#MorningMonarchy: December 1, 2017


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Inappropriate behaviour, inciting debauchery and credible accusations + this day in history w/the murder of Sergey Kirov and our song of the day by Morrissey on your Morning Monarchy for December 1, 2017.

Notes/Links:

Charles Manson’s musical connections – from Nine Inch Nails to Kasabian
https://twitter.com/NME/status/932635806614851584

Music producer Russell Simmons steps down after sex assault claim
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/936280512250998784

#RussellSimmons steps down after assault claims (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936494593222176768

Meek Mill’s Petition for Early Release on Bail Denied, Sent to Lower Court
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/935612618416508928

Superior Court Denies #MeekMill’s Bail Request (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936495033871503361

Top Exec at Warner Music Sweden Ousted Amidst Sexual Harassment Claims
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/932785774847766529

NBC News fires Matt Lauer over inappropriate sexual behavior
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/935898664429608960

#MattLauersSecretButton (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936496811463675904

‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ actor Geoffrey Rush denies “inappropriate behaviour” allegations
https://twitter.com/NME/status/936001684240830464

#GeoffreyRush Denies Allegations Of ‘Inappropriate Behavior’ (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936497231674228737

John Lasseter Takes Leave of Absence From Disney/Pixar, Apologizes for Unwanted Hugs
https://twitter.com/dum_phuk/status/933084440909185024

#PixarCoco ‘s #JohnLasseter leaving (for now) over harassment allegations // Variety called Lasseter, “one of the most powerful figures in the entertainment industry” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936498130874286086

Android creator left Google after probe into allegedly inappropriate relationship
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/936022935852085248

Feldman Calls Out Armie Hammer’s New Movie for Glamorizing Pedophilia
https://twitter.com/Corey_Feldman/status/936034866356928512

PBS has replaced The Charlie Rose Show with Antiques Roadshow. Will anyone notice the difference?
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/932998630599823360

CBS News announces CBS News is firing #CharlieRose after sexual misconduct allegations, issues on-air statement (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936499741415809026

#JeffreyTambor Exits ‘@Transparent_TV’ After Sexual Harassment Allegations From Two #Transgender Co-Workers
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/932478597889081344

#JeffreyTambor exits ‘#Transparent’ (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936501598074761216

Jeremy Piven’s new show ‘Wisdom of the Crowd’ cancelled amid sexual assault allegations
https://twitter.com/NME/status/935608445381816325

CW producer fired after 19 staffers report misconduct
https://twitter.com/DRUDGE_REPORT/status/935967815986700288

Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner defend ‘Girls’ writer amid sexual assault claim: “We stand by Murray”
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/931705620750880768

“Oprah’s doing a whole week on Transexuals and which Bathroom’s should they use” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/navyhato/status/934333621980164097

#ConspiracyCinema: American businessman who controls FDR carries on his holiday tradition or having an orphan “stay with him” for the week. (Audio)
https://twitter.com/g3rd3r/status/934907485776789504

Judge delays, tries to rein in X-rated civil trial of Jeffrey Epstein
https://twitter.com/shartstorm8d8/status/936246507803516929

Egyptian singer arrested for ‘inciting debauchery’ after eating a banana in music video
https://twitter.com/TruthSeekerApp/status/932878841936318464

Baron Cohen to pay fine for Czechs sporting Borat mankinis
https://twitter.com/AP_Oddities/status/933040083191631872

Weather Channel set up for a live shot of the Georgia Dome being imploded, and at the perfectly wrong time … this happened
https://twitter.com/Brett_A_Taylor/status/932701344082923520

Thirty years later, “Max Headroom” TV pirate remains at large
https://twitter.com/corbettreport/status/933657203524829184

You Spend $249 a Year on War. This Stirring War Child Ad Suggests Better Uses for That Cash
https://twitter.com/Adweek/status/934246378590662658

Invest Your $249 in Peace, Not War (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936461107413237761

Nick Cave plays Israel to ‘take stand’ against boycotters
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/932421397544165376

#NickCave, #RogerWaters war over #BDS, #Israel (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936502755111268352

#NotTheOnion: What to Wear to Smash the State
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936133107476058112

All editors fired at LA Weekly. One staff writer retained.
https://twitter.com/LAObserved/status/936018434726309889

Who Owns L.A. Weekly?
https://twitter.com/BetsBarnes/status/936134338940346369

@TimeInc. Sells Itself to the @MeredithCorp., Backed by the #KochBrothers
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/934959306830635008

Forbidden Planet prop Robby the Robot sets price record after selling for £4m
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/933556099097284609

#JimNabors, TV’s ‘#GomerPyle’, Gone At 87
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936366450217910274

Rance Howard, actor dad of director Ron Howard, dies at 89
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/934620153580523520

Ron Howard’s Father, #RanceHoward Gone At 89 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936508010096029696

Ann Wedgeworth, known for ‘Three’s Company’ role, dies at 83
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/932069693061337088

Della Reese, of TV’s ‘Touched by an Angel,’ has died at 86
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/932825641472413697

Ease on down… (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936510883508785152

Cosby Show actor Earle Hyman dies at 91
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/932418704851087365

#Cosby hipster in our midst (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936509463640424451

Fagen sues late Steely Dan partner over band’s name, music
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/935361667818541056

Jon Hendricks, Genre-Pushing Jazz Vocalist, Dead At 96
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/933547309387931648

“Last Kiss” Soul Singer-Turned-Minister #WayneCochran Dies at 78 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/935627840338272256

Teen idol David Cassidy, ‘Partridge Family’ star, dies at 67
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/933170885397118976

Actor #DavidCassidy dead at 67 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936513390599536641

Mel Tillis, country music star known as ‘Stutterin’ Boy,’ dead at 85
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/933078410213117952

Legendary Country Singer #MelTillis Dead At 85 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936513736851910656

Malcolm Young, AC/DC Guitarist and Co-Founder, Dead at 64
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/931964182693588992

Mourners in Sydney bid farewell to AC/DC co-founder and legendary guitarist Malcolm Young, who passed away earlier this month aged 64 after suffering from dementia for several years
https://twitter.com/AFP/status/935358471414865921

#MalcolmYoung, AC/DC Co-Founder, Dies at 64 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936514339049152512

Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96; coached Jimmy Connors
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/932418300054818816

Billy Corgan Breaks Down the Music Industry (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/932866065142390784

Those ‘Fake Artists’ on Spotify? Epidemic Sound CEO Oscar Holland Says There Was ‘No Special Deal’
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/933071791156813824

Music Streaming Royalty Rates Going Up Slightly in 2018
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/935537356534317056

Portland, Oregon, city employee is suing Isaac Brock, who fell asleep at the wheel, over car crash that she says caused herniated disks in spine.
https://twitter.com/APWestRegion/status/936080761907830786

#Morrissey says #AnthonyRapp’s allegations against #KevinSpacey “did not sound very credible”
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/932748890050248704

Political correctness means no one in Britain DARE tell the truth anymore – Morrissey
https://twitter.com/XEyezWideOpenX/status/936160292513476608

#Morrissey Spurs Controversy On Harassment Allegations (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936515217005015040

Vinyl, streaming and CDs: Maybe it’s not just about the audio quality
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/933524918729183232

#NewMusicFriday: @CindyWilsonATH of @TheB52s goes solo on @KillRockStars, @NeilYoung teams w/the @POTR while @TheStaves collab w/@yMusicNYC … and then the rest is mostly a bunch of best of’s, reissues and Christmas crap
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936446737799036928

#ThisDayInHistory: #December1 w/#SergeyKirov, leader of the Russian Revolution, is killed by his mentor and friend, #JosephStalin in 1934
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936663197498535941

+ @CivilAirPatrol founded, ‘#AxisBoldAsLove’ released in UK, #JanisJoplin’s last concert, #VietnamWar lottery starts, #SexPistols swear a lot on TV
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936663846546055168

+#LouRawls, #BillyPaul, #WoodyAllen, #RichardPryor, #JohnDensmore, #BetteMidler, #GilbertOSullivan, #JacoPastorius, #JuleeCruise, #BillyChildish, @JonathanCoulton, #JanelleMonae, #IkeyOwens birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936664694785376256

Flashback: Hillary Hostage-Taker Thinks Gov’t Put Bug In His Head (Dec. 1, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/12/hillary-hostage-taker-thinks-govt-pu/

Flashback: Oregon Is Ground Zero In Fight Against RIAA (Dec. 1, 2007)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2007/12/oregon-ground-zero-in-fight-agains/

#PumpUpThaVolume: #Morrissey – “Jacky’s Only Happy When She’s Up on the Stage” (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/936443912570290177