#MorningMonarchy: September 15, 2017


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Bizarre misreading, banned books and the Mercury Prize + this day in history w/Marilyn’s skirt and our song of the day by Cut Copy on your Morning Monarchy for September 15, 2017.

Notes/Links:

‘I heard a scream and then there was smoke’: Explosion hits London subway, injuring at least 22
https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/explosion-in-london-subway-sends-police-and-ambulances-racing-to-the-station/2017/09/15/d9e16778-99f0-11e7-82e4-f1076f6d6152_story.html

Pop Stars or Porn Stars? ‘#BlurredLines’ Book Examines Music’s Role In Sexual Assault on Campus
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/906250174921625600

Bizarre misreading: @HillaryClinton thinks the lesson of Orwell’s 1984 is that you should trust experts, leaders and the press
https://twitter.com/JamesHeartfield/status/907752206627213312

Neocon outlet mocks successful screenwriter Roberto Orci (Star Trek reboot) for being a 9/11 truther
https://twitter.com/Evgeni_Gonzalez/status/907468396341682178

You never met the RAND guy who helped transform your movie into government propaganda? Wow, you really were used. Quite an admission.
https://twitter.com/TimothyS/status/907433183045574656

Victor Salva Sexual Abuse Victim Comments on ‘JEEPERS CREEPERS 3’ Protest
https://twitter.com/dum_phuk/status/908503997534949376

Flashback: Disney Movie’s Director a Convicted Child Molester : Hollywood: He says, ‘I paid for my mistakes dearly,’ but victim of incident several years ago urges boycott of ‘Powder.’
http://articles.latimes.com/1995-10-25/local/me-60848_1_child-molester

Christian Bale Discusses What Led Him to Take #DickCheney Role in Upcoming Film, ‘#Backseat’ (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/907737546054025216

@WiedenKennedy beats out several other top agencies to win global creative duties for @Airbnb
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/907343745514848256

Aronofsky handed out prayer cards ahead of ‘Mother!’
https://twitter.com/DazAltTheory/status/906934257611927552

‘Mother’ Trailer (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/908580644350918656

Reminder: #Coco is the film for which #Disney attempted to TRADEMARK the phrase, “#DayOfTheDead”
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/908074292482531328

Flashback: Disney Tried to Trademark “Día De Los Muertos”
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/332055678409650176

Jim Carey talks ‘clusters of tetrahedrons’ (Audio)
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/907871573729669120

Gary Numan: How Trump’s ‘Stupidity’ on Climate Change Became My Twisted Inspiration
https://twitter.com/numanofficial/status/907227177086832640

Ringo Starr “would’ve voted for Brexit” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/DazAltTheory/status/908063722635231233

After arrest, radio host quits “Boomer and Carton” show
https://twitter.com/AP/status/908144552753713152

Pirate pleads guilty to gut-punching the music biz
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/908393357683998720

How Spotify’s argument in copyright lawsuit could upend the music industry’s newfound recovery
https://twitter.com/billboard/status/908125660098580480

#Morrissey releases new #LowInHighSchool album art to mixed reviews
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/907334643019476992

#HMV denies banning new #Morrissey album cover
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/907349588457046016

#BookSmarts: Celebrate #BannedBookWeek Sep24-30, 2017 With Some Banned Comics 📚
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/908112941307781120

Jerry Pournelle, science fiction titan, dies at 84
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/908164207136387072

‘Sopranos’ and ‘Goodfellas’ actor Frank Vincent dies aged 78
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/908166498136543233

Country star Don Williams, ‘the Gentle Giant,’ dead at 78
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/906368718564982784

Len Wein, Legendary Comics Writer and Editor, Dies at 69
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/907044144475983873

#HuskerDu drummer Grant Hart dies after battling cancer
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/908417103664943105

#HuskerDu Drummer #GrantHart Dies at 56 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/908582551995871232

Helicopter crash kills country singer Troy Gentry and pilot
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/906367852088905728

@BeachwoodSparks Guitarist Josh Schwartz Dead at 45
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/907781387733700610

So sad to hear… @Those_Darlins’ #JessiZazu dies at 28
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/908013907200970752

@beastieboys lift their no-ads policy to allow “Sabotage” in Destiny 2 promo
https://twitter.com/stereogum/status/908368147996180485

#Sampha wins #MercuryPrize2017
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/908440626198233088

/#NewMusicFriday: @Antibalas, @Black_Kids_, @DeerTickMusic, @ChoirOfTheMind+@Mike___McDonald, #RingoStarr
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/908566017390944256

#ThisDayInHistory: #September15 w/#MarilynMonroe’s skirt blown up for ‘The Seven Year Itch’ (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/908739671143747584

+ #HarpersFerry captured, #FourLittleGirls killed, #Sports
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/908740868546355200

Flashback: Genetic ‘barcodes’ may cut illegal trade (Sep. 15, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/09/genetic-barcodes-may-cut-illegal-trade/

Flashback: Thousands withdraw millions from UK’s 8th largest bank (Sep. 15, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/09/thousands-withdraw-millions-from-uks/

Flashback: Thousands of protesters march to Capitol (Sep. 15, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/09/thousands-of-protesters-march-to/

+ #RoyAcuff, #CannonballAdderley, Doyle/@TheMisfits bdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/908741821617995777

#PumpUpThaVolume: Cut Copy – “Airborne” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/908561783475994626