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NPR Responds to My Conflict Of Interest Concerns in Page Article by Ombudsman

Zinesters, this is a music example, but note that zines are never talked about on NPR either.… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on April 21, 2010 at 10:08am — No Comments

Check your WMZ arts smarts with weekly quiz

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



Name the world's largest display of art. Good Luck!



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The Nazca Lines, gigantic drawings carvwd into Peru's Nazca Desert floor by the Nazca people…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on April 19, 2010 at 11:41am — 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:



He was was both an actor in his family group, and their business manager. He was the first in Hollywood to get a percentage of a film's gross receipts as part of…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on April 14, 2010 at 10:17am — No Comments

Musea E-mail Club #507 New Musea out plus excerpt

Musea Reader, the April/May issue is out.



This issue has 3 parts. Two for your health, and one for the health of music. The first "LARRY"S SUGAR PILLS" is a one act courtroom 'drama'. See if Larry ends up in jail for selling his miracle…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on April 12, 2010 at 10:07am — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts

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



This is the day we shoot the action scene, and in this movie I start the scene dangling from a rope high over a gorge a mile underneath me. I ask the director, "Huh?…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on April 6, 2010 at 11:19am — No Comments

Musea E-mail Club #506 Miss Yvonne Rant

Musea Reader,

This week's e-mail club is from a guest…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on April 5, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Sound Opinions and fair reviews for Indy Musicians

Should radio shows that say they cover popular music, cover popular music?

Sure, says I. Please send this as an e-mail to them to ask for a fair review of the Big List. Thanks!



"Sound opinions" is a Chicago based music review radio…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 25, 2010 at 9:34am — 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:



Have you seen the Marriage Ref? This game show is a train wreck and it made me think of this earlier quiz show. A MAJOR TV comedian hosted a game show where a panel of…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 24, 2010 at 10:40am — No Comments

Music Lovers help change the world and be a bit revolutionary too

Music lover Please Send this E-mail to the addresses listed. Thanks! (Corrected e-mail addresses)

I am challenging NPR to a music challenge, "Trendy versus Indy", "The Big LIst versus the Trendy-ist", my Big LIst of 200 songs versus ANY 200 songs from them. This is the…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 22, 2010 at 9:48pm — No Comments

The NPR Trendy versus Quality challenge might just happen Press Release

Does NPR stand for quality in music coverage? Not according to art revolutionary, musician, and editor of the zine Musea ,Tom Hendricks who has challenged the NPR music staff to a 200 song music challenge - the biggest in history. Hendricks calls it the "Trendy Versus Quality" 200 song challenge. He's suggested that NPR can choose any 200 recent songs covered on NPR versus his best of world music on the internet list.…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 19, 2010 at 11:12am — 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:

This actor danced from London to Norwich. And the year after, wrote an account of it. Name him.

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Will Kemp morris / danced from London to Norwich. He was an actor, jester and friend of William Shakespeare. Legend says he undertook the journey…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 15, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

NPR Musical Challenge - Zinesters add your voice.

Music lover Please Send this E-mail to the addresses listed.

I am challenging NPR to a music challenge, "Trendy versus Indy", my Big LIst of 200 songs versus ANY 200 songs from them. This is the biggest music challenge in history!!! Help support this fun music…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 10, 2010 at 9:35pm — No Comments

Pruit's Oscar Wrap Up (musea E-mail Club #503

Here is Musea’s annual Oscar wrap up from Melanie Pruit. (It is long so after the "intermission' click on the link for the rest.)



So history was made last night at the Oscars, not only with the selection of the first ever female winner for Best Director (Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker), but also the first time…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 8, 2010 at 5:29pm — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts

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


Just about a year ago to the day (give or take less than a week) the world saw an auction of an artists possessions that garnered a little under one half of a BILLION dollars. Yes BILLION with a "B". And this, as you remember was during the year when everyone had lost their money and banks were being bailed out. This was the largest auction of any private individual ever seen. Name the artist. Good…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 8, 2010 at 10:23am — No Comments

Grand Sweep (instrumental release from 5 CD Set

Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar in POST BANDS instrumental from 5 CD Set

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 7, 2010 at 7:18pm — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts

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

This artist spent just about 50 years on two DOORS! (or two sets of doors). Name the artist.

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Lorenzo Ghiberti for the Baptistry of Florence.…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on March 2, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Tips for Musicians

TEN Plus TIPS FOR MUSICIANS 1 Try to stand out, not fit in. Your goal should not be to sound like everyone else. If you are not doing something that is the world's first in music - then ask yourself, "Why not? Show some courage. Do something new. Find your own…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on February 24, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Zinester weekly quiz

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

This English fair began in 1133, and it was such fun, and such a big hit that they kept it going each year for, oh, say, 722 years! Name it.

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Bartholomew Fair, held in West Smithfield, London.

Fo/mo/info…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on February 22, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts

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

This record features both the Father of Country Music and the Father of Jazz. Name it.

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Blue Yodel #9, one of the pioneering records by the Father of Country Music Jimmie Rodgers, with horn by the Father of Jazz, Satchmo Armstrong.…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on February 17, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

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