#MorningMonarchy: May 4, 2018


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#MorningMonarchy: May 4, 2018Patriotic rap, iconic guitars and 49 unreleased tracks + this day in history w/the Kent State shootings and our song of the day by Ty Segall on your Morning Monarchy for May 4, 2018.

Notes/Links:

Nobel literature prize canceled this year, following academy’s own #MeToo scandal
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/world/wp/2018/05/04/nobel-literature-price-canceled-this-year-following-academys-own-metoo-scandal/

'Infinity War' opens with record $250M, passing 'Star Wars'
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/990728812328570880

How NBC's $69 Million Bet On Megyn Kelly Completely Backfired
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/989704897145819136

#TomBrokaw scandal - Fox says NBC accused by NYPost of victim shaming, pressuring women to support star
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/991871333439963136

.@TomBrokaw Fights Back After Allegations of Inappropriate Workplace Behavior (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/992451719077363712

#CliffHuxtable Was Bill Cosby’s Sickest Joke (now featuring requisite #Kanye references)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/989721836828090369

Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski expelled by Oscars Academy
https://twitter.com/itvnews/status/992121082898534401

China Promotes 'Patriotic' Rap: Make Americans Call Us 'Daddy'
https://twitter.com/DRUDGE_REPORT/status/992156916406145024

Kanye comparing himself to #Tupac and getting killed tomorrow (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/992224232317714432

Iconic guitar maker Gibson seeks bankruptcy protection
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/991439718536634369

Guitar Maker Gibson Goes Bankrupt, Hopes for President Trump's Trade Reform (Audio)
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/991708059494907905

Sandra Bullock's stalker, Joseph James Corbett, found dead after standoff with police
https://twitter.com/Jay_D007/status/992116414428393472

Pamela Gidley, Actress in 'Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me,' Dies at 52
https://twitter.com/MIISA_Innovate/status/990901420453978113

'The Dam Busters', 'Logan's Run' director Michael Anderson dies at 98
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/990727460626010112

'Golden Girls,' 'Soap' producer Paul Junger Witt dies at 77
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/990062023588372480

Church from 'Alice's Restaurant' song reopens after upgrades
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/990728417812385792

Pussy Riot Nadya & Spirit Cooking Marina, together at last!
https://twitter.com/RachelDTobias/status/992408305699115010

ABBA Recording New Music for the First Time in 35 Years
https://twitter.com/ShawnCathcart/status/990082666539245568

Guns N’ Roses Announce Appetite For Destruction Box Set With 49 Unreleased Tracks
https://twitter.com/discogs/status/992184539475783685

#NewMusicFriday: Make way for new @BellyTheBand & @BrianEnoMusic; then @GazCoombes, @EleanorOnly & @DamienJurado keep on truckin'; plus @HouseOfBMSR, @DanielLanois x Venetian @Snares, @LeonBridges & more
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/992263343845949440

+ #HaymarketAffair, #AlCapone starts prison sentence, #Alcatraz riot, #GeneVincent records "Be-Bop-A Lula", the first #Grammys, #Thatcher becomes PM, #Unabomber sentenced to life in prison
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/992463137835180032

#ThisDayInHistory: #May4 w/#FourDeadInOhio as the @OHNationalGuard - specifically the highly-suspicious #TerryNorman - open fire on student protesters in 1970
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/992463136723619840

Flashback: Cop Kills CIA Agent After Car Chase in Downtown Houston (May 4, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/cop-kills-cia-agent-after-car-chase-in/

Flashback: Probe of USS Cole Bombing Unravels (May 4, 2008)
http://mediamonarchy.com/2008/05/probe-of-uss-cole-bombing-unravels/

+ #HosniMubarak, #AudreyHepburn, #RonCarter, #DickDale, #RandyTravis, #AnaGasteyer, #WillArnett, #MikeDirnt, #LanceBass birthdays
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/992463139361837057

#PumpUpThaVolume: Ty Segall - "Every 1's A Winner" (Hot Chocolate Cover) (Audio)
https://twitter.com/mediamonarchy/status/990726838635847680