#MorningMonarchy: May 5, 2017


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Festival fraud, epic entitlement and magazine time + this day in history w/balloon bombs over Oregon and our song of the day by Grizzly Bear on your Morning Monarchy for May 5, 2017.

Notes/Links:

Cargo plane crash-lands in West Virginia, 2 dead (Audio)
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/05/05/report-two-people-dead-cargo-plane-goes-off-runway-in-west-virginia.html

Breaking bad: Ex-science teacher in New Mexico pleads guilty to manufacturing meth
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/859587053742206976

Down in Flames: $100 Million Lawsuit Filed Over Crash-and-Burn Fyre Festival
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/859564702086594560

#FyreFestival Hit With $100M Class Action Lawsuit After Disaster (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/860409198789640192

IHeartMedia Posts Deep Losses, Repeats Warning on Debt in Quarterly Earnings
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/860203327614853121

US Television #MergersAndAcquisitions – Out-Foxed Edition 📺💰
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/859098689817542656

Twenty-First Century Fox in talks with Blackstone to buy Tribune
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/858878831880482817

21st Century Fox (@21CF) and @Blackstone reportedly interested in @TribuneMedia (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/860410419831218176

Oliver Stone interviews Vladimir Putin for four-hour series to air on Showtime
https://twitter.com/wierdduk/status/859088375961313280

J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis bonded over their mutual hatred of Walt Disney, private letters reveal
https://twitter.com/swaggerprance/status/859849733359124481

Johnny Depp Has a “Clear and Epic” Sense of Entitlement, Ex-Managers Say
https://twitter.com/DazAltTheory/status/859508295199059968

The Lost Picture Show: Hollywood Archivists Can’t Outpace Obsolescence
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/858763288057974791

Robert Parry Warns – The New York Times is Cheering on Censorship Algorithms
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/859923616720408577

Netflix Edits @BillNye Episode to Remove Segment Saying Chromosomes Determine Gender
https://twitter.com/tlaynes/status/859932515892645889

Roger Waters has lost millions by standing up for Palestine–but he doesn’t care
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/858155103211188225

Musician collapses during birthday concert finale
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/859562202147282945

This dying onstage seems to be a trend this year. Sib Hashian cause of death was released yesterday too I believe…
https://twitter.com/swaggerprance/status/859398119233994753

Col. #BruceHampton dies after collapsing onstage at Fox Theatre in Atlanta (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/860412121015767042

@Grandaddy Bassist, Co-Founder #KevinGarcia Dies After Massive Stroke At 41
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/860401917960142849

Labyrinth soundtrack featuring original David Bowie songs will get vinyl reissue
https://twitter.com/swaggerprance/status/858791780128407553

Prince Estate Shopping New ‘Purple Rain’ Concert Film, Documentary to Streaming Services
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/860226545016852480

#NewMusicFriday: @SlowdiveBand, @AtTheDriveIn, @Ozomatli, @MoonDuo, @SanCiscoMusic, @SoleySoleySoley 🔥 🎧
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/860252727858741249

#BookSmarts: ‘#Truthers’ by Geoffrey Girard, a Young Adult Thriller about 9/11
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/859184863324196864

#MagazineTime: Robbie Robertson Gives Testimony
http://recordcollectornews.com/2017/03/robbie-robertson-gives-testimony/

#MagazineTime: Gigantic Brewing Is Bigger Than Beer
http://www.vrtxmag.com/articles/gigantic-brewing-is-bigger-than-beer/

#MagazineTime: The Recording of Elliott Smith’s ‘Either/Or’
http://tapeop.com/interviews/118/recording-elliott-smiths-either-or/

#ThisDayInHistory: #May5 w/Six killed in #Oregon by #Japan’s “balloon bombs” in 1945 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/860540679985913857

+ #Pravda, #ScopesTrial, #AlanShepard, Bonzo goes to #Bitburg
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/860541416652423168

Flashback: TSA Loses Hard Drive With Personal Info (May 5, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/05/tsa-loses-hard-drive-with-personal-info/

Flashback: I’d Buy That For A Dollar!”: Approaching ‘Robocop’ World (May 6, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/05/id-buy-that-for-dollar-approaching/

Flashback: Bruce Willis Says JFK Killers Still In Power (May 7, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/05/bruce-willis-says-jfk-killers-still-in/

+ #Kierkegaard, #KarlMarx, #TammyWynette, #KurtLoder birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/860541836481282048

#PumpUpThaVolume: Grizzly Bear – “Three Rings” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/860405137264619520