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WMZ weekly art contest for fun

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


James Joyce was nearly blind during his final years. So he had to dictate part of his last novel, "Finnegan's Wake" to a friend. The friend turned out to be one of the most celebrated writers of the century. Name the writer that helped Joyce with his final novel.


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Samuel Beckett, Irish avant-garde writer, dramatist, poet, and one of the key writers in…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 24, 2010 at 10:51am — No Comments

Set of New Poems from this Week

Poems for this week 8/14/10


POEMS…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 20, 2010 at 11:20am — No Comments

Three New Entries to the BIG LIST of best music of the world

These three songs, have been added to the Big List, world's best new…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 18, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

WMZ weekly art contest for fun

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


This major American writer bragged that he could write a complete short story with beginning, middle, and end in only 6 words. The other writers around the table bet him $10 he couldn't. He could and he won. Who was the writer and reprint his short story.


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Ernest Hemingway. His 6 word story was, "For sale. Baby shoes. Never…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 16, 2010 at 10:55am — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 8/10/10

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"Defenestrate', is one weird word. It means to throw someone out of a window. The term likely comes from an incident in 1618, in Prague, when
two imperial commissioners were thrown from a window in the Palace of Prague. My question is this, what happened to the men.


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Though the drop was some 30 feet or so, they landed in a…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 10, 2010 at 10:31am — No Comments

Hunkasaurus Online Single: Juggernaut / Next Level

Hunkasaurus and Pet Dog Guitar ONLINE Single Release. Two original instrumentals. Please turn them up loud for best results.


Juggernaut


Next Level


Both are extended instrumentals. They…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 5, 2010 at 6:51pm — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck

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


Here's a fashion question. How much water will a 10-gallon hat hold? (Oh and don't even THINK of answering with the obvious!)


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The average Stetson holds about 3 quarts according to Mental Floss magazine. The earliest version of the hat was from the Mexican cowboys, who liked to decorate their hats with colorful braids called 'galons'. That's where the…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 2, 2010 at 9:46am — No Comments

Poems Written in the Last 10 Days

Poems, and sayings written in the last 10 days or so:


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One spoon
one bowl
and still both
hands are full


I whisper my secret
to my statue
of Galatea


Weak tea,
thin soup,
and I am running
out of water.


Like a candle
never lit.


(ART…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 30, 2010 at 8:36pm — No Comments

WMZ weekly art contest for fun

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


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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 27, 2010 at 10:07am — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck 7/19/10

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



This sci-fi short story is set in 2055. It's the most republished science fiction story of all time. Name it and its author. Here's a clue, "Butterfly".



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"A Sound of Thunder", by Ray Bradbury. The story is about time travel with this warning - don't tamper with the past, a little change then can alter history in a big way now. And butterfly clue? One hunter in the time travel safari goes off the… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on July 19, 2010 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Now Out 5 Song ONLINE EP Release, "Five from the Beatles"

Here's this week's release of a new online EP from Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar.…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 16, 2010 at 6:25pm — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck

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


Remember the 60's. Well if you don't do you remember who said this quote,
"If you can remember anything about the sixties, you weren't really there."


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Paul Kanter from the Jefferson Airplane. For more quotes from Kantner see…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 13, 2010 at 10:45am — No Comments

Best of This Week's New Poems and Sayings

Some of my better Poems and sayings, new this past week or so:



POEMS



the candle…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 10, 2010 at 8:26pm — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts

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


Time for summer reading. But not all books are the same. Some are awful. When you get one, remember this quote,"The covers of this book are too far apart." Who said that?


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Ambrose Bierce. Be sure to check out his "The Devil's Dictionary".


I had no correct eligible answers. Seems the covers of your brain are NOT too far…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 7, 2010 at 10:32pm — 1 Comment

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts with this week's tough question

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 1, 2010 at 10:46am — No Comments

Poems for this week 6/27/10

New Poems (and sayings) for this week.





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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 27, 2010 at 8:53pm — No Comments

Latest ONline Single Two of the very best original love songs from Zinester

Here is the latest online single from Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar.

They are two love songs that I think are as good as any out there by anyone in recent times. See what you think.





How Beautiful Girls Are…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 23, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts with this week's tough question

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



I am reading about Picasso's life. The first of two versions of this incident is by our mystery person. That person wrote "On the Rue de Rennes, I often passed the shop of Pere Sauvage. There were Negro statuettes in his window. I was struck by their character, their…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 22, 2010 at 9:40am — 1 Comment

Musea Report: NPR leader in Music Promotion. But is it Fair?

Musea Reader and WMZ - this week we look at how NPR is becoming THE leader of new music in this country.

You're surprised aren't you? This story is about how they have become a major player in many aspects of contemporary music, AND the possible conflicts of interest connected with how they choose the music they review and promote.

"The…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 18, 2010 at 8:47pm — No Comments

This Week's New Poems and Sayings 6/17

This Week's New Poems (and sayings).





Halfway up the stairs

a woodpecker's tap tap tap!



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Weave me a life

wheel spinner fate.

Make it stout

and long lasting!



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I line outside the…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on June 18, 2010 at 10:31am — No Comments

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