#MorningMonarchy: November 17, 2017


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Bombshell blockbuster, Warped forever and tangled up in green + this day in history w/Nixon’s not a crook and our song of the day by Godflesh on your Morning Monarchy for November 17, 2017.

Notes/Links:

Film tells how Hollywood star Hedy Lamarr helped to invent wifi
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/929883452341669889

‘Bombshell: The #HedyLamarr Story’ Trailer (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931415738593640453

US Court Hears Case Involving Impersonation of AP Journalist
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931416520483155968

Comcast has approached 21st Century Fox to express interest in buying some major assets, sources tell CNBC.
https://twitter.com/CNBCnow/status/931278545137160193

#Comcast Sets Sight On #21StCenturyFox (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931416520483155968

#BuzzFeed Going Public In 2018 (#March30, 2017) (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931416812868182023

BuzzFeed canceled its IPO – And you won’t believe what happened next!
https://twitter.com/StockCats/status/931254856811270145

Syndicated gossip columnist Liz Smith is dead at 94
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/930128131314380800

Gossip columnist #LizSmith dies at 94 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931417862178201600

Fashion mag @marieclaire says @taylorswift13 shld apologize for being “apolitical.” No, she shouldn’t
https://twitter.com/reason/status/930823767269543936

Following allegations of sexual misconduct against Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey, the band has canceled upcoming tour dates
https://twitter.com/DiffuserFM/status/930232097222119425

Netflix cuts ties with Louis CK
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/929131450057797634

London’s @OldVicTheatre “uncovers” 20 allegations against #KevinSpacey
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931284188610752513

Al Franken stalked and harassed me. He scared the living hell out of me. It’s all true.
https://twitter.com/MelMorgan1350/status/931244347785232389

Sylvester Stallone accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old fan
https://twitter.com/DailyMailCeleb/status/931222994977992704

#SylvesterStallone accused of sexually assaulting teenage fan in 1986 while shooting ‘#OverTheTop’ (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931418727584690176

Bill Nye’s “Ask Me Anything” On Reddit Turned Out Far Worse Than His Predictions for the Environment
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/929206136494002176

The music industry’s last remaining major traveling festival is saying goodbye. Warped Tour will be hitting the road for a final trek in 2018.
https://twitter.com/billboard/status/930880656812466176

The Vans #WarpedTour Is Ending After The 2018 Festival: 25th Anniversary Celebration Planned For 2019 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931419139020701701

The music you didn’t realize you grew up with: Chip Tanaka’s 8-bit revolution
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/930620059986419712

#Metroid NES – SOUNDTRACK // #KidIcarus (NES) Soundtrack (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931420193233842177

Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for $450m at auction, smashing records
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/930974537193283584

#DaVinci motherload: #SalvatorMundi painting sells for $450M US, shattering record (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931422145397133313

Tangled Up in Green: Dylan guitar sells for nearly $400,000
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/929871503327449088

#BobDylan’s Electric Guitar Sets Auction Record (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931422527980691456

“Sometimes brilliant, sometimes infuriating, and 💯  percent #Morrissey.”; @BostonGlobe review #LowInHighSchool ahead of tomorrow’s release
https://twitter.com/MozOccasions/status/931136604432994304

#NewMusicFriday: #Morrissey’s 11th, #Godflesh’s 8th, @BarenakedLadies 12th, #GBH’s 12th + live Sabbath, Maiden & ELO; this week’s album from @TheeOhSees, a #JohnColtrane soundtrack, a lost LP by #ChrisGantry & more
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931411292182659072

#ThisDayInHistory: #November17 w/#Nixon tells 400 @AP managing editors assembled at #Disneyworld on this day in 1973 that, “I am not a crook.” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931587030844182528

+ #HHHolmes arrested, @SAGaftra implements Anti-#Communist oath, JFK dedicates @Dulles_Airport, #HeidiBowl, #StarWarsHolidaySpecial, ‘#DoubleFantasy’ drops, the #LuxorMassacre
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931588765436469248

Flashback: Army Desertion Rate Up 80% Since 2003 (Nov. 17, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/11/army-desertion-rate-up-80-since-2003/

Flashback: In Ron Paul Coins, Federal Agents Don’t Trust // Fed Makes Biggest Temporary Injection Since 9/11 // ‘Loose Change: Final Cut’ // Massive Attack Simulation To Involve Every State // USrael Won’t Cooperate With Syrian Inquest // Comcast Sued Over Web Interference (Nov. 17, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/11/news-on-march_17/

+ #RockHudson, #MartinScorsese, @DannyDeVito, #EastBayRay, @RuPaul, #JeffBuckley, @MrsKimyaDawson birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931589298314346497

#PumpUpThaVolume: Godflesh – “Post Self” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/931408135998156800