more and more places before you can access a web page, a song,…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 16, 2012 at 8:41am — No Comments

Musea Zine's Weekly (?) art quiz

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

Here's an author anagram AND a clue. Rearrange the letters to name that classic author. And for an extra star, name his most famous book. Good luck. "Me a cool chic villain."

IS Niccolo Machiavelli - author of 'The Prince' - thanks Literary Trivia.

I had no correct eligible answers. Seems YOUR Prince hasn't yet come!

I don't dumb down/so please wise up.

Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 13, 2012 at 9:59am — No Comments

Poems Written in late July 2011

Poems written in late July 2012

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1. [adventure into the unknown - poem]

Our ship

leads the way

through the dark

and wave topped water

2.

A marshmallow Moon

wouldn't be more sweet!

3.

The temple is

long gone

but there remains

stone steps ...

4. [kid's poem based on the Mother Goose Rhyme]

If all the world was cherry pie

and all the…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 1, 2012 at 8:45am — No Comments

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