Archive for the ‘Literature’ Category

WIS – Should I add This Poem

July 1, 2017

Dear Reader, my sci-fi novel Writings in Science, a History of the Future, is finished and out there for all to read. But in the 2nd ed. should I add this poem?

sew me up
a shinning star
with a helium needle
and hydrogen thread

sew me up
a galaxy cluster
with a stout
gravity ray.

sew me up
all that is
over the voids
and around the edges.

For everything Hendricks see my overall website:
tomhendricks.us

Before You – Interview

June 7, 2017

BEFORE YOU / INTERVIEW

Slowly I’m getting some recognition for all my work. That’s nice, but I note that in all the interviews I’ve had from the past, I’ve gotten the same response from both the interviewer and the audience. HUH?

Here in this post is a list of some things I might mention in an interview. For most listeners they would think I am talking in a different language.

Musea Readers of long standing, take this quiz and see how much you know about all things connected with Musea.

Who is Musea for and against?

Name any two doors of the Five Doors to the Art Revolution video series.

What is the reason for the Texas Video Showdown?

Name three zines in the Zine Hall of Fame.

What is People Power?

What is a Standup?

What Dallas Street do I suggest should become a pedestrian walkway?

Name any two points from the Postism Art Manifesto.

What is the Big LIst?

When and where was the last moment of Modern Art?

Why was 12 By 12 Records called a co-op record company?

What is tomhendricks.us?

Name a poem video.

Recite a single line from any of my 1700 Original Songs.

Name two columnists from Musea.

Who is Corporate Art / Media?

Name two points from my UV paper on the Origin of Life.

Name three of my websites.

Name two world’s firsts in music connected to Tom Hendricks/ Hunkasaurus.

My Sci-fi novel Writings in Science, is written in what form?

What is Pay for Play online?

Name any instrumental I’ve written and recorded.

Why does Musea think fair reviews are so important

Name one of the educational reforms in my essay on education.

Define a Quatro, Vision, or a Readymade.

Why is Ben Bagdikian important to the art revolution?

Name any three of my books.

Name any of the ten points in the essay, Getting the Country Back in Shape.

Name any point from the essay Cogitology

What does playing the guitar in the Combo Style, mean?

Where does the phrase, “I don’t dumb down, so please wise up,” come from?

What is a CBA?

What is Musead?

What changes does Musea suggest for the NEA?

How does wiki college work?

Why should theater workers protest Hollywood?

What is a Workers Dollar Union.

Name any of the 27 points from the Censored Art News article.

What is a bagatelle?

Who is David McGhee, G.K.H. Bryant, Michael Helsem – each a great artist in his field.

For answers see my new website
tomhendricks.us

Musea Links

May 4, 2017

More MUSEA Links
(Updates in comments.)

REVOLUTION IN ARTS – Recommendations
https://musea.wordpress.com/2017/04/20/revolution-in-arts-recommendations/

CENSORED ART NEWS
https://musea.wordpress.com/2017/01/19/censored-art-news/

MUSEA ZINES AND PUBLICATIONS (Pix)
https://musea.wordpress.com/2017/04/20/musea-zine-and-musea-publications-pix/

MUSEA READING FUND
https://musea.wordpress.com/2016/05/14/musea-reading-fund-passes-3000/

MUSEA ZINE HALL OF FAME
http://zinewiki.com/Musea_Zine_Hall_of_Fame

MUSEA E-MAIL CLUB – Weekly Posts on all things.
https://musea.wordpress.com/category/musea/

MUSEA’S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS STORIES – 15 year list
https://musea.wordpress.com/2017/04/23/christmas-stories-15-years-worth/

MUSEA’S 70 FILM IDEAS and SUMMARIES
http://www.musea.us/119issue.html

MUSEAD – an Art Center for all the Arts. Musea issues #71, #144, #150, and #170.
Musead, the art center, is one big idea. In it’s largest version, it is an art complex the size of a major amusement park for both adults and children. I have suggested this version of Musead be the size of an ocean liner! In a Plan B, Musead would be the size of a normal art center with three main rooms: a stage and cafe, a shop, and a museum. This link is to Musea #170 or Plan B. http://www.musea.us/august2009.html

Book Baby

April 27, 2017

Book Baby Storefront is another online store for all my books. Each of my book titles is listed separately.

https://store.bookbaby.com/book/Cendrillon

https://store.bookbaby.com/book/Downtown-With-The-Book-of-Renown

https://store.bookbaby.com/book/Library-Planet

https://store.bookbaby.com/book/Portraits

https://store.bookbaby.com/book/Ten-Short-and-Short-Short-Plays

https://store.bookbaby.com/book/Writings-In-Science

Here are four covers.

Musea #200 The PEOPLE Issue – all 100 pages

January 27, 2017

For those who did not get one of the few copies by mail, here is the entire 200th issue of Musea the PEOPLE issue on my website.

Many of you are in it and there are lots of gossip and celebrities – I name names such as all those listed in this teaser page.

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Reader, you will find all this inside and more:

Why did shock jock Russ Martin tie me to a chair with duct tape? Why did Frank Zappa call KNON while I was working there?
Which Musea cover was printed upside down?
Why was my $1,000,000 Collage at 500 X titled Janet Kutner Writes Daffy Reviews. Where was the best deep dish in Deep Ellum?
Why was the Inwood Theater gassed that night?
Why couldn’t the TV repairman hook Stanley Marcus up to cable? Did Musea find a photo of Cy Twombly developing his style on a blackboard? What was in that Musea Stand Gift Box every Christmas at the Inwood? What photo from Charlton Heston’s wife, did Musea run on one of our Covers? Is one of my zine friends perhaps the Best Painter around?
Why did Dallas Luxury Magazine run a full page picture of me? What were Inwood Box Office Concerts?
What did Drive in Movie Critic, Joe Bob Briggs say about Musea? What happened when H. L. Hunt wanted to buy a photograph of himself for $10? Why was I forced out of the Inwood Theater after working there for 24 years? What did Maximum Rock n Roll say about the AACA logo?
Where did the Esquire Theater’s Neon Painter’s Palette end up? Which unassuming Dallas writer/artist wrote the next Pascal’s, Pensees? How did Musea get in the center of a Dallas Morning News, Dallas Observer feud. Who praised Mary Parker for sculptural reliefs from plumbing parts? Which 12 By 12 musician recently had a single of his, sell on Ebay for $887.77? What was Joe Christ like in person?
What musicians recorded a song of mine, then went on to national fame as a trio. What does Musea know about Slack?
When does the Midnight Movie start?
Why did my fellow workers ask David Byrne for his autograph for me? Which music engineer did I work with that had a Gold Record on her office wall? What happened when a stage hand moved Ray Charles mike?
Was Morgan Fairchild beautiful and friendly in person?
Who seemed to need more approval, Joseph Heller, or Nora Ephron? What guitar accessory does Elvis, Jimi Hendrix, and Hunkasaurus have in common? What did Mickey Rooney say to me as he passed by at NorthPark?
Who are the five, Frida and Diego type couples, where both partners are fine artists? Did Musea find a photograph of Cinderella?
Why did I go to Freddie King’s house?
Who stole my zines at the first Art Revolution Festival – I really want to know! Who was Sweater Vest, The Crazy Nurse, or the Popcorn Lady?
Why won’t Willie Nelson’s lawyers let him hear my song, The Ballad of Willie Nelson? Why did the lawyers from Warner Brothers write me?
Why did I get a check from Greg Abbot for $13.88?
When was the last moment of modern art?
Which local guitar hero was sitting in my seat at the Paul McCartney concert? And finally; how did this 8 page Musea 200th issue turn into Tom’s Tome?


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