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Tom Hendricks's Blog – November 2013 Archive (10)

This week's quizzical

This Week’s Quizzical

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

Here’s an artist’s trick you learn if you are going to paint or draw a realistic portrait of someone. Do you know it? How far apart are the eyes of a person in a portrait? (Picasso’s 2 eyes on the same side of the nose does not apply here!)

IS:

The width of one eye between the two eyes – and the eyes have it… right.



Did we have any winners? Sorry no – seems y’all drew a… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 26, 2013 at 8:08pm — No Comments

NPR does it again - on air proof of payola?

See blog post - payola on NPR and on the air proof?

http://musea.wordpress.com/2013/11/25/npr-promotes-new-record-then-runs-record-sponsor-spot-for-the-same-record/

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 25, 2013 at 10:10am — No Comments

Week's Zine Quizzical

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

What’s the future of the art revolution? Who knows. Oh I know, the Magic 8 Ball knows! Remember that black plastic globe toy? You ask it a question, shake it up and an answer floats to the viewing window. No one can’t predict the answer but we can predict what kind of answer you will get. There are 20 responses. The questionl should you choose to accept the challenge, is to tell me how many postitive, how many negative,… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 20, 2013 at 9:38pm — No Comments

Tips on Singing Better (for all Music Zines and singers)

From the last but one, issue of Musea - Tips on Singing Better - Lessons learned in 50 years of singing
http://musea.wordpress.com/2013/11/19/tips-on-singing-better-lessons-learned-in-50-years-of-singing/

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 19, 2013 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Tosuke's Tax (typhoon short story in verse)

Tosuke’s Tax
The Philippines have been hit with a terrible storm. I hope they can recover quickly. Our prayers go to each and every one of them. That reminds me of my short story / poem, I wrote about the aftermath of a fictional typhoon. From the Musea Vaults.

TOSUKE”S TAX - see my blog for more
BLOG for Musea, Art Contests, Weekly E-mail Messages)
http://www.Musea.wordpress.com

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 16, 2013 at 8:15pm — No Comments

Banned by Rolling Stone, Spin, and NPR

Banned by Rolling Stone, Spin, and NPR

When it comes to talking about the new music, WOW, or world open wide, music, the corporate responses is clear.



I’ve been banned from commenting on Facebook by



1. Rolling Stone (a week ago),



2. Spin (a day ago), and any music story on



3.NPR (months ago).



Seems the music media doesn’t like to hear about non corporate music movements!



But YOU can hear about it. WOW, world open wide or… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 15, 2013 at 9:37am — No Comments

This Week's Musea Quizzical

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

Halloween is over, but the love of candy and costumed characters goes on.

PEZ Candy has it all: candy + the costumed characters you love. Here’s the art question: for the most part (don’t think too hard) PEZ never featured this on it’s candies until about 2006? Name that this!

IS:

Real People. It was only fictional characters. That began to change in 2006. According to Pez.com 2006 was when they featured… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 12, 2013 at 10:36am — No Comments

The Good ( 3rd of 3 music posts in a row)

The Good (3 of 3 music posts in a row)

This is the 3rd of 3 blog posts on current music. This one I label the Good News one. Least I can say, it’s good for me. I’ve finally gotten some national coverage for my music. In the fall issue of TEXAS MUSIC MAGAZINE, I’ve got a big, 3 x 5″, photo of me playing in the box office, by David McGhee; and a paragraph article underneath it. Check it out:



TEXAS MUSIC MAGAZINE: Fall issue 2013, #56.



Get a copy at any big news stands… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 7, 2013 at 9:52am — No Comments

13 most insidious pervasive lies of the modern music industry (Digital Music News)

The Bad (2 of 3 music posts in a row)

This is the 2nd of 3 blog posts on current music. This is the Bad News one – Following this is the Good News one so stay tuned!



Friend sent a link to Digital Music News out of Santa Monica. They claim to be the “Premier news and information authority for music industry and technology executives worldwide.” They posted a strong article on the music industry titled:

THE 13 MOST INSIDIOUS PERVASIVE LIES OF THE MODERN MUSIC… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 6, 2013 at 9:33pm — No Comments

Post Halloween Art Quiz

Musea Post Halloween Art Question

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

Here’s a retro fashion question. In 1991 climbers found a 5,000 year old man frozen in the Alps. On his body they found 57 of these. Question for this week is 57 what?

IS:

Tattoos! They were made out of soot from a fire, and due to where they were located on the man’s body, they may have been there to fight arthritis. The ice man has been named Otzi.

We had no eligible…

Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 1, 2013 at 9:54am — No Comments

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