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Tom Hendricks's Blog – October 2009 Archive (8)

Musea E-mail Club #489 World Party Online - You are Invited

Coming November 5th - from 7-9PM:



CD RELEASE PARTY ONLINE for "5-TH" , the 5-th CD from Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar on the 5-th of November from 7 - 9 PM CST (Dallas, Texas, USA time) at

HUNKASAURUS.COM



THERE'S MORE:



Because its worldwide, there will be a WORLD PRESS CONFERENCE for anyone in the world, to ask Tom Hendricks (alias Hunkasaurus) anything about post-bands music, or any aspect of the art and media revolution (except for you media that… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 30, 2009 at 10:32am — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 10/26/09 Zinesters -test your art smarts

The answer to, and winner (if any) for,

our last contest question of:



Everybody loves board games right? Well apparently not.

Every major ancient civilization created board games

except TWO. Name either one for the prize.



IS

According to the book "Celebrating Board Games" by Chertoff, and Kahn,

is Australian Aborigenes and the Eskimos.



I had no correct answers. Seems ya'll were either too caught up in

nose kissing or boomeranging to… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 26, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 10/20/09 Zinesters -test your art smarts

The answer to, and winner (if any) for,

our last contest question of:



Speaking of paintings. This famous gunfighter of the old west

was shot and killed while straightening a picture on the wall.

Name him.



IS

Jesse James.

"After my father (Jesse James) put the revolvers upon the bed he

noticed that a picture on the wall was hanging awry. He placed a chair beneath the picture and stood upon it to straighten it and then he started to brush the… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 20, 2009 at 10:08am — No Comments

Musea E-mail Club #488 How much News in that newspaper

Dear Reader,



I've always wanted to take our Dallas daily and see how much of it is hard news. Thankfully someone else has done it for me. Clay Shirky reports on his findings for his hometown paper. Then UTNE does the same experiment. They include photos of the results. Check them out and let me know what you think.



Clay Shirky

http://www.shirky.com/weblog/2009/10/rescuing-the-reporters/



Utne - with… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 14, 2009 at 9:10am — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 10/12/09

The answer to, and winner (if any) for,

our last contest question of:



What is not a pipe? Clue - there is only one correct answer.



IS

The surrealist masterpiece painting by Rene Magritte with the English translated title that " This Is not a pipe". The painting shows a

painting of a pipe with the words 'ceci n'est pas une pipe" under it.

The idea being it is a picture of a pipe not a real pipe. A koan

of sorts!



I had no winner. I am… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 12, 2009 at 10:57am — No Comments

Musea E-mail Club #487 Banned Books is Kid's Stuff

Reader,



Scenario: I've got a copy of the 'Secret Garden' that I loved reading as a child. IF I give this copy to a child now in 2009 .... I've broken the law and can face a $100,000 fine or time in jail. And sadly I am not kidding.

No, 2009 is not 1984, but it seems close. This is so outrageous that I wonder how it got past America? But it did. And it's the law.



The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), is a law passed by congress in August 2008 in response… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 6, 2009 at 10:48am — 1 Comment

Muse Art Contest 10/5/09

The answer to, and winner (if any) for,

our last contest question of:



We are looking at a portrait. There is nothing in it

but the person's face, neck and upper shoulders.

What are the first three things

you (or anyone) look at - and in order please.



IS

Eyes, lips, nose.



I had no winner. You all seemed to have loss face on this one.



Also the week before's contest winner has been confirmed. It was

Tony from St. Leonard,… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 5, 2009 at 9:46pm — No Comments

Musea E-mail Club #486: New BIOLOGY issue now out and about

Dear Musea Reader,



NEW MUSEA. The new issue of Musea #171 for Oct/Nov is now out.(Now celebrating 17 years). It will be available free at the usual Dallas locations by the end of today, Friday, and (thanks to Webmaster, Matthew) it is now posted on musea.us. for everyone with access to read. Also on the website is a new photo on the splash page. Welcome each and everyone to come see it.

The Musea issue is all about BIOLOGY - with an emphasis on looking at life as a split between… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 2, 2009 at 10:20am — No Comments

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