#MorningMonarchy: December 15, 2017


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America offline, punk jingles and rare vinyl + this day in history w/the Silver Bridge collapse and our song of the day by Miguel on your Morning Monarchy for December 15, 2017.

Notes/Links:

Baauer 'Taking Action' Against FCC Over 'Harlem Shake' Net Neutrality Repeal Video
https://twitter.com/billboardbiz/status/941472633803165697

#AIM dies tomorrow, but it’s not goodbye—it’s ~*tTyL*~. Full obituary
https://twitter.com/947fm/status/941472126850289664

READY PLAYER ONE - Official Trailer 1 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/940773630824337408

Just remember, The Simpsons predicted this years ago.
https://twitter.com/TheNerdRagePod/status/941325057246318593

Simpsons Did It: Accurate representation of what's just gone down in the media world
https://twitter.com/Soltography/status/941292182736060418

Disney-Fox merger presents hard fight for antitrust regulators (Audio)
https://twitter.com/RT_America/status/941472627054522368

Comcast passes on Fox
https://twitter.com/radiormnpodcast/status/940671758654246912

Stars of the screen and the newsroom arrive at the @Newseum in Washington for the movie premiere of #ThePost
https://twitter.com/AFPceleb/status/941471821379055616

#ThePost | Official Trailer [HD] | 20th Century FOX (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/941567591331479552

#DieHard, #TheGoonies, #Spartacus and more enter the #NationalFilmRegistry
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/941062689710735360

25 movies added to the #NationalFilmRegistry (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/941568945806385158

George Clooney gave all his best friends briefcases with $1 million in cash
https://twitter.com/CourageSower/status/941100716990513152

David Cassidy, "Fame" and misfortune - 'C’mon, Get Happy: Fear and Loathing on the Partridge Family Bus'
https://twitter.com/allmusicbooks/status/940971519127236609

Bruce Brown, whose 'Endless Summer' redefined surfing, dies
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/940776159012376576

'#EndlessSummer' Director #BruceBrown Has Died At 80 // The Endless Summer - Hawaii (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/941583041268400129

Pat DiNizio Dies: Smithereens Songwriter-Guitarist And Soundtrack Artist Was 62
https://twitter.com/boozeleprechaun/status/940827448391995392

#Smithereens Frontman #PatDiNizio Dies at 62 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/941569540588056576

The Selenophone, a Short-Lived, Highly Flammable Sound-Recording System
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/940681801034543104

#Portland party punk band @Mean_Jeans tries to sell out with jingles that brands didn't asked for (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/940473140462870528

Watch #PussyRiot debut a new song during their first-ever concert in the US
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/941504820396961792

#CiboMatto announce breakup, with members moving on to focus on their solo careers
https://twitter.com/consequence/status/940616205307711488

Extremely Rare Vinyl Copies of Prince's Black Album Unearthed
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/941494190227296256

#NewMusicFriday: Slim pickings this week w/the 1st new @NERDarmy LP in 7yrs - #NOONEEVERREALLYDIES and #LinkinPark release a posthumous live album... At least @TheCoralBand/@ZutonsThe collab @TheSerpentPower take a trip to '#ElectricLooneyland'
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/941559315764088832

#ThisDayInHistory: #December15 w/the 50th anniversary of the collapse of the #SilverBridge in #WestVirginia in 1967 (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/941731779022430208

+ #BillOfRightsDay, #SittingBull killed at #StandingRock, #Prohibition fully ends, '#GoneWithTheWind' opens, #GlennMiller disappears, '#TheChronic' drops, '#SchindlersList' opens
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/941733383792574469

Flashback: West Virginia Town Remembers Silver Bridge Disaster (Dec. 15, 2007)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2007/12/west-virginia-town-remembers-silver/

Flashback: Creationist Stabs Evolutionist // al-CIAda Releases New Recording // World Stocks Plummet Despite Infusion // Principal Tells Teachers To Dumb It Down // 7 Ton Load Falls Near Ground Zero (Dec. 15, 2007)
https://mediamonarchy.com/2007/12/news-on-march_14/

+ #JPaulGetty, #StanKenton, #BuddyCole, #AlanFreed, #TimConway, #DaveClark, #CarmineAppice, #DonJohnson, #TimGaines, #HelenSlater, #AdamBrody birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/941734104566980608

#PumpUpThaVolume: Miguel - "Told You So" (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/941561392729022465