#MorningMonarchy: August 1, 2017


Download MP3

#MorningMonarchy: August 1, 2017
Robot maps, poison papers and the right stuff + this day in history w/MTV’s launch and our song of the day by Belle & Sebastian on your Morning Monarchy for August 1, 2017.

Notes/Links:

#Scaramucci does the fandango out the door after 11 days
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/892113829500395520

Honolulu has come up with a way to tackle ‘smartphone zombies’
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/891672595468238848

Your Roomba already maps your home. Now the CEO plans to sell that map (Audio)
https://twitter.com/dum_phuk/status/889987473782308865

Hackers break into voting machines in minutes at hacking competition
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/891509492390559745

HBO’s Computer Networks Hacked, ‘Game of Thrones’ Script May Have Leaked
https://twitter.com/DazAltTheory/status/892108137343455232

Meet The New YouTube Powered By BitTorrent With No Censorship
https://twitter.com/bitchute/status/891918464071286785

The Poison Papers: Secret concerns of industry & regulators on the hazards of pesticides and other chemicals
https://twitter.com/Intelwar/status/892182708750876672

US Air Force won’t pay for towns’ water contamination costs
https://twitter.com/brocwest/status/891957583598059522

There’s Plague on the Prairie, but These Dogs May Be Protected (with Peanut Butter Vaccines)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/891730919500808193

War on weed: Veterans’ access to medical marijuana blocked by Republicans
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/891453054670835712

@Starbucks to shutter all 379 @TEAVANA stores as tea business tanks
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/891906347830198272

Drinking alcohol regularly ‘significantly protects against diabetes’
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/890823138233114624

Why some people worry that sunscreen might be bad for you (Hint: It’s not the sunscreen, it’s the chemical additives)
https://twitter.com/rayvahey/status/890732928623230977

August 21-22: An Eclipse, Disasters, and Suicides?
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/891486790279876608

#CharlieGard dies after coming off life support
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/891030977333534720

Raymond Joseph #Liddy, California deputy AG & son of #Watergate figure, arrested on child porn charges
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/891803555673157633

Small town shocked by mass arrests in child-trafficking sting operation
https://twitter.com/dum_phuk/status/891297522043543552

James Packer quietly severs business ties with the Church of Scientology – after former fiancee Mariah Carey blamed the controversial religion for their split
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/891982853763772418

LA Times reports Netflix is over $20 billion in debt
https://twitter.com/dum_phuk/status/892159652699549696

Bill Gates’ BEN does product placement in Netflix and Amazon shows
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/891005256917803009

Angelina Jolie denies exploiting Cambodian children… for new Netflix film
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/891917961916669954

Playwright #SamShepard dies aged 73
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/892046451634610176

Pulitzer-winning playwright #SamShepard dead at 73 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/892436515514535940

Jeanne Moreau, star of Jules et Jim, dies aged 89
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/891987382463057924

Jack White is in the studio recording a new solo album
https://twitter.com/DiffuserFM/status/892160353827737602

SoundCloud is close to getting a lifeline
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/892140064154812417

Discovery Communications to buy Scripps Networks Interactive for $14.6 billion, or $90 a share
https://twitter.com/dum_phuk/status/892072629678600193

#Discovery acquires #Scripps for $14.6B (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/892437282027847681

#ThisDayInHistory: #August1 w/the launch of #MTV in 1981 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/892434470212587520

+ #WarsawUprising, #TheTwist, #WitchyWoman, #MTV2, #K2
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/892434849075568640

Flashback: Rumsfeld changes course, will testify on Tillman death (Aug. 1, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/08/rumsfeld-changes-course-will-testify-on/

Flashback: Oakland, CA to transform red light cameras into spy cameras // US agrees to $30bn defence aid deal with Israel // Captured & killed al-Qaeda figure was invented // Kissinger-led US group attends closed debate at Putin home // Senior French pol dares to question the 9/11 tale // Poll: Much of US favors Bush impeachment (Aug. 1, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/08/july-clearinghouse-2/

+ #JerryGarcia, #JimCarroll, #JoeElliott, @MrChuckD birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/892437767803645952

#PumpUpThaVolume: Belle and Sebastian – “We Were Beautiful” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/891187336947433473