#MorningMonarchy: May 27, 2016


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20160527_MorningMonarchyRacist laundry ads, Marxist music videos and violent Legos + this day in history w/’Dragon Quest’ and our song of the day by Kris Orlowski on your Morning Monarchy for May 27, 2016.

Notes/Links:

#MediaMemes Video: #SpellingBee ends in tie, again… (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/736248796816936960

Obama Has Overseen the Smallest Reduction in U.S. Nuclear Stockpile of Any Post-Cold War President
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/736164309349208064

@AFP thank you @corbettreport @mediamonarchy @sibeledmonds for calling the plays months ahead of the game
https://twitter.com/ttgameplan/status/736164608696717312

Revenge and the Future of Media Finances
https://twitter.com/dealbook/status/736210664218341376

Chinese detergent manufacture washes dark skin chap to make him Chinese … Italians do the reverse (Audio)
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/736007748605775872

Chinese state media lays down some tunes
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/735984609687535617

#MediaMemes Video: “#Marx is a post-90s” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/736248082698895362

#MediaMemes: The British pop talent crash – where have all the new acts gone?
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/735878376032866310

#MediaMemes: Sony Full-Year Forecast Down Following Japanese Earthquakes
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/735176413729300481

The British Library’s “Sounds” Archive Presents 80,000 Free Audio Recordings
https://twitter.com/Qainiratha/status/735762031635095552

“American Sniper” Chris Kyle Distorted His Military Record, Documents Show
https://twitter.com/Qainiratha/status/735457867109699584

#MediaMemes: Lego has become more and more violent in order to sell its products, according to a new study
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/734836434129944576

#MediaMemes: Dave Mustaine pays tribute to former Megadeth drummer Nick Menza
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/734786792595939328

#MediaMemes: Which rock star will historians of the future remember?
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/734760965359697921

#MediaMemes: Prince Estate Claimants Object to Undergoing Genetic Testing 💉👑
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/735203604139671552

#MediaMemes: David Lowery and Melissa Ferrick’s Lawsuits Against Spotify Get Combined
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/735203571960938497

Facebook has a fake concert problem
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/734213107770265604

Mainstream media tries to buy AK-47 on darknet, fails, scammed out of $800
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/734211374453121024

#MediaMemes: Newspaper Giants Fight for Market Share in a Dying Industry 📰
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/733815612942651393

#MediaMemes: Sofia Coppola’s #LaTraviata opens at Rome opera house 🇮🇹
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/733750072538595328

‘Killing Nemo’? ‘Finding Dory’ film hype could damage exotic fish populations
https://twitter.com/MediocreMark/status/733743042344026112

William McRaven’s Osama bin Laden wanted poster sells for $100,000 at dinner
https://twitter.com/erikmoshe/status/733498898250108928

Geek critique: Neil Gaiman and Kameron Hurley pick apart pop culture
https://twitter.com/guardian/status/736210431279271938

Here is the soundtrack to BUT WHAT IF WE’RE WRONG? It’s like reading the book very fast with your eyes closed.
https://twitter.com/CKlosterman/status/736213080485560320

Morrissey Nixes Scheduled Concert at Chicago Riot Fest This Fall, Celebrates 57th Birthday
http://www.musictimes.com/articles/70838/20160523/morrissey-riot-fest-chicago-concert-cancelled-57th-birthday.htm

#MediaMemes: #Morrissey u-turn means he is now playing Chicago #RiotFest after all
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/736246799124463616

#MediaMemes: #TheSimpsons actor Hank Azaria uses in-character graduation speech to offer life advice (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/736246521016913922

#MediaMemes: New album releases by @Beth_Orton, @DaMFunK, @KristinKontrol, @FlumeMusic, @BigThiefMusic, @Lacuna_Coil
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/736243542746488832

#ThisDayInHistory: #May27 w/Three Little Pigs, Golden Gate Bridge, ‘Dragon Quest’ released, Paula Jones lawsuit + Don Williams, Cilla Black, Bruce Cockburn, Siouxsie Sioux, Neil Finn, @RJD2 birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/736244209053618176

Video: Dragon Warrior (NES) Final Battle + Ending (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8l5oG8FF_5A

Today is the 6th anniversary of Chelsea Manning’s arrest
https://twitter.com/swaggerprance/status/736210577958178816

#PumpUpThaVolume: Kris Orlowski – “Enough” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/736121903274856449