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WMZ weekly art quiz - test your art smarts - from Musea Zine

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
"What shocked him into this new technique was a brilliantly colored dress and the sight of one of his pictures standing on its side." "Dictionary of Modern Painting." Name the artist and the new type of painting/art.


IS
Wassily Kandinsky, the year was 1910, and the new type of art was abstract or non representational art.


I had no correct eligible answers.…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 26, 2010 at 11:24am — No Comments

Couplet of FEAR!!!! Halloween Poem Video

Yes - poems can be SCARY!!!!



Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 17 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on October 25, 2010 at 10:06am — No Comments

LOST TAPES "Love is Forever" Mosteller/Loehr

This LOST TAPE* features a song that is AS GOOD AS MUSIC GETS!


This song compares well to any song or song performance from ANYONE ANYWHERE.
I can brag on it because it is by some very talented people that I was lucky to have on my eighties record company, 12 BY 12.
Song is LOVE IS FOREVER, sung by Alayna Mosteller, with piano accompaniment by the composer of the song, Scott Jacob Loehr.
The song is from 1984 and was featured as one of the…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 23, 2010 at 11:04am — No Comments

Zinester and NPR have Facebook Exchange

Musea E-mail Club #516. While I'm typing this a conversation is going on on Facebook between me and NPR. Here's a recap. I encourage readers to join in with your comments.


NPR MUSIC
article name: Elton John And Leon Russell Reunite On "The Union"


Tom Hendricks said
Do others notice that on the NPR page there are revolving sponsor ads, and one that pops up with this is…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 20, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

WMZ weekly art quiz - test your art smarts - from Musea Zine

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


American Indians borrowed one pastime from White society. And almost every North American tribe picked it up. Name this pastime.
IS
Playing Cards, and gambling.
I had no correct eligible answers. Seems y'all were barred from the casino!


I don't dumb down, so please wise up!
Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd CALLED ‘30′! –…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 18, 2010 at 10:20am — No Comments

The LOST TAPES two by Beethoven/Hendricks (editor of zine Musea)

The LOST TAPES. Here are two pieces built on Beethoven Classics. Both composed and played by me. The first is a lost tape, the second is a recent video. Let me hear what you think.




FRACTURED BEETHOVEN. One of the Late 80's LOST TAPES. My version of Ode to Joy melody in Beethoven's ninth symphony. Piano. This was HARD to play! (Note takes about 5 seconds to load).…


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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 15, 2010 at 12:19pm — No Comments

future of books - Musea E-mail Club #515

Before I begin with The Future of Books, this in house announcement - the new issue of MUSEA #177 is now on the musea.us website. PLUS we have a link to all the LOST TAPES (note the first song on the list, Walking in the Field, does not work, never has).


FUTURE OF BOOKS


What's happening to books? Is movable type a 550 year old fad that's about to end?


Here's the main stages of books and printing so…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 13, 2010 at 10:50am — No Comments

Recent Poems - October 2010

Recent Poems since 9/15.
Let me know what you think.


POEMS
1.
the elephants
that circle the vase
go round and round
but stay in place.
2.
Lines
etched into her palm
like a tattoo
when she was born.
3.
I asked the computer
"Can you think?
Give me an educated guess."


His innards…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 11, 2010 at 9:17pm — No Comments

WMZ weekly art quiz - test your art smarts - from Musea Zine

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


This popular toy car sold more cars, 457,000,in 2008 than any car manufacturer in the US. Name that toy.


IS
The Cozy Coupe. The toy car was first sold in 1979, and still a massive seller, even better than the TOY-ota. For more on the little cars, see…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 11, 2010 at 10:41am — No Comments

Zinester Lost Tapes: History of Rock and Roll part one and two

The LOST TAPES.


Here's something different. This is a recording of me reciting my poem
THE HISTORY OF ROCK AND ROLL - Parts One and Two.
With Pet Dog Guitar accompaniment. Done in the BEATS performance poetry style. More fun than great acting - I assure you! Let me hear what you think.
___________________________


Listen to this link, as you read along…


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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 8, 2010 at 10:47am — No Comments

WMZ weekly art quiz - test your art smarts - from Musea Zine

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
What happens in 802,701 A.D.?
IS
The Time Machine Traveller, goes into the future and lands in the land of Eloi and Morlocks. This from H.G. Wells book The Time Machine.
Congratulations to our Winner, David from San Jose California!
Seems the rest of you took a U-turn in the wayback machine!
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 October 6, 2010 at 10:52am — No Comments

The LOST Tapes

THE LOST TAPES.


My webmaster Matthew sent me an email that said look at this website:
http://www.archive.org/web/web.php . It's the WAYBACK MACHINE.


I typed in a now long gone web address of Musea, and it retrieved a YEAR BY YEAR archived history of the site. There were pages saved from 1998 - 2008.


Here's the fun part. I clicked on a few of the old sites and…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 2, 2010 at 7:42pm — No Comments

Sonnet Form

IN SONNET FORM
I will write in sonnet form
and though it seems a little strained
I, its rhyming scheme will feign
to reach the heights its made to soar,


to reach that bright iambic shore
pentameter lovers like to claim
for their rows of b's and a's,
for their lines of 3's and 4's;


but doggerel in truth to me
seems a tastier lay of land,
seems a…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on October 1, 2010 at 8:57pm — No Comments

HUNKASAURUS Online Single: I'M ALIVE / SEARCHING (Two Folk style originals)

HUNKASAURUS AND HIS PET DOG GUITAR,
Online Single Release


Descriptions
Two originals in sorta FOLK SONG style from the 5 CD "Outside the Box" set.


I'M ALIVE / SEARCHING


(Listen to the lyrics, play it loud!, and let me hear what you think - thanks).


I"M ALIVE…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 21, 2010 at 9:41am — No Comments

WMZ weekly art quiz - test your art smarts - from Musea Zine

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


Beatle questions are fun. Most Beatle experts know that Pattie Boyd, George's first wife, had some great classic rock songs written about her. They include George Harrison's, "Something", and Eric Clapton's "Layla". My question is this - what classic song was written about Pattie's sister Jenny? AND who wrote it?


IS
Jennifer Juniper, by Donovan.…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 20, 2010 at 10:05am — No Comments

Poems Written the Week before my Birthday

Recent Poems, and sayings
1.…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 15, 2010 at 11:11am — No Comments

WMZ weekly art quiz - test your art smarts - from Musea Zine

Before we begin, many readers have not gotten the quizzes lately. I am trying to fix it.…


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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 13, 2010 at 9:28am — No Comments

WMZ weekly art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck

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


This struggling writer had gotten 5 books published that year, 1900. It was near Christmas and he needed some money for presents. He asked his publisher for an advance. They gave him a check on one of his book's earnings. He thanked them and went home without looking at the check. When he handed it to his wife he noticed it was for 1,423.98 which is about 40 or 50 thousand in today's money! The book that…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 7, 2010 at 10:10am — No Comments

Poems Written this Week 9/4/10)

POEMS:
1.…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 4, 2010 at 11:09am — No Comments

Animal Train (kid's poem) / looking for illustrator

ANIMAL TRAIN
The barnyard animals looked forward each day
to seeing the speeding 12:05 train.
They'd gather at the fence and watch through the slats
the monster machine snaking past.
Their eyes would first spot the cloud of smoke.
Then turn to watch each car go.
Then turn to catch the trailing caboose
bounce about till it was lost.
Nothing left but the catching up sound
that would…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 1, 2010 at 11:02am — No Comments

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