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Musea issue #199 - before the big 200

Dear Readers,

The latest issue of Musea, #199 is now online.


This is the CATCH UP issue

Here is info on my latest book release, Downtown With the Book of Renown,

What the TeXas Video Showdown is all about,

Preview of my sci-fi book in progress, Writings in Science, and more.

Coming up next the 200th Issue of Musea!!!

Best wishes,

Added by Tom Hendricks on April 23, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Media/Art Monopoly - Worse then Bagdikian could Imagine.

The Bagdikian Interview

FAIR, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, rebroadcast an interview with Ben Bagdikian, author of The Media Monopoly.

Listening to the ’95 interview of Ben Bagdikian.

He mentions the danger of owning both distribution and content. The media / art companies has taken that up one step.

They own distribution, content, and reviews of content.

They give themselves great reviews for bad music, books, tv, film, etc. OR

They give… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 19, 2016 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Ben Bagdikian has died.

Ben Bagdikian has died.

That name may not mean much to you, but it does to me. And I think his legacy will mean more and more as time goes by.

He was a journalist who wrote the book The Media Monopoly in 1983. That book, even in the 80's talked about a fast shrinking landscape of who owned the media and the dangers of so few owning so much.

Since then, his concern for an ever shrinking number of major independent news outlets, has gotten worse not better - much… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 12, 2016 at 3:36pm — No Comments

3 Men control all the Music? Yes.

Let's look at the problem with the music industry this way.

There are 3 record companies that control 80% of the business, Warners, Universal, Sony. Each has a president. That's 3 presidents controlling the music industry. 

 Do you think 3 people should determine the fate of 80% of the music business? No of course not, but they do now. The 3 have made it clear,

We only support a generic pop sound. We only promote that type of music, and only for a few. (Swift, Beyonce,… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 10, 2016 at 12:12pm — 2 Comments

Sayings of Editor Art (recent)

Sayings of Editor Art

Dear Musea Readers,

Here is the latest batch of sayings by Editor Art:


Every good solution continues till it does harm.

I over slept, and under awoke!

Creative People. Others will celebrate them in theory, and oppose everything they do in person.

Stand up for those who stand out.

Lift a finger and vote thumbs up.

Things work both ways. If the media can talk about Hollywood making… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 7, 2016 at 9:35am — No Comments

Writings in Science, Possible Covers for my huge sci-fi novel


This may be the largest sci fi novel ever made - if I can finish it.

Writings in Science, history of the future, a novel of stories, essays, poems and plays.

Added by Tom Hendricks on March 4, 2016 at 10:03am — No Comments

Kesha versus Sony


Here is a way for Kesha to get out of her contract with Sony

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 22, 2016 at 9:31am — No Comments

Ace Backwords, has reached his 50th blog post. Musea salutes Ace!

Ace Backwords, the SF. cartoonist has just posted his 50th blog post.

See our blog for more about Ace and his connection to my zine Musea.
Want to know all about the 60's in SF, then his blog is for you.


Added by Tom Hendricks on February 22, 2016 at 9:22am — No Comments

Five Original Love Songs for your Valentine's Day

Valentines Day deserves some original love songs. Take a listen.

From Hunkasaurus and His Pet Dog Guitar.



Don't Give Up On Love


Grey Green Eyes…


Added by Tom Hendricks on February 14, 2016 at 10:14am — No Comments

Mini comix article

Thanks to Scott Krakowski for sharing this link about mini comics.


Added by Tom Hendricks on February 8, 2016 at 9:01am — No Comments

My take on Painting Reproduction Tech and this article - Painters take note

See my blog for a look at the latest in painting tech, part of the postism art revolution,


For more on this part of the media and art revolution see the link below.

Most modern art substitutes weird for quality, narrow isms for scope and meaning, and trendy for… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 6, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

See my blog for more about the Texas Video Showdown. Do you support musicians or want 5 pop stars to marginalize all the rest Sadly it’s clear to me that before any musician can make a living beyond…

See my blog for more about the Texas Video Showdown.

Do you support musicians or want 5 pop stars to marginalize all the rest

Sadly it’s clear to me that before any musician can make a living beyond selling a few t-shirts and cd’s we will have to work together to end the corporate music that is down to about 5 pop stars and 3 mega music corporations. That’s why I started the Texas Video Showdown, a video that brings the conflict to one point, one video, one challenge, one… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on February 4, 2016 at 9:50am — No Comments

Music Has Jumped the Shark, and it seems I'm not the only one that thinks that.


This link supplied by JHC.

Also see my Texas Video Showdown, where all musicians oppose 5 pop stars for control of the music business. Who do you want to win?

Time to change the music business to where it's built on talent not publicity.

Those reading this, if you know a great… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 27, 2016 at 8:57am — No Comments

Here's my 2nd 5 star review of Kid's Mystery, Downtown With the Book of Renown

Dear Readers, for those who like Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew type mysteries, check out my streaming book review here. It is also at all major streaming sites on the net.
Would love for you to take a look.


Added by Tom Hendricks on January 25, 2016 at 9:48am — No Comments

More Elvis after Texas Video Showdown

Here's my 1 voice, 1 guitar, 1 revolution version of another Elvis hit, That's alright Mama


PS. Have you voted on the Texas Video Showdown yet? Choice is crystal clear.

Do you want music to be all about 5 pop stars only and stay as it is, or do you want to open the music business to thousands of musicians?

Time to change the music business where it's… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 12, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

Texas Video Showdown on Elvis's Birthday

The Texas Video Showdown is between two sides in the music business – 5 sound alike pop stars that control the music business on one side, and the thousands of other musicians that have been marginalized out of careers on the other.

The five or so sound alike pop stars include: Taylor Swift,, Katy Perry, Beyonce, Justin Bieber, Adele, Gaga, and 1 Direction.

The Texas Video Showdown, youtube video challenges the entire music industry.

Some say there is plenty of… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on January 9, 2016 at 9:47pm — No Comments

Holiday Greeting Tucked into a Paragrap

My Musea Zine Holiday issue is also the annual Christmas story issue - but where is the Christmas? Blog tells all


Added by Tom Hendricks on December 21, 2015 at 10:04am — No Comments

Last minute shopping? Consider my 9 CD's or my 5 streaming books, Thanks

Musea ZINE, Named one of the best ZINES by UTNE magazine. Featured on ROCKETBOOM)


MUSIC, 9 full CD's of free Postism Music)


/ or


BOOK PAGE (all 5 of my books + author info. )…


Added by Tom Hendricks on December 19, 2015 at 10:01am — No Comments

The LOST TAPEs Series - Circus



These 27 Lost Tapes, most by me, some by talented friends, are called that because they have never been officially released on the net.

They include a couple full band, early singles from me, some great music from talented musician friends, and some of my keyboard compositions, with some of those in the classical… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on November 13, 2015 at 9:42am — No Comments

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