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Muse Magazine
image This week I started a new job as contributing editor to Muse Magazine. It's a magazine for young teenagers (9-14 years old) about science, history, and the arts, but I don't think that description quite captures its quirky nature. It runs articles on everything from 'Weird tales of the subway' to 'Could you live forever' (which is in the current issue). Its mascot is a trickster named Kokopelli (from Native American mythology) who loves to play pranks, which might explain why they were willing to bring a 'hoax expert' like me on board. For strange bureaucratic reasons (the kind that seem to plague all companies), the magazine doesn't really have an official site, but the other editors have created an unofficial Muse Magazine site on the sly. Muse is published jointly by the Cricket Magazine Group and the Smithsonian Magazine.
Posted by The Curator on Sat Feb 21, 2004

Congratulations. I wish you the best of luck in your new job and hope you find it to be entertaining and rewarding. ^_^
Posted by A Girl Named Goo  in  Dexter, Maine  on  Sat Feb 21, 2004  at  09:57 PM
What good fortune for Muse! Your talents will surely bring Muse to reach its full potential. I think I will re-subscribe to it for my niece and nephew, now that I know they have hired quality.
Posted by #1 Fan  on  Mon Feb 23, 2004  at  11:38 PM
Posted by Bob S. Yunkle  on  Fri Feb 27, 2004  at  04:42 AM
Congradulations! you will greatly add to muse.
Posted by anonymous muse subscriber  on  Fri Feb 27, 2004  at  11:42 PM
Great! Another company using one of our sacred beings as a commercial 'mascot'. Odd how people are always labeling other's beliefs as 'mythology'. Yes, Moses parted the Red Sea, but no, Coyote couldn't have scattered the stars...
Otherwise, congrats on the new position. Maybe you can get them to stop exploiting Native American beliefs?
Posted by catlady  on  Sat Jul 31, 2004  at  06:13 AM
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