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Twelve Rules for Making a Hollywood Movie

September 6, 2018

Dear Reader, This week let’s have some fun with Hollywood!

TWELVE RULES FOR MAKING A HOLLYWOOD MOVIE

1. Vocal coaches must instruct all actors to whisper or scream all lines, ‘… like they do in real life!’

2. Aging male stars must date starlets.

3. Films must fit one of three formats:

Kids = cartoon movies
Women = love stories with a wedding at the end.
Men = action heroes with lots of special effects.

4. Must spend over 50 million to advertise film – this stuff won’t sell itself!

5. There must be conflict. If the character buys a loaf of bread the clerk, a total stranger, has to scowl, hassle, and oppose him at every turn, ’cause that’s reality!

6. Keep the following out of your film, seniors, children, teens, people of color, happily married couples, and women in leadership positions; unless they are plot points; but even then, never dwell on them!

7. All characters must come from broken homes like the screenwriters do!

8. Movie posters must be cluttered with a list all thousand of the executive producers, regular producers, directors, etc. to emphasize the personal vision of the writer.

9. Dumb down everything except for a single plot point surprise at the end.

10. Bystanders must never get involved and have to act like frozen props! Make sure that minor characters act exceptionally stubborn and stupid to move the plot along!

11. Originality is extremely important – specially in sequels, and remakes.

12. Theater employees that sell the tickets and popcorn, must continue to get the lowest wages and benefits allowed by law. Though Hollywood walks the red carpet, theater workers must be swept under it!

Tom Hendricks
(editor of the 25 year old zine Musea)

MAIN Website
http://tomhendricks.us/

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Pedal Park

August 2, 2018

Love the idea, you have,
Wonderfull mind.😍

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3 Moon Poems

July 30, 2018

Moon Park
invisible in day
starts stirring
as dusk settles.
Meet me my love
at Moon Park.

There is a place
on the far side of the Moon
that’s home to the shadows
that have been left behind.
They walk those moors
on that grey world;
itself a shadow
to a larger body.

Call me
the Moon poet,
and i’ll
light up!

1% Musicians Should Pay 70% of the Donations

July 24, 2018

Dear Readers,

This post looks at musicians and charity.

Did you know that 1% of musicians make 70% of all the money?
They do. Most are the ten or so teen pop stars that are constantly promoted over and over, year after year. The rest are touring classic rock acts you’ve seen touring year after year.

I don’t like the disparity and want to see an end to it. But until the music revolution sweeps in, we are stuck with it.

So in this post I speak directly to the one percenters, the musicians that make 70% of the money in the music industry..

Guess what, there is a responsibility with making 70% of all the money in the music industry. You have to give 70% of all charity donations from all musicians in the music industry. Let me repeat.

You have to give 70% of all charity donations from all musicians in the music industry.

That means even a million here and there is far from enough. When you make such massive amounts of money, your 10 percent is many millions.

Step up and do your share – your 70% of the entire giving!

Tom Hendricks

The Origin of Life… IF

July 23, 2018

Concerning the origin of life:

IF life was hard to start,
it’s most likely that we are NOT here!

IF life was easy to start,
it’s most likely that we ARE here!

Tom Hendricks

See tomhendricks.us for more.
Check the upper floors for bio posts.


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