#MorningMonarchy: December 23, 2016


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Snopes schadenfreude, Mr. Metropolis and a gift guide + this day in history w/the Federal Reserve Act and our song of the day by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings on your Morning Monarchy for December 23, 2016.

Notes/Links:

Snopes can’t debunk its owners embezzling company money for hookers
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/812012333698457600

Vox’s Undisclosed Conflicts of Interest, Explained
https://twitter.com/Qainiratha/status/811915890505687040

Ulterior Motive to VICE Disabling All Comments
https://twitter.com/benjaminseagram/status/812079445465059329

NYT Forced to Issue Correction, Lied About Not Supporting the Electoral College in a Bid to Banish It
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/812157079897198593

Sorry, Not Sorry: Neither the Media Nor Their Owners are Going to Change
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/809951273172824064

@TeenVogue’s new editorial strategy: tackling Trump news and makeup tips
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/811599134566137856

How @MTV try to be anti-racist YET in doing so are… racist ?
https://twitter.com/DazAltTheory/status/811005797958348800

MTV posts ‘2017 Resolutions for White Guys’ video (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32aO7vmHHKM

‘Mr. Robot’ creator to turn sci-fi legend ‘Metropolis’ into a series
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/810606550859522048

#TheGoonies IS About the Illuminati… And It’s a Rube Goldberg Machine
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/812007459283836928

Sweet, the elite percentage went up…
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/810907168819924992

3% | Official Trailer (Audio)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yyzNQfaQR8

Rushmore leads National Film Registry’s 2016 inductees; Others include Breakfast Club, The Birds, Atomic Cafe 🎥🎞
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/810778138267369473

It Was the Year of the Album Exclusive… and the Year They Faded Away
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/811969904425320448

Watch @AphexTwin play first US show in eight years at @dayfornightfest 🎶👾
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/810778944634953728

United Record Pressing’s Original Nashville Plant, Steeped in Music History, to Cease Operations
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/812324277001170944

Excessive music volume is destroying our ability to hear subtler sounds 🎶💥🙉
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/811598884199809024

The Libertarian Holiday Gift Guide (Audio)
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/811739633935585281

#ThisDayInHistory: #December23 w/#VanGogh’s ear, #FederalReserve, #WTC North Tower, Imagine, #CatStevens converts + #ChetBaker, #AdrianBelew, #EddieVedder, #CarlaBruni, @theRealEsthero birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/812359291717894144

Flashback: Protesters march against NYPD police brutality (Dec. 23, 2006)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2006/12/protesters-march-against-nypd-police/

Flashback: Poll says Bush not trustworthy, doesn’t inspire confidence (Dec. 23, 2006)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2006/12/poll-bush-not-trustworthy-doesn/

#PumpUpThaVolume: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – “8 Days of Hannukah” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/811847882600919041