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Musea Art Contest Quiz Question for 10/19/12

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

October ends up at Halloween. So let's go there. Pretend I am in a bookstore and there on a bust of Pallas, is not one but many copies of the Raven by Edgar Allan Poe. Looks like I've got a big group of Ravens. So what is the term that is used for a group of Ravens. Here are 2 clues - a group of rhinos is called a crash, and a group of ferrets is called a business.

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A group of ravens is called an UNKINDNESS…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 19, 2012 at 8:20pm — No Comments

Zine Hall of Fame

See this blog link for news about the Zine Hall of Fame started by Musea, in 1996

http://musea.wordpress.com/2012/10/19/zine-hall-of-fame-revisited/

Here's an excerpt from the post

Zines were exploding in the early nineties. Desk top publishing and copy stores allowed anyone to make and publish their writings on anything. Zinesters popped out of every city and began to share their…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 19, 2012 at 8:56am — No Comments

National Blog Day Oct. 15

Today, Oct 15, is Blog Action Day. The subject is 'the power of we. I've decided to reblog my post on National Hiring Day. By all companies helping with a voluntary hire, we can jump start our economy in a fair way. Tom Hendricks (ed. of Musea Zine)

What is Blog Action Day? Founded in 2007, Blog Action Day brings together bloggers from different countries, interests and languages to blog about one important global topic on the same day. Past topics have included water, climate change,…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 15, 2012 at 9:01am — No Comments

Five New Songs added to my Best of the Net Songlist

Readers,

Here are the five new entries to my best of the net song list. Just about 91% of these are number one hits you haven't heard - or classics you've missed!

THE NEW SONGS ARE (drum roll please):

Best Mix of Folk and Gospel music, The Caravans, featuring Albertina Walker, “If I Had a Hammer” (yt).

Most Classic Remake of a Classic, Sara Niemietz, “At Last” (yt).

Best US TV Theme Song From a Russian Combo, Messer Chups, “The Munster’s Theme”…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 13, 2012 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Funding Sesame Street - a comment

Though I support funding for NPR/ PBS etc. there is this that you should know. As the editor of the 20 year old zine Musea, the founder of a Zine Hall of Fame, and a reviewer for Zine World since it’s beginning, I have to say this on behalf of all zinesters:

PBS and NPR have certainly never supported zines or the zine community. That’s the bulk of publishing, and the last golden age of publishing before the net took over. How can PBS and NPR miss an entire generation of thousands of…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 5, 2012 at 12:20pm — 1 Comment

Musea Art Contest for 10/1/12

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
Here is our final art anagram of the set. Take the letters and rearrange them to get the writer's name - clue provided.…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 1, 2012 at 5:09pm — No Comments

Recent Poems written in late September 2012

Poems written in late September 2012

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1. [a quatro]

stars between

home and town

2. [the best paintings do - but how I don't know]

my best paintings

at a certain point

cross a line

where magic seeps in

3. [From the bestiary collection of poems]

the circling bird

finds his wind

4.

the snow falls

and stays and stays.

spring comes -

it…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 29, 2012 at 9:10pm — No Comments

Recent Blog Posts from Zine Musea

Readers of the Musea Blog - did you miss these entries? Here are some you might have missed. I hope you find some you like. Search the blog by the entry title:

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Welcome Blog Readers from all over the World - an introduction.

National Hiring Day - jobs solution to jump start the economy in a fair way to all

The BIG LIST - first all internet, best music 200, from all corners of the world.

MacArthur Park - I rewrite…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 25, 2012 at 11:34am — No Comments

My latest poems (September 2012)

Poems written in September 2012

Comments welcome.

[poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1. [True story]

"Talent is not enough,"

said my friend, Doug Rhone.

"The best spoons player in the whole universe -

So what?" said Doug Rhone.

2. [Poem for "Moon Tea" - kids poem collection]

I caught the tide with a fish hook

and put it in a jar.

now it's as timid as a dewdrop

shivering under the sun.

3. [For my Book of Moon…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 20, 2012 at 9:03pm — No Comments

Musea Art Contest for 9/19/12

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

Here is another art anagram. Take the letters and rearrange them to get the painter's name - clue provided. 'I PAINT MODERN'

IS

Piet Mondrian - I had no correct answers - your brains were an anagram 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 my NEWER cd CALLED ‘NEXT”(‘06) or my NEWEST cd CALLED ‘THIRDS” (May…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 19, 2012 at 10:18am — No Comments

MacArthur's Park - Brand New Lyrics 9/15/12

MacARTHUR'S PARK ( Brand New Lyrics)

Look to left field and outside the box for this one - Remember that long, dramatic and classic song by the great songwriter, Jimmy Webb, from the 60's, called MacArthur's Park? Well I think most people will agree that the tune is GREAT but the lyrics are... well... at the very least, hard to make sense of. So I'm writing new lyrics. Sing along with them and compare them with the original. Below the lyrics, are three great versions of the song with…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 15, 2012 at 10:14am — No Comments

Kid's book ban banned

Readers,

In a recent e-mail club message I wrote about how a law from 2008 forbade anyone selling any children’s books published before 1985 to children, unless they passed a lead content test! The law, that was trying to protect children from lead, went to extremes, and went waaaay too far. UPDATE – the law has been repealed. I got the word from Fred Woodworth’s long running zine about kids series books called, “The Mystery and Adventure Series Review”. Woodworth was one of MANY, that…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 8, 2012 at 10:10am — No Comments

Musea weekly art Quiz

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

Architecture question this time. This world class hotel built a tricycle garage. Name it and tell me why it did that.

IS

The Plaza Hotel in NYC. They did it to celebrate their most important young guest, Kay Thompson's character and enfant terrible, "Eloise"

I had no correct answers. Seems your trike's bell was not ringing on this one. I don't dumb down/so please wise up.

Now on to a new Q.: Win a…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 7, 2012 at 11:25am — No Comments

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

Musea Art Quiz for the Week

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

Drive ins are making a modest comeback (unlike most regular theaters, you can smoke, drink, and kids can run wild!) Started in 1933, drive-ins reached their highest number - over 4,000 - in what year?

IS 1958

I had no correct eligible answers. Seems your speaker wasn't on!

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 my NEWER…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 30, 2012 at 1:02pm — No Comments

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