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The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:This fashion accessory takes 1-3 billion years to make. Name it.IS:  Diamonds! (The girl's best friend).

There were no correct eligible answers. Can't accessorize!!!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 ‘07) or my MORE NEWEST cd Called “FOUR-TH” ‘08 or my Just… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 6, 2011 at 9:06pm — No Comments

Muse Murals

September 19, was the day I did my 5,300th art work. Like most I do, it was small, and it was done with colored pencil over a copy of an original drawing I'd done weeks ago.

This was not a good art work, matter of fact it didn't work very well at all. But it was worth keeping. Usually I know soon enough if an art work is going to work or not, and i seldom waste time on bad work - when it's not working, I stop and don't finish it. That is something I've learned through decades of experience.… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 3, 2011 at 11:32am — No Comments

Musea Reading fun - free cash for anyone to buy classics

Readers, don't forget for every book you buy at Paperbacks Plus you not only get half off from them, you get another half off from the Musea Reading fund.  

Announcing as of today it's past $1500. That's free money folks.

Here's the infoMUSEA READING FUND. Set up in Jan. '97 and still going strong, this fund at Paperbacks Plus Bookstore in Lakewood, allows free credit for ANYONE to help buy ANY CLASSIC of art, music, or literature. 'Classic' can mean anything from an Ibsen play to a…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 28, 2011 at 2:54pm — No Comments

The Lost Tapes Series - Circus

The LOST TAPES series. (Music from the 80's and 90's re-found.)

CIRCUS  (original, keyboard, bagatelle - music that would fit a  great circus)

http://musea.us/thelosttapes/circus.mp3

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Tom Hendricks for ALL the LOST TAPES go to musea.us or to my blog http://musea.wordpress.com/for the other 5 cd's of Hunkasaurus and…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 26, 2011 at 9:23pm — No Comments

Poems written in September,  2011 [poem notes in brackets like this]POEMS1  [Verse for a Film intro] This is a film that explores the wonder that surrounds us from the universe high above to the very…

Poems written in September,  2011 [poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1  [Verse for a Film intro]



This is a film that explores

the wonder that surrounds us

from the universe high above

to the very smallest.



2

Drop!   

Drop down from the window.

Land!   

Land softly, quietly

Now!   

Now go quickly.



3 [first of two poems on ruins]



Everywhere on the planet   

that…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 24, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Musea's weekly art quiz

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

Here's another fictional character's question. This TV character from recent times, said this memorable line, "I smell pluck!".  Who said that, and who was it said about?

IS:  Marc saying it about Betty, from the extremely well written TV series "Ugly Betty" - a personal favorite!

There were no correct eligible answers. Betty does not put two thumbs up!I don’t dumb down, so please wise up!

Now on to a…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 21, 2011 at 11:13am — No Comments

That's Alright Mama (The LOST TAPES series)

The LOST TAPES series. (Music from the 80's and 90's re-found.)

That's Alright Mama or 'GIVE ME AN 'A' (off key notes and all)

http://musea.us/thelosttapes/thats_alright_momma.mp3

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Tom Hendricks 

for ALL the LOST TAPES go to musea.us or to my blog http://musea.wordpress.com/

for the other 5…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 18, 2011 at 7:11pm — No Comments

Weekly art contest from Musea

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:Explain these 3 numbers: 671-176, 176-671, 716-617. IS:  

Those are the 3 prison numbers of the Beagle Boys, the crooks always after Uncle Scrooges loot!

http://tinyurl.com/5r8l5qf

There were no correct eligible answers. Seems y'all were too busy swimming in your money bin to get 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 13, 2011 at 10:33am — No Comments

Musea Issue #181 now online

The new issue of Musea is now out at the regular places, and in your mail if you requested it or are on the mailing list.



This issue is a collection of smart alecky sayings, mixed with a goodly amount of pithy points, and barbed banter; from Musea's Editor, Art S Revolutionary (me).



 I look...and look again 



SAYINGS OF EDITOR ART - part two. Click to here, then click on the latest Musea issue #181http://www.musea.us/newdex.html



Tom…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 12, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments

The LOST TAPES series: Sub Atomic Particles

The LOST TAPES series. (Music from the 80's and 90's re-found.)

This time we go as far underground as you can go - SUB ATOMIC PARTICLES.

This is a minute long, keyboard bagatelle. Look with me into the most wee of things.

Was that an electron whizzing by?…



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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 10, 2011 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Musea Art contest 9/6/11

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:There are many versions of this story about method acting. When the older actor heard that the young method actor had stayed up for 2 days to get that tired haggard look for the scene, he turned to him and said something like this, 'My dear boy, why don't you simply try acting?'Name the two actors involved.IS:  Laurence Olivier advising Dustin Hoffman. Fo/mo/info/… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 6, 2011 at 11:25am — No Comments

Poems written in late August 2011

Poems written in late August,  2011 [poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1Sooner or lateryou will learnto leave the bankfor the current.

2. [kid's poem]There's a treein the forestthat hasn't changed in years.

He seems to likehis little forestjust the way it is.

3. [A favorite because you are in the moment of the poem]See that gliding Hawk?See that gliding Hawk?See that gliding Hawk?I'm waiting for himto flap his wings.

4.If a book were a treeeach page would be a… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 3, 2011 at 10:32pm — No Comments

The Lost Tapes series : Heartbreak Hotel - two versions

The LOST TAPES series. (Music from the 80's and 90's re-found.)

HEARTBREAK HOTEL (two versions - one from the 90's and another recent version.

 

1. Newer (the official) version from

http://music.hunkasaurus.com/heartbreak.mp3

2.  Older (rougher unofficial lost tape version)…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 2, 2011 at 9:17pm — No Comments

Musea Art Quiz for 8/30/11

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

This person became the first self made billionaire in the entertainment business in 1990. Name that billionaire!

IS: David Geffen, sometimes called Hollywood;s richest man. He's known for Geffen Records, and DreamWorks SKG, Film Company.There were no correct eligible answers. Seems y'all were dreaming more than working on this one!I don’t dumb down, so please wise up!

Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 30, 2011 at 10:32am — No Comments

Poems written in August 2011

Poems written in August,  2011 

[poem notes in brackets like this]

 

POEMS

 

Even a journey

to the center of the earth

at some point begins

a journey back out.

 

2. [the poet does a science paper]

I'm finishing my first

scientific paper

titled, "Butterflies

Evolved From Clouds."

 

3. 

PIED PIPER OF HAMLIN ((summary)

Rats! Rats!

everyplace

They…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 22, 2011 at 10:02am — No Comments

Musea Art Question 8/22/11

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



First a conceptual art piece of mine (conceptual art and video to end conceptual art!) to set the atmosphere for this art question.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WneXAHfuvwc Now a conceptual art art question. This conceptual artist did a work of three white cards in a frame.  Each was an invitation to an art show at a different world art gallery, and each…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 22, 2011 at 9:13am — No Comments

Musea issue #181 is running late

Readers,
The August Musea, is late - really late - hasn't even started it, late.Sounds like every other zine intro right?  Summer music recording and such has put me off schedule. In the meantime go to the blog for updates or this blog, or my Facebook, or the Musea or Hunkasaurus website.
Have a great summer,Tom Hendricks (editor of the 19 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 16, 2011 at 8:33am — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 8/15/11

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

Frank Sinatra called it his "Telly". It was the only mike he liked to record with. Name the microphone. 

IS: Neumann U47 tube microphone. For more on this famous mike:http://www.recording-microphones.co.uk/Neumann-U47-tube.shtmlWe had no correct answers - seems you were drowned out by the winds!I don’t dumb down, so please wise…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 15, 2011 at 4:41pm — No Comments

The LOST TAPES: two versions of Sing For You

The LOST TAPES series. (Music from the 80's and 90's re-found.)

 

SING FOR YOU (two versions - one from the 90's and another recent version.

1. Newer (the official) version from

http://music.hunkasaurus.com/singforyou.mp3

2.  Older (rougher unofficial 'lost tape') version…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 13, 2011 at 5:55pm — No Comments

Musea Weekly Art Quiz

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

This word has the meaning of a word loosing end sounds and being abbreviated. Example saying glam for glamour or cred for credibility. IS: apocope from the Greek word for cutting off. Ex. Curio for curiosity,We had no winners. No one got the right ANS -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…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 9, 2011 at 10:43am — No Comments

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